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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney

    UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — In recent years, the NCAA Tournament has seemed at times to be but a short stop on the ever-shorter route from high school to the pros. "Kids all have their bags packed and expect to be in the NBA," said Southern Methodist coach...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Friday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: N.C. Central ousts Norfolk State in MEAC semifinal

    MEAC: North Carolina Central took control late in the first half Friday and never let up, ousting Norfolk State 68-45 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament semifinal at Norfolk Scope Arena. Jeremy Ingram and Jordan Parks scored 14 points...
  • Friday's college and local multi-sport roundup: Tribe scores 31 runs in baseball romp

    Colleges: Baseball: Charley Gould had five hits, scored four runs and drove in nine in William and Mary’s 31-1 win over Iona on Friday at Plumeri Park. It was the second-highest run total in school history for the Tribe, which already has hit...
  • Girls hoops blog | Unfamiliar territory for H-F

    Girls hoops blog | Unfamiliar territory for H-F
    One of the least-familiar teams in the area happens to be a consensus choice as one of the best in the state — Homewood-Flossmoor. The Vikings, under the direction of former Bolingbrook coach Tony Smith, played just three of their first 11 games...
  • Football | Helfgot's recruiting notes: Benet's Duvic getting the boots

    Football | Helfgot's recruiting notes: Benet's Duvic getting the boots
    John Duvic considers himself lucky. The nine field goals the Benet senior kicked the last two weeks — three from 50 yards or longer — were the result of skill, hard work and terrific kicking genes. The role luck played was in the number of...
  • Week 7 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch

    Week 7 | Helfgot's 5 games to watch
    No. 7 Bolingbrook at No. 8 Homewood-Flossmoor When: 7:30 p.m. Friday. Records: Bolingbrook 6-0, 4-0 Southwest Suburban; Homewood-Flossmoor 6-0, 4-0. On the offensive Homewood-Flossmoor has one of the most diverse attacks in the area. The Vikings...