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  • 'Barometer games' are on tap this weekend

    'Barometer games' are on tap this weekend
    Sure, there's plenty of lacrosse left to be played this season. But this weekend brings us five games — we'll call them "barometer games" — that could determine a team's direction the rest of the season. The games will gauge the quality of...
  • Maryland's win over No. 5 Wisconsin may signal arrival of Terps as national contender

    Maryland's win over No. 5 Wisconsin may signal arrival of Terps as national contender
    When college basketball teams make the transition from rebuilding to nationally relevant, their coaches, players and fans often can point to a few games that helped speed up the process. Someday Mark Turgeon might talk about Tuesday night's 59-53...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten rankings

     Shannon Ryan's Big Ten rankings
    (Record, last week's ranking in parenthesis) 1. Wisconsin (25-3, 13-2; 1): The Badgers still are the strongest team in the conference despite Tuesday's loss to Maryland. Up next: Sunday vs. Michigan State. 2. Maryland (23-5, 11-4; 2): The victory over...
  • Northwestern enters women's basketball poll for first time in 19 years

    Northwestern enters women's basketball poll for first time in 19 years
    Northwestern's long drought outside of the Top 25 has finally come to an end. The Wildcats are back in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time in 19 years after entering the rankings at No. 25 on Monday. "It's good to be...
  • Women's team poised to be Northwestern's best in nearly two decades

    Women's team poised to be Northwestern's best in nearly two decades
    This should have been fun garbage time for the Northwestern women's basketball team, a chance for several of its bench players to get some action for the first time in nearly three weeks. After all, the Wildcats had a 19-point lead at home with seven...
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 14 Yale pulls away from No. 7 Terps in 4th quarter, 10-6

    Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 14 Yale pulls away from No. 7 Terps in 4th quarter, 10-6
    No. 14 Yale broke open a tie game with four unanswered goals in the fourth quarter to defeat No. 7 Maryland, 10-6, on Saturday in freezing temperatures in New Haven, Conn. Conrad Oberbeck led the Bulldogs (2-0) with three goals and two assists as Yale...
  • Despite offensive struggles, Purdue surging in Big Ten

    Given a choice between dunkers and and 3-point bombers, I'll take muscle-flexing beasties every time. Which is why I like Purdue's chances for making more postseason noise than Indiana. The Boilermakers convinced this skeptic when they swept Indiana by...
  • Virginia need not apologize for pace, defensive excellence

    Virginia need not apologize for pace, defensive excellence
    Syracuse was the toast of college basketball a year ago. Jim Boeheim’s Orange was 25-0, ranked No. 1 and applauded for a style rooted in a stifling 2-3 zone defense. Today, Virginia is portrayed by some of the same oracles as the game’s...
  • Upset of No. 5 Wisconsin would put Illinois solidly in postseason mix

    Upset of No. 5 Wisconsin would put Illinois solidly in postseason mix
    After a victory that was as emotional as it was exhausting, Illinois coach John Groce compared his team's efforts to that of Seabiscuit's valiant match-race upset of War Admiral in 1938. "It was his heart," Groce said Thursday after beating Michigan...
  • Ninth-ranked 'Canes rally for season-opening win

    Ninth-ranked 'Canes rally for season-opening win
    Before the Hurricanes’ opener, coach Jim Morris was plenty excited to see how the new, flatter-seamed baseballs being used by the NCAA this year would drive up offensive numbers. On Friday night, Rutgers may have had some of the bigger swings...
  • Turgeon's Terps hope to get their 'swagger back on the road'

    Turgeon's Terps hope to get their 'swagger back on the road'
    Some fear going back into the ocean if they've been caught in an undertow. Others don't get back on a ski slope if they've had a bad spill. Then there's the Maryland men's basketball team, which is going back on the road. The 19th-ranked Terps said...