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NCAA ‘reluctantly’ agrees to let North Carolina host events

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The NCAA has “reluctantly” agreed to consider North Carolina as a host for championship events again after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people....

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Redemption: Tar Heels take title from Gonzaga in ugly game

GLENDALE, Ariz. — It’s OK, Carolina, you can open your eyes. An unwatchable game turned into a beautiful night for the Tar Heels, who turned a free-throw contest into a championship they’ve been...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men’s basketball coach

WASHINGTON — Patrick Ewing spent years grinding as an NBA assistant in hopes of one day leading a team of his own. Little did he know that all of that waiting would lead him back to Georgetown, the...

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks Scoreboard: Women’s lacrosse wins, softball drops 4 to Colorado Mesa

The Fort Lewis College women’s lacrosse team never trailed in Sunday’s matchup with Westminster. Brooke Galle’s first of four goals gave FLC the early lead and the Skyhawks never fell behind as...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

South Carolina wins 1st national title

DALLAS — Dawn Staley finally could raise an NCAA championship trophy. A’ja Wilson scored 23 points to help coach Staley and South Carolina win their first national championship with a 67-55 victory...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Gonzaga-North Carolina: Matchups that could make difference

GLENDALE, Ariz. — North Carolina and Gonzaga are separated by 2,567 miles and five NCAA men’s basketball national titles. The distance between the two campuses is the farthest for NCAA Tournament...

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Meeks saves the day for North Carolina against Oregon in Final Four

GLENDALE, Ariz. – North Carolina missed the shots. No surprise there. Kennedy Meeks saved the game. No surprise there, either. Meeks, the only Tar Heel who could shoot straight Saturday night,...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points, Gonzaga’s big men combined for 27 and the Bulldogs used some last-second strategy for a 77-73 victory over South Carolina on Saturday in a...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points, Gonzaga’s big men combined for 27 and the Bulldogs used some last-second strategy for a 77-73 victory over South Carolina on Saturday in a...

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

South Carolina women beat Stanford in Final Four

DALLAS – Allisha Gray scored 18 points, A’ja Wilson had a double-double and South Carolina is going to its first national championship game after beating Stanford 62-53 Friday night in the women’s...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

What’s it like on receiving end of Frank Martin’s glare?

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Often it starts with just a look. Frank Martin’s glare alone is worth a thousand words. Many of those words would be rated R. And if that death stare is not enough for South...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Gonzaga still climbing after 1999 NCAA run

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Gonzaga’s long journey to this year’s Final Four is generally considered to have started with the Zags’ 1999 Elite Eight run. The seeds for that surprising burst into national...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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