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Molloy hires Kate Lynch to coach women's hoops

Southern Connecticut's Kate Lynch, right, guards Connecticut's Maya

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Molloy hired Kate Lynch as its new women's basketball coach. Lynch was named the NJCAA coach of the year after guiding the Community College of Rhode Island to a 25-7 record. Her team won three straight regional titles.

Lynch previously was an assistant at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the director of basketball operations at Fairfield. She played four years at Southern Connecticut State,...

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Louisville's Russ Smith honors late mentor Jack Curran

Villanova's Mouphtaou Yarou is defended by Louisville's Gorgui

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Russ Smith and his Louisville teammates got to meet former President Bill Clinton Thursday night after their 74-55 Big East quarterfinal victory over Villanova, but that was a mere footnote to Smith on the day one of the most important men he’d ever met died.

As a faithful alum of Archbishop Molloy, Smith placed a friendly call to the athletic offices of the Queens school on Thursday morning...

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