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  • Cal Poly wins Big West and gets to play on — and, it appears, play in

    The seventh-seeded team got shot to seventh heaven Saturday night when Cal Poly defeated Cal State Northridge, 61-59, to win the Big West tournament championship at Honda Center. The Mustangs (13-19) lost nine of their last 11 regular-season games...
  • Teel Time: Projected NCAA tournament bracket includes six from ACC, Atlantic 10

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- On the eve of Selection Sunday, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski used the bully pulpit to advocate for more than the five ACC teams certain to make the NCAA tournament. And in so doing, he took a dig at the Atlantic 10....
  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
    1 Wichita State (34-0, Missouri Valley champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner 1 (below) The Shockers have the experience from last year's run to the Final Four, plus they can shoot, are big and physical, and have a crafty point guard in sophomore Fred...
  • UC Irvine gets NCAA's last out in NIT

    UC Irvine, regular-season champion of the Big West Conference, drew the National Invitation Tournament's top-seeded team in the first round. Irvine (23-11) meets Southern Methodist (23-9), the final team snubbed by the NCAA selection committee, Wednesday...
  • NCAA women's tournament: USC vs. St. John's, CSUN vs. South Carolina

    USC will play St. John’s and Cal State Northridge will play South Carolina in the first round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. Connecticut (34-0), Notre Dame (32-0), South Carolina (27-4) and Tennessee (27-5) are the top-seeded...
  • NCAA tournament preview: Northridge vs. South Carolina

    No. 16 CSUN (18-14) vs. No. 1 South Carolina (27-4) Sunday at Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle How they got here: Northridge won the Big West Conference regular-season championship and also won the conference tournament. South Carolina won the...
  • NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner

    NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner
    The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (not Pomona) prepares for NCAA game in Dayton

    Cal Poly basketball, entering the NCAA tournament with 13-19 record, has a tough enough time getting national respect. But shouldn't people at least know where the Mustangs are from? There has been some confusion over Cal Poly as the team prepares for...
  • 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...
  • Pepperdine benefits from addition of former Bruin Brendan Lane

    Pepperdine's men's basketball program is on an upswing, in part because a former UCLA player has found a new love for the game. The Waves are 10-6 overall, 3-1 and tied for second place in the West Coast Conference. Their only conference loss came at...
  • Women's Soccer: UCI duo earns all-region honors

    UC Irvine seniors Natalia Ledezma and Zoyah Farzaneh earned second- and third-team All-West Region honors, respectively, in women's soccer. Ledezma, a forward who began the season as a defender, has twice been named to the second team and once more was a...
  • Women's Volleyball: Pickrell on conference all-freshman team

    UC Irvine outside hitter Cassidy Pickrell has been named to the Big West Conference All-Freshman Team to highlight Anteaters recognized by coaches' all-conference voting in women's volleyball. The 6-foot-1 Pickrell had 245 kills and averaged 2.69 per...