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  • Teel Time: ESPN's Bilas bullish on Virginia's NCAA tournament chances

    As Virginia prepares for a home game Thursday against Duke that convention suggests is crucial to its NCAA tournament prospects, one of college basketball’s most-visible analysts disagrees. “They’re in,” ESPN’s Jay Bilas...
  • Thursday's local college roundup: No. 17 CNU closes baseball regular season by edging Apprentice in 10 innings

    Baseball: Andy Viands had two hits and drove in the go-ahead runs with a double in the top of the 10th inning of Christopher Newport’s 4-2 win Thursday over Apprentice at War Memorial Stadium. Justin Weaver went 3-for-4 and scored three runs for...
  • Saturday's local interest college football roundup: QB Carden lights up UAB's Blazers on ECU's Senior Day

    Shane Carden threw for five touchdowns and Vintavious Cooper rushed for three scores on Senior Day as East Carolina (8-2, 6-1 Conference USA) breezed past Alabama Birmingham 63-14 Saturday in Greenville, N.C. Carden connected for three scoring strikes...
  • FAU earns first Conference USA win, beats UAB 37-23

    FAU earns first Conference USA win, beats UAB 37-23
    Birmingham. Ala — Up by 29-23 with five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter at UAB Saturday, the FAU offense took the field knowing that it needed only a field goal to win. The Owls were familiar with that scenario — last week, up by...
  • Bypassing Virginia Tech is indefensible

    Bypassing Virginia Tech is indefensible
    Virginia Tech's previous NCAA tournament snubs were debatable. Sunday's was outrageous. UAB and Clemson instead of the Hokies? Please. The 10 selection committee members are supposed to know basketball. They're athletic directors and conference...
  • No. 15 UCF baseball aims to extend winning streak against UAB

    No. 15 UCF baseball aims to extend winning streak against UAB
    The UCF baseball team aims to build on its five game winning streak when it hosts UAB for a Conference USA weekend series. The Knights (24-6 overall, 5-1 in C-USA) are ranked No. 15 in the latest Baseball America poll and are alone in first place in...
  • No. 15 UCF baseball rallies for 2-1 series win over UAB

    No. 15 UCF baseball rallies for 2-1 series win over UAB
    UCF freshman JoMarcos Woods hit a walk-off single, lifting the No. 15 Knights to an 8-7 win over UAB Sunday. The Knights (26-7, 7-2 in C-USA) won the weekend series 2-1 and held on to first place in the Conference USA standings. UCF got off to a rough...
  • Conference USA scouting report: What to expect for football season 2012

    Conference USA scouting report: What to expect for football season 2012
    East Carolina 2011 record: 5-7 (4-4 in Conference USA, third in Eastern Division) The Buzz: The Pirates have the talent to stay in games and occasionally pull off upsets, but a series of poorly timed miscues haunted the team last season. East Carolina...
  • Sweet 16: Terence Jones, UAB

    Sweet 16: Terence Jones, UAB
    Terence Jones had a fine career at Lake Clifton, and after graduating in 2007 the 6-foot-2, 185-pound combo guard fared well during a post-grad season at Notre Dame Prep. But no matter what kind of stats he put up in high school or prep school, Jones...
  • Test your Orlando sports knowledge: How many teams can you name?

    Test your Orlando sports knowledge:  How many teams can you name?
      With the return of the Orlando Solar Bears this week -- taking to the ice here Saturday for the first time in 11 years -- it's a good time to look back at some of the many professional teams that once called Orlando home. Central Florida isn't just...
  • Magic work out six draft prospects

    Magic work out six draft prospects
    The Orlando Magic worked out six draft prospects on Wednesday in Orlando, a team official said. The prospects are: Moe Harkless from St. John’s, William Buford from Ohio State, Cameron Moore from UAB, Andrew Nicholson from St. Bonaventure,...