| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:08 PM
William and Mary’s home finale against Hofstra was a dandy snapshot of the Tribe’s desirables and flaws, showcasing the qualities that make this team as likely to flame out in the CAA tournament quarterfinals as to win the whole shebang....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Northeastern University coach Bill Coen’s formula for tournament success is simple: the expected and the unexpected.
“I think we have to get excellent play out of our better players,” Coen said, heading into the Colonial Athletic...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:22 PM
William and Mary’s Marcus Thornton was just the third Tribe player to be named first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association, in voting announced Thursday.
Thornton, the league’s No. 5 scorer at 18.6 points per game, joins Adam Hess in 2003...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:24 PM
Tony Shaver was so torqued off at his William and Mary team in the first minute of the second half, he called a timeout just 51 seconds in. Might he divulge what he said to his players?
“No, I won’t repeat that,” he said with a smile....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:50 PM
BALTIMORE — For the second consecutive day, William and Mary took Tony Shaver's words to heart and the Tribe now finds itself one win away from the program's first NCAA tournament berth.
Displaying a truly collective effort at both ends of the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:19 PM
BALTIMORE — It was close. A good look. He'd made more difficult shots, just two minutes earlier, as a matter of fact, as well as throughout the previous two days.
But Marcus Thornton's jump shot from the right wing caromed off the back of the...
| Mar 11, 2014
BALTIMORE — They were superb, resilient and wildly entertaining. But after more than two hours of March theater that careened from dramatic to agonizing and back again, William and Mary's basketball players and coaches were crushed.
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:38 PM
William and Mary's men's basketball season is complete, after athletic department officials decided not to pursue a spot in either the College Basketball Insider tournament (CBI) or CollegeInsider.com tournament (CIT).
The CBI had interest in the Tribe,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:41 AM
William and Mary's basketball season began and ended with losses. In between, the Tribe authored a remarkable year that came one defensive stop, one missed jump shot short of history.
The enduring memory is W&M's 75-74 loss to Delaware in the Colonial...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:36 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — The only drama in the final five minutes was whether William and Mary would crack 100 for the first time in 15 years. The Tribe flirted with it, but in the end settled merely for a second consecutive satisfying victory.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Brandon Britt had completed his nine-game suspension and was primed to log the first minutes of his senior season. It only took three minutes and nine seconds for William and Mary coach Tony Shaver to send in the team captain.
Britt, whose suspension...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Without overwhelming raw talent, William and Mary and Old Dominion belong to the vast majority of college basketball teams for which work rate and detail determine success.
When the local rivals renew their series at 7 p.m. Wednesday in a New Year’...