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  • Maryland's ACC farewell vs. U.Va. nostalgic for Gary Williams

     Maryland's ACC farewell vs. U.Va. nostalgic for Gary Williams
    No one understands or relishes the link between Maryland basketball and the ACC like Gary Williams. He played for the Terps against Billy Cunningham and Bob Verga. He coached his alma mater against Dean Smith and Mike Krzyzewski. While competing against...
  • Rutgers Vs. UConn Rivalry Will Live On

    UNCASVILLE — The long and always interesting rivalry between UConn and Rutgers in the Big East and American Athletic Conference will live on after this season as nonconference opponents. Senior women's athletic administrators from both programs...
  • An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85

    An Intense Geno Auriemma Coaches First Game At UConn In '85
    Three months after taking a job he figured would last four years, Geno Auriemma, 31 years old, was certainly ready to coach his Huskies for the first time. After all, like any aspiring professional, he hoped his day would finally come. And here it was,...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Lady Monarchs withstand UTSA, advance to C-USA quarterfinals

    Women: Conference USA: Shae Kelley scored 19 points as Old Dominion won its hard-fought Conference USA tournament debut late Wednesday night, outlasting Texas-San Antonio 79-74 to reach the quarterfinals in El Paso, Texas. Becca Allison had 14...
  • Teel Time: Part one of Q&A with Hokies AD Whit Babcock

    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech football owns the nation’s second-longest bowl streak, while the athletics department, unlike many peers, operates in the black. The Hokies are attaining new heights in the Directors Cup all-sports standings and rank...
  • Teel Time: Babcock's first big decision at Virginia Tech could be basketball coach's future

    The conference season is less than half complete, but Virginia Tech’s place in the lower-tier of the ACC basketball standings is all but certain. A third consecutive last-place finish would not surprise, and the NCAA tournament seems light years...
  • Atlantic Coast Conference gets its turn in the spotlight

    Atlantic Coast Conference gets its turn in the spotlight
    The Atlantic Coast Conference has been waiting so many years for this stand-alone moment it might collectively have to take a nervous pill and sit down. The ACC has spent years failing to prove it was more than just a basketball conference. It wanted so...
  • Louisville's loss is good news for BCS busters

    Louisville's loss is good news for BCS busters
    Louisville, even though it was undefeated and ranked No. 8, was always going to be a long shot to win this year’s college football national title. The Cardinals simply did not have the schedule strength to keep up with the best teams from the...
  • College football: Top-10 teams are toppled across the nation

    College football: Top-10 teams are toppled across the nation
    Sunday's first release of the Bowl Championship Series standings got a last-minute shipment of adjustments, edits and amendments. They arrived in a packaged labeled "Saturday." The last year of the BCS (sob, sob) is sure going to be fun. The top...
  • There's no love lost between UCLA and Arizona in men's basketball

    There remains an eerie consistency to UCLA's basketball rivalry with Arizona. "Their fans didn't like us and the feeling was vice versa," said Ed O'Bannon, who played for UCLA from 1992 to 1995. Said Jordan Adams, who leads the Bruins in scoring...
  • Take the Points: College Football Week 4 Picks

    Take the Points: College Football Week 4 Picks
    Welcome to week 4 of the college football season, or as it’s also known, Snoozefest ’13.  This week’s schedule is more disappointing than the final season of “Dexter.”  The biggest game of the week is Notre Dame vs....