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  • Napier Has Seen His Share Of Top-Guard Comparisons

    NEW YORK – As far back as the AAC tournament, Shabazz Napier began tiring of questions about individual battles. Sean Kilpatrick of Cincinnati and the whole player-of-the-year thing, then Russ Smith of Louisville, then Langston Galloway of St....
  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest and East Regional matchups

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest and East Regional matchups
    MIDWEST REGIONAL MATCHUPS At Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis NO. 2 MICHIGAN (27-8) VS. NO. 11 TENNESSEE (24-12) WHAT: NCAA regional semifinal, Friday, 4:15 p.m. TV: Channel 2. Led by forward Jarnell Stokes, who is averaging 20.3 points in the...
  • Ollie, Hoiberg Run Similar Offenses All The Way To Sweet 16

    Ollie, Hoiberg Run Similar Offenses All The Way To Sweet 16
    NEW YORK — They are both 41, have been friends since high school and have taken similar career paths through college. But UConn's Kevin Ollie and Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg, whose teams meet in the NCAA's East Regional semifinal Friday night at...
  • NCAA tournament: Who will win today's Sweet 16 games? [poll]

    The NCAA tournament continues today with four games on the schedule in the Sweet 16 round: Michigan vs. Tennessee, Louisville vs. Kentucky, Iowa State vs. Connecticut and Virginia vs. Michigan State. Who do you think will win each game? 2014 NCAA...
  • Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards

    Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards
    NEW YORK — The names jump off the pages of the UConn record book, some from the distant past and some cashing NBA paychecks this season. There are prolific scorers such as Wes Bialosuknia in the 1960s, Tony Hanson in the 1970s, Ray Allen in the...
  • Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?

    Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?
    NEW YORK — Each has a story to tell and all of them paid a lot of dollars to tell it. Yet in the end, the message that their passion sends is the same: Hey, John Swofford! Hey Jim Delany! Hey, ACC, Big Ten and the other power brokers in college...
  • TV Review: 'Requiem for the Big East,' 'Summer Dreams'

    Two basketball documentaries air this weekend in advance of the NCAA tournament, with one earning championship honors and the other settling for the old college try. ESPN seldom connects the dots as well in examining sports' role in society -- or the...
  • U.Va. should end long ACC tournament semifinal drought versus FSU

     U.Va. should end long ACC tournament semifinal drought versus FSU
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Already saddled with one of college basketball's most inexplicable droughts, Virginia opens ACC tournament play Friday burdened with unfamiliar expectations and pressures. The Cavaliers are the event's top seed for the first...
  • UConn's Past And Present Revels In The Moment On The MSG Floor

    NEW YORK — As the second-year head coach climbed the ladder to cut the net from the rim at Madison Square Garden, the man who built UConn into a national program was basking in the moment at the other end of the court. Former players hugged, school...
  • Can UConn Beat Florida In The Final Four? Go To The Tape

     Can UConn Beat Florida In The Final Four? Go To The Tape
    Like an old photo or home movie you take out when someone needs a smile, coach Kevin Ollie kept the tape of UConn's victory over Florida handy. When the Huskies got to thinking they couldn't, here was proof that they could — and did — hang...
  • UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course

    UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course
    Geno Auriemma has had four unbeaten seasons as UConn women's basketball coach and very well could be headed for a fifth. But he is really living up to the pressure the first UConn team put on him more than a century ago. The Huskies' unbeaten seasons:...
  • You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"

    You'll notice some changes with this year's TV coverage of "March Madness"
    It's hard to pinpoint just when it began. Was it Larry Bird vs. Magic Johnson in 1979? Was it Michael Jordan's late jumper beating Georgetown for North Carolina in 1982? Was it N.C. State stunning Houston at the buzzer in 1983 and Jimmy Valvano...