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  • Saturday's local college basketball roundup: Norfolk State improves to 10-0 in MEAC

    Norfolk State improved its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference record to 10-0 and retained the league lead with a 74-56 victory Saturday over Delaware State at Echols Hall. It was NSU’s first win against the Hornets in their last six meetings....
  • Tuesday's Region I boys quarterfinal roundup: Lafayette again upends Culpeper

    For the second straight year, the Lafayette boys upset host Culpeper County in a Region I Division 3 boys quarterfinal. Tuesday, the seventh-seeded Rams beat the second-seeded Blue Devils 80-78 in overtime, thanks to an 18-of-18 free-throw shooting...
  • VCU ready for Final Four reunion Saturday with Butler

    RICHMOND — Spike Lee strolled into a VCU basketball practice last week. The renowned filmmaker, hoops maven and Reggie Miller foil was speaking on campus and wanted to check out coach Shaka Smart's Rams. "All of a sudden it went from a good...
  • Teel Time: Shaka Smart talks conference affiliation and why he's still at VCU

    When VCU and Butler clashed at the 2011 Final Four, a popular story line was how long their respective coaches would stick around. The Rams’ Shaka Smart was in his second season and had led them on the most improbable run in tournament history,...
  • VCU approaches perfection in rout of Butler

    VCU approaches perfection in rout of Butler
    RICHMOND — VCU ambushed Florida Gulf Coast, Winthrop and Stetson in November. Come December, the Rams ravaged Western Kentucky, Longwood and Fairleigh Dickinson. Since New Year's, East Tennessee State, Duquesne and George Washington have drowned...
  • Saturday's local interest college basketball roundup: VCU rocks No. 20 Butler

    VCU got revenge for its 2011 Final Four loss and was dominant defensively during an 84-52 victory over No. 20 Butler on Saturday at a rocking, again sold-out Siegel Center. The Rams (23-6, 11-3 Atlantic 10) forced 20 turnovers, 14 in the first half,...
  • Teel Time: A-10 commissioner braces with Butler, Xavier reportedly joining Catholic 7

    Atlantic 10 commissioner Bernadette McGlade smiled wryly when asked Saturday if someone might declare a cease-fire from college sports’ relentless conference realignment raids. “If there is a call,” she said, “I haven't gotten...
  • Friday's local college basketball roundup: VCU withstands Saint Joseph's to reach semis in Rams' A-10 tournament debut

    Treveon Graham scored 17 point as hot-shooting VCU beat Saint Joseph's 82-79 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament Friday night in Brooklyn, N.Y. The Rams, seeded second and ranked 25th by The Associated Press, made 11 3-pointers to build...
  • Rank NCAA regions in order of difficulty?

    Midwest is toughest Dom Amore Hartford Courant The toughest? Louisville's Midwest. The Cardinals have Duke at No. 2, Michigan State at No. 3, Missouri at No. 9. Memphis, which tore through Conference USA, is a No. 6. Next, I'd go with the East...
  • What's most likely bracket buster today?

    Bucknell beats Butler Don Markus Baltimore Sun Bucknell will do a Butler on the team that originated the role and become the latest Patriot League team to take down an established power in the tournament. The Bison have a legitimate NBA prospect in 6-...
  • State hoops: UMBC women fall to American, 85-57

    American scored more than 40 points in each half Tuesday to beat visiting UMBC, 85-57, in women's basketball. The Retrievers (3-4) took the lead 18 seconds into the game on a 3-pointer by Raven Harris. Thirty-five seconds later, Ashley Lambert made...