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C’s Summer League roster coming together

  We’re a little more than a week away from the Orlando Summer League, where guys will put on green and white practice jerseys and try to make us feel better about the upcoming season.  Here, via Sherrod Blakely, is that group: NAME    HT    WT    COLLEGE Colton Iverson    7-0    255    Colorado State Kelly Olynyk    7-0    238    Gonzaga Fab Melo...
Via Red's Army
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Pacers expected to send 2nd round pick to Boston

The Indiana Pacers used their second-round pick on center Colton Iverson of Colorado State, then traded Iverson to Boston for cash. A person with knowledge of the deal confirmed the transaction Thursday night on condition of anonymity because it was not yet official. Iverson is a 7-foot, 255-pound center who was taken 53rd overall. He started his career at Minnesota. Last season...
Via AP on Fox
June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics buy 2nd rounder, select Colton Iverson

Boston has just confirmed it got No. 53 from Indiana for cash and will select Colton Iverson from Colorado State. — Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) June 28, 2013 My guess is that Danny will say the Celtics had Colton Iverson much higher on their board, as he says with every draft pick. Seems like a good enough prospect and if you're just giving up cash (which you just saved a ton...
Via Celtics Life
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Colton Iverson returns to Minnesota transformed

MINNEAPOLIS -- Should he somehow end up playing basketball in the Twin Cities again, Colton Iverson hopes hoops fans around here won't recognize him. Not because he transferred after three subpar years under Tubby Smith at the University of Minnesota and instead excelled in a delayed senior year at Colorado State, one that has him in line to hear his name called during next week...
Via Fox Sports North
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Colton Iverson returns to Minnesota transformed

MINNEAPOLIS -- Should he somehow end up playing basketball in the Twin Cities again, Colton Iverson hopes hoops fans around here won't recognize him. Not because he transferred after three subpar years under Tubby Smith at the University of Minnesota and instead excelled in a delayed senior year at Colorado State, one that has him in line to hear his name called during next week...
Via Fox Sports North
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers continue to work out potential draft picks

The Clippers held their third group workout of prospects training for the NBA Draft on Friday. After working out a groups of wing players and separate group of point guards over the course of the past two weeks, the team brought in a mixed-position group Friday that comprised big men Mike Muscala (Bucknell), Grant Jerrett (Arizona), Colton Iverson (Colorado State) and Brandon Davies...
Via Fox Sports West
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Southerland, Young could be good fit for Grizzlies

MEMPHIS -- The Grizzlies know taking the next step toward an NBA championship is going to require adding a scorer. While it may be difficult to predict who will be available when Memphis makes it picks (three second-round selections) in the NBA Draft on June 27, Fridays predraft workout produced players who not only feel like they help them take that step, but did their homework...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Southerland, Young could be good fit for Grizzlies

MEMPHIS -- The Grizzlies know taking the next step toward an NBA championship is going to require adding a scorer. While it may be difficult to predict who will be available when Memphis makes it picks (three second-round selections) in the NBA Draft on June 27, Fridays predraft workout produced players who not only feel like they help them take that step, but did their homework...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Celtics to host four centers for pre-draft workouts; which is the best fit?

Yesterday we talked a bit about the six point guards the Celtics were going to have in for a visit, as Danny Ainge and the C's are clearly targeting backup guard to help spell Rajon Rondo. However, point guard isn't the only position the Celts are looking at, as the team will also host four big men for visits this weekend. From the Boston Globe's Baxter Holmes. Beginning...
Via Celtics Life
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Colton Iverson

  Photo: Associated Press Players transferring schools at the college level often get a bad rap. The cases for switching schools are plenty, but most important among them is to find the situation that is the right fit for the player. Having the right environment, coach, and program can do wonders for a player’s game, and in some cases, can change their college career...
Via NBA Draft Blog
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Cardinals blow out Rams

Russ Smith had another big night, leading four players in double figures with 27 points, and top-seeded Louisville is into the Midwest Region semifinals. The Cardinals put on a defensive clinic as they dismantled Colorado State 82-56 on Saturday. Louisville forced the eighth-seeded Rams into a season-high 20 turnovers, made Colton Iverson look as invisible as a 6-foot-10 guy can...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado State runs away from Missouri 84-72

Of all the things Missouri could have done wrong in Thursday night's 84-72 loss to Colorado State in the NCAA Tournament, the Tigers didn't think rebounding would be one of them. The Tigers were dominated 42-19 on the boards by a Colorado State team that entered the game leading the nation in rebounding margin at plus-12.1. The Tigers were third at plus-9.6, but it was...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams outlast Missouri to advance

Dorian Green scored 17 of his 26 points in the first half and eighth-seeded Colorado State used good shooting and great rebounding to run away from No. 9 Missouri 84-72 Thursday night in the NCAA tournament. Green, who went scoreless with five turnovers in last year's second-round upset to Murray State, did much better this time as the Rams shot nearly 58 percent in the first...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Mizzou's March cut short with loss to Rams

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Dorian Green scored 17 of his 26 points in the first half and eighth-seeded Colorado State used good shooting to run away from No. 9 Missouri 84-72 Thursday night in the NCAA tournament. Green, who went scoreless with five turnovers in last year's second-round upset to Murray State, did much better this time as the Rams shot nearly 58 percent in the first...
Via Fox Sports South
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mizzou's March cut short with loss to Rams

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Dorian Green scored 17 of his 26 points in the first half and eighth-seeded Colorado State used good shooting to run away from No. 9 Missouri 84-72 Thursday night in the NCAA tournament. Green, who went scoreless with five turnovers in last year's second-round upset to Murray State, did much better this time as the Rams shot nearly 58 percent in the first...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mizzou's March cut short with loss to Rams

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Dorian Green scored 17 of his 26 points in the first half and eighth-seeded Colorado State used good shooting to run away from No. 9 Missouri 84-72 Thursday night in the NCAA tournament. Green, who went scoreless with five turnovers in last year's second-round upset to Murray State, did much better this time as the Rams shot nearly 58 percent in the first...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rebounding Key for Mizzou, Colorado State

By SBRForum.com There aren’t many days on the calendar that are more exciting than the third Thursday in March. It’s basically a national holiday for NCAA basketball betting fans, as it marks the first day of the NCAA Tournament. At the end of the first night of March Madness 2013, the #9 Missouri Tigers will take on the #8 Colorado State Rams in one of the two games in the first...
Via Club Seat
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tigers embrace fresh start in NCAA tournament

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Larry Eustachy is back in the NCAA tournament with yet another team. The coach is making his second-consecutive appearance in the tournament, this year with Colorado State - the fourth team he's led to the NCAAs. Last year, he guided Southern Mississippi to the tournament. Colorado State (25-8) is back thanks to Eustachy, and senior transfer Colton Iverson...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Missouri basketball: Preview and prediction for Mizzou's tilt with Colorado State

Back to Lexington, Kentucky we go as the No. 9 seed Missouri Tigers prepare for their opening game in the NCAA Tournament against No. 8 seed Colorado State at Rupp Arena on Thursday night.  This season has laid out several scripts for the Tigers to get redemption against teams and now Mizzou visits a site that was not so kind to the Tigers earlier this year. Back on February 23rd the...
Via STLSportsMinute
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Missouri-Colorado St. Preview

Larry Eustachy is back in the NCAA tournament with yet another team. The coach is making his second-consecutive appearance in the tournament, this year with Colorado State - the fourth team he's led to the NCAAs. Last year, he guided Southern Mississippi to the tournament. Colorado State (25-8) is back thanks to Eustachy, and senior transfer Colton Iverson. After averaging...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Eustachy, Colorado State gears up for Missouri

Larry Eustachy in back in the NCAA tournament with another team. The coach is making his second-consecutive appearance in the tournament, this year with Colorado State - the fourth team he's led to the NCAAs. Last year, he guided Southern Mississippi to the tournament. Colorado State (25-8) is back thanks to Eustachy, and senior transfer Colton Iverson. After averaging just...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament Prospect Thoughts - Midwest Region

  The NCAA Tournament kicks off in full on Thursday, so I will just give some thoughts on some prospects from each region before each weekend. These are not meant to be scouting reports or evaluations, just some thoughts on how the play of certain pro prospects can affect their team’s ability to advance.  I’ll start things out in the Midwest where Louisville is...
Via NBA Draft Blog
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Midwest Breakdown: 2013 NCAA Tournament

Louisville is the number 1 overall but I think they got the toughest bracket. Check out my Midwest breakdown below. Top 5 Players Doug McDermott (Creighton) Marcus Smart (Oklahoma State) Mason Plumlee (Duke) Phil Pressy (Missouri) Russ Smith (Louisville) 3 Stars you haven’t heard much about Matthew Dellavedova (St. Mary’s) Colton Iverson (Colorado State) Ryan Broekhoff (Valparaiso...
Via roundballchat.com
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Late-season fade may not cost Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS Are the Gophers in the NCAA tournament? Probably. Should they be? Probably not. If you listen to the so-called "bracketologists," whose job it is to attempt to predict what the NCAA tournament field will look like, the University of Minnesota basketball team will still be dancing when the selections are announced Sunday. Take a closer examination of the Gophers...
Via Fox Sports North
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Late-season fade may not cost Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS Are the Gophers in the NCAA tournament? Probably. Should they be? Probably not. If you listen to the so-called "bracketologists," whose job it is to attempt to predict what the NCAA tournament field will look like, the University of Minnesota basketball team will still be dancing when the selections are announced Sunday. Take a closer examination of the Gophers...
Via Fox Sports North
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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