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  • 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,...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Hokies look like top-half ACC basketball teams next season

    Teel Time: U.Va., Hokies look like top-half ACC basketball teams next season
    The early NBA exits and staggering coaching turnover have marinated. The rosters are close to set, and the summer recruiting circuit will commence next month. So why not do some early handicapping of next season’s ACC basketball race? As always,...
  • Duke takes charge in second half, beats Virginia 76-60

    Duke takes charge in second half, beats Virginia 76-60
    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...
  • Late surge carries Duke past game Virginia 76-60

    Late surge carries Duke past game Virginia 76-60
    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-...
  • NBA Draft: Looking at Lakers draft candidates

     
    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.....