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Midnight Madness a slam dunk with fans

Basketball enthusiasts packed the Liacouras Center Friday night to get their first peak at the look of this season’s teams at Midnight Madness. The event celebrated the first day the NCAA allows teams to hold full-squad practices.…

Five Duquesne basketball players shot after dance

Fellow Atlantic Ten Conference member Duquesne was struck by tragedy Sunday when five members of its men’s basketball team were shot on campus, ESPN.com reported. Two of the players were reportedly struck after attempting to calm a man who had been disruptive at a dance.…

Dethroning the A-10 kings

CINCINNATI – John Chaney had shed his sweater vest at the onset of the second half, but the coach hadn’t done so in a fit of frustration.He was overjoyed.The men’s basketball team had a growing lead on No.…

THREE-PEAT

Sophomore reserve Ashley Morris hurled the basketball straight up, striking the top of the jumbotron at Saint Joseph’s Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse. Regulation time had expired, and the women’s basketball team had just defeated top-seeded George Washington, 59-54, to win the Atlantic Ten Conference Championship for the third time in as many seasons and for the fourth time in the last five years.…