UConn routs Syracuse for fourth straight title

Apr 6, 2016

UConn routs Syracuse for fourth straight title

Peerless again. Perfect again. Connecticut senior Breanna Stewart capped off her brilliant career with a fourth straight national championship — a feat never accomplished before in Division I women’s basketball. “It was the perfect ending,” Stewart said. “We had a goal coming in as ...

North Carolina reaches title game

Apr 3, 2016

North Carolina reaches title game

This looked like an inside job all the way for North Carolina. Out of nowhere, Marcus Paige figured out how to hit from 3-point land and the Tar Heels found themselves one win away from the program’s sixth national title. Using layups, floaters and ...

Syracuse beats top-seeded Virginia

Mar 28, 2016

Syracuse beats top-seeded Virginia

Malachi Richardson and Syracuse scrapped and fought their way from the bubble to the Final Four. Richardson scored 21 of his 23 points in the second half, and Syracuse extended its improbable run with a 68-62 victory over top-seeded Virginia on Sunday. The Orange ...

Late bucket lifts Syracuse

Mar 26, 2016

Late bucket lifts Syracuse

Every part of it paid off for Syracuse. The Orange learned and persevered during a trying season. When Michael Gbinije and company got in trouble Friday night, they were ready. Gbinije made a go-ahead layup with 22 seconds left, and Syracuse advanced to its ...

NCAA suspends Boeheim

Mar 7, 2015

NCAA suspends Boeheim

The NCAA denounced one of the country’s most decorated basketball programs Friday, suspending Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine league games next year and outlining a decade-long series of violations that included improper benefits, academic misconduct and drug-policy failures. The governing body, saying the ...