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  • Virginia Tech notches monumental win against No. 1 Duke

    Virginia Tech notches monumental win against No. 1 Duke
    BLACKSBURG — Seldom do opportunities arise like the one Virginia Tech had Saturday night against No. 1 Duke. Tech coach Seth Greenberg knows it, his players know it and an interested NCAA tournament committee certainly took note. This stage offered...
  • Duke ends Maryland's ACC tournament with 87-71 quarterfinal win

    Duke ends Maryland's ACC tournament with 87-71 quarterfinal win
    Maryland had one more opportunity Friday night to get it right, one precious chance -- in a meaningful game in March -- to finally claim a memorable win against a ranked team while retaining a shred of hope of securing an NCAA tournament berth. After...
  • Notebook: ACC Player of the Year Nolan Smith injured in Duke's win

    Duke guard Nolan Smith, the ACC Player of the Year, may miss Saturday's conference tournament semifinals after injuring the second toe on his left foot in Friday's 87-71 quarterfinal victory over Maryland. Smith sustained the injury late in the second...
  • Virginia Tech slips by Florida State in dramatic fashion

    Virginia Tech slips by Florida State in dramatic fashion
    In the biggest game of the season, with Virginia Tech's ACC tournament fate and perhaps its NCAA chances on the line, Erick Green had made one more basket than a corpse. The Hokies' sophomore guard was 1-for-12 from the field in the first 39 minutes...
  • Hokies await word on NCAA tournament fate

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – As positive as Malcolm Delaney feels about what Virginia Tech has done to solidify a spot in the NCAA tournament, no amount of reassurance will make him feel certain about the Hokies' future. Perhaps a second win against Duke...
  • Duke's experience trumps UNC's youth in ACC title game

    Duke's experience trumps UNC's youth in ACC title game
    Duke's experience trumps UNC's youth in ACC tournament title game Nolan Smith picks up tournament MVP while leading Blue Devils on offensive and defensive ends Duke and North Carolina and Nolan Smith and Roy Williams and Mike Krzyzewski and Kyle Singler...
  • Monarchs to face Butler; Hampton draws Duke

    Monarchs to face Butler; Hampton draws Duke
    Last season, Old Dominion won a first-round NCAA tournament game. It was an impressive achievement, but the Monarchs left New Orleans feeling like they could have accomplished more after the high of their 51-50 win against Notre Dame faded in light of...
  • Bracket breakdown: NCAA sleepers, Cinderellas and more

    Bracket breakdown: NCAA sleepers, Cinderellas and more
    The 2011 NCAA tournament officially tips off tonight with a pair of play-in games -- I'm still scratching my head at UAB and Clemson playing for a No. 12 seed -- but the bracket bonanza for most pools begins Thursday afternoon with the Round of 64. That...
  • Hampton U. coach looking for any advantage before playing Duke

    Hampton U. coach looking for any advantage before playing Duke
    Ed Joyner Jr. was taking suggestions Thursday for tools he might use to demonstrate that the task at hand is difficult, but not impossible. In advance of Friday's David vs. Goliath matchup against No. 1 seed Duke in the NCAA tournament, Hampton...
  • Duke just too powerful for Hampton, Pirates lose 87-45

    Duke just too powerful for Hampton, Pirates lose 87-45
    Hampton University couldn't give up open looks for 3-pointers. Three of Duke's first six baskets were 3-pointers. The Pirates couldn't allow offensive rebounds. Eight of Duke's first 13 points came on second, or third, chances. The die cast early, top-...
  • Hansbrough earns 2nd-team All-America spot

    Hansbrough earns 2nd-team All-America spot
    The stockpile of individual honors probably doesn't mute the sting of a premature end to Ben Hansbrough's senior season. But the Notre Dame guard keeps accruing the honors anyway. Hansbrough earned a spot on the Associated Press All-America second team,...