Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades.
Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament.
Qilonh Xiao, 50, of Flushing, was driving too fast for road conditions and was charged with reckless driving, Virginia State police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said.
A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.
Virginia joined Florida, Wichita State and Arizona as a No. 1 seed Sunday when the selection committee announced the pairings for the NCAA tournament.
It’s going to take a really good team to beat Virginia in the NCAA Tournament. And that’s because the Cavaliers certainly aren’t going to beat themselves.
The NYPD and the FBI have busted up a ring of robbers who are accused of breaking into ritzy jewelry stores, and stealing more than $1 million worth of watches, all up and down the East Coast.
The Cavaliers have lost one game in 2014 and it was a four-point defeat against Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium. This team is very much a threat to both Syracuse and Duke at the top of the ACC.
While many people debated whether Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, or Julius Randle would be college basketball’s elite freshman this season, Joel Embiid is leaving all of those guys behind in the dust.
There may be other teams that have come to the forefront early in the season like UMass, VCU, or George Washington, but this conference still goes through the Billikens.
Black Friday turned into Bad Friday for multiple shoppers across the country, including those at several stores in the Tri-State Area.
A Staten Island-based bus line has been shut down by federal authorities, after leaving 53 passengers stranded at a Virginia truck stop for 24 hours.
Bus passengers finally arrived in Manhattan early Wednesday morning after unexpected mechanical trouble trapped them in the heat for hours.
The driver attempted to keep going, even without air-conditioning, but the bus broke down a second time. Passengers were overcome by the heat, and the driver needed oxygen and medical attention.
One of the more underrated story lines heading into next season is how Memphis will adjust to the American Athletic Conference.