| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A couple of observations from Duke’s 80-63 win over UCLA on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden:
Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski is a master of the post-game news conference. Or at least he was after his eighth-ranked Blue Devils played well in a...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:27 PM
NEW YORK — UCLA is 11 games into its basketball season, and this is what's known for sure: Bruins guard Kyle Anderson can spot a really good basketball player when he sees one.
Anderson said in the days leading up to Thursday night's game...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It was the Clippers' second day of training camp in La Jolla and assistant coach Tyronn Lue was demonstrating one of the team's new defensive techniques, telling the guards to "bump" opposing big men when they set a screen, then to hurry back on defense....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Jahlil Okafor had been linked to Duke for months, but the Young center never threw fuel on the fire.
With the same understated grace that’s defined both his game and approach to recruiting, Okafor announced his intention to attend Duke yesterday...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Dave Dickerson hasn't checked the resumes and accomplishments of all the college basketball coaches in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, yet the former Maryland assistant coach and player knows something about one who is on the brink of...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Students remain on break, temps dipped to single digits, and tipoff was after 9 p.m. So even with undefeated and second-ranked Syracuse in town, Cassell Coliseum offered negligible homecourt advantage to Virginia Tech on Tuesday.
But when freshman Ben...
| Jan 14, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. — Ratings magnet Duke and its iconic arena, Cameron Indoor Stadium, were naturals for the ACC's Big Monday debut. With the league taking over the coveted television window from the Big East, ESPN wanted to showcase two of the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Late in the 2010 season that would end with his program’s fourth national championship, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and I spent more than an hour talking about leadership. Few topics engage him more, and as we discussed his roles with the Blue Devils...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 11:32 AM
COLLEGE PARK — In the course of a game, Mark Turgeon may yell, stomp his feet, clap his hands, plead or curse. When frustrated with a player, the Maryland men's basketball coach sometimes looks to the rafters as if seeking divine inspiration.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Fundraising events can make for strange bedfellows, particularly when it comes to politics. But more than a few heads were turned, eyebrows were raised and stomachs were -- well, you get the picture -- when it was announced that former longtime rivals and...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Jabari Parker will go down in Chicago Public League history as the first player from the city to lead his team to four consecutive state championships. That's no small feat, especially when you consider not only the talent level in the city, but across...