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Big 12 out to prove it deserves most bids

Mar 17, 2015

Big 12 out to prove it deserves most bids

The Big 12 again has seven teams in the NCAA Tournament. Regular-season champion Kansas is a No. 2 seed, and the No. 3 seeds in three of the four regions are from the Big 12 — tournament champion Iowa State, Oklahoma and Baylor. The ...

Rockets sink Clips on road

Mar 16, 2015

Rockets sink Clips on road

James Harden and the Houston Rockets got back on track after a pair of frustrating road losses, overcoming Blake Griffin’s return for the Los Angeles Clippers. Harden scored 34 points, Terrence Jones had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and the Rockets beat Los Angeles ...

Kentucky on top of bracket

Mar 16, 2015

Kentucky on top of bracket

The Kentucky Wildcats ended up where everyone expected them on Selection Sunday: Seeded No. 1 on their quest to become the first undefeated team since 1976. Oh, but there were surprises when the NCAA Tournament bracket came out, too. Big-conference UCLA and Texas made ...

Curry leads Warriors in rout of lowly Knicks

Mar 15, 2015

Curry leads Warriors in rout of lowly Knicks

Birthday boy Stephen Curry received a postgame locker room visit from Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, who gifted Golden State’s All-Star point guard from Charlotte with a football jersey sporting his No. 30. What a way to celebrate turning 27. He had a snazzy ...

Westbrook nets triple-double again in win

Mar 14, 2015

Westbrook nets triple-double again in win

After yet another triple-double, Russell Westbrook was nitpicking. The electric point guard collected his sixth triple-double in eight games and scored 15 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder pull away for a 113-99 victory over the Minnesota ...

Mar 14, 2015

GWU defeated in A-10 quarterfinals

The third-seeded University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team outplayed George Washington University in the second half en route to a 71-58 victory in the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament quarterfinals on Friday in New York. GWU freshman forward Yuta Watanabe had eight points and ...

Turkish Airlines promotes name with pro game

Mar 14, 2015

Turkish Airlines promotes name with pro game

by Ed Odeven

Turkish Airlines and the bj-league were both seeking to strengthen their business brands when they announced a two-year tie-up last September. The airline became the first title sponsor in the league’s 10-season history. This gave Turkish Airlines an opportunity to promote its name throughout ...

Mar 13, 2015

Watanabe helps GW beat Duquesne

Freshman forward Yuta Watanabe played an integral role in the George Washington University men’s basketball team’s 73-55 second-round victory over Duquesne in the 2015 Atlantic 10 Basketball Championship on Thursday in New York. Watanabe shared the team lead in points (12) with guards Patrick ...

Mar 13, 2015

Irving's 57 fires Cavs by Spurs

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving left his superstar teammate LeBron James in awe. His spectacular play overwhelmed the San Antonio Spurs. The guard collected a career-high and NBA season-high 57 points and his fadeaway 3 sent the emotional game into overtime where Cleveland rallied ...

CP3 fuels win over Thunder

Mar 12, 2015

CP3 fuels win over Thunder

The superstar point guard trying to lead a team without its high-scoring forward had his way Wednesday night. Only this time, it wasn’t Russell Westbrook. It was Chris Paul. Paul had 33 points and nine assists, J.J. Redick added 25 points and the Los ...