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Coverboys: Austin Conway and De’Ron Davis have accomplished great things

This story originally appeared in Mile High Sports Magazine. Read the full digital edition. What a difference a couple of years can make. In February 2015, Overland basketball standouts De’Ron Davis and Austin Conway graced the cover of Mile High Sports Magazine. They were the up-and-comers. The next great story for Colorado high school basketball. And there they stood. A couple...
Via Mile High Sports
17 minutes ago

Former Bball Player Takes Swipe At Ref From UM – Minnesota Game

  Former Michigan basketball player Zack Novak, like many other Wolverine fans, was not pleased with the officiating during Sunday’s Michigan – Minnesota game. Novak tweeted the following about Ted Valentine: The Wolverines were called for the most fouls (and the Gophers shot the most free throws) for any opponent in the 339 games coached by John Beilein, Brendan Quinn reports...
Via Diehardsport
43 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Basketball: How will Tom Izzo replace Eron Harris?

Michigan State basketball lost yet another scholarship senior to injury in Eron Harris, which leaves Tom Izzo even less to work with over the last month of the season. Both sides of the Eron Harris injury have come about from Michigan State fans and the media. One is that his absence won’t change the team […] Michigan State Basketball: How will Tom Izzo replace Eron Harris? ...
Via Spartan Avenue
1 hour ago

Freep Column: Does MSU freshman Nick Ward’s game translate to the NBA?

Jameson Draper is an MSU writer for the Michigan-based sports website isportsweb.com. His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press or its writers. Read isportsweb’s column every week and follow the MSU isportsweb team on Twitter @isportsMSU. One of the undertones of this tumultuous Michigan State basketball season has been freshman big man Nick Ward....
Via isportsweb.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech Basketball Tale of the Tape: Iowa State Cyclones (17-9, 9-5)

Texas Tech returns home to take on the Cyclones in a big game. Texas Tech is coming off of a double overtime loss to #9 West Virginia. Once again Tech will have to respond if they want to keep their slim tournament hopes alive. The Red Raiders lost to Iowa State in their first Big 12 Conference game earlier in the season but can they beat them at home this time? Tune into ESPNU...
Via Viva The Matadors
1 hour ago

Kentucky Basketball: Wildcat Blue Nation’s All-Calipari Team

The writers here at Wildcat Blue Nation have been in talks to construct the best team possible for an All-Calipari Kentucky Basketball team. In an interview with Bleacher Report, John Calipari constructed his own team made of his former Kentucky Basketball players. When asked if a team assembled from only his Kentucky players, could win […] Kentucky Basketball: Wildcat Blue Nation’s...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
9 hours ago

WATCH: White & Thompson at Georgia Tech Postgame

Syracuse men's basketball's Andrew White III and Taurean Thompson following the Orange's 71-65 loss at Georgia Tech.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: DeMarcus Cousins joining Anthony Davis in New Orleans

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky basketball fans have a new favorite NBA team: the Pelicans. On a wild night for two former Wildcats, DeMarcus Cousins found out he’s finally escaping toxic Sacramento and Anthony Davis learned he’s finally getting some help in New Orleans. The Kings have agreed to trade Cousins to Davis’ Pelicans, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported just before...
Via SEC Country
10 hours ago

Game 27: Michigan at Minnesota Recap

Michigan battled against Minnesota, forcing overtime despite trailing by 6 points with 1:17 to play, but it wasn’t enough to escape with a road victory. The Wolverines played nearly flawless offense in the second half, but couldn’t get out of the way of their own mistakes some frustrating officiating on the road. I’ll avoid one of John Gasaway’s four dullest topics in...
Via UM Hoops
11 hours ago

From bad to worse: Georgia basketball losses Yante Maten

Yante Maten, the leading scorer of the Georgia basketball team, sprained his right knee just minutes into Saturday’s game with the Kentucky Wildcats. As if the 2016-17 Georgia basketball season couldn’t get any worse, the best player on the team and one of the best in the nation, Yante Maten, gets injured and will likely […] From bad to worse: Georgia basketball losses Yante...
Via Dawn of the Dawg
11 hours ago

Video: John Beilein talks loss at Minnesota

John Beilein wouldn’t comment directly on officiating, but was obviously peeved after the Wolverines allowed 41 free throw attempts in their loss at Minnesota. The post Video: John Beilein talks loss at Minnesota appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
12 hours ago

Utah drops head scratcher at Oregon State, 68-67

Well, at least they're consistent with not being able to take care of the ball, as Utah dropped to Oregon State 68-67 in Corvallis, giving the Beavers their first Pac-12 win. Utah turned over the ball 17 times against OSU, and had two awful stretches of basketball that doomed them. First, the Utes dug themselves a 10 point hole to open the game, with some ugly offense. Then, Utah...
Via Block U
12 hours ago

WATCH: Georgia Tech's Ben Lammers Continues Breakout Season In Win Over Syracuse

Georgia Tech center Ben Lammers had a dominating performance in the big win over Syracuse, scoring 23 points while grabbing 7 rebounds and blocking an impressive 7 shots! Lammers has truly had a breakout season for the Yellow Jackets. Watch his best plays against the Orange right here.
Via ACC Digital Network
12 hours ago

Minnesota outlasts Michigan 83-78 in overtime

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jordan Murphy had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Eric Curry scored all 12 of his points in the second half to lift Minnesota to its fifth straight victory, 83-78 in overtime over Michigan on Sunday night. Reggie Lynch added 11 points and eight rebounds while battling foul trouble for most of the night for the Golden Gophers (20-7, 8-6 Big Ten), who overcame a furious...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gophers outlast Michigan in OT, win fifth straight

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jordan Murphy had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Eric Curry scored all 12 of his points in the second half to lift Minnesota to its fifth straight victory, 83-78 in overtime over Michigan on Sunday night. Reggie Lynch added 11 points and eight rebounds while battling foul trouble for most of the night for the Golden Gophers (20-7, 8-6 Big Ten), who overcame a furious...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech: The Yellow Jackets continue to be the biggest surprise in the ACC this season as they topped the Orange at home, 71-65. Ben Lammers dominated the paint for Georgia Tech to the tune of 23 points and 7 blocked shots. Taurean Thompson led all Cuse scorers with 18 points.
Via ACC Digital Network
13 hours ago

Murphy, Minnesota outlast Michigan, 83-78

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Jordan Murphy had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Eric Curry scored all 12 of his points in the second half to lift Minnesota to its fifth straight victory, 83-78 in overtime over Michigan on Sunday night. Reggie Lynch added 11 points and eight rebounds while battling foul trouble for most of the night for the Golden Gophers (20-7, 8-6 Big Ten), who overcame a furious...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego State holds off UNLV for a 77-64 Victory

Aztecs push win streak to 10 over the Rebels When asked about the UNLV-SDSU rivalry Aztecs sophomore Jeremy Hemsley replied, “it’s just another game.” Excuse the young Hemsley for not knowing what San Diego State versus UNLV meant, since he’s been an Aztec his team has won by a margin of 19.25 points after today’s 13-point win. The victory was the tenth straight for San...
Via Mountain West Connection
13 hours ago

Georgia Tech Holds On In Front Of Raucous Crowd

The Jackets weathered a late challenge by the Orange I went to Georgia Tech for 4 and a half years. I went to a lot of games. It was so quiet against Presbyterian that I nearly had a conversation with their coach from across the floor. I watched us lose to ETSU on a buzzer beater along with about 60 other people. I watched an ugly game against Wake Forest on a lazy Sunday afternoon...
Via From the Rumble Seat
13 hours ago

WATCH: Coach Boeheim Press Conference | Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech

Head coach Jim Boeheim discusses Sunday's loss to Georgia Tech.
Via Syracuse Orange Athletics
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lammers too much for Orange, leads Georgia Tech to big win

ATLANTA (AP) Ben Lammers scored 23 points, Tadric Jackson added 20 points and Georgia Tech held off a late charge by Syracuse to win 71-65 on Sunday. The Yellow Jackets (16-11, 7-7 ACC) improved to 6-1 at home in league play, but had to do so with nearly half of sold-out McCamish Pavilion packed with loud Syracuse fans. They proved up to the test as Lammers dominated on both...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manhattan pulls away from Quinnipiac for 95-74 win

RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) Zane Waterman scored 26 points, Calvin Crawford added 22 more and Manhattan rolled to a 95-74 win over Quinnipiac on Sunday night. Aaron Walker Jr. got 20 points and Zavier Turner had 10 as Manhattan pulled away with 60 percent shooting over the final 20 minutes. Waterman was 8 for 13 overall and had seven rebounds, while Crawford finished with four 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Taylor scores 28, leads Rider to upset win at Iona, 103-85

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Jimmie Taylor scored 28 points and Rider snapped a two-game losing skid by upsetting Iona, 103-85 in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference battle Sunday. The Broncs topped 100 points for the second time in four games. Rider beat Quinnipiac 112-107 February 11. The loss knocked Iona (18-11, 11-7) out of a second-place tie with St. Peter's, which beat Fairfield...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas hopes to end 3-game skid at No. 9 WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Elijah Macon acknowledged his 17 points and 12 rebounds against Texas Tech seemingly "came out of nowhere." No. 9 West Virginia hopes those types of performances become more common, especially with Monday's matchup looming against Texas freshman phenom Jarrett Allen. Macon's 7-of-8 shooting while playing a career-high 33 minutes boosted the Mountaineers to...
Via FOX Sports
14 hours ago

Johnson and Johnson lead W. Kentucky past UAB 76-64

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Justin Johnson scored 26 points on 12-for-17 shooting and grabbed 14 rebounds while Que Johnson made 8 of 12 shots and added 22 points as Western Kentucky handled UAB in a 76-64 win on Sunday. Western Kentucky built a 44-30 lead at the half on 17-for-30 shooting including 6 for 11 from 3-point range. Que Johnson had 17 points on near-perfect shooting, going...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss
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