James Finley has been the VCU women's volleyball coach for the past eight years. This season, Finley's team performed surprisingly well after moving into the more competitive Atlantic 10 conference, finishing with a 25-6 record and a trip to the conference semifinals. So Finley was shocked when he was fired on…
Your live blogger for this game will be Janna Smith from SpaceCowgirl.net, and the only woman in our lineup. No, we did not simply stick her in right field.
East Region: No. 6 UCLA (25-8) vs. No. 11 Virginia Commonwealth (24-9)
When: Thursday, 9:50 p.m., EDT
Where: Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1) Sometimes when lose, you actually win. Disappointed with losing to Memphis and failing to bring home a 12th banner to UCLA, Darren Collison decided…
1. The Straw(s) That Stir(s) The Drink. Everyone learned in short order who Eric Maynor was last year when he took over the CAA championship game against George Mason, hit the jump shot with 1.8 seconds left to beat Duke in the opening round of NCAA tournament and then led a 19-point comeback in the 2nd round against…
We don't mean to imply that Virginia Commonwealth — the school where the band G.W.A.R. was founded, by the way — is extremely popular this morning, but The Truth About Duke Web site has VCU's logo as its background and we received six emails overnight simply with the phrase "GO RAMS!" in the subject line.
You know, it already just doesn't feel right without Duke in the NCAA tournament. It's just wrong. Wrong!
Duke Blue Devils (22-10) vs. Virginia Commonwealth Rams (27-6)
When: Thursday, 7:10 p.m.
1. Like Father, Like Duke. Gerald Henderson Jr., he of the face-breaking adamantium elbows, is the son of VCU alum Gerald Henderson (fancy that!), the best NBA player to come out of the Commonwealth. We can only presume the elder Henderson acquired the How To Land Your Ulna Bone On The Bridge Of An Opponent's Nose…