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  1. Georgetown Hoyas all smiles after convincing win over Duke Blue D...

    Heather Dinich

    Georgetown's loss to Duke last season started a five-game losing streak in which the Hoyas' season spiraled out of control. After a convincing win over the Blue Devils, they showed another late collapse isn't likely this season.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2010
  2. NCAA tournament: After two-year lull, Duke meets expectations

    Heather Dinich

    With expectations always so high for Duke, it was a long two years between Sweet 16 appearances for the Blue Devils.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  3. NCAA Tournament: Ty Lawson makes the difference

    Heather Dinich

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Yes, Ty Lawson does make a difference, and he proved it in the second half of North Carolina's 84-70 win over LSU. It was an exciting, back-and-forth game until late in the second half, when the Tar Heels used a 16-2 run to go a...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  4. NCAA Tournament: LSU plans to outpace UNC

    Heather Dinich

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- LSU's game plan for keeping pace with North Carolina is simple: "We're going to run like hell," coach Trent Johnson said, smiling. The Tigers will also try to copycat what Boston College did in the Eagles' 85-78 win over UNC on ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  5. NCAA tournament: North Carolina's Ty Lawson likely to miss first ...

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams said Wednesday there is a "huge, huge probability Ty Lawson will not play" in Thursday's NCAA tournament first-round game against Radford because of an injury to Lawson's right big toe.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  6. Quentin Thomas just needed the confidence to excel

    Heather Dinich

    Quentin Thomas was largely an afterthought at UNC, until the Tar Heels lost their top two point guards. Then he was thrust into duty, and his growing confidence has now given UNC two dependable point guards, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2008
  7. Curry, Richards pay dividends in Davidson's Sweet 16 run

    Heather Dinich

    In taking down mid-major poster boy Gonzaga and Big East giant Georgetown, Davidson showed its 24-game winning streak is no fluke, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2008
  8. Tobacco Road paves way for North Carolina's championship bid

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina's win over Clemson in the ACC championship solidified the Tar Heels' No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament. It also paved the way to the championship game -- as long as UNC stays on Tobacco Road.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2008
  9. Clemson crashes Carolina party; Greenberg lobbies for a bid

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech came close but couldn't stop Tyler Hansbrough and North Carolina. But Clemson knocked off Duke to crash the Tobacco Road party that is typically the ACC final, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2008
  10. Miller defends Burrell's defense of Xavier

    Heather Dinich

    Stanley Burrell bashed the Atlantic 10 for omitting a Musketeer from the all-conference first team. But if Xavier keeps on winning in the A-10 tourney, its game will do enough talking.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2008
  11. Duke wins Round 1 vs. UNC thanks to 3-point shooting

    Heather Dinich

    Duke and North Carolina are separated by eight miles, and the Blue Devils sure felt comfortable in the Smith Center on Wednesday. Making 13 3s and winning by 11 points will do that to you, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2008