| Dec 1, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Butler senior Rotnei Clarke started Saturday's game at Hinkle Fieldhouse in style by converting on a three-pointer in the first minute. That made field goal was Clarke's 300th career college three-pointer.
However, Butler's early defense left a little to...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Rotnei Clarke and Kellen Dunham each posted 17 points as Butler toppled No. 9 North Carolina by an 82-71 count in the semifinal round of the Maui Invitational.
Andrew Smith netted 13 and Khyle Marshall contributed 10 points and 11 rebounds for the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:30 PM
INDIANAPOLIS, IND. -- Butler's basketball future took on a brighter glow on the first day of the NCAA fall signing period. Head coach Brad Stevens received signed commitments from a trio of promising prospects, 6-10 Nolan Berry of De Smet Jesuit H.S. (Mo....
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Treveon Graham scored 17 point as hot-shooting VCU beat Saint Joseph's 82-79 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament Friday night in Brooklyn, N.Y.
The Rams, seeded second and ranked 25th by The Associated Press, made 11 3-pointers to build...
| Feb 28, 2013
RICHMOND — Spike Lee strolled into a VCU basketball practice last week. The renowned filmmaker, hoops maven and Reggie Miller foil was speaking on campus and wanted to check out coach Shaka Smart's Rams.
"All of a sudden it went from a good...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:55 PM
When VCU and Butler clashed at the 2011 Final Four, a popular story line was how long their respective coaches would stick around.
The Rams’ Shaka Smart was in his second season and had led them on the most improbable run in tournament history,...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 3:16 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - It was like old times for about 30 seconds in the home tunnel of Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.
Walking underneath the stands side-by-side Brad Stevens and Todd Lickliter were engaged in conversation as they made their way onto...
| Oct 30, 2012
Every loss stings, and some are more memorable than others -- for the circumstances, the level of play, how it unfolded, the disappointment, even the pride in the effort put forth. Even for a coach as successful as Jim Calhoun. Here are some of the more...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 3:01 AM
The March Madness of the NCAA Tournament is always must-see TV, but navigating the 2011 edition of March Madness requires a roadmap. Thanks to a new TV contract with with CBS and Turner, Thursday and Friday's first-round NCAA Tournament games will be...
| Apr 6, 2011
Sure, it was a rock fight. Yet to focus on the rock is to miss the fact that the UConn Huskies moved a mountain over 28 glorious days.
Sure, the game was ugly to the eye. Yet defense is beautiful to the soul to a man who Tuesday sounded like he has no...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Bruiser Flint has been text messaging with Shaka Smart. Jim Larranaga has been reliving one of his best memories, and Blaine Taylor has wondered, however briefly, 'What if?'
VCU's improbable run to the Final Four has stirred emotions throughout the...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Rob Brandenberg had four basketball scholarship offers from schools in his native Ohio, plus emerging power Butler.
He chose VCU instead.
When Anthony Grant resigned as Rams coach two years ago, Joey Rodriguez considered transferring to Division II...