| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program.
Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring.
"I remember Niels...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:46 AM
History says that two ACC teams likely will land in Raleigh for the NCAA basketball tournament’s opening weekend. But as selection committee chairman Ron Wellman indirectly reminded this week, new bracketing principles could bring that number to...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Nikko Pontrello scored the game-winning goal 19 seconds into overtime, and No. 14 Loyola Maryland beat No. 12 Penn State, 12-11, on Saturday in a game that was moved indoors to Holuba Hall because of last week's snowstorm.
The host Nittany Lions (1-1)...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Buzz Williams has gone the junior college route to corral his latest recruit for the class of 2014.
Shane Henry, a 6-foot-8 forward, is headed to Tech, according to Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com. Henry (@Tallguyy_...
| Jun 12, 2014
Buzz Williams attended a junior college. He barged his way into coaching there and earned his nickname in the process. Most telling, the top four scorers on the first of Williams' Sweet 16 teams at Marquette were junior-college transfers.
So it is no...
| May 25, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Notre Dame is a battle-tested team, and most importantly, the Fighting Irish has averaged 12 goals per game in its recent six-game winning streak.
Ranked No. 11 in scoring offense and No. 24 in scoring defense, Notre Dame is a different team than the...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Virginia’s basketball program has reached scholarship capacity for next season with the addition of guard Darius Thompson, a transfer from Tennessee.
A 6-foot-5 freshman from Blackman High in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Thompson posted modest numbers...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:20 AM
ESPN analyst Mark Dixon took a spin through the 18-team field of the NCAA tournament before joining The Baltimore Sun for this Q&A. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder discussed surprises in the bracket, the debate over the final at-large spot, and the...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:51 AM
CBS Sports Network analyst Evan Washburn was the color analyst for No. 1 Loyola’s 13-10 win against No. 6 Johns Hopkins on Saturday. The former Delaware defenseman, who can be followed on Twitter via his account @EvanWashburn, took a spin through...
| Apr 25, 2014
For the second straight game, Halle Majorana posted four goals as top-seeded Maryland defeated eighth-seeded Virginia Tech, 14-9, in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Thursday at Boston College's Alumni Stadium.