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UConn Wins No. 100 Just Like The Rest - With A Comfortable Margin Of Victory

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:41:00 PST

As his team made an improbable rise early this season, Geno Auriemma continually warned anyone who would listen.

The margin for error, he often said, was slim.

"We're one injury, couple fouls away from just being average at best," Auriemma said.

So on a night when the UConn women's basketball team...


Former Terp Lexie Brown has ACC record and has Duke climbing

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:04:00 PST

Lexie Brown's father is best known for his creative dunks. The daughter of Dee Brown is drawing attention for making a more mundane shot with uncommon consistency.(image)

College basketball roundup: Loyola defeats Fairfield, 81-66

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 18:52:00 PST

Jarred Jones (John Carroll) scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, James Fives hit three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points, and the host Greyhounds (2-3) beat the Stags (3-1).(image)

Coppin State wraps series of clinics to help start inner-city baseball initiative

Sat, 29 Oct 2016 13:45:00 PDT

Over 50 children from West Baltimore, some who just stopped by and others who had been a part of the eight-week set of clinics with Coppin State players as their instructors, participated in the Urban Sports League's "A Day at the Park" on Saturday at Frederick Douglass High.(image)

UMBC women's basketball players share more than their sport

Tue, 2 Aug 2016 17:51:00 PDT

The appearance of nine Retrievers women's basketball players marked the second consecutive summer in which the team showed up at a school or center housing the Higher Achievement program.(image)

Gilman grad Brian Gaia faces one more transition

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:00:00 PDT

While the drives from his home in Pasadena to high school at Gilman up in Roland Park were often inconvenient, it was there Brian Gaia started forging the mentality that would make him a three-year starter on the Penn State offensive line.(image)

Record Navy baseball season ends with blowout loss to N.C. State

Sun, 5 Jun 2016 14:10:00 PDT

It was an epic journey at the Raleigh Regional for Navy but the long hours spent at the ballpark finally caught up to Midshipmen on Sunday afternoon.

N.C. State struck early and often as the Wolfpack routed Navy, 17-1, at Doak Field at Dail Park to eliminate the Midshipmen from the 2016 NCAA Baseball...


Navy avoids elimination with 13-inning victory

Sat, 4 Jun 2016 16:08:00 PDT

Blue's game-winning double propels Mids in NCAA tournament(image)

Morgan State athletic director Floyd Kerr to retire

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:41:00 PDT

Morgan State athletic director Floyd Kerr announced Tuesday his intention to retire at the end of the academic year, the university said in a written statement.(image)

Mount St. Joe grad Phil Booth shines on hoops biggest college stage

Tue, 5 Apr 2016 05:46:00 PDT

The hallways at Mount Saint Joseph are no doubt filled with chatter Tuesday morning, chests puffed out.

One of the school's own -- 2014 grad Phil Booth-- was on the grandest stage in men's college basketball last night and he owned it.

The Villanova sophomore guard came off the bench and scored...


Ten years ago today, Maryland women's basketball won its first NCAA title

Mon, 4 Apr 2016 17:46:00 PDT

Believe it or not, but once upon a time, Connecticut would go whole seasons at a time without winning the NCAA women's basketball title(image)

DJ Durkin making his mark on Maryland's special teams

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:51:00 PDT

If there was any doubt that special teams would be a focus for Maryland under coach DJ Durkin, that feeling was quashed immediately by the Terps’ first-year coach.

Durkin spent seven years of his career coaching special teams at Bowling Green, Stanford and Florida, and he’s made it clear that it...


Chris Christie takes in a different kind of presidential race

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PDT

New Jersey governor and family come to Annapolis to see son play Navy(image)

Notre Dame joins Big Ten — for hockey

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:34:00 PDT

The debate has raged for decades: Will Notre Dame join the Big Ten?

The answer is yes, but there’s a catch.

Notre Dame announced its men's hockey team will join the Big Ten as a sport affiliate member, and will begin conference play in the 2017-18 season.

"While we have enjoyed our affiliation...


St. Mary's College swimming coach arrested on child pornography charges

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:13:00 PST

The longtime swimming coach at St. Mary's College has been arrested on child pornography charges.

Andre Barbins, 45, of Solomons was charged Friday with one count of child pornography and one count of displaying obscene matter to a minor, according to Maryland State Police. Investigators executed...


Johns Hopkins swim coach Kennedy announces retirement on President's Day

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 08:48:00 PST

Johns Hopkins men’s and women’s swim coach George Kennedy announced Monday that he intends to retire at the end of the 2015-16 season and will leave on June 30.

During his 31 years there, Kennedy’s teams won 373 dual meets and 24 conference titles and produced 29 national champions and more than...


Johns Hopkins athletic director Tom Calder to step down, take new position at school

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:12:00 PST

After 28 years in the Johns Hopkins athletic department, Tom Calder will leave his role as athletic director to become the school's director of alumni programs.(image)

Coppin State athletic director resigns

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 20:12:00 PST

Saying he wants to “do some other things I enjoy doing,” Coppin State athletic director Derrick Ramsey has resigned, the university announced Wednesday.

Ramsey has been athletic director at the West Baltimore school since July 1, 2008, when he was appointed by then-university president Dr. Reginald...


Owings Mills graduate Shane Gaines not playing like a freshman for Salisbury football

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 06:30:00 PST

Hardly anyone would have faulted Shane Gaines if he had chosen to celebrate graduating from Owings Mills High School in June by enjoying a leisurely summer before enrolling at Salisbury.

Instead, the Baltimore resident spent his summer on the Eastern Shore campus, working out with his future teammates...


Appeals court strikes down payments to college athletes

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:47:00 PDT

In another twist to the long-running Ed O'Bannon case, a federal appeals court Wednesday delivered a mixed message to the powers that be in college sports.

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld an earlier ruling that the NCAA's version of amateurism violates antitrust laws...


UMBC soccer coach Pete Caringi Jr. looks to top last year's successful run

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 06:00:00 PDT

The blue team was up two goals on the red side as another day at Pete Caringi Jr.'s All-Maryland Soccer Camp was coming to a close earlier this summer.

It's the 33rd year the longtime UMBC coach has conducted the youth camps, but nobody could tell.

He jumped onto the field to provide some animated...


With just nine seniors on roster, youth in plentiful supply for Morgan State football

Fri, 7 Aug 2015 06:30:00 PDT

Turnover in personnel is part of the natural evolution of every college football team, and Morgan State is no different.

The Bears have just nine seniors on their roster for the upcoming season, which is five fewer than last year’s graduating class. Coach Lee Hull is leaning on the current senior...


Morgan State football gets little preseason respect after trip to FCS playoffs

Thu, 6 Aug 2015 15:36:00 PDT

The Morgan State football team's unanticipated rise to the top of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference hasn't earned the program much respect from its peers.

A season after going from being picked to finish last to capturing a share of the MEAC championship for the first time since 1979 and representing...


Construction to begin in winter for new UMBC arena

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 11:04:00 PDT

UMBC event center project draws near(image)

During riots, college coaches and ADs tried to persuade recruits to stay

Wed, 20 May 2015 04:00:00 PDT

The riots that gripped the city late last month were taking place just a few blocks away when Coppin State men's basketball player Christian Kessee received a phone call from his mother.

"She wanted to know how quickly I could get to the airport," the junior guard said.

Kessee said that he and...


Mired in last place in 2013, Towson volleyball is on brink of CAA tournament in 2014

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:38:00 PST

"Be remembered." That's the phrase that was printed on the back of the sheets of paper the Towson women's volleyball team was studying before its recent home match against Charleston.

Don Metil, second-year coach of the Tigers, gives the team a different motivational quote each week.

"We're always...


Salisbury men's lacrosse is not stressing over narrow wins in past two games

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PST

En route to the program’s 11th NCAA Division III championship last spring, Salisbury endured only four games decided by two goals or less, winning three of them. In three contests this season, the top-ranked Sea Gulls have already persevered through two of them.

They edged Lynchburg, 9-8, on Feb....


Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse planning to stick with junior goalie Matt Vierheller

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PST

Despite getting pulled at halftime of Tuesday's 10-7 loss to No. 14 Richmond at Waldron Family Stadium in Emmitsburg, Mount St. Mary's junior goalkeeper Matt Vierheller is set to make his fourth consecutive start in Sunday's home game against Furman at noon.(image)

Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse taking patient approach with Connor Reed, Drew Supinski

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST

Sixteen players for No. 4 Johns Hopkins have scored a combined 64 points en route to opening the season with three consecutive wins. Curiously, midfielders Connor Reed and Drew Supinski are not included in that group.(image)

Starting attack for Towson men's lacrosse is working on building cohesion

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:00:00 PST

Jon Mazza made quite a splash in his debut as a starting attackman, scoring six goals in No.12 Towson's 13-5 victory over Mount St. Mary's on Saturday. The sophomore is the first to acknowledge, however, that he has been peppering senior teammates Joe Seider and Ryan Drenner for advice after spending...(image)

Ohio State upsets No. 16 Wisconsin; No. 5 Notre Dame women win

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:25:00 PST

C.J. Jackson scored 18 points on 4-for-4 shooting from 3-point range and Ohio State upset No. 16 Wisconsin 83-73 on Thursday night.

JaQuan Lyle had 17 points and Jae'Sean Tate added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Buckeyes (16-13, 6-10 Big Ten), who snapped a three-game losing streak and beat...


State hoops roundup (Feb. 23): UNCW beats Towson, 83-78, to clinch CAA regular-season title

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:53:00 PST

C.J. Bryce scored 28 points on 11-for-16 shooting, Devontae Cacok had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and UNC Wilmington clinched the Colonial Athletic Association regular-season title with an 83-78 victory over Towson on Thursday night.

UNCW (25-5, 14-3) scored on seven straight possessions, capped...


Men’s Basketball: Loss leaves Mount St. Mary’s playing waiting game

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:30:00 PST

LIU Brooklyn keeps Mountaineers from clinching top seed in playoffs(image)

Mutual respect among Navy women's basketball seniors

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:22:00 PST

Condie, Kennedy and Swett have been catalysts of successful season(image)

Men’s lacrosse poll (Feb. 23)

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:20:00 PST

Ranking Team Last week's ranking Record Last game Next game 1. (tie) Denver 1 2-0 def. No. 18 Duke, 14-9 vs. Cleveland St., Sat. 1. (tie) Maryland 2 3-0 def. High Point, 19-5 vs. No. 8 Yale, Sat. 3. North Carolina 3 3-0 def. Lehigh, 15-8 vs. No. 4 J. Hopkins, Sat. 4. Johns Hopkins 4 3-0 def. No....(image)

In Jon Mazza, Towson men's lacrosse has another 'impact guy' on attack

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:26:00 PST

Sophomore midfielder-turned-attackman Jon Mazza emerges with six goals in Towson's opener.(image)

Innovation is key to success — and comes from many sources — for college lacrosse coaches

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PST

The best coaches learn from others, look for fresh ways to stay innovative and inspire their teams by not being afraid to try new ideas.(image)

Mount St. Mary's men to rely on freshmen to play short-stick defensive midfielder spot

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:50:00 PST

Freshmen Sam Portillo, Evan Falkowski and Aaron Weisel have seen some playing time for Mount St. Mary's as short-stick defensive midfielders, and those three can expect a noticeable uptick in their on-field time in the near future.(image)

Brionna Jones' jersey headed for the rafters of Xfinity Center

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PST

Well, make that her Maryland jersey(image)

Brionna Jones through the years

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PST

Aberdeen native and University of Maryland star Brionna Jones will have her U of Md.  jersey retired this Sunday.


Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse reducing turnovers in 2017

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:15:00 PST

One factor in 3-0 start for Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse is greater attention to protecting the ball.(image)

Men’s lacrosse by the numbers (Feb. 23)

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PST

5 — Assists by Princeton freshman attackman Michael Sowers in Saturday’s 22-8 rout of the New Jersey Institute of Technology. In his first game, Sowers, who also added two goals, broke the school record for assists by a freshman set by former Gilman star Ryan Boyle with four in 2001.

18 — Saves...


Stevenson men's lacrosse tabs Ross Dinan as starting goalie vs. RIT on Saturday

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PST

No. 10 Stevenson will open its season Saturday at No. 2 Rochester Institute of Technology with a few new faces, and none may arguably be more important than the one set to start at goalkeeper.(image)

2017 college spring football game schedule

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:55:00 PST

The 2017-18 college football season won’t kick off until the final week of August but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t football to watch. 

Spring practice has already begun with many teams hitting the gridiron over the next couple of weeks with many of the spring games set for April.

Here is...


Towson men's lacrosse uncertain when senior short-stick defensive midfielder Jack Adams will play

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST

If Shawn Nadelen has a timetable for the return of senior short-stick defensive midfielder Jack Adams, the Towson coach is keeping it under wraps.(image)

Weekly men's lacrosse primer: Top player, top game and upcoming local schedule (Feb. 23)

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST

National Player of the Week

Connor Cannizzaro, Denver, senior- Cazenovia, N.Y., attackman

Another week, another Big East Offensive Player of the Week honor for Cannizzaro. The 5-foot-9, 170-pound attackman registered his second four-goal, two-assist performance in as many games in the co-No. 1...


Loyola lacrosse coach Charley Toomey 'not optimistic pair of seniors will play Saturday

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:00:00 PST

No. 11 Loyola Maryland has given up 30 goals while starting 0-2 start, and the defense will likely visit Patriot League rival Lafayette without a pair of seniors in defenseman Jack Carrigan and long-stick midfielder Ryan Fournier.(image)

Maryland, North Carolina women meet Saturday in national championship rematch

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:00:00 PST

After meeting in the national championship game three times in the past four years, Maryland and North Carolina draw a lot of attention anytime they face each other on the women's lacrosse field.(image)

Lacrosse roundup (Feb. 23): No. 17 Hopkins women use second-half surge to beat No. 19 Loyola

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST

Emily Kenul scored four goals to lead No. 17 Johns Hopkins past No. 19 Loyola Maryland, 12-8, on Wednesday.

With the game tied at 7, Kenul started a 5-0 run with 26:04 left in the game that allowed the visiting Blue Jays (3-0) to pull away from the host Greyhounds (0-1).

Cami Whiteford (Severn)...


State hoops roundup (Feb. 22): UMBC men upset Stony Brook, 65-52

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:19:00 PST

Jairus Lyles and Joe Sherburne each scored 13 points and host UMBC earned a wire-to-wire win, 65-52, over Stony Brook in an America East Conference game Wednesday night. The Seawolves (17-11, 12-3) already had clinched the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament. The Retrievers (18-10, 9-6) remain...


No. 22 Butler rallies to stun No. 2 Villanova; Syracuse shocks No. 10 Duke

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:48:00 PST

Kelan Martin scored 22 points and fueled a stunning second-half rally to lead No. 22 Butler past No. 2 Villanova 74-66 on Wednesday night in Villanova, Pa., snapping the Wildcats' on-campus home winning streak at 48 games.

Kamar Baldwin added 15 points for the Bulldogs (22-6, 11-5 Big East), who...


Rick Pitino has to be restrained after exchanging words with a North Carolina fan

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:35:00 PST

As Louisville Coach Rick Pitino headed to the locker room with his team trailing North Carolina, 33-30, Wednesday night in Chapel Hill, N.C., a fan at Dean Smith Center yelled in his direction. 

Pitino quickly responded. He did not take kindly to what ESPN’s Maria Taylor later reported was the...


Mids defeated by American

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:50:00 PST

Navy stumbled down the stretch last season, losing five of its last six games. The Midshipmen dropped four straight to close the regular season then fell in the quarterfinals of the Patriot League Tournament.

That disappointing finish spoiled an otherwise positive campaign that saw the Mids win...


Mississippi self-imposes 1-year football postseason ban

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:01:00 PST

Mississippi's football team will not play in the postseason next year. The Rebels might be facing more penalties, too, now that the NCAA says the program has committed more than 20 rules violations over the past several years.

Ole Miss officials said Wednesday that the university has received an...


Inside Lacrosse women’s poll

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:55:00 PST

No. Team Prev. Rec. Last game Next game 1. North Carolina 1 3-0 Def. High Point 16-6 At No. 2 Maryland, Sat. 2. Maryland 2 2-0 Def. Georgetown 17-13 Vs. No. 1 North Carolina, Sat. 3. USC 3 2-0 Def. No. 9 Northwestern, 11-10  At No. 4 Florida, Fri. 4. Florida 4 0-1 Lost to No. 1 North Carolina 13-10...(image)

Women's lacrosse notes: Sara Moeller sets UMBC assists record

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:47:00 PST

When the Retrievers finished off their 20-10 road victory, Sara Moeller had nine assists, breaking the record by three. Gina Tirocchi set the previous mark of six in 1996.(image)

Women's lacrosse national player and upcoming game of the week (Feb. 22)

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:08:00 PST

Player of the Week

Gussie Johns, USC- Washington, D.C., junior, goalie

Johns made a career-high 17 saves, including one against a one-on-one attempt in overtime to hold off No. 9 Northwestern as the No. 3 Trojans secured their first overtime victory in program history, 11-10, on Saturday. Johns...


Stevenson men's lacrosse looking to reverse recent trend vs. RIT

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:50:00 PST

The first three times Stevenson and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) clashed, the Mustangs won - a streak capped by a 16-14 decision that brought home the program's first NCAA Division III championship in 2013.(image)

Loyola men's lacrosse working on reducing spate of turnovers from first two games

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:55:00 PST

No. 11 Loyola Maryland has scored 28 goals in its first two games. The team has also committed 35 turnovers in those contests that have contributed to an 0-2 start.(image)

Ranking the toughest nonconference schedules in the AAC

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:45:00 PST

The American Athletic Conference finished sixth among the 10 conferences in nonconference winning percentage – just outside of the Power 5 leagues – and ahead of the rest of the Group of 5. If the AAC looks to repeat the feat, it will need another strong season in 2017. Here is a ranking of the...


New defense for Towson men's lacrosse showed promise in Saturday's season-opening win

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PST

With three new starting defensemen and one new goalkeeper, coach Shawn Nadelen was understandably curious about how Towson would fare in Saturday's season opener at Mount St. Mary's. And so far, the reviews are positive.(image)

Navy lacrosse's Brady Dove one of the nation's best at faceoffs

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST

When observers begin talking about the best faceoff specialists in Division I, names such as Denver junior Trevor Baptiste, North Carolina senior Stephen Kelly, and Syracuse senior Ben Williams are mentioned. Brady Dove might find himself popping up in the conversation.(image)

Maryland men's lacrosse bracing for Yale standout Ben Reeves to return Saturday

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:00:00 PST

Yale junior attackman Ben Reeves was pulled during the second quarter of his team's season-opening 16-11 win against Villanova on Saturday, and Lacrosse Magazine reported that he was favoring his right hamstring.(image)

College basketball roundup: Cline goes deep for Purdue in OT

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:00:00 PST

Ryan Cline scored six of his 11 points in overtime to lift No. 14 Purdue to a 74-70 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night at State College, Pa. 

Cline made consecutive three-pointers to secure the sixth consecutive win for the Boilermakers (23-5, 12-3 Big Ten). Tony Carr scored 21 points and...


Digest: Michigan adds Navy football's director of player personnel Sean Magee to staff

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:57:00 PST

Michigan announced the hiring of Sean Magee as director of player personnel after serving in the same role at Navy for the past five seasons. Magee, a former Navy offensive lineman, led the planning process for recruiting, oversaw geographical assignments of assistant coaches and coordinated on-campus...


Bayhawks to play home game at Homewood Field in Baltimore

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:19:26 PST

Chesapeake hopeful of attracting fans not willing of traveling to Annapolis(image)

Navy men's lacrosse not expecting Jack Ray back for "at least a couple weeks"

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:40:00 PST

No. 17 Navy collected its first win of the season in Saturday's 11-5 victory at Delaware without starting attackman Jack Ray, and the team is bracing for another two weeks without the 6-foot-6, 261-pound junior.(image)

Missing Clemson athletic department official found dead near home

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:29:00 PST

Bert Henderson, Clemson's associate athletic director of planned giving, has been found dead near his property in rural South Carolina. Clemson confirmed the news on Tuesday via Twitter.

Henderson was reported missing late Monday afternoon, after Clemson officials noted the 60-year-old did not...


Maryland men's lacrosse scoring man-up goals contributing to offensive explosiveness

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PST

Maryland enters the week ranked sixth in Division I in scoring at 16.7 goals per game, and part of that has to do with the man-up offense's success.(image)

Billy O'Hara (South River) picks up where he left off for UMBC men's lacrosse

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:00:00 PST

Since taking over as head coach at UMBC, Ryan Moran has long suspected that junior Billy O’Hara has the talent to be one of the better long-stick midfielders in Division I. After watching the junior record four ground balls, three caused turnovers, and one goal in Saturday’s 10-5 loss at No. 14...


Digest: Ex-Towson quarterback Kevin Olsen charged with rape

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:12:00 PST

Charlotte junior and former Towson quarterback Kevin Olsen has been arrested on rape charges. The Charlotte Observer reports the 22-year-old Olsen was booked into the Charlotte Mecklenburg Jail late Sunday afternoon on multiple charges, including second-degree forcible rape, cyberstalking and assault...


College basketball: No. 18 Virginia loses fourth straight, falling to Miami in overtime

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:40:00 PST

Bruce Brown made a 3-pointer with 23.8 seconds left in overtime and Miami beat No. 18 Virginia 54-48 on Monday night for the Cavaliers fourth straight loss. 

Brown scored 14 points to lead the Hurricanes (19-8, 9-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) to their third consecutive victory. Kamari Murphy and...


Loyola putting losses to Va., Hopkins behind them as they open league play

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:34:00 PST

If Loyola University men's lacrosse coach Charley Toomey had his way, he wouldn't have played Virginia and Johns Hopkins in consecutive games to open the season. But he virtually had no choice, and the Greyhounds are winless.

Loyola will get somewhat of a breather this week when the Greyhounds...


UConn, Miss. St., Baylor, Notre Dame top seeds in early NCAA women's projection

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:30:00 PST

After a week full of upsets, the NCAA women's basketball committee revealed its projected top 16 seeds for the final time before selection Monday.

UConn, Mississippi State, Baylor and Notre Dame would be the top seeds if the season was over. It's the first time that the Irish are a No. 1 seed.


UMBC men's lacrosse plagued by offense ranked 61st in nation in shooting percentage

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:40:00 PST

UMBC’s 0-3 start has been punctuated by a lack of punch on offense that has generated a total of 16 goals. But there is a greater worry on coach Ryan Moran’s radar.

The Retrievers have taken 82 shots in those three games, meaning that they have converted only 19.5 percent of those attempts. That...


Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in AP poll

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:25:00 PST

For the third straight week, Gonzaga, Villanova and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll.

It is the fourth week at No. 1 for Gonzaga (28-0), the only unbeaten team in Division I. The Zags received 59 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel...


National lacrosse roundup (Feb. 18): Mariano caps rally for No. 6 Orange

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:08:00 PST

Nick Mariano scored the game-winner with 1.6 seconds left to play to complete a comeback as No. 6 Syracuse beat No. 12 Albany, 10-9, in men's lacrosse Saturday.

The victory was the school's largest comeback since 2013. The host Orange (2-0) were held scoreless for the first 54 minutes and trailed...


Q&A with ESPN, Big Ten Network analyst Mark Dixon

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:45:00 PST

Mark Dixon has joined Dan Flynn for an hour-long weekly podcast every Wednesday for Inside Lacrosse that delves into lacrosse and non-lacrosse subjects. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder will also help cover games for ESPN and the Big Ten Network with his first game of the season occurring on...


Loyola basketball erratic in overtime loss to Colgate

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:43:00 PST

For the Loyola Maryland basketball team, Sunday's matinee against Colgate featured two distinctly different halves to go along with overtime. Unfortunately for the Greyhounds, they lost two of the three periods.(image)

Postscript from Loyola Maryland at Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:00:00 PST

When the selection committee for the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament begins in May its evaluations for the 16-team field, No. 5 Johns Hopkins' 14-13 overtime win against No. 9 Loyola Maryland on Saturday at Homewood Field in Baltimore will likely be a pivotal factor for both teams.(image)

Whew: UConn Women Get Win 101 In A Row, Barely, Beating Tulane, 63-60

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 04:24:00 PST

The 100th consecutive win was a celebration of the most iconic program in the sport.

As UConn beat South Carolina before a capacity crowd and national TV audience, the Huskies were perched at the top of the college basketball world. They seemed invincible, a program with four consecutive national...


State hoops roundup (Feb. 18): Darley's record-breaking 10 3-pointers lift UMBC in win

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:18:00 PST

Will Darley (Dulaney) made a school-record 10 3-pointers and scored a career-high 38 points as host UMBC won, 108-102, over UMass Lowell (11-19, 5-10) in men's basketball Saturday.(image)

State lacrosse roundup (Feb. 18): Three hat tricks help Maryland men trounce High Point

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:17:00 PST

Matt Rambo, Dylan Maltz and Connor Kelly each scored three goals to lead No. 2 Maryland to a 19-5 victory over High Point in men's lacrosse Saturday.

The Terps improved to 2-0, and the Panthers fell to 1-2.

Maltz broke a 1-all score by starting a 3-0 run with 12:21 left in the first quarter. Maryland...


College basketball roundup: Jayhawks close in on Big 12 title

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:00:00 PST

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...


Towson's John Davis 'blessed' to be able to attend Senior Night after being shot in leg

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:51:00 PST

In what was supposed to have been the final home game of his Tigers career, John Davis instead was relegated to the bench, a week removed from taking a bullet in his right knee during an apparent drive-by shooting in Philadelphia.(image)

Whether it's football or basketball, Army-Navy is always intense

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:20:00 PST

Fans flock to Naval Academy for sold out game in longtime rivalry(image)

Army rallies from 25-point deficit to defeat Navy

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:54:00 PST

Fox leads way as Black Knights author greatest comeback in series history(image)

Joel Tinney breaks through in OT, sends Johns Hopkins to 14-13 win over Loyola

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:43:00 PST

Joel Tinney scored with 1 minute, 47 seconds left in the extra session to propel the No. 5 Blue Jays to a 14-13 decision over the No. 9 Greyhounds at Homewood Field and send about half of the announced 5,222 fans in attendance home happy.(image)

Jon Mazza scores six to lead Towson past Mount St. Mary's, 13-5

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 12:42:00 PST

Sophomore attackman Jon Mazza scored six goals, including three straight in the second quarter, as No. 13 Towson easily defeated Mount St. Mary's, 13-5, Saturday at Waldron Family Stadium in Emmitsburg before a crowd of nearly 500.(image)

Condie leads Navy women to victory over Army

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 10:50:00 PST

Midshipmen seniors earn first Star game win(image)

Chris Webber, Rollie Massimino among the Hall of Fame finalists

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:09:00 PST

Chris Webber and Rollie Massimino are one step from the Hall of Fame.

The career 20-point-per-game NBA scorer and the coach who led Villanova to a stunning upset of Georgetown in the 1985 NCAA championship game were among the 14 finalists unveiled Saturday for this year's Basketball Hall of Fame...


Loyola Maryland at Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse: Three things to watch

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 05:00:00 PST

Johns Hopkins owns a decisive 47-6 advantage in this series, but Loyola Maryland has won the past three meetings.(image)

Navy hopes experience is the difference again against Army

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:46:00 PST

Midshipmen have three seniors playing key roles(image)

Navy seniors seek to go undefeated in Star game

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:39:00 PST

Midshipmen have won three straight Star games against Black Knights(image)

Former Virginia lacrosse coach Dom Starsia adjusting to life away from the sidelines

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:23:00 PST

Dom Starsia didn't really start missing the game until recently. After 42 years as a coach, he found himself on the sidelines in the first big weekend of college lacrosse last Saturday.

"During the last couple of weeks I'd wake up in the middle of the night and wonder where the balls are," said...


Curtis Corley has been 'doing a good job' as starting defensemen for Maryland men's lacrosse

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST

In the first two starts of his career for No. 2 Maryland, sophomore defenseman Curtis Corley shut out Navy junior attackman Jack Ray and surrendered a lone assist to St. Joseph senior attackman Ray Vandegrift.(image)

College basketball: No. 1 Gonzaga remains perfect

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:30:00 PST

Nigel Williams-Goss scored 30 points Thursday night as undefeated and top-ranked Gonzaga cruised to a 96-61 victory over San Francisco at Spokane, Wash., extending the nation’s longest winning streak to 27 games. 

Przemek Karnowski added 23 points and seven rebounds for the Bulldogs. Gonzaga (27-0,...


Mark Gottfried is out at N.C. State

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 22:20:00 PST

Mark Gottfried couldn’t reverse North Carolina State’s two-year slide in time to save his job. 

The school said Thursday that the coach is out after the season. The move comes as a once-promising season continues to unravel, with the Wolfpack struggling to compete in Atlantic Coast Conference play...


Michigan tops No. 11 Wisconsin; No. 7 Notre Dame women hold off Clemson

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:20:00 PST

Mo Wagner scored 21 points and Zak Irvin broke out of a slump with 18, helping Michigan beat No. 11 Wisconsin 64-58 on Thursday night.

The Wolverines (17-9, 7-6 Big Ten) have won three straight to boost their chances at making the NCAA Tournament.

The Badgers (21-5, 10-3) have lost consecutive...