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  • ODU's Bazemore named Driesell National Defensive Player of the Year

    Old Dominion guard Kent Bazemore was named the 2011 Lefty Driesell National Defensive Player of the Year. See below for the press release: Old Dominion University junior guard Kent Bazemore (Kelford, NC.) has been named to the 2011 Lefty Driesell...
  • Skeen saw potential in Rams

    Skeen saw potential in Rams
    When Jamie Skeen left Wake Forest, four other basketball programs offered him lifelines: Marquette, Seton Hall and South Florida of the Big East, and VCU. "I thought all those other schools were better than VCU," Skeen said. "But I saw VCU as having a...
  • Loss to Butler stings, but VCU run is still incredible

    Loss to Butler stings, but VCU run is still incredible
    His team's unprecedented NCAA tournament march halted, its national championship hopes dashed, VCU coach Shaka Smart searched for context. The assignment was tougher than any history exam he encountered in college. The Rams had just lost to Butler 70-62...
  • For VCU, disappointing loss does not spoil magical run

    Season-ending locker rooms are often grim, full of tears, anger and frustration. Not so VCU's after the Rams' 70-62 loss to Butler in Saturday's Final Four semifinals. Of course, players were disappointed. Their national-championship dreams were over,...
  • Butler playing for much more than just itself

    Butler playing for much more than just itself
    HOUSTON — Richmond and Cleveland State were the 1980s pioneers, charming and obscure underdogs who crashed the NCAA basketball tournament's Sweet 16. Loyola Marymount, Rhode Island and Gonzaga went a step beyond during the '90s, reaching the...
  • Bad NCAA title game is part of the Bulls' good future

    Bad NCAA title game is part of the Bulls' good future
    UConn and Butler gave us such a regrettable basketball game that it’s a shock it didn’t involve a Big Ten team. To think, I missed Kirstie Alley plopping on her “Dancing With The Stars’’ partner for that?   But here’s...
  • UConn takes its embattled coach on "sweet ride" to NCAA title

    UConn takes its embattled coach on "sweet ride"  to NCAA title
    HOUSTON — Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun lost his sister-in-law and college roommate this basketball season. Recruiting violations tarnished his Hall of Fame resume. His players were his refuge, and Monday night they provided the ultimate comfort:...
  • Big potential for ODU's big man Frank Hassell

    Big potential for ODU's big man Frank Hassell
    There's little question Frank Hassell has come a long way. Old Dominion's 6-foot-9, 260-pound power forward, who averaged 15.1 points and 9.4 rebounds as a senior, is night-and-day different from the lumbering freshman who first arrived in Norfolk,...
  • Yes, UConn! Replaying A Magical Season

    Yes, UConn! Replaying A Magical Season
    You know how this complicated and uplifting journey ended. UConn won the 2011 national championship. Players embraced under falling confetti at Reliant Stadium in Houston. Kemba Walker became one of the most celebrated athletes on the planet. Having...
  • UConn's George Blaney Not Just Along For The Ride

    UConn's George Blaney Not Just Along For The Ride
    By his own calculation, UConn associate coach George Blaney had been to 36 Final Fours before 2004. He sat on the board of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. That meant Blaney always had good seats. That does not mean he didn't want to be...
  • Inside Lacrosse: Across the nation

    • Sources told Inside Lacrosse that the University of Michigan athletic department is preparing to announce the addition of men's and women's lacrosse programs, with the men's team to begin NCAA Division I play in time for the spring 2012 season,...