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  • Big 12 preview: 5 non-conference games to watch in 2015

    Big 12 preview: 5 non-conference games to watch in 2015
      As the Big 12 continues to work towards making a push for its first College Football Playoff spot, the league must continue to strengthen its non-conference schedule. Here are five non-conference games to keep an eye on this season: Texas at Notre...
  • Big Ten gets last laugh with 2 teams in Final Four

    Big Ten gets last laugh with 2 teams in Final Four
    This supposedly was the season of the Blah Big Ten. The popular thought was that the conference was made up of Wisconsin and everyone else (translation: a bunch of also-rans). But with the conference making up 50 percent of the Final Four, the Big Ten...
  • Former Lehigh coach Muffet McGraw appreciates Notre Dame women's basketball run more than ever

    Former Lehigh coach Muffet McGraw appreciates Notre Dame women's basketball run more than ever
    It would be easy to forgive Pottsville native Muffet McGraw if she started taking Final Four appearances for granted. After all, the Notre Dame women's coach has become a regular of sorts on college basketball's biggest stage — reaching her...
  • NCAA tournament: Duke, Michigan State, Gonzaga, Louisville advance to Elite 8

    NCAA tournament: Duke, Michigan State, Gonzaga, Louisville advance to Elite 8
    No. 7 Michigan State 62, No. 3 Oklahoma 58:  Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday night. Counted out in February, the...
  • S.C. elevated by Mitchell's heroics

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tiffany Mitchell drove to the basket and scored with 4.2 seconds left and South Carolina edged North Carolina 67-65 on Friday night in the NCAA tournament's round of 16. Mitchell finished with 18 points for the No. 1-seeded...
  • 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...