Published: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:38:03 GMT2017-03-24T00:38:03Z
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:38:03 GMT2017-03-24T00:38:03ZMARK FERRANTE knew this head-coaching thing was bound to feel different. He just wasn't sure exactly how, or by how much. But when Villanova's first new football coach since 1985 took his team on the field Sunday for the first of 15 spring practices, he finally could tell.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:07:05 GMT2017-03-24T00:07:05ZNEW YORK - A year ago, Canyon Barry was playing against the likes of Drexel in the Colonial Athletic Association for the College of Charleston.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:12:16 GMT2017-03-23T23:12:16ZWASHINGTON (AP) - 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.
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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:09:14 GMT2017-03-23T23:09:14ZSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Getting to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament is nothing new for Gonzaga and Arizona.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:09:13 GMT2017-03-23T23:09:13ZLAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Hundreds of people file through the doors of the 23rd Street Brewery for lunch and dinner every day, most bound together by their unrequited love of ales, IPAs and the Kansas Jayhawks.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:03:04 GMT2017-03-23T23:03:04ZNEW YORK - He might be one of the best college basketball players with the lowest of profiles. In a Southeastern Conference in which Kentucky has three potential first-round NBA draft picks, including two in the lottery, South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell was named the SEC player of the year.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:05:28 GMT2017-03-23T22:05:28ZFirst-year Temple football defensive coordinator Taver Johnson is experienced at teaching a new defense, and he and head coach Geoff Collins are putting a lot on the players early in spring practice.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:01:03 GMT2017-03-23T22:01:03ZLIFE IN TANKVILLE is full of all kinds of subtle and unexpected pleasures. Take the NCAA Tournament. When the Sixers were mediocre, March was a time for watching buzzer beaters, and predicting upsets, and remembering that places such as Greensboro and Tulsa exist (opening weekend is great . . . as long as you don't have to live there).
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:45:46 GMT2017-03-23T19:45:46ZLa Salle junior forward B.J. Johnson announced Thursday that he will declare for the NBA Draft, but won't hire an agent.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:31:45 GMT2017-03-23T02:31:45ZWACO, Texas (AP) - Baylor left Oklahoma City two weeks ago after a rare loss in the Big 12 Tournament. Two years ago, their season ended after losing an NCAA Elite Eight game in the same building.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:38:46 GMT2017-03-23T01:38:46ZSAINT JOSEPH'S has gotten an early start on the class of 2018 with a verbal commitment from junior point guard Jared Bynum, 5-9 and growing, according to Georgetown Prep (North Bethesda, Md.) coach Ryan Eskow.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:19:48 GMT2017-03-22T19:19:48ZNow that his college career is over, Villanova basketball star Josh Hart has signed with high-profile sports agency Roc Nation. That's the firm part-owned by Jay-Z. Roc Nation has a raft of famous athletes in its stable, including Dez Bryant, Kevin Durant, Miguel Cotto and Yoenis Cespedes.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:25:43 GMT2017-03-22T13:25:43ZThe Archbishop Wood boys' basketball team had practiced early Saturday morning in its usual place, the little gym next door at Nativity of Our Lord School, which gave Collin Gillespie plenty of time to drive the nine miles back to his home in Huntingdon Valley to catch the 2:50 p.m. tipoff for Villanova-Wisconsin.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:17:38 GMT2017-03-22T00:17:38ZMaybe some Penn State players began spring football practice last year thinking that the Nittany Lions could make some noise in the Big Ten. But after winning the 2016 conference championship and going to the Rose Bowl, they'll start spring practice this week knowing they can.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:14:09 GMT2017-03-21T22:14:09ZVillanova's three seniors, a class that helped lead the program to 129 wins and a national championship, arrived as a group Monday at the Davis Center's practice court after what had to be a tough end-of-the-season meeting two days after the elimination of the Wildcats from the NCAA tournament.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:13:03 GMT2017-03-21T22:13:03ZChet Zukowski knew his job. The moment the game ended, he was to lead the ticket manager from the winning school to the Spectrum ticket office to get their allotment of Final Four tickets. Zukowski was eye-balling the ticket reps from Kentucky and Duke that 1992 night, tracking their movements as the game wound down to a final play.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:12:35 GMT2017-03-21T22:12:35ZTemple will have a new offensive coordinator, a new quarterback, and a new tempo. But some of the same components that were successful last year when the Owls (10-4) won the American Athletic Conference championship will be back.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:53:03 GMT2017-03-21T15:53:03ZHere are the 2016 fall-season college athletes who also excelled as students as selected by the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:44:26 GMT2017-03-21T11:44:26ZSEATTLE (AP) - At this point, the records are just a blur for Kelsey Plum. They get crossed off so quickly there is no opportunity for appreciation.