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  • Just like home: Dayton beats Providence 66-53 in tournament

    Dayton never gets tired — of winning. Dyshawn Pierre scored 20 points and the Flyers rode a loud home-state advantage to another NCAA Tournament victory, beating Providence 66-53 Friday night. The 11th-seeded Flyers (27-8) will face Oklahoma on...
  • Dayton not at home this time, but might as well have been

    The game was 70 miles from Dayton's campus, but it might as well have been across the street. Cheered by a loud, partisan crowd from just down I-70, Dayton rolled past Providence 66-53 on Friday night to grab another NCAA Tournament victory and move on...
  • Previews, tip times and TV channels for Sunday's NCAA Tournament games

    All times Eastern EAST REGION At Charlotte, N.C. No. 7 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Virginia, 12:10 p.m. (CBS) A rematch of last year's Sweet 16 game when the fourth-seeded Spartans prevailed over the top-seeded Cavaliers. The good news for Virginia,...
  • On The Air Friday

    AUTO RACING 3 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Auto Club 400, practice. FS1 4:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Fontana, practice. FS1 6 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series: Fontana, final practice. FS1 7:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Auto Club 400...
  • Seven-seed VCU looks to set pace early against 10th-seeded Ohio State | NCAA tournament

    Seven-seed VCU looks to set pace early against 10th-seeded Ohio State | NCAA tournament
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Year in and year out, it seems to be an elite level of guard play that propels a surprise team deep into March Madness. When VCU made its historic run to the 2011 Final Four, senior Joey Rodriguez and junior Brandon Burgess were...
  • Tournament roundup: Illinois State, Dayton, Robert Morris get wins

    Tournament roundup: Illinois State, Dayton, Robert Morris get wins
    DAYTON, Ohio — Derrick Marks wasn't even close on Boise State's final shot at the big NCAA Tournament upset. Kendall Pollard scored 17 points on Wednesday night, and Dayton — cheered on by the home crowd — went on a closing run for a...
  • Robert Morris Gets Balanced Scoring To Top N. Florida 81-77

    DAYTON, Ohio — Lucky Jones scored 21 points, including a key free throw, Rodney Pryor had 20 and Marcquise Reed 19 to lead Robert Morris back from a 14-point second-half deficit to beat North Florida 81-77 on Wednesday night in the First Four....
  • Win your NCAA Tournament pool: Some tips on how to fill your bracket

    Win your NCAA Tournament pool: Some tips on how to fill your bracket
    President Barack Obama fills one out, so does just about everyone you know. Yes, the NCAA Tournament is underway and that means it's bracket-picking time. We're here to help make sense of March Madness. We want to provide you some insight on the 68...
  • DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity

    DePaul needs a young, energetic coach who can establish identity
    Before DePaul can judge any short list of potential basketball coaches, perhaps university President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider needs to re-evaluate the person making it. Athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto offers DePaul 40 years of institutional...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Monday, March 16

    MONDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BASEBALL Bremen 7, Thornwood 2 Chicago Christian 10, Bloom 0 (6 innings) SOFTBALL Chicago Christian 6, St. Edward 6 (8 innings) Lincoln-Way North 4, Oak Lawn 0 Nazareth 9, Stagg 0 GIRLS SOCCER Stagg 2, Andrew 1...
  • UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn

    UConn's Next Opponent: St. Francis Brooklyn
    STORRS — To say that UConn's regular season was a prelude is theoretically correct. That's how the schedule flows. Everything in due time. But it also understates the consistency and domination that again catapulted the Huskies to the top of the...