| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Leftovers from Wednesday’s ACC basketball media gathering. Simply stir, nuke and enjoy.
* I wasn't at Virginia coach Tony Bennett's table when he said this, but VirginiaSports.com's Jeff White was.
"For being in our third year, I think we've...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Roughly one-third through the regular season, Virginia Tech guard Erick Green leads the ACC – he’s lapping the field, in fact – and ranks second nationally in scoring at 24.8 points per game. The primary question is, what are his chances...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Duke’s Shane Battier and North Carolina’s Joseph Forte shared 2001 ACC basketball player of the year honors as media balloting deadlocked at 32 votes each. If ever another season was going to produce such an improbable tie, it’s this...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The 60th ACC basketball tournament convenes Thursday at its traditional home, Greensboro, N.C. But with a top seed hailing from palm tree and stone crab country, the event could be a showcase for the nouveau riche.
This marks Miami’s ninth ACC...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Virginia's Joe Harris and Virginia Tech's Erick Green are experiencing very different seasons with their respective men's basketball teams, but they can say they have one characteristic in common.
They're both officially part of the Atlantic Coast...
| 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...