Video: Crean, IU players preview Houston Baptist

Tom Crean, Zach McRoberts and Thomas Bryant met with the media on Friday evening at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall to preview Indiana’s game against Houston Baptist on Saturday. Watch both press conferences below: The post Video: Crean, IU players preview Houston Baptist appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
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Hofstra relishing Kentucky test: ‘Why can’t we beat them?’

Joe Mihalich knew Kentucky was coming to town. The date was set more than a year ago. But when the Hofstra coach finally started preparing this week for John Calipari’s latest crop of All-Americans, the soaring, sprinting images were more spectacular than he had imagined. Mihalich has watched the Wildcats win a national championship, and...
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Gian Clavell reinstated by CSU athletic department following suspension

Colorado State’s Gian Clavell will make his season debut Saturday afternoon when the Rams face the University of Northern Colorado. Clavell, who most people pegged as CSU’s team leader ahead of the opener, was suspended indefinitely following a Nov. 9 arrest on a misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment with a domestic violence enhancement. The 6-4 senior guard from Puerto Rico...
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No. 11 Louisville hosts road-weary Texas Southern

No. 11 Louisville doesn't have to look very far to find game tape of Texas Southern (4-4), the team the Cardinals will face Saturday at 2 p.m. at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky. The Cardinals' last game was a 74-51 win over Southern Illinois (5-4) on Wednesday night at the KFC Yum! Center. Texas Southern's last contest was a 74-70 loss to Southern Illinois last Saturday...
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WATCH: Malcolm Hill Practice Interviews 12/9/16's Cassie Carlson talks to Malcolm Hill ahead of Illinois Basketball's game vs. Central Michigan Saturday, Dec. 10, at State Farm Center (2 pm CT on BTN Plus).

Meet the veteran Tennessee State Tigers, challengers in the OVC and probably a challenge for NC State

How to watch or listen to the game Tip time: 4 p.m. ET, Saturday, Dec. 10 TV: RSN/Fox Sports South (Bob Rathbun, Mike Gminski) Online streaming: ESPN3 Radio: Wolfpack Sports Network (affiliates) Tennessee State vitals Record: 7-1Pomeroy ranking: 144Best win***: 74-63 over Middle Tennessee (No. 73 in Pomeroy Ratings)Worst loss: 83-59 to Vanderbilt (No. 77 in Pomeroy Ratings...
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Why UCLA's Lonzo Ball is the most interesting player in college hoops

If you haven't heard, UCLA Bruins basketball is back on top in college basketball. What's the reason? Some of the credit has to go to Lonzo Ball, the highly-hyped incoming freshman who's electric playmaking ability and scoring prowess has opened the eyes of many. Eddie Maisonet sat down with Jonathan Tjarks of The Ringer, who recently wrote about Ball, to discuss what makes the...
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As Steve Pikiell Returns To Stony Brook, Jay Young & David Van **** Have Been Key To Rutgers’ Revival

Tomorrow night, Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell returns to the place he built from from the bottom up, as he turned the Stony Brook basketball team into a perennial conference champion. After coaching 11 seasons at the America East school, he took on an even bigger challenge in taking over Rutgers. So far, so good, as the Scarlet Knights will play in front of their first hostile...
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The Last of the Bohannons emerging at Iowa

IOWA CITY — Sometimes Twitter can be funny — even when opposing fanbases are tweeting about their rival teams during a game. During Thursday night’s CyHawk game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Twitter user @austinnarbertweeted, “Bohannons multiply like Plumlees” — the Plumlees being brothers Miles, Mason and Marshall, who played at Duke from 2008-16. Give or take a few minutes...
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Kansas forward Bragg charged with misdemeanor battery

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr. was charged with one count of battery Friday after he was accused of pushing his girlfriend down a flight of stairs. The 20-year-old sophomore from Cleveland was taken into custody shortly after midnight, according to the district attorney's office in Douglass County. Bragg allegedly struck the woman and pushed her during an...
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What Does Syracuse Basketball Needs to Do the Rest of the Way

It has hardly been an ideal start to the basketball season for a team with such high expectations. The Orange stumbled to two solid, now ranked teams, sending some fans into a panic. The remainder of Syracuse fans were sent into a tizzy after Syracuse lost to lowly UConn at Madison Square Garden on Monday. Now, every fan is left wondering what has gone wrong and what do the Orange...
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Kentucky Basketball: Camp Cal is coming and the veterans welcome it

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Over the years, Camp Cal has become synonymous with torture. The period between semesters when there are no classes and no NCAA regulations on practice time is when Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari annually puts his teams through the ringer to refine young rosters. He tries his best to make it sound menacing. After the Wildcats showed too little energy in...
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`Chiozza questionable for FSU

Florida junior point guard Chris Chiozza is questionable for Sunday’s game against rival Florida State with a thigh inury. Chiozza suffered the injury during UF’s 84-74 loss to No. 5 Duke on Tuesday night in New York City. He tried to return, but sat out the second half, finishing with just 2 points, 1 assist and 3 personal fouls. “He didn’t practice yesterday,” Florida...

Syracuse reeling with 3 losses in 4 games

Before the season, Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim veered from form and praised his team and its depth. After the Orange started the year inside the top 20 and posted three commanding victories, Boeheim looked like a sage. Three losses in four games have sent the Orange (5-3) a step or two backward, befuddled by a sudden inability to score. Since a commanding 101-59 win over South...
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Rosterbating: Xavier v. Utah

Xavier is finally back home; who gets to start in front of the friendly crowd? Xavier is back in action tomorrow against a Utah team that’s maybe not quite as good as we thought it would be back in November. Then again, Xavier hasn’t exactly been on a straight line from opening day to the national title so far, so glass houses and all that. This is Utah’s first road game of...
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Game Preview: No. 22 Cincinnati Bearcats at No. 16 Butler Bulldogs

Bearcats look to win second straight road game against a Top 25 opponent It’s finals week on college campuses across the nation which makes Saturday’s game between the No. 22 ranked Cincinnati Bearcats and No. 16 ranked Butler Bulldogs especially difficult for both teams. Cincinnati coach, Mick Cronin, said “Finals weeks is tough because the guys have so many things going on...

Game Preview: Georgetown vs LaSalle

Game 10: Georgetown Hoyas (5-4) vs LaSalle Explorers (4-3) Series: LaSalle leads series 15-9, last played in 1980 Where/When: American Airlines Arena (Miami), Saturday 2PM EST TV: ESPN2 Line: Hoyas -3 KenPom: Hoyas 80-76, 64 percent Admit it. When the schedule came out you probably didn’t circle this neutral site LaSalle game on your calendar unless you needed a...
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Yankuba Sima transfers from St. John’s

The Spanish center leaves the Red Storm after the first semester of play Yankuba Sima, the 6’11” sophomore center from Spain, will transfer from St. John’s basketball. As a sophomore, he will have two years and a semester remaining at another NCAA institution, and should be eligible next December. “I want to thank the coaching staff and the administration for all of their...
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Q&A Preview: Butler Bulldogs

Our old friends at Big East Coast Bias give us some insight into what makes Butler tick. While we are all consumed with Cincinnati’s search for its next football coach, the basketball team is quietly No. 22 in the country and about to take on No. 16 Butler in a battle of top 25 teams at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. In order to get the inside scoop on Butler we turned to...

South Carolina’s Sindarius Thornwell will be back this season, coach Frank Martin says

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sindarius Thornwell will return this season for South Carolina, coach Frank Martin said Friday. “He’s earned equity around here,” Martin said. Thornwell’s indefinite suspension was announced prior to the Gamecocks’ 70-54 win against Florida International on Sunday. Afterward, Martin had no comment about Thornwell, while sophomore guard P.J. Dozier said...
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UNC Basketball: Tony Bradley has kept the Tar Heels from regressing

The freshman center has overachieved by settling in right away, and because of him, Carolina hasn’t missed a beat. When Joel Berry announced that he would be returning to North Carolin to try and reach another Final Four, many—both within Tar Heels fandom and outside it—were skeptical. Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson were going to be extremely hard losses to overcome. In Paige...
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Colorado State Rams basketball, a band of brothers

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit “We don’t have a starting five,” Larry Eustachy said earlier this season. “We have a nine.” This is a unique situation and season...
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Illinois Basketball: How Important Is Tracy Abrams?

  Before starting this season, Illinois basketball point guard Tracy Abrams had not played since the 2013-14 campaign. Abrams is back and better than ever. What makes him so important to this Illinois basketball team? #1 He is the only player on the team who has been to the NCAA Tournament. Abrams is so vital […] Illinois Basketball: How Important Is Tracy Abrams? - Writing Illini...
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Peter Jok scores 23, Iowa upsets No. 25 Iowa State 78-64

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Peter Jok scored 23 points and Iowa upset 25th-ranked Iowa State 78-64 on Thursday, snapping a three-game losing streak against its instate rival. Isaiah Moss had 14 points to help the Hawkeyes (5-5) beat a Power Five opponent for this first time this season. Iowa shot 59 percent in the first half, including 6 of 10 from 3-point range, and jumped ahead by as...
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WATCH: Bill Self and Kansas Jayhawks Weekly Press Conference // Kansas Basketball // 12.8.16

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Why Justin Patton will be key for a potential Creighton Final Four run

There might not be a more pleasant surprise in all of college basketball than the Creighton Blue Jays. A team that is sometimes forgotten in the Big East conversation behind Villanova and Xavier is now 9-0 and ranked No. 10 in the country following Wednesday night’s win over cross-state rival Nebraska.For Creighton this year, so much of the credit has gone to the backcourt of Maurice...
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WATCH: MBB: Rick Pitino Southern Illinois Postgame Press Conference

Head coach Rick Pitino speaks to the media following Louisville's 74-51 victory over Southern Illinois.

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