News

Miller brothers both head to Elite Eight

Miller brothers both head to Elite Eight

ALL IN THE FAMILY: Arizona coach Sean Miller yells during the first half against San Diego State in an NCAA men's college basketball tournament regional semifinal, Thursday, March 27, in Anaheim, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/Jae C. Hong

JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer

Sean and Archie Miller are headed to the Elite Eight together.

One had it easier than the other — and it probably wasn’t the one you’d expect.

Archie’s Dayton Flyers, the darlings of the 2014 NCAA tournament, took down another higher-seeded team, stiff-arming Stanford in Memphis Thursday night to reach the regional final for the first time since 1984.

Big brother Sean’s Arizona Wildcats, the top seed in the West, had a much tougher time getting through, laboring through most of their game against San Diego State before wearing down the Aztecs in Anaheim, Calif., to reach the Elite Eight for the second time in four years.

Already the first brothers to coach separate teams into the Sweet 16, they’re now a game away from the Final Four and, dare we say it, an all-brothers championship game in Texas.

Latest Headlines

in Local

Maine Elder Care Provider to Discontinue Service

Fresh
GENERIC HEALTHCARE LARGE

One of Maine's largest providers of personal care support for the elderly and disabled has announced that it is ending service in Maine.

in Local

Police Step up Efforts to Find Maine Murder Suspect

Fresh
police

Maine police are stepping up efforts to track down a Parkman man wanted in connection with the killing of his ex-girlfriend.

in Local

Augusta Man gets 7 Years in Prison for Driving Drunk

Fresh
GENERIC COURT LARGE

An Augusta man has been sentenced to seven years behind bars for his ninth drunken driving conviction, a longer prison term than prosecutors sought

in Local

New UMaine Law Dean Takes Over at Portland School

Fresh
college grad

The new dean of the University of Maine School of Law is on the job.

in Local

Maine Rangers on the Lookout For Imported Firewood

Fresh
GENERIC FIREWOOD LARGE

Forest rangers will be working to ensure people aren't bringing out-of-state firewood into Maine over the holiday weekend.

Tweets

  • 14h
  • 14h
  • 15h
  • 15h
  • 15h
  • 15h
  • 15h