| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Eighteen hours after one of the most bizarre experiences of his coaching career, Old Dominion's Blaine Taylor took a sympathetic and philosophical approach in discussing the game-time arrest the night before of player Kent Bazemore.
| Mar 24, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Despite a five-figure shortfall from hosting three games in the CollegeInsider.com tournament, Old Dominion athletic director Wood Selig and coach Blaine Taylor believe it was a positive experience for the program, the school and its fans.
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Funny how life works out, DeShawn Painter said he told Old Dominion basketball coach Blaine Taylor in a recent conversation.
"You try so hard to get away from the place you were born and raised and you end up coming back to it," Painter said Monday,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:46 PM
John Richardson will return to Old Dominion as an assistant coach as part of the staff exodus that contributed to Seth Greenberg's termination at Virginia Tech.
Richardson, who spent five years at ODU after winning a pair of state championships at...
| 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...
| May 1, 2012
| 12:31 PM
James Johnson is the only former Virginia Tech assistant coach to do a 180 and return to Blacksburg.
Contacted Tuesday morning, new Old Dominion assistant coach John Richardson laughed when the question was asked and replied, "No, sir. I'm very excited...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Bruiser Flint tells the story that when he went recruiting not so long ago, his job was as much education as courtship. Kids, parents and coaches often didn't know Drexel and knew even less about the league in which it played.
All of that changed in...
| May 18, 2012
NORFOLK — Blaine Taylor, Old Dominion's incurably glib basketball coach, framed the school's move to Conference USA best.
"It's like a no-fault divorce," he said at Thursday's press conference/pep rally at Ballard Stadium. "It's not our fault we...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Despite a turbulent week that created an uncertain future, William and Mary remains committed to the Colonial Athletic Association, and athletic director Terry Driscoll believes that the league will survive.
Driscoll acknowledged that the CAA absorbed...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 1:52 PM
Freshman guard Breon Key has been dismissed from Old Dominion's basketball team, coach Blaine Taylor said Friday.
"Breon's accountability, academically and socially, was not up to our standards," Taylor said.
Key played in 32 games last season,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Coaches love a cause, especially an us-against-the-world cause. Old Dominion’s teams have just that in 2012-13.
The Monarchs’ foil will be anyone and everyone associated with the Colonial Athletic Association, which Tuesday affirmed that...