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Videos: Florida Created Cool NBA Jam-Style Promos For Tuesday’s ’90s Night Game

Tomorrow’s Florida-Ole Miss basketball game is “’90s Night” in Gainesville, and the Gators have been posting really cool NBA Jam-style promo clips for the special event on their Instagram page. Between Dorian Finney-Smith jumping off the screen for a huge baseline slam, and Chris Chiozza catching literal fire, these “Gator Jam” videos are pretty awesome. Tuesday...
Via College Spun
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Chicago Weekly Awards, Feb. 8

Every week The Catch and Shoot will name a Player of the Week, Freshman of the Week, Team of the Week and Game of the Week from the five Division I schools in the Chicago area. Here are the winners for the 12th week of the season (Feb. 1-Feb. 8):   Player of the Week Myke Henry, DePaul Henry averaged 24.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per game in two outings last week. The 6-foot-6 Chicago...
Via The Catch and Shoot
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Cook Shares Ivy Player of the Week Honors

Princeton junior Steven Cook erupted for 48 points over Princeton's weekend sweep, upping his season-best scoring total twice as the Tigers kept pace in the Ivy race.
Via GoPrincetonTigers.com
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Men’s Basketball: McKay to miss Texas Tech game

Iowa State senior Jameel McKay will not play Wednesday against Texas Tech, ISU coach Steve Prohm said Monday.

Butler's Kelan Martin named Big East Player of the Week

Butler forward Roosevelt Jones may have notched a triple-double in Saturdays win over St. John's, but teammate Kelan Martin took home Big East Player of the Week honors.Martin, the favorite for Big East Sixth Man of the Year, recorded a career-high 35 points in a win over Georgetown on Tuesday night. He followed that with a team-high 18 points against the Red Storm.This is the second...
Via Fox Sports
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Hamilton Top Player, Adams Top Rookie, In AAC Weekly Honors

UConn is challenging for the top spot in the American Athletic Conference, and after a series of impressive wins, recognition is coming to the Huskies' difference-makers. On Monday, Daniel Hamilton was named AAC player of the week, and Jalen Adams rookie of the week. UConn defeated Memphis 77-57...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
1 hour ago

Big Ten Power Rankings: February 8th, 2016

Welcome to our Big Ten Power Rankings where we examine the conference on a weekly basis and attempt to rank the conference and provide some insight about each team. 1. Iowa (10-1) Iowa is the class of the Big Ten. Not only do the Hawkeyes lead the conference in win-loss record, they have the league’s best efficiency margin and have played a stronger schedule than any other team...
Via UM Hoops
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Jeff Jacobs: Pain Of Louisville Basketball Scandal Spreads Unfairly To Some Players

STORRS — He's right in theory. Even though Rick Pitino is up to his ears in a tawdry sex scandal that threatens his job, his athletic director's job, his president's job and his school's reputation, he does have a good point. Players who had nothing to do with a college athletic program's infractions...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
8 hours ago

Rick Pitino is Wrong About NCAA Justice

It comes up nearly every time a high-profile program runs seriously afoul of the NCAA’s Byzantine set of rules and regulations governing the multibillion-dollar college sports industrial complex. Scholarships get docked, postseason bans are implemented and complaints start ringing out about such a hamfisted system of justice. Not surprisingly, college hoops legend Rick Pitino became...
Via Bloguin Best
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Rick Pitino is Wrong About NCAA Justice

It comes up nearly every time a high-profile program runs seriously afoul of the NCAA’s Byzantine set of rules and regulations governing the multibillion-dollar college sports industrial complex. Scholarships get docked, postseason bans are implemented and complaints start ringing out about such a hamfisted system of justice. Not surprisingly, college hoops legend Rick Pitino became...
Via The Student Section
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

DUCKS STUFF UTES 76-66

TUCSON, AZ – JANUARY 28: Dillon Brooks #24 of the Oregon Ducks drives the ball past Ryan Anderson #12 of the Arizona Wildcats during the second half of the college basketball game at McKale Center on January 28, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona. The Ducks defeated the Wildcats 83-75. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)        By Eric Sloat Utah head coach, Larry Krystowiak had...
Via The Duck Stops Here
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How Louisville basketball bungled their self-imposed ban

Senior guards Damion Lee and Trey Lewis had never played in an NCAA tournament game their entire careers. Both took advantage of the fifth year graduate transfer rule after last year and committed to the University of Louisville looking for a chance to guide the Cardinals to an NCAA tournament berth and get to live their dreams of playing in March Madness. On Friday February 5...
Via isportsweb.com
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Cobb, Milin lead Fairfield to 80-70 victory over Manhattan

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Curtis Cobb scored 20 points and Matija Milin added a career-high 19 points plus nine rebounds to lead Fairfield to an 80-70 victory over Manhattan on Sunday. Tyler Nelson scored 12 points, including the Stags' last six at the free-throw line in the final 30 seconds. Jerry Johnson Jr. made three 3-pointers and scored 11 points for Fairfield (13-11, 7-7 Metro...
Via AP on Fox
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Curry's 31 helps James Madison beat Hofstra 98-95 in OT

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Ron Curry had seven 3-pointers and a career-high 31 points and Shakir Brown had eight of his 15 in overtime as James Madison defeated Hofstra 98-95 on Sunday. Curry's 3-pointer with 16 seconds left in regulation forced overtime as the Dukes rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit. He hit four free throws in the last 38 seconds of OT. Ameen Tanksley missed...
Via AP on Fox
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Birt leads Tulsa over Houston 77-63

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Pat Birt matched his season high of 27 points and Tulsa beat Houston 77-63 on Sunday. Birt was 10 of 18 from the field, including 5 of 10 on 3-pointers, for the Golden Hurricane (15-8, 7-4 American), who shot 52 percent, 42 percent from the arc, and outrebounded the Cougars 32-23. James Woodard added 15 points as Tulsa won for the seventh time in its last nine...
Via AP on Fox
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Brooks scores 30 as No. 16 Oregon beats Utah 76-66

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Dillon Brooks had 30 points and nine assists, both career highs, to lead No. 16 Oregon to a 76-66 victory over Utah on Sunday. Chris Boucher added 15 points and Elgin Cook had 12 for the Ducks (20-4, 9-2 Pac-12), who won their sixth consecutive game and 22nd straight at home, one shy of the school record. Brooks, who had the first 30-point game for Oregon this...
Via AP on Fox
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Peter Jok nets 23 points to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Just over three minutes into the second half, Iowa's Peter Jok stole the ball from Illinois guard Khalid Lewis and glided to the other end of the court for a two-handed dunk.It was part of a 5-minute span after halftime in which the junior scored seven of the fifth-ranked Hawkeyes' points, pushing their lead to 15 and delivering a blow the Illini wouldn't recover...
Via AP on Fox
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Billikens fall 65-62 to St. Bonaventure on 3-point buzzer-beater

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. -- Jaylen Adams hit a last-second 3-pointer to give St. Bonaventure a 65-62 victory over Saint Louis on Sunday.The Billikens tied it with 16 seconds left after Mike Crawford scored on a backdoor layup off a feed from Jermaine Bishop. After a timeout, Marcus Posley let the clock run down before passing to Adams on the wing for the winner.Adams had 19 points and...
Via AP on Fox
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Adams' 3-pointer gives Bonnies 65-62 win over Billikens

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) Jaylen Adams hit a last-second 3-pointer to give St. Bonaventure a 65-62 victory over Saint Louis on Sunday. The Billikens tied it with 16 seconds left after Mike Crawford scored on a backdoor layup off a feed from Jermaine Bishop. After a timeout, Marcus Posley let the clock run down before passing to Adams on the wing for the winner. Adams had 19...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milton, Moore help No. 12 SMU rout South Florida 92-58

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Shake Milton scored 22 points and Nic Moore added 17 as No. 12 SMU rebounded from its second loss of the season with a 92-58 rout of struggling South Florida on Sunday. The Mustangs (20-2, 9-2 American Athletic Conference) shrugged off a three-point road loss to Houston by matching their season high with 14 3-pointers and shooting 60 percent overall. They never...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five Key Plays: Michigan State 89, Michigan 73

For the second time in five days, the Michigan basketball team was embarrassed on its home court by a rival. This time, the opponent was No. 10 Michigan State, and the Wolverines were throttled from start to finish. A day after a drubbing that saw the Spartans lead by as much as 30 and empty the bench well before the final buzzer sounded, we look at the five key plays from the game...
Via UM Hoops
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sheldon McClellan's 22 points helps Miami hold off Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) -- Sheldon McClellan scored 22 points and Ja'Quan Newton hit a huge 3-pointer to lead No. 17 Miami to its fifth win in six games, 75-68 over Georgia Tech on Sunday.In a game that was tight all the way, the Hurricanes (18-4, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) were clinging to a 63-60 lead with the shot clock running down when Newton hurled up a desperation shot from the corner...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

McClellan, Newton lead No. 17 Miami past Georgia Tech 75-68

ATLANTA (AP) Sheldon McClellan scored 22 points and Ja'Quan Newton hit a huge 3-pointer to lead No. 17 Miami to its fifth win in six games, 75-68 over Georgia Tech on Sunday. In a game that was tight all the way, the Hurricanes (18-4, 7-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) were clinging to a 63-60 lead with the shot clock running down when Newton hurled up a desperation shot from the...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jok scores 23 to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois, 77-65

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Peter Jok scored 23 points and Jarrod Uthoff added 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois 77-65 on Sunday. Jok took over early in the second half, scoring seven of the first 10 points for Hawkeyes (19-4, 10-1 Big Ten) and led them to a 48-36 lead with 16:48 to play. Iowa would push the lead to as many as 20 points midway through the half...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino: Don’t Blame Dr. Ramsey

Just 24-hours after learning that they’d not be able to compete in post-season play, Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals picked up a 79-47 win over Boston College. Louisville was in control from start to finish, but the actual game wasn’t the biggest topic in the post-game press conference. As you could expect, Rick Pitino
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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