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College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Week 11 Top 25

If you're a fan of ranked teams waging war against one another, you were treated to a fun week of college basketball. In total, there were nine games in which both teams had little numbers to the left of their names, including seven where both teams were ranked in the AP Top 15. Show More Summary

Buying or Selling Each Top 10 Team as a National Championship Contender

Verily in college basketball, verily I say, is the dead of winter when early-spring blossoms begin to germinate. The tournament is when everything comes to fruition, but now is the hard stuff. The tilling and the hoeing and the planting and the watering, and whatever else. Show More Summary

Saint Mary's vs. Gonzaga: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The last remaining unbeaten team in college basketball puts that perfect record on the line in a West Coast Conference showdown on Saturday night. The fifth-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs (16-0, 4-0 WCC ) host the No. 21 Saint Mary's Gaels (15-1, 5-0) in their first meeting with both teams ranked since January 2009. Show More Summary

Baylor vs. Kansas State: Score and Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

No. 1 Baylor got back to winning ways Saturday afternoon with a 77-68 victory over No. 25 Kansas State at Bramlage Coliseum. Baylor, which improved to 16-1, was coming off its first loss of the season, which came against No. 10 WestShow More Summary

CSU's Emmanuel Omogbo Involved in Postgame Altercation with New Mexico Coaches

Colorado State Rams forward Emmanuel Omogbo was involved in a postgame altercation with members of the New Mexico Lobos coaching staff following his team's 84-71 loss Saturday afternoon. The Albuquerque Journal's Geoff Grammer captured...Show More Summary

Excellence Defined: UConn Women Make History Again with 91-Game Win Streak

Connecticut wasn't satisfied with leading SMU by 24 points at the end of the first quarter, 26 at the end of the half, 35 at the end of the third Saturday afternoon. UConn refused to give an inch until the final buzzer sounded. With the 88-48 win, the top-ranked women’s basketball team ascended into hoops immortality. Show More Summary

UConn Women's Basketball Breaks NCAA Record with 91st Straight Win

There aren't many guarantees in sports, but the Connecticut Huskies women's basketball team remains the safest bet. UConn defeated SMU 88-48 on Saturday, extending its historic winning streak to 91 games. Per the Associated Press Top 25's Twitter account, the Huskies broke their own NCAA record of 90 straight wins. More to follow. Show More Summary

FSU vs. UNC: Score and Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

The No. 11 North Carolina Tar Heels handed the No. 9 Florida State Seminoles their second loss of the season Saturday, winning 96-83 at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. UNC improved to 16-3 and was led by juniorShow More Summary

Duke Must Get More Disciplined to Stop Slump After Loss to Louisville

Without veteran leader Amile Jefferson and longtime head coach Mike Krzyzewski, the No. 7 Duke Blue Devils played some of their sloppiest basketball in years en route to a 78-69 loss to the No. 14 Louisville Cardinals. Louisville's defense has made a lot of normally-strong opposing offenses look silly this season. Show More Summary

Duke vs. Louisville: Score and Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

Louisville (15-3, 3-2) pulled away in the final five minutes to score a much-needed 78-69 victory over Duke (14-4, 2-3) in a Top 15 battle Saturday afternoon at the KFC Yum! Center. Anas Mahmoud led the charge for the 14th-ranked Cardinals with a season-high 17 points to go along with 11 rebounds. Show More Summary

Florida State vs. UNC: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Justin Jackson and the No. 11 North Carolina Tar Heels will host the ninth-ranked Florida State Seminoles in a Saturday afternoon ACC showdown. Florida State (16-1, 4-0 ACC ) has soared into the national conversation behind Dwayne Bacon, Jonathan Isaac and Xavier Rathan -Mayes. Show More Summary

Duke vs. Louisville: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The latest showdown between ranked opponents in the deepest conference in college basketball comes to us at noon ET, as the No. 7 Duke Blue Devils visit the No. 14 Louisville Cardinals. Plenty of attention has been paid to Duke for all the wrong reasons this season. Show More Summary

College Basketball Players Opposing Fans Love to Hate in 2016-17

Many college basketball fans are incredibly loyal to a particular team, often one from a school they attended or the community they live in. And an unwritten rule to such fandom is to greatly dislike the players on other teams, particularly...Show More Summary

2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket: Latest Projection of the Field of 68

The reigning national champion Villanova Wildcats are the projected No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA tournament with less than two months remaining in the 2016-17 men's college basketball season. Joining Villanova on the top line are Kansas, Kentucky and...Florida State? You read that right. Show More Summary

Geno Auriemma Says He Previously Nearly Left UConn Women's Basketball Team

Having already conquered the women's game, Connecticut Huskies head coach Geno Auriemma nearly made the jump to the men's game more than a decade ago. In an interview with Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari on his Cal Cast podcast...Show More Summary

Tevin Mack Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The struggling Texas Longhorns basketball team is facing another obstacle this season, as star sophomore Tevin Mack has been suspended indefinitely. Per the Longhorn Network, Mack was suspended Thursday for an unspecified violation of team rules. This is not the first time Mack has been disciplined by the team and head coach Shaka Smart. Show More Summary

Midseason 2016-17 All-America Teams for College Basketball

We've reached the midpoint of the 2016-17 college basketball season, with the NCAA tournament only about two months away. That means it's time to take stock of what we've seen so far, which also involves singling out the best players in the game to date. Our midseason All-America teams includes 15 players, five each on a trio of teams. Show More Summary

Butler vs. Creighton: Score and Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

In what was supposed to be a close battle of elite Big East teams, No. 8 Creighton instead cruised to a 75-64 victory over No. 12 Butler. The Blue Jays led by as many as 25 points in the second half before taking their foot off the gas, but they did more than enough to earn one of their biggest wins of the year. Maurice Watson Jr. Show More Summary

John Calipari's New Sales Pitch: Become a One-and-a-Half-and-Done Player

Another season of college basketball in Lexington, Kentucky, another innovation by head coach John Calipari that could change the game. On Saturday, Hamidou Diallo, an absurdly athletic 18-year-old shooting guard from New York City who's ranked 10th in his class, committed to play basketball at the University of Kentucky. Show More Summary

FSU's Dennis Gates Comments on Grayson Allen's Controversial Play

During Tuesday night's 88-72 loss to Florida State, Duke guard Grayson Allen flew into the Seminoles bench to try to save a loose ball and made contact with assistant coach Dennis Gates, appearing to push the coach. On Wednesday, however,...Show More Summary

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