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  • Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help

    Villanova men's basketball team's players need some history help
    PITTSBURGH — Saturday's NCAA Tournament third-round game between North Carolina State and Villanova matches up programs that won iconic men's basketball championship games in the 1980s. Villanova senior forward JayVaughn Pinkston has seen the...
  • Penn State's Brown makes NCAA wrestling finals

    Penn State's Brown makes NCAA wrestling finals
    ST. LOUIS - The end is near for Matt Brown. All that stands between the Penn State senior and the individual NCAA wrestling title that has eluded him for the last three years is a familiar foe from across the Keystone State. Brown will face...
  • Pocono Mountain West's Jackie Benitez and Bethlehem Catholic's Kalista Walters earn first team all-state girls basketball honors

    Pocono Mountain West's Jackie Benitez and Bethlehem Catholic's Kalista Walters earn first team all-state girls basketball honors
    The 2014-15 Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Girls Basketball teams were announced Thursday afternoon and three Morning Call area athletes were honored. Pocono Mountain West's Jackie Benitez (Class 4A) and Bethlehem Catholic's Kalista Walters...
  • Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring

    Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring
    Through the first weekend, the NCAA men's basketball tournament is producing large TV numbers, some of the biggest ever. CBS and Turner were beaming about the ratings in a release. Game coverage on CBS won Saturday night's Nielsens and the strong...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1965, Lehigh finishes third in the NCAA wrestling tournament

    FLASHBACK: In 1965, Lehigh finishes third in the NCAA wrestling tournament
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. March 23 1995—Pete Lisicky, a freshman from Whitehall, hits a 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left to lift Penn State to a 67-64 win at Iowa and into the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Morning Call all-area girls basketball players

    Morning Call all-area girls basketball players
    FIRST TEAM Kalista Walters (Bethlehem Catholic) Senior forward is making her fourth straight appearance on the all-area first team. … Averaged 22.1 points, 9.7 rebounds, 1.7 blocks, 2.4 steals and 1.3 assists per game. … Named The...
  • Valentine's Day Party For Team That State Fell For 20 Years Ago

     Valentine's Day Party For Team That State Fell For 20 Years Ago
    STORRS — Twenty years ago, Geno Auriemma spent Valentine's Day preparing for a game two days later at Pittsburgh, fresh off a win at Seton Hall that improved his talented team's record to 21-0. The game at Pitt would come exactly one month after...
  • ACC looking more and more like a five-bid league

    ACC looking more and more like a five-bid league
    During its final six seasons, 2008-13, the old Big East basketball conference averaged an unrivaled 8.5 NCAA tournament bids. In one remarkable fit of gluttony, 11 league teams landed in the 2011 bracket, and ninth-place Connecticut – ninth! –...
  • Lafayette-Villanova NCAA Tournament pregame: Leopards having fun but focused

    Lafayette-Villanova NCAA Tournament pregame: Leopards having fun but focused
    PITTSBURGH — While Villanova slugged its way through the Big East men’s basketball tournament late last week, Lafayette spent several days enjoying its first Patriot League title since 2000. The time between games and added attention have...