| Feb 26, 2011
| 8:38 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:47 AM
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?
| 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-...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The biggest overachiever in Maryland basketball history -- maybe in the modern college game -- is trying to beat the odds again.
At age 33, a decade after leading the Terps to the NCAA men's championship, three years removed from his last NBA game and...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Winning streak meets losing streak when Virginia plays at Duke on Thursday.
The Cavaliers have won 12 consecutive games this season. They have lost 14 straight games at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
“It’s going to be a great test for us,”...
| 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...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:42 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As one half of the Atlantic Coast Conference's top returning scoring backcourt, Miami's Malcolm Grant thinks he and teammate Durand Scott have earned at least a little respect.
So, when Grant's phone rang recently and a family...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Lou Amundson netted a career-high 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting off the bench as the Indiana Pacers routed the Portland Trail Blazers, 92-75, on Tuesday.
"It felt great," Amundson said in a televised postgame interview. "We wanted to make a statement...
| Jun 23, 2011
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.....