Joe Harris ain’t going anywhere

Second-year guard Joe Harris has struggled through the Cavs first two preseason games, but he is not in danger of being cut, according to NEOMG’s Chris Haynes. The former Virginia and now Cleveland Cavalier is on a cheap, guaranteed contract. Given all dollars that the Cavs are shelling out, it seems that Joe ain’t going anywhere. From Haynes: Harris’ salary for this upcoming...
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Joe Harris 'a lock' to make Cavaliers roster

There was a time early last season when the Cavaliers were strongly considering inserting Joe Harris into the team's starting lineup. It only happened once, and Harris' role diminished significantly as the season progressed.After a slow start in training camp, fans may be wondering if Cleveland might make better use of that roster spot. But according to Chris Haynes of Cleveland...
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Kansas, Bill Self Drop 2 Hilarious Fake DirecTV Ads

Believe it or not, it’s almost basketball season. Friday night, Kansas hosted its “Late Night At The Phog” event, which featured an assistant coach hitting a half-court shot to win a KU student $10,000. It also featured two ridiculous fake DirecTV ads with Bill Self as the subject. In the first clip, we have Kansas head coach Bill Self and graduate assistant Bill Self. In the...
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Video: Kansas Staffer Hits Half Court Shot To Win Student $10,000 During “Late Night At The Phog”

Kansas hosted its midnight madness event “Late Night at the Phog” on Friday, and it was a very lucrative event for one lucky Jayhawk student. Jerrod Martin Castro took home a check for $10,000, after Kansas director of basketball operations Brennan Bechard drilled a half-court shot on his behalf. Asst. coach Brennan Bechard wins KU student $10,000 from Bill Self after hitting...
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Henry Ellenson wins Marquette Madness dunk contest

Friday night was Marquette Madness at the Al McGuire Center.And what's a midnight madness event without a slam dunk contest?Marquette freshman Henry Ellenson, the highest-rated recruit from Steve Wojciechowski's 2015 incoming class, was named the winner after the 6-foot-10 forward threw down a between the legs dunk.Ellenson defeated teammates Sandy Cohen, Sacar Anim and Wally Ellenson...
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A torrent of sermonizing for Louisville basketball

Post from: A little over a week ago there were no visible hints of the scandal about to converge on the University of Louisville basketball program. No one connected to the program could have imagined the fallout from the accusations of an admitted prostitute. Life has changed, the controversy casting a cloud over the University one loves and supports, so much a part of our lives...
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VIDEO: Kentucky Wildcats Release “Let’s Ball” Hype Video

The Kentucky Wildcats went undefeated for most of last season before the Wisconsin Badgers killed their championship dreams in the Final Four. John Calipari has been very vocal about the fact that he doesn’t measure success with championship rings but with getting his players drafted into the NBA. Well, Calipari’s squad is looking much different this year. Andrew Harrison and...
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Kentucky gives sneak peek of ‘Let’s Ball’ documentary

John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats have been one of the most successful college basketball programs in recent years. Last year, just two wins away from a perfect season, they were upended by Wisconsin in the Final Four. However, the team was still proud of their wildly successful season. Kentucky is going to be releasing a documentary, titled “Let’s Ball,” to celebrate...
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Photo: North Carolina unveils new black uniform

The North Carolina Tar Heels are well known for their baby blue colors in their uniforms, but they are changing up the colors around the baby blue for the 2015-16 season. North Carolina unveiled their new black uniforms and it is obvious that the team likes them, as they should with how sleek they look. Check out the new photo that was posted to the UNC official Instagram account...
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North Carolina basketball unveils first ever black uniforms

North Carolina’s men’s basketball team will wear black for the first time in the program’s history this season.  The Tar Heels, who rarely stray from their classic Carolina Blue and White, unveiled an all-black uniform this afternoon.  They’ll wear it against UCLA Dec. 19 in Brooklyn.  UNC basketball will wear @jumpman23 black uniforms for the first time vs. UCLA...
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Louisville Basketball: From Promise to Meltdown

Oct 3, 2015; Louisville, KY, USA; Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino watches his team’s scrimmage at KFC YUM! Center. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports The University of Louisville basketball program has another basketball season quickly approaching. The onset of a new season is the time for most teams to be working on the last minute preps; working on defense...
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Georgia State's Ron Hunter dances at GSU Jam

One of the most memorable moments from the 2015 NCAA Tournament was Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter falling to the floor, celebrating his son's game-winning shot to upset 3rd-seeded Baylor.Four days earlier, Hunter tore his Achilles tendon after Georgia State won the Sun Belt Championship. When R.J. Hunter sunk a deep 3-pointer with only 2.5 seconds remaining in the Round of...
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Rick Pitino talks allegations, future with Louisville

The Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball program is now being rocked by allegations that former staffer Andre McGree hired escorts to entice recruits to commit to the university, which means that Hall of Fame head coach Rick Pitino is immediately in the crosshairs as speculation mounts about just how aware he was of everything that allegedly happened. Appearing on a local radio...
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2015-2016 Player Profile: Tim Priller

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’re taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster this month. Today, we continue our look at Indiana’s roster with Tim Priller. It didn’t take long for Tim Priller to become a fan favorite for the Indiana faithful who pack Assembly Hall. […] The post 2015-2016 Player Profile: Tim...
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Pitino Not Mentioned In President Ramsey’s Statement; Pitino Didn’t Seem Pleased

University of Louisville president James Ramsey issued a statement on Thursday evening regarding the men’s basketball program’s recent sex scandal. As you could expect, Ramsey maintained the university of aware of the allegations and that they and the NCAA are investigation. Strangely, Ramsey mentioned Tom Jurich, but did not mention Rick Pitino in his statement. […]
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Video: Kentucky Releases Sneak Peek At “Let’s Ball” Documentary About 2014-15 Basketball

Kentucky basketball may have lost to Wisconsin in the Final Four last year, but the Wildcats feel they accomplished quite a bit.  Fighting through adversity and coming together as a team, John Calipari’s 2014-15 team was a fun group to watch. And Thursday night, Kentucky gave us a sneak peek at the upcoming documentary “Let’s Ball,” highlighting the season. Kentucky is...
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Illini look to Hill, Nunn, but lose Black for 4-6 weeks

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois coach John Groce knows he wants juniors Malcolm Hill and Kendrick Nunn to become the leaders and top performers on a young, relatively inexperienced team. But even as he detailed the list of what he'd like those two to do, Groce had bad news. Sophomore Leron Black, the 6-7, 220-pound forward Illinois needs to be a rebounding force this season, will...
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Rick Pitino Irked By Louisville President Not Mentioning Him In Statement Regarding Scandal

University of Louisville president James Ramsey released a statement earlier today regarding the NCAA’s investigation into the men’s basketball program’s sex scandal.  Ramsey, 66, released a 174-word statement before he met with the school’s board of trustees. In the statement, he showed support for Cardinals’ athletic director Tom Jurich. He did not, though, mention...
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Early-season practice is accelerated at LSU because of summer tour, Keith Hornsby says | Video

The Tigers got 10 practice days before they left for a five-game exhibition tour
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John Calipari says Wildcats will be ugly to start season: ‘We stink’

Certain expectations come with perennial quests for 40-0, churning out heaps of NBA-level talent year in and year out like a pro factory, and being the biggest college basketball powerhouse in the nation today. The 2015-16 Kentucky Wildcats are apparently nowhere close to living up to those expectations just yet and head coach John Calipari...Read More
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Memphis PG Kedren Johnson might need season-ending surgery

Offseason woes for the Memphis basketball program have spilled over into the preseason.Gary Parrish of CBS Sports reported Thursday morning that Memphis senior guard Kedren Johnson is dealing with a shoulder injury. He can either play through the pain, or he can elect to undergo surgery. If he chooses the latter, his season will be over.The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 6.7 points and...
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Oklahoma's Buddy Hield named Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year

The Big 12 Conference announced its preseason awards on Thursday morning.Oklahoma senior Buddy Hield was picked to repeat as Big 12 Player of the Year. The 6-foot-4 guard 17.4 points and 5.4 rebounds per game for the Sooners during the 2014-15 season.Baylor's Rico Gathers, Kansas' Perry Ellis and Iowa State's Georges Niang, all first-team selections from a season ago, were also named...
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Former Louisville recruit confirms use of escorts

The Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball program has been rocked recently by allegations that a former assistant used escorts to lure recruits, and the team could now be in a bit of hot water as a former recruit basically confirmed that. Per Gary Parrish of CBS Sports, former Cardinals commit JaQuan Lyle confirmed the allegations to the NCAA that escorts were indeed used to try...
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Calipari on 2015-16 Kentucky basketball team: ‘We stink’

Kentucky Wildcats basketball coach John Calipari is expected to have one of the most talented rosters in college basketball, but he’s nowhere close to letting the team buy the preseason hype. According to Metz Camfield of, the seventh-year Kentucky coach said the Wildcats, as they currently stand, aren’t good yet. “This year’s team, as we speak, we stink...
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Report: Texas Basketball Lands 4-Star Center James Banks

When Shaka Smart took the job at Texas, college basketball fans were excited to see what he could do with blue chip talent. This morning, the Longhorns added another big time player to Smart’s future rosters. 6-foot-10 center James Banks, a four-star player out of La Lumiere School in Indiana, has reportedly committed to Texas. James Banks, a top 50 prospect, committed to Texas...
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