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  • Spartans knock off Sooners 62-58 in East semifinal

    All but counted out a little over a month ago, coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans are still playing. Next up, another Elite Eight. Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half and Travis Trice scored six of his 21 points in...
  • How 'bout them 'Eers?

    As someone who has lived in the Baltimore-Washington region since 1981, I am sympathetic to the fact that no "local" teams are still alive in the NCAA men's basketball tournament with Virginia Commonwealth (which I'm not sure is even local), Georgetown,...
  • Great Coaches? Don't Ever Count Out Tom Izzo

    Great Coaches? Don't Ever Count Out Tom Izzo
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Using the Jeff Jacobs eyeball metric, a metric not nearly as scientific as FiveThirtyEight over at ESPN, Rick Pitino is the best game manager in college basketball. Of course, when I wrote that three years ago, Jim Calhoun opened a...
  • Orioles prospect Pat Connaughton focused on Notre Dame's Sweet 16 run — for now

    Orioles prospect Pat Connaughton focused on Notre Dame's Sweet 16 run — for now
    Orioles scouting director Gary Rajsich first saw Pat Connaughton pitch in person last May in College Park. After throwing three wild pitches in the first inning, which led to the only runs in a 2-0 loss to Maryland, Connaughton settled down, retiring 12...
  • NCAA tournament Week 1 is hardly garden-variety as seeds get scattered

    This year's NCAA field was not trimmed, from 68 to 16, as much as it was hacked with garden shears. The East saw its top seedlings turned into compost. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1...
  • Maryland Women End Princeton's Undefeated Season

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Maryland ended Princeton's undefeated season and Tennessee remained perfect at home Monday night. Both teams advanced to the Sweet 16. The Lady Vols improved to 56-0 in NCAA Tournament games at home with a win over Pittsburgh....
  • Tight end Taylor McNamara to join Trojans

    Tight end Taylor McNamara to join Trojans
    USC, desperately thin at tight end, will add some depth before next season. Taylor McNamara, who played at Oklahoma the last three seasons, announced Monday on Twitter he would join the Trojans this summer. McNamara would be eligible immediately under...
  • Second-half surge lifts Maryland in NCAA women's tournament

    Second-half surge lifts Maryland in NCAA women's tournament
    Laurin Mincy scored 27 points and top-seeded Maryland used a second-half blitz to knock off previously unbeaten Princeton, 85-70, Monday night in the Spokane Regional at College Park, Md. The Terrapins (32-2) will take a 26-game winning streak into a...
  • The unsung heroes of the NCAA tournament

     The unsung heroes of the NCAA tournament
    Their job is to make the head coach look good. And to leave opposing players in tears. When the brackets are revealed on Selection Sunday, the players celebrate. Parents make travel plans. Head coaches knock out media responsibilities. The assistants in...
  • Cheers and tears: March Madness recap so far

    Cheers and tears: March Madness recap so far
    Had enough of March Madness yet? Yeah, neither have we. But just in case you had to sleep/eat/call your mother at some point this weekend and missed some of the action, this will catch you up in a hurry. IT'S GOOD TO BE … The ACC Despite...
  • NCAA tournament roundup: Day 4

    NCAA tournament roundup: Day 4
    Top seeds Wisconsin and Duke were among the NCAA tournament winners Sunday. No. 4 Louisville 66, No. 5 Northern Iowa 53: Terry Rozier had 25 points and seven assists, and Rick Pitino directed the undermanned, fourth-seeded Cards to a 66-53 victory...