| 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?
| Feb 22, 2011
| 1:13 PM
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Butler senior forward Matt Howard has been named the 2010-11 NCAA Division I Academic All-American of the Year. Howard was chosen to the Capital One Academic All-America Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:34 PM
With the 36th pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, former Maryland Terrapins forward Jordan Williams' dreams became a reality. Thirteen picks later, a turbulent past year for Baltimore native Josh Selby culminated with his joining Williams among the...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:44 PM
"We've come a long, long way together, Through the hard times and the good. I have to celebrate you baby, I have to praise you like I should."
- Fatboy Slim, 1999
Entering my sophomore year as a professional sports reporter, I had assumed that I had...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 10:13 PM
The eighth seed appears energized. The sixth seed appears gassed. The top seed is where it is in part due to one of the season's ugliest games.
Welcome to the ACC tournament, where three teams already are assured NCAA tournament bids, three more...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Durand Scott slumped back in a chair in the Miami locker room, still as a statue, his warmup jacket draped over his head and face. He already had attempted to explain the inexplicable, describe the indescribable.
Left alone finally, he retreated into the...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Today (Feb. 23), less than a week after this post, Zeller was named not only first-team Academic All-America but also the Academic All-American of the Year for basketball.
Tyler Zeller pulled an A-minus last...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Suffice to say, North Carolina coach Roy Williams had a different view than Virginia forward Mike Scott on Scott’s fourth foul Saturday.
The whistle was pivotal in the Tar Heels’ 54-51 victory and helped limit Scott to 22 minutes, his...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:24 PM
CHARLOTTESVILLE — With North Carolina clinging to a 1-point lead in the final minute at Virginia on Saturday, the ACC's two best players commanded center stage.
The Cavaliers' Mike Scott missed.
The Tar Heels' Tyler Zeller did not.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 1:11 PM
You could make a really strong case that Maryland’s trip to North Carolina on Wednesday night represents the toughest game all season for the Terps.
It’s not just that the Tar Heels are sixth in the nation and winners of 11 of their last 12...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:51 PM
It was Feb. 4, and Maryland trailed by just three points at Comcast Center when Tyler Zeller, North Carolina's 7-foot senior, missed a shot with 2:37 left.
The Tar Heels got the offensive rebound. Then they got another. Then another. Then John Henson hit...