| Feb 12, 2013
| 2:06 AM
At 10-0 in the ACC and No. 3 in the Associated Press national poll, Miami absolutely has national-championship potential. No stranger to such teams, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is piloting the Hurricanes' bandwagon.
“I think Miami is a...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 2:24 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Saturday marked the first time in Tony Bennett’s seven seasons as a head coach that his team scored at least 80 points and lost. Safe to say, the experience was unpleasant.
With his Virginia Cavaliers clawing toward an...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:12 PM
If Shane Larkin hits a runner in traffic, fine. Same if Kenny Kadji slingshots in a contested 3-pointer, or Reggie Johnson burrows through a low-post trap to muscle in a bank shot.
But allowing Johnson an uncontested layup? And throwing away the ensuing...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The 60th ACC basketball tournament convenes Thursday at its traditional home, Greensboro, N.C. But with a top seed hailing from palm tree and stone crab country, the event could be a showcase for the nouveau riche.
This marks Miami’s ninth ACC...
| Mar 12, 2013
Miami won the ACC regular season outright and went a combined 7-1 against teams in the top half of the standings. Duke is 18-0 when at full strength and fresh off a road victory over neighborhood rival North Carolina.
Yet the top two seeds for this...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:33 PM
North Carolina State was a consensus preseason top-10 choice, the favorite to win an ACC recently dominated by neighbors Duke and North Carolina. Rarely, if ever, has the Wolfpack looked more the part than the past two days at the conference tournament....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Though Devonte Dedmon scored a Warhill-record 48 points, Tabb beat the host Lions 74-71 Tuesday night behind Terrell Sheffey’s 24 points and Keaton Brown’s 16.
The Tigers missed four straight late free throws, with an offensive...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The non-conference portion of the ACC basketball season ended in familiar fashion Wednesday night. Duke won with defense, Miami beat a quality opponent, Georgia Tech bested a lightweight, and Florida State endured a disappointing loss.
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Welcome back to Morning Shootaround, a regular feature this season the day after Maryland basketball games. While we can't bring you into the Terps' locker room after games -- reporters haven't been allowed in there since the last couple of years under...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
It was growing late Sunday night at BankUnited Center, and the concerns Mark Turgeon had expressed about the Miami game were being realized.
The Maryland coach had fretted that his young players — “puppies,” he called them —...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Most college basketball coaches never like their teams to play an opponent that has just been blown out.
As much as Maryland fans enjoyed seeing Duke get embarrassed at Miami on Wednesday night, I’m sure Mark Turgeon did not. It equaled the...