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A guide to the teams, players and coaches in the Final Four

SAN ANTONIO – The maddest of Marches is winding down, the college basketball season now headed into April. All those upsets, crazy finishes and stellar performances have brought us to San Antonio,...

DATE: March 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Emmert: NCAA to protect amateurism as defined amid basketball changes

SAN ANTONIO – NCAA leaders expect to receive recommendations for reforming college basketball in late April and have pledged to quickly implement changes while preserving the status quo when it...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

College basketball’s Final Four welcomed by red carpets

SAN ANTONIO – Loyola-Chicago’s team plane pulled into a private hangar, and the players were serenaded by a brass band playing “Deep in the Heart of Texas” while they walked a festive carpet to a...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Final Four big men making their own place in positionless game

SAN ANTONIO – A wave of positionless basketball has swept the nation. Coaches have loaded rosters with smaller, athletic players who shoot 3-pointers and beat defenders off the dribble. Three,...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis College names Melfy new head volleyball coach

The volleyball team at Fort Lewis College has a new head coach. Tricia Melfy will take over head coaching duties for the program, the athletic director Barney Hinkle announced late Wednesday...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Virginia’s Bennett earns AP coach of the year honor

SAN ANTONIO – Virginia coach Tony Bennett isn’t going to waver from his foundation, whether it’s the philosophy that built the Cavaliers into a contender or the big-picture perspective that helps...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Villanova’s Brunson named AP men’s basketball player of the year

SAN ANTONIO – A long list of goals has taken up permanent space on Jalen Brunson’s wall, including becoming a conference player of the year, an all-American and helping Villanova win a second...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks Scoreboard: Fort Lewis College men’s golf gets top-10 finish in Texas

The Fort Lewis College men’s golf team secured a top-10 finish at the St. Edward’s Invitational in Austin, Texas. The Skyhawks posted a team score of 896 to finish 10th of 12 teams at the...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ayton, Bagley, Young headline AP All-America team

Oklahoma’s Trae Young took college basketball by storm, leading the nation in scoring and assists. Deandre Ayton played his one season at Arizona with power and athleticism few could match....

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Former Michigan State dean charged in Larry Nassar scandal

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The sexual abuse scandal at Michigan State University widened Tuesday when authorities charged a former dean not only with failing to keep sports doctor Larry Nassar in line...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Malik Newman leads Kansas past Duke in OT for Final Four bid

OMAHA, Neb. – Kansas is going back to the Final Four. It’s hard to argue that Duke shouldn’t be headed there as well after the most riveting show of the NCAA tournament. Malik Newman and the...

DATE: March 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Villanova blasts Texas Tech to return to Final Four

BOSTON – With all of the underdogs and upsets that have upended the NCAA tournament, no one has managed to come close to Villanova. The 2016 national champions are headed back to the Final Four,...

DATE: March 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports