COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTES

NU’s Peter Roby sheds light on NCAA selection process

Peter Roby, Northeastern athletic director, at a Northeastern basketball game. Jon Chase for the Boston Globe

Jon Chase/Globe Staff

The NU athletic director, who is on the selection committee, talks about conspiracy theories and bubble teams.

Richmond 56, UMass 53

Richmond puts UMass in hole, keeps it there

The Spiders held on for a 56-53 victory at the Mullins Center.

Kentucky forward Marcus Lee (00) scores in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against georgiaTuesday, March 3, 2015, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

College roundup: No. 1 Kentucky tops Georgia

The Wildcats (30-0, 17-0 Southeastern Conference) had won their previous five games by an average of 24 points.

SPOKANE, WA - JANUARY 24: Przemek Karnowski #24 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs dunks against the Pacific Tigers in the first half at McCarthey Athletic Center on January 24, 2015 in Spokane, Washington. (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Joe Sullivan | On College Basketball

Previewing this week’s conference tournaments

Conference tournaments begin this week. Here’s a look at the contenders, and predictions for who will make the big dance.

Northeastern's Aaron Civale pitches against the Boston Red Sox during a spring training exhibition baseball game, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/The News-Press, Andrew West) MAGS OUT; NAPLES OUT; NO SALES

Andrew West/AP

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

Northeastern’s Aaron Civale impresses Red Sox

The righthander faced eight batters and struck out four, including David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

Roundup: Boston College races to big lead, holds off Virginia Tech

Dimitri Batten had 18 points for the Eagles, who used a 35-11 run spanning halftime to build a comfortable lead.

Charlie Titus started at UMass-Boston in 1974.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Charlie Titus of UMass Boston changed players’ lives

Titus coached basketball at the school, and had an impact on hundreds of players, for 39 seasons.

BU 6, NORTHEASTERN 1

BU wins Hockey East regular-season title

The fourth-ranked Terriers added an exclamation point to their season with a 6-1 win over Northeastern.