Olivier Hanlan and Dimitri Batten led the charge for Boston College in Blacksburg, holding on to beat the Hokies, 66-59. The Eagles ran to a 41-27 lead at halftime before cruising to the win thanks to a combined 33 points from Hanlan and Batten. Virginia Tech's Adam Smith led all scorers with 22 points, but it wasn't enough as BC wins consecutive games for the first time since mid-December.
Virginia overcame an incredibly slow start to beat Syracuse 59-47 and wrap up a second straight ACC regular-season title. 13 minutes into the game, the Cavaliers only had 2 points. But led by Anthony Gill (17 points & 9 rebounds), they used a 38-14 run to pull away. On Senior Day at the Carrier Dome, the Orange's Rakeem Christmas was held to 10 points.
The Mountain West announces its 2015 football schedule, the Conference basketball tournament No. 1 seeds are up for grabs on the men’s and women’s sides going in to the final week of the season, and New Mexico’s Antiesha Brown eclipses the 1,000-point mark for her career.
The 2015 Patriot League major awards in men's basketball were announced Monday as Lehigh's Tim Kempton was named the Player of the Year, while Colgate's Luke Roh won Defensive Player of the Year. Lehigh's Kahron Ross was tabbed as the Rookie of the Year, and Bucknell's Dave Paulsen won his third Coach of the Year award.
Highlights from all five Patriot League men's basketball games on Saturday are on this edition of Patriot League 360, including Bucknell's top-seed-clinching win over American and Colgate's home victory over Lehigh.
The Colgate men's basketball team went 12-6 in Patriot League play to earn the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Patriot League Tournament, and for the Raiders, it's the first winning record in League play in nine years. Fourth-year coach Matt Langel has worked hard to turn things around in Hamilton, N.Y.
San Diego State outfielder Steven Pallares has earned Mountain West Baseball Player of the Week, while Air Force sophomore Griffin Jax was named MW Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played through Sunday, March 1, 2015. It is the second MW weekly honor for Jax in his career, and the first for Pallares.
Campus Insiders' Ray Crawford catches up with our Bucknell and Colgate insiders to get the scoop on the upsets to watch, tournament MVP and conference champion at this week's Patriot League Tournament.
Campus Insiders' Shae Peppler and Seth Davis discuss the impact of the sexual assault allegations against former Duke player, Rasheed Sulaimon, on Duke's athletic department and how they might affect the team as it heads towards the tournament.
The "Cameron Crazies" have long been the most overwhelming and creative fans in college basketball. The tradition is not about intimidation - it's more about using your brains to have a good time. The "Crazies" are part of the Duke basketball culture, so much so that Coach K and Blue Devil players feel connected to them, and believe they directly contribute to the team's success. All agree it has become a "right of passage" and is something every Duke student should experience before they leave Durham.
Before the suspension and knee injury, Todd Gurley was arguably the best back in college football, but is that still the case? Campus Insiders' Pete Fiutak and Doug Chapman debate who they believe will be the first running back taken in the 2015 NFL Draft.