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Illinois Can’t Get Smart

Shaka Smart has apparently rejected the overtures of the University of Illinois in favor of remaining the head coach of the VCU Rams. Any good news for VCU is anathema to most ODU Monarchs fans, but I take the view … Continue reading

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Half Man, Amazing Half

Christopher Newport University (23-5, 12-0 USA South) won the USA South conference tournament last weekend, earning an automatic bid to the Division III national tournament. On Friday, the Captains traveled from Newport News to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to play Western Connecticut State … Continue reading

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What You Know About the Big South?

Yesterday’s Big South Conference tournament semifinal game between VMI (17-15, 8-10 Big South) and Winthrop (12-20, 8-10 Big South) had a distinct 757 flavor. VMI won 75-55, and advanced to Saturday’s conference final (noon, ESPN2) against top-seeded UNC Asheville (23-9, … Continue reading

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Fadeaways and Heartbreak

Great and wondrous it may be, but basketball will inevitably break your heart, often in unexpected and inventive ways.  (Wasn’t there even a TV show about this?) Just ask Adam Morrison, one of the coolest college players ever seen by … Continue reading

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Heat of the Moment

The Miami Heat closed out the first half of the season with a 102-88 victory over the New York Knicks last night.  The Heat go into the All-Star break with a 26-7 overall record and are currently riding an eight-game … Continue reading

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Ricardo Ratliffe v. Al Del Greco

Missouri senior forward Ricardo Ratliffe (Hampton, VA / Kecoughtan) currently leads all NCAA Division I players in field-goal percentage at 71.7%.  The players trailing Ratliffe most closely in that category all clock in at slightly less than 65% (Iona forward … Continue reading

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Inside the Fish Tank

The Virginia Wesleyan College Marlins, ranked seventh nationally in the latest D3hoops.com Top 25, hosted conference opponent Washington and Lee this afternoon.  It was the last regular season game for both squads, and Senior Day for the Marlins.  The Marlins … Continue reading

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