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  1. Virginia governor schedules in-state games

    Diamond Leung

    The seed was planted in 2009 when Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, then the Governor-elect, appeared on ESPN 950 in Richmond, and host Al Coleman told him that there was interest in reviving a college basketball event that would bring the commonwealth's ...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  2. Jimmer and Kemba nominated for ESPYs

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmer Fredette and Kemba Walker will face off once again on the awards circuit, as the two were among the nominees for the ESPY for best male college athlete. It was Fredette who swept the national player of the year awards after his senior seaso...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  3. Joey Rodriguez all set for White House visit

    Diamond Leung

    After helping lead VCU to the Final Four this season, guard Joey Rodriguez has been invited to attend the Cinco de Mayo dinner at the White House on Thursday. And if by chance Rodriguez gets asked something along the lines of, "Who are you wearing...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  4. UNLV names four head coaching finalists

    Diamond Leung

    Naturally, the Wynn placed odds on who would become the next UNLV coach after Lon Kruger left for Oklahoma. Coaches from Bruce Pearl to Shaka Smart to Jerry Tarkanian were listed as possibilities, with Tark's return at 25,000 to 1. The Wynn will n...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  5. Mistakes against Butler too costly for VCU

    Diamond Leung

    HOUSTON -- Rodney the Ram, the school mascot, stood in front of the student section flexing as the last of VCU's players trudged off the floor. Jamie Skeen lagged behind with a towel draped over his neck as he high-fived fans on his way toward the tu...

    Blog | April 02, 2011
  6. Beware foreign substances on the court

    Diamond Leung

    Baby powder and pie aren't substances normally found on the basketball court, but they somehow found their way there and even impacted the action in recent games. In Monday's CAA tournament championship game at the Richmond Coliseum won by Old Dom...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  7. Big-time individual numbers in Week 1

    Diamond Leung

    These guys really know how to fill up a stat sheet, and here are the stories behind their numbers: Florida State forward Chris Singleton had a triple-double with 22 points, 11 rebounds and 10 steals in a win against UNC Greensboro. It was the thi...

    Blog | November 15, 2010