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  • U.Va. basketball team may have depleted lineup as it seeks revenge at fired-up VCU

    In the grand scheme, there isn't much about his team's 59-56 loss last season to Virginia Commonwealth in Charlottesville that has caused Virginia coach Tony Bennett to lose sleep. Maybe the game will be on his mind Saturday when No. 7 U.Va. travels...
  • ACC-Big Ten Challenge headlines Wednesday basketball buffet

    ACC-Big Ten Challenge headlines Wednesday basketball buffet
    Virginia, William and Mary and Old Dominion reunite with former conference rivals, while Virginia Tech encounters the nation's No. 3 scorer, making Wednesday's area college basketball banquet quite enticing. Start with the Hokies, 4-2 under first-year...
  • Tuesday's local interest college basketball roundup: HU gains road victory; VCU survives challenge at Illinois State

    MEN: Hampton gained its first victory of the season on an opponent's court, overcoming Tennessee State 62-54 Tuesday night in Nashville. Dwight Meikle scored 15 points and Ke’Ron Brown added 14 for HU. He Meikle also had seven rebounds and three...
  • Bacote scores 31 in ODU's 73-67 upset of No. 14 VCU

    NORFOLK — When Aaron Bacote went to the free-throw line in the final minute of Old Dominion's win against blood-rival VCU, he allowed himself a small grin and yelled toward the crowd at the sold-out Constant Center. The message was directed toward...
  • ODU prepared for rivalry game against No. 14 VCU

    Old Dominion is better-equipped for its annual blood-feud meeting with VCU than last season. It remains to be seen whether greater depth and versatility, as well as an amped home crowd, can reverse recent fortunes. The Monarchs (4-1) come off a third-...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Smith, Bibbs spark Hokies past Miami of Ohio; W&M women overcome VCU

    MEN: Thanks to a smothering first-half defensive performance and a pair of big nights by their guards, Virginia Tech defeated Miami of Ohio 78-63 Wednesday night in the third-place game of the Cancun Challenge's top division in Mexico. Adam Smith scored...
  • Tuesday's local interest college basketball roundup: No. 14 VCU men win, as do ODU and CNU women

    After an embarrassing second half in a loss to eventual Legends Classic champion Villanova, the No. 14 VCU Rams were determined to put that behind them the next night. They did. Melvin Johnson scored 19 points and Treveon Graham had 13 to lead the...
  • Villanova stymies VCU in dominating win

    Villanova stymies VCU in dominating win
    NEW YORK — It was not the havoc the VCU Rams are accustomed to. Coach Shaka Smart has built the Rams into a fast-paced get-after-it team, but in Monday's semifinal of the Progressive Legends Classic at the Barclays Center it was the Villanova...
  • Sluggish ODU gets 58-46 win

    Trey Freeman led all scorers with 22 points Monday night as Old Dominion took third place in the 15th Paradise Jam, knocking off Gardner-Webb 58-46 at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. But it might have been what Freeman...
  • Virginia Beach arena could be magnet for college sports

     Virginia Beach arena could be magnet for college sports
    Hampton Coliseum and Norfolk Scope, our region's largest arenas, are functional at best. They are old, unappealing and lack prevailing amenities. A chairback seat, box of popcorn and supersized soda for the rank-and-file? Sure. A well-appointed suite,...
  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Hokies turn back Liberty; JMU men win; Bridgewater women upend CNU

    Virginia Tech improved to 2-0 in Coach Buzz Williams' first season, turning back Liberty 73-63 Wednesday at Cassell Coliseum. Joey Van Zegeren scored 17 points and was one of four players in double figures for the Hokies, who won despite 19 turnovers and...