| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:51 AM
Today's Hyde5 blog:
1. Jim Larranaga and Al Golden took over the Miami basketball and football programs, respectively, at the same time four years ago. They each were immediately blindsided by the Nevin Shapiro mess that resulted in player suspensions,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:26 PM
With six Final Fours and nine ACC tournament finals on his résumé, Karl Hess’ officiating chops are beyond reproach. But I never cared for his confrontational style, and it’s exactly that approach that led the conference to bench him....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Whether he goes to Duke or the NBA, Shaun Livingston realizes he is blessed to be facing a decision most everyone else can only dream about.
As a first option, there's Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski, who has won over Livingston's family--especially...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:42 AM
Virginia has won 20 consecutive home basketball games. Moreover, the Cavaliers have won 20 straight at John Paul Jones Arena versus ACC opponents.
Duke’s home winning streak was 41 games prior to last week’s loss to Miami. Virginia Tech...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 7:06 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — For Mike Dunleavy, son of an NBA coach, the decision of where to attend college came down to Duke or North Carolina.
Dean Smith, Dunleavy recalled, got involved in his recruitment, sending him letters and sitting with him at a...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 9:12 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia University coach Herb Magee has become the second NCAA men's basketball coach to win 1,000 games.
Magee hit the milestone with the Rams' 80-60 win over Post on Saturday. He has won all 1,000 games over 48 seasons at the...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 12:36 PM
Dean Smith was more than simply a basketball coach.
Yes, the retired Hall of Famer left North Carolina as the winningest coach in men's history after capturing two national titles along with the 1976 Olympic gold medal and coaching some of the sport's...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 10:46 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Every streak ended Saturday for Virginia’s basketball team Saturday night. In shocking fashion at that. Every winning streak, every defensive streak, every ACC streak.
And the No. 2 Cavaliers have zero time to brood, for...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 11:42 AM
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Nine hours before the largest basketball game here in decades, thousands of Virginia faithful streamed into John Paul Jones Arena to celebrate the Cavaliers and pose for ESPN’s College GameDay cameras.
The students, you...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:17 PM
CINCINNATI — Only a few weeks ago, on Dec. 18, UConn played well enough in a 10-point loss to Duke, at the time ranked second in the country, for coach Mike Krzyzewski to say that the Huskies "played like the championship program they are."
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:16 PM
After Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski recorded his 1,000th career victory in a win over St. John's on Sunday, he thanked all the former players and assistants who helped him reach the milestone.
Three of those former assistants are now head coaches of...