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  • Despite 'bad losses,' Tribe still merits NCAA consideration

    Despite 'bad losses,' Tribe still merits NCAA consideration
    Crusades are cool again. For tax reform, or health care, or global warming. Ours today isn't nearly as civic-minded. But it's fun, interesting and, doggone it, we think we have a point. We want William and Mary in the NCAA basketball tournament, and we'...
  • JJ's Audibles: Gut-Check Time

    JJ's Audibles: Gut-Check Time
    The stars seemed perfectly aligned for Purdue. The Boilermakers entered the week with a #3 ranking in both the Associated Press and Coaches Poll. Matt Painters team had won nine consecutive games, putting Purdue all alone atop the Big Ten Conference....
  • Does Robbie Hummel's injury end Boilers' Final Four Hopes?

    Does Robbie Hummel's injury end Boilers' Final Four Hopes?
    There is no denying a simple fact about Robbie Hummel, even if it does go back to last season. That's when a crack in his L5 vertebrae caused him to miss five Purdue games. In those games, the Boilermakers were 2-3, including a win over Arkansas Pine-...
  • College Basketball 'Bracketology' for week of March 1, 2010

    College Basketball 'Bracketology' for week of March 1, 2010
    College basketball 'Selection Sunday' (March 14) is less than two weeks away. With 31 conferences placing an automatic qualifier in the tournament, there will be no fewer than 34 at-large invites to complete the March Madness brackets. A major shake-up...
  • ACC basketball: U.Va., Virginia Tech will travel to Cancun

    Virginia Tech and Virginia play a combined 27 nonconference games this basketball season, only one that is assuredly against a 2009 NCAA tournament team. The Hokies and Cavaliers released their schedules Tuesday in conjunction with the ACC, and in an odd...
  • Potential successors to Leitao

    Potential candidates to succeed Dave Leitao as Virginia's head basketball coach: JEFF CAPEL Pros: Has compiled a 155-73 record in seven seasons as a head coach, the last three at Oklahoma, the previous four at VCU, with nary a losing season. A North...
  • VCU upset bid comes up short

    PHILADELPHIA -- A long way from home, UCLA fiercely defended its turf and its hopes of a fourth straight trip to the Final Four. Darren Collison refused to yield in the final seconds, pressuring VCU's Eric Maynor into a missed a 17-footer at the buzzer...
  • U.Va. women bounced by Cal

    Less than eight years ago, Joanne Boyle lay in a hospital bed in North Carolina, worried she might be "a vegetable" after a brain hemorrhage left the Duke assistant coach unable to speak or walk at 38. On Monday, she guided the California basketball team...
  • UConn Men's NCAA Tournament History

    Coach: Hugh Greer 1951—First round: lost to St. John's, 63-52 1954—First round: lost to Navy, 85-80 1956—First round: beat Manhattan, 84-75; Sweet 16: lost to Temple, 65-59; Regional third-place game: lost to Dartmouth, 85-64 1957&#...
  • UConn Men NCAA Tournament History

    Hugh Greer 1951—First round: lost to St. John's, 63-52 1954—First round: lost to Navy, 85-80 1956—First round: beat Manhattan, 84-75; Sweet 16: lost to Temple, 65-59; Regional third-place game: lost to Dartmouth, 85-64 1957—...
  • UConn Women NCAA Tournament History

    Geno Auriemma (71-15) 1989—First round: lost to La Salle, 72-63. 1990—Second round: lost to Clemson, 61-59. 1991—Second round: beat Toledo, 81-80; Sweet 16: beat North Carolina State, 82-71; Elite Eight: beat Clemson, 60-57; Final...
  • Montini's Michala Johnson commits to Connecticut

    Montini's Michala Johnson commits to Connecticut
    Montini junior Michala Johnson made an oral commitment Wednesday to play college basketball at national power Connecticut. Johnson, a 6-3 forward who sat out this season with a torn ACL in her left knee, called UConn coach Geno Auriemma at lunch...