| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:53 PM
It was hard to tell what, exactly, the Oklahoma City Thunder was preparing to do.
In a routine as carefully choreographed as any Broadway production, Russell Westbrook and James Harden would flex their muscles before games last season. Brawny forward...
| May 27, 2012
Troy Williams' transfer from Phoebus High, the hometown school where his Aunt Terri and Uncle Boo excelled, to Oak Hill Academy was more than a basketball decision.
Of course, Oak Hill's renowned team is the foremost reason. Were Williams a scholarship...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 11:17 AM
North Carolina's Tyler Zeller is the Atlantic Coast Conference's player of the year, and Florida State's Leonard Hamilton has won the coach of the year award for the second time in four years.
The University of Virgin'as Mike Scott finished second in...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:35 PM
NBA Draft: The Lakers have four second-round picks in the 2011 NBA Draft at Nos. 41, 46, 56 and 58. Even though it's uncertain how much impact the Lakers can make with those selections, there are a few candidates that could fill some of the team's needs.....
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:38 PM
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-...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 2:04 PM
They had an upset in the making, but they came up just short because the potential game-tying shot came up just a bit long.
Darius Morris hit the back of the iron and missed the potential game-tying shot just before time expired as top-seeded Duke...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 11:59 AM
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,...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Senior guards Jimmer Fredette of BYU and Nolan Smith of Duke are the leading vote-getters on The Associated Press All-America team.
Freshman Jared Sullinger of Ohio State, junior guard Kemba Walker of Connecticut and senior forward JaJuan Johnson of...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 1:07 PM
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Andre Dawkins' defense led to a highlight-reel dunk. His timely scoring helped prevent one loss from becoming two for Duke.
Dawkins scored 12 of his 14 points after halftime, and the top-ranked Blue Devils bounced back from their...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Maybe a year from now, Virginia wins this game. When the Cavaliers are a year more seasoned, a year more poised on defense, a year more accomplished on offense, they win such a game.
The boxscore says that Duke registered yet another home, double-...