College Sports HEADLINES
INDIANAPOLIS — The Louisville Cardinals were cold.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Trey Burke never doubted he could lead Michigan to its deepest NCAA tournament run since the Fab Five era.
Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma has signed a new $10.86 million contract, a deal designed to keep him at the school through the 2017-18 season.
STANFORD, Calif. — A few days after Stanford’s season ends, Chiney Ogwumike will pack her bags and leave for one of her longest and most important road trips yet.
INDIANAPOLIS — The speed. The quickness. The penchant for causing chaos and mayhem. The ability to take a manageable game and turn it into a blowout in a matter of seconds.
LOS ANGELES — Wichita State went from sweet to elite, beating La Salle, 72-58, on Thursday night to reach the final eight of the NCAA tournament for the first time in 32 years.
WASHINGTON — After sweating through a pair of edge-of-your-seat comebacks, Marquette’s first Sweet 16 victory in a decade was as straight and smooth as the 15-foot step-back jumper that Vander Blue nailed at the end of the first half.
Six years ago, Ray Giacoletti was fired by Utah just two seasons after reaching the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. It devastated Giacoletti, although he wound up at mid-major power Gonzaga.
WASHINGTON — It took winning a national title for Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to get over a late-shot loss to Indiana the last time the schools played in the NCAA tournament.
LOS ANGELES — Ohio State needed another last-second shot, and Aaron Craft had the ball at the top of the key again.
LOS ANGELES – Ever since Thad Matta and Sean Miller shared a tiny office at Miami of Ohio nearly two decades ago, the coaches’ friendship has survived job changes, practical jokes and a few hundred bucks in unpaid lunch tabs.
Miami center Reggie Johnson, a part-time starter, reportedly had surgery Tuesday to repair a minor meniscus issue.
NEWARK, Del. — Delaware had just bounced North Carolina from the NCAA women’s tournament in front of a boisterous sellout crowd that included Vice President (and Delaware alum) Joe Biden, and it was now time for Elena Delle Donne and her teammates to show their appreciation.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — The school bookstore ran out of shirts Monday. The athletic website crashed twice. The basketball coach received more than 1,000 texts. The star guard saw three alias Twitter accounts start in his name.
Brandon Davies had 26 points and 10 rebounds Monday night to lead BYU to a 90-71 victory over Mercer in the second round of the NIT at Provo, Utah.
Tubby Smith was hailed as a rescuer when he arrived at Minnesota from Kentucky in 2007, a championship-certified coach who could restore a once-proud program to respectability after it was leveled by scandal.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Big Ten Conference has a nation-high four teams still in the NCAA tournament, bolstering its season-long boast that its conference is the best in college basketball.
Layshia Clarendon scored 27 points to help California beat South Florida, 82-78, in overtime Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament at Lubbock, Texas.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Creighton’s long-shot bid to reach its first regional semifinal in the women’s NCAA tournament ended when the Bluejays couldn’t do any damage from long range.
Senior Monica Engelman scored a career-high 27 points as Kansas became just the second No. 12 seed to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament with a 75-69 upset of fourth-seeded South Carolina on Monday night in Boulder, Colo.
Connecticut has had its share of streaks, including a memorable 90 wins in a row between 2008 and 2010.
The media work room in Hec Edmundson Pavilion is a cramped, nondescript place that fills quickly when there are just a few television cameras and reporters.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A lot of teams grow apart over a long season.
At various sites on the Internet I see that Gonzaga coach Mark Few should be considered as a candidate to replace fired coach Ben Howland at UCLA.
NEW YORK — Jim Jabir took a deep breath as he sat in the news conference. His young Dayton Flyers had just pulled off one of the biggest wins in school history.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams has plenty of stories about his days at Kansas, and he pulled out one of the more poignant ones as the two historic programs prepared to meet in the third round of the NCAA tournament today in Kansas City, Mo.
With the Washington Huskies’ men’s basketball season over, we look back and forward at each player on the roster.
Marco Di Vaio scored in the 14th minute and the Montreal Impact beat the New York Red Bulls, 1-0, in Montreal on Saturday to improve to 4-0.
SPOKANE —Kelly Graves figures he might get a few more hours of sleep in the coming days. The Gonzaga coach was hoping it’d be a couple more weeks before he could start catching up on the hours of rest that get lost during the season.
SALT LAKE CITY — Time after time after time, the Gonzaga Bulldogs said their No. 1 national ranking and No. 1 regional seeding meant next to nothing in the grand scheme of things.
SALT LAKE CITY — Once this upset was in the bag, members of the crowd at EnergySource Arena began the predictable “over-rated” chant.
Inside his office Friday morning, while other staff members were sitting in meetings, Gonzaga’s Kelly Graves pulled together fellow coaches Robin Selvig of Montana, Andy Landers of Georgia and Bill Fennelly of Iowa State to pose for a picture.
In an effort to jump-start attendance in the first and second rounds of the Division I women’s basketball tournament, the NCAA has scheduled games at arenas where the ladies tend to make turnstiles spin at a higher rate.
Wichita State does not have a football program, but the Shockers basketball team is doing what it can to fill the void.
SALT LAKE CITY — Elias Harris gave himself over to a night of candid self-examination.
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