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  1. UCLA, Alford take big step in San Diego

    Myron Medcalf

    SAN DIEGO -- In the final minutes of UCLA's 77-60 win over Stephen F. Austin in the third round of the NCAA tournament, a woman in Viejas Arena began to chant Aubrey Williams' name. Then, other Bruins fans joined her. Steve Alford inserted Willia...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  2. Saturday's game-changing performances

    Myron Medcalf

    It was another eventful Saturday in the world of college basketball. These 10 players were responsible for some of the most significant performances of the day. Melvin Ejim (Iowa State) -- A few weeks ago, Fred Hoiberg identified the senior as...

    Blog | January 25, 2014
  3. Shots not falling for Ohio State

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- After No. 11 Ohio State lost 63-53 to an unranked Minnesota team on the road and suffered its first three-game losing streak since 2009, Thad Matta did what all confused men do. He stroked his chin. He shook his head. He rubb...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  4. Weekend Homework: Ohio State elite again

    Myron Medcalf

    Thad Matta assembles top-10 squads most years. The only thing missing from his pristine tenure at Ohio State, which faces Notre Dame on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York, is a national title. In 2013-14, like most seasons, that goal se...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  5. Chaz Williams remembers his father while playing for his daughter...

    Myron Medcalf

    UMass guard Chaz Williams lost his father, who taught him the game and fostered a love for the sport, at 9 years old. Now a dad himself, he plays to connect with his gone father and to provide for his daughter.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  6. Weekend Homework: Marquette needs a win

    Myron Medcalf

    The rivalry between Wisconsin and Marquette has been interesting over the last decade because both programs have been relevant on the national scene. There was a dark period for the Golden Eagles near the turn of the millennium (Marquette missed t...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  7. More bark than bite with key suspensions

    Myron Medcalf

    After cops found cocaine and marijuana in a car that Marshall Henderson was driving over the summer, Ole Miss fans feared the worst for the SEC star. Andy Kennedy had previously announced an indefinite suspension for the troubled standout who'd been ...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  8. Welcome to the year of the freshmen

    Myron Medcalf

    As practices begin to open in college basketball, the curtain lifts on perhaps the best -- and certainly one of the most talked about -- freshmen classes ever.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  9. Williams can end the Hairston chatter

    Myron Medcalf

    It's so easy to blame the media for magnifying controversy. It's a typical out for some powerbrokers. When their frustration grows, many vent and seek a scapegoat. On Wednesday, it happened again when Roy Williams expressed his frustration with...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  10. P.J. Hairston jeopardizing his career, life

    Myron Medcalf

    In high school, I flipped multiple times in my friend's SUV after a bunch of teenagers thought it would be a good idea to punch the gas on a slick Milwaukee road. We weren't wearing seatbelts, either. A few years later, I topped 100 mph with anot...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  11. P.J. Hairston of North Carolina Tar Heels arrested on drug charge...

    Myron Medcalf

    North Carolina standout P.J. Hairston, the Tar Heels' leading scorer last season, was arrested on Wednesday night and charged with marijuana possession, according to a report from ABC11 in Durham, N.C.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  12. Path to the Draft: No. 20 Syracuse

    Myron Medcalf

    In the weeks leading up to the June 27 NBA draft, we'll be taking a look at the 20 schools that have produced the best pros in the modern draft era (since 1989, when the draft went from seven to two rounds). Click here to read Eamonn Brennan's explan...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  13. Southerland's return key in Syracuse's rise

    Myron Medcalf

    ATLANTA -- On Friday, reporters surrounded James Southerland in Syracuse's locker room as they sought sound bites and quotes for the flood of pre-Final Four coverage from the Georgia Dome. Ten years after the program's most recent national champio...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  14. 2013 NCAA tournament - Breaking down the point guards at the Fina...

    Myron Medcalf

    Louisville's Peyton Siva, Wichita State's Malcolm Armstead, Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams and Michigan's Trey Burke bring a unique skill set to their teams and will take center stage in Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  15. Rapid Reax: Wichita State 70, Ohio State 66

    Myron Medcalf

    LOS ANGELES -- Quick reaction to Wichita State's 70-66 victory over Ohio State in the Elite Eight at Staples Center on Saturday night: Overview: Ohio State entered the game riding an 11-game winning streak. The second-seeded Buckeyes hadn'...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  16. OSU-Arizona: Buckeye options emerge

    Myron Medcalf

    LOS ANGELES -- In a news conference that preceded Thursday's matchup with Ohio State in the Sweet 16 at the Staples Center, Arizona seemed concerned but calm when responding to queries about a Buckeyes squad that's lost just one game since Valentine'...

    Blog | March 28, 2013