| Feb 10, 2013
| 3:16 PM
– The problem wasn't in starting the game. The Huskies had hit a lull in the middle, up by 13 points and now down seven when Kevin Ollie took a timeout.
"He put it on us," Ryan Boatright said. "He said, 'you know what you've got to do. Suck it up,...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 10:12 PM
Memphis, a current Conference USA member and college basketball power, will be introduced as the newest member of Big East Wednesday.
The Big East has scheduled a noon teleconference to formally introduce the Tigers, who will be joining the league in all...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:24 PM
Lafayette notebook, Tuesday, Nov. 15: SIBLING RIVALRY – When you listen to Kyle Hayes talk about his sister, Meghan, the first thing you sense is an immense family pride. Meghan is a talented soccer player, a four-time all-league performer in......
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:22 PM
One of my favorite columns from the last year was the one I wrote before the Lehigh Valley Conference boys basketball game title game between Liberty and Nazareth. It was about the No. 32s for each side -- the Hurricanes' Darrun Hilliard and the Blue...
| Apr 9, 2011
You know how this complicated and uplifting journey ended.
UConn won the 2011 national championship. Players embraced under falling confetti at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Kemba Walker became one of the most celebrated athletes on the planet. Having...
| Apr 9, 2011
By his own calculation, UConn associate coach George Blaney had been to 36 Final Fours before 2004. He sat on the board of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. That meant Blaney always had good seats.
That does not mean he didn't want to be...
| May 9, 2012
Just when you thought it was safe to break out the sunscreen, shag bag and patio furniture. Just as you finalized plans to vacation at the beach, ballpark or fishing hole.
Along comes conference realignment chatter. Again. So much for a relaxing spring...
| May 16, 2012
RICHMOND — Weddings aren't complete without heartwarming and/or amusing tales of the couple's courtship. Who asked who? First-date faux pas. Proposal anxiety. Did he go to Jared?
Unless you're VCU and the Atlantic 10. Their nuptials Tuesday were...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Nov. 11: Def. Columbia, 70-57
Nov. 14: Def. Wagner, 78-66
Nov. 17: Def. Maine, 80-60
Nov. 20: vs. Def. Coppin State, 87-70
Battle 4 Atlantis
Nov. 24: Def. UNC-Asheville, 73-63
Nov. 25: Lost to Central Florida, 68-63
Nov. 26: Def. Florida State, 78-...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Nov. 13: Def. Holy Cross, 77-37
Nov. 15: Def. Pacific, 112-53
Nov. 21: Def. Stanford, 68-58
World Vision Classic
Nov. 25: Def. Fairleigh Dickinson, 74-28
Nov. 26: Def. Buffalo, 90-34
Nov. 27: Def. Dayton, 78-38
Nov. 30: Def. Towson 92-31
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:53 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The smiles that dominated their faces just 48 hours before were long gone, replaced by blank stares, hollow looks of embarrassment.
And "embarrassment" was, indeed, the word of the night, following UConn's 80-59 drubbing at the...