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  • Lehigh's Tim Kempton, Lafayette's Dan Trist earn all-district basketball honors

    Lehigh's Tim Kempton, Lafayette's Dan Trist earn all-district basketball honors
    Lehigh sophomore Tim Kempton and Lafayette senior Dan Trist have been named to the NABC All-District team. Kempton, the Patriot League player of the year, was named to the first team. It's the sixth time in seven years a Mountain Hawk has been named...
  • Pac-12 forges on with NCAA tournament survivors Arizona, UCLA, Utah

    Pac-12 forges on with NCAA tournament survivors Arizona, UCLA, Utah
    Kaleb Tarczewski, Arizona center, looks at who's left in the NCAA basketball tournament and sees three Pac-12 Conference teams still in play. "It's nice to see some familiar faces," Tarczewski said. Arizona guard Gabe York added: "People are always...
  • Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring

    Recognizable names winning have NCAA tournament ratings soaring
    Through the first weekend, the NCAA men's basketball tournament is producing large TV numbers, some of the biggest ever. CBS and Turner were beaming about the ratings in a release. Game coverage on CBS won Saturday night's Nielsens and the strong...
  • NCAA tournament Week 1 is hardly garden-variety as seeds get scattered

    This year's NCAA field was not trimmed, from 68 to 16, as much as it was hacked with garden shears. The East saw its top seedlings turned into compost. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: NCAA tournament: In the March 23 Sports section, a column about Week 1...
  • NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons

    NCAA Tournament is pure March Madness for all the wrong reasons
    Joey Ptasinski didn't enjoy the 200-mile trip to American last month. The Lafayette shooting guard didn't like missing six of the nine 3-pointers he took during that game and hates losing. But what made the trek to Washington, D.C. unfavorable was that...
  • Five regional semifinalists sweet, but ACC needs to end Final Four drought

    Five regional semifinalists sweet, but ACC needs to end Final Four drought
    Absent remarkable stamina, a forgiving boss, Dan Patrick’s man cave and Jerry Lucas’ memory, absorbing the NCAA tournament’s 48-games-in-four days opening salvo borders on impossible. You simply need some time to process it all before...
  • The unsung heroes of the NCAA tournament

     The unsung heroes of the NCAA tournament
    Their job is to make the head coach look good. And to leave opposing players in tears. When the brackets are revealed on Selection Sunday, the players celebrate. Parents make travel plans. Head coaches knock out media responsibilities. The assistants in...
  • Cheers and tears: March Madness recap so far

    Cheers and tears: March Madness recap so far
    Had enough of March Madness yet? Yeah, neither have we. But just in case you had to sleep/eat/call your mother at some point this weekend and missed some of the action, this will catch you up in a hurry. IT'S GOOD TO BE … The ACC Despite...
  • Villanova struggles with accepting tournament loss

    Villanova struggles with accepting tournament loss
    PITTSBURGH - Jay Wright stood outside the locker room, away from where his Villanova players were trying to comprehend what just happened on the night when they were supposed to advance to the Wildcats' first NCAA Sweet 16 since their Final Four run in...
  • Come March Madness, Michigan State's Tom Izzo works his magic

    Come March Madness, Michigan State's Tom Izzo works his magic
    The calendar said March 1, but Tom Izzo knew better. It's not March until the brackets come out. So on the day that followed Feb. 28, Izzo set a lineup at Wisconsin that didn't include his most important player. He benched the bruising Branden Dawson,...
  • Despite plenty of upsets in NCAA tournament, Kentucky plows on

    Despite plenty of upsets in NCAA tournament, Kentucky plows on
    Out of more than 11.57 million brackets in an ESPN-sponsored NCAA tournament challenge, only one remained intact after the opening round of games. That tells a small picture of a typically March-like opening to March Madness. The means for bracket...