| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:01 PM
As basketball observers go, Mike Krzyzewski and Austin Rivers have impeccable credentials. One’s a Hall of Fame coach, the other a future first-round draft choice whose dad guided the NBA’s most storied franchise to a championship.
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Comcast Center was thick with memories Wednesday night.
The nostalgia was created by the presence of retired Maryland coach Gary Williams, returning for one last pre-game fist pump to the student section as the court was dedicated in his name. It was...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:36 AM
Virginia Tech’s basketball program is 3-8 against Duke since joining the ACC. Sounds rather grim until you consider how the rest of the conference has fared against Mike Krzyzewski’s Blue Devils.
Over the same span, since the 2004-05 season...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:23 PM
January matched Virginia Tech basketball's worst month in Seth Greenberg's eight seasons as coach. Six defeats in seven games, including setbacks at ACC lightweights Wake Forest and Boston College.
February couldn't have started with a much more...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Almost without fail, in victory or defeat, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski says something gracious about the Blue Devils’ opponent.
Duke’s 75-60 win at Virginia Tech on Thursday was no different.
“They can hit threes, and (Erick)...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:11 AM
The Kansas-Missouri Border War makes for great college basketball theater, witness the No. 4 Tigers’ stunning come-from-behind victory over the No. 7 Jayhawks on Saturday night.
The game marked the third time in rivalry history that both teams were...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Christian Laettner still reigns. The stakes, the drama, the 10-for-10 perfection.
But in the pantheon of Duke buzzer-beaters, only Laettner’s epic 20 years ago ranks above Austin Rivers’ dagger Wednesday night.
Perhaps you were among the 21,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Just when you think it might be possible for the Terps to inch closer to Duke, you get another glimpse of the future, and it remains bright for the Blue Devils. With their reputation and their terrific recruiting, it may always be thus.
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Slow is to Roy Williams what tofu is to Paula Deen. North Carolina's Hall of Fame coach will tolerate any number of mistakes, as long as they're committed in overdrive.
Fast is to Tony Bennett what bacon-wrapped doughnuts are to Jillian Michaels....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Erick Green has filled his young Virginia Tech teammates in about the close quarters in Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University, warned them about how they'll feel the hot, sometimes booze-infused (yes, even at a place like Duke) breath of students just...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:42 PM
DURHAM, N.C. – After getting to the front of the rim only to see a layup attempt that would've cut Duke's lead to one with nine seconds left in overtime come up empty, Virginia Tech's Erick Green heard it from the fans.
Duke's students pointed at...