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Ohio edges South Florida; Michigan State and Kansas survice scares


Lorenzo Brown hit three free throws in the final 11 seconds and North Carolina State advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 66-63 upset of third-seeded Georgetown in a Midwest Regional on Sunday.

03/18/2012 - 23:58
Tony DeFazio
Orange top Kansas State, Buckeyes outlast Gonzaga

Scoop Jardine had 16 points and eight assists, Dion Waiters had 18 points and James

03/17/2012 - 23:14
PSR Staff
15 seeds Norfolk State and Lehigh lead a day full of surprises

Kyle O'Quinn finished with 26 points and 14 rebounds, helping No.

03/17/2012 - 02:38
PSR Staff
Top-seeded Syracuse survives with frantic 72-65 win

There was something poetic about the way UNC-Asheville ended its season Thursday.

03/15/2012 - 22:18
Anthony Jaskulski
Every year upsets happen in the NCAA Tournament. Whether its Morehead State knocking off Rick Pitino’s Louisville Cardinals; or the 15 seeded Coppin State Eagles over South Carolina—which happened the last time they danced in Pittsburgh—the upsets happen.

PSR’s Anthony Jaskulski steps out and c

03/15/2012 - 10:04
Anthony Jaskulski
While putting together this list of NCAA Tournament favorites, I kept having the thought that it didn’t matter what teams I came up with after the first one on my list—Kentucky—as I truly believe the Wildcats are the basketball equivalent of the late-90’s/early 2000’s Tiger Woods.

Back then if you were given a choice of Woods or the field, you would’ve been extremely hesitant—no matter what the numbers told you—to pick the field.

03/14/2012 - 18:40
Ray Mernagh
Kentucky, Syracuse, North Carolina, Michigan State get top seeds

Kentucky, Syracuse, North Carolina and Michigan State earned the four top seeds in the 2012 NCAA Tournament.

03/11/2012 - 22:05
PSR Staff
With the Super Bowl behind us, the next big item on the NFL docket is April's NFL Draft. PSR's Ken Torgent breaks down the former student athletes who will likely be among the top selections in a few months.

QB Andrew Luck – Considered by many to be the best quarterback prospect to come out of the draft since Peyto

02/07/2012 - 16:38
Kenneth Torgent
Top players and classes nationally

The usual suspects dominated National Signing Day, with national champion Alabama leading the way.

02/03/2012 - 11:44
PSR Staff
The new coaching staffs at Pitt, Penn State and West Virginia welcomed their first recruiting classes today, as high school football players across the country made their verbal commitments binding by signing letters of intent. PSR has the complete list for the local schools, plus where all the local players are headed.

 

 

02/01/2012 - 23:20
PSR Staff
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