Rob Brandenburg hit an early 3-pointer and Melvin Johnson had a critical free throw with 14.2 seconds to go, and Virginia Commonwealth held off Eastern Kentucky 71-68 on Thursday night.
Defensively strong throughout against High Point throughout, Georgetown's offense dominated the second half for an 80-45 win.
What says "college basketball" more than a milkshake contest between local coaches? Nothing, probably. That's why Mike Lonergan, Paul Hewitt, and Mark Turgeon are joining forces.
6dAnthony Gill made several big buckets late in the second half and finished with 19 points to lead Virginia over SMU 76-73 in the semifinals of the Corpus Christi Challenge Friday evening.
6dTreveon Graham came off the bench and scored 24 points as Virginia Commonwealth pulled away in the second half and beat longtime nemesis Northeastern 79-66 on Saturday night.
6dJuan Dixon had some trouble tying his tie, but otherwise the first game of the new chapter of his life went smoothly on Friday night. Details here.
6dBeing undefeated has a nice ring to it. For George Washington coach George Lonergan, though, getting better is more important.
6dJake Layman notched a new career high on Friday night against Morgan State, fueling Maryland's offense in a 89-62 win over Morgan State at Comcast Center.
6dAdam Smith scored 28 points to carry Virginia Tech past Radford 81-56 on Friday.
6dMaryland's hiring of Juan Dixon drew praise, then a question. What does a special assistant do? Explaining his role here.