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  • Rough road home for Stanford's Falls

    Rough road home for Stanford's Falls
    An injury may spoil Denny Falls’ homecoming. The Stanford senior from Orland Park made the trip to Chicago for the six-team NCAA Championship at Loyola’s Gentile Arena, where the No. 3 seed Cardinal meet No. 6 Erskine Tuesday night in the...
  • Nearing 70, Syracuse's Boeheim Never At A Loss For Words

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Forget the bracketologist-in-chief. The sour puss-in-chief said Wednesday he'd pick Michigan State, Louisville, Florida and Arizona to advance to the NCAA Tournament Final Four. "Those are the four best teams going into the...
  • Saturday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: HU extends winning streak to three with OT victory at Coppin State

    MEAC: Jervon Pressley had a season-high 16 points and grabbe six rebounds as Hampton (11-10, 6-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) gutted out a 79-76 win at Coppin State (7-14, 4-4) in Baltimore. Pressley shot 5-for-6 from the field and 6-for-9 on free...
  • UConn Vs. Louisville: Two Teams Aim For The Top

    UConn Vs. Louisville: Two Teams Aim For The Top
    STORRS — Back in the day, as Geno Auriemma likes to say, losing key regular-season conference games meant almost certain trouble for upstart programs like the one he inherited at UConn in 1985. The landscape was different. The NCAA Tournament...
  • 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...
  • Recruits, One Just Off Surgery, In The Stands

    STORRS – Among those seated in the Gampel Pavilion sellout Sunday were two key pieces of UConn's future, guards Courtney Ekmark and Gabby Williams. Both will be freshmen next season. Williams, a 5-11 guard from Sparks, Nev., had her second knee...
  • Providence blows out DePaul

    Providence blows out DePaul
    The Providence Friars ended their three-game losing streak in style on Saturday. Guard Bryce Cotton scored 22 points, dished out six assists and added four rebounds to lead Providence to an 84-61 Big East blowout of DePaul. Forward Kadeem Batts...
  • Saturday's men's college basketball roundup: No. 12 Saint Louis staves off VCU

    Atlantic 10: Dwayne Evans had 21 points and 10 rebounds as No. 12 Saint Louis extended its winning streak to 17, holding off visiting VCU 64-62 and taking total command in their bid to repeat as the Atlantic 10 regular-season champs. VCU overcame a 49-...
  • Teel Time: Expanded ACC could be relegated to five NCAA bids

    Six of the ACC’s eight basketball teams reached the NCAA tournament in 1986, unsurpassed depth and representation that the league repeated in three subsequent seasons. This year, the conference might well send only five of its 15 teams to the...
  • Hartford Women's Soccer Coach John Natale Among Finalists For Providence Job; Hartford Initiates Contract Discussions In Meantime

    Hartford women's soccer coach John Natale is a finalist for the vacant job at Providence College, according to sources. Hartford, however, has initiated contract discussions in an effort to keep Natale with the Hawks well into the future. Athletic...
  • Thoughts on Maryland basketball blame, Big Ten signage and beer at Byrd Stadium

    Thoughts on Maryland basketball blame, Big Ten signage and beer at Byrd Stadium
    Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus, Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports. Who's to blame for Maryland not winning close games, Mark Turgeon or his players? Don Markus: After...