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  • College basketball preview: Old Dominion women

    OLD DOMINION COACH: Karen Barefoot (2nd season at ODU, 11-21; 15th season, 221-164) OPENER: Nov. 9 at Virginia Tech. 5 GAMES TO WATCH: Nov. 17 vs. VCU; Jan. 2 vs. Pittsburgh; Jan. 13 vs. Delaware; Feb. 12 vs. James Madison; Feb. 21 vs. William and...
  • CAA officials to brainstorm membership issues

    Colonial Athletic Association officials and athletic directors will meet Friday in northern Virginia to discuss membership, but Commissioner Tom Yeager said not to expect announcements or invitations. "It's not going to be talking about individual...
  • ODU repeats as CAA champs, beats VCU in final 70-65

    ODU repeats as CAA champs, beats VCU in final 70-65
    In the post-game melee, a life-size cutout of Frank Hassell loomed over the Old Dominion fans celebrating on the court at the Richmond Coliseum. The home-made likeness was attention-grabbing, but the real deal was even bigger. Hassell had 22 points as...
  • VCU ready to take on storied Indiana program Saturday

    VCU ready to take on storied Indiana program Saturday
    Basketball fans in town from Virginia now have two teams to pull for on Saturday: Virginia Commonwealth against Indiana and Louisville's opponent, New Mexico. Cardinals' coach Rick Pitino may have added to his team's anti-fan base Friday when asked about...
  • VCU's run reverberates throughout CAA, publicity helps recruiting

    VCU's run reverberates throughout CAA, publicity helps recruiting
    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...
  • USC Basketball: Breaking down the Trojans' NCAA tournament breakdown against VCU

     
    In so many words, or perhaps so few, USC "just didn't have it" Wednesday night against Virginia Commonwealth in the first round of the NCAA tournament here. That was the repeated line by USC Coach Kevin O'Neill after his team's......
  • Teel Time: Hokies, UVa, VCU, ODU, Hampton among teams in governor's basketball event

    College basketball fans in Virginia pining for more intrastate competition will get their wish in December of 2012 and ’13. At the prompting of Gov. Bob McDonnell, the Richmond Coliseum will host one-night holiday doubleheaders in each of those...
  • Governor's Hoops Classic will be a holiday gift for state basketball fans

    RICHMOND — Gov. Bob McDonnell will never match predecessors Mark Warner and Doug Wilder for impact on sports, but the college basketball initiative he unveiled Wednesday carries exceptional promise for fans in Virginia. The Governor's Holiday Hoops...
  • Teel Time: VCU survives "mayhem," proves coach prophetic

    Teel Time: VCU survives "mayhem," proves coach prophetic
    When his team arrived here at the Alamodome for Friday night's late Southwest Regional semifinal against Florida State, VCU coach Shaka Smart moseyed to press row. There he watched a few minutes of Kansas' demolition of Richmond and sat next to Tom...
  • VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever

    VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever
    Call the roll of Final Four gate-crashers. Butler. George Mason. Penn. Indiana State. Recount their upsets, harrowing finishes and, yes, miracles. None matches VCU. Virginia Commonwealth University for the basketball-impaired. The Rams on Sunday...
  • Breaking down VCU-Butler — with a little help from ODU's Blaine Taylor

    Anyone who's ever heard Blaine Taylor turn a phrase in his often off-the-wall vernacular knows the Old Dominion men's basketball coach has a unique perspective. In the case of Saturday's Final Four matchup between VCU and Butler, that perspective includes...
  • Butler playing for much more than just itself

    Butler playing for much more than just itself
    HOUSTON — Richmond and Cleveland State were the 1980s pioneers, charming and obscure underdogs who crashed the NCAA basketball tournament's Sweet 16. Loyola Marymount, Rhode Island and Gonzaga went a step beyond during the '90s, reaching the...