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  • Bruins get the last laugh

    Bruins get the last laugh
    Before the NCAA tournament even started, UCLA was one of the biggest stories. After UCLA's selection, on the CBS broadcast, Doug Gottlieb immediately called the selection "a joke." "It makes no sense," Gottlieb said. For much of the week, UCLA...
  • Playing off the ball helps UCLA's Bryce Alford be on his game

    Playing off the ball helps UCLA's Bryce Alford be on his game
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The seeds of Bryce Alford's nine three-pointers against Southern Methodist were planted in childhood. His father Steve, now UCLA's basketball coach, would teach him how to read screens, how to rub right off the shoulder of the...
  • Tony Parker leads UCLA into Sweet 16

    Tony Parker leads UCLA into Sweet 16
    Nearly everything had gone right for Tony Parker on Saturday. UCLA had dispatched Alabama Birmingham, 92-75, and was headed to an NCAA regional semifinal for the second year in a row. Parker had scored a career-high 28 points. The day couldn't have gone...
  • NCAA brackets busted: Only 273 of 11.57 million still perfect on ESPN

    NCAA brackets busted: Only 273 of 11.57 million still perfect on ESPN
    The Kentucky Wildcats remain perfect after their 79-56 drubbing of Hampton, but chances are if you made a bracket anywhere you're already busted. Of 11.57 million brackets submitted to ESPN's Tournament Challenge, only 273 remain perfect after the first...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball: Va. Wesleyan upends No. 1 Randolph-Macon to reach D-III semis; VCU rolls into A-10 final

    Part of the reason Randolph-Macon had ascended to the nation's top ranking in Division III was its three consecutive victories against Virginia Wesleyan. But when it mattered most, the Marlins upended the Yellow Jackets -- on R-MC's home court in...
  • Thursday's local interest women's college basketball roundup: Simms sparks ODU to C-USA tournament semifinals

    The Old Dominion women gained their second victory in two nights in Birmingham, Ala., beating Texas-San Antonio 63-49 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Conference USA tournament. Jennie Simms had 27 points and nine rebounds for the fifth-seeded...
  • Thursday's local interest men's college basketball: VCU staves off Fordham, will get third try vs. Richmond

    Thursday's local interest men's college basketball: VCU staves off Fordham, will get third try vs. Richmond
    Treveon Graham scored 22 points and Melvin Johnson added 16 as VCU held off Fordham 63-57 in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament Thursday in Brooklyn, N.Y. Fifth-seeded VCU (23-9) advanced to the quarterfinals to play Richmond at 2:30 p.m....
  • Sun Belt QB battles to watch this spring

    Sun Belt QB battles to watch this spring
      A handful of Sun Belt teams enter spring football practice with question marks at quarterback. Keep an eye out for these quarterback battles this spring: Louisiana-Lafayette 2014 starter: Terrance Broadway (2,295 passing yards, 13 TDs; 653 rushing...
  • On The Air Thursday

    BASEBALL 3:30 a.m. (Friday): Australian Baseball League Championship Series, Game 1: Perth Heat at Adelaide Bite. MLB BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m.: Richmond at La Salle. NBCSP 7 p.m.: Colgate at Holy Cross. CBSSN 7 p.m.: Iowa at Michigan. ESPN 7 p.m.:...
  • ODU hopes to rediscover identity after Conference USA road struggles

    ODU hopes to rediscover identity after Conference USA road struggles
    NORFOLK — Back home after a disappointing road trip that included several shots to the collective windpipe, Old Dominion coach Jeff Jones presided over a team meeting last Monday before practice. No anguish or finger-pointing. No fiery...
  • U.Va.-Duke headlines '80s flashback for ACC basketball

     U.Va.-Duke headlines '80s flashback for ACC basketball
    Mike Krzyzewski advocates for ACC basketball like few others, but no matter the league's heights, his reverence for its 1980s vintage remains. Jordan and Worthy, Sampson and Bias, Dawkins and Ferry, Lefty and Dean, Cremins and Jimmy V. Duke's coach...