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Tough times at MTSU

Mechelle Voepel describes a team going through some achingly tough times since the Wednesday night murder of teammate Tina Stewart.The alleged killer is claiming self-defense.Many miles away, Yakima Valley Community College basketball players are going...

All the tournament action you could ever want

Hoopfeed has conveniently listed all the NCAA Division I tourneys here, and provides a link to each tournament site.The first upset of the day belonged to Georgia Tech, which rallied from behind to beat Maryland in the quarterfinals of the…

UCLA 60, Washington 42

Kind of a slow game.Pictures are HERE.It's humorous that the UCLA website uses the term "destroyed" to describe what the Bruins did to the Huskies.Everybody got in for UCLA.The funniest moment of the game was very late in the second…

Middle Tennesee team decides to play in tourney

Head Coach Rick Insell On deciding to play:That decision was left up to the players. Chris Massaro, Dr. McPhee and I had nothing to do with it.Middle Tennessee Guard Anne-Marie LanningTina would want us to go out there and play.…

Junior colleges ready to hit that national title trail

Here are the final rankings before teams head into their regional playoffs this weekend.First-ranked Pensacola State won their opening round last night, beating Daytona State 66-61.#3 Trinity Valley begins tournament play tomorrow.

Drey Mingo update; tournaments

Bless her heart - Drey Mingo of Purdue, who was sidelined in November with bacterial meningitis, has lost much of her hearing. Basketball has become even more of a blessing than before.Oklahoma is coming together in time for the Big…

ESPN3.com to broadcast several state high school championship and semifinal games

I hope this is the wave of the future:Friday, March 4Illinois 3A semifinal: Springfield (Springfield, Ill.) vs. Montini Catholic (Lombard, Ill.), 1 p.m.Illinois 3A semifinal: Country Club Hills (Hillcrest, Ill.) vs. Marshall (Chicago, Ill.), 3:15 p.m.I...

NCAA regular season winds down, in preparation for March Madness

Tonight's upset: Kansas State over #5 Texas A&M, 71-67. Brittany Chambers lead the Wildcats with 35 points.Baylor beat Missouri to take the Big 12 title again. Coincidence that they've won since Brittney Griner got there? Naw.The Atlantic 10 announced ...

Middle Tennessee State junior guard Tina Stewart found stabbed to death

Incomprehensible tragedy: the junior from Memphis was found dead in her Murfreesboro apartment a few hours ago:MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Middle Tennessee basketball player Tina Steward was stabbed to death at her apartment close to campus and police have ...

Morgan Wootten "Player of the Year" nominees named

From McDonald's All-American central, edited to include only the female nominees:McDONALD’S® ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR MORGAN WOOTTEN ‘PLAYER OF THE YEAR’ AWARDFour Boys and Four Girls from the 2011 McDonald’s All American Teams Named Finalists ...

Brea Olinda and Mater Dei to face off Friday night

It's #1 vs. #2 in Anaheim Friday night in the CIF 1AA final.Semifinal recap from last night:With star post Justine Hartman nursing a hyperextended knee, junior Jeanier Olukeme scored nine of her game-high 15 points during the third quarter of…

More all-conference awards

The Southeastern Conference released its all-conference list today, and what a sweep for Tennessee. Pat Summitt won coach of the year, Shekinna Stricklen is player of the year, and Meighan Simmons took freshman of the year. It's the first time…

Powerade Fab 50 – week 13

Many top teams are peaking just in time for the playoffs, like Mater Dei of Southern California and Princess Anne of Virginia. And no surprise when the teams feature top recruits Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Elizabeth Williams, respectively. Here's this ...

Southern Section championship schedule

Halfway down this page:SOUTHERN SECTION BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPSWednesday, at Anaheim Convention CenterGirls' Division 6A: #1 Rolling Hills Prep vs. #2 Redlands Adventist, 3 p.m.Girls' Division 4AA: #1 Windward vs. #2 Bishop Montgomery, 4:45 p.m.Girls'...

Brackets and award time

The Big Ten basketball bracket was announced yesterday. The tournament is this weekend in Indianapolis.The Big East's bracket has also been set, and they play this weekend too.In the meantime, the Big Ten has named its top players of the…

California Southern Section semifinal results; Washington state finals

Last night's Southern Section results:DIVISION 1ASemifinals, SaturdayEdison 74, Rancho Cucamonga 63Troy 62, Woodbridge 32DIVISION 2AASemifinals, SaturdayRialto 59, Inglewood 56Buena 60, Canyon Country Canyon 53DIVISION 2ASemifinals, SaturdayHarvard-Wes...

Regular season winding down

Stanford beat Oregon last night to claim the Pac-10 title.The 20th conference title is only the beginning for the Cardinal.Also last night, Rutgers ralled to beat #19 West Virginia.Tennessee's Angie Bjorklund begins to say goodbye. Awwww......Duh: Bayl...

LA City Section finals decided

Most of my favorite LA City Section teams lost last night, and I'm bummed:CITY GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFSDIVISION ISemifinals, FridayNarbonne 76, Washington 48Carson 65, Fairfax 52Championship, Mar. 5, 11 a.m. at Galen Center (USC)#1 Narbonne vs. #2 Car...

Another sell out

My kinda universe: the North Carolina/Duke game tomorrow is sold the heck out.Missouri reflects on Colorado's departure for the Pac-10.....something that I still can't wrap my head around.Seimone Augustus is among the six elected to the LSU Athletic Ha...

Who is Pac-10 player and coach of the year?

Florida beat Vanderbilt in Nashville tonight for the first time since 2004.#21 Marist has extended their winning streak to 22 games.Look who's fighting now: Rutgers and the University of South Florida. USF's Porche Grant has been suspended for two game...

Southern Section, LA City Section semifinal games schedule

Saturday's California Southern Section semifinals schedule, for all six divisions is here.LA City Section Wednesday scores and semifinal pairings for tomorrow night are here.

Another big news night

Whoa: Ohio State edged #10 Michigan State 54-53. The Spartans didn't get to celebrate their Big Ten title until later, when they found out that Penn State lost to Purdue.__________When North Carolina messes up, they continue to slide. Latest evidence:…

Capital One Academic All-America Teams

Several colleges dropped news releases today about their athletes being named to the Capital One Academic All-America Team (name is trademarked). That's why UConn's Maya Moore got so much press.But the list of winners was released THREE weeks ago. Why…

Fun stuff, tough stuff

Louisville upset #7 DePaul.Oklahoma Coach Sherri Coale's office.Vanderbilt freshman center Kayci Ferriss has withdrawn from the university. How curious.Swin Cash talks about her recent tough times.Maryland learns that little things add up.Mark Lewis ta...

Long Beach Poly upset!

In what is easily the stunner of the year, Long Beach Poly lost in the Southern California 1AA quarterfinals tonight to Santa Monica, 57-56.The Jackrabbits won the state title three consecutive years from 2007-2009, and were runners-up last year. They…