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  • Are ACC's home courts more imposing than old Big East's?

    Are ACC's home courts more imposing than old Big East's?
    Virginia has won 20 consecutive home basketball games. Moreover, the Cavaliers have won 20 straight at John Paul Jones Arena versus ACC opponents. Duke’s home winning streak was 41 games prior to last week’s loss to Miami. Virginia Tech...
  • Girls basketball: Fenwick ends ESCC run where it all began

    Girls basketball: Fenwick ends ESCC run where it all began
    Fenwick's girls basketball team will play its final East Suburban Catholic Conference game Saturday, and for former Friar Erin Power, one conference game stands out. Erin Power was a senior guard for her dad, Dave Power, who coached Fenwick to the...
  • No. 6 Villanova's clutch free throws help top Providence in 74-68 win

    No. 6 Villanova's clutch free throws help top Providence in 74-68 win
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Villanova needed to make its free throws down the stretch Wednesday night to stop the charge of Providence, and connected on 22 of 30 in the final 6 minutes, 22 seconds to defeat the Friars, 74-68, in a Big East game at the Dunkin...
  • Goumas gets it going; Phantoms defense gets healthier

    Goumas gets it going; Phantoms defense gets healthier
    Players were smiling a little bit extra during Tuesday's Lehigh Valley Phantoms practice. Some for the first time this year. Shayne Gostisbehere and Mark Alt, on the injured list for far too long, both skated with the team in non-contact jerseys...
  • UConn Gets Pounded By Providence, 10-1

    PROVIDENCE —The UConn Hockey team was sucked into a vortex Saturday night at Schneider Arena, pushed and pulled in directions it didn't want to go, made to look truly inferior for the first time all season. The Huskies were seemingly helpless as...
  • On The Fly: RIP To The Epitome Of Class, Dean Smith

    On The Fly: RIP To The Epitome Of Class, Dean Smith
    Legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith died Saturday, news that saddened the sporting world as it spread Sunday. Smith won national championships in 1982 and 1993, reached the Final Four 11 times in 36 years, had a career record of 879-254 and was...
  • No. 7 Villanova avenges loss in 69-53 win over No. 24 Hoyas

    No. 7 Villanova avenges loss in 69-53 win over No. 24 Hoyas
    PHILADELPHIA — Darrun Hilliard scored 15 points and Josh Hart had 13 to help No. 7 Villanova avenge its worst game of the season with a 69-53 win over No. 24 Georgetown on Saturday. The Hoyas thumped the Wildcats (21-2, 8-2 Big East) by 20 in...
  • After Richardson's Strong Game, UConn Set For Rematch With Friars

    After Richardson's Strong Game, UConn Set For Rematch With Friars
    STORRS — Evan Richardson had two assists Wednesday night against Providence and nearly a third in an effort to set up what would have been the game-winning goal. No UConn player is more creative with time and space than Richardson, who came down...
  • Game on: Providence one of Kennedy Cup favorites

    The first round: Benet vs. Mount Carmel, Providence vs. Fenwick, St. Rita vs. Brother Rice and Notre Dame vs. St. Ignatius. Now the real fun begins. With the regular season complete, the focus now shifts to high school hockey's most exciting time of...
  • UConn Hockey Ties Providence, 2-2

    HARTFORD — Just 2:08 into Wednesday's game against Providence, UConn freshman Jeff Wight crashed through a crowd and forced the puck left to Brent Norris for a goal. The Huskies were flying, soon threatening again, firing pucks at the Friars'...
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