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  • VCU-Butler: An unfathomable Final Four matchup

    VCU-Butler: An unfathomable Final Four matchup
    If you're still trying to wrap your head around the Final Four of VCU, Butler, Kentucky and Connecticut, get in line. This is like the street-corner sax player collecting a Grammy nomination. It's not that the dude can't play. He can, enough to make...
  • Question of the Day: Which would you prefer -- Jim Calhoun coaching the UConn women or Geno Auriemma coaching the UConn men? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Matt Murschel, Orlando Sentinel I’m sure there are at least one or......
  • VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever

    VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever
    Call the roll of Final Four gate-crashers. Butler. George Mason. Penn. Indiana State. Recount their upsets, harrowing finishes and, yes, miracles. None matches VCU. Virginia Commonwealth University for the basketball-impaired. The Rams on Sunday...
  • They're Riding High Out Of The West Again

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — The three-pointer by Derrick Williams that would have ended this jubilant, most improbable UConn season bounced off the rim. Kyle Fogg kept the rebound alive and the three-pointer by Jamelle Horne that would have ended this...
  • VCU's March eerily similar to George Mason's run to the Final Four in 2006

    VCU's March eerily similar to George Mason's run to the Final Four in 2006
    The parallels were clear Selection Sunday. Two weeks later, they're downright spooky. VCU 2011, George Mason 2006. Colonial Athletic Association teams receive controversial bids to the NCAA basketball tournament after losing in the conference clambake...
  • Luke Walton giddy about Arizona's resurgence

     
    Stepping foot at the Honda Center parking lot, Luke Walton returned to the site that initially sparked unpleasant memories as a senior at Arizona. So unpleasant, the Lakers forward playfully chastised a reporter for bringing up the top-seeded Wildcats'...
  • College basketball: Derrick Williams -- the outlier who skirted the grassroots basketball hype machine and still made it

     
    Arizona forward Derrick Williams (above) is perhaps the best player in college basketball. He's as strong as a power forward, as versatile as a guard. The 6-foot-8, 241-pound sophomore is averaging 19.5 points and 8.4 rebounds and shooting 60% from......
  • Rams go "from stepchild to darling" in NCAA tournament

    Rams go "from stepchild to darling" in NCAA tournament
    Strolling down Broad Street on Tuesday, Joey Rodriguez was startled when a man stopped his car in traffic, hopped out with a camera and asked Rodriguez to pose for a photo. This shortly after Rodriguez received a standing ovation from his VCU...
  • Bruce Pearl reportedly fired as Tennessee coach

     
    Bruce Pearl has been fired from his position as men's basketball coach at Tennessee, according to an anonymous source who spoke to the Associated Press. Pearl had been charged with unethical conduct for giving NCAA investigators false information about a....
  • Newport News native returned from POW camp to star at Duke

    Newport News native returned from POW camp to star at Duke
    John Seward never lost his affection for Duke basketball. A former all-conference forward, he returned to campus for games, ventured to a Final Four and held coach Mike Krzyzewski in high regard. But Duke basketball did lose Seward after his first two...
  • Lakers share their NCAA basketball tournament predictions

     
    As Matt Barnes sat by his locker before the Lakers' game Monday against the Orlando Magic, Shannon Brown peered over his shoulder. He appeared eager to hear what Barnes' prediction entailed for Thursday's first-round matchup featuring UCLA and Michigan...
  • Charles Barkley rips Billy Packer about NCAA Tournament 2011 coverage| Video

     
    After Billy Packer gave a relatively benign interview with USA Today about the NCAA Tournament 2011 coverage, some of his comments sent TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley into yet another infamous Barkley rant. Charles Barkley will be apart of this year's...