| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Capsule looks at the men's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish:
Last season: 32-9, 9-9, Big East tournament and NCAA champions
Coach: Jim Calhoun
Top players: Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Date Opponent TV Site Time
Sun. 13 Holy Cross CPTV Gampel Pavilion 2 p.m.
Tue. 15 Pacific CPTV Gampel Pavilion 7:30 p.m.
Mon. 21 Stanford ESPNU XL Center 7:30 p.m.
World Vision Classic, Gampel Pavilion
Fri. 25 Buffalo vs. Dayton 5 p.m....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 8:24 PM
There are days when playing the UConn women is the most futile endeavor in sports. On those days, the opponent is so overwhelmed, so out of its element, that the game seems over when the bus pulls up to the building.
For an example, we direct your...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Nov. 11: Def. Columbia, 70-57
Nov. 14: Def. Wagner, 78-66
Nov. 17: Def. Maine, 80-60
Nov. 20: vs. Def. Coppin State, 87-70
Battle 4 Atlantis
Nov. 24: Def. UNC-Asheville, 73-63
Nov. 25: Lost to Central Florida, 68-63
Nov. 26: Def. Florida State, 78-...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Nov. 13: Def. Holy Cross, 77-37
Nov. 15: Def. Pacific, 112-53
Nov. 21: Def. Stanford, 68-58
World Vision Classic
Nov. 25: Def. Fairleigh Dickinson, 74-28
Nov. 26: Def. Buffalo, 90-34
Nov. 27: Def. Dayton, 78-38
Nov. 30: Def. Towson 92-31
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:13 AM
The Fray’s Isaac Slade said filming the music video for “You Found Me” on the streets of Chicago was “really, really surreal,” but the 30-year-old singer admitted Chicago was not the piano rock band’s first choice....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
DePaul's Doug Bruno has been chosen as an assistant coach of the 2012 U.S. women's Olympic basketball team, the Tribune has learned.
The official announcement will be made Friday.
Bruno will be one of three assistants to Connecticut's Geno Auriemma. ...
| Jan 25, 2012
It's almost time for dormant weekend athletes to re-emerge from a winter season spent channel-surfing or gaming on a Wii.
Whether the interests are biking or running, softball or soccer, local college sports experts warn that a rush to regain fitness...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The Big East officially introduced Memphis as a new member slated to join the league in all sports in 2013, while Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference are reportedly inching closer to a formal merger.
The Big East has poached four current...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:34 AM
The Huskies came to the Chicago area figuring they could really get their engine running against DePaul, a less talented team content to try to run and press opponents into the ground. The Huskies had won two in a row and were eager to open up their...
| Mar 24, 2000
Take a good look at the front line for the 2000 Tribune All-State Basketball Team, because within three years Darius Miles, Eddy Curry and Andre Brown all could be playing in the NBA.
Miles is a wondrously gifted, 6-foot-8-inch athlete who excelled at...
| Oct 30, 2003
Decisions based on football and money have made this a painful year for the Big East Conference. But the end result will be the formation of the biggest, if not the most powerful, basketball conference in the history of college athletics.
The Big East...