| Mar 12, 2014
GREENSBORO, N.C. — As an assistant basketball coach at Penn State in 2003 and '04, James Johnson saw the Nittany Lions' football program endure its worst consecutive seasons ever under Joe Paterno.
This was long before the Sandusky scandal...
| Jan 26, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE — During the final television break of Saturday's all-but-inevitable knee-capping of Virginia Tech, Virginia coach Tony Bennett scolded his team and sent starters Joe Harris, Mike Tobey and Malcolm Brogdon back onto the floor....
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:44 PM
RICHMOND -- VCU calls it "Havoc,” and Virginia Tech went through it Saturday in the Governor’s Holiday Hoops Classic.
With a stunning burst in the first half that turned a two-point deficit into a 29-point lead, the Rams crushed the Hokies...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:11 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — The low point, Ryan Smith said, came midway through the 2011 season. Three years in, the William and Mary cornerback was injured and demoted to the scout team, where he was getting no reps in practices or scrimmages.
As a walk-on,...
| May 2, 2012
James Johnson didn't act like the ACC's youngest, least-experienced and probably lowest-paid head basketball coach Tuesday.
Conversely, Virginia Tech's new boss appeared comfortable during his introductory news conference. Comfortable in the spotlight,...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Last year, Virginia Tech’s big upheaval in its assistant football coaching staff created much of the offseason buzz surrounding the athletic program.
Now, Tech’s men’s basketball team is enduring a wholesale coaching staff change. While...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
St. Andrew's senior
Ht.: 5-10; Pos.: Guard
Comment: Led Scots to Class 4A state finals, averaged 15 ppg, 5 apg, 2 steals and made 75 shots from three-point range.
Ht.: 6-2; Pos.:...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The non-conference portion of the ACC basketball season ended in familiar fashion Wednesday night. Duke won with defense, Miami beat a quality opponent, Georgia Tech bested a lightweight, and Florida State endured a disappointing loss.
| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:01 PM
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- For Georgia Southern coach Charlton Young, this season has been a work in progress in terms of chemistry.
Before the season, forward Tyrone Brown ran into legal trouble and left the team. Guard Jelani Hewitt ran into academic...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 2:40 PM
BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Virginia Tech's unbeaten start has come with its fair share of skeptics, understandable considering the Hokies built a 6-0 record on the strength of five victories against teams outside of the RPI Top 200, plus a home victory over Iowa,...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 7:03 PM
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart is one of the most heralded freshmen in the country, a point guard who could become an NBA lottery pick, and one of the most explosive players in college basketball.
On Saturday at Cassell...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Virginia and Virginia Tech face contrasting basketball openers this weekend amid similarly modest expectations for the season.
The Cavaliers play at 7 p.m. Friday at George Mason, a game to be shown by MASN. The Patriots were 24-9 last season, 15-1 at...