| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:23 PM
January matched Virginia Tech basketball's worst month in Seth Greenberg's eight seasons as coach. Six defeats in seven games, including setbacks at ACC lightweights Wake Forest and Boston College.
February couldn't have started with a much more...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Almost without fail, in victory or defeat, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski says something gracious about the Blue Devils’ opponent.
Duke’s 75-60 win at Virginia Tech on Thursday was no different.
“They can hit threes, and (Erick)...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:11 AM
The Kansas-Missouri Border War makes for great college basketball theater, witness the No. 4 Tigers’ stunning come-from-behind victory over the No. 7 Jayhawks on Saturday night.
The game marked the third time in rivalry history that both teams were...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Christian Laettner still reigns. The stakes, the drama, the 10-for-10 perfection.
But in the pantheon of Duke buzzer-beaters, only Laettner’s epic 20 years ago ranks above Austin Rivers’ dagger Wednesday night.
Perhaps you were among the 21,...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:48 PM
At the New Orleans Arena fans celebrated when the Hornets selected Anthony Davis as the first overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday.
With the 10th pick the Hornets drafted his friend Austin Rivers.
Rivers is the son of Boston Celtics head coach Doc...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Slow is to Roy Williams what tofu is to Paula Deen. North Carolina's Hall of Fame coach will tolerate any number of mistakes, as long as they're committed in overdrive.
Fast is to Tony Bennett what bacon-wrapped doughnuts are to Jillian Michaels....
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:07 PM
Winning streak meets losing streak when Virginia plays at Duke on Thursday.
The Cavaliers have won 12 consecutive games this season. They have lost 14 straight games at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
“It’s going to be a great test for us,”...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:17 PM
When the Cameron Indoor Stadium scoreboard read 42-33 in Virginia's favor last January with just over 16 minutes remaining, there was reason to believe the signature road victory for coach Tony Bennett was on the horizon.
Then, Duke became Duke.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:25 PM
When unheralded point guard Teven Jones signed with Virginia in November, his coach at Fishburne Military School said Cavaliers fans would be pleasantly surprised.
“I think I’ve got a pretty good idea of who can play at what level,”...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:01 PM
As basketball observers go, Mike Krzyzewski and Austin Rivers have impeccable credentials. One’s a Hall of Fame coach, the other a future first-round draft choice whose dad guided the NBA’s most storied franchise to a championship.
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Erick Green has filled his young Virginia Tech teammates in about the close quarters in Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University, warned them about how they'll feel the hot, sometimes booze-infused (yes, even at a place like Duke) breath of students just...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 3:42 PM
DURHAM, N.C. – After getting to the front of the rim only to see a layup attempt that would've cut Duke's lead to one with nine seconds left in overtime come up empty, Virginia Tech's Erick Green heard it from the fans.
Duke's students pointed at...