T.J. Doyle first crashed the SB Nation scene as a weekend editor for SB Nation DC, and now spends his time as a Newsdesk Contributor for SB Nation's Rest Region. Occasionally he is let out of his pen to write some college hoops items at the DC site, and can also be found at Gheorghe: the Blog, trying daily to uphold the G:TB mission of living a better life by taking himself a little less seriously. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, T.J. longs for the day when the Tribe hoopsters actually make an NCAA Tournament. Dare to dream, as those lotto ad wizards used to say.
Jordan Crawford, fresh off scoring a season-high 27 points on Friday night, will miss Saturday's contest against the Chicago Bulls due to a sore left ankle.
The Virginia Tech Hokies had no answer for BYU's Tyler Haws, who scored 42 points on Saturday in a 97-71 Cougars defeat of the Hokies.
The Virginia Tech Hokies, 7-0 at home to begin the season, lost 78-73 on Saturday to the visiting Georgia Southern Eagles.
The Redskins have jumped out to an early 14-7 lead after the first quarter over the visiting Baltimore Ravens.
After playing four of its previous five games on the road, the American University Eagles will host the Columbia Lions on Sunday afternoon at Bender Arena.
Washington Wizards point guard A.J. Price has left Saturday night's game against the Golden State Warriors with an apparent right hand injury, according to the team.
Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher and tackle Trent Williams are listed as questionable for Monday night's primetime showdown with the New York Giants.
The Navy Midshipmen continued their stingy ways on defense on Saturday, but were unable to muster an offensive attack in losing 51-41 to the Tulane Green Wave on the road.