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This is how diversity is supposed to work

This is how diversity is supposed to work

When Butler chose its new basketball coach, the candidate pool included a former Bulldogs assistant. Two days later, newly named Oklahoma football coach Lincoln Riley added his former boss at East Carolina to his Sooners’ staff.There’s nothing unusual about last week’s separate...

My roundup of NCAA Raleigh Regional stories

My roundup of NCAA Raleigh Regional stories

My roundup of NCAA regional games played in Raleigh Mach 17 and 19 in the East and Midwest.March 20Virginia can look ahead without facing Michigan State as roadblockMarch 19Wisconsin can continue winning on gritMarch 19Kris Dunn turned down NBA for degree and legacyMarch 18Roy...

Texas Tech looks to next year to build on NCAA trip

Texas Tech looks to next year to build on NCAA trip

RALEIGH, N.C. – Texas Tech’s first NCAA Tournament game in nine years started optimistically with a 19-11 lead midway through the first half against Butler in the Midwest Regional Thursday at PNC Arena.Advancing to the second round still seemed possible despite a tight...

Texas Tech win prepares Butler for Virginia

Texas Tech win prepares Butler for Virginia

RALEIGH, N.C. – Butler Coach Chris Holtmann studied Texas Tech’s game film all week and knew his Bulldogs were in for what he called “a grinder” for their NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional opener.What better way to prepare for top-seeded Virginia in the second round?...