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Michigan State secures Big Ten title, Ohio State tournament No. 2 seed

The Buckeyes will tip off their postseason run on Friday By virtue of their last-second, double-overtime win against Indiana on Friday night, the No. 16 Ohio State Buckeyes secured themselves one of the top two seeds in next week’s Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament. From there, all eyes of Buckeye Nation turned to Sunday’s matchup between No. 2 Michigan State and Wisconsin. If...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
20 minutes ago

Spartan Basketball: 44 fouls shared with the Aztecs

The good, the bad and the ugly  Before tip-off, Spartan Ryan Welage was honored as one of the top Sparta scorers in the over 100-year history of the San Jose State program - reaching the 1,000+ point club. He proceeded to manage a hard-earned nine points for the evening, as the Aztec defense played tight on Welage all night. Before game day, Aztec senior Malik Pope was held out...
Via Mountain West Connection
57 minutes ago

Three takeaways: despite balanced scoring, St. John’s comes up short in OT loss to Seton Hall

Six man rotation comes up short; Press Effective but...; Seton Hall dominates down low The flow and comments from an overtime home loss for the St. John’s Red Storm, the third-to-last game of the regular season.... Pregame: Shamorie Ponds, Justin Simon and Kassoum Yakwe were observed taking extra shooting practice 30 minutes before the game with the Seton Hall Pirates began. Yakwe...
Via Rumble in the Garden
59 minutes ago

NCAAW: Mississippi State caps regular season with 30-0 record

Teaira McCowan had 20 points and 20 rebounds to match a career high, Victoria Vivians added 18 points and No. 2 Mississippi State improved to 30-0 to become the second team in SEC history to enter the conference tournament undefeated.
Via ESPN
1 hour ago

Thompson And Macon Join Final Mic’d Up At Sassy’s

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas seniors Daryl Macon and Trey Thompson will join head coach Mike Anderson at Sassy’s Red House for the final Mike’d Up of the year on Monday at 7 p.m. The one-hour program gives fans an opportunity to interact with Razorback coaches and players, while also getting an opportunity to learn more about the personalities they witness on the court. Hosted by...
Via Arkansas Razorbacks
1 hour ago

Purdue Basketball: Senior Night and the Stars in the Dark

There’s no fitting send off to a class that’s meant this much to a program. Purdue’s seniors have kept Purdue out of the darkness. The big news in college basketball right now has nothing to do with on court drama. Instead, a spiral of FBI leaks has led to one program’s coach to sit out as his name is ‘cleared’, and for other fan bases to ctrl f through the leaked Yahoo documents...
Via Hammer and Rails
2 hours ago

Kentucky vs Missouri ESPN 680 Podcast

I break down the big win and the NCAA scandal. The ESPN 680 UK Post Game Show was a lot of fun last night as I broke down the big Kentucky Wildcats 87-66 win over the Missouri Tigers. Here is what I discussed: I start the show by breaking down the scandal and how it will (and won’t) affect the Wildcats Jarred Vanderbilt has emerged as the X-Factor as he logged his first double...
Via A Sea of Blue
2 hours ago

The Untapped Potential of Canes Hoops

The 2017-18 Hurricanes could be so much more than what they are. The current edition of Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball entered the season with high expectations. The national spotlight was on the team as they were ranked 13th in the preseason AP Top 25, and boasted a roster with a highly touted freshman (Lonnie Walker IV) and a preseason Wooden Award watchlist player (Bruce Brown...
Via State of the U
2 hours ago

Bruce Pearl signed Florida fan’s funny poster after loss

Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl has always been known for having a great reputation with fans dating back to his days with Tennessee, and that connection is apparently not limited to those who cheer on the Tigers.Before Saturday’s game against Florida, someone snapped a photo of Pearl lounging poolside at a hotel in Gainesville. Of course, one Gators fan jumped all over the opportunity...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Preview: UConn Men’s Basketball vs. Memphis | 4 p.m., ESPN

UConn looks for revenge against a Memphis squad that held the Huskies below 50 points in their last matchup. Over a month after a downright depressing 24-point loss at Memphis, UConn gets a shot at revenge when they host the Tigers at Gampel Pavilion in a nationally-televised contest. UConn played its first matchup against Memphis without Terry Larrier, and saw its outside shooting...
Via The UConn Blog
3 hours ago

PAC12 News: Sean Miller did not coach Arizona last night.

Romar coached them in an overtime loss to Oregon. Arizona withheld HC Sean Miller from coaching against Oregon last night. Arizona HC Sean Miller is under fire after reports surfaced late Friday that the FBI had wiretap recordings of Sean Miller talking financial payments. Miller is said to have been talking to Christian Dawkins regarding a payement of $100,000 to current Freshman...
Via California Golden Blogs
3 hours ago

Reliving KeVaughn Allen’s incredible 3/4-court buzzer-beater for Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — KeVaughn Allen scored a game-high 24 points Saturday night to help Florida to a huge 72-66 win over No. 12 Auburn, but there was one shot in particular that had everybody talking afterward. Taking the inbounds pass from the far baseline with less than 3 seconds to go in the first half, Allen took a few steps, launched the ball high into the air and swished in...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

Joshua Langford’s 2018 shooting woes

After a hot start to the season, Joshua Langford shooting has cooled off In late 2017, Miles Bridges was recovering from an ankle injury that left him without an explosive first step and turned him into a jump shooter. Cassius Winston was picking apart opposing defenses and Nick Ward was imposing his will down low. Jaren Jackson was anchoring an absurd defense and trying to figure...
Via The Only Colors
3 hours ago

Florida fans drop money on Auburn players, chant ‘FBI!’

Auburn may not have been one of the schools named in the latest bombshell report about the FBI’s investigation into college basketball, but opposing fans are not going to forget that the Tigers are still tied to the probe.Two Auburn players, sophomores Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy, have not played this season due to their involvement in the widespread recruiting scandal. Former...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gamecocks drop another close one to Mississippi State, fall 72-68 in overtime

Well, that wasn’t fun. After winning back-to-back games and hitting the road with some confidence, the South Carolina Gamecocks saw their hot streak snapped by the Mississippi State Bulldogs, falling 72-68 in overtime on Saturday in Starkville, Miss. The Gamecocks faced the Bulldogs for the second time this season, previously losing 81-76 in Columbia after a late rally fell short...
Via Garnet and Black Attack
5 hours ago

Bama Hoops Loses Important Game

The reeling Crimson Tide lost their third straight game on Saturday, losing 76-73 at home to Arkansas. The Tide fell to 17-12, 8-8 in the league, the Razorbacks improved to 20-9, 9-7. After receiving a scare with the FBI report coming out with Collin Sexton’s name involved, there was a little trepidation in Tuscaloosa about Sexton’s availability for Saturday’s game. The athletic...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
6 hours ago

Preview and Prediction: Nebraska Basketball vs. Penn State

The final weekend of Big Ten Basketball has come upon us with the schedule being moved up a week early. Sunday’s game features a bubble team who’s NCAA Tournament chances are hanging on by a string, and a declining bubble team that is starting to fall out of the picture. Nebraska basketball has a chance to enter the conference tournament on a two game win streak and a double bye...
Via isportsweb.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH Rupp Arena, UK bench erupt as Brad Calipari hits 3-ball vs Missouri

John Calipari was one proud dad. When Brad Calipari plays, something has either gone wrong for Kentucky, or things are going great. We’ve actually seen the youngest Calipari for brief stretches in games this season, though it was almost always due to foul trouble and injuries limiting the rotation. Against Missouri, Brad checked in when the Wildcats had thoroughly dominated en...
Via A Sea of Blue
6 hours ago

WATCH: Jim Boeheim Press Conference at Duke

Syracuse men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim's press conference following the Orange's 60-44 loss at No. 5 Duke.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Battle & Brissett Postgame at Duke

Syracuse men's basketball sophomore guard Tyus Battle and freshman forward Oshae Brissett interviews following the Orange's 60-44 loss at No. 5 Duke.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky fans go nuts after John Calipari’s son scores his first points of season

Fans in attendance for Kentucky’s 88-66 win over Missouri on Saturday night erupted after seeing John Calipari’s son score his first points of the season.Calipari’s son, Brad, is a sophomore guard for the Wildcats. He saw (brief) action in 15 games last season, scoring eight points on two 3-pointers and two free throws. He hadn’t scored yet this season despite appearing in eight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Basketball: Jevon Carter makes history in win over Iowa State

After a rough stretch through January and early February, West Virginia basketball seems to being finding its rhythm again that helped them to their hot start to the season. After losing six games during a nine game stretch, the Mountaineers have found success again lately, winning three of their last four games including beat downs of Baylor and Iowa State this past week. This turnaround...
Via isportsweb.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 2/24/18 - Vanderbilt Basketball Post Game Press Conference SAs

Saben Lee and Riley LaChance on February 24, 2018 after their game with Texas A&M.
Via Vanderbilt Commodores Athletics
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball seeks outright Big Ten title, travels to Wisconsin

No. 2 Michigan State (27-3, 15-2 B1G) will conclude its regular season tomorrow at Wisconsin (14-16, 7-10 B1G), where a win will clinch the Spartans’ first outright Big Ten regular season title since 2009. The Spartans are riding an 11-game winning streak after a 20-point drubbing of Illinois on Tuesday on Senior Night. Miles Bridges led the Spartans with a team-high 19 points and...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia vs. Pittsburgh Basketball Highlights (2017-18)

Virginia vs. Pittsburgh: The Cavaliers' NCAA-leading defense held the Panthers to just 7 points in the first half as No. 1 Virginia rolled to a 66-37 win Saturday afternoon. De'Andre Hunter led the Hoos with 14 points while Nigel Johnson and Ty Jerome also scored in double figures. Parker Stewart led Pitt with 12 points in the loss.
Via ACC Digital Network
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston College vs. Miami Basketball Highlights (2017-18)

Boston College vs. Miami: Hurricanes freshman Lonnie Walker IV hit a game-winning 3 with :02 seconds left to lift Miami to a 79-78 win over the Eagles. Walker finished with 14 points, while Dewan Huell led the 'Canes with 16 points and 9 rebounds. Jerome Robinson scored a game-high 30 points, his 3rd game this season with 30-or-more, for BC in the loss.
Via ACC Digital Network
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami's Lonnie Walker Hits Game-Winning 3 vs. BC

Miami guard Lonnie Walker came up clutch for the 'Canes, hitting a game-winning 3 with :02 seconds left to give Miami a 79-78 win over Boston College Saturday afternoon. Down 2 with the clock winding down, Walker drilled the go-ahead triple to cap the 'Canes comeback with an ACC Must See Moment
Via ACC Digital Network
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona's Sean Miller will not coach Saturday night against Oregon

An explosive report by ESPN late Friday evening claims that an FBI wiretap caught Arizona head basketball coach Sean Miller discussing paying then recruit DeAndre Ayton $100,000 to commit to the program.The report itself is about as shocking as it gets.“According to people with knowledge of the FBI investigation, Miller and Dawkins, a runner working for ASM Sports agent Andy Miller...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lonzo Ball: Everybody knows college players get paid

The world of college basketball got very interesting this past week. A probe led by the FBI would find numerous college players and programs paid off.“But that said, how about some dollar amounts? From Christian Dawkins’ reports, here are the largest dollar amounts listed for former NCAA athletes or their families. But it doesn’t stop here. There are plenty more teams and names to...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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