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Tuesday's regional sports roundup: Kecoughtan alum Milan Brown joins Jeff Capel's Pittsburgh basketball coaching staff

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Men's basketball:

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Kecoughtan High alum Milan Brown will join new Pittsburgh coach Jeff Capel's staff as an assistant coach, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Brown, 47, has been an assistant coach for the last three seasons at the College of Charleston. He was the head coach at Holy Cross from 2010-2015 and at Mount St. Mary's from 2003-2010, leading the Mountaineers to the NCAA tournament in 2008. He has compiled a 164-203 record as a head coach.

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In addition to his assistant coaching experience at College of Charleston, Brown also has been an assistant at Old Dominion (1995-97), Mount St. Mary's ('97-2000, 2002-2003) and William and Mary (2000-2002). At ODU, he was an assistant under Jeff Capel's father, the late Jeff Capel II.

A voicemail left for Brown, who graduated from Howard in '93, wasn't returned.

He'll join associate head coach Tim O'Toole and Jason Capel, Jeff's younger brother, as assistants on Pitt's staff. O'Toole and Jason Capel have already been announced by Pitt as additions to the staff.

Pitt finished 8-24 overall and 0-18 in the ACC last season. Kevin Stallings was fired in March after his second season as the Panthers' coach.

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Baseball:

Brendan Rivoli ripped a walk-off double into the left-field corner in the 12th inning to give Virginia (21-16) a 3-2 home victory over George Washington (20-16).

The inning began when Alex Tappen hit a pop-up to the mound that dropped among five defenders. He legged out a double and scored one out later.

Winner Andrew Abbott retired all nine batters he faced, striking out five. U.Va.'s Nate Eikhoff hit a pair of RBI singles in six at-bats. ...

Sophomore Brandon Raquet drive in three runs and was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle as the Tribe rolled past Norfolk State 10-4 at Plumeri Park.

The Tribe (15-23) had three players collect multiple hits against the Spartans (12-21), who took a 4-0 lead in a top of the second inning. That rally included Kecoughtan High product Tony Leite's RBI double and Justin Hayes' two-run single.

But the Tribe came back with six runs in the bottom of the second to take the lead for good.

Hunter Smith notched three RBI behind his seventh home run of the season. Zach Pearson and classmate Colin Lipke contributed two hits apiece. …

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Seniors Adam Sisk and Bradley McKay combined for seven RBI to lead James Madison (20-16) to a 10-5 victory at Longwood, snapping a four-game winning streak for the Lancers (13-22).

Softball:

Junior Hunter Halford pitched a shutout as Norfolk State split a pair of home games against North Carolina Central in a non-conference doubleheader.

Halford scattered five hits over seven innings in a 1-0 victory in Game 2.

In the bottom of the sixth, NSU junior Shelby DesChamps walked, stole second and went to third on an error. One out later, she just beat the throw to home when Halford hit a ball to the shortstop.

The Spartans (19-24) were shut out 5-0 in Game 1. A four-run first helped the Eagles (11-22) win that game.

Women's golf:

With the best round of the day, Old Dominion climbed to second place and trails leader Texas-San Antonio by four strokes at the Conference USA championship tournament at the Verandah Club in Fort Myers, Fla.

ODU (+14) carded a 1-over 289 Tuesday, the best team round of the tournament, to move from fourth to second and close the gap on UTSA entering Wednesday's final round.

ODU's Katerina Vlasinova (+3) was one of just five players in the field to finish Tuesday's round under par, carding a 1-under 71 to move into a tie for sixth along with teammate Charlotte De Corte, who shot 72.

Women's tennis:

Old Dominion was given the third seed in the 14-team, Conference USA tournament, which it is hosting, beginning Thursday.

Men's tennis:

Old Dominion was named the top seed in the Conference USA tournament and will open Friday against No. 8 UAB. ...

Virginia sophomore Carl Söderlund and freshman Matthew Lord were named the ACC Doubles Team of the Week. They won against N.C. State and Wake Forest at No. 1 doubles last week. ...

Adam Moundir of Old Dominion was named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team. The back-to-back C-USA Player of the Year (the first in league since 2009) has played No. 1 for the past three seasons for the No. 33 Monarchs.

MINOR-LEAGUE BASEBALL:

International League:

The Norfolk Tides (5-5) ended a two-game slide by blanking the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 6-0 in Allentown, Pa.

Four Norfolk pitchers, including starter David Hess, combined on a shutout, while Ruben Tejada and Austin Wynns each had two hits, a run and an RBI.

The IronPigs, Philadelphia's top affiliate, fell to 6-5.

Eastern League:

The Richmond Flying Squirrels (9-3) improved to 5-0 on their opening homestand by shutting out the Bowie Baysox 1-0 at The Diamond.

Ali Castillo singled home Jerry Sands in the second inning, handing Baysox left-hander John Means a tough-luck loss. Sands hit an infield single with one out, stole second base and scored on Castillo's looper with two out.

Richmond right-hander Shaun Anderson pitched six quality innings to earn the win in his Diamond debut. Richmond is off to their best start in franchise history, which began in 2010.

Two Baysox were tagged out at the plate — Ademar Rifaela in the second inning and Cedric Mullins in the sixth.

PRO HOCKEY:

Norfolk Admirals goalie Ty Reichenbach has signed a pro tryout agreement with the Tucson Roadrunners, who are in the American Hockey League playoffs.

Reichenbach, 24, completed his first full pro season with the Admirals, posting a record of 19-22-3-0. The Billings, Mont., native led the ECHL in saves (1,463) while recording a .911 save percentage and a 3.37 goals against average.

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