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  • NCAA tournament preview: USC vs. St. John's

    NCAA tournament preview: USC vs. St. John's
    No. 9 USC (22-12) vs. No. 8 St. John's (22-10) Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn. How they got here: USC won four games in four days — including a victory over Stanford — to win the Pac-12 Conference tournament. St. John's...
  • NCAA selection committee rewards UCLA, but Wichita State has hard road

    NCAA selection committee rewards UCLA, but Wichita State has hard road
    Wichita State wrapped its perfect 34-0 season on March 9 only a few hours after UCLA mailed in one of the worst performances in program history — an 18-point defeat at lowly Washington State the previous night. You never could have imagined then...
  • NCAA tournament preview: East Region

    NCAA tournament preview: East Region
    1 Virginia (28-6, ACC champion) vs. 16 Coastal Carolina (21-12, Big South champion) Virginia must prove it deserves a No. 1 seed, even after beating Duke in the ACC tournament Sunday. Winning big over the Chanticleers would be a good start. 8...
  • In 'Requiem for the Big East,' the wrong kind of March Madness

    In 'Requiem for the Big East,' the wrong kind of March Madness
    NEW YORK —   Any college basketball fan worth their bracket fee will recall the many glorious years of the Big East, from the colorful '80's teams of John Thompson and Lou Carnesecca to, in recent years, the highly competitive games between the...
  • No. 1 Florida, No. 6 Virginia get narrow victories

    No. 1 Florida, No. 6 Virginia get narrow victories
    Patric Young scored 16 points and No. 1 Florida turned up the defensive pressure in the second half to rally for a 56-49 victory over Tennessee on Saturday in Atlanta to advance to the finals of the Southeastern Conference tournament against Kentucky....
  • TV This Week March 16 - 22: 'Crisis' on NBC

    TV This Week  March 16 - 22: 'Crisis' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 16-22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY "30 for 30" charts the rise and fall of...
  • Seton Hall stuns No. 3 Villanova in Big East quarterfinal

    Seton Hall stuns No. 3 Villanova in Big East quarterfinal
    Sterling Gibbs hit a step-back jumper at the buzzer and Seton Hall stunned No. 3 Villanova, 64-63, in a thrilling Big East quarterfinal Thursday at New York, a loss that could cost the Wildcats a No. 1 seeding in the NCAA tournament. Eugene Teague had...
  • As Pac-12 tournament is set to open, coaches think ahead

    As Pac-12 tournament is set to open, coaches think ahead
    LAS VEGAS — This could be a referendum on Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott's vision. The NCAA tournament selection committee will sequester itself Sunday in something of a conclave of Cardinals that's more Louisville than Vatican City....
  • There's no love lost between UCLA and Arizona in men's basketball

    There's no love lost between UCLA and Arizona in men's basketball
    There remains an eerie consistency to UCLA's basketball rivalry with Arizona. "Their fans didn't like us and the feeling was vice versa," said Ed O'Bannon, who played for UCLA from 1992 to 1995. Said Jordan Adams, who leads the Bruins in scoring...
  • GRAPHIC: NCAA college basketball realignment -- see what's changed

    The Pac-12 conference may have the same lineup as last year, but there's been a mini-quake of movement among other Division 1 conferences in NCAA men's college basketball. One of the biggest changes is the Atlantic Coast Conference has added two...
  • Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like best bet in a soft NBA draft

    Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like best bet in a soft NBA draft
    Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury. Now he's the likely No. 1 pick. Noel still can't jump because of surgery...