| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:38 PM
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...
| Mar 29, 2014
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.
| Mar 29, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:45 PM
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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:08 PM
NEW YORK — Just 18 months ago, Kevin Ollie wasn't sure how long he'd have a job at Connecticut, and Shabazz Napier didn't know if he even wanted to be at the school anymore.
As Napier climbed a stepladder Sunday afternoon to cut down a net in...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Don Markus and Jeff Barker and producer-editor Jonas Shaffer weigh in on three topics from the past week in Maryland sports.
How much influence did Mike Krzyzewski have in Maryland not getting a return game from Duke this...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Freshman guard Derrick Walton Jr. and sophomore guard Nik Stauskas scored 19 points apiece to lead No. 21 Michigan to an 80-75 upset of No. 3 Michigan State on Saturday night at the Breslin Center.
Walton's point total was a career high. Sophomore guard...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:58 PM
NEW YORK -- Markel Starks scored 16 points and Georgetown held off a late surge to knock off No. 7 Michigan State 64-60 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Starks, a senior guard, scored 10 in the second half and was helped out by 12 points from...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:14 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:28 PM
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...