| May 31, 2012
In 1993, four Atlantic 10 Conference teams advanced in the NCAA tournament. Eleven years later, the league's Xavier and Saint Joseph's were a victory away from the Final Four.
As exceptional as those seasons were, commissioner Bernadette McGlade believes...
| Feb 10, 2013
NORFOLK — His flight from Nashville delayed, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig arrived later than usual to the Monarchs' home basketball game Saturday against Northeastern. But the one-day sojourn to Music City was well worth the time....
| Jan 23, 2013
RICHMOND — This marks the first season since 1985 that VCU has cracked the Associated Press' national college basketball poll. The Rams are ranked 19th this week and own Division I's second-longest winning streak at 13 games, three behind Kansas....
| May 9, 2013
Last year, Davidson declined an invitation to join the Colonial Athletic Association. This week, the Wildcats accepted membership in the Atlantic 10.
Ah, the power of television and men's basketball.
Both the Richmond-based CAA and Newport News-...
| Mar 3, 2013
RICHMOND — VCU ambushed Florida Gulf Coast, Winthrop and Stetson in November. Come December, the Rams ravaged Western Kentucky, Longwood and Fairleigh Dickinson. Since New Year's, East Tennessee State, Duquesne and George Washington have drowned...
| Oct 25, 2012
RICHMOND — The only Virginia basketball program of the last 15 years to advance in consecutive NCAA tournaments is poised to sustain that excellence in 2012-13.
"Any time we take the floor, we believe we can win," VCU coach Shaka Smart said...
| Mar 20, 2013
RICHMOND — As Akron prepared for the Mid-American Conference tournament, VCU coach Shaka Smart sent the Zips a 45-second motivational video.
"It was all about how much I believed in their team and how good they could be," Smart said Tuesday....
| Feb 28, 2013
RICHMOND — Spike Lee strolled into a VCU basketball practice last week. The renowned filmmaker, hoops maven and Reggie Miller foil was speaking on campus and wanted to check out coach Shaka Smart's Rams.
"All of a sudden it went from a good...
| Oct 3, 2012
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It took a long time, longer than it ever has, but defending Patriot League men’s basketball champion Lehigh finally has a 2012-13 schedule. Coach Brett Reed’s Mountain Hawks have games at Baylor, Pittsburgh (for the NIT Season Tip-Off),...
| Oct 26, 2012
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Two of the Lehigh men’s nonconference basketball games will be on national TV. Lehigh's road games against VCU and Baylor will air on NBC Sports Network and Fox Sports Southwest, respectively. The Mountain Hawks will have at least five nationally-...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 4:33 PM
In so many words, or perhaps so few, USC "just didn't have it" Wednesday night against Virginia Commonwealth in the first round of the NCAA tournament here. That was the repeated line by USC Coach Kevin O'Neill after his team's......