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VMI football opens 2015 schedule Sept. 3 at Ball State

First-year VMI head football coach Scott Wachenheim will make his debut on Thursday night, September 3, when the Keydets travel to Muncie, Indiana to face Ball State in the 2015 season opener.

Longwood rally comes up short In 82-72 overtime loss At Winthrop

In the end, Keon Moore was too much. On an afternoon when Longwood rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit and forced overtime in one of the Big South’s most difficult arenas, Winthrop’s redshirt junior forward scored 27 points to lift the Eagles to an 82-72 New Year’s Eve win in Winthrop Coliseum.

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.

Longwood bench scores 40 In 106-74 rout of Penn State Beaver

Longwood is becoming quite comfortable in Willett Hall. Led by a career-high 22 points from junior forward Shaquille Johnson, the Lancers routed Penn State Beaver 106-74 in Willett Saturday afternoon to improve to 3-1 on their home court.

Miami (Ohio) takes down Shaq-less Longwood, 71-60

Miami (Ohio) sharpshooter Will Sullivan had a quiet night. Geovonie McKnight and Eric Washington didn’t. Three nights after hitting 5-of-10 three-pointers against Wright State, Sullivan took a backseat to McKnight and Washington who matched each other with 19 points apiece to lead the RedHawks (3-7) to a 71-60 win over Longwood.

JMU men’s basketball gets first road win at Ball State, 72-52

Four players scored in double figures and JMU shot better than 50 percent from the floor to pick up its largest men’s basketball road victory in four years with a 72-52 wire-to-wire triumph against Ball State Wednesday night at Worthen Arena.


Liberty football ranked in both national FCS polls

Following their third win in a row, Liberty’s football program is back in both FCS national polls, which were released earlier today.

Must-win game for UVA: with emphasis on must

Let me write now as a fan and alum as much as a journalist who has covered UVA football for 20 years. OK, so here goes: as a fan and alum, I want to see Mike London succeed, for lots of reasons.

JMU releases 2014-2015 men’s basketball schedule

Fans will have plenty of opportunities to catch the JMU men’s basketball team at the Convocation Center this season as head coach Matt Brady unveiled the entire 2014-15 schedule Thursday, which features 10 non-conference home games and 19 home games overall.

UVA football depth chart for UCLA game

UVA football coach Mike London revealed the depth chart for Saturday’s home opener with seventh-ranked UCLA.

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How bad was UVA football’s 2013? A look back

UVA football finished the 2013 season with a historically bad 2-10 record. But were the Cavs really 2-10 bad in 2013? The short answer is no.

Chris Graham: It’s official-UVa. football is headed toward another losing season

We knew the opponents, had a rough idea of the order that the games would be played, but now it’s official. UVa. football has its 2014 schedule, and we can now project that the ‘Hoos are headed toward their seventh losing season in the last nine years.

Suddenly hot JMU men’s basketball defeats Ball State, 73-68

Sophomore guards Charles Cooke (Trenton, N.J./Trenton Catholic) and Ron Curry(Pennsauken, N.J./Paul VI) combined with graduate forward Andrey Semenov (St. Petersburg, Russia/Blue Ridge School) for 53 points to lead James Madison to a 73-68 victory over Ball State on Monday evening at the JMU Convocation Center.

Chris Graham: ‘Young’ UVa. football team? Puh-leeze

Mike London’s first task as the new head football coach at UVa. was to re-recruit the group that had committed to deposed predecessor Al Groh. It wasn’t the most stellar of classes, given the situation – ranked 11th in the ACC and 67th nationally by Rivals, but it was what he had to work on.

Chris Graham: How bad is Jon Tenuta’s defense? Worse than you thought

I’m not second-guessing the move to can Reid in favor of Jon Tenuta, who followed associate head coach Tom O’Brien to UVa. after O’Brien and his staff were let go by N.C. State last year. Reid’s defense ranked fourth in the ACC last year, which is to say, it wasn’t the Virginia defense that was to blame for last year’s 4-8 debacle.


ODU’s Taylor Heinicke passes milestone 10,000 passing yards

Old Dominion University football junior quarterback Taylor Heinicke became the first Division I quarterback in the state of Virginia to pass for more than 10,000 career yards.

Chris Graham: Another Mike London botched endgame ends in another L

UVa. coach Mike London is once again is under fire for mismanaging an endgame situation. This time it was UVa.’s final drive at Byrd Stadium on Saturday.

Press Conference: UVa. football coach Mike London

UVa. football coach Mike London talks with the media in advance of his team’s game on Saturday at Maryland.

Press Conference: UVa. football coach Mike London after Ball State loss

UVa. football coach Mike London talks with the media after his team’s 48-27 loss at home to Ball State.

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Ball State lays the smack down on Virginia, 48-27

Three third-quarter Virginia turnovers turned into 17 Ball State points, and allowed the Cardinals to pull off a 48-27 upset in Charlottesville on Saturday.

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Chris Graham: #RehireAlGroh

I never thought I’d pine for the days of Al Groh, who returned UVa. football to the mediocrity that George Welsh had inherited. But mediocrity would be a step up from what Mike London has done to the program.