| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Maybe Harrison Barnes’ NBA skills or Deividas Dulkys’ long-range jumpers will crack Virginia’s defense. Or perhaps the Cavaliers will encounter Kentucky, Missouri or the Oklahoma City Thunder in postseason.
But midway through this...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 6:18 PM
This is what a young Maryland team had thirsted for all season: a chance to prove it had arrived against a highly ranked conference rival in front of a jacked-up Comcast Center crowd as eager as the players for a signature win.
Feeding off adrenaline...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Norfolk State set a school Division I record for wins with 17 after beating Maryland-Eastern Shore 72-60. The Spartans' previous best was 16 wins in the 2007-08 season. Chris McEachin had 20 points and Kyle O'Quinn added 18 to lead the Spartans (17-8, 9-2...
| 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 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 11, 2012
| 2:26 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- For Virginia coach Tony Bennett, the message after falling at North Carolina was simple: rebound better.
The fifth-ranked Tar Heels dominated the No. 19 Cavaliers on the boards and got plenty of extra looks in Saturday's 70-52...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Forty-one-point-three seconds. That's how long it took for Hampton to turn everything around.
On the brink of packing up the uniforms instead of playing on, the Crabbers rallied behind Jordan Baker's heroics for a 62-56 win over Nansemond River in the...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:24 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — With North Carolina clinging to a 1-point lead in the final minute at Virginia on Saturday, the ACC's two best players commanded center stage.
The Cavaliers' Mike Scott missed.
The Tar Heels' Tyler Zeller did not.
| Mar 10, 2012
| 6:05 PM
ATLANTA — A contentious, bizarre and fierce ACC tournament Saturday produced a championship-game rematch of a January encounter that still makes the head spin.
North Carolina and Florida State, the conference's most gifted teams, advanced to...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:26 PM
Maryland came to the Smith Center hoping to be more than a mere afterthought for a North Carolina team whose fans couldn't help but look ahead excitedly to the Tar Heels' rematch with Duke on Saturday.
While the sixth-ranked Tar Heels and the fourth-...