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  • Women's Sweet 16 Team Previews

    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. LINCOLN UConn: The Huskies will...
  • Quinnipiac Vs. Providence, 5:30 P.M., Bridgeport, NCAA East Regional

    Today's advance story from The Courant on the Quinnipiac hockey team's NCAA Tournament opener this afternoon against Providence at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport.  The winner gets the winner of Vermont-Union, which opens today's doubleheader at 2 p.m....
  • Lacrosse roundup: Mount St. Mary's rally falls short in 10-5 men's loss to Saint Joseph's

    A second-half comeback by the Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse team fell short Tuesday night as host Saint Joseph's won, 10-5. The Hawks improved to 7-3 overall and 3-0 in the Northeast Conference. Clayton Wainer scored twice for the Mount (0-11, 0-3),...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: VCU shreds GW in second half, will meet St. Joseph's in Atlantic 10 final

    Men: Atlantic 10: VCU coach Shaka Smart lives for March. Smart's Rams are now in their fourth conference final in the last five seasons after wreaking “Havoc” against George Washington and pulling away in the second half for a 74-55 victory...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Softball doubleheader sweep extends No. 21 CNU's winning streak to 14

    Colleges: Softball: Christopher Newport (15-3), ranked 21st in NCAA Division III, swept Roanoke 9-4 and 13-5, improving the Captains’ winning streak to 14. In Game 1, Alexis Pope drove in four runs and homered, Kelsey Lewis homered and had...
  • Teel Time: Projected NCAA tournament bracket includes six from ACC, Atlantic 10

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- On the eve of Selection Sunday, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski used the bully pulpit to advocate for more than the five ACC teams certain to make the NCAA tournament. And in so doing, he took a dig at the Atlantic 10....
  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs. 16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion) Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start. 8...
  • NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner

    NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner
    The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
  • Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat

     Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat
    Mike Krzyzewski is fond of referring to the basketball gods, seemingly mystical forces that produce irresistible storylines and results, especially in March. Well, when the gods punch the clock for the opening week of the NCAA tournament, here's hoping...
  • UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney

    UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — In recent years, the NCAA Tournament has seemed at times to be but a short stop on the ever-shorter route from high school to the pros. "Kids all have their bags packed and expect to be in the NBA," said Southern Methodist coach...
  • Ex-Broward players enjoy NCAA spotlight

    Ex-Broward players enjoy NCAA spotlight
    Former Sagemont boys basketball player Vieux Kande can't walk anywhere on the Louisiana-Lafayette campus without someone asking for a photograph. Ex-Blanche Ely guard Dallas Cameron and his Stephen F. Austin teammates had hundreds of people come to...