| 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...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:17 AM
The Final Four is more than a week away, but college basketball’s annual offseason intrigue already is at full boil, especially here in our little corner of paradise. We’ve got it all, from conference realignment to the coaching carousel and...
| 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-...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:43 PM
Madison Square Garden has tradition and the buzz of Broadway. The Barclays Center has state-of-the-art amenities and trendy Brooklyn. So which is the preferred and more likely destination for the ACC basketball tournament’s inevitable debut north of...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:31 AM
For all their disparate memberships and agendas, strengths and weaknesses, college sports conferences tend to operate on the same July 1-June 30 fiscal year. So the annual myriad realignment that plagues Division I and baffles fans became official last...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:23 PM
During Final Four week, Colonial Athletic Association commissioner Tom Yeager and other principals forcefully denied a CBSSports.com report that league basketball powers VCU and George Mason might move to the Atlantic 10.
Less than a month later, some...
| 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...
| 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-...