| Mar 8, 2015
| 4:44 PM
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....
| Mar 7, 2015
| 7:54 PM
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...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 4:15 AM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 9:59 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:09 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 11:11 AM
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,...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 8:11 PM
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...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:23 AM
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...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 5:51 PM
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...