| 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
| 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 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 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
LOUISVILLE — There's very little about the American Athletic Conference that is conventional. The strange amalgam of ex-Big East, ex-Conference USA, ex-Atlantic 10 schools going one way, with ACC- and Big Ten-bound schools crossing paths for one...
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:37 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Ted Boeke (Crescenta Valley High, 2013) Loyola Marymount baseball sophomore: Following a senior season at Crescenta Valley in which he was voted the 2013 All-Area Baseball Player of the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Nathan Thornhill and John Curtiss pitched Texas' second straight shutout at the College World Series in Omaha, and the Longhorns forced a second bracket final against Vanderbilt with a 4-0 victory Friday.
The Longhorns (46-20) and Commodores (48-20)...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer.
Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...