TAG: Virginia

College / Mar 28, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Why Top Seed Virginia Will Fall To MSU Tonight

Tony Bennett, Joe Harris

Tony Bennett, Joe Harris (Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Virginia, winners in 18 of their last 19 games, won the ACC regular season title as well as the ACC Tournament but have been disrespected for most of the season. The Cavaliers aren’t your flashy historic program with a long list of NBA players or a ton of banners hanging from the rafters of John Paul Jones Arena. However, Tony Bennett‘s team has taken the nation by storm this season, dominating the ACC and leading the Cavaliers to their first Sweet 16 since 1995. But the chances of them going further, even with the No. 1 seed, don’t look good. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 22, 2010 / 5:00 pm

Nike Hyperdunk 2010 – Maui Invitational Edition

Nike Hyperdunk 2010 - Maui Invitational Edition

A mere 1,000 yards from the Pacific Ocean, an eight-team field is taking center court in the 27th edition of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. This year’s tournament showcases an elite lineup of teams, including former national champions Connecticut, Kentucky and Michigan State, as well as Oklahoma, Virginia, Washington, Wichita State and host school Chaminade University. With the action tipping off today, check out the Nike Hyperdunk 2010 – which comes with eight different laces representing the field that will be on the hardwood. Read More »

Video / Feb 4, 2010 / 3:00 pm

Two College Kids Had Trouble Sleeping Last Night

Besides from losing their games last night, N.C. State’s Javier Gonzalez and Mizzou’s Kim English had to go to sleep also thinking about the vicious dunks that Virginia’s Mustapha Farrakhan and Texas A&M’s Ray Turner gave them. Read More »

College / Oct 16, 2009 / 1:45 pm

Pass The Mic: Sylven Landesberg Is Quiet Yet Dominant

Sylven Landesberg

When we posted about our intern search last week, we heard from all sorts of people. But one person that stood out from the pack was Lucas Shapiro. An avid Dime reader and basketball fanatic who even has his own NBA blog, while Lucas would love to intern, he is only 16 years old and lives in Boston. (Also, he doesn’t have his license.) But nonetheless, we thought we’d pass the mic to the young buck to put the rest of the world on to Virginia’s Sylven Landesberg. Here’s his story: Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 25, 2009 / 3:35 pm

Top 50 Sneaker Stores: Commonwealth (#25)

Commonwealth

Just like an art collector scouring the globe for a masterpiece, sole searching sneaker fiends will go to great lengths to find an exclusive pair of kicks. Back in Dime #25 (August 2006), we put together a list of the Top 25 Sneaker Stores when the kick game had never been bigger. But while that list was limited to mostly US spots, we decided in our 50th issue to take it worldwide. Read More »