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  • Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments

    Gators, 'Cats early favorites for conference hoops tournaments
    Florida and Arizona were tabbed early favorites to win their conference basketball tournaments according to one odds maker. Top-ranked Florida comes in as a 2/3 favorite to win the Southeastern Conference tourney according to Bovada. Kentucky (3/1)...
  • Gators, UConn are familiar foes facing off in Final Four

    Gators, UConn are familiar foes facing off in Final Four
    GAINESVILLE — It has been 30 games — and 30 wins — since the Florida Gators lost on a buzzer-beater at Connecticut. It might as well be 30 years to senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin. "The game was such a long time ago," Wilbekin...
  • Can UConn Beat Florida In The Final Four? Go To The Tape

     Can UConn Beat Florida In The Final Four? Go To The Tape
    Like an old photo or home movie you take out when someone needs a smile, coach Kevin Ollie kept the tape of UConn's victory over Florida handy. When the Huskies got to thinking they couldn't, here was proof that they could — and did — hang...
  • Kevin Ollie Takes The Stairs, And It's Paying Off

    Kevin Ollie Takes The Stairs, And It's Paying Off
    NEW YORK — Positioned perfectly at the intersection of resilience and jubilation, Kevin Ollie slowly climbed the ladder to snip the final cord of net that tightly, securely ties the past and present of UConn basketball. "I was really taking my...
  • Next up for Gators: UConn upsets Michigan State, advances to Final Four

    By Dom Amore Tribune Newspapers NEW YORK — Conference realignment rocked the landscape, the man who built the program into a national power retired on the eve of a season, and the NCAA forced them to spend last March in postseason purgatory. But...
  • UConn's Past And Present Revels In The Moment On The MSG Floor

    NEW YORK — As the second-year head coach climbed the ladder to cut the net from the rim at Madison Square Garden, the man who built UConn into a national program was basking in the moment at the other end of the court. Former players hugged, school...
  • National lacrosse: No. 9 Syracuse men edge No. 5 Notre Dame, 11-10

    Kevin Rice scored the game-winner with 2:05 left to play as No. 9 host Syracuse edged No. 5 Notre Dame, 11-10, on Saturday. The host Orange (5-3, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) got early separation, but the Fighting Irish (4-3, 2-1) rallied in the...
  • Fang Mitchell out as Coppin State men's basketball coach

    Fang Mitchell out as Coppin State men's basketball coach
    Most college basketball coaches would not have survived the string of losing seasons Coppin State's Ron “Fang” Mitchell had over the last decade of his career. Then again, most coaches had not accomplished nearly as much as Mitchell did in...
  • Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?

    Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?
    NEW YORK — Each has a story to tell and all of them paid a lot of dollars to tell it. Yet in the end, the message that their passion sends is the same: Hey, John Swofford! Hey Jim Delany! Hey, ACC, Big Ten and the other power brokers in college...
  • Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards

    Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards
    NEW YORK — The names jump off the pages of the UConn record book, some from the distant past and some cashing NBA paychecks this season. There are prolific scorers such as Wes Bialosuknia in the 1960s, Tony Hanson in the 1970s, Ray Allen in the...
  • Ollie, Hoiberg Run Similar Offenses All The Way To Sweet 16

    Ollie, Hoiberg Run Similar Offenses All The Way To Sweet 16
    NEW YORK — They are both 41, have been friends since high school and have taken similar career paths through college. But UConn's Kevin Ollie and Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg, whose teams meet in the NCAA's East Regional semifinal Friday night at...