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  • DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity

    DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity
    Before DePaul can judge any short list of potential basketball coaches, perhaps university President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider needs to re-evaluate the person making it. Athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto offers DePaul 40 years of institutional...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Monday, March 16

    MONDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BASEBALL Bremen 7, Thornwood 2 Chicago Christian 10, Bloom 0 (6 innings) SOFTBALL Chicago Christian 6, St. Edward 6 (8 innings) Lincoln-Way North 4, Oak Lawn 0 Nazareth 9, Stagg 0 GIRLS SOCCER Stagg 2, Andrew 1...
  • UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn

    UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn
    STORRS — To say that UConn's regular season was a prelude is theoretically correct. That's how the schedule flows. Everything in due time. But it also understates the consistency and domination that again catapulted the Huskies to the top of the...
  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    A look at the NCAA tournament's East Regional: THURSDAY :: PITTSBURGH 1 Villanova (32-2, Big East champion) vs. 16 Lafayette (20-12, Patriot champion) Villanova, which won the Big East tournament for the first time since 1995, has six players...
  • Dayton has home-court advantage vs Boise State in First Four

    The NCAA Tournament will have a true home team for the first time in 28 years. The Flyers were assigned to the First Four on their home floor Thursday night, matched against Boise State. The NCAA Tournament committee decided that's where Dayton...
  • To NCAA selection committee, top leagues' teams look good

    The NCAA Tournament selection committee's members don't realize how many teams from each conference made the field until they see the graphic on TV after the bracket announcement. Scott Barnes, the committee's chairman, insisted that Sunday when asked...
  • Breaking down every early matchup in the NCAA Tournament

    Sixty-eight teams will begin the NCAA Tournament this week, all hoping to be the last one standing on April 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. But you can't win it all without winning one, so here is quick look at the matchups set on Selection...
  • For Villanova, success means continuing the March

    For Villanova, success means continuing the March
    IN THE 2007-08 season, a Villanova team that started 13-3 lost five straight games from Jan. 23 to Feb. 4. All were by double digits, two to teams that wouldn't make the NCAA Tournament. The last was a 22-pointer to Saint Joseph's at the Palestra....
  • Win your pool: Here's some tips on how to fill your bracket

    President Barack Obama fills one out, so does just about everyone you know. Yes, the NCAA Tournament begins this week and that means it's bracket-picking time. We're here to help make sense of March Madness. We want to provide you some insight on the 68...
  • Tom Sorensen: Can anyone knock off Kentucky in the NCAA tournament?

    I've done some brave stuff in my life. There was a tough kid at my Catholic elementary school, and he and another guy were picking on a friend. The tough kid was short. So I said, "No fair, it's 1 1/2 against one." The tough kid walked up and said, "You...
  • Villanova stands tall as class of the Big East in tournament

    Ryan Arcidiacono pulled his Big East regular season champions T-shirt over his jersey and Darrun Hilliard raised the championship trophy high over his head. As Villanova celebrated a second straight Big East title at midcourt after its finale, video...