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Sir'Dominic Pointer of St. John's Steals Outlet Pass, Throws It Down on Defender

Not only does St. John's senior Sir'Dominic Pointer have the best name in college basketball, he can also proudly claim he had one of Wednesday's best dunks. Porter stole an outlet pass from Minnesota's Elliott Eliason and needed just one dribble to set up a nasty poster dunk on the 6'11" center. Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Early-Season Growing Pains Nothing for U-M to Worry About

Michigan lost the Legends Classic championship game Tuesday night to Villanova because it is young—well, that and because JayVaughn Pinkston upended Zak Irvin’s attempt at last-second heroics. But that’s beside the point. The No. 19-ranked Wolverines’ 60-55 setback to the No. Show More Summary

Furman Player Comes Up Short on Open Dunk vs. Duke, Misses 2 Subsequent Shots

Furman's Stephen Croone got a chance to play against Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium on national television on Wednesday. Instead of taking advantage of the big stage, he had a pretty embarrassing sequence of events in the second half. Show More Summary

Kentucky, UCLA Finalizing Home-and-Home Series Starting in 2015

Two of the most celebrated programs in college basketball history are reportedly going to be seeing a lot of each other over the next several years. According to ESPN.com's Andy Katz, UCLA and Kentucky, who are already scheduled to meet Dec. Show More Summary

King's Court: Gonzaga Flying Under Radar, Too Good for Another Early Flameout

NEW YORK — Away from the fans and the media, behind the doors of locked gyms whose locations are well-guarded, the narratives of the college basketball season to come are revealed. Usually held at a neutral site in late October, "secret...Show More Summary

Same Old Problems Plaguing New-Look North Carolina After Upset Loss to Butler

It didn't take long for the Battle 4 Atlantis to produce a shocking upset with No. 5 North Carolina losing by a score of 74-66 to unranked Butler. So much for that dream final between North Carolina and Wisconsin, huh? Already, Butler looks nothing like it did last season, when the Bulldogs posted a 14-17 record. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Early Concerns for Tar Heels in 2014-15

In the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, everything Tar Heels fans worry about—read: everything that went so horribly last year—reared its ugly head in the game against Butler. The final score wasn't indicative of the struggle. Show More Summary

10 College Basketball Coaches Currently on the Hot Seat

If you follow college sports, you already know that coaching jobs are one of the least stable professions for an individual to take. As seen in the cases of Billy Donovan, John Calipari, Tom Izzo, Mike Krzyzewski, Rick Pitino and Bill...Show More Summary

UNC vs. Butler: Score and Twitter Reaction for Bulldogs' Upset Win

Some things never change. Whether it's Brad Stevens, Brandon Miller or Chris Holtmann leading the way as head coach, Butler will always be a dangerous threat in tournament play. The Bulldogs proved that once again Wednesday afternoon, dominating No. Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Soft Interior Defense Will Be Wolverines' Achilles' Heel

While a narrow loss at the Legends Classic can be overlooked in most circumstances, looking deeper into the problems could be cause for panic at Michigan. The Wolverines had a solid showing on paper, defeating Oregon 70-63 in the semifinals...Show More Summary

JayVaughn Pinkston Saves Villanova with Poster Block Against Michigan

JayVaughn Pinkston stopped what should’ ve been an unstoppable play Tuesday night, swatting away a tournament-winning dunk from Michigan in the waning moments of the game. CBS Sports’ Sam Vecenie (h/t The Dagger’s Jeff Eisenberg ) uploaded...Show More Summary

Maui Invitational 2014: Updated Schedule, TV Info and Predictions

The only thing more beautiful than the Hawaiian sunsets that come across your television screen during the Maui Invitational may be the actual basketball on the court. College hoops fans will be treated to a pre -Thanksgiving treat on Wednesday, as two Top 15 teams square off for the Maui Invitational championship. Show More Summary

Green Bay vs. FGCU: Preview for 2014 Gulf Coast Showcase Championship

When the Green Bay Phoenix (3-1) square off against the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (5-0) in the final of the 2014 Gulf Coast Showcase tournament, college basketball fans will be treated to a marquee matchup. While both Green Bay and Florida...Show More Summary

Orlando Classic 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

There might not be an early-season tournament with more uncertainty and intrigue than the 2014 Orlando Classic. In most years, you can pencil Kansas and Michigan State to a high seed in the NCAA tournament and assume they will win most...Show More Summary

Las Vegas Invitational 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Despite the trip likely being more fun for the fans than the players, the Las Vegas Invitational is set to feature some exciting basketball. Each of the four main teams involved has dreams of making the NCAA tournament. While there is...Show More Summary

Wooden Legacy 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Although the Wooden Legacy lacks the hype of some of the other early-season tournaments, there are teams that can surprise this season. Sure, none of the squads are currently ranked in either major poll. This often causes fans to overlook the event and instead watch other tournaments and reruns of Seinfeld. Show More Summary

Mark Turgeon Escaping Hot Seat as Maryland Turns Tide Behind Talented Freshmen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As soon as Maryland secured the rebound that sealed a win over No. 13 Iowa State on Tuesday night, Mark Turgeon turned toward his bench and let out a "Yes!" The only thing missing from the moment, and the celebration...Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: What Orange Must Do to Be Ready for Michigan Showdown

The last time we saw the Syracuse Orange on the national stage, they fell to Cal by 14 points at the 2K Classic in New York. On December 2, the Orange will light up the marquee once again when they visit Ann Arbor to face No. 19 Michigan...Show More Summary

Oregon's Elgin Cook Decides Against Dunking on Fast Break, Flails Wildly Instead

Oregon's Elgin Cook bit off a little more than he could chew during a fast break Tuesday against VCU, and the result was unintentionally hilarious. After coming up with a great steal around half court with just under 10 minutes to play...Show More Summary

Michigan vs. Villanova: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction for Legends Classic

Michigan and Villanova survived Monday's festivities and have earned the right to meet Tuesday night during the Legends Classic championship at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The No. 19-ranked Wolverines used late free throws and spurts...Show More Summary

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