Howland Holds News Conference To Thank UCLA Players, StaffOusted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year's NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.
Smith's Double-Double Leads Butler To 68-56 WinAndrew 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.
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LL Cool J Returns To QueensRapper-actor LL Cool J was giving back to his Queens community, returning to his old neighborhood for his annual "Jump and Ball" tournament. The event features basketball and double dutch competitions as well as karate, dance and self-defense activities.