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Zags, Xavier vie for Elite Eight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – At first glance, it might appear tonight’s game between seventh-seeded Gonzaga and third-seeded Xavier in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament should be a duplicate of last year’s …


West Virginia knocks out Huskies

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Da’Sean Butler shook off a sore right hand and helped West Virginia shake off feisty Washington to reach the East Regional finals. Butler kept playing after hurting …


Despite seeding, Huskies playing like favorites

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Cinderella will be dressed in dark colors later today. She’ll be carrying a double-digit seed, bringing a roster filled with non-scholarship overachievers, and carrying the flag of …


Lady Volunteers cruise into round of 16

Alicia Manning scored a career-high 17 points and had 10 rebounds to help No. 1-seeded Tennessee beat eighth-seeded Dayton 92-64 in the second round of the NCAA women’s tournament on …


Huskies red hot at right time

SEATTLE – Don’t try to tell Washington that its wins over Marquette and New Mexico in the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament were upsets. The Huskies expected to …


Buzzer-beating 3 by Lucious sparks Spartans

Korie Lucious and his Michigan State teammates received the official word on the status of teammate Kalin Lucas at halftime of Sunday’s second-round NCAA men’s basketball tournament showdown against fourth-seeded …


Layup in OT lifts Purdue over Texas A&M

In a game that had the feel of a grind-it-out matchup between familiar conference opponents, a defensive specialist made the winning shot. Senior guard Chris Kramer hit a driving layup …


UConn cruises

Tina Charles scored 22 points and Maya Moore added 21 to help the Connecticut Huskies (34-0) beat the Southern University Jaguars (23-9) 95-39 in the Dayton Regional of the first …


Gonzaga women land second shot at Texas A&M

SEATTLE – Texas A&M women’s basketball coach Gary Blair knows he has an excellent team, which is a good thing – otherwise there would be no reason to play the …


Aggies bigger; Boilermakers winners

What the Purdue/Texas A&M men’s basketball game lacked in offensive aesthetics, it more than made up for in lock-down defense. Points didn’t come cheaply, and it was odd that a …


John Blanchette: Written-off teams thrive at Arena

All those second chances Americans love to give? It seems as if you have to take a mistress, use a needle or wind up in front of a judge to …


Purdue nips Aggies in OT

In a game that had the feel of a grind-it-out matchup between familiar conference opponents, a defensive specialist made the winning shot. Senior guard Chris Kramer hit a driving layup …


Michigan State wins thriller

Korie Lucious and his Michigan State teammates received the official word on the status of teammate Kalin Lucas at halftime of Sunday’s second-round NCAA men’s basketball tournament showdown against fourth-seeded …


Big Red upset

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Confident, relaxed and definitely on its game. Cornell lived up to its billing as the best team to come out of the Ivy League in more than …


Griz fall short

SAN JOSE, Calif. – After all of Darington Hobson’s big talk about a deep NCAA tournament run for New Mexico, Montana nearly shut up the Lobos right away. Roman Martinez …


My name is Lucas

Quick, can anyone name last year’s Big Ten Conference Player of the Year? New Mexico State’s Jahmar Young can – now.


Huskies bank on Quincy

SAN JOSE, Calif. – When Quincy Pondexter grabbed an offensive rebound with 34 seconds left in a tie game, Washington coach Lorenzo Romar twice considered calling a timeout to set …


Tourney replay

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Pondexter, Hayward became Team USA pals

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Strangers at home in the United States, Quincy Pondexter and Lazar Hayward became fast friends in Belgrade, Serbia. Isolation will do that.


Huskies burst NCAA bubble, beat Cal in Pac-10 title game

LOS ANGELES – Only a few hundred Washington fans were left in Staples Center when the celebrating Huskies started an impromptu dunk contest. They tried one elaborate slam after another …


NCAA tournament buzzword: mediocrity

Think a woman singing “One Shining Moment” is an upset? Consider this: When CBS unveils the NCAA tournament bracket tonight, neither North Carolina, Connecticut, UCLA nor Indiana will be in …


Eastern faces red-hot Cats

As time wound down on sixth-seeded Montana State’s 89-66 rout of No. 3 Sacramento State in the first round of the Big Sky Conference women’s basketball tournament at Reese Court …


Oregon overcomes Cougars in overtime

LOS ANGELES – It is hard to defeat a team three times in a season. But it can be done. It just might take some extra time. And Tajuan Porter.


Big Sky field even as it gets

If it’s the unknown that draws fans to sporting events, the Big Sky Conference women’s basketball tournament is made to order. The difference between the six teams gathering in Cheney …


Griz bound for NCAA

OGDEN, Utah – Anthony Johnson scored 34 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, leading Montana back from a 22-point deficit and into the NCAA basketball tournament with …


Idaho moves to semifinals

RENO, Nev. – Shaena Kuehu scored a career-high 22 points and Yinka Olorunnife added 23 points and 10 rebounds as fourth-seeded Idaho defeated fifth-seeded New Mexico State 75-63 in the …


Long route for Pirates

Rarely can a team ranked No. 4 in the nation legitimately adopt the role of spoiler. Yet that’s what Whitworth University has done heading into the Sweet 16 of the …


Vandals count on adversity

MOSCOW, Idaho – He’s suspended four players in the last two months, had his second-leading scorer question him on Twitter and granted a scholarship release to his prized high school …


Cougs’ season ends in loss to Ducks

Tajuan Porter scored 32 points, including eight in overtime, and Oregon rallied for an 82-80 victory over Washington State on Wednesday night in the Pac-10 Conference tournament opener.


Women’s basketball: Schuller’s home team will grow by 1

Wendy Schuller believed from the first day of practice this could be a special season for the Eastern Washington basketball team. She also knew it could be a long season.