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Keith Appling

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  • Even the best NCAA tournament teams have their flaws

    Even the best NCAA tournament teams have their flaws
    Only the very best teams in college basketball have advanced to the NCAA tournament's round of 16. Take Dayton versus Stanford in the South Regional … please. Dayton finished fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference and absorbed a 26-point loss this...
  • Teel Time: Hokies basketball to play Michigan State for first time

    Virginia Tech basketball’s first encounter with Michigan State could not be more ill-timed for the orange-and-maroon crowd. As announced Thursday, the Hokies and Spartans will play Nov. 22 at the Barclays Center, home of the NBA’s Brooklyn...
  • Virginia Tech faces daunting basketball challenge against No. 1 Michigan State

     Virginia Tech faces daunting basketball challenge against No. 1 Michigan State
    As soon as he watched No. 1 Michigan State's wins against Columbia and Portland, Virginia Tech's Adam Smith had a distinct feeling about the Hokies' chances Friday when they play Michigan State. Though Tech (3-1) will arrive at the Barclays Center in...
  • State: No. 1 Michigan St. routs Mount St. Mary's men

    Keith Appling scored 17 points on 8-for-11 shooting as top-ranked Michigan State beat visiting Mount St. Mary's, 98-65, on Friday. Travis Trice and Denzel Valentine added 15 points each for Michigan State (7-0), which shot 63.1 percent from the field...
  • U.Va. faces more-seasoned Michigan State in Sweet 16

    U.Va. faces more-seasoned Michigan State in Sweet 16
    NEW YORK — Madison Square Garden hasn't hosted an NCAA tournament game of Sweet 16 magnitude since 1955, but if any team is prepared for this moment on this stage, it's Michigan State. The world's most famous arena? Friday's regional semifinal...
  • Capsule: No. 1 Seed Virginia vs. No 4 Michigan State

    Top players: Adreian Payne (16.6 points, 7.3 rebounds), Gary Harris (16.9 points) and Keith Appling (11.7 points, 4.6 assists) for Michigan State; Malcolm Brogdon (12.6 points), Joe Harris (11.8 points) and Akil Mitchell (6.9 points, 7.0 rebounds) for...
  • Michigan State Wins Slugfest

    NEW YORK — Like two heavyweight boxers, Michigan State and Virginia stood toe-to-toe and traded punches. With a trip to the Elite Eight at stake, the physical teams spent 40 minutes battling at Madison Square Garden Friday night. By the time the...
  • Virginia falls to Michigan State 61-59 to end season in East Regional semifinals

    Virginia falls to Michigan State 61-59 to end season in East Regional semifinals
    NEW YORK – Nobody pointed fingers, nobody blamed officials and nobody cried injustice. As far as no-calls by officials go, the one top seed Virginia fell victim to Friday night in the closing minute of its 61-59 loss to Michigan State in an NCAA...
  • Virginia meets its defensive match in Sweet 16 loss to Michigan State

     Virginia meets its defensive match in Sweet 16 loss to Michigan State
    NEW YORK — Time was when NCAA tournament regional semifinals bordered on routine for Virginia basketball. Ralph Sampson and Jeff Lamp. Othell Wilson and Olden Polynice. Bryant Stith and Junior Burrough. Terry Holland and Jeff Jones. Friday...
  • Michigan State loss ends run for Harris and Mitchell, but Virginia's future remains bright

     Michigan State loss ends run for Harris and Mitchell, but Virginia's future remains bright
    NEW YORK — Even as the heartache of Friday’s 61-59 loss to Michigan State in the NCAA tournament East Region semifinals was at its peak, Virginia coach Tony Bennett couldn’t help but consider the strides his program and its central...
  • Boatright's Defense Helps Huskies Win

    NEW YORK — Tears trickling down her cheeks, Tanesha Boatright embraced her son and wouldn't let go. Ryan Boatright, holding the piece of net he had snipped from the Madison Square Garden hoop, squeezed his mother. Amid the on-court celebration...