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  • Baseball: Pepperdine is headed to NCAA tournament behind local standouts

    Pepperdine won the WCC tournament championship over the weekend to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament, and former Chatsworth standout Aaron Brown was named MVP for the series against Loyola Marymount. The Waves have been relying on Southern California...
  • 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...
  • College Update: Locals excelling in SCIAC

    College Update: Locals excelling in SCIAC
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Coltrane Powdrill (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) Cal Lutheran basketball: In his first season with the Kingsmen, Powdrill made an immediate impact and his postseason haul of accolades...
  • 'Eaters throw one away

    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...
  • Cougars, 6-Foot-7 Hamson Defy Odds In Advancing To Meet Huskies

    Cougars, 6-Foot-7 Hamson Defy Odds In Advancing To Meet Huskies
    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...
  • College Update: Surrey goes distance for UC Irvine

    College Update: Surrey goes distance for UC Irvine
    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...
  • NCAA tournament brings out the best in college basketball

     NCAA tournament brings out the best in college basketball
    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...
  • 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....
  • NCAA tournament preview: West Region

    NCAA tournament preview: West Region
    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. 8...
  • Expect high seeds for U.Va., VCU in NCAA basketball tournament

    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....