| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Villanova 73, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 53: Darrun Hilliard II scored 16 points and JayVaughn Pinkston added 13 points and eight rebounds as the Wildcats cruised past the Panthers in a second-round NCAA tournament game in Buffalo, N.Y.
| May 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The NBA can wait. Kevin Ollie is staying at UConn.
Ollie, who led the Huskies to the national championship in his second season as men's basketball coach, and UConn are putting the finishing touches on a new contract that will more than double his...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:01 AM
When a heartfelt email from a Syracuse lacrosse fan reached Max Parker, he couldn't help but cry.
It was from a Mr. Schrader in upstate New York, whose young son with leukemia was excited to watch the Syracuse signee play this fall.
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The NCAA's Final Four kicks off Saturday with the seventh-seeded Connecticut Huskies looking to upset the top-seeded Florida Gators, while the second-seeded Wisconsin Badgers will try to hold off the eighth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats.
The only top 10...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 8:15 PM
STORRS — Even when you know you are going to the NCAA Tournament, the time it takes to learn your assignment can seem like a decade.
"I didn't even know what was going on," freshman Amida Brimah said. "This is my first time knowing this is what...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb.
Around the country,...
| 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 5, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma are going to the Pentagon to talk strategy.
UConn's national championship coaches will participate in a panel discussion on leadership before 400 servicemen and women Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
"These pre-eminent coaches lead...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:06 PM
1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs.
16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion)
Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start.
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:13 AM
A Who's Who of Hall of Fame players and coaches will gather to participate as instructors in the Via Basketball Hall of Fame clinic at Northampton Community College on March 23. If I was a youngster looking to grow my game under the tutelage of top-...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:59 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers.
The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:08 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison launched a last-seconds three-point shot Monday from the same spot he'd knocked two straight opponents out of the tournament.
This time he didn't make it, though, and this time it didn't...