| Feb 6, 2013
NORFOLK — Old Dominion's firing of basketball coach Blaine Taylor on Tuesday was equal parts sad, awkward and unusual.
Unusual because athletic director Wood Selig and university president John Broderick appeared at a news conference but...
| May 12, 2013
Bryant Stith had just led Virginia to a victory at Maryland. But he had little interest in discussing his performance, the game or the team's national ranking.
This was Jan. 16, 1991, and less than an hour before tipoff, President Bush had ordered...
| Mar 10, 2013
Old Dominion wasn't going to win the Colonial Athletic Association basketball tournament. The Monarchs weren't going to salvage the strangest, and one of the worst, seasons in program history with a magical three-day run in Richmond.
Jim Corrigan isn'...
| Feb 10, 2013
NORFOLK — His flight from Nashville delayed, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig arrived later than usual to the Monarchs' home basketball game Saturday against Northeastern. But the one-day sojourn to Music City was well worth the time....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Seth Greenberg is a quality basketball mind and leaves Virginia Tech basketball in far better shape than when he arrived nine years ago. But athletic director Jim Weaver was absolutely right to fire him Monday as the Hokies' coach.
That's difficult to...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Virginia Tech's most recent basketball coaching search lasted more than three weeks. The program can't afford a similar delay this time.
Not to suggest athletic director Jim Weaver repeat his two-day quest of 1999. That appeared impulsive, and the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:59 PM
As we begin to anticipate the buzz at the Richmond Coliseum for a Northeastern-Delaware championship game the night of March 11, it’s worth checking in with Tom Yeager’s basketball collective as conference play ramps up.
Yes, the standings...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 1:04 PM
When the Colonial Athletic Association looks back on what so far has been an historically dismal season, it can respond: “At least we’ll always have Virginia.”
Three CAA schools have dealt the Cavaliers their only losses of the season,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Overlooked amid the warm fuzzies about William and Mary’s three-game winning streak and late-season surge was the fact that Big Whistle Tony Shaver now has the most wins of any coach in program history.
The Tribe’s 74-62 win at Old...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Jim Corrigan awoke Tuesday morning as the top assistant coach of a proud and successful basketball program enduring a historically dreadful season. By lunchtime, he was the head coach at Old Dominion, with practices, games and the task of focusing and...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Despite the turmoil of the past week, Old Dominion appears to play a little more loosely and confidently than in its first 22 games. This is part observation, part statistical.
The Monarchs are a bit more freewheeling and aggressive on offense, cohesive...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 8:17 PM
In the post-game melee, a life-size cutout of Frank Hassell loomed over the Old Dominion fans celebrating on the court at the Richmond Coliseum.
The home-made likeness was attention-grabbing, but the real deal was even bigger.
Hassell had 22 points as...