INDIANAPOLIS - The shot by Jalen Suggs - perfect!The Gonzaga freshman banked in a shot at the buzzer from just inside the half-court logo on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) to lift the Zags to a 93-90 overtime win over UCLA ...
Apr 4, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - Johnny Juzang poured in 28 points while playing most of the second half on a hurt ankle, and UCLA survived a series of nail-biting misses by top-seeded Michigan in the closing seconds for a 51-49 victory Tuesday night ( ...
Mar 31, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - Gonzaga got on a roll and put on a show Tuesday night, moving to 30-0 on the season and cruising into the Final Four with an 85-66 beatdown of previously rolling Southern California.Drew Timme had 23 points and ...
Mar 31, 2021
NBA
GAINESVILLE, Florida - Florida point guard Tre Mann, the program's best one-on-one playmaker since Jason Williams more than two decades ago, is leaving school early and turning pro.Mann is expected to hire an agent and does not intend ...
Mar 25, 2021
THERE won't be any bubble setup for the NCAA this 96th season, although the collegiate league is still looking to stage basketball skills competitions.NCAA Management Committee (Mancom) chairman Fr. Vic Calvo of host Letran ruled out the possibility of ...
Mar 23, 2021
THE NCAA is pushing through with its 96th season amid virus concerns."Definitely, we'll push through," said NCAA Management Committee (Mancom) chairman Fr. Vic Calvo, OP of hosts Letran on Tuesday's Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum.Online events ...
Mar 23, 2021
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Juwan Howard won his first NCAA Tournament game since taking over at Michigan, guiding Mike Smith and the top-seeded Wolverines to an 82-66 victory over Texas Southern on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Smith scored 18 points and ...
Mar 21, 2021
ALLEN Hershkowitz won't use the word "safe" because there is no certainty in life sciences. But the 65-year-old Ph.D. with decades of environmental science experience says he would feel comfortable going to a socially distanced indoor sporting ...
Mar 17, 2021
IT'S the predictable rhythm of sports that draws us in.Not so much the results of the games themselves as the steady cadence of the seasons - the cutting down of nets and hoisting of trophies, the pregame hype and postgame deconstructions, ...
Mar 9, 2021
SALT LAKE CITY - Mikael Jantunen and Alfonso Plummer each scored 15 points, Timmy Allen had 13 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, and Utah cruised past Arizona State, 98-59, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Utah held Arizona State to just one ...
Mar 7, 2021
REMY Martin scored 23 points to lead Arizona State to a 75-73 victory over Oregon in NCAA Division I basketball action on Sunday in Tempe (Monday, Manila time).The Sun Devils took control early, building a double-digit lead, but allowed ...
Feb 15, 2021
ST. Benilde has lost a dear friend as Clement Leutcheu passed away on Saturday morning due to heart condition.He was 25.Standing at 6-foot-7, the Cameroonian center provided ceiling for the Blazers for the better part of the last ...
Feb 6, 2021
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Pilots have parted ways with basketball coach Terry Porter.Assistant Ben Johnson will serve as interim coach for the rest of this season, the team announced on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).Porter, known for his 17-year NBA ...
Feb 6, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA is giving Indiana an exclusive ticket to showcase March Madness and the basketball-crazed state can't wait to take center stage this spring.The NCAA announced on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that its showcase event - the Division ...
Jan 5, 2021
THE NCAA's Division I Council has granted blanket waivers for all athletes to play immediately.The NCAA's announcement Wednesday includes all Division I sports, but is contingent on certain criteria.Transfers previously were required to sit out a ...
Dec 17, 2020
NBA
MIAMI - There were plenty of NBA scouts and executives in the stands to watch Memphis and Oregon on Nov. 12, 2019. It was no secret why; they all wanted to see Memphis' James Wiseman, the 7-foot-1 center who was already ...
Nov 17, 2020
INDIANAPOLIS - With the coronavirus pandemic already forcing changes for college basketball, a bubble may be brewing in Indianapolis.Indiana Sports Corp. released a 16-page proposal on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that calls for turning the city convention center's exhibition ...
Sep 19, 2020
THE NCAA men's and women's basketball season will begin Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving.The Division I Council voted on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) to push the start date back from the originally scheduled Nov. 10 as ...
Sep 17, 2020
NBA
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Memphis Grizzlies on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) hired Sonia Raman as an assistant coach. She replaces Niele Ivey, who was hired by Notre Dame in April.Raman spent the past 12 seasons as women's basketball coach at the ...
Sep 12, 2020
THE NBA bubble has held. So has the NHL's double bubble. The WNBA and MLS, no leaks.In this unprecedented landscape of sports in a pandemic world, one indisputable fact has emerged: bubbles work.Thousands of tests, minimal to no ...
Sep 8, 2020
By BOBBY BANCROFTWASHINGTON - Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing said Friday he will try to carry on the legacy of his former coach and lifelong mentor John Thompson, who died Sunday at age 78.Ewing, who won the 1984 national championship at Georgetown as ...
Sep 5, 2020
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