| Mar 12, 2013
| 12:48 PM
As satisfying as it was for Virginia Tech's Erick Green to learn he'd made first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference, he wasn't afraid to admit he had his fingers crossed for an even loftier distinction.
He wanted to be recognized as the best. He got his...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Getting big home wins in January against North Carolina and N.C. State were steps in the right direction for a Virginia program hoping to get back to the NCAA tournament for a second straight season, but one fact remains.
Those Atlantic Coast Conference...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:27 PM
In the surging sea of blue-and-orange clad humanity that swarmed onto the John Paul Jones Arena floor after Virginia’s 73-68 win against No. 3 Duke, U.Va.’s players lived out the kind of frenzied postgame celebration that had previously only...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:26 PM
Springsteen was a different kind of loud and certainly more sustained. Stevie Van Zandt riffing on guitar, the Big Man wailing on sax, and The Boss himself at full throttle.
But other than that evening, I’ve never heard John Paul Jones Arena...
| Mar 6, 2013
DURHAM, N.C. — For the second time in two weeks Tuesday, Duke punished Virginia Tech. The Blue Devils again shredded the Hokies' defense, especially from beyond the 3-point arc, committed precious few turnovers and survived Erick Green's nightly...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Duke’s Shane Battier and North Carolina’s Joseph Forte shared 2001 ACC basketball player of the year honors as media balloting deadlocked at 32 votes each. If ever another season was going to produce such an improbable tie, it’s this...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 1:33 AM
Virginia and Virginia Tech endured wrenching defeats Saturday on Tobacco Road, but the Cavaliers’ Joe Harris and Hokies’ Erick Green continued extraordinary seasons.
Indeed, with six games remaining before the ACC tournament, Harris and...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Virginia Tech's Jarell Eddie didn't know as of Tuesday afternoon if he will start Thursday night against No. 6 Duke, or if he's destined to come off the bench for a third consecutive game. He's still trying to find a comfort zone shooting the ball in...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:06 PM
As he sat next to his wife, Sonya, watching their son, Seth, torch Virginia Tech from 3-point range in the first half, Dell Curry never cheered, never rose from his seat behind Duke’s bench and never even clapped his hands.
Dell had to be...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 9:45 PM
For the first time in nearly three weeks Thursday, Duke was able to exhale. There was no rematch with North Carolina State, road escape at Boston College, biannual bloodletting against North Carolina or farewell trip to Maryland.
Instead, the sixth-...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Mike Tobey still looked like he was moving in slow motion at times as he ran up and down the John Paul Jones Arena court Sunday in Virginia’s 82-54 win against Georgia Tech.
It didn’t matter. Just the fact he was on the floor in the first...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:41 AM
ACC basketball’s talent drain continues at a record pace. With the expected news that Duke’s Austin Rivers and North Carolina’s Harrison Barnes and John Henson are entering the NBA draft, the conference next season will return no first-...