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Boykins spoils Norfolk State comeback in North Carolina A&T win

Down by 15 at the half, Norfolk State came roaring back against North Carolina A&T on Thursday afternoon at the Corbett Sports Center. But just when it seemed NSU was ready to pull off a stunner, the Aggies had one last gasp.


How far can Duke go? Depends on its D

This is the fifth team of the new one-and-done era for Mike Krzyzewski, dating back to the 2013-2014 team led by Jabari Parker. The one-and-dones have won one national title, in 2015, lost one NCAA Tournament opener, one second-round game and one Sweet Sixteen.

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George Mason releases A-10 men’s basketball schedule

The George Mason University men’s basketball program has released its 2017-18 conference schedule.

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William & Mary releases 2017-18 non-conference hoops schedule

William & Mary head men’s basketball coach Tony Shaver announced the program’s non-conference schedule for the 2017-18 season on Thursday.

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William & Mary wraps perfect Jamaica trip with 71-47 win over Minto 79ers

The William & Mary men’s basketball team closed out its Jamaican trip with a perfect 3-0 record following a 71-47 win over the Minto 79ers.

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William & Mary blitzes Jamaican Select, 98-53

The William & Mary men’s basketball team used its 3-point arsenal to bounce the Jamaican Select Team, 98-53, on Tuesday.

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William & Mary rolls to 103-59 win over Jamaican U-21 Team

William & Mary raced out to a 16-0 lead and never looked back in a 103-59 victory over the Jamaican Under-21 National Team.

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William & Mary basketball set to depart for Jamaica

The William & Mary men’s basketball team is set to take off on its international trip to Jamaica on Saturday morning.

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Cole Harrison joins William & Mary basketball as grad transfer

William & Mary head men’s basketball coach Tony Shaver announced the addition of Cole Harrison as a graduate transfer for the 2017-18 season.

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George Mason releases 2017-18 non-conference hoops schedule

The George Mason University basketball program has announced its 2017-18 non-conference schedule.

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George Mason golf’s Eric Edwards earns alternate status for U.S. Amateur

An impressive opening round boosted George Mason golfer Eric Edwards to a strong finish at a U.S. Amateur sectional qualifier.

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George Mason basketball’s O’Donnell signs to play overseas in Czech Republic

When Bridget O’Donnell arrived at George Mason three years ago, playing professional basketball couldn’t have been further from her mind.

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George Mason basketball’s Jaire Grayer: Hope for Flint

George Mason rising junior guard Jaire Grayer grew up with no shortage of basketball mentors in his hometown of Flint, Michigan.

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George Mason announces dedicated basketball practice facility

Construction of the dedicated George Mason University Basketball Practice Facility commenced on June 1.

Sarah Gaffney named women’s basketball coach at Bridgewater College

Bridgewater College AD Curt Kendall announced the hiring of Sarah Gaffney as the new coach for the women’s basketball program.

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Richmond basketball rides defense to victory In Ireland

Richmond used a 13-point run to open the fourth quarter and secure a 69-63 victory over the Swords Thunder in exhibition action.

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George Mason to participate in 2016 Gulf Coast Showcase

George Mason will head to Southwest Florida for Thanksgiving break in November to participate in the 2016 Gulf Coast Showcase.

Atlantic 10 extends deal with Richmond Coliseum for women’s hoops tournament through 2018

The Atlantic 10 Conference has approved an extension for the Richmond Coliseum to host the 2017 and 2018 A-10 Women’s Basketball Championships.

Biebs can ball? Um, no

Justin Bieber desperately wants to convince us that The Biebs can play basketball. You can tell how desperate when you watch this video.

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Richmond Spider alum Justin Harper signs with Detroit Pistons

Former Richmond forward Justin Harper has signed a contract with the Detroit Pistons. Harper averaged 14.8 points per game in the NBA D-League this season.

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Women’s basketball: Bridgewater gets ODAC win

Bridgewater College turned in a dominant second-half performance Tuesday to defeat Virginia Wesleyan College, 77-58, in a key ODAC contest.

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Richmond takes down Fordham, wins third straight

Toughness and fight were on display from Richmond on Saturday as the Spiders earned their third straight victory with a 71-67 home victory over Fordham.


Fishburne basketball starts New Year with a Win

Fishburne escaped a very tough Roanoke Catholic team with a 61-59 home win Thursday night.

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EMU basketball women fall in OT at R-MC, 90-83

EMU has played in some classic basketball games over the past week, and Tuesday night at Randolph-Macon was no different.


Fishburne, Waynesboro add basketball game: Teams tip off Jan. 18

Fishburne Military School added an away game to its basketball schedule, but it’s not all that far away, in the sense of awayness.

Three Virginia recruits nominated for McDonald’s All-American Game

Virginia Class of 2016 basketball recruits Kyle Guy, DeAndre Hunter and Ty Jerome have been nominated for the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game.

Advice: Don’t try to out-Virginia Virginia

Oakland coach Greg Kampe knows as well as anybody how Virginia coach Tony Bennett beats you.

Justin Anderson reassigned to D-League

The Dallas Mavericks have reassigned UVA alum Justin Anderson to the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League.


Fishburne basketball defeats Covenant

Waynesboro junior Kian Tate returned to the starting lineup on Tuesday night against the visiting Eagles from Covenant, and led Fishburne to a 56-50 victory.


Fishburne basketball drops conference opener to Eastern Mennonite

The Caissons fought hard, but the shots just would not fall on Tuesday as Eastern Mennonite was able to take the conference opener from Fishburne, 60-51.

Women’s basketball: UVA tips off season Friday at Middle Tennessee

The Virginia women’s basketball team will open the 2015-16 season on Friday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time (7:30 p.m. ET), playing at Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

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George Mason men’s basketball adds Grayer, Relvao

First-year head coach Dave Paulsen has announced Jaire Grayer (Flint, Mich./IMG Academy) and Daniel Relvao (Coimbra, Portugal/Mountain Mission) have joined the George Mason men’s basketball team for the 2015-16 season.

New Orleans Pelicans to hold training camp at The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier announced this week that the New Orleans Pelicans will hold their 2015 Training Camp at America’s Resort.

Future, near and far, looks bright for UVA basketball

Eammon Brennan at ESPN has UVA basketball ranked fourth in his latest preseason Top 25, so maybe the conventional wisdom about the Cavs is starting to come around to where it should be.

ODU legend Nancy Lieberman named Sacramento Kings assistant coach

In a career of firsts, Old Dominion University Lady Monarch great Nancy Lieberman hit another milestone today as the NBA’s Sacramento Kings officially announced she was joining the team as an assistant coach.

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New contract makes UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett third-highest paid in ACC

Wisconsin basketball coach Bo Ryan’s announcement that he will retire in 2016 had UVA fans worried. There’s less reason to worry now.

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William and Mary alum Marcus Thornton set for NBA Summer League with the Boston Celtics

Former William and Mary men’s basketball standout Marcus Thornton begins his career with the Boston Celtics, competing in the NBA Summer League. Thornton and the Celtics take part in both the Utah and Las Vegas Summer Leagues, starting on Monday, July 6.


ODU women’s basketball announces non-conference schedule for 2015-2016

Four teams that competed in the 2015 postseason, including five 20-plus win teams, highlight the non-conference schedule for the Old Dominion women’s basketball team.

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George Mason Men’s Basketball Adds Four to Roster

First-year head George Mason basketball coach Dave Paulsen announced the addition of four newcomers to the Patriots roster this fall.

JMU men’s basketball signs JUCO star Shakir Brown to National Letter of Intent

James Madison basketball coach Matt Brady announced the signing of Shakir Brown to a National Letter of Intent for the 2015-16 season. He will have two years of eligibility following two years at the junior college level.

UVA alum Joe Harris headed to NBA Finals

Cleveland finished off a four-game sweep of the #1 seed Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals with a blowout win on Tuesday night. It was such a blowout that little-used rookie Joe Harris got in with six minutes to go, enough time for the UVA alum to score seven points and dish out an assist while running the offense at the point.


Inside the ACC Tournament: ‘Bringing Your A Game’ set to air on ESPNU

It is never too soon for a look back at one of the more memorable New York Life ACC Tournaments. “Bringing Your A Game: The 2015 New York Life ACC Tournament” documents this year’s historic event in Greensboro, which featured the first-ever Tuesday games, a Saturday night championship game for the first time since 1981, and the first-ever championship trophy for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.

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Richmond basketball adds Continental Tire Las Vegas holiday event

Richmond men’s basketball will be competing in the 15th annual Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational, the tournament group announced today.

Schedule announced for Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Defending Division I men’s college basketball national champion Duke as well as 2015 Final Four participants Wisconsin and Michigan State are among the teams in this season’s 17th annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge from November 30 to December 2.

UVA Basketball: Bennett, Brogdon and Anderson honored by VaSID

UVA basketball’s Tony Bennett, Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) and Justin Anderson (Montross, Va.) were honored by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) on Tuesday (May 12).

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William and Mary basketball’s Marcus Thornton selected to NBA Draft Combine

Chicago will be Marcus Thornton’s Kind of Town as the William & Mary men’s basketball senior was selected to take part in the 2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) Draft Combine on Wednesday.

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Shawn Postiglione named men’s basketball coach at Bridgewater College

Bridgewater College director of athletics Curt Kendall has announced the hiring of Randolph-Macon assistant Shawn Postiglione as the school’s new head men’s basketball coach.

JMU’s Lauren Okafor taken by Atlanta Dream in third round of WNBA Draft

With the 34th overall pick, the Atlanta Dream drafted James Madison redshirt-senior center Lauren Okafor in the third round of the 2015 WNBA Draft with the team’s second pick.

So, Mark Cuban: The NBA isn’t horrible, ridiculous?

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, he of the hot take, said this week that college basketball is, among other things, “horrible” and “ridiculous,” that it’s “uglier than ugly,” and that the poor state of play in college basketball is hurting the NBA game.

College basketball: Slow, boring, nobody watching, and it’s somehow the fault of UVA basketball

What an impossibly boring college basketball final weekend. Wisconsin barely broke 70 in beating #1 Kentucky, and we had to be impressed with the Badgers’ effort, because, hey, 70.