| May 31, 2014
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
David Olmedo-Barrera (St. Francis High, 2012) Cal State Fullerton baseball sophomore: The former Golden Knight and the Titans had a good showing in the first round of the NCAAA...
| 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,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:51 AM
A member of the student broadcast team asked Matt Domer about joining a Mount Carmel-to-Illinois pipeline that's been busy "the last couple years."
Frank Lenti, Mount Carmel's long-time coach, couldn't help but interject.
"There has been a Mount...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:07 PM
So, seeds don't mean anything. Of the five Chicago college basketball players RedEye leaned on for March Madness expertise, three chose No. 4 seed Louisville as their tourney favorite or their dark horse. The Big Ten gets a lot of love, too.
As the meat...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The NCAA women's basketball tournament begins Saturday with 16 games at eight sub-regional sites, including UCLA.
Nebraska (25-6), the No. 4-seeded team in the Lincoln Regional, plays No. 13-seeded Fresno State (22-10) at 1 p.m. at Pauley Pavilion....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:29 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Hampton University seniors Alyssa Bennett and Nikki Hamilton have had a simple message to freshman teammate Malia Tate-DeFreitas as she prepares for her first NCAA tournament.
"I feel like she just needs to come out and play...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:28 PM
SAN ANTONIO — Cory Jefferson scored 16 points and No. 6 seed Baylor kept 11th-seeded Nebraska winless in its NCAA tournament history with a 74-60 second-round victory Friday.
The Bears (25-11) kept up a two-month tear and will play either No. 3...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The regional finals of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament will be played this weekend in Lincoln, Neb., South Bend, Ind., Palo Alto, Calif., and Louisville, Ky. Here's a look at how the brackets break down.
UConn: The Huskies will...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 6:49 PM
— There is only one athletic director in Division I with both basketball teams in the Elite Eight, and he arrived at Pinnacle Bank Arena about three hours before UConn's regional semifinal against BYU on Saturday.
To say Warde Manuel is happy about...
| Apr 3, 2014
Atlantic 10 Conference commissioner Bernadette McGlade was "extremely optimistic," but nervous nonetheless on Selection Sunday. Radically changed from a year ago, her league appeared poised to send a record six teams to the NCAA basketball tournament....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Gator Bowl officials signed a new six –year deal with TaxSlayer.com, which includes renaming the historic bowl game TaxSlayer Bowl starting in 2015. The agreement continues a partnership that began in 2012 and extends it through 2020.