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.
Several descendants of Triple Crown champion Secretariat are in the running for Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious awards.
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.
Four Spider players reached double figures led by Terry Allen’s season-high 20 points as Richmond snapped its three-game skid against George Mason, 75-65.
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.
Virginia’s Agriculture in the Classroom program has named My Virginia Plate, written by Tammy Maxey and illustrated by Kevin Pitts and Greg Cravens, its 2015 Virginia AITC Book of the Year.
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.
Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Redskins finished the 2014 NFL season with a 4-12 record.
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.
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.
The fifth-ranked UVA basketball team is already 11 games into its march toward the NCAA Tournament. This week, the Virginia baseball team, still a few weeks away from the start of its season, was ranked third in the preseason Collegiate Baseball poll.
The UVA men’s basketball team is fifth in the AP and coaches polls this week. The Cavaliers (11-0) rose a spot in the AP poll, switching places with idle Wisconsin, after posting a pair of wins last week, 70-54 over Cleveland State on Thursday and 76-27 over Harvard on Sunday.
Harvard’s one first-half field goal Sunday at UVA tied the NCAA record for fewest made field goals in a half in the shot clock era (Savannah State, one second-half field goal at Kansas State on Jan. 7, 2008)
Online voting concluded Dec. 17 for the fifth annual Secretariat Vox Populi Award. Created by Secretariat’s owner, Penny Chenery, the Vox Populi or “Voice of the People” Award recognizes the racehorse whose popularity and racing excellence best resonated with the public and gained recognition for the sport during the past year.
UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the fifth-ranked ‘Hoos (10-0) defeated Cleveland State, 70-54, on Thursday.
The UVA women’s basketball team (7-2) hosts Saint Mary’s (7-2) on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena, the second game in a three-game week for the Cavaliers.
Virginia House of Delegates Majority Leader Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) announced Thursday that he will propose legislation in the 2015 General Assembly session to cap student athletic fees at Virginia’s four-year public universities.
Senior Erik Copes has decided to leave the George Mason men’s basketball program for personal reasons, announced head coach Paul Hewitt.