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  • NCAA tournament roundup: Day 2

    NCAA tournament roundup: Day 2
    No. 1 Wisconsin 86, No. 16 Coastal Carolina 72: Big Ten player of the year Frank Kaminsky had 27 points and 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season, and No. 1 seed Wisconsin defeated Coastal Carolina 86-72 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday...
  • 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...
  • 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...