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Notre Dame's Demetrius Jackson Throws Down over Purdue's 7'2" Isaac Haas

Point guards can usually anticipate struggling to score in the paint on 7'2" centers, but not Notre Dame's Demetrius Jackson. Driving to the lane against the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday, Jackson threw down a vicious slam dunk over Purdue center Isaac Haas. Show More Summary

Kentucky Continues Flexing Its Muscles on the Big Stage with Demolition of UCLA

CHICAGO — John Calipari finished his press conference following Kentucky's drop-kicking of UCLA on Saturday afternoon by informing the media that his players are "not machines" and "not computers." No, the top-ranked Wildcats are just...Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Chronic Turnovers Have U-M Headed Toward Rock Bottom

The wheels on the Michigan bus haven’t fallen off just yet—but they’re barely hanging on by the thinnest of threads. Well, make that one thread, because Saturday’s 62-51 loss to Southern Methodist—the team's fourth straight—has the Wolverines...Show More Summary

Indiana Basketball: Improving Frontcourt Key to Success Going Forward

Things aren't as bleak as they once seemed for Indiana University basketball. While the sky was falling a few weeks ago with a home loss to Eastern Washington and a blowout defeat at the hands of Louisville, the Hoosiers have bounced...Show More Summary

UNC's Big Men Clearing the Way for Backcourt to Solve Consistency Issues

Even without three-point shooting, the University of North Carolina remains one of the better basketball teams in the country. No. 24 North Carolina absolutely dominated No. 12 Ohio State in the paint, winning by a score of 82-74 and...Show More Summary

Kentucky vs. UCLA: Score and Twitter Reaction for CBS Classic 2014

Kentucky had no interest in playing a close game before Christmas break. While the CBS Sports Classic matchup against UCLA was meant to feature a quality battle between storied programs, the Wildcats scored the first 24 points of the...Show More Summary

Kentucky Wildcats Hold UCLA to Single Digits in 1st Half, Lead 41-7

The Kentucky Wildcats are the No. 1 team in the nation for a reason, but going against a team like the UCLA Bruins, you'd at least expect the game to be close. Instead, the Wildcats completely dominated the Bruins in the first half, holding them to just seven points to take a 41-7 lead heading into halftime. Show More Summary

Villanova Basketball: Wildcats Affirm Elite Status with Gritty Win vs. Syracuse

In their 82-77 overtime victory over rival Syracuse University, the No. 7 Villanova University Wildcats were punched in the gut on numerous occasions. Instead of letting the Orange walk all over them in the second half like last season's...Show More Summary

Villanova Sneaks Past Syracuse with OT Win After Wild End to 2nd Half

The Villanova Wildcats looked like they were going to lose their first game of the season against the Syracuse Orange on Saturday, down five points with less than 15 seconds remaining. However, after making a three-pointer, the Wildcats forced a steal on the ensuing inbounds pass, leading to a game-tying layup to send the game to overtime at 69-69. Show More Summary

Syracuse vs. Villanova: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

Syracuse and Villanova may no longer be in the Big East together, but the rivalry remains plenty strong. The adversaries competed in another thrilling, back-and-forth battle Saturday afternoon, with the No. 7 Wildcats putting together...Show More Summary

UNC vs. Ohio State: Score and Twitter Reaction for CBS Sports Classic 2014

North Carolina earned perhaps its biggest win of the season with an 82-74 victory over Ohio State at the CBS Sports Classic in Chicago. Like they did in the loss to Louisville, the Buckeyes fought hard to turn a potential blowout into a respectable final. Show More Summary

Kentucky vs. UCLA: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction for CBS Classic 2014

Top-ranked Kentucky takes its power-packed platoon on the road for the inaugural CBS Sports Classic against UCLA this Saturday at the United Center in Chicago. It is the first meeting in eight years between the Wildcats (11-0) and UCLA...Show More Summary

North Carolina Tar Heels Rock 1980 Throwbacks for Matchup with Ohio State

The No. 24 North Carolina Tar Heels wanted to make sure they looked darn good for their showdown with the No. 12 Ohio State Buckeyes. To accomplish this feat, they chose to wear 1980s throwback uniforms, with Jordan Brand kicks. The Tar Heels are wearing 1980s throwback uniforms today with retro Jordan XI’s. Show More Summary

Louisville Forward Montrezl Harrell Throws Punch at Western Kentucky Opponent

Louisville forward Montrezl Harrell is averaging 17.0 points and 10.4 rebounds per game this season, but on Saturday morning, he may have brought his leadership into question. After going down, Harrell got up and threw a punch at Western Kentucky's Avery Patterson. Show More Summary

UNC vs. Ohio State: Live Score, Highlights, Reaction for CBS Sports Classic 2014

A pair of Top 25 teams badly in need of a win will do battle at the CBS Sports Classic in Chicago on Saturday afternoon, and you can follow live coverage right here. Both No. 12 Ohio State and No. 24 North Carolina are expected to be...Show More Summary

Cincinnati Coach Mick Cronin Diagnosed with Unruptured Aneurysm

The Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball team will be without head coach Mick Cronin Saturday as he deals with an unruptured aneurysm. According to, the 43-year-old coach will be away from the sidelines for an undetermined amount of time. Show More Summary

CBS Sports Classic 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, TV Info

Saturday may be the first day of college football’s bowl season, but its basketball counterpart is doing its best to divert some of that attention to the hardwood at the CBS Sports Classic. Only seven programs in the history of college...Show More Summary

Crossroads Classic 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, TV Info

The four biggest programs in the state of Indiana will battle for supremacy in the Crossroads Classic. While there is a lot of season left to be played, each of Indiana, Purdue, Notre Dame and Butler can feel good about what they have done over the last month. Show More Summary

Ranking the Most Dynamic Freshmen Scorers in College Basketball in 2014-15

The youngsters are putting quite a stamp on this young college basketball campaign. These elite freshmen, with their invisible ceilings, capture imaginations and headlines around the country. But their impact is also very real on the...Show More Summary

College Basketball 2014-15: Latest Rankings of the Top Conferences

The Big 12 remains the best college basketball conference in the country, but the bigger news might be that the Big Ten has slipped to No. 4 in our latest rankings of the top conferences. With the start of conference play only aboutShow More Summary

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