| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Monday afternoon, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski discussed the improbability of an undefeated college basketball season. Tuesday evening, even as his top-ranked Blue Devils remained unscathed, his words rang true.
The first component Krzyzewski mentioned...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Mark Turgeon's first 19 months at Maryland had been without barely a ripple of discord, at least in public.
The players -- even talented but troubled guard Terrell Stoglin last season -- seemed to take Turgeon's harshest criticism in stride. The media --...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The non-conference portion of the ACC basketball season ended in familiar fashion Wednesday night. Duke won with defense, Miami beat a quality opponent, Georgia Tech bested a lightweight, and Florida State endured a disappointing loss.
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:13 PM
For the first time since 1959-61, ACC basketball has gone three consecutive years without a Final Four representative. Only four league teams made the tournament, fewer than the Mountain West, Pacific 12 and Atlantic 10, and the conference’s lone...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Coach Mark Turgeon is hoarse with a bad cold, scoring leader Dez Wells has been nursing a sore knee since midway through the ACC tournament, and Maryland has had to get over playing four games in seven days and not making the NCAA tournament.
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Duke has won 29 games this basketball season. None like this. Foul trouble: check. Frigid shooting: check. Stars MIA: check. Rookies tested like never before: check.
The Blue Devils experienced all of the above Sunday night against Creighton in the NCAA...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Virginia's Joe Harris and Virginia Tech's Erick Green are experiencing very different seasons with their respective men's basketball teams, but they can say they have one characteristic in common.
They're both officially part of the Atlantic Coast...
| 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
| 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...
| 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...