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  • Tournament roundup: Illinois State, Dayton, Robert Morris get wins

    Tournament roundup: Illinois State, Dayton, Robert Morris get wins
    DAYTON, Ohio — Derrick Marks wasn't even close on Boise State's final shot at the big NCAA Tournament upset. Kendall Pollard scored 17 points on Wednesday night, and Dayton — cheered on by the home crowd — went on a closing run for a...
  • March Madness: It'll be a big blue heaven for Kentucky at the end

    March Madness: It'll be a big blue heaven for Kentucky at the end
    It took UC Irvine 38 years to qualify for the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, but now that the Anteaters are in, can they win a game? It's a tall order, but Irvine just might be in the zone. So predicts national college basketball writer...
  • Mundelein's Ari Dechter is top tennis player at Bradley

    Mundelein's Ari Dechter is top tennis player at Bradley
    Ari Dechter was the most accomplished tennis player to ever pass through the doors at Mundelein. With a fourth-place finish in the 2010 state tournament and a seventh-place finish in her senior year of 2011, she remains the only Mustang to place in...
  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
    A preview of the NCAA tournament's Midwest Regional: THURSDAY :: LOUISVILLE, Ky. 1 Kentucky (34-0, Southeastern champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner (See matchup below) Kentucky, the tournament’s top overall seed, has a deep roster. No men’...
  • Illinois State, Loyola, Eastern Illinois will play on

    Illinois State, Loyola, Eastern Illinois will play on
    Illinois State's drive to make the NCAA tournament fell short, but the Redbirds' season will continue in the NIT. The No. 4-seeded Redbirds will host No. 5 Green Bay in a first-round game at 7 p.m. Wednesday. ISU has won six of its last seven games and...
  • Terps' record in close games bodes well now that it's tournament time

    Terps' record in close games bodes well now that it's tournament time
    Maryland men's basketball fans have been angsting all season about the number of narrow victories the Terps have recorded. The worry now is that if Mark Turgeon’s team gets in a close game in the NCAA tournament, the season could be over. That...
  • UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year

    UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year
    As the American Athletic Conference Tournament begins Thursday in Hartford, defending national champion UConn has a simple task. Win four games for the title and secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Otherwise, the Huskies figure to be the ninth...
  • Crown Point grad Jason Tsirtsis repeats as Big Ten champ

    Defending national champion Jason Tsirtsis graded himself incomplete after repeating as Big Ten champion in the 149-pound class. The Crown Point grad reversed an earlier 3-2 defeat by beating Iowa's Brad Sorenson 2-1 on riding time in the Big Ten meet...
  • Illinois' last hopes for March Madness

    Illinois' last hopes for March Madness
    Oh, so close. After knocking off powerhouse Wichita State in a Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinal Saturday, Illinois State was one win away from the Big Dance. All the Redbirds had to do was beat Northern Iowa, another league juggernaut, in...
  • No. 11 Northern Iowa beats Illinois State for Missouri Valley title

    No. 11 Northern Iowa beats Illinois State for Missouri Valley title
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Valley player of the year looked the part when it counted. His Northern Iowa teammates stepped up, too, when the game looked hopeless. Seth Tuttle had 15 points, nine rebounds and three assists, leading the 11th-...
  • Kentucky's dominance really is good for college basketball

    Kentucky's dominance really is good for college basketball
    College basketball is in trouble. For more than 124 years, basketball has been woven into the fabric of America's culture and it somehow has withstood the test of time. But on the eve of this year's March Madness, the sport has seen better days....