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Games, a record, and ponderings

OOO, upsets:Virginia stunned #12 Maryland, 60-57.Louisville beat #17 West Virginia - a team that seems in a slump lately.#25 St. John's took out #16 Georgetown, 75-71 in OT.Arizona beat Arizona State for the first time since 2005.It's fun having so…

Southern Section playoffs, round 1

Just announced, the pairings and schedules. Here are the top two divisions:SOUTHERN SECTION GIRLS BASKETBALLDIVISION 1AAFirst round, Thursday, 7 p.m.San Clemente at #1 Brea Olinda#15 Long Beach Jordan at Mira CostaGreat Oak at #9 Corona SantiagoKnight ...

Weekend wrap-ups

Every great team has an off-day, and for Stanford, that day was yesterday. They hung on to beat Washington, of all teams.Elsewhere in the Pac-10, Washington State beat Cal for the second time this season. How many thousands of years…

LA City Section playoff brackets announced

First round begins at 7 p.m. Friday:DIVISION I#16 Los Angeles (2nd in Southern, 10-7) @ #1 Narbonne (1st in Marine, 26-3) #9 King Drew (4th in Marine, 15-10) @ #8 Crenshaw (3rd in Coliseum, 17-9) #12 Gardena (5th in Marine,…

Just another basketball day

Strange case at Seattle University: senior Breanna Salley has been a member of the team, practicing diligently, while not being allowed to play.It seems that success was fleeting for Nebraska.The Texas Tech Raiders are trying to stay positive during a…

Playing catch up

Wow, this week felt like it was 15 days long.South Carolina beat Kentucky last night, 66-61. What?Also last evening, North Carolina State lost in quadruple overtime to Virginia. The most I've ever been through is three overtimes.....four makes me cring...

McDonald’s All-American teams announced!!!!!

BAM!!!!!2011 McDonald’s All American High School Basketball TeamGirls Alphabetical RosterEAST TEAMName Pos Hgt High School (Hometown) CollegeCierra Burdick F 6-2 Butler, NC (Matthews, NC) TennesseeBriyona Canty G 5-10 Trenton Catholic Academy, NJ (Ha...

‘Round the world

College games:Kansas got a lift tonight, upsetting #22 Iowa State. Jayhawk Carolyn Davis matched her career high of 31 points.Hard times for Oklahoma continue, as Texas A&M pounded them 92-71.Xavier senior Amber Harris scored her 2,000th point in her t...

Slow side Tuesday

In tonight's marquee matchup, #2 UConn rallied from behind to beat # 19 West Virginia, 57-51.Here's that Kentucky-Tennessee story we all expected. Because the game was a classic.In the meantime, Tennessee at Vanderbilt this Sunday is sold out.On the to...

Powerade Fab 50 rankings, week 10

This week's rankings came early. They're trying to give Northern California schools some play, since all the focus has been on "the big three" of Southern California. But those three are still on top. A few newcomers at the bottom,…

McDonald’s All-American teams to be narrowed down Thursday

The 2011 McDonald’s All American Games Final Team (24 girls and 24 boys) will be announced via an ESPNU selection show on Thursday, Feb. 10 at 4:30 p.m. CST, according to a spokeswoman for http://www.mcdonaldsallamerican.comThe list of nominees is long.

Big Monday, and polls

Tennessee just hung in there to beat Kentucky, 73-67, moments ago. UK was up 33-30 at the half and forced the Vols to bring out every weapon they have. No link yet, but they'll be talking about this one.#13 North…

Two VERY interesting items!

Bad blood between Louisiana Tech and Fresno State? It seems so, looking at this video taken of both teams going through the handshake line after the other night's game. And FSU Coach Adrian Wiggins telling LT Coach Teresa Weatherspoon to…

UCLA 74, USC 67

I gotta go to bed, so this will be brief.Nice turnout at Galen Center on the USC campus today for the rematch between the Trojans and UCLA. SC fans might have been dismayed, though, because there were more Bruin fans…

Devastations, predicaments, memories, JCs

Missouri players are devastated after their overtime loss to Kansas State last night.Cal isn't feeling too much better after ASU defeated them on a last-second bucket.This is interesting/women are so tough:Center Kali Bennett, who received treatment fo...

A monstrous performance, and a significant win

Leading the Montreat College Cavaliers of North Carolina over Virginia Intermont today was one of Los Angeles' finest, Mykiea Russell. The five-foot point guard had a career-high 37 points, which included 10 three-pointers. She also had 10 assists and ...

Mac Court merchandise – to wear or not to wear?

The yellow T-shirt was the one given free at the Oregon game Jan. 8 - the last in McArthur Court at UO. The green shirt was bought for me and has a picture of the old arena on it with…

For Allison Taka fans

I found her......she's a varsity assistant coach at Culver City High School this year.

As the basketball world turns

UCLA and USC's second and final showdown of the season is tomorrow at SC's Galen Center, and the 1 p.m. event is FREE. Can't beat that. The Daily Bruin is calling for its team to bring their shutdown defense in…

Nike Extravaganza results

There were five games held at Mater Dei High School yesterday as part of the annual Nike Extravaganza.Mater Dei vs. La Jolla Country DayThe headline games involved the #1 and #3 teams in the nation, Brea Olinda and Mater Dei,…

Pro items

Diana Taurasi took and passed a polygraph test, in which she maintained she never took performance-enhancing drugs.The Indiana Fever have re-signed Jessica Davenport to a multi-year contact, and they signed Shyra Ely.Five questions with new LA Spark Lo...

Sparks sign Loree Moore

More home cookin', and a reunion, too:Los Angeles Sparks Sign Free Agent Point Guard Loree MooreFormer New York Liberty Starter Returns Home and Reunites with High School Teammate Ebony HoffmanLOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Sparks continue to make mov...

Collegiately speaking

Seven players have been added to the Wade Trophy watch list:Keisha Hampton, DePaulAmy Jaeschke, NorthwesternKalisha Keane, Michigan StateJeanette Pohlen, StanfordLiz Repella, West VirginiaAngel Robinson, MarquetteRiquna Williams, MiamiJessica Breland c...

Powerade Fab 50 rankings, week 9

Some movement on the list, including the falling of Troy and the re-ranking of Edison:Rank School (City, State) Record Prev 1 Brea Olinda (Brea, Calif.) 20-0 1 2 Polytechnic (Long Beach, Calif. 19-2 2 3 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)…

Updated WNBA transactions

Things are movin':February 2The Indiana Fever signed Tangela SmithThe Seattle Storm re-signed Camille LittleThe Los Angeles Sparks signed Ebony Hoffman, Natasha Lacy, Ticha Penicheiro, LaToya Pringle and Noelle QuinnLooks like Sparks General Manager is...