Day: March 31, 2024

Today’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Elite 8: Third time this month, ACC teams, (4) Duke vs. (11) NC State are playing each, 5:05 p.m. CBS

By Skip Coopersmith 3 31 2024   DUKE GAME NOTES   Trip to Final Four on the Line in First NCAA Tournament Meeting between Blue Devils and Wolfpack   The Opening Tip No. 4-seed Duke reunites with No. 11-seed NC State on Sunday, March […]

Today’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Elite 8: (1) Purdue vs. (2) Tennessee, 2:20 p.m. CBS

By Chris Coopersmith 3 31 2024   TENNESSEE GAME NOTES   PURDUE GAME NOTES   DETROIT – The sixth-ranked, No. 2 seed Tennessee men’s basketball is primed for action in the program’s second-ever Elite Eight contest, facing third-ranked and No. 1 seed Purdue Sunday in Detroit […]

Today’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, Elite 8: (1) Texas vs. (3) N.C. State, 3 p.m. ET on ABC

By Marie Reader 3 31 2024   NC STATE GAME NOTES   PORTLAND, Ore. – The Wolfpack women’s basketball team (30-6) takes on Texas (33-4) in the Portland 4 regional final on Sunday afternoon with a spot in the 2024 NCAA Final Four on the […]

Today’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, Elite 8: (1) South Carolina vs. (3) Oregon State, 1 p.m. ET on ABC

By Vickie Sellers   OREGON STATE GAME NOTES   3 31 2024   ALBANY, N.Y. – Oregon State’s NCAA Tournament journey continues on Sunday when the Beavs battle top-seeded South Carolina. Oregon State cemented its return to the national stage on Friday night, defeating 2-seed Notre […]

Daily Almanac for March 31, 2024; Easter Sunday and the end of March

By Brenda June Temple FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Rhea Jo Perlman (born March 31, 1948) is an American actress. She is well-known for playing head waitress Carla Tortelli in the sitcom Cheers (1982–1993). Over the course of 11 seasons, Perlman was nominated for ten Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, winning 4, and was nominated […]

LeBron James’ high school teammate, Dru Joyce III Named Duquesne Head Coach; replaces high school coach Keith Dambrot after being his assistant

By Reggie Gatlin-Holt 3/28/2024   Native of Akron, Ohio, becomes 18th head coach in 108-year history of program   Pittsburgh, Pa. – Duquesne University Vice President of Athletics Dave Harper announced Thursday that Dru Joyce III has been named the 18th head coach in the 108-year history of the Duquesne […]