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  • Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches

    Camp, Calhoun And Auriemma Stand Above All Other Coaches
    A decade ago, on a bleak March day in 2004, Geno Auriemma sat down in a blue plastic chair inside the gray hallways of Gampel Pavilion and began to chat with the basketball writers who were finishing their day's work. The coach was a month from...
  • Kecoughtan's Fortune scores 24, Providence beats St. John's

    Josh Fortune scored a career-high 24 points as the Providence Friars improved their at-large resume by holding off the St. John's Red Storm 79-74 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament in New York. LaDontae Henton collected 16 points and 11...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Softball doubleheader sweep extends No. 21 CNU's winning streak to 14

    Colleges: Softball: Christopher Newport (15-3), ranked 21st in NCAA Division III, swept Roanoke 9-4 and 13-5, improving the Captains’ winning streak to 14. In Game 1, Alexis Pope drove in four runs and homered, Kelsey Lewis homered and had...
  • Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan

    Mix A Dash Of Ollie, A Pinch Of Calhoun, You Get Donovan
    DALLAS — He built a basketball powerhouse, a multiple national champion, in a place where it never was supposed to happen. He played Big East ball for a Hall of Fame coach, became known for an inexorable work ethic, and later served as an...
  • Friday's local interest men's college basketball roundup: N.C. Central ousts Norfolk State in MEAC semifinal

    MEAC: North Carolina Central took control late in the first half Friday and never let up, ousting Norfolk State 68-45 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament semifinal at Norfolk Scope Arena. Jeremy Ingram and Jordan Parks scored 14 points...
  • Florida Proud Of Its Season

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Florida carried the weight of expectations into this NCAA Tournament, and especially into the Final Four. A 30-game winning streak will do that. Ultimately, the Gators were unable to bear that weight, not to mention UConn's...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Gloucester's Burney sparks ODU past ECU; Bruins beat Admirals in OT

    Colleges: Baseball: Gloucester High alum Josiah Burney was 3-for-4 with two runs and the go-ahead two-run double in the eighth as host Old Dominion (21-14, 9-7 Conference USA) beat East Carolina 7-3 to start a three-game series. The Pirates fell...
  • Ex-Broward players enjoy NCAA spotlight

    Ex-Broward players enjoy NCAA spotlight
    Former Sagemont boys basketball player Vieux Kande can't walk anywhere on the Louisiana-Lafayette campus without someone asking for a photograph. Ex-Blanche Ely guard Dallas Cameron and his Stephen F. Austin teammates had hundreds of people come to...
  • Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat

     Picking U.Va. to make Final Four amid ACC-Atlantic 10 spat
    Mike Krzyzewski is fond of referring to the basketball gods, seemingly mystical forces that produce irresistible storylines and results, especially in March. Well, when the gods punch the clock for the opening week of the NCAA tournament, here's hoping...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...