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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - James Johnson
Fuquan Edwin scored seven of his 18 points in the final 27 seconds to lead Seton Hall to a 68-67 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday night in the third-place game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
Jarell Eddie scored 17 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 79-61 win over Western Carolina on Friday.
After the Hokies' season started well, it quickly nosedived as their other perimeter scorers all seemed to lose their stroke, and confidence, at the same time. That left it up to Green to score more, but he hasn't been able to carry the team alone.
Freshman guard Jake Layman scored 18 of his 20 points in the decisive first half, and Maryland rolled past Virginia Tech 94-71 Saturday for its 13th consecutive victory.
On a midspring afternoon, Erick Green's last season at Virginia Tech was plunged into doubt.
Virginia Tech Hokies 2012-13 preview.
At 6:27 a.m. on his first day as a sophomore at Perry Hall High School in the Baltimore suburbs, Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. updated his Facebook status.
Police have arrested a 15-year-old student at Perry Hall High School who officials say randomly fired a gun in the school's cafeteria on Monday, injuring a 17-year-old senior.
After a spring of tumult, James Johnson is Virginia Tech's basketball coach, the rare longtime assistant whose first chance to run a program comes in the ACC. And he brings with him a message, manner and approach all aimed the same direction. "My voice," Johnson said recently, "is opportunistic."
The former Countrywide Financial Corp., whose subprime loans helped start the nation's foreclosure crisis, made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with members of Congress, congressional staff, top government officials and executives of troubled mortgage giant Fannie Mae, according to a House report.
New Virginia Tech men's basketball coach James Johnson has landed his first player.
Virginia Tech chose James Johnson to replace Seth Greenberg as its men's basketball coach.
Virginia Tech fired basketball coach Seth Greenberg Monday after nine seasons of nearly permanent residence on the NCAA tournament bubble and massive staff turnover in recent years.
Seth Greenberg was fired as the men's basketball coach at Virginia Tech on Monday, a decision athletic director Jim Weaver said he and basketball administrator Tom Gabbard arrived at last week as they assessed the state of the program.
A police escort guided them to the CenturyLink Center, where they snapped cellphone pictures of the "University of Virginia" nameplate on the locker room's white cinder block wall, wore two-day-old Nike Hyperenforcer high-tops in cornea-searing orange and aimed tiny video cameras at anything that moved.
"We took the lead in the second half and didn't make the plays we had to," Virginia Tech coach James Johnson said.
"Sina comes off the bench and had naked looks we shouldn't have given him," Johnson said. "We can't have that. It was just a defensive lapse by us."