After busy first week, No. 24 James Madison focuses on Radford

Entering the rankings for the first time in program history, No. 24 James Madison is in rare air after a dizzying week of national acclaim. After playing three games in seven days, followed by Monday’s ranking news, the Dukes (3-0) have had time to take it all in as they prepare for a tough test Friday night against Radford (2-2) at home in Harrisonburg, Va. “We really just talked about it for about 15 seconds

No. 19 North Carolina launches reset season by welcoming Radford

North Carolina can’t make amends all at once for its shortcomings a season ago, but the No. 19 Tar Heels can begin that process from the get-go. The season launches with a game against visiting Radford on Monday Chapel Hill, N.C. The Tar Heels, who were fresh off a spot in the 2022 NCAA championship game, began last season with the No. 1 ranking and didn’t land a spot in the postseason with a 20-13