college basketball http://wwno.org en Women's Final Four Traffic Advisory http://wwno.org/post/womens-final-four-traffic-advisory <p>The 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four tourney wraps up tonight, but traffic restrictions around the New Orleans Arena will remain in effect through Wednesday evening.</p><p>Dave Dixon Dr. between Magnolia Ave. and Le Rouge Street, and Le Rouge St. between Dave Dixon Dr. and Howard Ave., will remain closed until 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, according to the City of New Orleans.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:12:01 +0000 Jason Saul 32917 at http://wwno.org Giant-Killing Louisville Women Look To Keep Charmed Run Alive http://wwno.org/post/giant-killing-louisville-women-look-keep-charmed-run-alive Tonight, there's a chance for a rare double in NCAA Division I college basketball.<p><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/09/176645810/3-things-to-know-about-louisvilles-basketball-championship">As we reported earlier</a>, if the University of Louisville scores a victory in the women's championship game, it will be only the second school to capture both the men's and women's titles in the same year.<p>Connecticut did it in 2004. Coincidentally, it's the Connecticut women who'll try to deny Louisville's bid for a twofer. Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:44:00 +0000 Tom Goldman 32907 at http://wwno.org Louisville Basketball Has A Rare Chance At A Double http://wwno.org/post/louisville-basketball-has-rare-chance-double Around midnight ET Monday, we should know whether something that's only happened once might happen again.<p>If the University of Louisville's men win the Division I basketball championship — they play Michigan in a game set to start at 9:23 p.m. ET <a href="http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/ncaa-tournament/brackets" target="_blank">on CBS TV</a> — then there's a chance that this year both the men's and women's trophies will go to the same school.<p>The Louisville women are set to play Connecticut Tuesday night for the women's championship. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 18:04:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 32814 at http://wwno.org Leading Ladies: Connecticut, Louisville Set For Championship http://wwno.org/post/leading-ladies-connecticut-louisville-set-championship Connecticut has been to the women's NCAA championship round <a href="http://www.ncaa.com/history/basketball-women/d1">twice in the last five years</a>. In 2009, they were up against Louisville.<p>And here we are again. (Or, we will be <a href="http://espn.go.com/womens-college-basketball/schedule?date=20130409">on Tuesday</a>.)<p>Connecticut beat Notre Dame 83-65 in the Final Four round Sunday night, clinching its ride to the title game. Earlier, Louisville rallied a comeback against California, ending at 64-57.<p>The Fighting Irish had a history with UConn going into Sunday's game. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:13:52 +0000 Dana Farrington 32802 at http://wwno.org There Can Be Only One! Louisville To Face Michigan For NCAA Title http://wwno.org/post/there-can-be-only-one-louisville-face-michigan-ncaa-title <strong></strong>And then there were two.<p>Following Saturday's Final Four match-ups in Atlanta, the stage is set for Monday's NCAA men's basketball championship where overall No. 1-seeded Louisville will face off against Michigan to take home the coveted NCAA title.<p>This will be the first game between the two teams, who play in different conferences, since 1978.<p><strong>Michigan vs. Sun, 07 Apr 2013 17:09:19 +0000 editor 32754 at http://wwno.org LSU-Shreveport, Lady Tigers Named Players of the Week http://wwno.org/post/lsu-shreveport-lady-tigers-named-players-week <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Brandon Davis of LSU-Shreveport and LSU Lady Tiger Danielle Ballard have been named the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's college basketball state players of the week.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Davis had a huge double double in the Pilot's win over Huston Tillotson, while Ballard had 57 points in LSU's 2-1 week for the women.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:59:23 +0000 The Associated Press 26560 at http://wwno.org No. 17 Butler gets past UNO, 57-44 http://wwno.org/post/no-17-butler-gets-past-uno-57-44 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Kellen Dunham scored 15 points and Khyle Marshall added 13, leading No. 17 Butler past New Orleans 57-44 on Saturday.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Bulldogs (12-2) are 7-0 at home this season and will take a nine-game winning streak into their Atlantic 10 debut Wednesday night at&nbsp;<font color="red">Saint</font>&nbsp;Joseph's.</p> Sat, 05 Jan 2013 23:15:54 +0000 The Associated Press 26394 at http://wwno.org North Texas Beats Southeastern Louisiana 45-40 http://wwno.org/post/north-texas-beats-southeastern-louisiana-45-40 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Roger Franklin scored 12 points to lead North Texas to a 45-40 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Alzee Williams added 11 points, and Tony Mitchell pulled down 10 rebounds and eight points for the Mean Green (4-6).</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 06:00:01 +0000 The Associated Press 25183 at http://wwno.org