...thought he was too small. Curry proved them all wrong, going from a shooting guard who dazzled at Davidson during the NCAA Tournament to a polished pro point guard who can shoot, dribble and distribute with the best of them.Curry carried the top-seeded...
The drama came Tuesday and Wednesday, when the playoffs races were decided. The sizzle was reserved for Saturday and Sunday, with the start of the NBA postseason.
1940 - Jimmy Demaret wins the Masters, four strokes ahead of Lloyd Mangrum. 1946 - Herman Keiser edges Ben Hogan by one stroke to win the Masters. 1951 - Ben Hogan wins the Masters by two strokes over Robert Riegel.
...sophomore was the Minutemen's fourth-leading scorer with 9.4 points per game last season, when UMass reached the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1998.
...advance to the Final Four.2011 - Jamie Skeen scores 26 points as Virginia Commonwealth delivers the biggest upset of the NCAA tournament, a 71-61 win over No. 1 seed Kansas in the Southwest Regional final. The Rams are the third 11th seed to make...
...a 56-42 victory over Ohio.1945 - NYU battles back from a ten-point deficit with two minutes to go to send the NCAA Tournament national semifinal game into overtime. NYU wins 70-65. At the time, a team got one free throw when fouled near...
1939 - Long Island University finishes the season undefeated after a 44-32 victory over Loyola of Chicago in the NIT championship.
1871 - The National Association of Professional Baseball Players is organized to replace the amateur National Association. 1897 - Bob Fitzsimmons knocks out Jim Corbett in the 14th round to win the world heavyweight title in Carson City, Nev.
When the field of 68 is finally revealed Sunday evening it means the phrase "bubble watch" goes on its trip to the land of jargon until next February when it again will be around as the regular season starts to come to a close.
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