VUU Lady Panthers win NCAA Division II quarterfinal game

Perhaps it was an omen. At one end of the Ohio Dominican University gymnasium in Columbus, Ohio, the word “PANTHERS” was written in huge block letters.

Wade exits VCU; Rhoades returns

Like cats, Virginia Commonwealth University basketball has a knack of landing on its feet. The Rams have a proven track record of overcoming awkward predicaments without breaking stride or losing winning momentum.

VCU falls in first round of NCAA Tournament

What goes up doesn’t necessarily have to come down — or so it seems with Virginia Commonwealth University hoops. The Rams are enjoying the rarified air above the crowd and show no inclination of descending. Despite its early exit from ...

Chesterfield’s Devin Robinson is standout on Florida NCAA team

If you missed seeing Chesterfield County native Devin Robinson playing basketball as a youngster, here’s your chance to observe the more grown up version.

VUU Lady Panthers claim NCAA regional title, advance to Elite Eight

Virginia Union University women’s basketball Coach Ann-Marie Gilbert is making plans to return to familiar territory — the state of Ohio. The next stop for Coach Gilbert’s Lady Panthers is Columbus, Ohio, site of the NCAA Division II Elite Eight.

VCU takes on St. Mary’s College in NCAA first round in Salt Lake City

Virginia Commonwealth University’s legion of basketball fans has come to expect two things — continued excellence and lengthy journeys to cheer on their Rams in the NCAA Tournament. VCU has qualified for the NCAAs a noteworthy seven straight years. Only ...

‘6 for Six’

Hampton University’s women’s basketball squad has succeeded in meeting its first goal — a quest dubbed “6 for Six.”

NC Central defeats NSU to win MEAC

Norfolk State University’s up-and-down basketball season ended with a couple of downers. Finishing with a 17-17 record, the Spartans lost 67-59 to North Carolina Central University in the MEAC Tournament final last Saturday at the Norfolk Scope.

Monacan’s Megan Walker ends high school career as nation’s top player

In her final Monacan High School game, Megan Walker showed she was human — but more importantly that she was great.

Norcom High senior, Travis Ingram, is first player on 4 championship teams

Travis Ingram has enjoyed an unforgettable basketball career at I.C. Norcom High School of Portsmouth.

Graduation rate for African-American players on NCAA Tournament teams lower than white counterparts

The graduation rate of African-American men’s basketball players from teams participating in the NCAA Tournament is 74 percent compared with 93 percent for white players.

VCU ready to take it to the final at A-10

Virginia Commonwealth University’s legion of basketball fans have learned to pack an extra change of clothes when traveling to conference tournaments. The Rams excel at extending such events to the max.

VUU teams head to NCAA regional tourney

The Virginia Union University men’s and women’s basketball teams are heading to the NCAA, but both may be a bit rusty for the occasion.

MEAC Tournament this weekend in Norfolk

If Hampton University is to “three-peat” as MEAC basketball champion this weekend, much will depend on Jermaine Marrow.

Wythe, Marshall remain positive despite losses at state tourney

Both George Wythe and John Marshall High schools are looking forward to continued basketball excellence next season — and the next, and the next. Two freshmen who made their mark this winter figure to provide the Bulldogs and Justices with ...