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  • Former coaches Gary Williams, Jim Calhoun attend fundraiser in New York

    Former coaches Gary Williams, Jim Calhoun attend fundraiser in New York
    Fundraising events can make for strange bedfellows, particularly when it comes to politics. But more than a few heads were turned, eyebrows were raised and stomachs were -- well, you get the picture -- when it was announced that former longtime rivals and...
  • Here are possible replacements for departed Cuonzo Martin at Tennessee

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart will be looking for some of the same traits in a basketball coach as he was a football coach, he said Tuesday afternoon as he began his search for coach Cuonzo Martin's replacement. Earlier Tuesday,...
  • Nettlesome Calipari In UConn's Path Again

    Nettlesome Calipari In UConn's Path Again
    ARLINGTON, Texas — John Calipari and Jim Calhoun crossed paths once again. This time it was in the hallway of AT&T Stadium, Calipari basking in the glow of his current team's win in the national semifinals, Calhoun still beaming over the team that...
  • Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

    Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold
    College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament. **Rather than marvel at an...
  • Virginia Tech wins ACC basketball's coaching search battle

    Virginia Tech wins ACC basketball's coaching search battle
    Wake Forest, Boston College, Virginia Tech: That's how I ranked the ACC's basketball coaching vacancies this spring. Each has myriad issues, witness the involuntary exits of Jeff Bzdelik, Steve Donahue and James Johnson, but recent and historic success...
  • Another Hall of Fame class without Lefty

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced another induction class Monday, an occasion for both pride and puzzlement in our little corner of the world. Alonzo Mourning will be enshrined, and rightfully so. The Chesapeake native was a shot-...
  • Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time

    Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time
    ARLINGTON, Texas — They took the stairs. They took them one step at a time. They took them one by one when there wasn't anything to play for last season and they were the pariahs of the NCAA. They took them one step at a time even after Louisville...
  • After A Season Of Doubts, Believe In The UConn Men

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers. The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...
  • Manhattan's Steve Masiello loses South Florida job for lying on resume

    Manhattan's Steve Masiello loses South Florida job for lying on resume
    It never pays to lie, especially on your resume. Former Georgia Tech football coach George O'Leary found out years ago when he lost the Notre Dame job for fudging his credentials. Manhattan basketball Coach Steve Masiello found out this week when he...
  • Foley's discovery of Donovan is greatest coaching hire of this generation

     Foley's discovery of Donovan is greatest coaching hire of this generation
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Like many athletic directors, the University of Florida's Jeremy Foley has made some great hires (see Urban Meyer) and some questionable hires (see Will Muschamp), but I'm here to tell you today that he stands alone as the man who...
  • South Florida pulls back coaching offer to Masiello over lie on resume

    South Florida is looking for a new head basketball coach again after the school rescinded its offer to Manhattan's Steve Masiello late Tuesday night. The university had extended an five-year offer worth a reported $1 million annually to Masiello on...
  • Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan

    Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan
    DALLAS — He built a basketball powerhouse, a multiple national champion, in a place where it never was supposed to happen. He played Big East ball for a Hall of Fame coach, became known for an inexorable work ethic, and later served as an...