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  • Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance

    Flyers In Sixth Consecutive Tournament Appearance
    ALBANY — As UConn was establishing itself as a power in the Big East, Jim Jabir was trying to simply establish Providence as a viable women's basketball program. Jabir had coached at Marquette from 1990 to 1996, leading the team to two NCAA...
  • On The Fly: Hearty Hartford Welcome For Trinity Hockey Champs

    On The Fly: Hearty Hartford Welcome For Trinity Hockey Champs
    A vocal throng of fans greeted the NCAA Division III champion Trinity College hockey team at Koeppel Community Sports Center in Hartford Sunday afternoon. Fans held signs and wore Trinity blue and gold to honor their Bantams, who defeated Wisconsin-...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/28 log (updated Saturday AM with all matchups)

    8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN 9 a.m.    Golf: Trophee Hassan II third round (in Agadir, Morocco).--Golf 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Detroit vs. Toronto (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 3/29 log (updated Saturday AM)

    8:30 a.m.    Golf: Trophee Hassan II final round (in Agadir, Morocco).--Golf 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: San Francisco vs. Seattle (d.).--MLB Net. 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News...
  • New Approach Spurs Louisville Back Into Sweet 16, Facing Dayton

    ALBANY — Two years ago, Shoni Schimmel led the Louisville Cardinals to the NCAA title game. Last year, the Cardinals reached the Elite Eight with an offense that revolved around Schimmel. Louisville won 52 games over two seasons and was a player...
  • Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring

    Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring
    Through the first weekend, the NCAA men's basketball tournament is producing large TV numbers, some of the biggest ever. CBS and Turner were beaming about the ratings in a release. Game coverage on CBS won Saturday night's Nielsens and the strong...
  • NCAA tournament Week 1 is hardly garden-variety as seeds get scattered

    This year's NCAA field was not trimmed, from 68 to 16, as much as it was hacked with garden shears. The East saw its top seedlings turned into compost. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1...
  • Sanil Thomas, Andrew even score with Oak Forest

    Sanil Thomas, Andrew even score with Oak Forest
    Andrew coach Emily McGinnis had only heard about Sanil Thomas before taking over earlier this year. Now McGinnis is seeing firsthand what one of the top players in the Southland is capable of delivering. "I had honestly never seen him play," said...
  • Quinnipiac Men's Hockey Two Wins From Frozen Four

    Quinnipiac Men's Hockey Two Wins From Frozen Four
    HAMDEN — Under 21-year coach Rand Pecknold, the Quinnipiac hockey team has climbed from Division II to Division I and used three conferences — the MAAC, Atlantic Hockey and now the ECAC — as staircases to the national stage. The...
  • NCAA tournament TV listings

    NCAA tournament TV listings
    A look at the start times and TV stations for the Round of 64 games in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. THURSDAY           (Round of 64) 12:15 PM             (14) Northeastern vs (3) Notre Dame, CBS 12:40 PM             (14) UAB vs (3) Iowa...
  • Maryland men's basketball NCAA tournament history

    Maryland men's basketball NCAA tournament history
    Friday's game against Valparaiso marks the 25th appearance in the NCAA tournament for the Maryland men's basketball team. The Terps are 38-23 all time in tournament games and won their lone national title in 2002. Here's a look at each game in their...