| Mar 18, 2011
| 7:22 PM
After a one-year hiatus, North Carolina played like a team that wants an extended stay in the NCAA tournament — on offense, at least.
The second-seeded Tar Heels and their long front line kept 15th seed Long Island at arm's length in a 102-87 win...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Kendall Marshall has had plenty of "Welcome to major college basketball" moments in a remarkable freshman season. The most recent came in the wake of North Carolina's run to the ACC tournament championship game.
"After playing in the ACC tournament, I...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:47 AM
The early NBA exits and staggering coaching turnover have marinated. The rosters are close to set, and the summer recruiting circuit will commence next month.
So why not do some early handicapping of next season’s ACC basketball race?
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:34 PM
With the 36th pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, former Maryland Terrapins forward Jordan Williams' dreams became a reality. Thirteen picks later, a turbulent past year for Baltimore native Josh Selby culminated with his joining Williams among the...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 6:51 PM
In the hours, then days, after her teenage sister went missing during a Christmas visit, Deena Barnes remembers the gripping panic that took over — staying up for two days straight, on the edge of the couch, waiting to catch a glimpse of 16-year-old...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:59 AM
Basketball recruiting services such as Rivals, CBS and ESPN each rank six ACC classes among the nation’s elite, more than any other conference. With the leading seven vote-getters on last season’s all-league teams headed to the NBA, the ACC...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:07 PM
The Washington Wizards insist they aren't wedded to any prospect for the third overall pick, and they remain at the mercy of what the Charlotte Bobcats decide to do ahead of them — whether it's take Kansas junior and Washington native Thomas...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Isn't a program that has never been to a state final four supposed to show some nerves when it takes the floor in the big college gymnasium? Grafton High forgot to read the memo before its 63-48 thumping of Heritage in the Group AA Division 4 boys...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Jeremy Jordan spends his days as a mortgage broker, his afternoons as a high school basketball coach and his nights as a husband and father to an infant daughter. That leaves little time for reflection at the moment.
Even so, he took a few moments on...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Playing in one of the greatest state championship games ever proved to be little consolation for Grafton High's boys basketball team. The Clippers bid for a first-ever basketball state championship came up just short, as they lost to Christiansburg 70-...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The instant classic Group AA Division 4 boys basketball state championship game between Christiansburg and Grafton high schools on Saturday in Richmond brought out the best in both teams afterward, just as the game had.
Christiansburg's players were,...