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  • 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),...
  • Passionate Pat Skerry looks to complete Towson turnaround with NCAA berth

    Passionate Pat Skerry looks to complete Towson turnaround with NCAA berth
    Pat Skerry has spent the past 30 minutes pacing the perimeter of the court, tossing out gentle pointers in his New England-inflected patter. One of his Towson Tigers fires an ill-conceived pass that ends up rattling among the seats at SECU Arena. The...
  • Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches

    Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches
    A decade ago, on a bleak March day in 2004, Geno Auriemma sat down in a blue plastic chair inside the gray hallways of Gampel Pavilion and began to chat with the basketball writers who were finishing their day's work. The coach was a month from...
  • Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments

    Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments
    Florida and Arizona were tabbed early favorites to win their conference basketball tournaments according to one odds maker. Top-ranked Florida comes in as a 2/3 favorite to win the Southeastern Conference tourney according to Bovada. Kentucky (3/1)...
  • UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players

    UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players
    UF coach Billy Donovan says schools should be free to do more to help players beyond the cost of a full scholarship. Speaking two days before the Gators' Final Four matchup with Connecticut, Donovan said a lot has changed since he played in the 1987...
  • Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan

    Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan
    DALLAS — He built a basketball powerhouse, a multiple national champion, in a place where it never was supposed to happen. He played Big East ball for a Hall of Fame coach, became known for an inexorable work ethic, and later served as an...
  • Florida Proud Of Its Season

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Florida carried the weight of expectations into this NCAA Tournament, and especially into the Final Four. A 30-game winning streak will do that. Ultimately, the Gators were unable to bear that weight, not to mention UConn's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Losses are still tough for Florida's Billy Donovan

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One of the toughest lessons Billy Donovan had to learn as a coach was how to let go once the clock ran out. Losing wore on Donovan as a young coach. Eventually, he would realize that obsessively analyzing every detail of what went...
  • Providence takes Big East title over Creighton

    Providence Friars coach Ed Cooley had a gut feeling that playing zone against the best 3-point shooting team in the country might just work in the Big East Conference tournament championship. He was right. Providence worked the zone to near perfection,...