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Illinois State blows 18-point lead, gets upset in NIT on last-second...

Illinois State's NIT performance won't quiet the crowd that thinks the Redbirds never belonged in the NCAA Tournament. The top-seeded Redbirds blew an 18-point lead...

Wacky mistake in crunch time allows Northwestern’s historic season to continue

SALT LAKE CITY -- At first, Bryant McIntosh was confused. Maybe Northwestern wasn't actually trailing by a point. Why else would Vanderbilt guard Matthew...

NCAA Tournament Podcast: Final Four picks, sleepers, which 1 seed has...

Newsday's Ari Kramer and I are back with our NCAA Tournament picks. We talked everything from who's going to make the Final Four to...

Villanova and Creighton set for first ever Big East Tournament meeting

Villanova 55, Seton Hall 53 NEW YORK -- Villanova hung on for a narrow 55-53 victory over Seton Hall in Friday's Big East semifinals in...

Illinois fires head coach John Groce

Illinois has fired coach John Groce, the school announced Saturday. After making a late-season push, Illinois lost its final two games, and with it a...

Big East Quarterfinals: Xavier, Seton Hall pull upsets while Nova cruises

BY SHANE DAVIES Xavier 62, Butler 57 NEW YORK -- In a game they desperately needed to win in order to sit comfortably on Selection Sunday,...

Vic Law throws down monstrous alley-oop during 31-0 Northwestern run

Rutgers hasn't had a three-game conference winning streak since the 2005-06 season, and that streak doesn't appear to be ending anytime soon. Northwestern reeled off...

DePaul falls on first day of Big East Tournament; St. John’s...

BY SHANE DAVIES NEW YORK -- The Big East Tournament tipped off on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden with two first-round games that offered varying...

Tre’Darius McCallum pulverizes the rim at Big East Tournament

It looks like Tre'Darius McCallum is amped to play in basketball's Mecca. In the first half of DePaul's Big East Tournament first round game Wednesday,...

Big East Tournament Preview: Expectations for DePaul, and a sleeper pick

BY SHANE DAVIES The 35th annual Big East Tournament tips off Thursday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City and will continue through...