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  1. College basketball -- How Fred Hoiberg has turned Iowa State into...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg explains how former NBA player and hometown hero Fred Hoiberg has found success as the head coach of Iowa State.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  2. Napier plays hero again for Huskies

    Dana O'Neil

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- He started on the left side of the court, right in front of his own bench, and then dribbled toward the hoop, dragging his recently Biofreeze-soothed shin with him. One step, another and then Shabazz Napier scored on a scooped cir...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  3. Sanford's heroics cause OSU heartbreak

    Dana O'Neil

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Beneath the pile of humanity, under the sea of astonished smiles and celebratory hugs, somewhere flat on his back was Vee Sanford, victim of the scrum and hero of the game. It is March, and this is what March is: a 15-man pileup ...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  4. 2014 NCAA tournament: Dayton Flyers get in-state bragging rights ...

    Dick Vitale

    Dayton's upset win over Ohio State gives the Flyers in-state bragging rights.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
  5. Keys to success for Hoiberg, Iowa State

    Seth Greenberg

    Fred Hoiberg's transition from the NBA back to his alma mater has been seamless. The former Iowa State Cyclones legend and hometown hero (he is to Ames what Larry Bird is to Indiana) has the team once again positioned to be a tough out in the NCAA to...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  6. Sibert, Dayton beat IPFW on buzzer-beater 81-80

    Sibert, Dayton beat IPFW on buzzer-beater 81-80

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  7. Louisville Cardinals celebrate national title

    They haven't stopped partying in Louisville.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  8. 2013 NCAA tournament - Unsung heroes to watch at Final Four in At...

    Dick Vitale

    Each of the four teams in Atlanta have needed some unexpected performances to get to the Final Four, and look for these four players to keep up their surprising play this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  9. Ross comes through for Buckeyes staff

    LOS ANGELES -- On Thursday night, LaQuinton Ross finally felt like a hero. The sophomore hit the biggest shot in the biggest game of his life. His 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds to play -- a few feet behind the line -- sealed Ohio State's 73-70 victor...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  10. LaQuinton Ross' late 3-pointer pushes Ohio State past Arizona

    LaQuinton Ross hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 seconds to play, and Ohio State advanced to the brink of its second straight Final Four appearance with a 73-70 victory over Arizona on Thursday night in the West Regional semifinals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  11. 2013 NCAA tournament - LaQuinton Ross gets his chance to be a her...

    Myron Medcalf

    LaQuinton Ross, a highly touted player who started slowly at Ohio State, made the most of his chance to be a hero on Thursday. His 3-pointer beat Arizona and put the Buckeyes in the Elite Eight.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  12. NBA - Why NCAA tournament heroes don't often succeed in the NBA

    Neil Paine

    Neil Paine shows how being a hero in the NCAA tournament often doesn't equate to success at the NBA level.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  13. Arceneaux leads revitalized Wright State

    Myron Medcalf

    Reggie Arceneaux searches for a man who may not exist. The Wright State sophomore point guard seeks the hero who guided his stranded family to a bus as they, like thousands of families in New Orleans, fled Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Arceneaux shu...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  14. Alex Barlow helps Butler upset No. 1 Indiana at the Crossroads Cl...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Alex Barlow came up big for Butler, as the Bulldogs knocked off No. 1 Indiana in the Crossroads Classic.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2012
  15. Utah State Aggies do all the right things after Danny Berger coll...

    Andy Katz

    If you want to know a real hero in athletics, his name is Mike Williams. He's Utah State's athletic trainer, and he saved the life of Aggies player Danny Berger on Tuesday. If you want to know someone who has his priorities straight, his name is Scot...

    Blog | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  16. Nevada 84, UC Davis 83

    Nevada 84, UC Davis 83

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 28, 2012