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  1. Mid-Atlantic blizzard postpones two games; ACC games will be play...

    Mark Schlabach

    The record snowfall that's pounding the Mid-Atlantic region this weekend caused two of Saturday's college basketball games to be postponed. Two ACC games scheduled to be played in Virginia on Saturday will go on, but will probably be played in hal...

    Blog | February 06, 2010
  2. After tough personal year, Hokies look solid

    Mark Schlabach

    If Virginia Tech is able to get past all of the tragedies of last season, the Hokies could be an NCAA Tournament team, Mark Schlabach writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2006
  3. Alabama makes its NCAA case with rally

    Mark Schlabach

    ATLANTA -- With the score tied at 53 in the final seconds of regulation in Friday's quarterfinals game of the SEC tournament, Alabama forward Chris Hines saw the basketball leave Georgia guard Dustin Ware's hands. "I was right in the middle of the...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  4. Bulldogs encouraged ahead of Bama game

    Mark Schlabach

    ATLANTA -- Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox doesn't know whether Friday's SEC tournament quarterfinals game against Alabama will be an elimination contest for an NCAA at-large bid. If it is, Fox has to be encouraged by the way the Bulldogs played...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  5. Looking for a sleeper? Check out Belmont

    Mark Schlabach

    MACON, Ga. -- The most dangerous NCAA tournament first-round opponent for college basketball's heavyweights has a 30-4 record and has lost one game since Christmas Day. The Belmont Bruins, who scared the you-know-what out of mighty Duke in the fir...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  6. Final Four: Attendance records shattered

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- Tonight's crowd shattered the NCAA record for attendance at a Final Four. The finals crowd of 72,922 at Ford Field is the second-largest to ever watch a college basketball game. A crowd of 78,129 watched Michigan State play Kentucky at th...

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  7. Final Four: Jersey boy: Lawson wears 25 briefly

    Mark Schlabach

    DETROIT -- UNC forward Tyler Hansbrough's hand was bleeding, and his blood was on point guard Ty Lawson's jersey after a scrum for the basketball. So both players had to come out of the game with about 16 minutes to play in the second half. UNC's t...

    Blog | Conversation | April 04, 2009
  8. NCAA tournament: Tourney finds bright spot with Hansbrough-Griffi...

    Mark Schlabach

    Magic versus Bird in 1979? Not exactly. But Tyler Hansbrough and Blake Griffin facing off on the same court brightens up an NCAA tournament that has been lacking in shining moments.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  9. NCAA tournament: Day 2 observations

    Mark Schlabach

    Here are some observations from Friday's late afternoon set of NCAA tournament games: 1. College basketball fans spent most of the season arguing about which conference was better: the ACC or the Big East? But through the first 1.5 days of the N...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  10. NCAA tournament: Day 2 observations

    Mark Schlabach

    Here are some observations from Friday's early set of NCAA tournament games: 1. There might not have been a bigger enigma in college basketball this season than Tennessee. OK, maybe Georgetown or Notre Dame. With Tyler Smith, J.P. Prince and Wayne ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  11. Singletary puts on a show for the ages

    Mark Schlabach

    Texas Tech just completed one of the more remarkable comebacks you'll ever see in March. And I'm not sure Big 12 basketball fans have ever watched a player take over a game the way Red Raiders sophomore Mike Singletary just did. Singletary, a soph...

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2009
  12. Cowboys give uninspired effort in first half

    Mark Schlabach

    Oklahoma State must think it has already done enough to make the NCAA's 65-team field. Because the Pokes sure didn't play inspired basketball in the first half of their game against Iowa State in the first round of the Big 12 tournament in Oklahoma ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2009
  13. Mark Schlabach: 56 and counting for Memphis in Conference USA

    Mark Schlabach

    In C-USA, it's the Super Bowl every time Memphis comes to town. Doesn't matter. The Tigers just keep rolling along, adding more and more wins to a streak that's reaching historic proportions.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2009
  14. Boeckman the clear starter for OSU but Pryor will see action

    Mark Schlabach

    Recent history shows a two-quarterback system can win a title. Now Ohio State is trying to figure out how Terrelle Pryor can fit into that winning formula, writes Mark Schlabach.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  15. No doubt about it: Lofton takes and makes winning shot

    Mark Schlabach

    Tennessee has not had success in the SEC tournament, and this year's Vols looked to be upset again when Chris Lofton saved the day. That is what's special about this year's Vols, writes Mark Schlabach.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2008
  16. Humphrey provides final piece of Gators puzzle

    Mark Schlabach

    While Florida's heralded Oh-Four's got most of the attention, it was senior guard Lee Humphrey who provided the final piece of the puzzle, Mark Schlabach writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2007