| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
There were eight losses for six top-10 teams. No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 all went down. A total of 14 schools in the Top 25 had at least one loss.
All in one wild week for college basketball.
"It's a crazy season, man," Illinois forward Tyler Griffey...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:53 PM
For the second consecutive season, Creighton has drawn an ACC icon in the NCAA tournament, and once again, Steve Merfeld is the Blue Jays’ lead scout for the matchup.
A former Hampton University head coach, Merfeld is in his second year as a...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 6:35 PM
CORAL GABLES — This run to the top of the ACC all started for Jim Larranaga a couple of years ago in Erie, Pa., where he was visiting his son, Jay, who was coaching a NBA developmental team there.
A phone call came from a Miami friend and...
| Mar 24, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — For the first time in 23 years, Duke has three established senior starters and leaders. Moreover, Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly offer compelling stories, collectively and individually.
They've celebrated a national...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Three greatest professional moves in history:
1. Cher dumps Sonny and becomes a solo star.
2. Frank Sinatra makes "From Here to Eternity" and resurrects his career.
3. Billy Donovan reneges on the Orlando Magic and immortalizes his.
Hate to say...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Pat Flannery and Ralph Willard were the two reasons for the best rivalry in the 14 years I've covered the Patriot League.
The two head coaches didn't care for each other much. Their in-game stares at one another and shouting matches made for great...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 5:09 PM
It will be an unbelievable, inconceivable feat if he can somehow win The Arnie.
It would tie one of the great accomplishments in golf history if Tiger Woods could hold on today and win his eighth championship at Bay Hill.
It would mean...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Duke has won 29 games this basketball season. None like this. Foul trouble: check. Frigid shooting: check. Stars MIA: check. Rookies tested like never before: check.
The Blue Devils experienced all of the above Sunday night against Creighton in the NCAA...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 2:43 PM
After seven holes, it was time to launch a full-scale investigation.
Chris Collins, a supposed 10-handicap, had recorded four pars, two bogeys and a birdie. So Northwestern's new basketball coach was on pace for a 74 or 75 at Sunset Ridge in Northfield,...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else.
Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
| May 30, 2013
Some were family promotions, one an obscure find, still others logical choices. Yet no matter the approach, Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage and his senior staff have done an extraordinary job hiring, and retaining, quality head coaches,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Monday afternoon, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski discussed the improbability of an undefeated college basketball season. Tuesday evening, even as his top-ranked Blue Devils remained unscathed, his words rang true.
The first component Krzyzewski mentioned...