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  • Teel Time: Stronger schedule, Atlantic 10 forged VCU for NCAA tournament

    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’...
  • Marc Lawrence on NCAA basketball

    Marc Lawrence on NCAA basketball
    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...
  • Thursday's local college basketball roundup: Apprentice wins season finale

    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...
  • Teel Time: Parsing Virginia's NCAA tournament credentials after loss at Boston College

    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...
  • Norfolk State basketball sustaining last year's NCAA success

    Norfolk State basketball sustaining last year's NCAA success
    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...
  • Ken Pomeroy's tempo-free stats all the rage in college basketball

    Ken Pomeroy's tempo-free stats all the rage in college basketball
    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...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Carolina face ACC's toughest non-conference football schedules

    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....
  • Missouri State finalizes its 2013 football recruiting class

    Missouri State finalizes its 2013 football recruiting class
    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...
  • PASSINGS: Larry Finch

    PASSINGS: Larry Finch
    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...
  • UCF basketball prepares to play at Drexel Wednesday night in NIT

    UCF basketball prepares to play at Drexel Wednesday night in NIT
    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...
  • UCF beats UAB 64-54, advances to C-USA tournament semifinals

    UCF beats UAB 64-54, advances to C-USA tournament semifinals
    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. "We're...