| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:49 PM
Three years ago, a top-seeded North Carolina team met a No. 16 in the NCAA tournament at Greensboro Coliseum. The Tar Heels had lost in the ACC tournament and were without a first-team all-conference player.
In an almost identical challenge Friday, North...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 2:12 PM
If Creighton upsets North Carolina in the NCAA tournament Sunday, chances are Harrison Barnes will be to blame.
Not to suggest that Barnes, a first-team All-ACC forward, will play poorly against the Bluejays. It’s just that any chance eighth-seeded...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Troy Williams will be here in two years. Bank on it. Here being the NCAA basketball tournament’s Sweet 16 weekend.
Slashing, scoring, perhaps winning.
The overriding question: Which jersey will Williams be wearing?
A 6-foot-6 small forward at...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:53 PM
NEW ORLEANS - His years of work to help Purdue basketball and himself overcome injuries has made Robbie Hummel the best upperclassman in college basketball.
This according to those awarding the Lowe's Senior Class Award, which Hummel was awarded Friday...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:43 AM
Later this week the ACC will announce that media attending the league's basketball tipoff Wednesday picked North Carolina to win the conference’s regular-season race.
And for our next keen insight, we’ll forecast Barack Obama to win the...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:05 PM
North Carolina was chosen Wednesday to finish atop the Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball standings, and UNC's Harrison Barnes was selected the conference's preseason player of the year, according to a vote by media members gathered at the ACC...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:21 AM
Leftovers from Wednesday’s ACC basketball media gathering. Simply stir, nuke and enjoy.
* I wasn't at Virginia coach Tony Bennett's table when he said this, but VirginiaSports.com's Jeff White was.
"For being in our third year, I think we've...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 3:12 PM
The New Orleans Hornets have the first and 10th pick in the 2012 NBA draft. The first pick is believed to be a lock in Kentucky's Anthony Davis, but a number of names have been mentioned at No. 10.
Terrell Stoglin has not been in that group -- and has...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 10:18 AM
North Carolina has been voted the top team in the preseason USA Today/ESPN coaches' poll.
The Tar Heels received all but one of the 31 first-place votes from a nationwide panel of coaches and a total of 774 points to outdistance Kentucky for the top...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 6:44 PM
Villanova men's basketball coach Jay Wright remembers the moment when much of his philosophy about the game changed, when he went from being a more conventional tactician to becoming the modern-game guru in the art of what he and others call small ball ...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 2:59 AM
Basketball recruiting services such as Rivals, CBS and ESPN each rank six ACC classes among the nation’s elite, more than any other conference. With the leading seven vote-getters on last season’s all-league teams headed to the NBA, the ACC...