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Tuesday, April 7, 2015


In Due West, S.C., Bradley Dennis tripled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning and Georgia Regents went on to defeat nationally-ranked Erskine 4-2 on Tuesday.

Huskies capture third consecutive title

TAMPA, Fla. - Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Moriah Jefferson each scored 15 points and Connecticut beat Notre Dame 63-53 on Tuesday night to win the Huskies third consecutive championship and 10th ...
By Doug Feinberg

Former Georgia, Alabama player enters not guilty plea

ATHENS, Ga. -Former Georgia and Alabama defensive tackle Jonathan Taylor entered a not guilty plea during an arraignment Tuesday in Athens-Clarke County Superior Court on felony assault and ...

Sixth-grader ties for first in bracket challenge

HAWTHORN WOODS, Ill. - A sixth-grade boy from suburban Chicago completed a near-perfect bracket predicting the NCAA men's basketball tournament, finishing in a tie for first in ESPN's massive ...

Duke celebrates its latest national title

DURHAM, N.C. - Duke brought its latest national championship trophy back to campus Tuesday, with perhaps 8,000 fans flocking to Cameron for this celebration.
By Joedy McCreary

Badgers coach not in gracious mood after loss

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan was in no mood to toss bouquets after his team's 68-63 loss to Duke on Monday night.
By Eric Olson

Monday, April 6, 2015

Duke captures national title

INDIANAPOLIS - Tyus Jones scored 23 points and the Blue Devils beat Wisconsin 68-63 on Monday night to give coach Mike Krzyzewski his fifth national championship.

NCAA looking for ways to pick up pace, scoring

INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA might be ready to spice up college basketball.
By Michael Marot

Ex-Butler star will 'never forget' close shot

INDIANAPOLIS - Gordon Hayward let the ball fly from midcourt. It hit the backboard, the rim, the floor. Had that shot at the buzzer in the 2010 national title game been a fraction of an inch one ...
By Eddie Pells, Dave Skretta and Aaron Beard

Calipari, ex-Hawk part of Hall of Fame class

INDIANAPOLIS - Kentucky coach John Calipari and former Atlanta Hawks star Dikembe Mutombo are part of the 2015 Naismith Hall of Fame class.
By Michael Marot

UConn, Notre Dame to meet in rematch

TAMPA, Fla. - The women's basketball championship game will have a familiar feel to it with Connecticut and Notre Dame playing for a title for the second consecutive year.
By Doug Feinberg

Cowboys riding high, Longhorns in swoon

Oklahoma State's first sweep of Texas in seven years and school-record 10th consecutive series win in conference have moved the Cowboys back to the top of the Big 12.
By Eric Olson

Brain scans could help spot concussion-related disease, study shows

NEW YORK - A brain-scanning technique might one day help identify people with a disease linked to concussions in football and other sports, an illness now diagnosed only after death, a small study ...
By Malcolm Ritter

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Huskies roll, return to title game

TAMPA, Fla. - Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck have Connecticut back in the championship game for the third year in a row. Now the Huskies are one victory away from a third consecutive title. ...
By Doug Feinberg


In Browns Summit, N.C., Georgia Regents shot 17-over-par 305 in the final round, its low score of the tournament, and finished 15th on Sunday in the 18-team Bryan National Collegiate at Bryan Park ...

Gamecock women fall in Final Four

TAMPA, Fla. - All-American Jewell Loyd scored 22 points and Madison Cable's only basket of the game lifted Notre Dame to a 66-65 victory over Final Four newcomer South Carolina in the national ...
By Fred Goodall

Wildcats guard apologizes for obscenity

INDIANAPOLIS - Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison apologized Sunday for directing an obscenity and a racial slur at Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky during a postgame news conference at the Final Four.

Kaminsky, Okafor go head-to-head in title game

INDIANAPOLIS - Frank Kaminsky vs. Jahlil Okafor: The game within the national championship game between Wisconsin and Duke.
By Genaro C. Armas

Another big game ahead for jubilant Badgers

The scene will bring smiles to many for a long time. Players chest-bumping and hugging. Fans on the fringe of delirium. A celebration perfect for highlight reels and posters.
By Jim O'Connell

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Badgers end Wildcats' perfect run

INDIANAPOLIS - Kentucky's undefeated season is over, courtesy of Frank Kaminsky and Wisconsin - 71-64 winners over the Wildcats on Saturday in the Final Four.
By Eddie Pells

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