| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:34 PM
UCLA dropped four spots in the Associated Press media poll after an opening win over Virginia.
The Bruins were No. 11 this week after opening at No. 7.
Who knows where they'll land after having to hold on for a 42-35 win over Memphis on Saturday night...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 11:40 PM
UCLA’s Pac-12 Conference title hopes still smolder. A chance for a prominent bowl game may still be a reasonable suggestion. Even a spot as one of four teams in the new college playoffs could happen.
All that, though, will require the Bruins to...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Memphis wasn’t supposed to be a test, but UCLA was one mistake away from losing to a team that hasn’t beaten a team from one of the five power conferences in 17 consecutive games. The Bruins pulled it out in the end, but it wasn't pretty....
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Old Dominion baseball coach Chris Finwood knows precisely when a benefit of Conference USA membership became evident: Monday, May 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
That's when ODU's name flashed across the TV screen during the NCAA baseball tournament selection...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 3:59 PM
UCLA will open the NCAA tournament Friday against Tulsa in a South Regional game at Viejas Arena in San Diego.
The fourth-seeded Bruins would play either fifth-seeded Virginia Commonwealth and 12th-seeded Stephen F. Austin on Sunday. UCLA would play...
| Mar 22, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — By the time Virginia and Coastal Carolina finally took the court late Friday night, the number was 119. Since the NCAA tournament bracket expanded to 64 teams in 1985, No. 1 seeds were 119-0 against No. 16s.
| Mar 23, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — Teammates blinked, fans cringed, and deadline-panicked scribes outlined odes to upsets. London Perrantes spared everyone.
Playing in his first NCAA tournament game late Friday night, Virginia's point guard showcased the poise and...
| Mar 24, 2014
RALEIGH, N.C. — Entering this NCAA tournament, the ACC had sent at least one team to the regional semifinals for 34 consecutive seasons. Come late Sunday night, that streak hinged on Virginia.
Gone were Duke, North Carolina State and Pittsburgh....
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:38 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56% to beat Memphis, 78-60, on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.
Anthony Gill added 13 points for the Cavaliers (30-6)...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
LOUISVILLE — There's very little about the American Athletic Conference that is conventional. The strange amalgam of ex-Big East, ex-Conference USA, ex-Atlantic 10 schools going one way, with ACC- and Big Ten-bound schools crossing paths for one...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:55 PM
MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches.
"There was a lot of talk about what it was,...