Colonial Athletic Association News
Anyone for Battle at Bristol 2?
It was well past midnight in Bristol, Tennessee. The confetti was still falling, the fireworks were still popping, ears were still ringing, and the postgame traffic was only beginning the first leg of its long, snaking journey into the Smoky Mountains night. I'm sure Marcus Smith, president and
Martin scores 26 as West Virginia beats Elon 75-62 in NCAAs
Tynice Martin scored 26 points, Katrina Pardee sank a pair of pivotal 3-pointers and West Virginia pulled away to a 75-62 victory over Elon in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament
Several young coaches could raise stock at NCAA Tournament
This is the time of year when a coach at a mid-major program can make a name for himself and perhaps parlay an NCAA Tournament upset into a bigger job
Villanova's first big opponent in the tourney: the weather
Villanova may have an opponent no overall No. 1 seed deserves — weather. The Wildcats open play Thursday but there may be an outside influence on that game. A major snowstorm is expected to hit the Northeast on Tuesday and that means a tough trip from Philadelphia to Buffalo, even for the defending
With Gottfried out, which coaches should NC State pursue?
It wasn't all that long ago that NC State fans and athletic director Debbie Yow were ecstatic with Mark Gottfried. He went to the NCAA tourney in each of his first four seasons and made it to the sweet 16 twice (2012 and 2015). But the last two years have been a train wreck in Raleigh. The Wolfpack
Predictions for order of finish in every conference
On Jan. 12, 2016, Wisconsin was 9-9 on the season. The Badgers had lost to Western Illinois, Milwaukee and Marquette on their home floor, lost four of their first five conference games, and lost their era-defining coach (Bo Ryan) to retirement. One season earlier, on Dec. 22, 2014, the Purdue
The Best College Football Teams in the Upcoming Season
ABC News' Ryan Smith and ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit highlight what to expect in the upcoming season of NCAA football.
Why UCLA's dramatic sweep of Arizona State could alter the postseason picture
What went down in the 12th week of college softball? The aim each week is to bring you five stories that defined the week in college softball or help navigate the long road to Oklahoma City and the Women's College World Series. 1. UCLA saves its best for last The chance to hit in the bottom of the
How these Sweet 16 coaches win (and how they lose)
For better or worse, in March, we tend to view each team's success largely as a reflection of its coach's performance. And even if that habit is overindulged at times -- the players do have to go out there and make the shots themselves -- I think it basically reflects a healthy instinct. For one