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  • 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....
  • Northern Iowa pounds Loyola 63-49 in MVC tournament

    Northern Iowa pounds Loyola 63-49 in MVC tournament
    ST. LOUIS — Loyola flirted with shooting 50 percent, and still lost handily. That's the frustration of playing against No. 11 Northern Iowa, which really makes opponents work. "It's like going to the dentist," Ramblers coach Porter Moser said...
  • Illinois State upsets No. 8 Wichita State in MVC semifinals

    Illinois State upsets No. 8 Wichita State in MVC semifinals
    ST. LOUIS -- Weakened by illness yet still feisty, Gregg Marshall is glad to have some time off before the NCAA Tournament. No. 8 Wichita State will take a hit in the poll and with the NCAA selection committee, too, after a 65-62 loss to Illinois...
  • Milestone a stepping stone for South Elgin's Matty Smith

    Milestone a stepping stone for South Elgin's Matty Smith
    While breaking the career 1,000-point mark last Thursday certified individual success for South Elgin's Matty Smith, it is team success like the Storm enjoyed last postseason which is still front and center in the junior guard's mind. "It's going to...
  • Terps now trending toward a No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament projections

    Terps now trending toward a No. 4 seed in NCAA tournament projections
    The Super Bowl is in the rearview mirror, meaning there's no good reason not to start dedicating most of your sports attention toward the NCAA tournament. Maryland is still in great shape to return to the Big Dance for the first time since 2010, but the...
  • Wichita State tops Loyola 58-47

    Wichita State tops Loyola 58-47
    WICHITA, Kan. — Fred VanVleet scored a career-high 27 points to lead No. 12 Wichita State to a 58-47 win over Loyola on Wednesday night. Ron Baker added 16 points as the Shockers (19-2, 9-0 Missouri Valley) shot just 41 percent from the floor...
  • Wichita State baseball program lands on NCAA probation

    Wichita State baseball program lands on NCAA probation
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Wichita State's baseball program was placed on probation Thursday after the NCAA found that the Shockers used 21 players who received impermissible benefits over a two-year period. The school self-reported the violations last year,...
  • College update: Trio of former Bell-Jeff players putting up impressive numbers

    College update: Trio of former Bell-Jeff players putting up impressive numbers
    The following is an update on local athletes playing at the collegiate level. Jasmine Smith ((Bellarmine-Jefferson High, 2012) sophomore forward, San Jose State women's basketball: Smith is getting a chance to start this season for the Spartans after...
  • Tekele Cotton leads Wichita State over Loyola 67-53

    Tekele Cotton leads Wichita State over Loyola 67-53
    No. 15 Wichita State was facing a tough challenge from Loyola, and then the second half started. Tekele Cotton scored all but two of his 16 points and hit four 3-pointers over the final 20 minutes, and the Shockers pulled away for a 67-53 victory over...
  • A look at Mark Turgeon's history of hot starts

    A look at Mark Turgeon's history of hot starts
    Mark Turgeon said after Saturday's 70-58 win over Minnesota that Maryland's 14-1 start did not mean much to him. While this was the best start for the Terps since he took over for Gary Williams in 2011 – and the hottest Maryland has started a...
  • Latest Batch Of College Basketball's Non-Power Contenders

    Every March they become the nation's darlings. This year, a host of stalwarts aren't waiting nearly that long to establish themselves as contenders — either for their own, non-power conferences or possibly the Final Four after another round of...