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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sore knee keeps Magic's Jameer Nelson out against the Suns

    PHOENIX — The Orlando Magic entered Wednesday night's game against the Phoenix Suns without Jameer Nelson. Nelson sat out the game because of a sore left knee. The knee was sore before the Magic's 103-89 loss to the Golden State Warriors on...
  • UC Irvine falls in NIT opener to SMU

    UC Irvine falls in NIT opener to SMU
    Cannen Cunningham scored 17 points to lead SMU to a 68-54 victory Wednesday night over UC Irvine in the first round of the NIT and give Hall of Fame Coach Larry Brown his first college postseason victory in 26 years. Ben Moore added 11 points in the...
  • NCAA tourney TV schedule, announcers: Lundquist and Raftery will have 'Nova game

     
    First Round Games Tuesday, March 18 Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter Producer/Director 6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I Albany vs. Mount St. Mary’s Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner//Kristine Leahy Rodney Vaughn/Chris Svendsen After conc. I...
  • ESPN radio of LV will air lots of NCAA tournament games

     
    ESPN radio of the Lehigh Valley is the exclusive home of the NCAA men's basketball tournament with coverage going from the First Four games right through the national title game. ESPN (AM-1230 and 1320) will air featured games but will go from game to...