| 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...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 10:13 PM
The eighth seed appears energized. The sixth seed appears gassed. The top seed is where it is in part due to one of the season's ugliest games.
Welcome to the ACC tournament, where three teams already are assured NCAA tournament bids, three more...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Durand Scott slumped back in a chair in the Miami locker room, still as a statue, his warmup jacket draped over his head and face. He already had attempted to explain the inexplicable, describe the indescribable.
Left alone finally, he retreated into the...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Duke's experience trumps UNC's youth in ACC tournament title game
Nolan Smith picks up tournament MVP while leading Blue Devils on offensive and defensive ends
Duke and North Carolina and Nolan Smith and Roy Williams and Mike Krzyzewski and Kyle Singler...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 11:29 AM
The Huskies' season is over by the tip of a Tar Heels' hand.
North Carolina's 6-foot-10 John Henson tipped Justin Holiday's inbounds pass under UW's basket away with 5.7 seconds left and the Huskies down 1. Venoy Overton then missed a rushed 3-point try...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 1:59 PM
In the five weeks since Virginia and Virginia Tech opened ACC play against each other, both have experienced radical transformations, making steps forward despite significant setbacks.
The Hokies are down to eight scholarship players because of...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 1:01 PM
Seth Greenberg's basketball laboratory moves a couple of hours south to Chapel Hill on Thursday for one of the biggest challenges, literally, Virginia Tech will face this season.
The depleted, yet resourceful, Hokies have won six in a row — most...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Surely what North Carolina's basketball team does to Virginia Tech violates the Geneva Conventions.
Oh, the Hokies beat the Tar Heels at home last season who didn't? and even won here at the Dean Dome four years ago.
But no rival has dealt Tech more...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 10:42 AM
Troy Williams wasn't sure how, or when, to pop the question. What if the answer were "no"? Could he handle the rejection?
Just as intimidating, what if the answer were "yes"? Could he cope with the pressure?
Riding shotgun as his uncle drove last...