| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:45 PM
Olivia Lucero made one of two free throws with 11 seconds remaining and a final three-point attempt by Pepperdine's Tessa Emerson rimmed out as the Loyola Marymount women hung on for a 68-67 victory in the opening game of the West Coast Conference...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 4:33 PM
The playground in Pac-12 Conference women's basketball has long belonged to Stanford.
But not this season.
For the first time, the Cardinal isn't entering the conference tournament as regular-season champion.
Stanford had won or shared every...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 5:00 AM
On this, the 25th anniversary of the death of Hank Gathers, near midcourt in Gersten Pavilion at Loyola Marymount, before a packed house and during yet another LMU basketball victory rampage, we shall leave it to Erik Spoelstra to summarize the moment....
| Mar 1, 2015
| 3:20 PM
Doing what I could to avoid snowflakes and relentless wind chills, I locked myself in a cozy office over the weekend and attacked a protesting Asus computer to research the impact Gary athletes have had on college ad NBA hoops.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:20 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — At NCAA headquarters, the basketball enthusiasts view Selection Sunday as Christmas morning.
This mock selection exercise would be akin to Thanksgiving.
"So let's eat," says David Worlock, the NCAA point man for this event....
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:15 PM
UCLA pitcher James Kaprielian has taken note, as have his teammates.
The Bruins open the college baseball season Friday as the highest-ranked team west of the Pecos. UCLA is rated No. 10 by Collegiate Baseball and No. 11 by Baseball America.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:08 PM
LAUDERHILL — After six days of games and interviews, Major League Soccer team officials are boarding planes from South Florida to Philadelphia hoping they have a better idea of which players can make a difference at the pro level.
| Nov 27, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Both No. 11 Kansas and No. 20 Michigan State rolled to opening-round victories in the ninth annual Orlando Classic on Thanksgiving day, but it was the performance of Marquette guard Matt Carlino that stole the show.
Carlino set a tournament single-...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Dan Monson is the basketball coach at Long Beach State, but he still fields phone calls from athletic directors and coaches around the nation wanting to know about Gonzaga.
Or, more specifically, how have the Bulldogs done it?
How did Gonzaga pivot...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 5:51 PM
Every March they become the nation's darlings.
This year, a host of stalwarts aren't waiting nearly that long to establish themselves as contenders — either for their own, non-power conferences or possibly the Final Four after another round of...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Phil Weber, a former assistant coach at the University of Florida and longtime NBA assistant coach, Tuesday was named coach of the Miami Heat's NBA Development League affiliate, the Sioux Falls Skyforce.
Weber, who last worked in the NBA when Mike...