North Carolina coach Roy Williams apologized to Louisville's Rick Pitino after the Cardinals coach had a heated verbal exchange with a fan as he came off the court for halftime during Wednesday night's game. UNC team spokesman Matt Bowers said the fan was ejected after the incident.
Thanks to Gerry Dunn for contributing this report. Big East – Men and Women Wednesday, February 22 – Saturday, February 25 Nassau Aquatic Center, East Meadow, NY (Eastern Time Zone) Defending Champion: Villanova women (3x) & Xavier men (3x) (results) Live results Live Video (if available) Championship Central The 2017 Big East Swimming and Diving Championships kicked off Wednesday night at the Nassau Aquatic Center in Hempstead, NY. Two relay events were contested by both the men and women. Things started with the 800 yard freestyle relay and the 200 yard medley relay. Both men and women swam the 800 yard freestyle and the 200 Medley Relay. Men’s three meter springboard was held between events.
Could Jim Boeheim be riding off into the sunset this spring? The Syracuse coach hinted that’s a possibility the day after the team’s biggest win of the year, an upset of No. 10 Duke on John Gillon’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer off the glass. There was a recent Sports Illustrated report that suggested the opposite, stating Boeheim was going to attempt to stay past next season, and was taken aback by the school announcing in 2015 the plan — that Boeheim would retire and longtime assistant Mike Hopkins would take over. In the past, Boeheim has said his philosophy has been the only reason you stop coaching is that you’ve stopped winning.