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  • Saturday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Monarchs again beat No. 8 Rice in baseball

    COLLEGES: Baseball: Old Dominion beat national No. 8 Rice for the second time in two days in Norfolk, holding on for a 9-8 triumph Saturday. The Monarchs (12-7, 3-2 Conference USA) trailed 5-1 but surged in the fourth to go ahead 7-5, thanks in part...
  • History Lesson: UConn Will Meet Tulane In Old-Time Venue

    History Lesson: UConn Will Meet Tulane In Old-Time Venue
    NEW ORLEANS — When the Huskies walk into Devlin Fieldhouse on Saturday, they will be surrounded by history. It's the ninth-oldest college basketball venue in the country, opened in 1933 and built for $211,000 — money that Tulane University...
  • Bruins get the last laugh

    Bruins get the last laugh
    Before the NCAA tournament even started, UCLA was one of the biggest stories. After UCLA's selection, on the CBS broadcast, Doug Gottlieb immediately called the selection "a joke." "It makes no sense," Gottlieb said. For much of the week, UCLA...
  • Heinicke impresses NFL scouts with arm, athletic ability at ODU's pro day

    Heinicke impresses NFL scouts with arm, athletic ability at ODU's pro day
    NORFOLK — Taylor Heinicke wasn't prepared to say he aced Thursday's portion of his extended job interview. That was left to various members of his support group at Old Dominion's football pro day. The Monarchs' record-setting quarterback and...
  • ODU tops Virginia in Women's NIT 69-62

    NORFOLK — Destinee Young is a young woman of few words and great improvement, which helped Old Dominion earn a signature win. Young's career night was the difference in a 69-62 win against state rival Virginia on Thursday at the Constant Center...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Spiders hang on, advance to NIT second round

    MEN: NIT: Terry Allen had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Richmond held off a furious second-half rally to beat St. Francis of Brooklyn, N.Y., 84-74 Wednesday night at Robins Center in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The Spiders...
  • Hampton U. faces Manhattan in NCAA, with possible date versus No. 1 Kentucky

    Hampton U. faces Manhattan in NCAA, with possible date versus No. 1 Kentucky
    Hampton University basketball players had barely settled into their seats and turned their attention to the projection screen TV in the student center ballroom when they learned their NCAA destination. The 16th-seeded Pirates will face Manhattan on...
  • MEAC, SWAC finalize football postseason bowl game

    Football champions of the Mid-Eastern and Southwestern Athletic conferences will compete in an annual postseason bowl game beginning next season, under an agreement announced Wednesday by both leagues. The inaugural MEAC-SWAC bowl game will be played...
  • Tuesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Norfolk State, JMU drop close openers in CIT

    Norfolk State cut a 14-point deficit to one but fell 81-75 Tuesday at Eastern Kentucky (20-11) in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. NSU shot better than 60 percent to stay in the game, including a late comeback. A putback layup...
  • ODU refocused for NIT opener versus Charleston Southern

    ODU refocused for NIT opener versus Charleston Southern
    NORFOLK — Trey Freeman remains miffed about Old Dominion's performance in the Conference USA tournament, but he appreciates the chance to focus on more basketball. The Monarchs' quarterfinal flameout in Birmingham scuttled their NCAA chances,...
  • Monday's local colleges roundup: Virginia to play at ODU in first round of WNIT; Hampton, Radford and Richmond also make 64-team field

    Women's basketball: Virginia (17-13) will play at Old Dominion (20-12) on Thursday in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The game time will be announced on Tuesday. Hampton, Radford and Richmond also made the 64-...