The University of Connecticut and University of Notre Dame women’s basketball teams moved one step closer to an undefeated national title showdown, advancing to the their respective regional finals with double-digit wins.
Defending champion University of Louisville erased a three-point deficit in the final 3 1/2 minutes to beat Manhattan College on the first full day of the men’s college basketball tournament as Harvard and North Dakota State pulled off the biggest upsets.
If you are a teenager looking for a job in the past decade, the Provo-Orem, Utah, area was the place to be. Among America’s 100 largest metro areas, it alone had a greater share of teens working in 2012 than in 2000, a new Brookings Institution analysis finds.
Gonzaga University clinched a 16th straight trip to the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament with a 75-64 win against Brigham Young University for the West Coast Conference title.
Jimmer Fredette and the Sacramento Kings agreed on a contract buyout, clearing the way for the former first-round draft pick to join a team in contention for the National Basketball Association playoffs as a free agent.
A promising future in academia and business beckoned Majid Abbasi. His research on how welding affects the properties of steel earned him a doctorate from Brigham Young University and a job offer from the University of Alabama. He was also seeking to patent and commercialize a technique he’d invented to improve cleaning of contact lenses.
Kyle Van Noy scored on a fumble recovery and an interception return and Brigham Young University had three unanswered touchdowns in the fourth quarter for a 23-6 defeat of San Diego State University in college football’s Poinsettia Bowl.