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Brodeur scores 19 to carry Penn over Temple 66-59

January 25, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur had 19 points as Penn topped Temple 66-59 on Saturday.Jordan Dingle had 15 points for Penn (8-7). Devon Goodman added 12 points. Ryan Betley had 11 points and a career-high 14 rebounds.Both teams set season lows for points...

No. 3 UConn routs East Carolina 98-42 for another AAC win

By RONNIE WOODWARD | January 25, 2020

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The key for No. 3 UConn to get open shots for Christyn Williams, Anna Makurat and others was defensive stops.Sandwiched between a big win against Tennessee on Thursday and hosting the U.S. women’s national team on Monday was...

The Rant: March Madness channel changes are garbage

March 2, 2011

March is upon us. The greatest month in the history of months; It is a time when a jump shot can make a man into a legend. There is no better spectacle in all of sports than March Madness. Even the biggest college hoops fans, who claim that every month...

The Rant: A new year kicks off for college basketball

By Chris Dertz | November 10, 2010

Sniff it. Can you smell it? College basketball is back, and before everyone throws in all the "it doesn't matter until March" nonsense, let me give you one reason that it's absolutely imperative to pay attention all season. The national champion is likely...

Possible loss of July recruiting a bad idea

By Chris Dertz | October 26, 2010

Well, the Mayans had it right. The world, as well as college basketball coaches everywhere, has just received its first sign of confirmation that the world will in fact end in 2012.And this sign came gift-wrapped by the Conference Commissioners Association...