| Dec 13, 2012
| 7:07 PM
With Notre Dame set to begin playing five ACC football teams per season in 2014, the most probable timetable for the Fighting Irish joining the conference for other sports was that same year. But the Big East’s impending breakup could fast-forward...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:17 PM
The seven non-BCS football schools made their anticipated getaway from the Big East Conference on Saturday, their presidents voting unanimously to leave and form their own basketball-oriented conference.
The exit of Georgetown, St. John's, Providence,...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 9:22 PM
A victory at Wake Forest was one of the highlights of William and Mary’s memorable NIT season three years ago, but the Tribe couldn’t quite repeat the feat Friday night in Winston-Salem, N.C.
C.J. Harris had a team-high 18 points as the Demon...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
– DePaul flew halfway across the country Sunday morning – one day later than expected.
The team was picked up at Bradley International Airport by a bus for the drive to UConn – 30 minutes later than projected.
Then, the Blue Demons...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 8:33 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Faris is as impervious to pain as she is to personal recognition. That was quite clear Sunday at the XL Center as UConn began play in its final Big East tournament, beating DePaul, 94-61.
Last Monday at Notre Dame, she pushed...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:42 PM
A representative of USA Basketball was at DePaul to present venerable Blue Demons women’s coach Doug Bruno with a Tiffany ring before Sunday’s game with Notre Dame.
The bauble commemorated Bruno’s having been an assistant coach of the...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:53 AM
As a child of New York City during the 1960s, Jim Larranaga gazed south and thought ACC basketball the nation’s best. As a Virginia assistant coach during the 1980s, he saw the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Len Bias, Hawkeye Whitney and...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:29 PM
STORRS — UConn had a week to mull over its loss at Marquette. Kevin Ollie had a week to think of new ways to get his team to play more aggressively under the basket, and DeAndre Daniels had a week to think about the minutes he did not play.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:24 PM
One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena.
It was a stretch that, for many...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:39 PM
It may have been DePaul out there, as in near-the-bottom-of-the-Big-East DePaul. But it was still a Big East road game, and they're never easy to add to the collection.
So the UConn men's basketball team had to work for it. In a quick turnaround from...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Shane Larkin, a 2011 DePaul basketball recruit who was released from his Blue Demons' scholarship last week due to a medical issue, resurfaced at Miami on Friday.
Following his visit, Larkin sent a text message on Friday night about his trip reading,...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Tim Nedow's already impressive season got even better Sunday in New York.
The DePaul senior, featured in a Tribune story last week, won a second straight Big East title in the shotput with a personal best throw that earned him the meet's outstanding...