Can Syracuse’s size slow down UNC’s Luke Maye?

North Carolina’s Luke Maye is one of the best players in the Atlantic Coast Conference. He is fourth in the ACC at 18.4 points per game, leads the conference with 294 rebounds, and is the driving force of the Tar Heels. He has explosive potential, scoring 33 points with 17 rebounds against NC State just more than a week ago. Saturday, he dropped 19 points and 13 rebounds in a road...
Via Orange Fizz
25 minutes ago

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.
Via Cincinnati Bearcats Athletics
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Colorado State basketball practice transparency moving in right direction

The Field House. College Sports coverage from The Denver Post’s Kyle Fredrickson. Colorado State is still seeking closure for the resolution of Larry Eustachy’s tenure as head men’s basketball coach. However, it appears the Rams are already taking steps to eliminate the culture of fear and intimidation the university alleges Eustachy created by reversing one of his longstanding...
Via The Denver Post
36 minutes ago

Colorado State basketball practice transparency moving in right direction

The Field House. College Sports coverage from The Denver Post’s Kyle Fredrickson. Colorado State is still seeking closure for the resolution of Larry Eustachy’s tenure as head men’s basketball coach. However, it appears the Rams are already taking steps to eliminate the culture of fear and intimidation the university alleges Eustachy created by reversing one of his longstanding...

Auburn basketball bracketology: Where Tigers are projected for NCAA Tournament after South Carolina loss

AUBURN, Ala. — Last week, it looked like Auburn basketball was about to play its way into the No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament. But after several top teams fell, the Tigers took their own tough loss with a 9-point defeat at struggling South Carolina. Even worse, Auburn lost starting center Anfernee McLemore for the season with a serious injury to his left leg. After beating Kentucky...
Via SEC Country
42 minutes ago

Three Things to Watch: UNC at Syracuse

Rebounding, second chance points, and Seventh Woods. Syracuse joined the ACC for the 2013-14 season and promptly beat UNC in their first ACC clash. Since then, the Heels have reeled off 5 straight wins in the series - 2 at home, 2 on neutral courts, and 1 on the road. Those wins were by an average of 12 points. Tomorrow night, the Heels look to extend that streak to six games. They...
Via Tar Heel Blog
42 minutes ago

Former Louisville star Kevin Ware tweets salty response to NCAA ruling

The NCAA dropped the hammer down on the Louisville basketball program Tuesday morning, upholding its initial ruling by vacating all wins and records from 2011-2015, including the team’s 2013 NCAA Championship.That said, at least one former Louisville star, Kevin Ware, isn’t letting any of this bring him down. In case you forgot, Ware became a national headline when he broke his leg...
Via Sportsnaut
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Twitter reacts to Louisville having to vacate 2013 national title

The NCAA announced on Tuesday that the Louisville men’s basketball will be forced to vacate 123 victories from 2012-2015, including its 2013 national championship.The sanctions stem from an investigation into a sex scandal that took place at the university in which strippers were hired to dance and perform sex acts for recruits. The NCAA ruled that the violations resulted in players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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NCAA denies Louisville’s appeal, 2013 championship banner must come down

A dark day for Louisville athletics. The NCAA announced Tuesday that it has denied the University of Louisville’s appeal and that the initial penalties leveled against U of L last November will be enforced. This means, among other things, that Louisville will officially be forced to vacate its 2013 national championship. That makes U of L the first men’s basketball program to ever...
Via Card Chronicle
1 hour ago

NCAA upholds penalties against Louisville related to scandal

The NCAA announced it has upheld the penalties it imposed upon the University of Louisville for the StripperGate scandal that came to light in recent years. This means the men’s basketball program will vacate its wins, records from the 2011-12 through 2014-15 academic years, including its NCAA Championship banner from 2013.“Louisville must vacate men’s basketball records in which...
Via Sportsnaut
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JUCO transfer Daryl Edwards is Will Wade’s ideal LSU basketball player

BATON ROUGE, La. — In order to become the type of player who wins a game by drawing a charge, LSU guard Daryl Edwards first had to travel. In Edwards’ case, traveling doesn’t mean carrying the basketball. It means bouncing around like one. At this rate, he may catch up to the narrator in the Johnny Cash song “I’ve Been Everywhere.” Edwards’ high school career played out in three...
Via SEC Country
1 hour ago

Freshman of the Week: Texas' Mohamed Bamba edges out Arizona's Deandre Ayton

If Marvin Bagley III wasn't hurt, he'd have a shot to jump ahead of Trae Young in our freshman rankings
1 hour ago

A (semi) Statistical Recap of Oklahoma

I’m guessing Kansas fans have been waiting for a game like that for awhile. A 30 point win in which Kansas scored 1.46 points per possession, the most they’ve scored in a Big 12 game since senior night in 2008 against Texas Tech. In doing so, Kansas showed, regardless of how bad Oklahoma is on defense, it has the potential to beat anyone in the NCAA tournament just by virtue of shooting...
Via Rock Chalk Talk
2 hours ago

No. 21 West Virginia Set To Take On Suddenly Hot Baylor In Waco

The Mountaineers will face a tough test tonight when they meet up with the Bears, who have won five straight. WHEN/WHERE Date: Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 Tip-Off Time: 7:00 PM ET Where: Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports WATCH/LISTEN TV: ESPN2 Streaming Video: WatchESPN Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Radio Affiliates) Streaming...
Via The Smoking Musket
2 hours ago

Boston College Men’s Basketball’s Jerome Robinson to Go Through NBA Draft Process

Robinson is the first BC Men’s Basketball player in serious consideration for the Draft since Olivier Hanlan After some level of speculation about the future of junior Jerome Robinson in the Boston College Eagles’ men’s basketball program, it appears we have an answer for what he’s thinking. Joe Giglio of The News & Observer is reporting that Robinson will go through the NBA...
Via BC Interruption
3 hours ago

Texas firmly on the bubble with Kansas State looming on Wednesday

To bolster NCAA tournament hopes, the ‘Horns will have do something rare — continue momentum over multiple games. In or out? On or off? As the calendar inexorably advances towards March, fans programs around the country look to bracketology to provide perspective on positioning for the NCAA tournament. For the Texas Longhorns, that means a spot solidly on the bubble with four regular...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
3 hours ago

ND Basketball vs. Miami, Detailed Recap: There is No Luck of the Irish, Only Pain

The Fighting Irish lost another heartbreaker in a must-win game, falling to Miami 77-74. This is so sad and frustrating, you guys. Well folks, same story, different day. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish men’s basketball team, shorthanded and desperate for a decent home victory, came up just a little bit short once again, this time dropping a game to the Miami Hurricanes, 77 to 74....
Via One Foot Down
3 hours ago

Juwan Morgan, his jump and his importance to the Hoosiers

After a pedestrian sophomore season, Juwan Morgan made the jump and has become one of the most important Hoosiers in a long time. While he was a man of many faults, few head coaches in the game were better at finding gems in the rough than Tom Crean. Famously, Victor Oladipo and Will Sheehey were three-star recruits when they came to Bloomington. OG Anunoby, according to 247 Sports...
Via Crimson Quarry
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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 2.20.18

I heat up, I can’t cool down What one KU staffer did to help Devonte Graham pick apart the OU defense last night. Silvio de Sousa had a pretty good game last night himself. Bill Self says the Jayhawks are clearly a better team now than they were three weeks ago. A win on Saturday in Lubbock clinches at least a share of title #14. Sherron Collins had an emotional jersey retirement...
Via Rock Chalk Talk
4 hours ago

10 teams capable of busting your bracket this March

Despite following college basketball as closely as possible, even I am amazed by how little of the season remains before postseason play takes over. Teams are already celebrating Senior Night and jockeying for seeding in conference tournaments. Every team’s resume and spot on the bubble is starting to come into focus with March just days away on the calendar. You can nearly smell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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WATCH: Miami's Ebuka Izundu Dominates Final Minutes vs. Notre Dame

Miami forward Ebuka Izundu dominated in the final minutes against Notre Dame. Izundu scored 12 points of his 14 points and had a couple of impressive blocks in the final 9:10 of the game to lift the Hurricanes to a 77-74 road win.
Via ACC Digital Network
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami's Chris Lykes Goes Up & Under vs. Notre Dame

Miami guard Chris Lykes showed off his impressive burst Monday night against Notre Dame. The freshman went coast-to-coast, going up-and-under on a contested layup while drawing a foul for an ACC Must See Moment.
Via ACC Digital Network
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Basketball vs. Rutgers: Preview and prediction

After taking down Purdue on the road, Ohio State had the Big Ten title entirely in their hands. However,  after now losing two straight games on the road, the Buckeyes have relinquished control of the conference. They will look to bounce back when they return home Tuesday night to take on Rutgers at 7 p.m. on Big Ten Network. Preview Ohio State, in its first year under head coach...
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WATCH: Illini Basketball Aaron Jordan Practice Interview | 2/19/18

The Fighting Illini travel to Michigan State on Tuesday, Feb. 20 (6 pm CT on ESPN).

WATCH: Grayson Allen, Oshae Brissett, De'Andre Hunter | ACC Players of the Week

Duke's Grayson Allen is the ACC Player of the Week while Syracuse's Oshae Brissett and Virginia's De'Andre Hunter are Co-ACC Rookies of the Week for February 19, 2018. Allen led the Blue Devils to a pair of wins last week, averaging 22 points and 5 assists in the wins. Syracuse's Oshae Brissett put up 20.5 PPG and 9.5 RPG while shooting 56% from the field as the Orange split two...
Via ACC Digital Network
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Wendell Carter, Jr. may be the most important player for Duke Basketball

Before Duke Basketball finished with the No. 1 recruiting class in the ESPN 2017 rankings, before Trevon Duval’s commitment and before Marvin Bagley III reclassified, the first player to announce his commitment to Duke was Wendell Carter, Jr. The Atlanta, Georgia, native is having a very productive season for Duke Basketball and is quietly becoming the most important player on the...
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WATCH: Savoy Steps Up as Noles Defeat Pitt

Courtesy PJ Savoy scored a team high 18 points as Florida State pulled away from Pittsburgh 88-75.

WATCH: Coach Cronin, Broome, and Evans III Recap Home Loss to Wichita State

Head coach Mick Cronin and Bearcats' Cane Broome and Jacob Evans III recap the Bearcats' Sunday afternoon loss at home to Wichita State.

Andy Kennedy steps down as Ole Miss HC, effective immediately

After announcing he’d be leaving Ole Miss after the 2017-18 season earlier this week, head basketball coach Andy Kennedy has changed course and is stepping down, effective immediately.The school announced the move on Sunday.Kennedy gave a statement, noting three main reasons he’s making the move right now. Lift “the cloud” forming over our program due to continued speculation regarding...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball keeps finding ways to win

Now after the Michigan game, I am not going to lie I was incredibly disappointed. The Spartans looked flat, looked like there was not a leader or a person who they could rely on to take a game over. This team looked like the pressure of the expectation might have been getting the best of them and their brand of basketball was not being executed. Two losses this early in the Big Ten...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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