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Former UK Star Antoine Walker On-Hand For Kentucky’s SEC Game vs. Florida

The Kentucky Wildcats make their SEC Tournament debut Friday, and they’ll see a familiar foe – Florida – on the opposite side of the court. It appears they’ll also see a familiar face in the crowd. Former UK star Antoine Walker is in the building to help cheer on Kentucky against its rival. Ben Love of LSU Scout snapped a photo. Cats are playing. Means Antoine Walker is...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Florida Football Released An Awesome “A New Era Begins” Hype Video

The Florida football program is set to begin spring practice on Monday, and with it, the Jim McElwain era will officially begin in Gainesville.  In anticipation of what’s to come, the Gators’ video production team has released an awesome “Florida Football: A New Era Begins” hype video.  Check it out: 
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall On If Kentucky Could Beat The 76ers, “We Lost To The 76ers”

The could Kentucky beat the 76ers hypothetical has been casually thrown around the social media world throughout the basketball season. It’s seen as a dumb hypothetical by many, but with the Wildcats being one of the most-talented college basketball teams of all-time, and Philadelphia being in as big of a tank mode as we’ve ever seen in the NBA, there are some who think it...
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South Carolina Resident Apparently An Alabama Football Fan And A Kentucky Basketball Fan

Prepare to roll your eyes, SEC fans. Dallas Abel, a production assistant for Tennessee’s VFL Films spotted a bit of a “frontrunner” on I-26 this morning. The below photo shows a South Carolina resident with decals for both Alabama and Kentucky. We’ll assume that he doesn’t root for Alabama basketball and Kentucky football… I wonder who he roots for between April and...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday’s Updated 2015 PAC-12 Tournament Bracket

It’s all chalk in the Pac-12 Tournament. As we enter Friday, the top four seeds all remain alive in the quest for the league’s tournament title. How’d it all go down? Arizona, the fifth-ranked team in the country, took care of Cal with ease Thursday. UCLA, which finds itself on the bubble, knocked off arch rival USC. Oregon, perhaps the surprise team of the year in the conference...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: 5 Years Ago In The Big Ten Tournament, Evan Turner Crushed Michigan With This Heroic Buzzer Beater

Ohio State’s men’s basketball team is set to face Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal round at the United Center in Chicago.  Five years ago, the Buckeyes defeated Michigan in the BTT quarterfinal round, thanks to this heroic buzzer beater made by National Player of the Year Evan Turner.  Get pumped up for OSU’s game against the Spartans by watching Turner...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday’s Updated 2015 SEC Tournament Bracket

The SEC Tournament, which continues Friday with four more contests, saw perhaps the craziest game of the 2015 postseason Thursday. South Carolina, which had just given up a 4-point play to surrender the lead late vs. Ole Miss, somehow survived after LaDarius White accidentally fouled Tyrone Johnson just before the buzzer. Elsewhere, Florida outlasted Alabama, Auburn knocked Texas...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday’s Updated 2015 Big Ten Tournament Bracket

The Big Ten Tournament is down to just eight teams as we head into Friday. How’d we get there? Michigan upset Illinois, most likely knocking the Illini off the NCAA Tournament bubble. Penn State shocked Iowa, winning its second game in as many days. Indiana preserved its NCAA chances with a convincing win over Northwestern. And Ohio State held off Minnesota down the stretch to...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday’s Updated 2015 Big 12 Tournament Bracket

Most people believe that the Big 12 was the best college basketball conference in 2014-2015. Thursday, the world got to see why. All four of the league’s tournament matchups delivered. In a battle between two ranked teams, Baylor held off West Virginia. Kansas was pushed to the limit by conference bottom feeder TCU. Iowa State needed a buzzer-beater to get by Texas and potentially...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Ohio St QB Troy Smith Throwing To Buckeyes’ WRs At OSU’s Pro Day Today

Ohio State’s NFL hopefuls will have a former Heisman Trophy throwing to them during the Buckeyes’ pro day this morning.  Troy Smith, who won the prestigious award at OSU in 2006, is scheduled to throw to the Buckeyes’ former wide receiver Devin Smith, former tight end Jeff Heuerman and others at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center this afternoon.  Smith has been out of the NFL...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday’s Updated 2015 ACC Tournament Backet

Finally, the college basketball conference tournaments are getting interesting. In the ACC, we’re down to just four teams, and unsurprisingly, all four are ranked. How’d they get there? North Carolina, which will play its third game in as many days Friday, took care of Louisville Thursday. Virginia held off Florida State down the stretch to stay in contention for a 1-seed in...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Louisville’s Rick Pitino Thrashed A Student Reporter During Thursday’s Press Conference

Louisville’s men’s basketball team went one-and-done in the ACC Tournament, losing its quarterfinal game to North Carolina Thursday afternoon.  Following the contest, Cardinals’ coach Rick Pitino held a brief press conference with reporters. The first question came from Derek Brightwell, a reporter for the school’s student newspaper, the Louisville Cardinal. Brightwell...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Ohio State’s Thad Matta Is Growing Out His Facial Hair To Motivate His Team

You might have noticed during Thursday night’s Ohio State-Minnesota Big Ten Tournament game that Thad Matta looked a little different. The typically clean shaven Buckeyes’ head coach had some 5 o’clock shadow. The 47-year-old coach wasn’t going for a new look in a fashion sense, though. He hadn’t been lazy with the razor, either. Instead, the man who became the winningest...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Monte Morris Buzzer Beater Caps Huge Comeback Win For Iowa State Over Texas

Texas had a 36-23 lead late in the first half during today’s Big 12 Tournament game against No. 13 Iowa State, and a chance to land a big win to add to its NCAA Tournament resume. Instead, the Longhorns made a number of terrible plays down the stretch, including an ill-advised Javan Felix missed three pointer with 10 seconds left when he could have held for the last shot with the...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: New Tulane Uniforms Feature Black Matte Helmets, Camo-Patterned Blue Numbers, “Roll Wave” Nameplates

Uniforms are an easy way for a small college football program to stand out, and that seems to be the direction that Tulane is heading. Pictures tweeted by Tulane athletics’ official photographer Parker Waters reveal running back Lazedrick Thompson modeling a new uniform, which features black matte helmets and black jerseys with blue camouflage-patterned numbers, and “Roll Wave”...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Northwestern’s Alex Olah Attempts To Take Charge Resulting In Scary Collision With IU’s Hanner Mosquera-Perea

Indiana is rolling past Northwestern in today’s Big Ten Tournament game, but the Hoosiers got a major scare from a collision under the basket involving forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea. In attempting to draw a charge call, Northwestern center Alex Olah fell into the knee Mosquera-Perea, who was attacking the basket.  Luckily, Mosquera-Perea was able to return to the floor after...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: John Harbaugh Addressed The Michigan Football Team, Shared Story Of A Recent Wrestling Match vs. Jim

The Michigan football team was addressed by an NFL coach following its spring practice in Ann Arbor today.  John Harbaugh, the Baltimore Ravens’ head coach and the brother of the Wolverines’ new head coach, Jim, spoke to Michigan’s 2015 squad this evening.  Great to have Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh speak to the team following practice! pic.twitter.com/TV2nnsomd0...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU Basketball Commit Antonio Blakeney Thinks The Tigers Will Land No. 1 Shooting Guard Malik Newman

Twitter/@16WAPTNews LSU already has the No. 1 player in 2015 basketball recruiting class, forward Ben Simmons, signed to play for the Tigers. Another five-star, guard Antonio Blakeney, is a hard commit to play for coach Johnny Jones. Blakeney believes that a third blue chip player in the 2015 class will land with the Tigers—No. 1 shooting guard Malik Newman. The Advocate has...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN’s Jay Williams Video Bombed A Local Louisville TV Station In Hilarious Fashion

As someone who is often on national television in front of crazed college kids, Jay Williams is usually the victim of a video bomb, not the committer.  This afternoon, though, the ESPN college basketball analyst changed it up, video bombing Kent Taylor of WAVE 3 News, Louisville’s NBC affiliate.  Check it it:  Well done, Jay. 
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Frank Mason’s Alley-Oop To Landen Lucas Clinched A Win For Kansas

No. 9 TCU gave No. 1 Kansas all it could handle in the quarterfinals of the 2015 Big 12 Tournament this afternoon, but ultimately fell by a score of 64-59. It was a hard-fought game that the favored Jayhawks clinched in thunderous fashion.  With the score 61-57 and less than a minute remaining, Kansas killed nearly all of the 35-second shot clock as TCU declined to foul. With the...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State Releases Video Recapping Its First Spring Football Practice

Ohio State football’s spring practices are underway. The Buckeyes, who will attempt to repeat as national champions in 2015, hit the Woody Hayes Athletic Center turf on Tuesday for their first practice of the spring.  OSU’s video production staff is here to help you take in everything that went down.  Check out this awesome highlight video of Day 1 of spring ball in Columbus. 
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Players Reportedly Said Louisville Gave In “Without A Fight” During ACC Tournament

Louisville’s trip to the ACC men’s basketball trip was a short one, as the Cardinals went one-and-done in Greensboro, losing to North Carolina this afternoon, 70-60.  It was a frustrating afternoon on Tobacco Road for Rick Pitino’s squad, as it shot a mere 34 percent from the field, went 4-for-22 from the 3-point line and had more turnovers than assists. The Cardinals were...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson On Visit With Charlie Strong: “I Wish I Could Have Played For Him In College”

Twitter/@Strong_TexasFB Former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson took his son and ten other California recruits on a tour of schools, including Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, and Nebraska. Johnson had a chance to meet Longhorns coach Charlie Strong, and could not have been more impressed with the Texas head man. Johnson told Scout.com that he would have no problem sending his son to play...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell Threw Down Another Nasty Alley-Oop Dunk

It seems that Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell throws down a ridiculous dunk on an almost weekly basis. Thus, it was no surprise he finished off a sick alley-oop in today’s ACC Tournament quarterfinal against North Carolina.  Louisville point guard Quentin Snider tossed it up to Harrell who got way above the rim. Nasty stuff: The winner of this game moves on to face Virginia...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Equipment Manager Teased The Team’s Shamrock Series Helmets

Every year since 2009, Notre Dame has broken from tradition for one game to wear an alternate uniform for its “Shamrock Series” contest. And while the school has not yet released the new digs for 2015, they’ve apparently arrived on campus. Thursday, Notre Dame football equipment manager Ryan Grooms teased fans with a photo of a cardboard box, which presumably contains this...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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