NEW YORK — Notre Dame and UConn remain the top two teams in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll, setting up a 1-vs.-2 matchup on Sunday. Both teams faced deficits this past week in holiday tournament games before prevailing. The Irish needed to rally from 14 points down to beat No. 9 Oregon State in the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Notre Dame-UConn still 1-2 in women’s AP Top 25
Andy Isabella of UMass posted only the third 300-yard receiving game in five years when he had 303 yards on nine catches against Liberty. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound senior from Mayfield, Ohio, is the nation’s leading receiver, with 77 catches for 1,394 yards. His 303 yards Saturday easily broke former New York Giants star Victor Cruz’s … Continue reading STAT WATCH: Isabella 3rd WR in 5 years with 300-yard game
NEW YORK — Muffet McGraw and Notre Dame start the new season where they left off — atop women’s college basketball. The Irish were the unanimous No. 1 team in The Associated Press women’s basketball preseason poll that was released Wednesday. The defending national champions received all 31 first-place votes from a national media panel. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Notre Dame No. 1 in women’s college basketball poll
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Latest on Ohio State’s investigation into coach Urban Meyer and his handling of domestic violence allegations against a former Buckeyes assistant coach (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Ohio State’s investigation into Urban Meyer handled domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant coach concluded the head coach and athletic director Gene Smith … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | The Latest: Ohio State suspends Meyer for first 3 games
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The popular narrative has been that Oregon State’s run to the national championship was fueled by the Beavers’ desire to redeem themselves for fizzling out in last year’s College World Series. Coach Pat Casey doesn’t dispute that. But he says there is more to it. “I think the fuel started these … Continue reading OMAHA, Neb | Beavers’ coach says ’16 NCAA snub sparked championship run
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State has won 109 of 127 baseball games over two seasons with mostly the same cast of players. They see winning a national championship as the only way to validate their body of work. “Ultimately,” Beavers coach Pat Casey said Sunday, “nobody cares how many games you win unless you … Continue reading OMAHA, Neb | Oregon State out to finish redemption tour against Arkansas
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big lead, Brandon Eisert pitched a season-long 5 1/3 innings of one-hit shutout relief, and the Beavers beat Mississippi State 12-2 in the College World Series on Friday to set up a bracket final rematch. The Beavers (51-11-1) have staved off … Continue reading OMAHA, Neb | Oregon St. offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Miss. St.
ALBANY, N.Y. /March 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — It was a stellar day for the Pac-12 with Oregon State and UCLA both pulling off upsets to advance to the Elite Eight. The sixth-seeded Beavers beat second-seeded Baylor, while the third-seeded Bruins knocked off No. 2 seed Texas. It’s UCLA’s first trip to a regional final since … Continue reading Pac-12 has solid day with Oregon State and UCLA advancing