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  • 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...
  • For Villanova, success means continuing the March

    For Villanova, success means continuing the March
    IN THE 2007-08 season, a Villanova team that started 13-3 lost five straight games from Jan. 23 to Feb. 4. All were by double digits, two to teams that wouldn't make the NCAA Tournament. The last was a 22-pointer to Saint Joseph's at the Palestra....
  • Virginia's No. 2 NCAA seed neither outrageous nor daunting

     Virginia's No. 2 NCAA seed neither outrageous nor daunting
    Many Virginia basketball faithful are unhappy — thank you, Twitter and email — with the NCAA tournament bracket unveiled Sunday. Two reasons. One is rooted in conference rivalry — loathing seems too strong a word for Lent — the...
  • No NCAA Joy For Boat, UConn

    No NCAA Joy For Boat, UConn
    HARTFORD — Outside the UConn locker room, down the hall a few yards, the NCAA Tournament brackets were being unveiled on two large flat-screen televisions in the media area of the XL Center. Oh, look, there's Villanova a No. 1 seed. And how...
  • Sunday's local roundup: James Madison edges Hofstra 62-56 in CAA title game, earns NCAA berth in women's basketball

    Women’s basketball: Jazmon Gwathmey tallied 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead top-seeded James Madison past third-seeded Hofstra 62-56 in the CAA championship game at Upper Marlboro, Md. Toia Giggetts added 14 points for the Dukes (29-3), who...
  • Six names to watch in DePaul's coaching search

     Six names to watch in DePaul's coaching search
    Oliver Purnell resigned as DePaul men's basketball coach Saturday. He was 54-105 overall and 15-65 in the Big East in five seasons. Here is a look at six possible candidates to replace him: Mark Aguirre The situation: The Westinghouse grad and...
  • Villanova routs Xavier for second Big East tournament title

    Villanova routs Xavier for second Big East tournament title
    NEW YORK — Josh Hart had 15 points in his latest brilliant performance off the bench, and top-seeded Villanova turned the Big East championship game into a Saturday night blowout by beating Xavier 69-52 for its second tournament title. Looking to...
  • Playing To The Crowd: UConn Women Know They Are An Attraction

    Playing To The Crowd: UConn Women Know They Are An Attraction
    NEW ORLEANS — It's not unusual to hear professional athletes admit how compelled they are to perform because there might be someone in the stands who has come just to see them and might never have the chance again. Joe DiMaggio said it, Derek Jeter,...