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  • Addition of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Rutgers gives Big Ten immediate boost in lacrosse

    Addition of Maryland, Johns Hopkins, Rutgers gives Big Ten immediate boost in lacrosse
    It's hard to say goodbye. Just ask Casey Ikeda, who will be part of the first Maryland men's lacrosse team to play in the Big Ten after 63 years in the Atlantic Coast Conference. "I've only known the ACC," said Ikeda, a senior defenseman who hails...
  • Villanova's Darrun Hilliard continued legacy of Lehigh Valley players in NCAA Tournament

    Villanova's Darrun Hilliard continued legacy of Lehigh Valley players in NCAA Tournament
    Liberty High School grad Darrun Hilliard helped Villanova earn a high seed and make a run, albeit short-lived, in the NCAA men's basketball tournament this month, adding to a legacy of players with local roots bringing national recognition to Lehigh...
  • On college basketball's best day, no one in Illinois is asked to dance

     On college basketball's best day, no one in Illinois is asked to dance
    At Valparaiso, they welcomed fans into the student union to revel in the return to an NCAA tournament the Crusaders coach, Bryce Drew, helped make special 17 years ago with a shot famous enough to use in commercials. At Notre Dame, the ACC champs all...
  • Referee Bryan Kersey earns first Final Four assignment

    Long one of the ACC’s premier basketball officials, Bryan Kersey has earned the ultimate assignment: his first Final Four. Kersey, a Hampton Roads native and resident, will work one of Saturday’s semifinals in Indianapolis, either Duke-...
  • On The Fly: Duke Routs Notre Dame

    On The Fly: Duke Routs Notre Dame
    Motivated by a four-point loss to Notre Dame on Jan. 28, No. 4 Duke responded by routing the No. 10 Fighting Irish, 90-60. Duke shot 81 percent in the first half to surge to a 50-24 halftime lead. Jahlil Okafor scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds,...
  • Notre Dame hopes to develop 'short memories'

    Notre Dame hopes to develop 'short memories'
    The results were vastly different for Notre Dame in its two games against Duke. First came a four-point win. Then came a 30-point loss. Despite the differences, the Irish are taking similar steps to turn the page after playing the Blue Devils. No....
  • NCAA tournament roundup: Day 3

    NCAA tournament roundup: Day 3
    No. 3 Notre Dame 67, No. 6 Butler 64, OT:  Notre Dame survived Butler's March magic. Jerian Grant scored 16 points, including the clinching layup with 18 seconds left in overtime, and the third-seeded Irish edged the Bulldogs 67-64 on Saturday night. ...
  • Separating the contenders from the pretenders

    Separating the contenders from the pretenders
    There are 69 teams in Division I men's lacrosse, but just a handful are true contenders for the national championship. The schools in the middle of the pack (no. 25-55) are separated by millimeters, with winning one-goal games so important. New...
  • Bulls drop physical game to Bucks; was it a playoff prelude?

    Bulls drop physical game to Bucks; was it a playoff prelude?
    MILWAUKEE — Just as the Bulls refuse to play the media game that Wednesday could have served as a first-round playoff preview, Derrick Rose won't commit to a return date. But if the Bulls do face the Bucks, who beat them 95-91 on Wednesday night...
  • Who are some of the top black assistant coaches in the Big Ten?

     Who are some of the top black assistant coaches in the Big Ten?
    LaVall Jordan, Michigan: Jordan has been with the Wolverines five seasons, developing superb backcourts with guards like Darius Morris and Trey Burke. He was reportedly one of the final two candidates for the Butler head coaching job in 2013. Lamont...
  • Terps' Lexie Brown 3rd-team All-American

    Maryland sophomore guard Lexie Brown was named to the Associated Press All-America third team Tuesday. She averages 13.4 points per game and leads the Final Four-bound team in assists (4.5) and steals (2.2) per game. She also leads the Terps with 67 3-...