| Jan 20, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Maybe Harrison Barnes’ NBA skills or Deividas Dulkys’ long-range jumpers will crack Virginia’s defense. Or perhaps the Cavaliers will encounter Kentucky, Missouri or the Oklahoma City Thunder in postseason.
But midway through this...
| May 1, 2012
Two weeks ago, Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver matched Clemson's salary offer to James Johnson, the Hokies' associate head basketball coach. Johnson declined and headed south for an assistant's job with an ACC rival.
Last weekend, Weaver upped...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:45 AM
Virginia Tech’s 70-68 loss to Brigham Young on Wednesday exposed a consistent shortcoming in Seth Greenberg’s program and the primary reason his Hokies have earned only one NCAA tournament bid:
An inability to beat quality non-conference...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Marcus Thornton saw an opening to the basket and attacked, unconcerned that Delaware's 6-foot-9 Jamelle Hagins slid over to challenge. William and Mary's 6-3 freshman guard elevated and, forearm level to the rim and cocked, intended to throw down the most...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:07 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun sat in the front row of a near-empty Gampel Pavilion on Wednesday and he watched Kemba Walker, now in the NBA, push the ball up and down the court with the current UConn men's basketball players. Calhoun's legs were crossed,...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:19 AM
Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass.
Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren
Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960)
Head Coaching Career:
Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69
| May 9, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Former William Byrd star Jennifer Mitchell Hoover has been named the women's basketball coach at Wake Forest.
Wake Forest announced the hiring Wednesday. Hoover starred for the Demon Deacons from 1987 to 1991.
She was a three-time All-ACC selection...
| May 17, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Gene Johnson, a star basketball player for St. Maria Goretti High School who became a member of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conferencechampionship teams for Morgan State University in Baltimore, died at his Hagerstown home early Thursday morning.
| Jul 13, 2012
| 9:12 AM
SPRINGFIELD, MO - Missouri State men's basketball head coach Paul Lusk officially completed his coaching staff Friday (July 13) with the addition of Derrick Tilmon as an assistant coach.
A native of Clarksdale, Miss., Tilmon has spent the last three...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:56 PM
The last time we saw or mentioned Randall Vautravers, he was picking up minutes here and there playing basketball with the Shockers.
But come the summer, he's playing golf with his buddies on some of the toughest courses in the state. But this is just...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Gene Howard Johnson, Jr. 24, of Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, May 17, 2012, at his home in Hagerstown.
Born Oct. 6, 1987, in Queens, N.Y., he was the son of Gene Howard and Judy Ann (White) Johnson Sr. of Hagerstown. He was the maternal grandson of...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:44 PM
Halfway through the ACC basketball schedule, Virginia's first NCAA tournament bid in five years seems, at first blush, assured. The 18-4 Cavaliers are ranked in both national polls, boast quality wins and have no inexplicable defeats.
But there are...