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  • 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...
  • 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),...
  • 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...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Gloucester's Burney sparks ODU past ECU; Bruins beat Admirals in OT

    Colleges: Baseball: Gloucester High alum Josiah Burney was 3-for-4 with two runs and the go-ahead two-run double in the eighth as host Old Dominion (21-14, 9-7 Conference USA) beat East Carolina 7-3 to start a three-game series. The Pirates fell...
  • 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...
  • Weber sets steals record, contributes key points in VCU's victory over Richmond

    Weber sets steals record, contributes key points in VCU's victory over Richmond
    RICHMOND — Kendall Anthony, the smallest man on the court, had single-handedly dragged Richmond back into its matinee against VCU, halving a 12-point deficit with coast-to-coast drives and closely guarded 3-pointers. Cue Briante Weber. On a...
  • Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC

    Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC
    STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: Harvard holds on to defeat Princeton, 9-8

    No. 15 Harvard hung on in the last quarter Saturday to beat No. 17 Princeton, 9-8, and earn an Ivy League tournament spot. The Tigers (7-5, 2-3 Ivy) scored first before the host Crimson (8-5, 4-1) got seven straight goals over 17 minutes. Princeton...