Sports: College

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 12:32 AM

DeShields shakes off injury, leads Tar Heels to regional final

Diamond DeShields sat down long enough to have her ankle taped up as tightly as possible, then later took a quick break to tend to a left knee injury that she aggravated. Just as North Carolina coach Andrew Calder was about to sit DeShields for the remainder of the first half, she talked him right out of it.


Mar. 30, 2014 @ 01:49 AM

North Carolina, South Carolina prepare for rematch

North Carolina's Xylina McDaniel offers a simple observation of her upcoming opponent, South Carolina: "They are a No. 1 seed," she said, "but they are beatable."


Mar. 30, 2014 @ 01:43 AM

Police fire pepper spray at students after Arizona loss

Tucson police say they shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss in the NCAA tournament.Tucson police Sgt. Pete Dugan says there were no immediate reports of injuries to fans or officers, but nine to 10 people were arrested. He says the street is secured.


Mar. 30, 2014 @ 01:39 AM

Millers both knocked out in Elite Eight

Archie Miller took Dayton on an expected run. Sean Miller came up just short of the Final Four again.


Mar. 29, 2014 @ 01:47 AM

Cavaliers come up short

Branden Dawson had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Michigan State beat top-seeded Virginia 61-59 on Friday night to advance to East Regional final.


Mar. 28, 2014 @ 01:30 AM

Dayton marches on

Like a red and blue blur, the Dayton Flyers were pressing and passing, shooting and scoring. The waves never seemed to stop coming, with 10, 11 and then 12 players giving them quality minutes.


Mar. 28, 2014 @ 12:40 AM

ACC men's basketball tourney to NC in '19, '20

The Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament will return to North Carolina in 2019 and 2010 after its two-year stay in New York.


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 11:41 PM

SMU, Florida State headed to NIT semifinals

Nic Moore made a 3-pointer with 6.5 seconds left to lift SMU past California 67-65 on Wednesday night and into the NIT semifinals.


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

A guide to the NCAA regionals

Just when you think the first weekend of the NCAA tournament couldn't possibly top itself, it happened again.


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 05:55 PM

College athletes can unionize, federal agency says

In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.