| Mar 21, 2015
PITTSBURGH — When Darrun Hilliard went through the college selection process, picking a school that would give him a chance to play deep into March Madness was part of the equation.
Villanova fit in theory. When Hilliard committed to the...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 4:28 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Notre Dame had just won its first NCAA tournament game in four years, but the Irish locker room was about as quiet as church.
The nervous energy and relief was thick, so much that coach Mike Brey had to tell his team to be happy in the...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 6:26 PM
PITTSBURGH — Lafayette would not have reached the NCAA Tournament without Zach Rufer's hustle and rebounding in the Patriot League final.
The Leopards' stay at Consol Energy Center won't last beyond Thursday without more board work and battling...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 11:19 AM
PITTSBURGH — While Villanova slugged its way through the Big East men’s basketball tournament late last week, Lafayette spent several days enjoying its first Patriot League title since 2000.
The time between games and added attention have...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 5:57 PM
PITTSBURGH — A decade ago, Kyle Neptune played for Lafayette's chief rival.
Any animosity the 2007 Lehigh graduate used to feel toward the Leopards has faded with time.
Neptune is just happy to be participating in the NCAA Tournament again. In...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:20 AM
OMAHA, Neb. -- Now that Villanova has made it 2 for 2 in winning regular-season championships in the “new” Big East, the Wildcats have some more goals in mind as they head into March.
Of course, Wildcats coach Jay Wright will tell you that...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 9:32 PM
Hannah Schmitt assisted on the first goal in overtime with 3:04 left and scored the second with 58 seconds left to lift No. 16 Loyola Maryland over No. 18 Johns Hopkins, 12-10, Wednesday. Neither team led by more than two goals. The host Greyhounds (1-1)...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 3:08 PM
Panthers at Penguins
When/where: 6 p.m., Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh
TV: FSF; Radio: 560-AM.
Scouting report: This is the final meeting this season between the Panthers and Penguins. They split the first two, with Pittsburgh winning 3-1 at home...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:05 PM
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane scored in the shootout to lift the Blackhawks to a 3-2 victory over the Penguins on Wednesday night at Consol Energy Center. Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist and David Rundblad also scored in regulation...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 6:39 PM
JeQuan Lewis scored a season-high 16 points as No. 17 VCU extended its winning streak to 10 games with a 70-64 victory over Duquesne on Saturday.
Melvin Johnson added 14 points for the Rams (15-3, 5-0 Atlantic 10), who won despite missing leading...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:42 PM
Stan Bowman still marvels that one of the top players available in the 2012 NHL draft is a member of the Blackhawks.
The general manager's eyes got wider and wider that day in late June 2012 in Pittsburgh as names were called and the Hawks' first...