| Feb 29, 2012
| 9:04 PM
Virginia committed a season-low four turnovers Saturday against North Carolina. But the Cavaliers shot a meager 35 percent and lost by three.
Virginia shot an outstanding 46.7 percent at Florida State in early February. But the Cavaliers committed a...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Nearly half of last year's law school graduates - 55 percent - are still working to find a long-term legal job, according to recent American Bar Association data.
Of Virginia's eight law schools, University of Virginia has the highest rate of graduates...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:29 AM
In unveiling college football’s future postseason Tuesday, Virginia Tech President Charles Steger said “a four-team playoff doesn’t go too far. It goes just the right amount.” With all due respect, allow me to challenge Steger&...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Capsule looks at the men's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish:
Last season: 32-9, 9-9, Big East tournament and NCAA champions
Coach: Jim Calhoun
Top players: Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi
| Mar 1, 2012
| 12:45 PM
When second-tier basketball teams have renewed hope, and Blaine Taylor dives heavily into horse racing references, it must be March and tournament time.
William and Mary, among others, can partially offset a disappointing regular season with a run in...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:13 PM
There will be no anxiety, no uncertainty for Bradford Burgess and his VCU teammates this time. Not after a sublime defensive performance in the first half and critical free throws and plays late in a championship setting.
Buoyed by a sellout crowd...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 6:51 PM
FAU played down to American Wednesday and the result was a 62-56 loss for the Owls.
“Right now we are playing bad basketball. We are playing stupid basketball,” FAU coach Mike Jarvis said.
FAU fell to 1-3 on a road trip that started...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 7:32 AM
George Mason at Florida Atlantic
When/where: Saturday, 7 p.m., FAU Arena, Boca Raton
Records: FAU 1-3, George Mason 2-1
Broadcast/web: ESPN 760 AM/ESPN.com/FAUsports.com
Tickets: The game is sold out. Students free with Owl Card, but...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:00 AM
FAU will try and go 3-0 versus the Colonial Athletic Association when they play Hofstra Tuesday in New York.
The Owls (2-3) only wins this season have been over CAA members Georgia State and George Mason.
“Maybe we will change leagues,”...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Florida Atlantic senior guard Alex Tucker scored the final four points of the game, the last basket coming with 2.4 seconds left, to lead the Owls to a 62-60 win over Hofstra Tuesday.
It was a see-saw battle, with the score tied 10 times and the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:10 AM
From Austin Rivers to Michael Snaer to Karl Hess, ACC basketball has produced a madcap season. Too bad so few saw the games in-person.
The conference’s regular-season attendance declined for the fourth consecutive year in 2011-12, with the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 9:28 AM
VCU coach Shaka Smart told a story about Darius Theus, the Rams' junior point guard named CAA tournament MVP after Monday's 59-56 win against Drexel.
Theus, who prepped at Portsmouth's Norcom High, was the first player that Smart and his staff...