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  • Lafayette men's basketball team's journey, not ending, will be legacy

    Lafayette men's basketball team's journey, not ending, will be legacy
    PITTSBURGH — Lafayette knew the formula it had to follow for the chance to produce history. The Leopards needed to protect the ball against Villanova, the No. 1 seed in the East Region. They had to shoot with their typical efficiency and scrape...
  • Enjoy Hampton's short stay in the NCAA tournament

    Enjoy Hampton's short stay in the NCAA tournament
    Praise to the Hampton Pirates for winning Tuesday's opening NCAA game against Manhattan, which was a really good Woody Allen movie. It set the stage for Thursday, the first full day of tournament that will feature the single biggest mismatch in the...
  • UConn Football: 22nd Toughest Schedule In Country

    UConn Football: 22nd Toughest Schedule In Country
    UConn will not only have the toughest football schedule in the American Athletic Conference in 2015 but the 22nd toughest in the nation, according to FBschedules.com. The Huskies are tied for No. 22 with Southeastern Conference member South Carolina....
  • Lafayette falls 93-52 against Villanova in their NCAA Tournament game

    Lafayette falls 93-52 against Villanova in their NCAA Tournament game
    PITTSBURGH — No. 1 seed Villanova scored 11 of the game’s first 13 points against 16th-seeded Lafayette. The gap between the teams would only grow wider the rest of Thursday night. The Wildcats used their length and athleticism to swarm...
  • Lafayette men's basketball team focused on rebounding, ball handling against Villanova

    Lafayette men's basketball team focused on rebounding, ball handling against Villanova
    PITTSBURGH — Lafayette would not have reached the NCAA Tournament without Zach Rufer's hustle and rebounding in the Patriot League final. The Leopards' stay at Consol Energy Center won't last beyond Thursday without more board work and battling...
  • Lafayette takes on top-seeded Villanova tonight

    Lafayette takes on top-seeded Villanova tonight
    Former Lehigh player Kyle Neptune hopes to beat his archrival again now that he's on the Villanova coaching staff. The top-seeded Wildcats meet 16th-seeded Lafayette at 6:50 tonight in Pittsburgh in the first round of the NCAA tournament. … Local...
  • Lafayette-Villanova NCAA Tournament pregame: Leopards having fun but focused

    Lafayette-Villanova NCAA Tournament pregame: Leopards having fun but focused
    PITTSBURGH — While Villanova slugged its way through the Big East men’s basketball tournament late last week, Lafayette spent several days enjoying its first Patriot League title since 2000. The time between games and added attention have...
  • 15 years on, Lafayette's league championship runs still remembered

    15 years on, Lafayette's league championship runs still remembered
    At one point during Wednesday night's Patriot League championship basketball game in Lafayette's Kirby Sports Center, Brian Ehlers turned to Tim Bieg and said, "If we had a point guard like [the Leopards' Nick Lindner], we'd have made the Sweet 16."...
  • U.Va., Kentucky, Duke part of historically dominant top of NCAA bracket

    U.Va., Kentucky, Duke part of historically dominant top of NCAA bracket
    Virginia entered last year’s NCAA basketball tournament with a 28-6 record. The Cavaliers were 3-3 versus the top 25 on the Rating Percentage Index, 5-4 against the top 50. Their worst loss was at No. 75 Maryland in overtime. Virginia’s...
  • Syracuse's Boeheim to retire in three years

    Syracuse's Boeheim to retire in three years
    Syracuse announced athletic director Daryl Gross has resigned and basketball coach Jim Boehiem will retire in three years in the wake of a scathing NCAA report and sanctions for violations lasting more than 10 years. … Lehigh coach Brett Reed,...
  • Obama predicts Kentucky to beat 'Nova to win NCAA Tournament

    Obama predicts Kentucky to beat 'Nova to win NCAA Tournament
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is predicting that Kentucky will remain undefeated and take home the title in the NCAA Tournament. The basketball fan in chief says there's a good reason the Wildcats are the prohibitive favorite in the...