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WVU to host forum featuring US energy secretary
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia University will host an energy forum that features U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. WVU says the Mid-Atlantic Region Energy Innovation Forum on Monday will draw input from political, industry, academic and other leaders. Panelists will discuss ways to accelerate energy innovation in the region. ...
4 points by The Washington Times | West Virginia Joe Manchin West Virginia University Northeastern United States United States Morgantown West Virginia Charleston West Virginia Big East Conference
Vegas Play of the Day: Louisville at Syracuse
The second week of college football is all about capitalizing on overreactions coming out of the first week. ...
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Huskies to play 7 games each in Storrs, Hartford
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - The UConn men's basketball team will split its home schedule this season between the on-campus Gampel Pavilion and the XL Center in Hartford. The school released the 30-game regular season schedule Thursday. It includes 14 home games, 12 on the road, and four at neutral sites, ...
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Auriemma, UConn shows support for Quinnipiac
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Count Geno Auriemma as a big supporter of Connecticut’s other Sweet 16 team, the surprising Quinnipiac women’s basketball team and its coach, Tricia Fabbri.Auriemma pulled open his UConn warmup jacket to reveal a Quinnipiac shirt during a press conference Friday.“I wouldn’t want...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Connecticut Huskies Big East Conference Diana Taurasi Connecticut Quinnipiac University Basketball New Haven Connecticut NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship
Xavier overcame worst slump in 35 years to reach Elite Eight
CINCINNATI – Xavier didn’t look like an Elite Eight team in early March, coming off six straight defeats that led coaches to try to burn the month of February from the players’ memories ... literally.Ranked No. 7 in the preseason, the Musketeers had dropped out of the poll and were a bubble team aft...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Big East Conference The Streak The Three Musketeers A Little Bit Game The A-Team Xavier University A Little Bit Longer
Will alum Patrick Ewing be Georgetown Hoyas' next head coach?
Georgetown legend Patrick Ewing is among the candidates under consideration to become the school's next head coach, multiple outlets reported Friday.
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Gus Johnson on the legend of his March Madness calls
Gus Johnson’s voice was devoid of its usual excitement and emotion as he spoke about his time calling the NCAA Tournament in a measured tone. “The guys that do the tournament do a great job. I love listening to them,” Johnson said of his former CBS colleagues. “It’s nice to be a fan to watch...
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Hoyas made tough, right decision on Thompson
The decision Georgetown had to make, the one it didn’t want to make, the one it wished for patience and tradition and a family’s coaching magic to absolve, came rumbling down Thursday afternoon. In a humble and almost apologetic statement, Georgetown University President Jack DeGioia parted ways wit...
8 points by Concord Monitor | Georgetown University NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Basketball John Thompson III John Thompson Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball Big East Conference Patrick Ewing
March Sadness: The agony of defeat in the NCAA tournament
        
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Final WVU possession keeps getting worse
Yikes.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | West Virginia West Virginia University Game Morgantown West Virginia Big East Conference Charleston West Virginia Joe Manchin Nevada
College basketball: Georgetown looking for new coach after firing John Thompson III
John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. Thompson said in a statement released by agent David Falk that he was “honored” to have been the Hoyas' coach and proud of what his...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Georgetown University Jeff Green John Thompson III Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Big East Conference John Thompson Basketball
Saturday’s Top 25: Kansas rallies, beats Baylor
No. 3 Kansas never seems to be too far behind to rally for victories.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Atlantic Coast Conference Big East Conference Big 12 Conference North Carolina National Collegiate Athletic Association Southeastern Conference West Coast Conference Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
College basketball roundup: Jayhawks close in on Big 12 title
No. 3 Kansas never seems to be too far behind to rally for victories. After another comeback victory against a top-10 team, the Jayhawks are probably too far ahead in the standings for anyone to keep them from winning their 13th consecutive Big 12 title.  Landen Lucas made two free throws with...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Atlantic Coast Conference Big East Conference Big 12 Conference Texas Tech University Texas Division I Virginia Tech Hokies Kansas
Northwestern survives scare against Rutgers, earns 20th win of season
Northwestern narrowly avoided what could have been a devastating upset Saturday when it defeated Rutgers 69-65 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Bryant McIntosh hit a 3-pointer with 58 seconds left to give the Wildcats a lead they barely held onto. A home loss to Big Ten bottom-dweller Rutgers, which fell to...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Big Ten Conference Northwestern University Northwestern Wildcats 1976 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Big East Conference News Corporation Big Ten Network Rutgers University
No. 25 Notre Dame rolls over N.C. State
The Sports Xchange RALEIGH, N.C. -- A big effort from senior captain V.J. Beachem kept No. 25 Notre Dame rolling on Saturday against North Carolina State.
-2 points by UPI | North Carolina North Carolina State University Atlantic Coast Conference University of Notre Dame Notre Dame Fighting Irish Big East Conference University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Central Collegiate Hockey Association
No. 2 Villanova overpowers Seton Hall
By Everett Merrill, The Sports Xchange NEWARK, N.J. -- As a candidate for National Player of the Year and the Big East Conference's pick for Pre-season Player of the Year, Josh Hart understandably gets most of the attention for No. 2 Villanova.
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No. 25 Notre Dame beats NC State 81-72 4th straight win
RALEIGH, N.C. — V.J. Beachem scored 27 points and hit a career-high seven 3-pointers to help No. 25 Notre Dame beat North Carolina State 81-72 on Saturday in the Wolfpack's first game since the announcement that coach Mark Gottfried is out after the season.Bonzie Colson added 13 points for the Fighting Irish (21-7, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who kept themselves in the middle of a crowded race for a top-four finish that would secure a double-round bye in the ACC Tournament.
-2 points by Boston Herald | North Carolina Atlantic Coast Conference North Carolina State University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Big East Conference Raleigh North Carolina Big Ten Conference Basketball
No. 10 North Carolina rolls past rival N.C. State
RALEIGH, N.C. – Joel Berry II scored 18 points to help No. 10 North Carolina beat rival North Carolina State 97-73 on Wednesday to stay alone in first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.Luke Maye added a career-high 13 points for the Tar Heels (22-5, 10-3), who shot 56 percent while dominating...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | North Carolina University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Atlantic Coast Conference North Carolina State University Raleigh North Carolina Big East Conference South Carolina Duke University
DePaul University's new president is Catholic school's 1st non-ordained leader
DePaul University leaders named A. Gabriel Esteban the school's newest president Thursday morning, the first lay leader in the history of the 119-year-old Catholic university.Esteban, originally from the Philippines, currently is president of Seton Hall University in New Jersey.He was formally...
141 points by Chicago Tribune | Roman Catholic universities and colleges in the United States National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Chicago Illinois Big East Conference Council of Independent Colleges University
No. 25 Notre Dame powers past Boston College
By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange BOSTON -- Notre Dame coach Mike Brey looked to his best players to bail his team out at Boston College on Tuesday night.
-2 points by UPI | Big East Conference University of Notre Dame Atlantic Coast Conference Notre Dame Fighting Irish
College basketball: Kentucky gets payback against Tennessee
Malik Monk had 20 points and a career-high eight rebounds, Derek Willis had 16 points and No. 13 Kentucky made 10 three-pointers in the first half to roll past Tennessee, 83-58, on Tuesday night at Lexington, Ky.  Seeking to stay atop the Southeastern Conference, the Wildcats (21-5, 11-2) avenged...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Big East Conference Southeastern Conference Big Ten Conference Notre Dame Fighting Irish Atlantic Coast Conference
History in the making: UConn Huskies’ 100-win streak
All they do is win, win, win, no matter what. Behind forwards Gabby Williams and Napheesa Collier, the UConn Huskies beat South Carolina’s hoopsters 66-55 on Monday night — for their 100th straight win. Williams and guard Kia Nurse have played in all 100 games of the streak. Mind you, a past UConn team, also...
15 points by New York Post | Connecticut Huskies Big East Conference Geno Auriemma Harry A. Gampel Pavilion Connecticut Huskies women's basketball Diana Taurasi UK Singles Chart number-one singles Basketball
UConn women win 100th straight
Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn women’s basketball team’s long list of milestones.Given the team’s glitzier numbers linked to national championships, 11 titles and counting, it may seem ho-hum with no added significance. Geno Auriemma’s squad already owns the longest winning streak in Division 1 college basketball history. UConn beat its own record of 90 consecutive wins earlier this season with little fanfare.
1 points by Boston Herald | Basketball Connecticut Huskies Diana Taurasi Big East Conference Layup University of Connecticut North Carolina College basketball
UConn women cruise to 100th consecutive victory with win over South Carolina
The Sports Xchange Behind a career-high 26 points from Gabby Williams, top-ranked Connecticut earned its 100th consecutive victory with a 66-55 triumph over No. 6 South Carolina on Monday in a nonconference game at Storrs, Conn.
-2 points by UPI | Geno Auriemma South Carolina Gamecocks Dawn Staley Big East Conference Connecticut Huskies women's basketball Connecticut Huskies Diana Taurasi Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
UConn women win 100th straight game
Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn Huskies’ long list of milestones.
7 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Connecticut Huskies Basketball Big East Conference University of Connecticut Harry A. Gampel Pavilion Geno Auriemma South Carolina Gamecocks Diana Taurasi
UConn women win 100th straight, topping No. 6 South Carolina, 66-55
Add 100 consecutive wins to the Connecticut Huskies' long list of milestones.  Given the team's glitzier numbers linked to national championships, 11 titles and counting, it may seem ho-hum with no added significance. Geno Auriemma's squad already owns the longest winning streak in Division I college...
6 points by Los Angeles Times | Connecticut Huskies Big East Conference Dawn Staley Geno Auriemma Harry A. Gampel Pavilion Basketball Connecticut South Carolina Gamecocks
No. 1 UConn tops South Carolina to extend record to 100 wins in a row
The four-time defending champion Huskies haven't lost since Nov. 17, 2014.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Connecticut Huskies Basketball University of Connecticut Big East Conference Geno Auriemma Connecticut Harry A. Gampel Pavilion Diana Taurasi
Century mark! UConn women win 100th straight game
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn Huskies' long list of milestones. Given the team's glitzier numbers linked to national championships, 11 titles and counting, it may seem ho-hum with no added significance. Geno Auriemma's squad already owns the longest winning streak in Division I college ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Big East Conference Geno Auriemma National Collegiate Athletic Association University of Connecticut South Carolina Connecticut Huskies women's basketball North Carolina Connecticut Huskies
Rutgers sowing seeds for a tastier, tangier tomato
The Rutgers250 tomato was so popular in its 2016 debut that the university ran out of seeds to distribute. This year, there's more in stock for home gardeners and it's now available for order.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | New Jersey Camden New Jersey Rutgers University Fruit New Brunswick New Jersey Princeton University Big East Conference Seed
Auriemma: Recruiting like-minded players the key to success
STORRS, Conn. — UConn guard Kia Nurse sees a lot of herself when she watches her teammates play and she knows that's not an accident.The Huskies have a chance to win an unprecedented 100th consecutive game on Monday against No. 6 South Carolina. Nurse and her teammates say that consistency comes not just in the way the team plays, but in the type of player Geno Auriemma and his staff bring into the program.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Connecticut Huskies Geno Auriemma Big East Conference Harry A. Gampel Pavilion Player University of Connecticut Players Connecticut Huskies women's basketball
Former Syracuse basketball star Fab Melo dead at 26
The Boston Celtics drafted Melo with the 22nd overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
6848 points by Daily News | Brazil Jim Boeheim South America National Basketball Association Basketball 2003 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament Big East Conference Player
How St. John’s big man stole the show from Angel Delgado
There have been a lot of oddities at the Garden of late, and there was another one Saturday afternoon: The best big man in the Big East wasn’t the best forward on the floor. Seton Hall’s Angel Delgado, the nation’s leading rebounder, was outdone by Tariq Owens, St. John’s lanky and thin-as-a-rail sophomore forward, a...
27 points by New York Post | Big East Conference Seton Hall University English-language films Craig Biggio
No. 1 UConn wins 99th straight, 83-41 over SMU
STORRS, Conn. — Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 of her 22 points in the first half and top-ranked UConn extended its NCAA record winning streak to 99 games with an 83-41 win over SMU on Saturday.Napheesa Collier scored 10 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to record her ninth double-double this season for the Huskies (24-0, 12-0 American), who will try to reach the 100-straight win milestone against No. 6 South Carolina on Monday night.Kia Nurse and Saniya Chong each scored 13 points and Gabby Williams had 11 points and nine rebounds.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Geno Auriemma Basketball University of Connecticut Big East Conference Connecticut Huskies Connecticut Huskies women's basketball Connecticut New England
Murphy's has double-double in Minnesota's win
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Jordan Murphy scored 17 points and had 11 rebounds to lead Minnesota past Rutgers 72-63 on Saturday.Nate Mason and Amir Coffey added 16 and 12 points, respectively, for the Gophers (18-7, 6-6 Big Ten). Eric Curry made all five of his shots and scored 11 points.Rutgers (13-13, 2-11) was led by C.J. Gettys, who had a team-high eight rebounds, and Mike Williams with 14 points each. Corey Sanders added 13 points, five assists and five rebounds.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Rutgers University Year of birth missing New Jersey Big East Conference 1976 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament The Final
St. John’s dismantles Seton Hall in huge blow to tourney hopes
Seton Hall might still end up returning to the NCAA Tournament, but the Pirates need to arch their necks if they want to find St. John’s in the standings. Just three weeks after being dominated by their cross-river rival, the Red Storm had a surprisingly easy time switching roles Saturday, playing one of their best...
191 points by New York Post | Madison Square Garden Big East Conference Seton Hall University Izod Center Craig Biggio St. John's Red Storm Year of birth missing Madison New Jersey
Top NCAA women’s basketball referee charged with child molestation
ATLANTA — A top NCAA women’s basketball referee has been arrested in suburban Atlanta on two counts of child molestation and one of enticing a child. Fifty-six-year-old Wesley Dean is in custody at the Cobb County Jail. It was unknown if he’s represented by an attorney. Dean worked the 2003 championship game between Connecticut and...
32 points by New York Post | National Collegiate Athletic Association College basketball Associated Press United States Division I College football Big East Conference International Basketball Federation
Iona’s biggest scoring threat can’t stay on court long enough
The season was so young and so fresh then, snow was somebody else’s problem. Former Iona standout Mike Glover had visited the New Rochelle campus in mid-November to work out with his old team, and as practice wrapped up a few days before the Gaels’ second game, a one-on-one battle was set up for him...
49 points by New York Post | Game Play Player Seton Hall University Big East Conference
Task for St. John’s in Seton Hall rematch easier said than done
Chris Mullin has been on the floor when an opponent couldn’t be kept out of the paint. Even with a teammate at center – Bill Wennington – who played 15 years in the NBA, every plan to contain Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing was shredded. “When I was playing, when Patrick was [there], we used to try...
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College basketball roundup: Alabama wins in four overtimes
Riley Norris scored six points in the fourth and final overtime period, including the go-ahead free throws with 56 seconds left, and Alabama outlasted No. 19 South Carolina, 90-86, on Tuesday night at Columbia, S.C. Sindarius Thornwell finished with career highs of 44 points and 21 rebounds for...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Southeastern Conference Pennsylvania State University Basketball Prime number Nittany Lion Big East Conference Big Ten Conference Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Terrell, Rams break free from UMass
Jared Terrell scored 14 points and Rhode Island made 5-of-6 free throws in the last 34 seconds to defeat UMass, 70-62, in men’s basketball last night in Amherst.Terrell sank a pair from the line with 34 seconds left to blunt a UMass rally.E.C. Matthews and Nicola Akele each added 12 points for the Rams (16-7, 8-3 Atlantic 10). Hassan Martin had three blocks, two steals and nine points for URI, which never trailed.The Rams forced the Minutemen (12-12, 2-9) into 19 turnovers, with 12 steals and eight blocks.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Pennsylvania State University Big East Conference Free throw Southeastern Conference
TV-radio listings: Feb. 8
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‘We’re’ a tournament team’: Seton Hall aims to get off bubble
Seton Hall is firmly on the NCAA Tournament bubble, needing to stockpile wins to reach the field for the second straight season. The roster is different from last year’s, but the stakes are similar. “Last year, we kind of sat in the same place,” junior guard Khadeen Carrington said in a phone interview Tuesday. “It’s...
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Georgetown men's basketball team involved in bus crash
Georgetown's men's basketball team was involved in a crash on Monday while traveling to Pennsylvania to play Villanova.Team spokesman Mex Carey said in an email that the traffic accident occurred on I-95 North outside of Baltimore. He says there were no major injuries to any members of the team.Carey says players got off the bus to assist people in the other car involved in the accident.According to the school, the bus company provided another bus for the Hoyas to continue their trip.Georgetown plays at No. 2 Villanova on Tuesday night.___
-2 points by Boston Herald | Basketball Georgetown University National Collegiate Athletic Association Big East Conference James Naismith College basketball High school Baseball
Georgetown men's basketball team involved in bus crash
Georgetown's men's basketball team was involved in a crash on Monday while traveling to Pennsylvania to play Villanova. Team spokesman Mex Carey said in an email that the traffic accident occurred on I-95 North outside of Baltimore. He says there were no major injuries to any members of the team. ...
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Georgetown men’s basketball team involved in bus crash
Georgetown's men's basketball team was involved in a crash on Monday while traveling to Pennsylvania to play Villanova.
5 points by The Denver Post | Basketball Georgetown University Maryland Philadelphia Baseball Bus Crash Big East Conference
Michigan women's basketball team ranked No. 21 in AP poll
It's the first time the Wolverines have been ranked since 2013.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Basketball Big Ten Conference Associated Press College basketball National Collegiate Athletic Association Bowl Championship Series Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Big East Conference
Best of this week's college basketball action
       
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No. 4-rated Louisville upset by No. 13 Virginia
Virginia completed a season sweep of Louisville after pulling off an upset Monday night.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Rick Pitino Atlantic Coast Conference Louisville Cardinals men's basketball Big East Conference Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball University of Louisville Denny Crum Saturday
Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas on top of AP poll after wild week
Gonzaga is No. 1 for a second straight week in the Associated Press college basketball poll following a week in which all but four of the top 10 teams lost at least one game.The Bulldogs (24-0), the only remaining unbeaten team in Division I, received 59 first-place votes from the 65-member national...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Big East Conference U.S. state North Carolina Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southern United States Virginia United States Confederate States of America
AP College Basketball Poll: Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas on top after wild week
Gonzaga is No. 1 for a second straight week in The Associated Press college basketball poll following a week in which all but four of the top 10 teams lost at least one game.
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