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  • Shaka Smart leaves VCU to coach at Texas

    Shaka Smart leaves VCU to coach at Texas
    AUSTIN, Texas — Shaka Smart has been a hot coaching commodity since leading Virginia Commonwealth to the Final Four in 2011. He had reportedly shunned several big-time offers, but the lure of Texas was finally too much to turn down.   Texas...
  • AP: Shaka Smart, Texas Could Be Close To Deal

    AUSTIN, Texas — Texas athletic director Steve Patterson is scheduled to travel Thursday to meet with Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart to make an offer to coach the Longhorns, a person with knowledge of the trip told The Associated Press....
  • Texas Women Return To Spotlight, But UConn Casts Big Shadow

    Texas Women Return To Spotlight, But UConn Casts Big Shadow
    ALBANY — If you haven't noticed, the UConn women exist in an alternate universe where the air is rarefied and expectations can be overwhelming. Where else in college sports does the fan base make Final Four reservations in the time between...
  • How 'bout them 'Eers?

    As someone who has lived in the Baltimore-Washington region since 1981, I am sympathetic to the fact that no "local" teams are still alive in the NCAA men's basketball tournament with Virginia Commonwealth (which I'm not sure is even local), Georgetown,...
  • Re-energized Brey leads Notre Dame against steady Shockers

    Re-energized Brey leads Notre Dame against steady Shockers
    CLEVELAND — The blessing of being the son of an Olympic athlete meant Mike Brey grew up in a house where excellence wasn't requested from his mother, Lehighton High School graduate Betty Mullen Brey, but required. It brought its own sense of...
  • Ready, set, scramble! Chaos defines end of tourney games

    Ready, set, scramble! Chaos defines end of tourney games
    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In the 2008 national championship, with Kansas trailing Memphis by three and 10.8 seconds left in the game, coach Bill Self called for his team to run a play called "Chop." The play, designed to provide multiple scoring...
  • NCAA tournament Week 1 is hardly garden-variety as seeds get scattered

    This year's NCAA field was not trimmed, from 68 to 16, as much as it was hacked with garden shears. The East saw its top seedlings turned into compost. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1...
  • NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons

    NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons
    Joey Ptasinski didn't enjoy the 200-mile trip to American last month. The Lafayette shooting guard didn't like missing six of the nine 3-pointers he took during that game and hates losing. But what made the trek to Washington, D.C. unfavorable was that...
  • Cheers and tears: March Madness recap so far

    Cheers and tears: March Madness recap so far
    Had enough of March Madness yet? Yeah, neither have we. But just in case you had to sleep/eat/call your mother at some point this weekend and missed some of the action, this will catch you up in a hurry. IT'S GOOD TO BE … The ACC Despite...
  • NCAA tournament roundup: Day 4

    NCAA tournament roundup: Day 4
    Top seeds Wisconsin and Duke were among the NCAA tournament winners Sunday. No. 4 Louisville 66, No. 5 Northern Iowa 53: Terry Rozier had 25 points and seven assists, and Rick Pitino directed the undermanned, fourth-seeded Cards to a 66-53 victory...
  • Wichita State advances with 78-65 win over Kansas

    Wichita State advances with 78-65 win over Kansas
    OMAHA, Neb. –  Wichita State won the state and a trip to the Sweet 16. In a showdown of the Sunflower State in the NCAA tournament round of 32, the Shockers advanced with a 78-65 victory against No. 2 seed Kansas. They face No. 3 seed Notre Dame...