| Mar 3, 2015
| 9:43 AM
Conference tournaments begin this week and there will be some important games for ranked teams in a few of the smaller leagues.
The Missouri Valley Conference tournament kicks off Thursday in St. Louis with No. 8 Wichita State and No. 11 Northern Iowa...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 7:59 PM
NEW ORLEANS – More than a decade ago, Diana Taurasi punted a basketball to the roof of New Orleans Arena to celebrate winning UConn's third straight national championship and the end of her iconic career. That was very cool.
Two years ago, another...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:07 PM
Jim Boeheim has been Syracuse's coach since 1976.
The Hall of Famer knows a good team when he sees one.
"We're getting ready to play one of best Notre Dame teams that we've faced since I've been at Syracuse," Boeheim said Monday.
The No. 9 Irish have a...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 4:55 PM
NEW ORLEANS — After UConn dispatched Houston last week by 59 points at the XL Center, Geno Auriemma was asked whether he could remember what it was like hanging out on the wrong side of the scoreline.
Normally quick-witted, Auriemma thought for...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 10:19 PM
Miami had a chance to pull off an upset, but Louisville escaped the battle between two teams seeking an NCAA Tournament resume boost.
The Cardinals found a way to deliver during crunch time, while the Hurricanes faltered.
After struggling at the...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Syracuse was the toast of college basketball a year ago. Jim Boeheim’s Orange was 25-0, ranked No. 1 and applauded for a style rooted in a stifling 2-3 zone defense.
Today, Virginia is portrayed by some of the same oracles as the game’s...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:04 PM
HARTFORD — UConn's Gabby Williams has been a three-time selection as American Athletic Conference freshman of the week. And on Feb. 9 as the Huskies prepared to play undefeated South Carolina in the game of the year at Gampel Pavilion, she was...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:27 AM
During its final six seasons, 2008-13, the old Big East basketball conference averaged an unrivaled 8.5 NCAA tournament bids. In one remarkable fit of gluttony, 11 league teams landed in the 2011 bracket, and ninth-place Connecticut – ninth! –...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:01 AM
Virginia endured its second-worst shooting night of the season Saturday, missed 12-of-14 attempts from beyond the 3-point arc and lost the rebounding battle. Hardly a promising victory formula against the nation’s ninth-ranked team and a Hall of...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 12:36 PM
A handful of ACC teams enter spring football practice with question marks at quarterback. Florida State, Boston College and Louisville have the most concerns at the position. That being said, keep an eye out for these quarterback battles this spring:...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 3:51 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Sluggish starts have become a given for FSU.
But more times than not, the Seminoles have found ways to climb back from large deficits early on to at least make contests close down the stretch.
FSU got the bumpy beginning part...