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NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament

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  • Rick Majerus dies at 64; college basketball coach

    Rick Majerus, the college basketball coach who led Utah to the 1998 NCAA final and had only one losing season in 25 years with four schools, died Saturday. He was 64. Utah industrialist Jon Huntsman Sr., the coach's longtime friend, confirmed in a...
  • PASSINGS: Larry Finch

    PASSINGS: Larry Finch
    Larry Finch, 60, who starred for Memphis State's basketball team when it lost to the Bill Walton-led UCLA Bruins in the 1973 NCAA championship game and went on to coach his alma mater, died Saturday at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis, a university...
  • Gene Bartow dies at 81; former UCLA basketball coach

    Gene Bartow, the successor to John Wooden as UCLA basketball coach who became the architect of a new and successful athletics program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, died Tuesday evening. He was 81. Bartow, who was diagnosed with stomach...
  • Auburn hires Bruce Pearl as basketball coach

    Auburn hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to revive a struggling basketball program that hasn't been to the NCAA tournament in more than a decade. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday of the coach, who remains under a show-cause penalty from...
  • UCLA hero Tyus Edney says Bruins remind him of famous forebears

     UCLA hero Tyus Edney says Bruins remind him of famous forebears
    The instant the NCAA tournament brackets were announced, memories came flooding back to Tyus Edney. Bad memories. Twenty years ago, his UCLA team suffered an upset loss to Tulsa in the tournament's first round. "That was a tough day," he said. "I just...
  • 2 locals will live March Madness

    2 locals will live March Madness
    For the second year in a row, greater Williamsburg will be represented in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Colton St. Cyr, a former standout at Lafayette High School, will represent No. 16 seed Coastal Carolina against No. 1 seed Virginia. Zach...
  • Geno Auriemma Featured In White House YouTube Clip For Obamacare

    Geno Auriemma Featured In White House YouTube Clip For Obamacare
    The Obama administration is employing all manner of tactics in urging young people to sign up for health insurance before the enrollment deadline of March 31. President Obama was in a comical and awkward interview with Zach Galifianakis on FunnyorDie....
  • UConn Women's Staff Moves Quickly To Scout Prairie View

    UConn Women's Staff Moves Quickly To Scout   Prairie View
    STORRS — A good way to tell how times have changed with the NCAA Tournament was how little time it took for the UConn coaching staff to gather what it needed Monday night. Within 20 minutes of the announcement that the Huskies were headed to the...
  • March Madness teams show no improvement in the classroom

    March Madness teams show no improvement in the classroom
    The teams invited to March Madness might be celebrating, but researchers who monitor academic performance among college athletes are not so thrilled. A study released Monday by the University of Central Florida suggests that, even though the NCAA...
  • W&M basketball season a success, despite tournament loss

    W&amp;M basketball season a success, despite tournament loss <i/>
    William and Mary's basketball season began and ended with losses. In between, the Tribe authored a remarkable year that came one defensive stop, one missed jump shot short of history. The enduring memory is W&M's 75-74 loss to Delaware in the Colonial...
  • Virginia's postseason angst last season replaced by NCAA top-seed confidence this season

    Virginia's postseason angst last season replaced by NCAA top-seed confidence this season
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Even as his team soaked in the moment they had waited for, Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett couldn't help but turn it into a teaching point. After all, how often do you get a chance to offer a big-picture moment at an...
  • American University gets Patriot League berth

    Tony Wroblicky had 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocks to help American University beat top-seeded Boston University, 55-36, on Wednesday night in the Patriot League championship game at Boston, sending the Eagles to the NCAA tournament for the first...