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  • Henson, Havlicek among those headed into college hoops Hall

    When he arrived at Illinois in 1975, the first thing Lou Henson did was preach patience. The new coach wanted to build the Fighting Illini into a national contender, but he wanted to do it with in-state prospects, even if it'd take a while. So that first...
  • The former player behind the $5 million Notre Dame basketball gift

    The former player behind the $5 million Notre Dame basketball gift
    Muffet McGraw was the coach at Lehigh University when she saw Karen Robinson play and just sighed. McGraw was recruiting one of Robinson's high school teammates, Sherrie Androlewicz, who was good enough that she remains the No. 2 scorer in Lehigh...
  • Virginia need not apologize for pace, defensive excellence

    Virginia need not apologize for pace, defensive excellence
    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...
  • UConn Not Ready To Embrace Endowments For Coaches

    UConn Not Ready To Embrace Endowments For Coaches
    HARTFORD – Athletic fundraising takes on many forms and serves many purposes as UConn proved again this year when it announced the Werth family name would be attached to the basketball practice facility on campus. Earlier this week, Notre Dame...
  • State's top basketball teams hurting as postseason beckons

     State's top basketball teams hurting as postseason beckons
    As Hampton Roads auditions its weather for Winter Olympics consideration — speedskating on Lake Maury? Alpine skiing at Mount Trashmore? — we welcome you to the walking-wounded stage of the state's college basketball regular season....
  • Duke-Carolina takes top billing in college hoops this week

    One of college basketball's greatest rivalries and a showdown between two Pac-12 powers highlight this week in college basketball. The marquee game is Duke vs. North Carolina. The not-so-friendly neighbors will meet for the first time this season and...
  • Coaching changes burn top recruits who are locked into their schools

    Coaching changes burn top recruits who are locked into their schools
    Relationships are hard and commitment is scary. Thank goodness we have the greeting card industry or millions of men would be in trouble. It's just too bad they don't make cards for recruiting. "Roses are red, violets are blue — come play...
  • Extras, leftovers from NCAA legislation story

    Extras, leftovers from NCAA legislation story
    There was plenty that I didn’t include in Sunday’s story about recent NCAA legislation and its possible effects on local schools and conferences outside the Power 5, largely for space limitations in print and to prevent readers’ eyes...
  • With games 'in the dead of winter,' college lacrosse has gone mad

    With games 'in the dead of winter,' college lacrosse has gone mad
    A friend sent me some pictures of Susquehanna University's lacrosse scrimmage in the snow over the weekend. There was game footage on television of Maryland and Johns Hopkins playing on snow-covered fields the same day. I was waiting to see some...
  • Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits

    Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits
    Tom Yeager witnessed major college conferences enact historic legislation that will allow schools to provide extra benefits to scholarship athletes. When voting concluded at last month's NCAA convention, he and many others couldn't help but think: Now...
  • Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process

    Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process
    INDIANAPOLIS — At NCAA headquarters, the basketball enthusiasts view Selection Sunday as Christmas morning. This mock selection exercise would be akin to Thanksgiving. "So let's eat," says David Worlock, the NCAA point man for this event....