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Sunday, April 3, 2016

Tar Heels, Wildcats vie for national title

HOUSTON - North Carolina will look for its sixth NCAA championship when the Tar Heels meet the Villanova Wildcats, trying for their second tonight.
By Kristie Rieken

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Tar Heels outmuscle Orange, advance to final

HOUSTON -Using layups, floaters and putbacks - then, finally, three very timely 3s from Marcus Paige - North Carolina outmuscled Syracuse 83-66 on Saturday to move a win away from the program's ...
By Eddie Pells

Sooners' Hield goes out with thud

HOUSTON - Nobody thought Buddy Hield would go out like this. The unanimous All-America who had 37 points in the regional final against Oregon to get Oklahoma to the Final Four didn't break double ...
By Jim O'Connell

Oregon's Altman has no issue with Coach K

HOUSTON - Oregon coach Dana Altman's message to Coach K: No apology necessary.
By Eddie Pells

NCAA seeks clarity in academic misconduct cases

HOUSTON - Soon after Syracuse or North Carolina plays for the national championship, the NCAA Division I council is likely to approve the first changes in 33 years to the way the association ...
By Ralph D. Russo

Jaguars lead 3M Augusta Invitational

Augusta University got off to a strong start and leads the 3M Augusta Invitational at 18-under after the first day Saturday at Forest Hills Golf Club.
By David Lee

Wildcats wallop Sooners, will play for title

HOUSTON - Josh Hart scored 23 points on 10 of 12 shooting and Villanova advanced to the national championship game with a resounding 95-51 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday night.
By Jim O'Connell

UConn's Stewart, Auriemma claim top honors

INDIANAPOLIS - Breanna Stewart is in a class by herself. Even her decorated coach, Geno Auriemma, found himself in a place he couldn't imagine.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Villanova re-establishes Big East's brand

HOUSTON - The Big East is back in the Final Four, reinvented and re-establishing itself as one of the best basketball conferences in the country.
By Ralph D. Russo

Smart sticks with transfer restrictions

New Georgia Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart continues to stand by his decision to place transfer restrictions on running back A.J. Turman.

Indianapolis is the center of the women's basketball universe this weekend

All of the women's basketball world will descend on Indianapolis this weekend in a celebration of the sport.

UConn women's coach has ex-players in the coaching ranks

UConn women's head coach Geno Auriemma has a growing coaching tree.
By Pat Eaton-Robb

UConn's Stewart on verge of being the greatest

With two more wins,Breanna Stewart, the latest and perhaps greatest star from Connecticut, could claim another title: The greatest player ever.
By Michael Marot

South Carolina's Martin given contract extension, raise

South Carolina men's basketball coach Frank Martin has received a four-year contract extension and a raise after tying the Gamecocks' record for most wins in a season.

Syracuse is rare double-digit seed in Final Four

Syracuse is trying to become the first double-digit seed to get to the NCAA basketball championship game Saturday night when it plays top seed and ACC-rival North Carolina,
By Stephen Hawkins

NCAA is studying the various transfer rules

This is the time of year when the NCAA transfer rules - or the lack thereof - end up drawing lots of attention as college basketball and football players decide to move.
By Ralph D. Russo

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Jaguars set for home tournament

Augusta University will play host to the 3M Augusta Invitational this weekend at Forest Hills Golf Club.
By David Lee

Musketeers' Tutt chooses Arkansas

Britto Tutt, who graduated from Richmond Academy in 2015, has signed to play football at Arkansas.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Gamecocks lose reserve Duckett

Reserve guard Kaydra Duckett is leaving South Carolina. Duckett announced her decision to transfer on Twitter Wednesday. She tweeted that she wants “to continue my basketball career at ...

Disc golf event enjoys growth over 10 years

Ten years ago, the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships was really anything but -- it featured six teams, mostly representing Southeastern schools.
By Travis Highfield

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