Posts Tagged Men’s college basketball

Big Ten shines bright with Final Four in own backyard

Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker, right, celebrates with teammates after beating Arizona 85-78 in a college basketball regional final in the NCAA Tournament, Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. Wisconsin will play in the Final Four in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — After Michigan State clinched a spot in the Final Four last weekend, Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker wrote something on Twitter that packed as much of a punch as one of his dunks.

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Are Houston Regional shooting woes due to stadium?

In this multiple exposure photo, UCLA's Thomas Welsh shoots a free throw during a practice session for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Houston. UCLA plays Gonzaga on Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

HOUSTON (AP) — The South Regional of the NCAA Tournament is the only one being played in a football stadium.

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For Jim Larranaga, NIT semifinal trip is a homecoming

In this Feb. 18, 2015, file photo, Miami coach Jim Larranaga, center, talks to players during an NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Tech in Coral Gables, Fla. Miami plays Temple in the NIT semifinals Tuesday, March 31. "When I got to college and played in Madison Square Garden it was always a very special thrill," Larranaga said. "Then as an assistant coach at Virginia we won the NIT my first year as an assistant. To take your team to New York and have your players experience that is very different than any other venue you'll ever play in."(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — One of Miami coach Jim Larranaga’s earliest basketball memories in basketball goes back to when he was 9 or 10 years old, watching his older brother play for St. John’s at Madison Square Garden.

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Billings among 4 cities vying for Big Sky basketball tourney

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The City of Billings and Rimrock Auto Arena will be doing their best to convince representatives of the Big Sky Conference that Billings would make a great permanent host for the league’s men’s basketball tournament.

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