| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:12 PM
Scandalous accusations, radical rules reform and conference realignment have big-footed the college sports news cycles of late, burying notable developments on many fronts.
Case in point: Virginia Tech's opening football opponent, Appalachian State,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:13 PM
With four national championships in the last 11 seasons, two Hall of Fame coaches, unrivaled heritage and beaucoup future pros, North Carolina and Duke bigfoot ACC basketball.
"People are always going to talk about Duke and North Carolina, as they...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Seth Greenberg will visit family and prowl old stomping grounds. His wife will cross Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade off her bucket list. His Virginia Tech basketball players will roam the City that Never Sleeps, some for the first time.
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:58 PM
Paupers ruled state college basketball last season. While princes Virginia and Virginia Tech watched from afar, a record five teams from the commonwealth — Hampton, Old Dominion, Richmond, George Mason and, most famously, VCU — made the NCAA...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 3:29 PM
Virginia's only ACC tournament championship was in 1976, and the Cavaliers haven't reached the final since '94.
Virginia Tech hasn't won its conference tournament since the 1979 Metro, and the Hokies most recently made a final in '84, also in the Metro....
| Aug 22, 2012
James Johnson did not take a vacation this summer. No beach or mountain getaway. No Nike boondoggle. No international excursion.
Save the postage on those sympathy cards, though. Johnson spent his time just as he prefers.
"Same ole, same ole,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 1:44 PM
The CIA employs scores of MENSA members to decipher coded messages from friends and foes alike. Wonder if we could borrow one to interpret ACC basketball.
If you like chaos, you've come to the right place.
Florida State is 0-2 against the Ivy League....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Enduring a prolonged shooting slump and off to its worst ACC start in six years, Virginia Tech faces the conference's most talented team Thursday night at Cassell Coliseum.
Not what you would call ideal timing.
But this game against eighth-ranked...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:23 PM
January matched Virginia Tech basketball's worst month in Seth Greenberg's eight seasons as coach. Six defeats in seven games, including setbacks at ACC lightweights Wake Forest and Boston College.
February couldn't have started with a much more...
| May 1, 2012
Two weeks ago, Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver matched Clemson's salary offer to James Johnson, the Hokies' associate head basketball coach. Johnson declined and headed south for an assistant's job with an ACC rival.
Last weekend, Weaver upped...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 1:05 PM
The Miami Hurricanes won two games last week in which they squandered 16-point leads. They rely on a center with a negligible vertical leap, and their coach almost missed the program's marquee moment with a flu bug that sent him to the ER.
Say hello to...