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Wisconsin finds cause to badger

Minutes after Seton Hall lost the 1989 NCAA championship game in overtime, with a debatable blocking foul sending Michigan’s Rumeal Robinson to the line for the winning free throws, Pirates coach P.J. Carlesimo did the unimaginable when he met with reporters.

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Posted: apr. 07, 2015 11:32 p.m. | | Wisconsin finds cause to badger Comments 0 Comments

WON ... AND DONE?

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Call them freshmen. Please, do not call them kids.

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Posted: apr. 07, 2015 1:27 a.m. | | WON ... AND DONE? Comments 0 Comments

1-and-done pioneers inducted into HOF

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As Kentucky coach John Calipari started to leave the Naismith Hall of Fame interview room Monday, he took one last question.

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Posted: apr. 07, 2015 1:25 a.m. | | 1-and-done pioneers inducted into HOF Comments 0 Comments

You again: UConn, Notre Dame meet in final

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The women’s basketball championship game will have a familiar feel to it with UConn and Notre Dame playing for a title for the second straight year.

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Posted: apr. 07, 2015 1:22 a.m. | | You again: UConn, Notre Dame meet in final Comments 0 Comments

Party rages on: Wisconsin fans flood the streets

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Thousands of Wisconsin fans packed downtown Madison on Monday night, dancing and jumping around, despite a loss to Duke University in the NCAA championship.

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Posted: apr. 07, 2015 1:22 a.m. | | Party rages on: Wisconsin fans flood the streets Comments 0 Comments

Wisconsin, Duke battle for college national title

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Duke languished in the shadows of Kentucky all season, the big blue juggernaut that nobody seemed to be talking about. It was a rarity for a program with such a championship pedigree, not to mention a record-setting coach and superstar freshmen.

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Posted: apr. 05, 2015 10:38 p.m. | | Wisconsin, Duke battle for college national title Comments 0 Comments

Mullin: Trying to turn around St John’s an ‘obligation’

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Mullin’s old coach reached way back into history to describe the buzz from St. John’s hiring its all-time leading scorer.

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Posted: apr. 01, 2015 11:36 p.m. | | Mullin: Trying to turn around St John’s an ‘obligation’ Comments 0 Comments

UConn reaches 8th straight Final Four

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the Final Four for an eighth straight season.

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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 1:29 a.m. | | UConn reaches 8th straight Final Four Comments 0 Comments

Mullin to replace Lavin at St. John’s

NEW YORK (AP) — St. John’s has decided its basketball future rests with the best of its past.

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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 1:29 a.m. | | Mullin to replace Lavin at St. John’s Comments 0 Comments

Big men on campus

Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are as different as stories can be in college basketball. The two, however, have a lot in common — both are in the Final Four and both were the top selections on The Associated Press’ 2014-15 All-America team.

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Posted: mar. 31, 2015 1:28 a.m. | | Big men on campus Comments 0 Comments

Stanford’s Randle chases scoring record, title at NIT

STANFORD  (AP) — Chasson Randle has no problem saying it: The Stanford star believes he can score against anybody.

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Posted: mar. 29, 2015 9:40 p.m. | | Stanford’s Randle chases scoring  record, title at NIT  Comments 0 Comments

Maryland ends Princeton’s unbeaten season

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland ended Princeton’s undefeated season, UConn won in another rout, and Tennessee remained perfect at home Monday night. Both teams advanced to the Sweet 16.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2015 11:12 p.m. | | Maryland ends Princeton’s unbeaten season Comments 0 Comments

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin turns pro

Missy Franklin has bid farewell to college swimming and is turning pro.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2015 11:11 p.m. | | Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin turns pro Comments 0 Comments

Favorites have a much better Day 2

There were no big upsets in the first half of Friday’s action in the NCAA Tournament. There will be, however, some good matchups in the round of 32, including one the state of Kansas has been anticipating for almost 20 years.

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Posted: mar. 21, 2015 12:29 a.m. | | Favorites have a much better Day 2 Comments 0 Comments

Duke survives scare, Miami pulls off upset

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke advanced after getting a scare from Albany. A couple other underdogs almost pulled off upsets, but only No. 11 Miami, No. 11 Gonzaga and No. 10 Arkansas were double-digit seeds to win.

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Posted: mar. 21, 2015 12:29 a.m. | | Duke survives scare, Miami pulls off upset Comments 0 Comments

California treats home crowd to opening NCAA Tournament win

BERKELEY (AP) — Reshanda Gray spent the closing minutes pounding her chest in celebration and running up and down the bench high-fiving as California’s supporting cast closed out an impressive NCAA Tournament opener at home in Haas Pavilion.

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Posted: mar. 21, 2015 12:29 a.m. | | California treats home crowd to opening NCAA Tournament win  Comments 0 Comments

Ways to beat Kentucky

There’s a way to beat Kentucky.

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Posted: mar. 17, 2015 12:09 a.m. | | Ways to beat Kentucky Comments 0 Comments

UConn is women’s overall top seed

 

 

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are ready to begin their quest for a third straight national championship.

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Posted: mar. 17, 2015 12:07 a.m. | | UConn is women’s overall top seed Comments 0 Comments

UConn still No. 1 in women’s poll; Northwestern enters at 25

By The Associated Press

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Posted: feb. 24, 2015 12:49 a.m. | | UConn still No. 1 in women’s poll; Northwestern enters at 25 Comments 0 Comments

Top 7 teams, led by Kentucky, still entrenched in AP Top

By JOHN MARSHALL

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Posted: feb. 24, 2015 12:49 a.m. | | Top 7 teams, led by Kentucky, still entrenched in AP Top Comments 0 Comments

2 prep girls teams caught tanking, banned from postseason

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A pair of Tennessee girls basketball high school teams have been pulled from the postseason for trying to lose a game to avoid the top-ranked team and improve their chances of advancing to the state tournament.

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Posted: feb. 24, 2015 12:49 a.m. | | 2 prep girls teams caught tanking, banned from postseason Comments 0 Comments

Mariota receives O’Brien Award, says shoulder feeling good

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Marcus Mariota knows what he has to do at the NFL combine, whether he throws there or not.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2015 10:50 p.m. | | Mariota receives O’Brien Award, says shoulder feeling good Comments 0 Comments

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