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  • Down to 16 teams, NCAA Tournament still has a lot to watch

    It's the Sweet 16 — the second week of the NCAA Tournament — and that means bragging rights for college basketball programs. Check the cover of media guides or banners adorning arenas. They always start with Sweet 16 appearances. No...
  • Xavier ends Georgia State's feel-good run in NCAA Tournament

    All the focus was on Georgia State's bench because of Ron Hunter, the coach's torn Achilles tendon, and the now famous stool he used to work the sidelines in the NCAA Tournament. It's was Xavier's bench, though, that stole the show in a 75-67 win that...
  • North Carolina, Xavier back in NCAA Sweet 16

    By Roy Williams' own admission, it's been a tough season for North Carolina. The death of coach Dean Smith, an academic scandal that raised questions about whether the Tar Heels have lost their way off the court, and a poor record — at least by...
  • Xavier halts Georgia State's tourney run with 75-67 victory

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. There would be no magical moment for Georgia State. Not this time. Behind a career-high 21 points from Jalen Reynolds, Xavier played defeated the Panthers 75-67 on Saturday in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Still Georgia...
  • Favorites have a much better Day 2 of NCAA Tournament

    There were no big upsets in the first half of Friday's action in the NCAA Tournament. There will be, however, some good matchups in the round of 32, including one the state of Kansas has been anticipating for almost 20 years. The Atlantic Coast...
  • Thursday's local interest college basketball roundup: HU earns Women's NIT first-round win at Drexel

    WNIT: Ryan Jordan scored 19 points as Hampton University earned a 45-42 Women’s National Invitation Tournament first-round win at Drexel. Malia Tate-DeFreitas added 13 points for HU, which next will face West Virginia. Sarah Curran had 11...
  • Breaking down the NCAA West Region

    Breaking down the NCAA West Region
    Get to know No. 1: Nobody takes better care of the ball than Wisconsin. That's the Badgers' trademark. What stands out about this season's Badgers is how they couple explosive plays with precision plays. Frank Kaminsky headlines, but forwards Sam Dekker...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball: Va. Wesleyan upends No. 1 Randolph-Macon to reach D-III semis; VCU rolls into A-10 final

    Part of the reason Randolph-Macon had ascended to the nation's top ranking in Division III was its three consecutive victories against Virginia Wesleyan. But when it mattered most, the Marlins upended the Yellow Jackets -- on R-MC's home court in...
  • Villanova routs Xavier for second Big East tournament title

    Villanova routs Xavier for second Big East tournament title
    NEW YORK — Josh Hart had 15 points in his latest brilliant performance off the bench, and top-seeded Villanova turned the Big East championship game into a Saturday night blowout by beating Xavier 69-52 for its second tournament title. Looking to...
  • March Madness: Will David or Goliath win the NCAA tournament?

    March Madness: Will David or Goliath win the NCAA tournament?
    Buzzer shots, overtime and bracket-busting upsets — it’s called March Madness for a reason. With Kentucky chasing the first undefeated season in almost four decades, this year’s bracket could be a defining story of a Goliath champion...
  • Thursday's local interest men's college basketball: VCU staves off Fordham, will get third try vs. Richmond

    Thursday's local interest men's college basketball: VCU staves off Fordham, will get third try vs. Richmond
    Treveon Graham scored 22 points and Melvin Johnson added 16 as VCU held off Fordham 63-57 in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament Thursday in Brooklyn, N.Y. Fifth-seeded VCU (23-9) advanced to the quarterfinals to play Richmond at 2:30 p.m....