| 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....
| 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 18, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Standing in the bowels in the Dean E. Smith Center on Saturday afternoon after Virginia's 93-81 loss to North Carolina, it dawned on guard Jontel Evans that U.Va.'s quest to become a serious NCAA tournament candidate wasn't getting easier.
| 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...
| 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...