| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Virginia lost again at Duke on Thursday night. But this one felt different than most, if not all, the Cavaliers’ defeats in an 0-for-15 stretch at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
The Blue Devils survived 61-58 when last-second 3-pointers by Virginia’...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:01 PM
As basketball observers go, Mike Krzyzewski and Austin Rivers have impeccable credentials. One’s a Hall of Fame coach, the other a future first-round draft choice whose dad guided the NBA’s most storied franchise to a championship.
| Oct 15, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Media release from the Atlantic Coast Conference:
GREENSBORO, N.C. – NC State has been picked as the favorite in the first Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Coaches Preseason Poll announced on Monday.
The Wolfpack, which returns...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:43 AM
Talk about being upstaged. Just as I was set to post my preseason All-ACC basketball team and predicted order of finish – this to advance the league’s media day Wednesday in Charlotte – the conference’s coaches released their...
| Oct 18, 2012
ACC basketball went old school Wednesday. Short shorts, canvas sneakers, two-hand set shot old school.
Mirroring the conference's coaches, the league's media voted North Carolina State, Duke and North Carolina to finish 1-2-3.
"Our region is the most...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Atlantic Coast Conference
Heading into last season's NCAA tournament, three ACC teams – North Carolina, Duke and ACC tournament champion Florida State – were ranked in the top 10, but UNC and N.C. State were the only ACC reps in the Sweet 16....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Comcast Center was thick with memories Wednesday night.
The nostalgia was created by the presence of retired Maryland coach Gary Williams, returning for one last pre-game fist pump to the student section as the court was dedicated in his name. It was...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:36 AM
Virginia Tech’s basketball program is 3-8 against Duke since joining the ACC. Sounds rather grim until you consider how the rest of the conference has fared against Mike Krzyzewski’s Blue Devils.
Over the same span, since the 2004-05 season...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Almost without fail, in victory or defeat, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski says something gracious about the Blue Devils’ opponent.
Duke’s 75-60 win at Virginia Tech on Thursday was no different.
“They can hit threes, and (Erick)...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:11 AM
The Kansas-Missouri Border War makes for great college basketball theater, witness the No. 4 Tigers’ stunning come-from-behind victory over the No. 7 Jayhawks on Saturday night.
The game marked the third time in rivalry history that both teams were...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Christian Laettner still reigns. The stakes, the drama, the 10-for-10 perfection.
But in the pantheon of Duke buzzer-beaters, only Laettner’s epic 20 years ago ranks above Austin Rivers’ dagger Wednesday night.
Perhaps you were among the 21,...