Northern Iowa Panthers (Basketball)
Mar 22, 2010 20:01 EDT
Michigan State's star guard Kalin Lucas out 4 to 6 months with ruptured left Achilles' tendon. Michigan State star Kalin Lucas will miss the rest of the NCAA tournament after an MRI has confirmed he ruptured his left Achilles' tendon.
Mar 22, 2010 17:19 EDT
N Iowa has been built into mid-major power long before signature win over top-seeded Jayhawks. Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson is fine with the fact that the Panthers have become one of the feel-good stories of the NCAA tournament.
Mar 22, 2010 03:54 EDT
Madness: Mid-majors, other underdogs help turn NCAA tournament upside down. Not so long ago, having Butler and Xavier among the last 16 teams in the NCAA tournament would have spawned feel-good stories about the plucky mid-major conferences and the wonderful hoops democracy that is March Madness.
Mar 21, 2010 22:13 EDT
Not this time Northern Iowa: No. 1 seed Nebraska throttles UNI 83-44 in women's tourney. After watching Northern Iowa shock top-seeded Kansas in the men's tournament on Saturday night, Nebraska women's coach Connie Yori turned to her husband and said, "I hope it's not UNI's year."
Mar 21, 2010 22:04 EDT
JACKSONVILLE, Florida (Reuters) - Korie Lucious made a three-point shot at the buzzer to lift Michigan State past Maryland 85-83 in the NCAA's collegiate basketball tournament second round Sunday.
Mar 21, 2010 19:48 EDT
NCAA: Purdue beats Texas A&M 63-61 in OT; Crawford scores 27 points as Xavier beats Pittsburgh. The Boilermakers have a message for President Barack Obama and everybody else: They're more than just one player.
Mar 21, 2010 19:32 EDT
Madness: Underdogs bust the brackets, move within two wins of Final Four. Brackets across the country are obliterated. Underdogs, meanwhile, keep moving on.
Mar 21, 2010 18:26 EDT
Korie Lucious' buzzer-beater lifts Michigan State over Maryland 85-83; Kalin Lucas injured. Korie Lucious hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to cap a frenetic finish and give injury-depleted Michigan State an 85-83 victory over Maryland on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Mar 21, 2010 17:40 EDT
At Northern Iowa, this Ali is the greatest; Farokhmanesh leads Panthers to regional semis. All Ali Farokhmanesh wanted coming out of high school was the chance to play Division I ball.
Mar 21, 2010 10:53 EDT
Collins and Aldrich go out with disappointing loss after returning to Kansas for 1 more year. Standing outside the locker room, Cole Aldrich hugged anyone he could find, trying to console his dejected teammates.
Mar 21, 2010 07:29 EDT
Bracket buster: Northern Iowa pulls off NCAA's biggest upset, stunning No. 1 seed Kansas 69-67. Leading by one against the colossus of the bracket, Ali Farokhmanesh stood at the 3-point line, no one around. The prudent play? Pull it out, burn some clock.
Mar 19, 2010 20:00 EDT
For the sports bettor who has everything ... or at least for those who want options beyond wagering before a game starts .... The year-old M Resort sports book not only looks different from almost all of its competitors in Southern Nevada, it sounds different.
Mar 19, 2010 19:03 EDT
Top seed Kansas survives 1 mid-major, faces potentially more dangerous one in Northern Iowa. The defining characteristic of Kansas' 2008 national championship team was its killer instinct, the joy it took in stepping on an opponent and never letting it up. Those Jayhawks were hope crushers.
Mar 19, 2010 00:28 EDT
Farokhmanesh's late 3 gives Northern Iowa 69-66 win over UNLV, ends 20-year drought in NCAAs. Using a grind-it-out defense and a clutch shot by Ali Farokhmanesh, Northern Iowa is moving on in the NCAA tournament for the first time in two decades.
Mar 19, 2010 00:28 EDT
Top overall seed Kansas avoids upset with 90-74 win over scrappy Lehigh in Midwest Regional. For a while, it appeared Lehigh was going to take down the biggest Goliath of them all.
Mar 18, 2010 23:19 EDT
NCAA Tournament Capsules. The MAC champion Ohio Bobcats, who had a losing record in conference play, have found their way in March and now boast an NCAA tournament win for the first time in 27 years.
Mar 18, 2010 20:00 EDT
Mar 17, 2010 20:00 EDT
Take the Sun with you anywhere
Mar 17, 2010 19:57 EDT
Fighting fate: Top-ranked Kansas trying to shake off eerie similarities to 2005 NCAA loss. Talk about an eerie coincidence.
Mar 07, 2010 18:26 EST
Ahelegbe, dominating D lead Northern Iowa to 67-52 win over Wichita State in Valley title game. Northern Iowa relied on its stingy defense all season to pull out of tight spots.