| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:15 PM
VCU enters the NCAA tournament with a 26-8 record, not quite as glossy as last season, when the Rams were 28-6. Yet VCU is a No. 5 seed, light years better than last year’s No. 12.
Coach Shaka Smart knows why.
“A lot of people don’...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Sports gambling expert Marc Lawrence of Weston, who runs Playbook.com, put out these thoughts as we approach the NCAA tournament. I could pretend like I do this much studying, but it would be really faking it. So I'm just going to hand him the platform...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:06 PM
Apprentice School closed its men's season at 17-10 with an 81-70 consolation win Thursday over Victory University of Memphis, Tenn., in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association nationals in Uniontown, Pa.
Three-time All-American Tevin Andrews had 27...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Virginia squanders a late 8-point lead at Boston College. Ole Miss flops against a Mississippi State team that had lost 13 straight. Baylor botches an inbounds pass and allows a game-winning three, all in the final second — emphasis on singular...
| Feb 20, 2013
HAMPTON — Rare is the No. 15 seed that advances in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Bloody rare is the No. 15 that wins and returns to the bracket a year later.
Norfolk State is well-positioned to join that club, one that presently is the...
| Feb 24, 2013
As a Virginia Tech student during the early 1990s, Ken Pomeroy was struck by the Hokies' new-found football success. He attended home games and applauded the likes of Frank Beamer, Antonio Freeman and Maurice DeShazo.
But Pomeroy was most attuned to...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:25 AM
Were the ACC’s most successful bowl performances in nine years last winter a glimpse of progress or merely a mirage? As Monday’s release of the 2013 football schedule reminds, the first two weeks of the regular season could portend the answer....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:19 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University has announced the receipt of National Letters of Intent from 19 student-athletes who have committed to play football for the Bears this fall. The class includes 16 high school seniors and three junior...
| Apr 3, 2011
Larry Finch, 60, who starred for Memphis State's basketball team when it lost to the Bill Walton-led UCLA Bruins in the 1973 NCAA championship game and went on to coach his alma mater, died Saturday at Saint Francis Hospital in Memphis, a university...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:30 PM
UCF junior forward Keith Clanton said the Knights enter the NIT with a chip on their shoulder and something to prove.
The Knights don't want to be remembered for lackluster play during a 83-52 loss to Conference USA champion Memphis in the semifinals...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:55 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- UCF relied on stifling defensive pressure and late freethrows to claim a 64-54 win over UAB Thursday night at the FedEx Forum, advancing to the semifinals of the Conference USA Tournament for the first time in school history.