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The Most Overachieving NCAA Basketball Players So Far in 2014-15

The long offseason that college basketball has gave us a lot of time to look ahead to 2014-15, much of which was spent trying to figure out which players and teams would be expected to excel. Everyone else, well, they pretty much got...Show More Summary

King's Court: Battle of the Bridesmaids—Who's No. 2 Behind Kentucky?

So dominant, deep and talented are the Kentucky Wildcats that it’s probably safe to etch their name in permanent marker at the top of every Top 25 ballot that’s distributed for the rest of the season. No one can come close to matching...Show More Summary

Arizona vs. UNLV: Score and Twitter Reaction for Runnin' Rebels' Upset Win

UNLV's first three losses on the season all came against the Pac-12, but Dave Rice's squad saved its best for the conference's top team. The Runnin' Rebels outscored No. 3 Arizona 15-6 in the game's final seven minutes Tuesday night,...Show More Summary

Stanford vs. Texas: Score and Twitter Reaction for Cardinal's Upset Win

The college basketball season has already featured several huge upsets, and Tuesday night was no exception. Stanford went into Texas and took down the No. 9 Longhorns, 74-71, in overtime to claim one of the biggest upsets of the year. SportsCenter...Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines' Biggest Concerns Ahead of B1G Play

Order isn ’t restored by any means, but stopping a losing streak at four games is certainly better than discussing the fallout that accompanies a five-game slide—just ask Michigan, which bounced back from a quartet of setbacks by jumping...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Keys to Beating Louisville in Rivalry Showdown

One game. One measly game. That could very well be the only thing separating the 2014-15 Kentucky Wildcats basketball team from an undefeated regular season. After all, John Calipari’s squad only has one more contest against a ranked...Show More Summary

Fordham Basketball: After a Lost Night at Barclays, a Chance to Rebound

Last month, Fordham was shocked in its own gym in consecutive games against what were thought to be inferior opponents. On Nov. 23, UMass Lowell came into the Rose Hill Gym and dealt the Rams one of their most bitter defeats in recent memory. Show More Summary

Rodney Purvis: Connecticut Basketball's Most Important Player

As the Connecticut Huskies cut down the nets after winning last season’s NCAA title game over the Kentucky Wildcats, Rodney Purvis celebrated with his teammates despite being unable to play a single minute due to NCAA transfer rules. A...Show More Summary

6'1" LMU Guard Evan Payne Reaches Back, Throws Down Huge Slam vs. Wichita State

Loyola Marymount's Evan Payne certainly left his mark when he got a chance to play against one of the nation's best teams (Wichita State) on Monday night. Late in the first half, the 6'1" Lions guard threw down a highlight-reel dunk on the Shockers' Ron Baker. Show More Summary

Ranking the Best Moments of the John Calipari-Rick Pitino Rivalry

When Kentucky visits Louisville on Saturday, it's not just a matchup of unbeaten and highly ranked teams that have mostly demolished every opponent to get in their way this season. It's also the latest clash between two of the game's...Show More Summary

10 College Basketball Teams Most Impacted by Injuries in 2014-15

For as much as painful losses hurt for players and fans, there are truly few worse things in sports than injuries. That is especially the case in college sports. The future of a young man or woman is at stake every time he or she takes...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' Biggest Concerns Ahead of Conference Play

North Carolina played a superb game against the 2-3 zone of the Ohio State Buckeyes in its last contest. With just two more games remaining before the new year and the start of ACC matchups, UNC is on a high note. However, it doesn't pay to get too optimistic when considering ACC basketball. Show More Summary

Dwayne Polee Injury: Updates on San Diego St Forward After Collapsing on Court

San Diego State senior forward Dwayne Polee II collapsed on the court on Monday night during the second half of a game against UC Riverside. According to Mark Zeigler of U-T San Diego, Polee began running toward the sideline to follow his man on defense before he stumbled and fell to the ground. Show More Summary

Moore Hoops: Loaded but Youthful UNC Could Be Next Year's No. 1

CHICAGO — The microscope that follows North Carolina basketball makes it difficult to pull back and look at the big picture of the program. It's just too easy to focus on the shooting troubles of Marcus Paige, the three losses that have...Show More Summary

Kansas vs. Temple: Score and Twitter Reaction For Owls' Upset Win

The No. 10 Kansas Jayhawks were stunned by Temple on Monday night in Philadelphia, falling 77-52 to the unranked Owls. Temple fans inside the Wells Fargo Center rushed the court following the victory: Jesse Morgan, Will Cummings andShow More Summary

Winners and Losers from the AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings in Week 7

In college basketball's final AP Top 25 before Christmas, all nine undefeated teams found their way into the poll. Colorado State and TCU were on the outside looking in one week ago, but those schools got a lot of help this past week in the form of bad losses for Miami and Michigan State. Show More Summary

AP College Basketball Poll 2014: Complete Week 7 Rankings Released

Another week, another strikingly similar Associated Press Top 25 poll. For a second straight week, the entire Top 10 in the AP rankings remained intact, with the biggest changes coming outside of the best teams. Kentucky throttled its way to a win over UCLA and looked every bit the part of a unanimous No. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Burning Questions for Blue Devils During Long Break

Duke is in the midst of its second extended break from game action this month, off for 11 days between its win over Connecticut and the next contest Dec. 29 against Toledo. This follows a 12-day hiatus earlier in December, as the Blue...Show More Summary

Diamond Head Classic 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Just when you thought the nonconference season was coming to an end, the Diamond Head Classic provides fans with an intriguing tournament before the start of the new year. While most people want to be home for the holidays, these student athletes cannot really complain about a midseason trip to Hawaii. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Blue Devils' Biggest Concerns Ahead of ACC Play

Bad news, Duke fans. The Blue Devils basketball team is not perfect, despite what the 10-0 record indicates. With ACC play rapidly approaching, there are some things that should be on the Christmas list of every Duke supporter, and I’m not just talking about that ugly Blue Devils holiday sweater. Show More Summary

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