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Blog Post Archive

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

John Calipari Calls for Substitution with Enthusiastic Dance

John Calipari's Kentucky Wildcats are cruising through the beginning of their schedule, having already moved to 5-0 as they take on UT-Arlington on Tuesday. After building a considerable lead in the first half, Calipari pulled the starters to give the second unit some run. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Why Defense Is the Wildcats' Biggest Strength in 2014-15

You've heard it all already in the early going of the 2014-15 college basketball season—Kentucky is an NBA team, Kentucky is going to finish undefeated, and Kentucky could beat the Philadelphia 76ers. There is so much professional talent on this team that it is easy to get caught up in the offensive skill. Show More Summary

Jason King's Early-Season Final Four Predictions

The preseason rankings have been set, the tournaments are underway—college hoops season is here. A few games into the year, it's not too early to survey the college basketball landscape and see who has the inside track at making it to the Final Four. Show More Summary

Daquein McNeil Arrested: Latest Details, Mugshot and More on Minnesota Guard

Minnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil was arrested Monday night on domestic assault charges and has been suspended indefinitely from the team, according to reports. Andy Greder and John Shipley of Twincities.com have more: Daquein...Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: Super-Early Grades for Orange Starters

The Syracuse Orange men’s basketball team is off to a 3-1 start after salvaging the consolation game of the 2K Classic against Iowa (66-63) in Madison Square Garden on Friday night. The previous night, Syracuse suffered a 73-59 beating from California—thanks to a three-point barrage and a stagnant offense. Show More Summary

Rick Pitino Played '4 White Guys and an Egyptian' to Prevent Running Up Score

Louisville blasted Savannah State, 87-26, on Monday night. If not for Cardinals coach Rick Pitino doing everything he could think of to prevent his team from running up the score, it could have been much worse. The Cardinals jumped out to a 29-0 lead in the first 15 minutes and 29 seconds of the game. Show More Summary

Wyoming's Jason McManamen Posterizes Florida A&M Defender Trying to Take Charge

Wyoming sophomore Jason McManamen wasn't going to let Florida A&M senior Quentin Bastian stop him from throwing down a monster dunk. The 6'5" Cowboys guard posterized the 6'6" Rattlers forward, who was trying to take a charge, in the second half of Monday's game. Show More Summary

Maryland vs. Iowa State: Preview for 2014 CBE Hall of Fame Classic Championship

When the Maryland Terrapins (4-0) square off against the Iowa State Cyclones (3-0) Tuesday in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic Championship Game, early-season supremacy hangs in the balance. There will still be plenty of time for the losing...Show More Summary

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