LOUISVILLE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LOUISVILLE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Fourth-seeded Maryland upsets top seed Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750687-77/tennessee-final-maryland-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750687-77/tennessee-final-maryland-points.html.csp">Fourth-seeded Maryland upsets top seed Tennessee</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T08:33:16.187-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • Alyssa Thomas scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as fourth-seeded Maryland upset No. 1 seed Tennessee 73-62 on Sunday in the Louisville Region semifinal. The Terrapins (27-6) reached their ninth regional final and first since 2012. They did it against a program the Terps had beaten only four times previously and never before in the NCAA tournament. Maryland improved to 5-10 against Tennessee (29-6) with a little revenge for their previous tournament loss in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577506872014-03-31T08:33:16.187-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T08:33:16.187-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750687@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:33:16 MDT College basketball: Michigan holds on late to beat Tennessee 73-71 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745692-77/kentucky-michigan-seconds-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745692-77/kentucky-michigan-seconds-free.html.csp">College basketball: Michigan holds on late to beat Tennessee 73-71</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:33:52.177-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • OK, so maybe they’re not the quickest learners. Still, the kids at Kentucky figured out Louisville just in time. Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift the fantastic freshman of Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals. The eighth-seeded Wildcats (27-10) led for a grand total of 65 seconds in this Midwest Regional semifinal. They’ll play Michigan on Sunday for a trip to th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577456922014-03-28T23:33:52.177-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T23:33:52.177-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745692@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:52 MDT NCAA tournament: Even Sherman and Rice can’t help Stanford http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57743236-77/state-kentucky-mcconnell-regional.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57743236-77/state-kentucky-mcconnell-regional.html.csp">NCAA tournament: Even Sherman and Rice can’t help Stanford</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM LITKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:33:53.55-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all offbeat NCAA tournament needs. In today’s edition, we plumb Richard Sherman’s psyche, debunk Peyton Manning’s talismanic quality, examine Mitch McConnell’s phobia and go channel-surfing with John Calipari. Without further ado: ——— CELEBRITY ALUM(S) OF THE DAY Stanford was getting sliced-and-diced again as the second half began, right in front of his eyes. Somebody had to step in. “They need a lockdown defender,” a member of the C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577432362014-03-28T23:33:53.55-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T23:33:53.55-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57743236@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:53 MDT College basketball: Veteran Louisville, young Kentucky rekindle Bluegrass rivalry in Sweet 16 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740956-77/louisville-kentucky-calipari-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740956-77/louisville-kentucky-calipari-football.html.csp">College basketball: Veteran Louisville, young Kentucky rekindle Bluegrass rivalry in Sweet 16</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eddie Pells</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T23:17:12.023-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Indianapolis • John Calipari sent Andrew and Aaron Harrison and three other freshmen to sit behind the microphones and answer questions about Kentucky’s upcoming Sweet 16 matchup against Bluegrass State rival Louisville. Rick Pitino sent up seniors Russ Smith and Luke Hancock. That, as much as the 70 miles that separates the schools, is the gulf between the neighbors who play Friday in one of the most important meetings in their long, colorful and not-so-friendly rivalry. Eighth-seeded Kentucky...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577409562014-03-27T23:17:12.023-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T23:17:12.023-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57740956@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 23:17:12 MDT March Madness: Lots of favorites in Sweet 16 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57722941-77/round-points-team-third.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57722941-77/round-points-team-third.html.csp">March Madness: Lots of favorites in Sweet 16</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM O’CONNELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T16:17:50.352-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X’s. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16. You want favorites? Three No. 1s — Florida, Arizona, Virginia — are alive and well after two rounds. You want underdogs? How about three with double-digit seedings — Stanford, a 10, with 11s Dayton and Tennessee. You want a rivalry? It’s tough to beat Kentucky-Louisville. You want rematches? Besides Kentucky-Lou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577229412014-03-25T16:17:50.352-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T16:17:50.352-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57722941@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:17:50 MDT NCAA Tournament: Louisville 66, Saint Louis 51 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717221-77/points-louisville-louis-smith.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717221-77/points-louisville-louis-smith.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Louisville 66, Saint Louis 51</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FRED GOODALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T16:15:46.246-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ORLANDO, Fla. • Louisville didn’t need a big game from Russ Smith to get back to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament. Luke Hancock scored 21 points and the defending national champions shrugged off a cold shooting performance to beat Saint Louis 66-51 on Saturday and advance to the round of 16 for the third straight year. The fourth-seeded Cardinals (31-5) shot under 45 percent, had 19 turnovers and only got 11 points from Smith, their star. It didn’t matter with the fifth-seeded Billikens (27-7...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577172212014-03-25T16:15:46.246-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T16:15:46.246-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717221@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:15:46 MDT NCAA Tournament: Louisville 71, Manhattan 64 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711053-77/hancock-louisville-manhattan-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57711053-77/hancock-louisville-manhattan-points.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Louisville 71, Manhattan 64</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T16:39:09.38-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ORLANDO, Fla. • Luke Hancock hit two huge 3-pointers in the final 1:19 to help Louisville finally shake free from tenacious Manhattan, 71-64 in the NCAA tournament Thursday night. The defending national champion Cardinals were down 58-55 with less than 4 minutes to play before coming alive from the 3-point line. Silky smooth guard Russ Smith, who finished with 18 points, got things going with a game-tying 3 from the wing. Hancock delivered the knockout blows. He stole an inbound pass, got fouled...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577110532014-03-21T16:39:09.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T16:39:09.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57711053@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:39:09 MDT BracketRacket: The saddest NCAA basketball pool in America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57707315-77/ncaa-tournament-biden-bracketracket.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57707315-77/ncaa-tournament-biden-bracketracket.html.csp">BracketRacket: The saddest NCAA basketball pool in America</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM LITKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T16:39:10.313-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your NCAA tournament needs. If you think the lack of breathable polyester in those ridiculous get-ups is the biggest threat to mascots, you may want to go directly to item No. 3. Without further ado: ——— THE SADDEST NCAA POOL IN AMERICA, BAR NONE When the news release first crossed the desk, it seemed like a sign of the times. On reflection, it might be the lamest attempt at a “March Madness” tie-in ever. “Today, as millions of A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577073152014-03-21T16:39:10.313-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T16:39:10.313-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57707315@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:39:10 MDT Monson: A painless way to fill out your NCAA brackets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57697415-77/monson-state-brackets-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57697415-77/monson-state-brackets-defense.html.csp">Monson: A painless way to fill out your NCAA brackets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T23:48:24.844-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Filling out NCAA Tournament brackets can be a complicated deal. Can be. Doesn’t have to be. Shouldn’t be. Everybody’s looking for an edge, for any bits of information that might aid in a strong effort — not perfection, not for Warren Buffett’s billion here — in climbing and reigning supreme over all the schlubs in all the cubicles at the office who want nothing more than to prove how much smarter they are than their co-workers. There’s them and there’s you. This isn’t so much an annual betting ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57697415@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:48:24 MDT March Madness: Obama picks Michigan St as men’s basketball champ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57702071-77/obama-picks-michigan-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57702071-77/obama-picks-michigan-basketball.html.csp">March Madness: Obama picks Michigan St as men’s basketball champ</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T16:29:43.867-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 04:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama is picking Michigan State to win the NCAA men’s basketball championship over defending champion Louisville. In what has become an annual March Madness tradition at the White House, Obama filled out a bracket in a segment broadcast on ESPN Wednesday. Florida and Arizona rounded out Obama’s Final Four picks. But he said the talents of Michigan State coach Tom Izzo made him pick the Spartans to go all the way. Obama said he knows his picks aren’t imaginative but ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577020712014-03-20T16:29:43.867-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T16:29:43.867-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57702071@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:29:43 MDT