| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:45 AM
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.
UConn: The Huskies will...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:22 PM
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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 7:24 AM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:03 AM
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....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:31 AM
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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:12 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:25 PM
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...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:03 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:41 PM
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...