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Game Notes: #2 UVA basketball travels to Boston College on Saturday

No. 2 UVA (16-0, 4-0 ACC) looks to stay unbeaten in an ACC road contest at Boston College (8-7, 0-3) on Saturday, Jan. 17. Tipoff at Conte Forum is set for 2 p.m.


JMU women’s basketball flies by Elon, 68-51

James Madison women’s basketball battled for a hard-fought 68-51 victory at Elon on Thursday night in Alumni Gym in the first meeting between the programs as conference foes.


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ODU women’s basketball rallies from 14 down, defeats Rice, 62-55

ODU overcame a 14-point deficit to Rice to come out on top by a score of 62-55 on Thursday night at the Tudor Fieldhouse.


Late run lifts UNCG to win over VMI

The VMI Keydets weathered a poor shooting night and stayed in the game for the majority of the contest, but the UNCG Spartans finished the game with a 13-4 run and went on to a 75-63 win.


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George Mason men’s basketball falls to St. Bonaventure

Playing on neutral ground, the George Mason men’s basketball team raced out with an early lead in the Blue Cross Arena, but could not hold on, dropping a 75-55 decision to St. Bonaventure in Rochester Wednesday night.


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UMass holds on for 66-62 win over George Mason

A late rally from George Mason men’s basketball fell short on Sunday afternoon as Massachusetts sealed a 66-62 victory in the Patriot Center.


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Richmond defense suffocates St. Bonaventure, 60-41

Richmond’s defense locked down the visiting St. Bonaventure Bonnies in a 60-41 win at the Robins Center on Sunday afternoon.


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Unleash the hounds: Bob McDonnell, oppo research and Richmond

Bob McDonnell is about to pull two years of hard time in a federal prison for accepting loans and gifts from a political benefactor.


VMI basketball grinds out 83-73 win at Furman

QJ Peterson had a team-high 18 points, pushing him over 1,000 for his career, and every Keydet to see game action scored as VMI downed the Furman Paladins, 83-73, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday in Greenville, S.C.


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Western Kentucky upsets #25 ODU, 72-65

ODU junior guard Trey Freeman scored 20 points, but the Hilltoppers of Western Kentucky defeated the No. 25 Monarchs, 72-65 Saturday at E.A. Diddle Arena, in a nationally televised Conference USA contest.


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No. 25 WKU defeats ODU Lady Monarchs, 76-60

In a Sun Belt Conference rivalry renewed, it was the No. 25 Western Kentucky Lady Toppers (13-2, 3-0) who prevailed over the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs (8-6, 1-2) by a score of 76-60 on Saturday afternoon at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.


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ODU women’s basketball falls to Marshall, 69-37

In the fourth ever meeting between the Old Dominion women’s basketball team (8-5, 1-1) and Marshall (9-4, 1-1), it was the Thundering Herd who came out on top by a score of 69-37 on Thursday night at the Ted Constant Center.


D-back: N.C. State win more like it for UVA Pack-Line

Davidson scored 72, Miami scored 80, and the writers were up in arms. What was wrong with the vaunted UVA Pack-Line defense? Turns out, not much.


JMU lands 1,000th win with 74-57 victory over UNCW

With a 74-57 victory over UNCW on Tuesday night at the JMU Convocation Center, the James Madison women’s basketball team became the third program in the country to reach the 1,000 wins mark. JMU joins Tennessee and Louisiana Tech as the only programs to reach the elite plateau.


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William and Mary blasts Drexel, 73-47

After a slow start on Monday night inside the Daskalakis Athletic Center, the William and Mary basketball team blitzed the Drexel Dragons, 73-47, behind a sizzling 55.1 percent shooting and another stout defensive effort.


JMU rallies from double-digit deficit to nip Towson, 67-66

Clutch free throws down the stretch by junior guard Precious Hall (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School) sealed a 67-66 comeback win over Towson on Sunday afternoon at the JMU Convocation Center to open Colonial Athletic Association action.


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Balanced offense leads George Mason past La Salle, 70-62

Behind four players each with 13 points, the George Mason men’s basketball team opened Atlantic 10 Conference play with a 70-62 victory over La Salle Saturday night in the Patriot Center.


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William and Mary dominates College of Charleston in CAA opener

In the most lopsided CAA victory in the program’s 30 years in the league, the William and Mary men’s basketball put the foot on the gas and never let off in dominating College of Charleston, 75-45, on Saturday afternoon at Kaplan Arena.


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Davidson shoots past Richmond, 81-67

Davidson’s Jack Gibbs scored 32 points to lead Davidson (10-2, 1-0) past Richmond (7-7, 0-1) in the teams’ Atlantic 10 opener at Belk Arena on Saturday night.


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#3 UVA escapes Miami in 2 OTs, 89-80

London Perrantes scored a career-high 26 points, a Justin Anderson three with 12.1 seconds left in the first overtime gave third-ranked UVA new life, and the Cavs outscored upset-minded Miami 18-9 in the second OT to escape with an 89-80 win Saturday in Coral Gables, Fla.


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#18 Oklahoma tops George Mason, 61-43

No. 18 Oklahoma snapped George Mason’s two-game winning streak on New Year’s Eve, defeating the Patriots 61-43 in the Lloyd Noble Center to remain perfect on its home court.


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Northeastern hits game-winner in final minute to stun Richmond

Richmond put three players in double figures, but Northeastern hit a game-winning three-pointer in the final minute to win, 58-57.


George Washington holds off VMI rally, wins 80-60

A late 9-0 run broke open a single-digit contest and sent the George Washington Colonials past the VMI Keydets, 80-60, in non-conference men’s basketball action Tuesday at the Smith Center in Washington, D.C.


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#19 UNC holds off William and Mary comeback, 86-64

A valiant second-half rally came up short as the William and Mary men’s basketball team fell at No. 19 North Carolina, 86-64, on Tuesday night.


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Wake Forest tops Richmond with buzzer-beating tip-in, 65-63

Wake Forest’s Devin Thomas tipped in a shot at the buzzer as the Demon Deacons stunned the Richmond Spiders, 65-63, on Sunday afternoon at the Robins Center.


Free throws lift Ball State to 69-64 win over Longwood

The holidays weren’t quite finished for Ball State, which took advantage of 35 free trips to the free throw line to outlast Longwood, 69-64, Sunday afternoon at Worthen Arena.


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George Mason men’s basketball tames Wright State, 68-60

The George Mason men’s basketball team handed Wright State its first home loss of the season and snapped a four-game win streak for the Raiders, defeating WSU 68-60 Tuesday night in the Nutter Center.


Washington Redskins tackle Trent Williams selected to NFL Pro Bowl

The National Football League announced today that tackle Trent Williams has been selected to the 2015 Pro Bowl. The annual contest of the NFL’s best will take place Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.


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ODU basketball holds off William and Mary rally, wins 69-62

The William and Mary men’s basketball team dropped a 69-62 decision in its final game before the Christmas Holiday at Old Dominion, 69-62, on Monday night.


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Scott German: UVA dominance built on defense

The Tony Bennett era at Virginia is in its sixth season. From his introductory press conference in April 2009, the emphasis,of UVA basketball has been the striving for defensive perfection.


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Virginia State Parks to celebrate New Year with First Day Hikes, contests and more

Usher in the New Year with a First Day Hike at a Virginia State Park. On Jan. 1, all 36 parks will offer hiking opportunities, contests and special events.


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Marquise Moore paces George Mason past Iona, 86-81

The George Mason men’s basketball team picked up its second straight win Saturday night defeating Iona, 86-81, in the Patriot Center.


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George Mason men’s basketball routs Catawba, 99-69

Junior Shevon Thompson notched his third double-double of the season leading the George Mason men’s basketball team to a 99-69 rout over Catawba in the RAC Wednesday night.


UVA women’s basketball hosts Longwood on Tuesday

The UVA women’s basketball team (6-2) hosts Longwood (0-8) on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the first of three games this week for the Cavaliers.


Navy blitzes VMI basketball, 84-66

The Navy Midshipmen closed the game on a 12-2 run and held the VMI Keydets to 23 second half points en route to an 84-66 win in non-conference basketball action Tuesday night in Annapolis, Md.


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William and Mary announces 2015 football schedule

William and Mary Director of Athletics Terry Driscoll has announced the release of the Tribe’s 2015 football schedule, which is highlighted by five home games at Zable Stadium and a trip to Atlantic Coast Conference foe Virginia.


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Craig Littlepage: Winning not important with UVA football

UVA athletics director Craig Littlepage may lose the last few supporters he has with his perspective on the importance of wins and losses with his department’s signature program.


VMI rally falls short at Mercer, 90-81

The Mercer Bears closed out the game on a 12-3 run, propelling themselves to a 90-81 victory over the VMI Keydets in Southern Conference basketball action Saturday in Macon, Ga.


Strong second half carries JMU women’s basketball past Richmond, 79-68

After a 16-3 run to open the second half, the JMU women’s basketball team flew by Richmond 79-68 Wednesday night at the JMU Convocation Center to move to 6-1 overall on the young season.


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Old Dominion holds on for 75-69 win over George Mason

George Mason and Old Dominion battled through 12 lead changes, but the Patriots could not outlast the Monarchs, dropping a 75-69 decision Wednesday in the Patriot Center.