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March 10, 2003
MEAC men Site: Richmond Coliseum, with early rounds at Arthur Ashe Center, Richmond, Va. When: Today through Saturday. 2002 champion: Hampton. 2003 favorite: South Carolina State. With a huge late-season win in a showdown at Hampton, the Bulldogs clinched the regular-season crown and Coach of the Year honors for veteran Cy Alexander. They are well-rounded, featuring guard Moses Malone Jr. (17.1 ppg) and hard-working forward Thurman Zimmerman (15.7), a first-team all-MEAC pick. Dark horse: Florida A&M. Coppin has a major quarterfinal test against the Rattlers, who lead the league in three-point shooting thanks to Terrence Woods and have a solid inside threat in 6-foot-10 Jermaine Hill.
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By Jeff Barker and The Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2014
The bands, the cheerleaders, the cartoon-like mascots - they all return this weekend as the city hosts postseason college basketball for the first time since the NCAA tournament staged sold-out games in 1995 and then promptly outgrew Baltimore Arena. The four-day Colonial Athletic Association tournament, which begins Friday, provides a test of whether Baltimore's well-known history and affection for basketball will translate into support for a transitioning conference that had long been oriented toward more southern states.
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By Jeff Barker and The Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2014
The bands, the cheerleaders, the cartoon-like mascots - they all return this weekend as the city hosts postseason college basketball for the first time since the NCAA tournament staged sold-out games in 1995 and then promptly outgrew Baltimore Arena. The four-day Colonial Athletic Association tournament, which begins Friday, provides a test of whether Baltimore's well-known history and affection for basketball will translate into support for a transitioning conference that had long been oriented toward more southern states.
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By Edward Lee and The Baltimore Sun | October 22, 2013
The Colonial Athletic Association is undergoing a conference realignment in men's basketball, but this one is less disruptive and more geographic. The center of the CAA universe has shifted to the Baltimore area. The conference's postseason tournament will be held at Baltimore Arena in March, Towson will will unveil its new SECU Arena next month, and Tuesday the Tigers were announced as the league favorite in a vote of CAA coaches and media. "It's kind of like the stars, the moon, the sun, everything is aligning," Towson athletic director Tim Leonard said Tuesday at the league's basketball media day at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel.
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By Edward Lee and The Baltimore Sun | October 22, 2013
The Colonial Athletic Association is undergoing a conference realignment in men's basketball, but this one is less disruptive and more geographic. The center of the CAA universe has shifted to the Baltimore area. The conference's postseason tournament will be held at Baltimore Arena in March, Towson will will unveil its new SECU Arena next month, and Tuesday the Tigers were announced as the league favorite in a vote of CAA coaches and media. "It's kind of like the stars, the moon, the sun, everything is aligning," Towson athletic director Tim Leonard said Tuesday at the league's basketball media day at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel.
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By Milton Kent and Milton Kent,Sun Staff Writer | April 4, 1994
RICHMOND, Va. -- Nearly 12,000 people in the Richmond Coliseum -- spectators and players -- saw Charlotte Smith's buzzer-beating three-pointer give North Carolina a 60-59 victory over Louisiana Tech and the women's national championship yesterday.The only person who didn't see the shot fall was Smith, who had 0.7 of a second to catch the inbounds pass and launch the shot.When I shot the ball, I just prayed, and God really answered my prayer," said Smith, a 6-foot junior forward from Shelby, N.C. "I didn't look at it [the shot]
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By SPECIAL TO THE SUN | April 26, 2000
RICHMOND, Va. -- The Baltimore BayRunners prevailed for only the third time in 11 meetings with the Richmond Rhythm this season, rallying for an 86-78 International Basketball League victory at Richmond Coliseum last night.
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April 25, 2000
Opponent: Richmond Rhythm Site: Richmond (Va.) Coliseum Time: 7: 30 Outlook: The BayRunners have won two in a row after Sunday's win at Trenton, only their third on the road all season. Richmond enters this game having locked up the third and final spot in the East Conference. The Rhythm is 8-2 against the BayRunners this season. The BayRunners are 6-2 when they hold teams under 90 points.
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By Kent Baker | March 7, 2005
MEAC men Sites: Early rounds at Arthur Ashe Center, quarterfinals through final at Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Va. When: Today through Saturday 2004 champion: Florida A&M 2005 favorite: Delaware State. Picked fifth in the preseason poll, the Hornets came thundering down the stretch to capture their first regular-season championship when Morgan State won at Coppin State on Saturday. Delaware State won its last five in a row. It is a well-balanced team paced by guard Jahsha Bluntt (14 ppg)
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By Special to The Sun | October 6, 1991
RICHMOND, Va. -- Zoran Karic scored a power-play goal with 1 minute, 54 seconds remaining in the game to give the Cleveland Crunch a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Blast in last night's Major Soccer League preseason game at the Richmond Coliseum.Karic's goal capped a three-goal Cleveland comeback after the Blast had taken a 3-1 lead with 2:02 left in the third period. Billy Ronson, Waad Hirmez and Rusty Troy scored for Baltimore. Hector Marinaro -- with two goals -- and Rudy Pikuzinski accounted for the other Crunch goals.
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March 10, 2003
MEAC men Site: Richmond Coliseum, with early rounds at Arthur Ashe Center, Richmond, Va. When: Today through Saturday. 2002 champion: Hampton. 2003 favorite: South Carolina State. With a huge late-season win in a showdown at Hampton, the Bulldogs clinched the regular-season crown and Coach of the Year honors for veteran Cy Alexander. They are well-rounded, featuring guard Moses Malone Jr. (17.1 ppg) and hard-working forward Thurman Zimmerman (15.7), a first-team all-MEAC pick. Dark horse: Florida A&M. Coppin has a major quarterfinal test against the Rattlers, who lead the league in three-point shooting thanks to Terrence Woods and have a solid inside threat in 6-foot-10 Jermaine Hill.
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By Milton Kent and Milton Kent,Sun Staff Writer | April 4, 1994
RICHMOND, Va. -- Nearly 12,000 people in the Richmond Coliseum -- spectators and players -- saw Charlotte Smith's buzzer-beating three-pointer give North Carolina a 60-59 victory over Louisiana Tech and the women's national championship yesterday.The only person who didn't see the shot fall was Smith, who had 0.7 of a second to catch the inbounds pass and launch the shot.When I shot the ball, I just prayed, and God really answered my prayer," said Smith, a 6-foot junior forward from Shelby, N.C. "I didn't look at it [the shot]
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