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Marcus Thornton

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  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Keselica, Hokies upend No. 13 Florida State in baseball

    COLLEGES: Baseball: A five-run seventh inning propelled Virginia Tech (15-12, 6-4 ACC) past No. 13 Florida State 8-3 in a series opener in Tallahassee. Sean Keselica (4-1) pitched seven innings for the win, and Erik Payne drove in three runs. ......
  • Hampton, U.Va., VCU await NCAA tournament destinations, opponents

     Hampton, U.Va., VCU await NCAA tournament destinations, opponents
    Selection Sunday in our fair commonwealth is about the micro. The macro of which state teams play in the NCAA basketball tournament has been answered — Virginia, Hampton and VCU are assured of bids. What's left are the details: seedings, venues...
  • Versatile Tarpey helps William and Mary's basketball team to top of CAA

    Versatile Tarpey helps William and Mary's basketball team to top of CAA
    WILLIAMSBURG — On numerous occasions this season, William and Mary scoring sequences began with a Terry Tarpey rebound, followed by Tarpey pushing the ball upcourt in transition and passing to an open shooter for a basket. Others began with a...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 2/28 log (updated Saturday AM)

    5:30 a.m.    Golf: Joburg Open third round (in Johannesburg, South Africa).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Crystal Palace at West Ham.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN 9 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR...
  • Previous W&M record-holder Giermak applauds Thornton's accomplishment

    Previous W&M record-holder Giermak applauds Thornton's accomplishment
    Marcus Thornton's pursuit and acquisition of William and Mary's career scoring record has brought added recognition to the program and has one particularly interested observer in northwestern Pennsylvania. Eighty-six-year-old Chet Giermak, retired and...
  • State teams in thick of college basketball's tightest conference races

    State teams in thick of college basketball's tightest conference races
    Portending a wild March in Virginia, college basketball’s three most-clustered league races involve teams from the commonwealth. Logjams at the top. Hoards lurking in the shadows. Clashes between contenders on the horizon. Such is life in the...
  • Celtics Too Much For Short-Handed 76ers

    Celtics Too Much For Short-Handed 76ers
    BOSTON (AP) — Jared Sullinger led six Boston players in double figures with 22 points, adding eight rebounds and seven assists to send the Celtics to a 107-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. "We played 14, 16 minutes of bad...
  • Hassan Whiteside leads Heat to 83-75 victory against Celtics

    Hassan Whiteside leads Heat to 83-75 victory against Celtics
    Hassan Whiteside first awed us with his shot-blocking. Later, it was his rebounding. It was only fitting for him to bring scoring back into the mix. Whiteside scored 20 points in the Miami Heat's 83-75 victory against the Boston Celtics Sunday at TD...
  • Martin's Return Sparks Timberwolves Over Celtics, 110-98

    Martin's Return Sparks Timberwolves Over Celtics, 110-98
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Martin scored 21 points in his first game in more than two months and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Zach...
  • Clippers beat Celtics 102-93 for 8th win in 11 games

    Clippers beat Celtics 102-93 for 8th win in 11 games
    LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin scored 22 points, DeAndre Jordan had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Boston Celtics 102-93 Monday after losing most of a 23-point lead. J.J. Redick and reserve Jamal Crawford added...
  • Clippers beat Boston Celtics, 102-93

    The Clippers beat the Boston Celtics on Monday at Staples Center, 102-93. The Clippers controlled the first half and led by as many as 23 points in the third quarter, but the Celtics had a strong fourth quarter, cutting their deficit to three points,...