| May 4, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Kate Ivory had finished her undergraduate career at Cornell in 2013, when she was named Ivy League lacrosse defender of the year, received a bachelor's degree in communications and had a year of eligibility left after missing her entire junior season with...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:33 PM
In a 23-inning duel, the second-longest game in NCAA history, William and Mary lost 3-2 at the College of Charleston on a walk-off single by Morgan Phillips. It came off Kevin Casey, who started the game at second base and rarely pitches for W&...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Natalie Butler's transfer to UConn was made official by the women's basketball program on Wednesday and Geno Auriemma said the 6-foot-5 center from Georgetown, in time, will be a great asset to his program.
"Coming out of high school, Natalie was one of...
| May 24, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When Geno Auriemma first heard that Georgetown freshman Natalie Butler was interested in transferring to UConn, he turned to one of his best friends for advice.
And DePaul coach Doug Bruno, the man who will assist Auriemma in the 2014 World...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:14 PM
An update on local athletes playing in college.
Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010), Arkansas women's golf, senior: The Burroughs High graduate finished a record-setting career for the Razorbacks and ended her senior campaign with a prestigious award....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:07 PM
So, seeds don't mean anything. Of the five Chicago college basketball players RedEye leaned on for March Madness expertise, three chose No. 4 seed Louisville as their tourney favorite or their dark horse. The Big Ten gets a lot of love, too.
As the meat...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:01 PM
UConn's pursuit of a ninth national championship begins at Gampel Pavilion Sunday and would pick up speed in the Lincoln (Neb.) Regional. The Huskies (34-0), the defending national champion, have appeared in six straight Final Fours since 2008 and will be...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Some words of caution for Virginia Tech fans judging Buzz Williams: The Hokies’ new basketball coach defies convenient description.
Want Tech to play fast? Williams’ 2011-12 Marquette team ranked 16th nationally in possessions per game,...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 2:09 PM
DePaul guard Chanise Jenkins was still trying to process what just happened in the Blue Demons' offensive free-for-all with Oklahoma in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium.
"This isn't just a regular game," Jenkins...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:40 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – As the NCAA Tournament moves on, it looks as though the No. 7 seed wasn't such a bad thing for UConn.
For one thing, had the Huskies been seeded four, five or six, they might have played one of the dangerous 11, 12 or 13 seeds seeds...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The regional finals of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament will be played this weekend in Lincoln, Neb., South Bend, Ind., Palo Alto, Calif., and Louisville, Ky. Here's a look at how the brackets break down.
UConn: The Huskies will...