#Elite Eight

Five-star center Vince Iwuchukwu commits to USC

Vince Iwuchukwu, the No. 12 overall recruit in the Class of 2022 and fourth-ranked center according to 247 Sports Composite Rankings, committed Friday to Southern California. UCLA, Baylor, Kansas and Texas were also finalists for Iwuchukwu. Listed at 7-foot, 220 pounds, Iwuchukwu will play his senior season of high school...
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Red Wolves return a lot, release schedule

Seven non-conference home games, including the second home tournament since 1993-94, headline the Arkansas State non-conference schedule under fifth-year head coach Mike Balado. The seven non-conference games at First National Bank Arena are the most since seven the 2004-05 season had seven home non-conference contests on the slate. Following an...
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Men’s Soccer Opens AAC Slate with No. 18 SMU

PHILADELPHIA- The Temple men's soccer team will host No. 18 SMU Saturday night to open its American Athletic Conference schedule. The match will be streamed live on ESPN+ and attendance is free to all spectators. LAST TIME OUT: VILLANOVA 2, @ TEMPLE 1 (2OT) > Temple fell to the Villanova...
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Valdosta Daily Times

Lady Blazers announce 2021-22 women's basketball schedule

VALDOSTA – Coming off a 2021 Gulf South Conference East Division title and a berth in the second round of the NCAA Division II Women's Basketball Championship, Valdosta State head women's basketball coach Deandra Schirmer announced the Blazers' 2021-22 basketball schedule Thursday. The schedule features 27 games, including 15 home games, two home tournaments in November and 20 GSC contests.

Versyp Announces Retirement from Purdue Women's Basketball

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - After a career that has included four Big Ten Conference Tournament titles, nine NCAA Tournament appearances, and more than 300 wins, Purdue Women's Basketball head coach Sharon Versyp has announced her retirement Thursday after leading her alma mater for the last 15 seasons. The Boilermakers' all-time...

UVM men spark memories from '89

It’s early but it’s always nice to get out ahead of a story. Certainly, what the University of Vermont men’s soccer team is doing is one of the great stories of the fall sports season so far. The Catamounts have not been scored on while ringing up a 5-0 record....
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

From West Virginia to Jacksonville: Ranking Pitt's 2021-22 nonconference opponents

Until its full ACC slate is revealed Thursday night, the Pitt men’s basketball schedule is an incomplete project with the start of the season about two months away. For now, it’s a collection of 11 programs, some more recognizable than others. So who, exactly, are these teams heading into the 2021-22 season? And what kind of challenge might they pose to the Panthers? After all, this is a program that has unexpectedly stumbled in a nonconference game in each of coach Jeff Capel’s first three seasons — Niagara in 2018, Nicholls State in 2019 and Saint Francis (Pa.) in 2020.
The Southern

Saluki women's basketball to open Valley play at home against Valparaiso

CARBONDALE — SIU's women's basketball team will open its Missouri Valley Conference schedule at home against Valparaiso on New Year's Eve. The league unveiled all 10 teams' conference schedules Wednesday. The Salukis host Loyola two days later, on Jan. 2 at the Banterra Center, in one of only three Friday/Saturday...
Scarlet Nation

Sharon Versyp retiring from Purdue effective immediately

Months after it had been decided that she'd spend one final season on the Boilermaker sideline, women's basketball coach Sharon Versyp retired effective immediately on Thursday, ushering in the Katie Gearlds Era a year ahead of schedule. Versyp had been the subject of an internal investigation in recent months triggered...

The CW's Best Show Ever Tournament: It's Smallville vs. One Tree Hill in Final Elite 8 Match-Up — Cast Your Votes!

Only one spot remains in the Final Four of our ongoing CW bracket tournament, and a slew of angsty teens are vying for it. In honor of The CW’s 15-year anniversary on Sept. 18, TVLine’s tournament to crown the network’s Best Show Ever continues with a final Elite Eight face-off: Smallville vs. One Tree Hill. During Round One of our tournament, Smallville proved to be bracket Kryptonite for the two-season Reaper, then Clark Kent defeated his superpowered cousin Kara Danvers as Supergirl was eliminated in the Sweet 16. One Tree Hill, meanwhile, brought Life Unexpected‘s time in the tourney to a swift end, then defanged The Originals — by a very narrow margin — in the second round. What does our bracket look like as we hit the homestretch? Scroll down to see the current standings, including Supernatural, Arrow and The Vampire Diaries‘ presence in the Final Four; click to enlarge. UPDATE: The below poll is officially closed, with Smallville advancing to the Final Four. And speaking of the Final Four, click here to vote in those pivotal match-ups, pitting Supernatural vs. Arrow and The Vampire Diaries vs. Smallville for the two spots in our championship round. VOTE FOR SMALLVILLE VS. ONE TREE HILL!