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  1. Gators hustle to fourth straight Sweet 16

    Mark Schlabach

    ORLANDO, Fla. - The last time Florida coach Billy Donovan reached college basketball's mountaintop, his roster was littered with future NBA draft picks. The Gators squads that won back-to-back national championships in 2006 and 2007 featured thre...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  2. FBS commissioners take first step in making College Football play...

    Mark Schlabach

    However bland the end result, naming the College Football Playoff was the easy part. Now come the more difficult questions in forming the game's four-team playoff.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  3. NCAA tournament: Vernon Macklin of Florida Gators finds fresh sta...

    Mark Schlabach

    Vernon Macklin is the only Florida Gator with an NCAA tournament win, but his came while he was at Georgetown. After finding a fresh start in Gainesville, he wants to return the favor.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  4. Butler's Gordon Hayward: NBA prospect or rapper?

    Mark Schlabach

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Butler forward Gordon Hayward has big-time game. So much so that Bulldogs coach Brad Stevens said he plans to meet with the sophomore and his family after the season to discuss his NBA potential. "We'll cross that bridge when ...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  5. Mark Schlabach: Florida Gators hope additions, experience pay off...

    Mark Schlabach

    Florida was on top of the world in 2006 and 2007 when it won consecutive national championships. Rebuilding certainly hasn't been easy for the Gators, but there's reason for optimism this season.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2009
  6. Mark Schlabach: Georgia Southern Eagles turn to old favorite Char...

    Mark Schlabach

    Georgia Southern hasn't been to the NCAA tourney in 17 years. The task of getting back there now lies with Charlton Young, a fan favorite from that 1992 team.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2009
  7. Robert Dozier of Memphis Tigers had SAT invalidated

    Mark Schlabach

    Former University of Memphis forward Robert Dozier's SAT score was invalidated by the company that scores the exam, and when he took the test a second time, he scored 540 fewer points, has learned through an open records request.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  8. Final Four: Ed Davis "definitely coming back"

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- North Carolina freshman Ed Davis, who scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds in Monday night's 89-72 rout of Michigan State in the NCAA national championship game at Ford Field, said he'll definitely return to school for his sophomore...

    Blog | Conversation | April 07, 2009
  9. North Carolina's Ed Davis returning for sophomore campaign

    Mark Schlabach

    North Carolina's Ed David said Monday that he'll return for his sophomore season.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2009
  10. Final Four: Magic is in the house

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- Former Michigan State and NBA legend Magic Johnson walked down the aisle toward his alma mater's bench, about the same time the Spartans were led on the court by a cheerleader running with an enormous MSU flag. Johnson will present the ga...

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2009
  11. Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel plans to meet with star forward Blake G...

    Mark Schlabach

    Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel knows his chances of keeping All-America forward Blake Griffin for another season are slim.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2009
  12. NCAA tournament: Day 2 wrap-up

    Mark Schlabach

    After 36 hours of mostly predictable results, the 2009 NCAA tournament had its cork popped with a half-dozen upsets Friday. The carnage was especially heavy in the Midwest Region, where the Nos. 4-7 seeds were upset by lesser seeds. No result was m...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  13. NCAA tournament: Day 2 observations

    Mark Schlabach

    A couple of observations from Friday night's early set of games in the NCAA tournament: 1. Arizona and USC were two of the last teams to make the NCAA's 65-team field, but you hardly knew it watching those teams play Friday night. Arizona, which wa...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  14. Charles Barkley outraged by Auburn Tigers' hiring of Gene Chizik

    Mark Schlabach

    Former Auburn and NBA star Charles Barkley ripped his alma mater on Monday, saying the only reason the Tigers did not hire Buffalo's Turner Gill as the school's new football coach is because Gill is black.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2008
  15. For some programs, recent Final Four was the last shining moment

    Mark Schlabach

    The Final Four is the ultimate high for many teams. But some big-name programs have been disappointments since their One Shining Moment, writes Mark Schlabach.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2008
  16. Hendrix too much for Mercer to duplicate USC upset

    Mark Schlabach

    Mercer was out to prove the shocking upset win over USC was no fluke. Unfortunately for the Bears, Alabama's Richard Hendrix got in the way of the feel-good story, writes Mark Schlabach.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2007