College Sports


 Carlow men’s basketball coach Tim Keefer: “I’m not the best coach for this job, but I’m probably the best guy for this job.”

Carlow men's basketball team endures growing pains in first year

Coach Tim Keefer and members of the Carlow men’s basketball team reflect on a challenging first season of competition in the NAIA.

1 day ago


North Xtra: La Roche dominates in AMCC once again

Under the guidance of Kamela Gissendanner, women’s basketball team wins its fifth regular-season conference title in a row.

4 days ago


 Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky, left, shoots against Maryland forward Damonte Dodd in the first half of Tuesday's game in College Park, Md.

Wisconsin basketballers spend night in Pittsburgh after Maryland loss, emergency landing

The Badgers lost a Big 10 conference game Tuesday night at Maryland in College Park, 59-53.

6 days ago


 Aiden Zangrilli, 2, is battling leukemia.

Point Park women's basketball players square off against leukemia for Aiden

Proceeds from the game are to benefit Aiden Zangrilli, a 2-year-old boy from South Park who has leukemia and needs a stem cell donor match.

1 week ago


 Virginia Cavaliers guard London Perrantes drives to the basket Monday against Pitt guard James Robinson in the second half at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va.

Ron Cook: Quality road win for Pitt quickly buried

The situation was ripe for Panthers to gain a NCAA-sealing victory, but Virginia and its stifling defense had other ideas.

2 weeks ago


 Henri Wade-Chatman, a graduate of Brashear High School, plays college basketball at Edinboro University and is among the top scorers in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

South Xtra: Brashear grad scores big for Edinboro

Edinboro’s Henri Wade-Chatman, a Brashear graduate, is among the scoring leaders in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference.

2 weeks ago


Obituary: Dean Smith / Giant of college basketball and champion of equality

He built the University of North Carolina basketball team into a perennial national power in his 36 years at Chapel Hill.

3 weeks ago


District roundup: Robert Morris men snap two-game skid

The Colonials got back to .500 thanks to a Northeast Conference win Saturday at Fairleigh Dickinson.

3 weeks ago


 Jim Boeheim and Syracuse have a case pending before the NCAA Committee on Infractions that dates back more than seven years.

Syracuse's move to self-impose postseason ban is far from a first

University strikes first with a self-imposed ban on postseason play this season, hoping the NCAA will go lightly in its penalty phase.

3 weeks ago


District women's roundup: Pitt beats North Carolina State

Star senior guard Brianna Kiesel scored 24 second-half points and the Panthers rallied from 10 points down to win.

3 weeks ago


Long Island upends Robert Morris men

Colonials fall out of tie for second place in Northeast Conference with a surprising loss on the road to LIU Brooklyn.

3 weeks ago


USC’s class edges Alabama’s as No. 1

Southern California lures top recruiting class, but Alabama is not far behind the Trojans.

3 weeks ago


 Jordan Holmes, a Mt. Lebanon High School graduate, is a force on offense and defense for Denison University.

South Xtra: Mt. Lebanon grad Holmes excels for Denison women's basketball team

Jordan Holmes is emerging as a standout player for the Denison University women’s basketball team.

3 weeks ago


 James Robinson was the hero for Pitt Saturday, but are more big wins still to come for the Panthers?

Confidence soars for Pitt after big win against Notre Dame

The question now is if the Panthers can sustain their momentum through the remainder of the challenging ACC schedule.

4 weeks ago



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