The UVA women’s basketball team (13-4, 3-1 ACC) earned a 68-56 victory over Boston College (8-9, 0-4 ACC) on Thursday (Jan. 15) at John Paul Jones Arena.
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.
Presbyterian forwards DeSean Murray and William Truss took advantage of Longwood center Lotanna Nwogbo’s absence and both recorded double-doubles to lead the Blue Hose to a 71-67 win over Longwood Wednesday evening in Willett Hall.
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.
The UVA women’s basketball team (12-3, 2-1 ACC) fell 70-58 at No. 21 Syracuse (11-5, 1-2 ACC) on Sunday (Jan. 11) at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.
Shivaughn Wiggins hit six straight free throws in the final 1:06 to fight off another late Longwood comeback and lift Big South preseason favorite Coastal Carolina to a 76-70 win over the Lancers Thursday evening at the HTC Center.
James Madison led by as many as 10 points in the second half but Northeastern limited the Dukes to just 33 percent shooting in the second half to rally for a 65-59 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball winThursday night at the JMU Convocation Center.
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.
We thought we had the ACC all figured out. #3 UVA escaped unranked Miami in two overtimes. Notre Dame had a similar double-OT scrape with Georgia Tech at home, then went to Chapel Hill and took down the Tar Heels on Big Monday. Virginia Tech fell just short of coming all the way back from a 22-point deficit to Syracuse.
UVA basketball is holding steady in the Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls this week at #3.
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.
Longwood (5-10, 1-1 Big South) knocked off Radford, 90-79, in double overtime Saturday in Willett Hall.
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.
Saturday’s ACC opener went the way third-ranked UVA and its legion of fans expected in the first 20 minutes. A business-like 51.9 percent shooting, a suffocating defensive effort that limited Miami to 20 first-half points, and an 18-point lead going into the break.
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.
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.
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.
Junior guard Winston Grays (Cleveland, Ohio/Benedictine) scored 14 points on 4-of-7 shooting and grabbed five rebounds, but the JMU men’s basketball team was unable to bounce back from a 24-point halftime deficit, falling to Valparaiso, 79-52, in the non-conference finale Monday night at the JMU Convocation Center.