| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:58 PM
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Notre Dame entered conference play struggling to find some confidence after a frustrating start to the year that included losing their best player to injury.
Xavier was trying to regroup, too, though more from an ugly...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:05 AM
This is Anthony Solomon’s 25th season as a college basketball coach, an odyssey that’s taken him to nine schools and nine NCAA tournaments. He was in the Elite Eight with Virginia in 1995, the Sweet 16 with Notre Dame in 2003.
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Sixteen basketball players from the Baltimore area took part in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. After the first weekend of play, how many remain? Here's a look at how all 16 players fared.
* C.J. Fair's top-seeded Syracuse squad got...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 10:18 AM
VCU and the Colonial Athletic Association came oh-so-close to history this basketball season. One more stop Saturday night against Indiana, or one more three, and the Rams would have reached the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 for the second...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The champions of the ACC, Big 12, Pacific 12 and Southeastern Conference are done. As are Duke and Connecticut.
As is my bracket — more on that bloodletting in a moment.
First, some reflections on the NCAA tournament's first weekend and the...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 1:05 AM
1987 -- Aberdeen Central rebounded from an eight-point first-quarter deficit to defeat Sioux Falls Lincoln 53-51 in the semifinals and move into the State AA high school basketball tournament championship game. Ricky Knecht and Tony Portra led the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:44 AM
The Atlantic 10 Conference aspires to be the nation’s best basketball-centric league, and commissioner Bernadette McGlade believes a new, eight-year media rights package affirms that status.
A-10 officials and television partners ESPN, CBS Sports...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Isaiah Philmore was a fixture for three years in John Carroll’s lineup. The same was true for the 6-foot-8, 235-pound forward when he continued his playing career at Towson.
During the 2011-12 season, however, Philmore was relegated to an...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:47 AM
With Notre Dame up 63-62 with 42 seconds remaining against Xavier in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Eric Atkins had the ball in his hands with designs on increasing the Irish’s tenuous lead.
The Mount St. Joseph grad took the inbounds...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:44 AM
The news that Dez Wells was transferring from Xavier to Maryland over the summer brought mixed reactions from Terps fans who knew about the player’s triumphs and troubles during his freshman year at the Ohio school.
Wells was one of the best...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Rumors and whispers of local college conference membership shuffles could see the light of day beginning Wednesday, when George Mason's Board of Visitors holds its final scheduled meeting of the school year.
Mason and VCU are considering a jump to the...