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James Johnson (football)

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  • Virginia Tech's Johnson a realist amid questions about his future

     Virginia Tech's Johnson a realist amid questions about his future
    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...
  • Virginia's Bennett refuses to relax, even during rout of Virginia Tech

    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....
  • With one of its trademark runs, VCU pounds Hokies 82-52

    With one of its trademark runs, VCU pounds Hokies 82-52
    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...
  • Perseverance pays off for former W&M walk-on Smith

    Perseverance pays off for former W&M walk-on Smith
    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,...
  • James Johnson appears comfortable, confident as Virginia Tech's head coach

    James Johnson appears comfortable, confident as Virginia Tech's head coach
    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,...
  • ACC All Access: Basketball firing, hiring Virginia Tech's biggest athletic moments of 2011-12

    ACC All Access: Basketball firing, hiring Virginia Tech's biggest athletic moments of 2011-12
    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...
  • Palm Beach All-County boys basketball Class 5A-4A-3A-2A

    Palm Beach All-County boys basketball Class 5A-4A-3A-2A
    First team George Andino 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. Latarence Butts Suncoast sophomore Ht.: 6-2; Pos.:...
  • Teel Time: Duke, N.C. State strong, but ACC lacks basketball depth thus far

    Teel Time: Duke, N.C. State strong, but ACC lacks basketball depth thus far
    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. The lone...
  • Georgia Southern stuns Virginia Tech 78-73 | Men's basketball

    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...
  • Virginia Tech upsets Oklahoma State 81-71 | Basketball

    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,...
  • Virginia Tech upsets #15 Oklahoma State

    Virginia Tech upsets #15 Oklahoma State
    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...
  • Depleted Virginia, Virginia Tech open basketball seasons this weekend

    Depleted Virginia, Virginia Tech open basketball seasons this weekend
    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...