| Mar 27, 2011
| 5:16 PM
Call the roll of Final Four gate-crashers. Butler. George Mason. Penn. Indiana State.
Recount their upsets, harrowing finishes and, yes, miracles.
None matches VCU. Virginia Commonwealth University for the basketball-impaired.
The Rams on Sunday...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 1:28 PM
From the moment Adrienne Motley decided to transfer from Hampton Roads Academy to Woodside, the skeptics pounced. Could she handle the upgrade in competition? And how would the Wolverines' returning players adapt to this outsider?
Except the skeptics...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 2:37 PM
HOUSTON — Richmond and Cleveland State were the 1980s pioneers, charming and obscure underdogs who crashed the NCAA basketball tournament's Sweet 16.
Loyola Marymount, Rhode Island and Gonzaga went a step beyond during the '90s, reaching the...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Adrienne Motley and Alecia Bell, stars on their Woodside High basketball team, say that becoming role players on Boo Williams' elite 16-and-under squad isn't difficult.
Both have played AAU travel ball for years — in Motley's case, she began when...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Jim Larranaga doesn't look like a revolutionary.
The new basketball coach at the University of Miami doesn't walk around in fatigues or keep an enemies list. No bandana for him.
Friday, he wore a conservative suit, orange tie and small "U" pin to go...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 3:31 AM
During a season in which the Bay Rivers District baseball Player of the Year race has no real clear-cut leader, one guy to watch closely is Jamestown shortstop Tommy Vitaletti.
George Mason-bound Vitaletti, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound senior, is one of six...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Kent Bazemore is focused on the task at hand: winning a basketball game. Flotsam and jetsam not directly related to that goal, like RPI numbers, aren't spared much thought.
"To be honest, I don't even know how they come up with that stuff," said...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 10:57 AM
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| Jan 19, 2011
| 6:48 PM
The inevitable cannibalization within Colonial Athletic Association basketball began Wednesday night.
Inevitable because with five teams among the nation's top 100 according to CollegeRPI.com, and a sixth at No. 110, the league's bullies had to start...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 7:33 AM
If you're sick of the snow in this month that's had record snowfall, get ready for more Friday evening, Saturday and the middle of next week.
The forecast calls for snow showers during Friday evening's rush hour, and during the day on...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 12:40 PM
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