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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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. 4 Villanova edges Providence 63-61 in Big East semis

    No. 4 Villanova edges Providence 63-61 in Big East semis
    NEW YORK — Ryan Arcidiacono hit two free throws with 3.1 seconds left after a questionable foul call, and fourth-ranked Villanova escaped Providence 63-61 on Friday night to return to the Big East title game for the first time since 1997. The...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Friday, March 13

    FRIDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS 4A SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EISENHOWER Simeon 74, St. Rita 70 CLASS 3A SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS JULIAN Morgan Park 73, Bogan 66 RICH EAST Hillcrest 40, Lincoln-Way West 37 BOYS WATER...
  • Daily Southtown Local Scoreboard for Thursday, March 12

    THURSDAY'S RESULTS HIGH SCHOOLS GIRLS WATER POLO Bremen co-op 7, Homewood-Flossmoor 3 LOCAL COLLEGES BASEBALL NORTH ARKANSAS INVITATIONAL (at Harrison, Arkansas) Olney Central 16, Moraine Valley 6 WARNER INVITATIONAL (at Lake Wales, Florida)...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 3/13 log (updated Friday AM with all matchups)

    6:30 a.m.    Golf: Tshwane Open second round (in Pretoria, South Africa).--Golf 9 a.m.    Exhibition baseball: Washington vs. N.Y. Mets (d.).--MLB Net. 11 a.m.    Basketball: Conference USA women’s semifinals: Southern Miss vs. Middle Tennessee,...
  • On The Fly: Yanks Lose Chris Capuano At Least A Month

    On The Fly: Yanks Lose Chris Capuano At Least A Month
    Pitching woes already: It looks like Chris Capuano, who was the top candidate to be the Yankees' fifth starter, will miss at least the first month of the season (quadriceps strain). Meanwhile, if you're a Red Sox fan, "Ortiz, Sandoval homer, Red Sox win"...
  • On The Air Thursday

    AUTO RACING 12:30 a.m.: Formula One Australian Grand Prix, practice. NBCSP 1:30 a.m.: Formula One Australian Grand Prix, practice. NBCSP BASEBALL 1 p.m.: Miami Marlins at Twins. MLB 1 p.m.: Nationals at Mets. SNY 4 p.m.: Cubs at Angels. MLB 7 p.m.:...