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  • Sore knee keeps Magic's Jameer Nelson out against the Suns

    Sore knee keeps Magic's Jameer Nelson out against the Suns
    PHOENIX — The Orlando Magic entered Wednesday night's game against the Phoenix Suns without Jameer Nelson. Nelson sat out the game because of a sore left knee. The knee was sore before the Magic's 103-89 loss to the Golden State Warriors on...
  • Nearing 70, Syracuse's Boeheim Never At A Loss For Words

    Nearing 70, Syracuse's Boeheim Never At A Loss For Words
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Forget the bracketologist-in-chief. The sour puss-in-chief said Wednesday he'd pick Michigan State, Louisville, Florida and Arizona to advance to the NCAA Tournament Final Four. "Those are the four best teams going into the...
  • UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players

    UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players
    UF coach Billy Donovan says schools should be free to do more to help players beyond the cost of a full scholarship. Speaking two days before the Gators' Final Four matchup with Connecticut, Donovan said a lot has changed since he played in the 1987...
  • Quinnipiac Set To Face Providence In East Regional; Union-Vermont Opens Friday Doubleheader At Webster Bank Arena

    The Quinnipiac hockey team, the No. 2 seed in the East Regional, begins NCAA Tournament play Friday against No. 3 Providence at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. The Bobcats are making their third NCAA Tournament appearance and second in a row, having...
  • Losses are still tough for Florida's Billy Donovan

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One of the toughest lessons Billy Donovan had to learn as a coach was how to let go once the clock ran out. Losing wore on Donovan as a young coach. Eventually, he would realize that obsessively analyzing every detail of what went...
  • Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC

    Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC
    STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
  • 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...
  • Quinnipiac Vs. Providence, 5:30 P.M., Bridgeport, NCAA East Regional

    Today's advance story from The Courant on the Quinnipiac hockey team's NCAA Tournament opener this afternoon against Providence at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport.  The winner gets the winner of Vermont-Union, which opens today's doubleheader at 2 p.m....
  • Don't Look Ahead: UConn's Hockey Future Starts Right Now

    STORRS — Mike Cavanaugh wanted his UConn hockey team to do things it had never done. That was the motto. He was looking for firsts in the history of the program. First Atlantic Hockey title? Maybe. First trip to the NCAA Tournament? That would be...
  • UC Irvine falls in NIT opener to SMU

    UC Irvine falls in NIT opener to SMU
    Cannen Cunningham scored 17 points to lead SMU to a 68-54 victory Wednesday night over UC Irvine in the first round of the NIT and give Hall of Fame Coach Larry Brown his first college postseason victory in 26 years. Ben Moore added 11 points in the...
  • NCAA tourney TV schedule, announcers: Lundquist and Raftery will have 'Nova game

     
    First Round Games Tuesday, March 18 Tip (ET) Network Site Game Play-by-Play/Analyst//Reporter Producer/Director 6:40 p.m. truTV Dayton I Albany vs. Mount St. Mary’s Brian Anderson/Dan Bonner//Kristine Leahy Rodney Vaughn/Chris Svendsen After conc. I...
  • Women's Sweet 16 Team Previews

    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. LINCOLN UConn: The Huskies will...