Stories tagged: college basketball
Thu., March 29, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
Loyola-Chicago is determined to keep alive its unlikely NCAA Tournament run when the Ramblers play in the Final Four this weekend. The underdogs went through their first workout at the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw called this the toughest year of her Hall of Fame career. Having four players go down for the season with ACL injuries will do that.
Thu., March 29, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
Villanova’s Jalen Brunson is The Associated Press men’s college basketball player of the year. Brunson won the honor Thursday at the Final Four, where he and the Wildcats are pursuing …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Virginia’s Tony Bennett is The Associated Press men’s college basketball coach of the year. Bennett won the honor Thursday after a season that included a No. 1 national ranking and …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
The mass exodus of Washington State men’s basketball players has spilled into Wednesday.
Wed., March 28, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Jalen Brunson of Villanova and Devonte Graham of Kansas are among five players vying for the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball’s player of the year. Brunson and Graham …
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
Two weeks of mayhem – a tumult of historic upsets, buzzer-beaters and at least one celebrity nun – have brought the NCAA Tournament to a crossroads.
Wed., March 28, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III is entering the NBA draft. Bagley announced his decision on his verified Instagram account, saying he “learned a lot this year on and off of …
Tue., March 27, 2018, 10:17 p.m.
Cougars running back James Williams talks about becoming the vocal leader of his position group and putting the pads on for the third day of spring camp.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
There are a few pressing concerns in Zagland at the moment, beginning with Gonzaga’s conference situation and followed by the team’s personnel picture for next season. Neither is crystal-clear. Both …
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Ernie Kent’s Washington State basketball program will now march forward without both of its top scorers from the 2017-18 season.
Tue., March 27, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
Louisville has found its new men’s basketball coach, tapping Xavier’s Chris Mack to guide the program back to national contention after a turbulent season in which the Cardinals were linked …
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 3:42 p.m.
Senior forward Johnathan Williams has continued yet another impressive Gonzaga streak.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
The AP All-America team has three freshmen on the first team for the first time in its 70-year history. Oklahoma’s Trae Young, DeAndre Ayton of Arizona and Duke’s Marvin Bagley …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Losing coach Kelly Graves called it before the game: The toughest team will win. All season long and again on Monday night, that was Notre Dame, which outfought Graves’ Oregon …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Big Sky Conference all-time leading scorer Bogdan Bliznyuk of Eastern Washington has been chosen for the
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
David Stockton logged his first minutes with the Utah Jazz on Sunday and there should be more opportunities for the former Gonzaga Bulldog in the near future.
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Washington State forward Robert Franks is joining a growing list of underclassmen who’ve chosen to end their college careers prematurely in order to pursue a lifelong dream of playing in …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
The WCC has approved changes that will trim two games from the conference schedule and provide more protection for higher seeds at the WCC tournaments.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Oregon backup forward Oti Gildon got a big lift out of playing in her home town. Then she channeled that energy into a big performance for the Oregon Ducks on …
Sat., March 24, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Four of the five Notre Dame starters reached double-figure scoring in the Irish’s win over Texas A&M. But Irish coach Muffet McGraw called a basket by injured Kathryn Westbeld the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:16 p.m.
With more defensive will than shooting skill, Michigan muscled its way back to the Final Four.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
The shot clock is running on Gonzaga to make a decision on its conference affiliation, but the Zags sound as if they’re following one of John Wooden’s tenets: “Be quick, …
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Ruthy Hebard had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Sabrina Ionescu just missed another triple-double with 16 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds, and second-seeded Oregon beat No. 11 seed Central …
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Sister Jean and the Loyola Ramblers are headed to the Final Four. This improbable NCAA Tournament just took its craziest turn yet.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
It’s been the Notre Dame women’s basketball team’s modus operandi this season – few hands do most of the heavy lifting.
Sat., March 24, 2018, 2:49 p.m.
Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies are in a familiar place – the Elite Eight.
Sat., March 24, 2018, 2:47 p.m.
That the upstate New York crowd wasn’t rooting for South Carolina didn’t matter one bit to A’ja Wilson. Her imposing presence inside and her booming voice proved enough for the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Gary Trent Jr., made two clutch free throws with 6.3 seconds left to help second-seeded Duke hold off the 11th-seeded Orange in a 69-65 victory in the Midwest Region semifinals …
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
John Blanchette: This season’s Gonzaga team deserves to take a bow, even if it fell short of Final Four encore
Having had so much success for so long, it gets increasingly difficult for each successive Gonzaga team to distinguish itself. Being part of a proud lineage is reward enough, certainly, …