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Stanford Hires Duke's Dawkins as Coach

Longtime Blue Devils assistant takes over after Johnson leaves

(Newser) - Johnny Dawkins, a longtime assistant coach at Duke, has been hired as Stanford's new men's basketball coach. Dawkins replaces Pac-10 Coach of the Year Trent Johnson, who left for LSU earlier this month, two people close to the situation said today. Both people requested anonymity because Stanford had not made... More »

Memphis Sails Over UCLA

Tigers take control in the second half to advance to title game

(Newser) - Thanks to Joey Dorsey’s domination of the boards and of UCLA’s Kevin Love, Memphis is headed to the NCAA championship game for the first time since 1973, reports the Commercial Appeal. Dorsey had 15 rebounds and held Love to 12 points and nine rebounds as the Tigers beat... More »

UCLA Rumbles Into Final Four

Bruins return for the third straight year

(Newser) - UCLA is back in the Final Four for the third straight year. In Thursday's win over Western Kentucky, Bruins fans chanted "Keeeeeff" as James Keefe led the charge. Today, they were back to "Loooooc" as Luc Richard Mbah a Moute shook off a bad ankle to help spark... More »

Size Doesn't Matter As Texas Beats Stanford

Longhorns overcome Cardinal's twin towers, advance to South final

(Newser) - D.J. Augustin had 21 points, seven assists and triggered a 20-3 second half run as Texas broke open a one-point game and defeated third-seeded Stanford, 82-62. Augustin scored eight points during that stretch and fed Damion James on a big-time dunk that brought a roar from the partisan crowd.... More »

UCLA Escapes Aggies' Upset Bid

After trailing for the duration, saved by Darren Collison's clutch play

(Newser) - It wasn't pretty, but top-seed UCLA survived the second round, reports the LA Times. Despite shooting 39 percent from the field and trailing by as many as ten in the second half, the Bruins nonetheless avoided an upset, edging out the Texas A&M 53-49. Darren Collison was the hero,... More »

Appel, Stanford Cruise Against Cleveland State

OK State tops ETSU, Marist roars past DePaul

(Newser) - Jayne Appel posted a career-best 33 points, 29 in the first half, as the Stanford Cardinal crushed first-timers Cleveland State last night, 85-47. Kaley Klein posted 16 points for 15th seeded Cleveland State, who won a mere eight games last year, the AP reports. Stanford will take on either UTEP... More »

Stanford Survives Marquette, Coach's Ejection in OT Victory

As Brook Lopez saves the day with last second shot

(Newser) - Stanford's coach Trent Johnson has a lot to thank Brook Lopez for, the AP reports. With Johnson ejected for after consecutive technical fouls in the first half, Lopez took the reins on the court, bruising Marquette's hopes to the tune of 30 points, including the game-winning shot with 1.3... More »

Walker, Cal Prove Too Much for San Diego

Winn 3-pointer helps PIttsburgh put away Wyoming

(Newser) - Ashley Walker led third-seeded California to its first NCAA women's tournament win in 15 years today as the Golden Bears downed San Diego, 77-60, reports the Associated Press. Walker dominated the inside with 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Devanei Hampton also had 22 points. Cal (27-6) led by 20... More »

Mississippi State Bullies Oregon in Final Minutes

Bulldogs overcome 13-point second-half deficit to advance

(Newser) - It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win nonetheless for Mississippi State. Trailing Oregon for most of the game, the Bulldogs turned on the heat at just the right time, beating the Ducks 76-69  in their NCAA tournament first round game tonight, reports the AP. Charles Rhodes scored a... More »

UCLA Wins Laugher Over MVSU

Bruins cruise to 70-29 first-round romp

(Newser) - UCLA jumped out to a 16-2 lead on Mississippi Valley State last night and that was the fun part for the Delta Devils, reports the Los Angeles Times. Kevin Love led the top-seeded Bruins with 20 points as they cruised to a 70-29 win in the first round of the... More »

West Virginia Eliminates Arizona

Mountaineers hit 11 3-pointer to cruise past Wildcats

(Newser) - The NCAA Tournament selection committee gave Arizona its nation's-best 24th straight trip to the Big Dance. Last night, West Virginia made sure the Wildcats lost in the first round for the 10th time during that streak with a 75-65 win, reports the Associated Press. The seventh-seeded Mountaineers did much of... More »

Stanford Closes Book on Cornell

No. 3 proves greater than No. 14, if only in sports

(Newser) - Cornell entered today’s game against Stanford with a 16-game winning streak, and watching the first 10 minutes or so of the game would have led some to believe they could pull off No. 17, and a huge upset in the process. Then the Stanford Cardinal came alive, going on... More »

UCLA Slips by Stanford to Win Pac-10

Even without a healthy Love, Bruins complete sweep of Cardinal

(Newser) - With one key player on crutches and another on the sidelines, No. 3 UCLA knew its was going to need help from other places in the Pac-10 championship game against No. 11 Stanford today. Luckily for the Bruins, Darren Collison was more than happy to help out, reports the Los ... More »

UCLA Destroys Cal to Advance in Pac-10

Xavier finishes off Dayton; Ogilvy leads Vandy over Auburn

(Newser) - Foul trouble kept Kevin Love quiet in the first half, but early in the second fans heard him loud and clear. UCLA’s center hit three consecutive shots from beyond the arc to help the Bruins rout the California Golden Bears, 88-66, less than a week after a controversial finish... More »

Memphis Wins, Moves to C-USA Tourney Semis

WSU bests Oregon in Pac-10, BYU bombs CSU in Mountain West

(Newser) - Memphis continues their banner year with yet another win, this time crushing Tulane in the Conference USA tournament quarterfinals, 75-56. Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 17 points for the Tigers as they maintained their dominance of the Green Wave: Tulane hasn’t beaten Memphis since February 9, 2000. John Calipari’s team... More »

Olson Will Return to Arizona

Famed Wildcats coach's personal leave to end before next season

(Newser) - University of Arizona fans will have the man whose name is on their court back on the floor  as Lute Olson will return to coach Wildcats next season. The 73-year-old had been on personal leave since November; the young team he left behind as put up an 18-13 record in... More »

Love Leads Late Rally as UCLA Beats Cal

Kansas clinches tie for Big 12, Syracuse upsets Marquette

(Newser) - Kevin Love scored 22 points and Josh Shipp hit a shot from behind the backboard with 1.5 seconds left to lift No. 3 UCLA to an 81-80 Pac-10 win over Cal today, reports the Associated Press. The Bruins, who came from 11 down, trailed by four with 31 seconds... More »

No. 2 Memphis Roars Into Postseason Play

USC upsets No. 7 Stanford, No. 20 Drake reaches MVC final

(Newser) - No. 2 Memphis finished its Conference USA schedule with authority today with a 94-56 win over UAB, reports the Associated Press. Joey Dorsey led the way with 16 points and 12 rebounds as the Tigers won their fourth straight and finished 16-0 in conference. The Tigers led by 36 points... More »

UCLA Wins Pac-10 Title in OT

No. 3 Bruins storm from behind to shock No. 7 Stanford

(Newser) - No. 7 Stanford dominated most of regulation, but unfortunately for the Cardinal No. 3 UCLA took control in overtime for a 77-67 win last night, reports the Associated Press. The win clinches the Pac-10 title for the Bruins, who swept the second-place Cardinal in the season series, and puts UCLA... More »

Love Is All UCLA Needs Against 'Zona

Notre Dame beats DePaul; Louisville dominates Villanova

(Newser) - Kevin Love may be a freshman, but you’d never know it by the way he's played this year, and especially today: UCLA’s center led the Bruins with 24 points and 15 rebounds to defeat the Arizona Wildcats, 68-66. Arizona’s Jerryd Bayless made every effort in the final... More »

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