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College / Mar 19, 2010 / 6:43 pm

Wisconsin avoids major upset

Wisconsin's Trevon Hughes

*Dime’s NCAA Tournament Day 2 coverage*

Most likely because Trevon Hughes was the hero for Wisconsin last year — when his game-winner got them past Florida State in the first round — it was like he tried too hard to be the hero this time around.

As the 4th-seeded Badgers were getting everything they could handle from 13-seed Wofford today, Hughes went into Allen Iverson mode down the stretch, primarily looking for his own shot and jacking up some that were pretty terrible. Read More »

College / Feb 16, 2010 / 9:30 am

Villanova’s Antonio Pena finally making a name for himself

Antonio Pena, Villanova University

Once upon a time, Antonio Pena was known only as one of the “other guys” on Sebastian Telfair‘s team at storied Lincoln High School (Brooklyn, NY). But after a journey that has since taken him through two years at a prep school in Connecticut, knee surgery and a redshirt season, Pena has re-emerged as one of the key players on a Villanova University squad contending for a national championship in 2010.

Pena, a 6-8 junior power forward, is averaging 11 points and 7.5 rebounds for the Wildcats (22-3, 11-2 Big East), ranked No. 3 in the country before last night’s loss to UConn. Read More »