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  • In 'Requiem for the Big East,' the wrong kind of March Madness

    In 'Requiem for the Big East,' the wrong kind of March Madness
    NEW YORK —   Any college basketball fan worth their bracket fee will recall the many glorious years of the Big East, from the colorful '80's teams of John Thompson and Lou Carnesecca to, in recent years, the highly competitive games between the...
  • No state surpasses Virginia's history of NCAA tournament upsets

    No state surpasses Virginia's history of NCAA tournament upsets
    This weekend's Final Four is more old school than a two-handed set shot. Past champions, power conferences, oversized budgets. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Florida, Connecticut. This was not preordained. Wichita State was absolutely Kentucky's equal, and the...
  • Inside the BRD: Warhill's Alex Koon gets "discovered" and will play volleyball for Wichita State

    It goes all the way back to the 1930s, when Lana Turner’s road to stardom began because a Hollywood heavyweight spotted her at a soda counter in a Sunset Boulevard restaurant. Sometimes it just helps for a girl to be in the right place at the...
  • Lafayette track standouts turn in some dazzling times

    Lafayette track standouts turn in some dazzling times
    The names of Lafayette High track standouts are showing up increasingly on leaderboards on the local, state and national levels. Adriana Hooks recently ran 10 minutes, 49.41 seconds at the Raleigh Relays in North Carolina, the best time run by a...
  • Even the best NCAA tournament teams have their flaws

    Even the best NCAA tournament teams have their flaws
    Only the very best teams in college basketball have advanced to the NCAA tournament's round of 16. Take Dayton versus Stanford in the South Regional … please. Dayton finished fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference and absorbed a 26-point loss this...
  • Doug McDermott, Gregg Marshall win AP basketball honors

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The first of several Final Four weekend awards was handed out Thursday when the Associated Press named Creighton star Doug McDermott and Wichita State Coach Gregg Marshall as its player and coach of the year, respectively....
  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
    1 Wichita State (34-0, Missouri Valley champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner 1 (below) The Shockers have the experience from last year's run to the Final Four, plus they can shoot, are big and physical, and have a crafty point guard in sophomore Fred...
  • NCAA bracket: Which No. 1 seed, if any, will make Final Four? [Poll]

    NCAA bracket: Which No. 1 seed, if any, will make Final Four? [Poll]
    Well, the NCAA bracket came out Sunday night for the men's basketball tournament starting this week. Have you filled out yours yet? Can we have a peek at your Final Four? How many No. 1 seeds have you got in there? MARCH MADNESS: Fill out your...
  • NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner

    NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner
    The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
  • Wichita State ends Cal Poly's run, 64-37

    Wichita State ends Cal Poly's run, 64-37
    ST. LOUIS -- Cleananthony Early had 23 points and unbeaten Wichita State faced no resistance from Cal Poly, going to 35-0 for the best start in NCAA history with a 64-37 rout of Cal Poly in the Midwest Region on Friday night. The Shockers (35-0)...
  • Kansas falls, Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid out of NCAA tournament

    More top prospects fell on Sunday, as the NCAA tournament wrapped up the first weekend of play. The Kansas Jayhawks were defeated by the Stanford Cardinal, 60-57, knocking freshmen Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid out of the tournament. Both are...