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Kentucky is the top-seeded team entering this year's NCAA tournament that tips off Tuesday in Dayton, Ohio, and ends on a Monday in Atlanta. Check that: A team from Kentucky, coached by a former Kentucky coach, is top-seeded entering the NCAA...
Born in Hawthorne and raised in Carson, Darius Morris spent his childhood cheering for the Lakers – largely because of his his admiration for Kobe Bryant. Morris is less than four years removed from his playing days at Windward School, and now his...
Tears are part of the NCAA tournament. They flow when teams win and flow when they lose. The tears shed for Louisville guard Kevin Ware on Sunday, though, were different. They almost spontaneously gushed in response to Ware's gruesome leg break during...
Well, beating UCLA in the NCAA tournament doesn't mean as much as it once did. Minnesota fired coach Tubby Smith on Monday, one day after the Golden Gophers lost to Florida in the tournament after beating UCLA in the first round. Smith went 124-81...
UCLA's basketball season is over. Is Ben Howland's tenure as Bruins coach? Minnesota knocked off UCLA, 83-63, Friday night in a second-round South Regional game at Austin, Texas. The Bruins (25-10) went out with a whimper, shooting poorly and...
AUSTIN, Texas -- Mike Rosario scored 25 points and Florida used an overpowering first half to roll past Minnesota and into the NCAA tournament round of 16 for third consecutive year with a 78-64 win Sunday in the South Regional. The No. 3-seeded...
The red-colored and red-hot Louisville Cardinals earned the No. 1 overall seeding for this year’s NCAA tournament. Rick Pitino’s Big East Conference tournament championship team got the top spot in the Midwest Region and will open play...
The hours before Selection Sunday are what Lakers announcer Chick Hearn used to call "nervous time." Defending national champion Kentucky might want to chew on some of Jerry Tarkanian's old towels after probably blowing its bubble bid with an early...
Top-seeded Long Beach State versus injury-ravaged Cal State Fullerton went just as you might expect a game with that billing would go. Fullerton's Titans were tenacious enough in Thursday night's opening round of the Big West Conference tournament. They...
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the number of teams that have a chance at winning the NCAA basketball tournament this year. Feel free to join the discussion with a comment of your own. Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times Let's first work...
ESPN's "Octomom" family of networks hopes you enjoy this year's cavalcade of commercials and center snaps as it furiously tries to secure the two games it doesn't broadcast. Conspicuously missing from the lineup is Ohio State (12-0) vs. Louisiana Tech...
The final Bowl Championship Series standings on Sunday produced a lot of expected news and one big surprise. Notre Dame and Alabama, in what everyone knew was just a formality, finished first and second in the final standings and will meet Jan. 7 in...
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