Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks has tentatively pegged Trey Burke as the starting point guard for the preseason opener against the visiting Miami Heat tonight at 8, replacing the recovering John Wall.
Connor Cannizzaro scored the winning goal with 2:58 to play to lift the No. 4 Denver men's lacrosse team (9-1, 2-0 Big East Conference) to a 12-11 victory over visiting No. 18 Villanova (6-4, 0-2) in snowy conditions Saturday.
The Penn State men's lacrosse team ended a 20-game Denver winning streak, upsetting the top-ranked Pioneers (7-1), 15-10, to capture the Patriot Cup at Southern Methodist's Gerald Ford Stadium in Dallas on Saturday.
The UMBC men's lacrosse team rallied from a five-goal halftime deficit and prevailed, 9-8, over visiting Marist just six seconds into overtime on defenseman Garrett Hasken's first collegiate goal Saturday.
A year ago Tariq Owens signed on as one of Donnie Tyndall's first recruits at Tennessee. On Wednesday, the former Pallotti and Mount Zion Prep star became Chris Mullin's first commitment at St. John's.
In 2012, while playing professional basketball in Turkey, former Georgetown University stand out Chris Wright learned that he had multiple sclerosis. The next year he began the Chris Wright Foundation to provide education and awareness of multiple sclerosis, as well as to provide charitable giving to other nonprofit organizations.
Brooke Griffin tied an Atlantic Coast Conference tournament record with seven goals as top-seeded Maryland defeated fifth-seeded Virginia, 15-9, in a women's lacrosse semifinal at Boston College on Friday.
Midfielder Billy Ward scored the game-winner in the second overtime period as host No. 8 Syracuse (8-3, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat No. 4 North Carolina, 11-10, on Saturday, ending the Tar Heels' four-game winning streak.
Colgate coach Mike Murphy sees a lot of similarities when he looks at Loyola and their last opponent, Cornell, especially in their respective ability to pounce on transition opportunities and turn them into goals.