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  • Expanded ACC could approach its 1980s basketball peak

    Expanded ACC could approach its 1980s basketball peak
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski arrived at Duke in 1980, and during his first decade there, ACC basketball showcased the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Mark Price, James Worthy, Len Bias and Johnny Dawkins. So pardon Krzyzewski for...
  • 'Special' day brings ACC regular-season title to U.Va.

    CHARLOTTESVILLE — Virginia's demolition of fourth-ranked Syracuse on Saturday was startling, historic, extraordinary and emphatic, replete with indelible moments for a program basking in rare air. But one snapshot resonated above the others. It...
  • Defense fails U.Va. in overtime loss at Maryland

     Defense fails U.Va. in overtime loss at Maryland
    COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Whether Maryland exposed or merely awakened Virginia on Sunday will be revealed in the coming weeks. But this much we know: The Cavaliers could not overcome their own deficiencies and an inspired opponent in an extraordinary...
  • Dayton's run, Barclays extension cap memorable basketball season for A-10

     Dayton's run, Barclays extension cap memorable basketball season for A-10
    Atlantic 10 Conference commissioner Bernadette McGlade was "extremely optimistic," but nervous nonetheless on Selection Sunday. Radically changed from a year ago, her league appeared poised to send a record six teams to the NCAA basketball tournament....
  • How would college football playoff, new ACC bowl lineup have looked this season?

     How would college football playoff, new ACC bowl lineup have looked this season?
    The most strident critics craved anarchy, a farewell overdose of controversy for the Bowl Championship Series. Come Sunday, however, after 15 weeks of unimaginable insanity, the most-deserving teams for the national title game were indisputable: Florida...
  • Duke loss aside, Virginia Tech has met reasonable expectations

    Duke loss aside, Virginia Tech has met reasonable expectations
    To quote the adorable child in the AT&T commercial, Virginia Tech football faithful have "infinity times infinity" reasons to be frustrated, concerned and/or confused after Saturday's home loss to Duke. Logan Thomas channeling Koji Uehara. Short-yardage...
  • Virginia Tech's Beamer 'sensitive to staying around too long'

    Virginia Tech's Beamer 'sensitive to staying around too long'
    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's 21st consecutive bowl, Wake Forest's regime change and Texas' political theater remind anew of Frank Beamer's remarkable tenure at his alma mater, a fact not lost on the man himself. Beamer, you see, is exceptionally...
  • Sustained postseason basketball success breeds preseason expectations for VCU

    Sustained postseason basketball success breeds preseason expectations for VCU
    RICHMOND — From 1981-84, the University of Virginia advanced in four consecutive NCAA basketball tournaments, thanks in large measure to one towering young man: Ralph Sampson. No state program, prior or since, has scaled such heights. VCU just...
  • In and out of costume, Hokies' Beamer upbeat at ACC Kickoff

    In and out of costume, Hokies' Beamer upbeat at ACC Kickoff
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Frank Beamer "can't talk about it." Not about receiver Kevin Asante's abrupt removal from Virginia Tech's roster or the chances of his return. Not about tailback Michael Holmes' banishment from school after his conviction for...
  • Despite early schedule, expect Hokies to top Clemson

    Despite early schedule, expect Hokies to top Clemson
    Virginia Tech hasn't played the softest schedule among college football's top 15. That distinction belongs to Wisconsin. In fact, with two September road games, Tech belongs to a slim minority of power conference teams. That said, even Diamond Hokies...
  • ACC basketball needs coaches as good as 20 years ago

    ACC basketball needs coaches as good as 20 years ago
    During the early 1990s, ACC basketball was the model of stability. Each of the conference's nine coaches advanced in the NCAA tournament and remained on the job at least six years. Eight reached multiple Sweet 16s, and eventually, three won national...
  • The Prospector: UCF 7on7 tourney full of big performers, but Alex Gomez was best

    The Prospector: UCF 7on7 tourney full of big performers, but Alex Gomez was best
    The competition at this past weekend’s UCF 7-on-7 tournament was fierce, with great athletes flying all over the place on the UCF practice fields and inside the Nicholson Fieldhouse. It was a whirlwind affair of 31 teams going after the title,...