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Skyhawks Scoreboard: Softball wins finale; lacrosse loses to Regis

After suffering back-to-back one-run losses to Adams State, the Fort Lewis College softball team refused to leave Alamosa without a victory Sunday. The Skyhawks (4-25, 3-17 Rocky Mountain Athletic...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Last-second shot leads North Carolina past Kentucky into Final Four

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Roy Williams went all Scarlett O’Hara when a player asked about his North Carolina Tar Heels making the last shot Sunday to edge Kentucky to the Final Four. And the coincidence...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Defense, Thornwell lead South Carolina to Final Four

NEW YORK — It’s only right that South Carolina’s first trip to Final Four was earned through its defense. A team known for a swarming zone used it effectively down the stretch to beat Florida 77-70...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Oregon moves on to Final Four

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and plucky Oregon ended Kansas’ romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory Saturday night that gave the Ducks...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Gonzaga beats Xavier for first Final Four berth in school history

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The criticism dogged Gonzaga wherever it went, no matter how much it won. The Zags run up their record by beating up on teams in a weak conference, then always seemed to come up...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Joshua Blaylock wrapped up his collegiate career at Reese’s All-Star Game

Fort Lewis College star Joshua Blaylock played his last collegiate basketball game Friday night in the Reese’s Division II All-Star Game in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Blaylock, a guard from...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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NCAA Tournament: Gonzaga survives West Virginia, as top seeds advance

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn’t allow West Virginia to get off a third. A defensive stop was a fitting way...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

Colorado Mines buried by Bellarmine in Elite Eight

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference regular season and tournament champion Colorado School of Mines saw its season end Wednesday. After winning the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball South Central...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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College basketball evolving into distinctively NBA game

INDIANAPOLIS – Rick Pitino watched in amazement as the Michigan Wolverines made 11 second-half 3-pointers, many from well beyond the arc. The first comparison that came to mind was the NBA’s...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Fort Lewis College’s Joshua Blaylock named to NABC All-America First Team

In two years at Fort Lewis College, basketball star Joshua Blaylock led the Skyhawks to heights never seen at the school. Tuesday, he received an honor that no FLC player has ever received....

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Villanova loss, ACC flameout reshape NCAA Sweet 16 bracket

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Atlantic Coast Conference’s strong regular season only stood to set up a first-weekend flameout in the NCAA Tournament. The league had a record nine bids, but North Carolina...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Sunday NCAA Tournament recap

EAST REGION SOUTH CAROLINA 88, DUKE 81 GREENVILLE, S.C. – Sindarius Thornwell had 24 points, Chris Silva scored 13 of his 17 points in the second half and seventh-seeded South Carolina stunned No....

DATE: March 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports