women's college basketball http://wamc.org en Several regional teams near NCAA tourney http://wamc.org/post/several-regional-teams-near-ncaa-tourney <p>Several regional college basketball teams are making runs at the NCAA tournament this week.</p><p>Today at noon in Springfield, the Marist College women’s basketball team goes for its eighth straight MAAC championship against Iona, a longtime foe that has never been able to send the Red Foxes packing in March. Top-ranked Marist is in the championship for the 10th straight year and has beaten Iona in the title game in 2007 and ’08.</p><p>On the men’s side, the Iona faces Manhattan tonight at 9.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:14:54 +0000 Ian Pickus 59541 at http://wamc.org Several regional teams near NCAA tourney WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-32 <p></p><p>In the NBA, Amare Stoudemire scored 22 points, J.R. Smith added 18 and the New York Knicks overcame a 22-point deficit without All-Star Carmelo Anthony to beat the Cavaliers 102-97 last night.</p><p>The Knicks trailed 52-30 in the second quarter of this one when Anthony injured his right knee. He stumbled and fell awkwardly after catching a pass and did not return.</p><p>The Miami Heat set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive victory.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 13:28:31 +0000 Jaired Crofut 59100 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update