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Grady scores 28, Davidson shoots 69 percent in 76-52 win

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) -- Kellan Grady scored 28 points and Davidson shot 69 percent in beating Fordham 76-52 on Wednesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
19 minutes ago

Ross scores 20, Lehigh beats Loyola (Md.) 80-74

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Kahron Ross scored 20 points, Pat Andree added 15 with 10 rebounds, and Lehigh beat Loyola (Md.) 80-74 on Wednesday night to win its seventh straight and snap a three-game skid against the Greyhounds.
Via AP on Yahoo
22 minutes ago

Iroegbu scores 20, Stony Brook upends UMBC 64-57

BALTIMORE (AP) -- UC Iroegbu scored 20 points including four free throws in an 8-0 closing run over the final minute and Stony Brook defeated Maryland Baltimore County 64-57 Wednesday night, foiling UMBC's bid for a share of the America East Conference championship.
Via AP on Yahoo
25 minutes ago

Sparkle and Fade: Georgetown Loses to #4 Xavier, 89-77

Hoyas come out hot but struggle in second half Your fighting Georgetown Hoyas came out firing in their rematch against #4 Xavier Wednesday night. Freshman Jamorko Pickett made three straight 3-pointers en route to matching his career high of 21 points, previously set in these teams’ first match-up. Junior big Jessie Govan scored 8 straight Hoya points by expertly filling the gaps...
Via Casual Hoya
39 minutes ago

Jerome leads No. 1 Virginia past Georgia Tech, 65-54

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Ty Jerome scored 18 points and top-ranked Virginia held off depleted Georgia Tech 65-54 on Wednesday night, clinching the regular season title and top seed next month in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. The Cavaliers (25-2, 14-1), who also got nine points each from De’Andre Hunter and Mamadi Diakite, led just 31-30
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
40 minutes ago

Georgia still seems to be trying to find itself as season nears end

COLUMBIA, S.C. – It was late in the first half on Wednesday night, and Georgia was putting its five men back on the court after a timeout. It took a second before the realization hit press row: Is that Isaac Kante? Reporters looked closer. Yes, really, it was Kante, the rarely-used freshman, so rarely used he had only played in three SEC games, and just one minute each time, all...
Via Dawg Nation
44 minutes ago

Moritz Wagner, Michigan’s bench the catalyst in road victory at Penn State

It was a hard-earned victory, but the Wolverines are still in it for the fourth seed in the Big Ten Tourney. With a double-bye in the Big Ten Tournament on the line, the Michigan Wolverines had some work to do this week. They also needed a little fortune to come their way. Along with needing one Nebraska loss, the Wolverines needed to win both their games this week to secure the...
Via Maize n Brew
56 minutes ago

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Pinson Leads Heels Over Orange, 78-74

Theo Pinson (23 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists) and Joel Berry (18 points) helped the Tar Heels edge out a close road win at Syracuse.
Via North Carolina Tar Heels Athletics
59 minutes ago  |  Discuss

UNC 78, Syracuse 74: Tar Heels hang on for their sixth straight win

It wasn’t pretty, but it counts all the same. North Carolina picked up their sixth consecutive win on the road at Syracuse Wednesday night after avoiding a late-game collapse. The first half of the game went swimmingly for the Tar Heels, but they were out-scored by the Orange in the second half and had to come up with a couple of clutch possessions late to get out of town with the...
Via Tar Heel Blog
1 hour ago

John Calipari meets with James Wiseman and D.J. Jeffries

Cal watches two of his top recruiting targets in the same day. Fresh off of Kentucky’s impressive win over Arkansas, John Calipari is back on the recruiting trail. On Wednesday, Calipari met with a pair of 2019 recruits holding offers from UK, and one of them could be joining the Class of 2018. According to recruiting reporter Pat Lawless, Calipari came to watch James Wiseman...
Via A Sea of Blue
1 hour ago

Georgia basketball: Bulldogs fall flat at South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – This was the game that would either keep changing the story for the Georgia basketball team, or send it careening back in the wrong direction. It went careening, undone by sloppy offense and helpless perimeter defense. Georgia fell at South Carolina, 66-57, losing control late in the first half and not able to fight back. Turnovers and 3-point shooting were the keys...
Via Dawg Nation
1 hour ago

Auburn basketball: Mustapha Heron ruled out for Alabama game

AUBURN, Ala. — It will be just a little bit tougher for Bruce Pearl’s basketball team to get its revenge against Alabama at Auburn Arena on Wednesday night. The Tigers will be without sophomore guard Mustapha Heron, who was ruled out earlier in the afternoon because of the flu, according to a team spokesperson. MORE: Where the Auburn Tigers are projected for NCAA Tournament after...
Via SEC Country
2 hours ago

Auburn G Mustapha Heron out for game against Alabama with illness

Auburn will be down another player as they try to get back on the winning track against Alabama on Wednesday night as Tigers guard Mustapha Heron has been ruled out of the game with a stomach virus, per Maria Martin. The absence of Heron will be big on the offensive end of the floor, as he averages 16.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. This will leave the Tigers with only seven...
Via SEC Country
2 hours ago

WATCH: College student wins $25K with remarkable series of basketball shots

A college student at Texas A&M International pulled off a remarkable quadruplet of basketball shots in a row and won himself $25,000 in the process. TAMIU Athletics shared a video of Kyle Kieshnick making a layup, a free throw, a three-pointer and then a half-court shot — in succession — to claim the prize. Free-throw Three-point shot Half-court shot Win $25,000 in 24 seconds...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA scouts still backing Trae Young despite slump

Oklahoma star Trae Young once looked like the collegiate player of the season, but a recent slump has seen his star fade somewhat.That has not had a huge impact on NBA scouts, who are willing to dismiss Young and the Sooners’ second half swoon.“If you are a Trae Young fan, the slump does not affect your thinking at all,” one NBA scout told Jonathan Wasserman of Bleacher Report. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Prospect report: Lonnie Walker IV of Miami

Lonnie Walker IV was the 13th-ranked prospect in the 2017 high school class [1] but started his freshman year of college slowly after undergoing knee surgery [2] in July. Walker been heating up over the last month. Aside from getting his legs back under him, Walker has also gotten a more prominent role within the offense due to the absence of Bruce Brown, Jr.The six-foot-five wing...
Via RealGM - NBA
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino: NCAA ruling to remove championship 'unjust'

Rick Pitino had a press conference at a New York law firm on Wednesday to address the recent NCAA ruling to revoke wins, records and the 2013 national championship won by Louisville, based on the StripperGate scandal that rocked the university a couple years ago.As he’s done in the past, Pitinio expressed his disappointment in the NCAA’s judgement.“To say I’m disappointed with the...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch Duke recruit Zion Williamson show off insane leaping ability with shot block

Duke fans should be excited about what they have in Zion Williamson, one of the top recruits in the country, who will be suiting up for the team next season.Williamson, who currently attends Spartanburg Day School, has already committed to Duke, and he gave fans a taste of what he’ll offer next year in a recent game.One particular player decided to attack the basket, with Williamson...
Via The Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke recruit Zion Williamson has absurd hops

Considered by ESPN the second-best college basketball recruit for the class of 2018, Spartanburg Day’s Zion Williamson is a true freak of nature. Here’s a dude that stands at 6-foot-6 and weighs 272 pounds. Did we mention he’s still in high school?It’s actually unfair just how dominant this kid has been in high school. Here’s the latest example, as Williamson seemingly levitates...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: BC's Jerome Robinson Can Score From Anywhere

Boston College guard Jerome Robinson is the ACC's 2nd leading scorer at 20.5 points-per-game. He gets it done in a plethora of ways and is a threat to find the bottom of the net anytime he touches the ball. Check out head coach Jim Christian and Robinson himself discuss what makes him one of the ACC's most lethal offensive threats!
Via ACC Digital Network
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Louisville website selling shirts with Kevin Ware’s ‘rings’ quote

A Louisville fan website has turned Kevin Ware’s quote about rings into a t-shirt.Ware’s reaction to the NCAA stripping Louisville of its 2013 national title quickly went viral, with Cardinals fans in particular holding to it as something of a motto. One Louisville fan site — SBNation’s Card Chronicles — promptly had that quote made up as a t-shirt, getting Ware’s permission and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

De’Anthony Melton leaving USC to turn pro

De’Anthony Melton has not played for USC this season after his eligibility was called into question as part of the FBI’s widespread investigation into college basketball recruiting, and the sophomore guard has decided to call it quits.On Wednesday, Melton announced that he is withdrawing from USC to focus on preparing for a pro basketball career. Melton was suspended for the entire...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Inside Marquette Basketball - Theo John

Marquette freshman Theo John (Minneapolis, Minn.) talks about his role in his first season with the Golden Eagles. Watch Inside Marquette Basketball, Wednesdays at 6 and 11 p.m., only on Spectrum Sports Wisconsin.

WATCH: HIGHLIGHTS | LSU defeats Vanderbilt 88-78

Highlights from LSU's win against Vanderbilt at the PMAC, Tuesday night. Tremont Waters lead all scorers with 28 points. The Tigers improve to 16-11 on the season and will go on the road to face Georgia in their next game on Saturday. Follow us on Twitter @lsutigertv Follow us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/lsutigertv
Via LSU Tigers Athletics
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan State Seals Share of Big Ten Title on Senior Night

Sophomore guard/forward Miles Bridges scored 19 points to lead three players in double figures as No. 2/1 Michigan State used a big second half to pull away from Illinois for an 81-61 victory, clinching at least a share of the 2018 Big Ten Regular Season title.
Via Michigan State Spartans
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston College vs NC State Basketball Highlights (2017-18)

Boston College vs NC State: Al Freeman scored 20 points to lead the Wolfpack an 82-66 win over Boston College. In the first half, NC State made 13 straight field goals after missing their first eight shots. Eagles guard Ky Bowman had a game-high 21 points in the loss and Jerome Robinson struggled with an arm injury.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNLV Men's Basketball Media Availability

Head coach Marvin Menzies and junior forward Shakur Juiston meet with the media in advance of the Runnin' Rebels game vs. Fresno State at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Via UNLV Rebels Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Coach Beard and Justin Gray preview road trip to Oklahoma State

Subscribe to the "Texas Tech Red Raiders" Channel HERE: https://tinyurl.com/TexasTechAthleticsYouTube Texas Tech MBB Twitter: http://twitter.com/TechAthletics Texas Tech MBB Instagram: http://instagram.com/texastechathletics
Via Texas Tech Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyus Battle Is Syracuse's Ironman

Syracuse guard Tyus Battle is the catalyst for the Orange and always leaves it all on the court. The sophomore is the nation's leader in minutes per game at 38.4 and has played over 40 minutes in 8-straight games. Battle is also among the ACC's leading scorers at 19.9 points-per-game. Check out Syracuse's Ironman right here!
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Coach Cronin and Gary Clark Preview Thursday Night Home Game Against UConn

Head coach Mick Cronin and senior Gary Clark preview the Thursday night home game against UConn, which is the second last home game of the season for the Bearcats.
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