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march madness

March Madness: Top seeds, favorites, more

March Madness is now in full swing and the top seeds and favorites have been doing exactly what is expected.

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Video: Top five ACC basketball newcomers

The ACC has an influx of new talent ready to help their programs capture a conference championship and beyond.

A-10 announces league opponents for 2016-2017 basketball season

The Atlantic 10 Conference announced the men’s basketball schedule pairings for 2016-17 on Wednesday afternoon.


VMI to open 2016-17 basketball season at Richmond

VMI will open the 2016-17 basketball season at the University of Richmond on Nov. 11. A release of the Keydet slate was made public Tuesday.

UVA to host Ohio State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

UVA will host Ohio State in the 18th ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

EMU alum Deana Moren Baker inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame

When Deana Moren Baker was in middle school, her basketball team held practice in the school cafeteria because the boys were using the gym.

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UVA women’s basketball signs 6’9″ center Felicia Aiyeotan to NLI

UVA women’s basketball head coach Joanne Boyle announced this week that Felicia Aiyeotan has signed a National Letter of Intent.


Press Conference: Syracuse on the eve of the Elite Eight

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim joins several Orange players talking with reporters on the eve of an Elite Eight matchup with UVA on Sunday.

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Inside the Numbers: Bench key in Virginia NCAA Tournament win

Malcolm Brogdon had 22, Anthony Gill had 19, but it’s safe to say that Virginia would not be playing next week in Chicago without the contributions of its bench.

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Live Blog: UVA at the NCAA Tournament

AFP editor Chris Graham is courtside as top seed UVA (26-7) will face #16 seed Hampton (21-10) in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament today in Raleigh, N.C.

Video: AFP editor Chris Graham at the 2016 ACC Tournament

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham recaps the first half of an exciting Day 2 at the 2016 ACC Tuurnament.

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Florida State coasts to 88-66 win over Boston College at ACC Tournament

A 12-3 Florida State broke open a tight first half, and the Seminoles went on to a dominant 88-66 win over Boston College in the opening round of the 2016 ACC Tournament on Tuesday.

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Video: Interviews with NC State’s Abu, Martin at ACC Tournament

Interviews with NC State players Abdul-Malik Abu and Cody Martin after the Pack defeated Wake Forest, 75-72, in the opening round of the 2016 ACC Tournament.

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William and Mary drops heartbreaker to Hofstra in CAA semifinals

For the second year in a row, the William and Mary men’s basketball team and Hofstra engaged in a back-and-forth, high-intensity and entertaining CAA Semifinal at Royal Farms Arena.

Jim Larranaga to receive Mason Medal at commencement ceremony

George Mason University has announced that a Mason Medal will be awarded to Coach Jim Larranaga at the university’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony.

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Essential things you need to enjoy March Madness

One of the most enjoyable parts of March Madness is the filling out of the brackets. There are a number of contests out there that will allow a person to win big bucks.

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Dick Vitale blocked me on Twitter: How I got to this lowly state

Dick Vitale pulled himself away from Coach K’s birthday party Saturday night to lay a Twitter smackdown on yours truly.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks college hoops on Florida radio

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins “The Mark Moses Show” on Sports Radio 1560-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla., to talk college basketball.

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Interview: Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams

Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams talks with reporters after his Hokies lost at #7 Virginia, 67-49, on Tuesday.

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Inside the Numbers: Another one for the Virginia defense

For weeks, Virginia couldn’t get out of its way on the defensive end. Even in victories over #1 Villanova and ACC rival Notre Dame, it was offense, not the Pack-Line, that keyed the Cavs.

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Virginia up to #7 in national polls

Another big ACC road win helped Virginia jump two spots in the national polls this week.

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Richmond smothers UMass, 69-53

Richmond posted a dominant 69-53 victory over UMass (9-13, 2-8) on Saturday evening at the Robins Center.

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Strong shooting sends No. 24 Dayton past George Mason

The No. 24 Dayton Flyers shot 62.9 percent for the game to cruise to a 98-64 victory over George Mason Saturday night in EagleBank Arena.

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Virginia back in Top 10 in national polls

Virginia scored another signature win on Saturday, and bumped up a couple of spots in the national polls as a result.

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George Washington survives #RevRivalry despite George Mason surge

George Mason erased a 10-point deficit Sunday against George Washington, but the Colonials survived late for a 76-70 Revolutionary Rivalry victory.

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Hampton outduels Norfolk State, 86-76

Reginald Johnson tallied 29 points to lead Hampton to a win in the Battle of the Bay on Saturday evening, 86-76 over Norfolk State.

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EMU women defeat Roanoke

EMU answered the call Saturday afternoon, thoroughly dominating Roanoke in an 87-71 win at home.

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Here’s my first game recap: When Wake blitzed #11 Virginia

I had this game recap in draft format on the website as Virginia inbounded the ball down two with four seconds left.

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Davidson tops Richmond, 78-70

Richmond dropped a 78-70 decision to the Davidson Wildcats on Monday night at the Robins Center.

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Virginia moves up two spots to #11 in AP basketball poll

A two-win week lifted Virginia two spots in the Associated Press Top 25, to #11.

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Podcast: AFP editor Chris Graham talks college basketball, football with Mark Moses

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks college basketball and college football with the Mark Moses Show on 1560-AM in Melbourne, Fla.

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George Mason moves basketball game to Friday

The George Mason basketball game scheduled for Saturday against Duquesne has been moved up to Friday due to the impending winter snow storm.

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George Mason rally falls short: Patriots lose at Fordham

George Mason cut the score to four points late in the second half, but the rally fell short as Fordham walked away with a 73-62 victory Wednesday.


First-half scoring run sends UNCG past VMI, 85-68

A late first half scoring spurt quickly erased a double-digit VMI lead and sparked UNCG to an 85-68 victory over VMI in Southern Conference basketball action Sunday.

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Putting it bluntly: #13 Virginia just plain stinks

Virginia coach Tony Bennett tried yet another starting lineup at Florida State Sunday night, his fifth in five ACC games. This one didn’t work, either.

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Women’s basketball: Virginia downs Georgia Tech, 78-67

The Virginia women’s basketball team (13-6, 3-2 ACC) earned a 78-67 road victory at Georgia Tech (11-8, 1-5 ACC) on Sunday.

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Strong offense leads George Mason past Saint Louis, 92-79

George Mason came up big at Saint Louis Sunday afternoon, notching its first Atlantic 10 Conference win and road victory of the season, defeating the Billikens 92-79.

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VCU tops Richmond in Capital City Classic in OT

Juniors ShawnDre’ Jones and T.J. Cline both had 20-point performances, but it wasn’t enough as Richmond dropped a 94-89 OT decision to VCU.

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Game Notes: No. 13 Virginia plays at FSU Sunday night

No. 13 Virginia (13-3, 2-2 ACC) plays at Florida State (11-5, 1-3 ACC) in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Sunday, Jan. 17.

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EMU loses to Virginia Wesleyan in OT

EMU had its chances against the ODAC’s preseason favorite Virginia Wesleyan men, but came up short in a 96-94 overtime loss in Harrisonburg.