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Rutgers Announces Julie Hermann Will Keep Her Job

Rutgers Announces Julie Hermann Will Keep Her JobRich Schultz/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Despite the latest controversy surrounding Rutgers University and new athletic director Julie Hermann, president Robert Barchi is standing behind his new hire."We remain confident that we have selected an individu...

Alabama Hires Kristy Curry As New Women’s Basketball Coach

Alabama Hires Kristy Curry As New Women’s Basketball CoachMitchell Layton/Getty Images(TUSCALOOSA, Ala.) -- Alabama has hired Texas Tech coach Kristy Curry as their new women’s basketball coach, the school announced on Sunday.In seven seasons in Lubbock, Curry went 130-98, leading Texas Tech to two appe...

UC Irvine Wins Second Straight NCAA Men’s Volleyball Title

UC Irvine Wins Second Straight NCAA Men’s Volleyball TitleJoe Robbins/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- UC Irvine swept top-ranked BYU in three sets Saturday night to win its second consecutive NCAA men’s volleyball championship and fourth in seven years. The Anteaters become the first school since 1996 to s...

Rutgers Targets Lakers Assistant Eddie Jordan

Rutgers Targets Lakers Assistant Eddie JordanStephen Dunn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A day after Rhode Island head basketball coach Danny Hurley turned down an offer from Rutgers to become their next head coach, the Scarlet Knights are targeting former Rutgers star Eddie Jordan, according to ESPN ...

Jadeveon Clowney Could Be Done for Spring

Jadeveon Clowney Could Be Done for SpringAl Messerschmidt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney's spring is in question.  Clowney sprained his neck last week when he collided with defensive tackle J.T Surratt during practice and wasn't cleared to practic...

Hoosiers’ Cody Zeller Leaving for NBA Draft

Hoosiers’ Cody Zeller Leaving for NBA DraftMitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Cody Zeller is now the second former Indiana Hoosier headed to the NBA draft. Zeller announced on Wednesday that he'd be declaring for the draft. The news comes a day after his teammate Victor Oladipo announced...

Louisville Rallies Past Wichita State, 72-68

Louisville Rallies Past Wichita State, 72-68Christian Petersen/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- The top-ranked Louisville Cardinals (34-5) got all they could handle from the ninth-ranked Wichita State Shockers (30-9) on Saturday night.   The Cardinals were able to hold them off late and p...

Tim Pernetti Out as Rutgers Athletic Director

Tim Pernetti Out as Rutgers Athletic DirectorElsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Amid the controversy surrounding Rutgers University with former men's basketball head coach Mike Rice, Tim Pernetti is no longer the athletic director. Pernetti resigned on Friday morning.There was a national outcry earli...

Women In the NBA? One Day, Says Miami Heat’s Shane Battier

Women In the NBA? One Day, Says Miami Heat’s Shane BattierNBA via Miami Heat(NEW YORK) -- For now, Miami Heat forward Shane Battier is busy trying to win a second NBA title for the team in as many years, but he thinks one day there will be a woman in the NBA.Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban made headlines th...

Former Big East Becomes American Athletic Conference

Former Big East Becomes American Athletic ConferenceJoe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  The conference formally known as the Big East has been renamed the American Athletic Conference University presidents have approved the name change beginning this year and the conference announced the decisio...

Obama Stops by Marquette-Syracuse Basketball Game

Obama Stops by Marquette-Syracuse Basketball GamePete Souza/White House via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama caught a little bit of hoops fever Saturday afternoon, stopping by the Marquette-Syracuse NCAA men’s college basketball tournament game at the Verizon Center.The basketball-lo...

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/24/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/24/13 G Fiume/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT:  South Region: (1) Kansas (31-5) topped (8) North Carolina (25-11), 70-58. (3) Florida (28-7) popped (11) Minnesota (21-13), 78-64. (15) Florida Gulf Coast (26-10) surprise...

(1) Kansas Tops (8) North Carolina, 70-58, Sweet 16 Bound

(1) Kansas Tops (8) North Carolina, 70-58, Sweet 16 BoundJamie Squire/Getty Images(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- The top-seeded Kansas Jayhawks (31-5) cruised past the eighth-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels (25-11) 70-58 on Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16 in the South Region. Jayhawks guard Travis Releford had 22 p...

(1) Indiana Holds Off (9) Temple, 58-52, Punch Ticket to Sweet 16

(1) Indiana Holds Off (9) Temple, 58-52, Punch Ticket to Sweet 16 Joe Robbins/Getty Images(DAYTON, Ohio) -- Indiana (29-6) avoided becoming the second number one-seed to be knocked out of the March Madness in less than 24 hours on Sunday.  Victor Oladipo's three pointer with 14 seconds left put Indiana past Tem...

(2) Ohio State Survives (10) Iowa State, 78-75, Headed to Sweet 16

(2) Ohio State Survives (10) Iowa State, 78-75, Headed to Sweet 16Joe Robbins/Getty Images(DAYTON, Ohio) -- The number two-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes (28-7) will live another day in the March Madness.  Aaron Craft hit a three-pointer with a half-second left in the game to give the Buckeyes a 78-75 victory over t...

(9) Wichita State Shocks (1) Gonzaga, 76-70

(9) Wichita State Shocks (1) Gonzaga, 76-70Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY, Ut.) -- The first top-seeded team has fallen.  The Gonzaga Bulldogs saw their tournament hopes come to an end after they fell to ninth-ranked Wichita State Shockers 76-70 on Saturday night in the West R...

(1) Louisville Pops (8) Colorado St., 82-56, Headed to Sweet 16

(1) Louisville Pops (8) Colorado St., 82-56, Headed to Sweet 16Christian Petersen/Getty Images(LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- The Cardinals (31-5) are flying to the Sweet 16.  The top-seeded Louisville Cardinals cruised past eighth seeded Colorado State (26-9) 82-56 on Saturday in the Midwest Region. Russ Smith scorched ...

(3) Michigan State Pounds (6) Memphis, 70-48, Sweet 16 Bound

(3) Michigan State Pounds (6) Memphis, 70-48, Sweet 16 BoundG Fiume/Getty Images(AUBURN HILLS, Mich.) -- The Spartans are headed to the Sweet 16.  Third-seeded Michigan State (27-8) cruised past sixth-seeded Memphis (31-5) 70-48 on Saturday in the South Region. Michigan State guard Gary Harris scored 23 po...

(4) Michigan Crushes (5) VCU, 78-53, Advance to Sweet 16

(4) Michigan Crushes (5) VCU, 78-53, Advance to Sweet 16Joe Robbins/ Getty Images(AUBURN HILLS, Mich.) -- The fourth-seeded Michigan Wolverines (28-7) punched their ticket into the Sweet 16 on Saturday after they devoured fifth-seeded Virginia Commonwealth, 78-53 in the South Region. Wolverines forward Mitc...

(15) Florida Gulf Coast Stuns (2) Georgetown, 78-68

(15) Florida Gulf Coast Stuns (2) Georgetown, 78-68Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA, Pa.) -- Bracket buster (15) Florida Gulf Coast (25-10) stunned (2) Georgetown (25-7) 78-68 in the South Region on Friday night. Eagles guard Sherwood Brown was the hero with 24 points and nine rebounds in the ...

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