March Madness: How to watch today’s first round NCAA Tournament games

With the completion of the First Four at UD Arena, the field of 64 teams for the NCAA Tournament is set. »RELATED: Arizona State gets first NCAA win in 10 years »RELATED: North Dakota State holds off North Carolina Central First-round games will take place today and Friday; second-round games will be played Saturday and … Read moreMarch Madness: How to watch today’s first round NCAA Tournament games

List of Dayton Flyers who have played in the NBA grows to 22

DAYTON —  Former Dayton Flyers forward Kostas Antetokounmpo made his NBA debut on Wednesday, scoring one point in six minutes of action for the Dallas Mavericks in a 126-118 loss at Portland. » RECRUIT: Dayton in final six for Sinclair guard “It’s a great feeling, man,” Antetokounmpo told DallasNews.com. “It’s a dream come true and I … Read moreList of Dayton Flyers who have played in the NBA grows to 22

SEE IT: Texas boy catches massive 67-pound catfish, sets state record

CISCO, TEXAS —  Now that’s a big fish. A Texas boy hooked a 67.1-pound blue catfish over the weekend – and set a state record in the process. >> See the photos here According to KTXS-TV, Brayden Rogers, 13, of Cisco, caught the 47-inch whopper Saturday on Lake Tawakoni during a fishing trip with his grandfather. … Read moreSEE IT: Texas boy catches massive 67-pound catfish, sets state record

First Four: Arizona State gets first tournament win in 10 years

Bobby Hurley will be facing his old team in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Arizona State did its part to set up a date with Buffalo, beating St. John’s 74-65 on Wednesday in the final game of the First Four in front of 11,827 fans at UD Arena for the program’s first tournament … Read moreFirst Four: Arizona State gets first tournament win in 10 years

First Four: North Dakota State holds off North Carolina Central

Just when it seemed North Carolina Central might finally earn an NCAA Tournament victory, North Dakota State changed the storyline back to what it’s been the past two years. NDSU fought off a late surge from the Eagles to collect a 78-74 win Wednesday in the First Four at UD Arena, sending NCCU home from … Read moreFirst Four: North Dakota State holds off North Carolina Central

College basketball: Sinclair women advance in national tournament

Sinclair used a huge fourth quarter Wednesday to win its first round game in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Women’s Basketball Championship. The 12th-seeded Tartan Pride used a 29-16 advantage in the fourth to upset fifth-seeded and previously unbeaten Niagara County 74-73 at Pioneer Pavilion in Harrison, Ark. Kierre James scored 27 … Read moreCollege basketball: Sinclair women advance in national tournament

Inside the Trotwood-Madison way: ‘We work hard. We love each other. We play for each other.’

When Rocky Rockhold took over the Trotwood-Madison boys basketball program in 2011 he knew he had good athletes who could play exciting basketball. But he didn’t know how else to describe his team. “There was definitely a bit of an identity crisis,” he said. “Who are we?” So Rockhold and his staff molded an identity … Read moreInside the Trotwood-Madison way: ‘We work hard. We love each other. We play for each other.’

Xenia’s Curtis, Trotwood’s Davis earn top honors on All-Ohio hoops teams

Xenia’s Samari Curtis and Trotwood-Madison’s Amari Davis swept top honors on the Division I and Division II All-Ohio boys basketball teams released Wednesday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. Curtis was named player of the year in D-I; Davis was named player of the year in D-II. Curtis, a 6-foot-4 senior guard, averaged 34.4 points … Read moreXenia’s Curtis, Trotwood’s Davis earn top honors on All-Ohio hoops teams

Recruiting: Sinclair sharpshooter includes Dayton in list of six finalists

Sinclair Community College sharpshooter Sean McNeil has narrowed his list of suitors. »ARCHDEACON: College coaches flocking to Dayton to see Sinclair phenom »RELATED: Recruiting buzz continues for McNeil The highly sought-after 6-foot-4 freshman shooting guard tweeted a list of six finalists that includes the University of Dayton. Also in the final six are Oregon, Texas Tech, … Read moreRecruiting: Sinclair sharpshooter includes Dayton in list of six finalists

Dayton native has behind-the-scenes role for CBS on Selection Sunday

NEW YORK, N.Y. —  Alex Katz had a front-row seat for the NCAA tournament selection show on Sunday. He does every season. Katz produces graphics for CBS Sports in New York City and works steps away from where Greg Gumbel, Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith reveal the bracket on Selection Sunday, creating lasting memories for 68 … Read moreDayton native has behind-the-scenes role for CBS on Selection Sunday