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Friday, March 27, 2015

Old ACC foes set to square off in women's Sweet 16 matchup

SPOKANE, Wash. - It took traveling across the country for a couple of old Atlantic Coast Conference foes to be reunited.

Ex-Vandy coach to replace Manning on committee

Archie Manning is leaving the College Football Playoff selection committee and will be replaced by former Vanderbilt coach Bobby Johnson.

Vols fire Tyndall amid NCAA investigation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The NCAA investigation at his former school lingered over Donnie Tyndall before he ever coached at Tennessee, and now his actions at Southern Mississippi have led to his firing ...

Texas coach gets another shot at UConn

ALBANY, N.Y. - Texas coach Karen Aston hasn't seen the tape from her first meeting with Connecticut, which came in the 2003 Final Four. The Longhorns lost by two points that night, when Aston was ...
By Doug Feinberg

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Dekker leads Wisconsin into Elite Eight

LOS ANGELES — Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night.
By Beth Harris

Notre Dame rolls past Wichita State

Demetrius Jackson scored 20 points and third-seeded Notre Dame blitzed the Shockers in the second half of a surprisingly easy 81-70 victory Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinal.
By Will Graves

Top-ranked Wildcats drub Mountaineers

CLEVELAND - Perfect and pulverizing. Kentucky made West Virginia's press look pathetic.


In Florence, S.C., four victories in singles carried USC Aiken to a 5-4 victory over Francis Marion on Thursday afternoon.

Georgia's Michel is out with shoulder injury

Georgia running back Sony Michel missed four games last season with a broken bone in his left shoulder and his spring practices probably are over after only four practices.

Gamecocks are eager for this rematch

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Top-seeded South Carolina earned a conveniently short trip for its NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance. Its opponent - fourth-seeded North Carolina, the lowest seed left in the ...
By Joedy McCreary

Booker has helped Sooners make it to the Sweet 16

Former Westside star Frank Booker has given Oklahoma a spark off the bench.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Gallon moves up to starter for Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern's Deshawntee Gallon, a rising senior, will have a chance to start at linebacker in the upcoming season after serving as a key backup in 2014.
By Donald Heath

Gray becoming a star at North Carolina

Washington County's Allisha Gray is playing in the Sweet 16 for the second year in a row with North Carolina.
By Wayne Staats

Sweet 16 features most teams ever with 10 or more losses

The NCAA Tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far.
By Eric Olson

Gamecock women are ready for next step

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley believes her team is ready to finally push past the Sweet 16 and go deeper in the NCAA Tournament.
By Pete Iacobelli

UGA quarterbacks fight for No. 1

ATHENS, Ga. -- There's a new offense, a new offensive coordinator and a quarterback competition playing out at Georgia.
By Charles Odum

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Women's tournament attendance up overall,

Steps taken by the NCAA to address the ongoing attendance concern at the women's NCAA Tournament are working, at least in some places, but some arenas had more empty seats than usual.
By Doug Feinberg

Arizona State fires baskeball coach

TEMPE, Ariz. - Herb Sendek got Arizona State back to the NCAA Tournament following the 2013-14 season behind homegrown recruit Jahii Carson.

Late miscues common for NCAA Tournament teams

Ready, set...scramble! Chaos reigns in final seconds at NCAA Tournament games
By Dave Skretta

Monday, March 23, 2015

Plenty of starting positions up for grabs at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson has plenty of skill position jobs to fill this spring.
By George Henry

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