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  • WCC women's tournament: Loyola Marymount edges Pepperdine

    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...
  • UCLA, USC open play Thursday in Pac-12 women's basketball tournament

    UCLA, USC open play Thursday in Pac-12 women's basketball tournament
    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...
  • Fallen star: 25 years ago, Hank Gathers died on the court

    On the day before its 1990 West Coast Conference tournament semifinal with host Loyola Marymount, Portland practiced in the Lions' Gersten Pavilion. "There are windows on one end of their gym," Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra, then Portland's sophomore...
  • UCLA, seeking tough basketball foes, will play Gonzaga, Kentucky

     UCLA, seeking tough basketball foes, will play Gonzaga, Kentucky
    UCLA hasn't had the toughest nonconference men's basketball schedule in recent years, but that is changing. The Bruins announced Wednesday they added a sixth brand name to their early 2014-15 schedule — perennial West Coast Conference power...
  • Pepperdine men's basketball gets its academic act together

    Pepperdine men's basketball gets its academic act together
    The NCAA and its member institutions often refer to "student-athletes," but the front side of the term isn't often highlighted in a sports section. We asked officials from the Southland's Division I universities to point us toward their best and brightest...
  • West Coast Conference basketball: Gonzaga is tournament favorite

    West Coast Conference basketball: Gonzaga is tournament favorite
    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...
  • Nebraska, N.C. State women favored at UCLA sub-regional

    Nebraska, N.C. State women favored at UCLA sub-regional
    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....
  • Loyola Marymount men advance in West Coast Conference tournament

    Loyola Marymount men advance in West Coast Conference tournament
    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...
  • Gary basketball players have left their mark on the college and pro game

    Gary basketball players have left their mark on the college and pro game
    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. Growing fascination...
  • College baseball preview: UCLA seeks to rebound from last year

    College baseball preview: UCLA seeks to rebound from last year
    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. Six of...
  • J.A. Happ's injury revives a personal anguish for this baseball dad

    J.A. Happ's injury revives a personal anguish for this baseball dad
    Somebody is going to get killed out there. I've said it a hundred times, thought it a thousand. The only question was, what ballplayer would have to die on the mound before something was done to protect pitchers? The issue, in the news again after...