| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:35 PM
St. Joseph's and UConn, soon to be NCAA opponents, have a few things in common. One of them is a determined group of seniors.
"These guys have been driven since last May to leave a mark," coach Phil Martelli said on a conference call. "They've been...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 9:16 PM
Wake Forest 75, Loyola 63
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- C.J. Harris scored 20 points, Travis McKie added 19 and Wake Forest beat Loyola (Md.) 75-63 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
The Deacons survived despite suffering through 22-of-46...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 5:10 PM
The wristband caught his attention several times throughout a typical day. If he took a shower, the blue silicone bracelet stayed on. When he had basketball practice or a game, he moved it from his wrist to his ankle.
Pictures of red, yellow and blue...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Treveon Graham scored 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting as the 21st-ranked VCU Rams pulled away late to beat the visiting Richmond Spiders 93-82 Wednesday at Siegel Center.
Juvonte Reddic had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Rams (24-6, 12-3), who...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:32 AM
Steve Wolf has seen future NBA players, memorable starters, role players and almost every other type of contributor during his 30-plus-year association with Xavier basketball.
But in meeting Dezmine Wells last year, Wolf – a former Musketeers co-...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Dezmine Wells, a highly touted former Xavier basketball player hoping to transfer to Maryland, was in College Park on Wednesday as the school studied a sexual assault allegation against him that a prosecutor said resulted from a game of "truth or dare."...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:27 AM
Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports.
How would you assess freshman quarterback Perry Hills’ performance in the opener?
| Mar 16, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Virginia faithful resigned to Selection Sunday disappointment may find some comfort in tournament committee chairman Mike Bobinski’s most recent public remarks.
“Key criteria for the committee is what is has been for some time,”...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:15 PM
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’...
| Mar 26, 2013
After the Colonial Athletic Association lost its third marquee member in 10 months, and fourth school in the past year, commissioner Tom Yeager vowed that the league will remain viable and relevant.
"I do know, and have every confidence, in the...