| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Buzz Williams picked up his first two commitments Saturday as Virginia Tech’s men’s basketball coach, and all he had to do was mine the crop of recruits he had gathered during his days at Marquette.
Guard Ahmed Hill from Aquinas High in...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:03 PM
As impressive as Brenden Motley might have been last season in Virginia Tech's football practices, being recognized as a scout team extraordinaire wasn't the kind of legacy he was looking to leave in Blacksburg.
He still has a lot to prove before he'...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:36 PM
After giving serious thought to Duke in his recruiting process during the winter, Harry Lewis’ spring-game experience at Virginia Tech told him everything he needed to know about where he felt most comfortable.
Lewis, a 6-foot-1, 260-pound...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:28 AM
The shortest ACC basketball head-coaching tenure in 40 years ended Monday when Virginia Tech fired James Johnson after two seasons.
Athletic director Whit Babcock, on the job one month, met with Johnson Monday morning, five days after the Hokies lost to...
| Feb 22, 2014
To commemorate Geno Auriemma's 1,000th game at UConn on Saturday at Houston, The Courant reached out to many of those who helped play a role in his Hall of Fame career since he came to the school in 1985. Here is some of what resulted:
The Guarding Of...
| Apr 27, 2014
The vote is too close to call, and don't let Nate Silver or Pew Research tell you differently. Raging for years and influenced by provincial concerns, 11th-hour reversals and, yes, a leprechaun, the debate finally appears set for resolution next month....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:50 AM
It was clear from the comments and emotions expressed by his former coaches, teammates, teachers and administrators that Andre Reed Day last Wednesday was special for Dieruff High School.
But one of the biggest days in school history wasn't intended...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue.
Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier?
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:08 PM
Apprentice School (15-9) begins play Wednesday in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association nationals as the No. 7 seed and will face defending champion Rochester (Mich.), a suburban Detroit team that's seeded second,...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:50 AM
No longer is Scotty McCreery the country-music star who finds time for a full load of college classes. "That was tough," says the 2010 "American Idol" winner. "It took a lot out of me to do that. Monday to Wednesday, I'd be physically in class, then...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:05 AM
It shouldn’t take new Virginia football assistant coach Mike Archer long to find his way around the Charlottesville campus, considering he already became well-acquainted with the place in the early 1990’s.
Archer, 60, was hired...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:42 PM
With National Signing Day looming this Wednesday, Virginia Tech commenced its final push to football recruiting's version of Christmas morning by adding a commitment from defensive lineman Kevin Bronson.
Bronson, a 6-foot-3, 240-pound senior from...