| Mar 12, 2009
No. 1 North Carolina
Record: 27-3, 13-3 ACC.
Last ACC tourney title: 2008.
Opener: Winner of today's No. 8 Virginia Tech-No. 9 Miami opening-round game in Friday's quarterfinal at noon. March 4, UNC won at Virginia Tech. The Tar Heels defeated the...
| Mar 19, 2009
Two years ago, the ACC placed seven teams in the NCAA men's basketball tournament for the first time. The record haul proved fool's gold.
Seven league teams made the field again this season. But can they avoid repeating the wreckage of '07, when for...
| Mar 20, 2009
| 10:04 PM
MIAMI -- Some 23 years later, Cleveland State still has a knack for first-round shockers in the NCAA tournament.
The Vikings raced to an early 17-point lead Friday night and stunned one-time top-ranked Wake Forest 84-69. The win was reminiscent of...
| Dec 4, 2008
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Ishmael Smith lobbed the alley-oop pass toward the rim, and two Wake Forest teammates tried to outjump each other for the easy dunk.
''You never know who the ball's going to,'' eventual dunker L.D. Williams said.
| Mar 16, 2010
| 3:39 AM
- Quinnipiac University travels to Virginia Tech on Wednesday for a first-round NIT game.
- The Bobcats (23-9) had the most successful season since the program went Division I in 1998.
- Virginia Tech (23-8) is the No. 1 seed in the eight-team...
| Sep 12, 2009
Washington ended the nation's longest losing streak at 15 games and gave new coach Steve Sarkisian his first victory, beating Idaho 42-23 on Saturday.
Using his arm far more than his feet, Huskies quarterback Jake Locker was 17 of 25 for 253 yards and...
| Sep 15, 2009
Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett and his staff have traveled to the West Coast to pick up another commitment from a top-notch prospect, adding James Johnson to an already impressive 2010 recruiting class.
Johnson, a 6-foot-9, 220-pound...
| Sep 24, 2009
| 1:17 PM
Emotions ran high Thursday after a judge sentenced the man who killed a woman in a head-on car crash during a police chase. Prosecutors had asked for the maximum punishment in this case.
So many lives changed the night of the crash in the 3400 block of...
| Oct 11, 2009
It was one of those coach-speak talking points that Steve Sarkisian repeated constantly when he took over as coach at Washington: No matter the situation, his team would to play all four quarters.
Halfway through his first season, Sarkisian was right....
| Oct 19, 2009
| 5:25 PM
Overtime for the second time in three weeks seemed so imminent for Washington.
Then came a blown coverage that allowed Arizona State's Danny Sullivan to find Chris McGaha for a 50-yard touchdown with 5 seconds left to give the Sun Devils a 24-17 win on...
| Jul 9, 2010
| 3:01 PM
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene:
Area softball players earn awards: Burbank resident Emily Seidel was a stalwart in the circle this past season for the Village Christian School softball team.
With a wealth of success, it's not surprising...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 8:51 AM
All-Central Florida Defense
First Team DL Johnny Holmes 6-3 / 200 Rockledge Jr. Buzz: One of top tacklers on Space Coast
DL Joe Joseph 6-4 / 270 Oak Ridge Sr. Buzz: Credited with 70 tackles in 8 1/2 games
DL Aaron Jones 6-4 / 265 Edgewater Sr. Buzz:...