| May 4, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:20 AM
ESPN analyst Mark Dixon took a spin through the 18-team field of the NCAA tournament before joining The Baltimore Sun for this Q&A. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder discussed surprises in the bracket, the debate over the final at-large spot, and the...
| Apr 25, 2014
For the second straight game, Halle Majorana posted four goals as top-seeded Maryland defeated eighth-seeded Virginia Tech, 14-9, in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Thursday at Boston College's Alumni Stadium.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:34 AM
After Virginia won the ACC regular-season and tournament basketball championships, and reached the NCAA Sweet 16, the school bumped the salaries of Tony Bennett’s assistant coaches 25 percent to $784,800.
When Virginia Tech introduced Buzz...
| Jun 19, 2014
Stanford's sports teams weren't always known as the Cardinal. Dartmouth squads have been called the Big Green only for the past four decades. Generations of students passed through Marquette before any began cheering for the Golden Eagles.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Coach Buzz Williams continued his transformation of Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball roster with the addition of transfer Zach LeDay from the University of South Florida.
LeDay, a 6-foot-7, 245-pound forward from The Colony, Texas, will...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Gabe Levin averaged nearly 20 points and 10 rebounds as a senior at Oak Park High School, yet college coaches responded with a yawn.
Two years later, the 6-foot-7 forward is a hot commodity – and he’s in the midst of a recruiting battle...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Buzz Williams has gone the junior college route to corral his latest recruit for the class of 2014.
Shane Henry, a 6-foot-8 forward, is headed to Tech, according to Jon Rothstein of CBSSports.com. Henry (@Tallguyy_...
| Jun 12, 2014
Buzz Williams attended a junior college. He barged his way into coaching there and earned his nickname in the process. Most telling, the top four scorers on the first of Williams' Sweet 16 teams at Marquette were junior-college transfers.
So it is no...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
STORRS – Wherever he goes, the Cassell brand follows Sam Cassell Jr., a point guard like his father, who played the position for 16 seasons in NBA.
Now the younger Cassell is at UConn, where expectations are high for any player, and he welcomes it...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:14 PM
An expensive new men's basketball coach, an ambitious athletic director with a lot of bills to pay, a potentially exciting hoops outlook for the first time in a few years — they all form the ingredients for a possible season ticket price hike....