JaKarr Sampson scored a career-high 23 points and St. John’s pulled away from Butler in the second half for its sixth consecutive victory, 77-52, at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night.
Andrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
Can the Crimson go the NCAA Tournament for the second time in as many seasons? Absolutely. Can they finally win a game at Jadwin Gym? That’s to be determined.
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If the first two weeks of league play are any indication, the Musketeers will still have a major say in how the final Atlantic 10 standings turn out.
Was it really less than a year ago that an article came out crushing Ben Howland and the UCLA program? Boy how times have changed.
A road game at Saint Joseph’s is an arduous way to begin play in a new conference, but the Bulldogs will be far from intimidated.
Arizona will be good enough at some point this season to beat the best teams in the country — they’re just not ready yet to beat a team like Florida.
For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.
The biggest thing that stands out after watching one of Butler’s practices is the overall level of efficiency.
The Wildcats are now more than a basketball program — they’re about to border on being a potential dynasty in terms of recruiting.
One of our guests Friday morning got the royal treatment.
Brad Stevens is more than prepared for the questions regarding whether or not Rotnei Clarke will be Butler’s starting point guard for the upcoming season.
A former butler has been sentenced to 20 years for trying to extort millions from his boss during an elaborate hostage situation in April 2007.