| May 27, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Duke faithful used to worry that coaching the pros would lure Mike Krzyzewski away from the Blue Devils. The Celtics called, the Lakers called, and heaven knows who else.
Never mind the notion that a college basketball lifer wouldn’t translate...
| May 30, 2013
Some were family promotions, one an obscure find, still others logical choices. Yet no matter the approach, Virginia athletic director Craig Littlepage and his senior staff have done an extraordinary job hiring, and retaining, quality head coaches,...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
There were eight losses for six top-10 teams. No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 all went down. A total of 14 schools in the Top 25 had at least one loss.
All in one wild week for college basketball.
"It's a crazy season, man," Illinois forward Tyler Griffey...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:57 PM
In its first ACC basketball season, 1991-92, Florida State finished second to Duke in the regular-season standings. Fourteen years later, Boston College finished third behind Duke and North Carolina in its maiden voyage.
Might Syracuse exceed those...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 6:35 PM
CORAL GABLES — This run to the top of the ACC all started for Jim Larranaga a couple of years ago in Erie, Pa., where he was visiting his son, Jay, who was coaching a NBA developmental team there.
A phone call came from a Miami friend and...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:46 AM
I had an opportunity last week to join more than 600 business and community leaders from our region for the 2013 Chick-fil-A Leadercast. Our local group joined more than 120,000 worldwide participants at more than 750 locations for the daylong program...
| Apr 28, 2013
HAMPTON — The buzz of returning to the league of his childhood, not to mention the source of his two national championship rings, remains with Mike Brey. But now comes the hard part:
Preparing his Notre Dame basketball program, short- and long-...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:43 PM
As a newcomer, Mike Brey plans to keep a low profile at the ACC spring meetings next month in Florida. But Notre Dame’s basketball coach doesn’t lack for opinions as the conference charts a new direction with 15 teams and a greater Northeast...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 2:15 PM
The benefits of playing among top-level talent, Justise Winslow was saying, far outweigh the drawbacks and sacrifices. The greatest gain, the Houston mega-prospect said, is the result.
“I would say playing with more talent is more fun,”...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Long, rangy wings who lead the break and make contested threes; clever, slightly undersized point guards who pass unselfishly but score when needed; a power forward who rebounds more than he shoots.
So appeared the ACC’s future during last...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Thirty-plus years ago, Harrisonburg was the quintessential “sleepy college town.” The Nighthawks played the occasional gig at The Elbow Room, Gus grilled irresistible chili dogs at Jess’ Quick Lunch, and James Madison University...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:59 AM
LONDON — Four years ago, Lopez Lomong was as much a symbol as he was an athlete running in the Olympics.
The symbolic part will always be there. As soon as the 2012 OIympics end, Lomong will go back to the land he fled, a land now recognized as the...