| 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-...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Virginia Commonwealth University will switch athletic conferences this summer. The Rams made an official announcement Tuesday afternoon.
Here is the complete news release from the university:
VCU to Join Atlantic 10 Athletic Conference
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:44 AM
The Atlantic 10 Conference aspires to be the nation’s best basketball-centric league, and commissioner Bernadette McGlade believes a new, eight-year media rights package affirms that status.
A-10 officials and television partners ESPN, CBS Sports...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Isaiah Philmore was a fixture for three years in John Carroll’s lineup. The same was true for the 6-foot-8, 235-pound forward when he continued his playing career at Towson.
During the 2011-12 season, however, Philmore was relegated to an...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:47 AM
With Notre Dame up 63-62 with 42 seconds remaining against Xavier in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Eric Atkins had the ball in his hands with designs on increasing the Irish’s tenuous lead.
The Mount St. Joseph grad took the inbounds...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 10:44 AM
The news that Dez Wells was transferring from Xavier to Maryland over the summer brought mixed reactions from Terps fans who knew about the player’s triumphs and troubles during his freshman year at the Ohio school.
Wells was one of the best...
| May 8, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Rumors and whispers of local college conference membership shuffles could see the light of day beginning Wednesday, when George Mason's Board of Visitors holds its final scheduled meeting of the school year.
Mason and VCU are considering a jump to the...
| May 16, 2012
RICHMOND — Weddings aren't complete without heartwarming and/or amusing tales of the couple's courtship. Who asked who? First-date faux pas. Proposal anxiety. Did he go to Jared?
Unless you're VCU and the Atlantic 10. Their nuptials Tuesday were...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Two days before opening the season against defending national champion Kentucky, the Maryland basketball team scored its first significant victory Wednesday when transfer Dez Wells was declared eligible by the NCAA.
Wells, a 6-foot-5 sophomore guard from...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Even with the Final Four not for another five months, the Maryland women's basketball players already are having wistful thoughts of New Orleans. The Crescent City is the site of the sport's showcase event this season, and the fifth-ranked Terps say...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:58 PM
In five days Dezmine Wells visited four college campuses, starting with a trip to Lexington, Ky., a stopover at Memphis, a visit to College Park and a jaunt across the country to Eugene, Ore.
When Wells returned to his Raleigh, N.C., home Monday, the...