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  • Ex-Broward players enjoy NCAA spotlight

    Ex-Broward players enjoy NCAA spotlight
    Former Sagemont boys basketball player Vieux Kande can't walk anywhere on the Louisiana-Lafayette campus without someone asking for a photograph. Ex-Blanche Ely guard Dallas Cameron and his Stephen F. Austin teammates had hundreds of people come to...
  • Sore knee keeps Magic's Jameer Nelson out against the Suns

    PHOENIX — The Orlando Magic entered Wednesday night's game against the Phoenix Suns without Jameer Nelson. Nelson sat out the game because of a sore left knee. The knee was sore before the Magic's 103-89 loss to the Golden State Warriors on...
  • UC Irvine falls in NIT opener to SMU

    UC Irvine falls in NIT opener to SMU
    Cannen Cunningham scored 17 points to lead SMU to a 68-54 victory Wednesday night over UC Irvine in the first round of the NIT and give Hall of Fame Coach Larry Brown his first college postseason victory in 26 years. Ben Moore added 11 points in the...
  • His mother far away and close by, Josh Fortune helps Friars make NCAA field

    His mother far away and close by, Josh Fortune helps Friars make NCAA field
    It was one of the greatest moments in Josh Fortune's young life. Which isn't to say it was perfect. He had scored 10 points, two coming on a pair of late free throws, as Providence upset Creighton for the Big East championship. It came in Madison Square...
  • Magic's Jameer Nelson sits out Friday's practice with a sore left knee

    SALT LAKE CITY — Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, who has been bothered by a sore left knee lately and sat out Wednesday's loss to the Phoenix Suns, did not practice with his teammates on Friday. Nelson has not been ruled out for...
  • Teel Time: Buzz Williams brings attitude, impeccable credentials to Virginia Tech

    College basketball collectively swooned Friday night when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams as its head coach, and here’s why: Williams created more national splash in six seasons at Marquette than the Hokies have in 106. To wit: Williams guided...
  • Ely's Cameron part of bracket-busting SFA men's basketball team

    So you're bracket has been busted and that $1 billion isn't coming any time soon. Just because your March might be ruined, you can still take joy in someone else's. Former Blanche Ely guard Dallas Cameron was part of the Stephen F. Austin team that...
  • Quinnipiac In Line To Be No. 2 Seed At Bridgeport's East Regional

    The Quinnipiac hockey team was eliminated from the ECAC tournament Friday night with a 3-2 semifinal loss to Colgate in double-overtime. A few links ... The Courant's story. Ken Sweeten's write-up. Colgate's take. The box score. And, below,...
  • Passionate Pat Skerry looks to complete Towson turnaround with NCAA berth

    Passionate Pat Skerry looks to complete Towson turnaround with NCAA berth
    Pat Skerry has spent the past 30 minutes pacing the perimeter of the court, tossing out gentle pointers in his New England-inflected patter. One of his Towson Tigers fires an ill-conceived pass that ends up rattling among the seats at SECU Arena. The...
  • Don't Look Ahead: UConn's Hockey Future Starts Right Now

    STORRS — Mike Cavanaugh wanted his UConn hockey team to do things it had never done. That was the motto. He was looking for firsts in the history of the program. First Atlantic Hockey title? Maybe. First trip to the NCAA Tournament? That would be...
  • Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches

    Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches
    A decade ago, on a bleak March day in 2004, Geno Auriemma sat down in a blue plastic chair inside the gray hallways of Gampel Pavilion and began to chat with the basketball writers who were finishing their day's work. The coach was a month from...