| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The rallying cry in West Coast Conference basketball?
Same as usual: Break up Gonzaga.
Gonzaga men's and women's teams swept the conference regular-season championships and are heavy favorites to repeat in the WCC postseason tournament as it begins...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:07 PM
LAS VEGAS — Evan Payne scored 19 points as 10th-seeded Loyola Marymount edged past No. 7 seed Portland, 67-64, on Thursday night and advanced to the quarterfinals in the West Coast Conference tournament.
The game stayed within a two-point margin...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Loyola Marymount on Wednesday named Mike Dunlap as its new basketball coach, one day after the school announced Max Good's contract would not be renewed after his six-year record of 77-117.
Dunlap, an LMU graduate, becomes the program's 26th men's...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:19 AM
The Pac 12 made a significant internal move Thursday in announcing it has hired West Coast Conference commissioner Jamie Zaninovich to become its deputy commissioner and CEO.
Zaninovich will replace Kevin Weiberg, who has been Pac 12 commissioner...
| Mar 16, 2014
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Conrad Hotel in downtown Indianapolis includes a spa, art gallery and wine bar, opulence unavailable this weekend to the 10 men and women of the NCAA basketball tournament selection committee sequestered on the 18th floor....
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:52 PM
1 Arizona (30-4, at-large) vs.
16 Weber State (19-11, Big Sky champion)
Arizona, the 1997 NCAA champion, is 13-5 as a top-seeded team. Senior guard Davion Berry averages 19.1 points for Weber State, making its first appearance since 2007.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The NCAA women's basketball tournament begins Saturday with 16 games at eight sub-regional sites, including UCLA.
Nebraska (25-6), the No. 4-seeded team in the Lincoln Regional, plays No. 13-seeded Fresno State (22-10) at 1 p.m. at Pauley Pavilion....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:41 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. — Taylor Braun tried to pull everyone's leg after North Dakota State pulled off Thursday's West regional semi-stunner against Oklahoma.
"Honestly," the Bison's star deadpanned at the postgame news conference at Spokane Arena, "I...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:11 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine pitcher sophomore: Surrey proved he could dominate on the mound at the high school level, earning All-Pacific League and All-CIF...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:24 AM
LINCOLN, Neb. — It is not UConn's style to be intimidated, even by a known intimidator, certainly at this point of the season when push ordinarily comes to shove.
The Huskies understand that BYU, their opponent in Saturday's Lincoln semifinal (4:30...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:17 PM
MALIBU — Compensation for college athletes is a hot topic lately, but most agree nothing should be accepted without being earned.
The Pepperdine baseball team, however, received a collective bargain of two unearned runs to help beat visiting UC...