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  1. Don't look now, but Stanford is surging

    Mitch Sherman

    Through five years of basketball under Johnny Dawkins, Stanford went unnoticed on the sport's biggest stage, failing to qualify for the NCAA tournament after a Sweet 16 appearance in the season before the coach's arrival. You could argue it's been...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  2. Kentucky comes of age against Shockers

    Mitch Sherman

    ST. LOUIS -- It couldn't really happen. The billing for Kentucky and Wichita State on Sunday called for a battle of talent versus experience, potential versus accomplishment, the perennial front-runner that underachieved versus the underdog on a ...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  3. Five things: UK dispatches WSU in classic

    Mitch Sherman

    ST. LOUIS -- No. 8 seed Kentucky ended the magical run of No. 1 seed Wichita State with a 78-76 victory in the NCAA tournament round of 32 on Sunday as Fred VanVleet's 3-pointer at the buzzer bounced away. Andrew and Aaron Harrison combined for 39...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  4. Five things: Stanford stuns Kansas

    Mitch Sherman

    ST. LOUIS -- Stanford upset Kansas 60-57 in the NCAA tournament on Sunday at the Scottrade Center, punching a ticket to the Sweet 16 for the Cardinal behind a stifling defensive effort. Stanford's size and deliberate play frustrated second-seeded ...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  5. Wildcats, Shockers experience role reversal

    Mitch Sherman

    ST. LOUIS -- Wichita State backcourt mates Ron Baker and Tekele Cotton pondered the question together with forward Darius Carter. As young fans of college basketball, what did you think of Kentucky? Baker often watched the Wildcats, he said. Hi...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  6. Unlikely freshman helps rescue KU

    Mitch Sherman

    ST. LOUIS -- There he sat on Friday, a 7-foot specimen -- taller in shoes -- on the bench, dressed in that familiar blue warm-up. The breakout star of this Kansas basketball season, freshman Joel Embiid didn't play in Kansas' tough test of an NCAA...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  7. Shock the world? Calipari preaches focus

    Mitch Sherman

    ST. LOUIS -- Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky's sophomore forward, said it. Apparently, it's a good thing UK coach John Calipari wasn't in the room to hear. "There's a lot of people that don't think we can make a run at it," Cauley-Stein said. "A...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  8. Energized Nebraska dances past Badgers

    Mitch Sherman

    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Ndamukong Suh sat courtside and shot T-shirts into the crowd, because, hey, this is Nebraska, and there's never a break from football. But rarely has the cash cow appeared so secondary as on Sunday, when the upstart basketball te...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  9. McDermott, Creighton making history

    Mitch Sherman

    OMAHA, Neb. -- By the final five minutes on Sunday, Villanova reached its breaking point. The sixth-ranked Wildcats were beaten. Thoroughly. They began to leave holes in the center of the lane for Creighton's small guards to reach the rim. Vi...

    Blog | February 16, 2014
  10. NCAA suspends rule change on unlimited text messages to recruits

    Mitch Sherman

    The NCAA Division I Board of Directors has suspended rule changes passed in January that would have allowed unlimited electronic communication -- including text messaging -- from college coaches to football recruits.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  11. Proposed rule eliminating limits on recruiting calls, texts to be...

    Mitch Sherman

    The collegiate governing body received the necessary 75 override votes from Division I membership on proposal 13-3 by the Wednesday deadline, mandating a review by the Division I board of directors at its May 2 meeting.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013
  12. Shabazz Muhammad continues to improve and consider all his option...

    Mitch Sherman

    Shabazz Muhammad, No. 1 overall, continues to improve and consider all his options.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011