| 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?
| May 31, 2012
In 1993, four Atlantic 10 Conference teams advanced in the NCAA tournament. Eleven years later, the league's Xavier and Saint Joseph's were a victory away from the Final Four.
As exceptional as those seasons were, commissioner Bernadette McGlade believes...
| 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...
| 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...