Duke back in Final Four
By Stephen Hawkins | March 29, 2015 - 10:23pm
HOUSTON — Mike Krzyzewski is living in the moment with his youngest team ever, not thinking too much about the significance of his latest trip to the NCAA Final Four.
Heels’ feel they could have done more
By Aaron Beard | March 27, 2015 - 10:23pm
At times this season, North Carolina looked like a team that could battle with, and even beat, just about anybody.
Harrell leads Louisville surge
March 27, 2015 - 10:24am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Montrezl Harrell scored 24 points, reserve Anton Gill keyed a late-game surge, and Louisville beat North Carolina State 75-65 on Friday night in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.
Badgers end North Carolina’s season
March 26, 2015 - 10:23pm
LOS ANGELES — Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 and top-seeded Wisconsin rallied in the final 10 minutes to hold off North Carolina 79-72 Thursday night and advance to the final eight of the NCAA Tournament.
Coach Ks set for Sweet 16 matchup
By Stephen Hawkins | March 26, 2015 - 10:23pm
HOUSTON — Coach K vs. Coach K.Utah’s Larry Kryst introduced himself before taking questions on Thursday, then he was asked why he didn’t just say Coach K, as his players refer to him.“Could be confusing in this situation,” Krystkowiak said.
UNC hopes to knock off Badgers
By Beth Harris | March 25, 2015 - 10:23pm
LOS ANGELES — Bo Ryan is trippin’ about being back in the NCAA West Regional.
Huggins-Calipari meet again
March 24, 2015 - 10:23pm
West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has had his way against Kentucky’s John Calipari over the years.
Triangle PGs guiding success
By Aaron Beard | March 24, 2015 - 10:23pm
CHARLOTTE — Triangle neighbors Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State are getting top-notch play at the point.
Brey wouldn't miss game after mother’s death
By Tom Coyne | March 23, 2015 - 10:23pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Mike Brey walked into the locker room shortly before tipoff against Butler and told his players that someone in the hotel had asked him why he had been smiling all day.“You know why?” he told his players. “Because I have a great team, baby.
Cherry picks perfect time for big shot
By Joedy Mccreary | March 23, 2015 - 10:23pm
CHAPEL HILL — Jamie Cherry hit a jumper with 0.6 seconds left and North Carolina beat Ohio State 86-84 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Duke cruises in 2nd round
By Aaron Beard | March 22, 2015 - 10:23pm
CHARLOTTE — Jahlil Okafor showed off all the moves — a spin, a dribble drive, a short jumper — that have made Duke’s freshman big man possibly the nation’s top player.
NCAA: State knocks off No. 1 ’Nova
March 21, 2015 - 10:23pm
PITTSBURGH — North Carolina State, a program that authored one of the early chapters on March shockers, can add another stunner to the list.
Coaching friends face off again
By Aaron Beard | March 21, 2015 - 10:23pm
CHARLOTTE — The last time Mike Krzyzewski and Steve Fisher met in the NCAA Tournament, they were coaching two of the most memorable teams in college basketball history for a national title.
NCAA: Duke drills Robert Morris
March 20, 2015 - 10:23pm
CHARLOTTE — Quinn Cook scored 22 points to help No. 1 seed Duke get off to a torrid start and beat Robert Morris 85-56 on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament’s round of 64.
Upsets abound as NCAAs hit high gear
March 19, 2015 - 10:23pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — R.J. Hunter kept firing away, eventually lifting 14th-seeded Georgia State over third-seeded Baylor and knocking his father right off his seat with the biggest shot of his life.
Boeheim hints at early retirement
By JOHN KEKIS and MARK FRANK | March 19, 2015 - 10:23pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has always hinted he planned to retire on his own terms.
Brown in first NCAA tourney since ’88
By Stephen Hawkins | March 18, 2015 - 10:23pm
DALLAS — Larry Brown discovered something about his new iPhone when SMU finally ended its two-decade NCAA Tournament drought.“I didn’t realize how many text messages it would accept, so that kept me kind of busy,” the 74-year-old Hall of Fame coach said.
We're wired to root for the underdog
By Eddie Pells | March 18, 2015 - 10:23pm
If you got that warm and fuzzy feeling the weekend Lehigh beat Duke or the year N.C. State socked Phi Slama Jama or the time Butler almost did it, you are not alone.
Boeheim to retire in 3 years; AD out
By John Kekis | March 18, 2015 - 10:23pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Jim Boeheim became the face of Syracuse University over the past five decades, first as player, then as coach — revered for wins and delivering a national title to a struggling city in 2003.
Blazers creating hoops buzz
By John Zenor | March 17, 2015 - 10:23pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — UAB fans finally have something to celebrate.
Huskies trail title
By By DOUG FEINBERG | March 17, 2015 - 10:23am
Connecticut’s journey to a third straight national championship will begin at home.
Poll reflects UK success
By JIM O’CONNELL | March 16, 2015 - 10:23pm
Breaking down this week’s Associated Press college basketball poll:LONG RUN: Kentucky, the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is the first team since Duke in 1991-92 to hold the No. 1 spot in the AP poll for the entire season.
Paige healthy, hopeful
By Aaron Beard | March 16, 2015 - 10:24am
CHAPEL HILL — It’s been a bumpy season for North Carolina’s Marcus Paige.
UK perfect 34-0
By Tim Reynolds | March 16, 2015 - 10:24am
There’s a way to beat Kentucky.Maybe.So far, 34 game plans to defeat the Wildcats have been put together. Every one of them fell short.
Ready, set, madness
March 15, 2015 - 10:25pm
It took a longer-than-usual stretch — by Duke standards, anyway — for Mike Krzyzewski’s Blue Devils to get another No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.