| Mar 12, 2013
| 12:48 PM
As satisfying as it was for Virginia Tech's Erick Green to learn he'd made first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference, he wasn't afraid to admit he had his fingers crossed for an even loftier distinction.
He wanted to be recognized as the best. He got his...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:22 PM
When he sits down to plan out future schedules, Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett is going to reference issues that arose this season. He's learned some hard lessons about risk and reward.
Bennett will worry about scheduling matters in the...
| Mar 22, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — Albany's players know coach Will Brown isn't jerking their chain. Yes, they can shock Duke on Friday. Yes, they can torch millions of NCAA tournament brackets.
"A 15 (seed) has beaten a two," Brown said Thursday. "So when you talk...
| Mar 23, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — Albany coach Will Brown said Thursday that Duke was the best team in this NCAA tournament. The Blue Devils didn't approach that rare air Friday against Brown's Great Danes.
No, this isn't some Carolina-blue time warp in which Duke...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:53 PM
For the second consecutive season, Creighton has drawn an ACC icon in the NCAA tournament, and once again, Steve Merfeld is the Blue Jays’ lead scout for the matchup.
A former Hampton University head coach, Merfeld is in his second year as a...
| Mar 24, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — For the first time in 23 years, Duke has three established senior starters and leaders. Moreover, Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly offer compelling stories, collectively and individually.
They've celebrated a national...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Duke has won 29 games this basketball season. None like this. Foul trouble: check. Frigid shooting: check. Stars MIA: check. Rookies tested like never before: check.
The Blue Devils experienced all of the above Sunday night against Creighton in the NCAA...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:14 AM
What has been anticipated around the Maryland basketball program for months has become reality: sophomore Alex Len will forgo the last two years of his college career, a source with knowledge of the situation said Sunday night.
Yahoo Sports first...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else.
Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:44 AM
When it comes to men's basketball strength and national exposure, the rich have gotten richer in the Atlantic Coast Conference with the introduction of Syracuse, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh to a family that already includes Duke, North Carolina and...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The Orlando Pro Summer League will begin Sunday morning on Amway Center’s practice court and will feature the Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder,...