| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
While trumpeting Virginia’s basketball team Wednesday night, Boston College coach Steve Donahue mentioned Malcolm Brogdon first. As well he should have. As have many others.
A redshirt sophomore guard, Brogdon is among the ACC’s best...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Duke had enough energy to respond from a difficult defeat, while top-ranked Syracuse simply boiled over by the end Saturday night.
Forward Jabari Parker scored 19 points and No. 5 Duke held on to beat Syracuse 66-60 after a potential tying basket was...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:11 PM
DURHAM, N.C. — As valuable as the lesson of learning what it takes to win in Cameron Indoor Stadium may be in the long run for Virginia Tech, it came in painful fashion Tuesday in a 66-48 loss at No. 6 Duke.
Tech (9-18, 2-13 Atlantic Coast...
| Feb 26, 2014
DURHAM, N.C. — Duke recently completed one of the most taxing stretches in ACC basketball history. The unknown was, how would the sixth-ranked Blue Devils respond to some actual R&R and Tuesday's home game against an overmatched opponent?
| Mar 15, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Even with an expanded number of teams in the league, winning the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament is still important for Duke.
Now the seventh-ranked Blue Devils will have a chance to do that again after winning the semifinal.
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Other than finishing the weekend with a win against Duke, and possibly securing a long shot opportunity to nail down a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, Virginia may have overachieved its way out of one-up chances this season.
It’s hard to...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:50 AM
A couple of observations from Duke’s 80-63 win over UCLA on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden:
Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski is a master of the post-game news conference. Or at least he was after his eighth-ranked Blue Devils played well in a...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:26 PM
BLACKSBURG — Though he hasn't set foot on a basketball court in an Atlantic Coast Conference game yet, Virginia Tech's Adam Smith saw enough last season while sitting on the bench to know he's ready.
If nothing else, the kid doesn't lack...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:30 PM
His father has said it's between Duke and Michigan State. Jabari Parker countered by saying recently that there still were five schools in contention for his oral commitment. The world will find out at 3 p.m. Thursday where the Simeon senior has decided...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:24 AM
In our one-and-done college basketball culture, rare is the elite program with multiple seniors playing marquee roles. Tuesday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke honored three.
Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly are the Blue Devils’ top...