Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Coffee, Bagels and the News

• The women's basketball team rolls into the Big East Championship to face off against rival UConn tonight. Aditi Kinkhabwala took an interesting angle with her story of RUs win over Marquette in the semis, focusing on the challenge Coach Stringer gave to Defensive Player of the Year Essence Carson at halftime.

John Altavilla of the Hartford Courant had a very balanced view from the Connecticut side.

• Sam Donnellon of the Philly Daily News caught up with Greg Schiano and Ray Rice at the Maxwell Awards dinner this weekend. Read Donnellon's piece on Schiano's Place.

• In other news, the women's lacrosse team is off to a great start this season - winning the first three games of the season - and is ranked in the current Inside Lacrosse media poll. Check out the poll here.

• Ryan Hill, left fielder for the baseball team, was named Louisville Slugger Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week for his efforts against Georgia Tech. Hill was 7-for-11 (.636) at the plate with three home runs and six RBI. Hill also scored eight runs, and had an on base percentage of .750. To read the release, click here. To check out Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, visit baseballnews.com.