| Feb 11, 2012
| 2:30 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Tony Bennett's postmortem Saturday began and ended with questions about foul trouble. Virginia's coach wisely declined the bait.
Sure, early fouls by post players Mike Scott and Akil Mitchell were the last thing the 19th-...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 6:18 PM
This is what a young Maryland team had thirsted for all season: a chance to prove it had arrived against a highly ranked conference rival in front of a jacked-up Comcast Center crowd as eager as the players for a signature win.
Feeding off adrenaline...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Maryland's effort against North Carolina ended with a loss -- and also with an end-of-game play by the Heels that Maryland did not appreciate.
North Carolina was leading by seven points when John Henson dunked emphatically with one second to go. The...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Norfolk State set a school Division I record for wins with 17 after beating Maryland-Eastern Shore 72-60. The Spartans' previous best was 16 wins in the 2007-08 season. Chris McEachin had 20 points and Kyle O'Quinn added 18 to lead the Spartans (17-8, 9-2...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:11 AM
The Kansas-Missouri Border War makes for great college basketball theater, witness the No. 4 Tigers’ stunning come-from-behind victory over the No. 7 Jayhawks on Saturday night.
The game marked the third time in rivalry history that both teams were...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 8:28 PM
There have been many famous families in the illustrious history of Indiana High School Basketball.
However, Steve and Lorri Zeller are in an exclusive club, the only parents to three Indiana High School Mr. Basketballs. They've also seen each of their...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Christian Laettner still reigns. The stakes, the drama, the 10-for-10 perfection.
But in the pantheon of Duke buzzer-beaters, only Laettner’s epic 20 years ago ranks above Austin Rivers’ dagger Wednesday night.
Perhaps you were among the 21,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Slow is to Roy Williams what tofu is to Paula Deen. North Carolina's Hall of Fame coach will tolerate any number of mistakes, as long as they're committed in overdrive.
Fast is to Tony Bennett what bacon-wrapped doughnuts are to Jillian Michaels....
| Feb 11, 2012
| 2:26 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- For Virginia coach Tony Bennett, the message after falling at North Carolina was simple: rebound better.
The fifth-ranked Tar Heels dominated the No. 19 Cavaliers on the boards and got plenty of extra looks in Saturday's 70-52...
| 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...