College Sports Archive

  • UT Martin extends women's coach McMillan

    After leading UT Martin to a fourth straight NCAA women's basketball tournament appearance, Kevin McMillan has signed a six-year contract extension to remain the Skyhawks' coach.

    Apr 1 3:29 PM ET

  • TCU hires Pebley as women's hoops coach

    TCU has hired Raegan Pebley from Fresno State as its new women's basketball coach.

    Apr 1 3:10 PM ET | By Richard Durrett

  • Ogwumike, Stewart on AP All-America team

    Chiney Ogwumike of Stanford, Breanna Stewart of UConn and Odyssey Sims of Baylor are unanimous choices for The Associated Press women's basketball All-America team.

    Apr 1 1:12 PM ET

  • NCAA softball notebook: South Alabama's local heroes

    Hays: South Alabama's local heroes

    Pitchers Farish Beard and Hannah Campbell stayed close to home to help South Alabama build its program, and now the Jaguars win no matter where they go.

    Apr 1 11:52 AM ET | By Graham Hays

  • Voepel: Perfect teams UConn, Notre Dame punch tickets

    After weeks of anticipation, UConn and Notre Dame each won Monday to advance to the Final Four, putting two perfect teams in Nashville.

    Mar 31 | By Mechelle Voepel

  • Hays: Loyd leads Notre Dame to Nashville

    With Notre Dame's senior stars in foul trouble, sophomore Jewell Loyd stepped squarely into the spotlight she has auditioned for all season with 30 points. But as the Irish prepare for a fourth consecutive Final Four, they also await MRI results on Natalie Achonwa's knee.

    Mar 31 | By Graham Hays

  • Irish's Achonwa set for MRI on injured knee

    Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw says senior center Natalie Achonwa will have an MRI on Tuesday after injuring her left knee in the Fighting Irish's 88-69 win over Baylor on Monday night.

    Apr 1 12:55 AM ET

  • Smith: It's Stanford experience vs. UNC youth

    Stanford's veterans have been to the Final Four and know what it takes to get there, while North Carolina's young players see the regional final as "just another game," albeit one they intend to win.

    Apr 1 12:23 AM ET | By Michelle Smith

  • Hays: Notre Dame 88, Baylor 69

    Sophomore Jewell Loyd scored 30 points as Notre Dame beat Baylor in a game riddled with fouls to advance to the Irish's fourth straight Final Four.

    Mar 31 | By Graham Hays

  • UNC's DeShields (ankle) a game-time call

    North Carolina freshman Diamond DeShields said she will have to be strapped to a chair to be kept from playing in Tuesday night's regional final against second-seeded Stanford at Maples Pavilion.

    Mar 31 6:52 PM ET | By Michelle Smith

  • espnW's Elite Eight picks

    Before the regional finals tip off Monday, we predict which teams will reach Nashville and the Final Four.

    Mar 30

  • Top-seeded Minnesota reaches Frozen Four

    Justin Kloos scored twice and Adam Wilcox made 24 saves shots top help top-seeded Minnesota beat St. Cloud State 4-0 on Sunday in the NCAA West Regional final.

    Mar 31 12:44 AM ET

  • Smith: While UNC battles, Stanford breezes

    The Cardinal coasted to their ninth Elite Eight in 11 years against Penn State, while North Carolina ground out an upset over top-seed South Carolina.

    Mar 30 11:00 PM ET | By Michelle Smith

  • BC into Frozen Four after edging by Lowell

    Ian McCoshen scored with 8:44 left and top-seeded Boston College beat UMass-Lowell 4-3 on Sunday in the NCAA Northeast Regional final to reach the Frozen Four for the 11th time in 17 years.

    Mar 31 12:13 AM ET

  • Arkansas hires Dykes as women's hoops coach

    Arkansas has hired Jimmy Dykes as it's new women's basketball coach.

    Mar 30 11:14 PM ET

  • Smith: UNC 65, South Carolina 58

    North Carolina became the second No. 4 seed to topple a top seed Sunday, beating South Carolina for the second time this season to reach the Elite Eight.

    Mar 30 | By Michelle Smith

  • Hays: Thomas, Schimmel shine, but get plenty of help

    It's not that Alyssa Thomas and Shoni Schimmel can't do it all on their own. But on Sunday, with the help of teammates such as Maryland's Lauren Mincy and Louisville's Tia Gibbs and Asia Taylor, the senior stars didn't have to.

    Mar 30 | By Graham Hays

  • Smith: Stanford 82, Penn State 57

    Chiney Ogwumike scored 29 points and Stanford held Penn State star Maggie Lucas scoreless for nearly the final 30 minutes of Sunday's game to advance to the Elite Eight.

    Mar 30 | By Michelle Smith

  • Hays: Louisville 73, LSU 47

    Shoni Schimmel and Louisville were the superior team from the start, hitting 12 3-pointers and outlasting LSU's Danielle Ballard to reach the regional finals.

    Mar 30 | By Graham Hays

  • UND tops Ferris St. in 2OT to reach Frozen Four

    Sophomore goalie Zane Gothberg repeatedly saved North Dakota in the third period and the first overtime. He didn't have to wait long or do much in the second overtime before he could finally celebrate.

    Mar 30 4:05 PM ET

  • Hays: Maryland 73, Tennessee 62

    Maryland got a career-high 33 points from senior All-American Alyssa Thomas and a strong performance from its bench to topple No. 1 seed Tennessee.

    Mar 30 | By Graham Hays

  • BC, Lowell, Minn., St. Cloud advance

    Having coached Boston College's Johnny Gaudreau in junior hockey, Denver coach Jim Montgomery knew what the Pioneers might be in for against the top-seeded Eagles.

    Mar 30 3:03 AM ET

  • Cal rallies to win NCAA men's swimming title

    California coach David Durden was confident his team would end up on top Saturday night, even though the Golden Bears trailed going into the last day of the NCAA men's swimming championships.

    Mar 30 2:46 AM ET

  • Union tops Providence to reach Frozen Four

    Max Novak had a goal and an assist and top-seeded Union beat Providence 3-1 on Saturday to win the NCAA East Region championship and advance to the Frozen Four for the second time in three years.

    Mar 29 7:01 PM ET

  • UND, Union, Friars, Ferris survive and advance

    Mark MacMillan broke a tie with 1:44 to go, and North Dakota added a pair of open-net goals in the final minute Friday night, pulling away to a 5-2 victory over top-seeded Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament's Midwest Regional semifinals.

    Mar 29 10:00 AM ET