| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:55 PM
Just when it looked like William and Mary's winning streak would reach four games, back came George Mason.
Sophomore center Erik Copes made a jumper with 1 second remaining, giving Mason a 60-58 victory in a Colonial Athletic Association game Saturday...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:55 PM
When VCU and Butler clashed at the 2011 Final Four, a popular story line was how long their respective coaches would stick around.
The Rams’ Shaka Smart was in his second season and had led them on the most improbable run in tournament history,...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Atlantic 10 commissioner Bernadette McGlade smiled wryly when asked Saturday if someone might declare a cease-fire from college sports’ relentless conference realignment raids.
“If there is a call,” she said, “I haven't gotten...
| 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...