| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Unlike the vast majority of players in the Portsmouth Invitational, Cincinnati's Yancy Gates stands a good chance of hearing his name called in June's NBA draft.
So why is the 6-foot-9, 245-pounder running up and down the court at Churchland High...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:04 PM
Confession: I didn’t think Kendall Marshall would be THIS good at North Carolina. Watching him play summer ball with Boo Williams’ Hampton Roads team, he just seemed too one-dimensional, an exceptional passer who could not score.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The CIA employs scores of MENSA members to decipher coded messages from friends and foes alike. Wonder if we could borrow one to interpret ACC basketball.
If you like chaos, you've come to the right place.
Florida State is 0-2 against the Ivy League....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Virginia Tech had its largest lead, and Cassell Coliseum rocked. Erick Green had just made a 3-pointer, the Hokies’ ninth of this Thursday evening, and Tech led eighth-ranked North Carolina by eight points early in the second half.
Then the Tar...
| 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 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...