| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:32 PM
The school with the funny nickname is 40 minutes from becoming no joke.
UC Irvine had a great coach once in Bill Mulligan. The school has produced a roster of star players that includes Kevin Magee, Ben McDonald and Scott Brooks.
The mighty Anteaters,...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 10:43 PM
UC Irvine men's basketball team will not be making its first NCAA tournament appearance.
This is not the year to finally fear the Anteater.
Top-seeded Pacific jumped to an early lead Saturday night and never lost it on its way to a 64-55 win in the...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:27 PM
LAS VEGAS — Despite the sudden loss of one of its best young players, the UCLA basketball team showed up here Saturday night determined not to throw in the towel.
The coach's suit coat was a different matter.
Angered by a charging call on...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 9:56 PM
There were 10 lead changes in the second half of a hard-fought City Section Division I championship boys' basketball game Saturday night, just what was expected in the long-anticipated duel between Westchester and Woodland Hills El Camino Real at Cal...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:51 PM
SOBOBA INDIAN RESERVATION, Calif. — On a cracked and weed-choked court buffeted by mountain winds and watched by coyotes, the basketballs seem to grow on trees.
The scrubby landscape in the ravine that spreads behind the rusted pole and solitary...
| Mar 4, 2013
The California Interscholastic Federation released its state basketball playoff pairings Sunday night, and let's just say a public relations disaster is brewing regarding its new Open Division selection process.
"It's terrible. It's ridiculous," said...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:40 PM
The battle for basketball supremacy between the two rival high schools in Woodland Hills — Taft and El Camino Real — has been pretty much a mismatch, with Taft winning every game for more than 20 years.
Times are changing. Before a packed...
| May 27, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Rutgers doesn't seem able to escape controversy, with the Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J., reporting that Julie Hermann, the university's recently hired athletic director, has an abusive past similar to former men's basketball coach Mike Rice.
If true, it's...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Junior forward Jallen Messersmith of Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., told the Associated Press on Wednesday that he is gay, making him the first U.S. men's college basketball player to say he is gay while he is still playing.
| May 17, 2013
The Hamilton boys — Gary, Jordan, Isaac and Daniel — fell in love with the same girl, according to their mother, Karen.
"Spalding," she said.
Yes, basketball has become their ticket to college and success.
Last week, junior Daniel...
| May 7, 2013
| 7:53 AM
The migration of big sports events to cable TV continues.
In 2016, TBS, the cable channel owned by Time Warner, will carry the NCAA college basketball championship game as part of its deal to share rights to the sports property with CBS.