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  • Teel Time: History of 10-0 ACC starts bodes well for Miami in March

    Teel Time: History of 10-0 ACC starts bodes well for Miami in March
    At 10-0 in the ACC and No. 3 in the Associated Press national poll, Miami absolutely has national-championship potential. No stranger to such teams, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is piloting the Hurricanes' bandwagon. “I think Miami is a...
  • THE NEW BIG EAST AND ACC

    Barring more changes, a look at what the Big East and Atlantic Coast Conference will look like, with the first year in the conference in parentheses. BIG EAST FOOTBALL *Boise State (2013) *Central Florida (2013) *Cincinnati (2005) *Connecticut...
  • Teel Time: Big East breakup could accelerate Notre Dame's ACC arrival

    Teel Time: Big East breakup could accelerate Notre Dame's ACC arrival
    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...
  • Big East Basketball Schools Make It Official — Will Form Their Own League

    Big East Basketball Schools Make It Official — Will Form Their Own League
    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,...
  • Boo's annual Nike boys tournament attracts top-shelf talent

    Boo's annual Nike boys tournament attracts top-shelf talent
    For years, Boo Williams' springtime Nike Invitational boys basketball fest was the domain of top-shelf talent, recruiting analysts and local hoops fans. A change in the recruiting calendar has made the event a must-stop for college coaches again, as it...
  • Teel Time: No current ACC teams but plenty of future in Final Four

    Teel Time: No current ACC teams but plenty of future in Final Four
    For the first time since 1959-61, ACC basketball has gone three consecutive years without a Final Four representative. Only four league teams made the tournament, fewer than the Mountain West, Pacific 12 and Atlantic 10, and the conference’s lone...
  • Central Connecticut Defeats Hartford, Giving Coach Charlie Hickey His 500th Career Victory

    WEST HARTFORD – Central Connecticut baseball coach Charlie Hickey recorded his 500th career victory Wednesday afternoon as the Blue Devils defeated Hartford 9-4 in a non-conference game at Fiondella Field. Hickey is 500-384-4 in 17 seasons. He was...
  • Teel Time: Notre Dame's Brey hopes ACC takes basketball tournament to Madison Square Garden

    As a newcomer, Mike Brey plans to keep a low profile at the ACC spring meetings next month in Florida. But Notre Dame’s basketball coach doesn’t lack for opinions as the conference charts a new direction with 15 teams and a greater Northeast...
  • UConn Routs DePaul, 99-78

    UConn Routs DePaul, 99-78
    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. "I...
  • Healthy Shabazz Wills UConn To Win

    Healthy Shabazz Wills UConn To Win
    – UConn had survived a frustrating shooting slump, had absorbed its opponents' run and regained the lead. Shabazz Napier with the ball … open. He hits his three, then the next time down the floor, he takes a pass from Ryan Boatright and...
  • UConn Men Outlast Providence 82-79 In Overtime

    UConn Men Outlast Providence 82-79 In Overtime
    There are games when the stat sheet should be tossed aside. There are games when the stat sheet should be shredded, incinerated as soon as possible. Once in a career, perhaps, there is a game like this. Kevin Ollie might want to save the stat sheet from...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech basketball's Hargrave pipeline continues as Donte Clark commits

    Virginia Tech basketball secured its second 2013 commitment Sunday, from Hargrave Military Academy guard Donte Clark. Schools from the ACC, Big East, Big 12 and SEC offered Clark, including Miami, Providence, Oklahoma State, Missouri, Tennessee and...