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King's Court: Kentucky's Undefeated Dream May Be Within Reach This Season

INDIANAPOLIS—A year ago, they were crying in the locker room. Ranked No. 1 in both polls, the Kentucky Wildcats had looked overwhelmed and disjointed in a 78-74 loss to Michigan State in the Champions Classic. The postgame tears, though,...Show More Summary

College Basketball Recruiting: Biggest Winners, Losers from Early Signing Period

As college basketball teams are just getting started on playing this season, work off the court continues to get next year's roster bolstered with future talent. But not everyone had as good a week in the recruiting department as others. The...Show More Summary

What Connecticut Basketball Can Do to Win the Puerto Rico Tip-Off

After opening the season with a sloppy victory against Bryant University, Connecticut basketball is scheduled to play more challenging opponents in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament this week. Senior captain Ryan Boatright, who poured...Show More Summary

Frank Kaminsky Nearly Gets Posterized, Gives Props to Opponent After Game

Green Bay's Keifer Sykes wasn't quite able to posterize Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky on this dunk attempt Wednesday night, but he did miss in spectacular fashion. The 6'0" guard drove hard to the basket and went right at the 7'0" Kaminsky. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: What to Watch for in the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic

If the college basketball season is just a glorified practice run for the NCAA tournament in March, the Duke Blue Devils will pick up some valuable March Madness-style experience on Friday and Saturday in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. After...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: 5 Takeaways from Wildcats' Opening Games

Kentucky basketball jumped right into its 2014-15 season by playing three games in five days, including a neutral-site game against the No. 5 team in the country. In those three games, we've seen both the good and bad of the Wildcats this season. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: 1 Prediction for Each Tar Heels Starter in 2014-15

Despite using two different lineups in the two games thus far in 2014-15, North Carolina has settled on a four-forward lineup to begin matches. Marcus Paige is the lone guard that will start for UNC. He is surrounded by Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks up front, and J.P. Show More Summary

Arizona Coach Sean Miller Jumps onto Court, Looks Ready for Action

With the Arizona defense trying to guard UC Irvine 7'6" center Mamadou Ndiaye, Wildcats coach Sean Miller decided to spring into action to try to help out. Miller jumped onto the court early in Wednesday's game, trying to give his defense some coaching. Show More Summary

Why Kansas Basketball's Success This Season Depends on Starting Devonte Graham

Another year, another point guard crisis for Kansas. For a team that has dominated the Big 12 for an entire decade, the Jayhawks have somehow gotten a lot of inconsistent production out of the point guard position in the last few years...Show More Summary

Coaches vs. Cancer Classic 2014: Championship Schedule, Live Stream and More

It seems like the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic has the potential to be nothing more than a Duke invitational. The Blue Devils have gotten off to a hot start this year with dominant wins over Presbyterian and Fairfield before earning...Show More Summary

Puerto Rico Tip-Off 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

The "Madness" starts up again at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off with two of the teams that made last year's NCAA tournament so exciting. Connecticut followed Shabazz Napier's lead from a No. 7 seed to a national championship. Meanwhile, Dayton also shocked the world by reaching the Elite Eight as a No. Show More Summary

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

Plenty of teams come into the college basketball season with hype, but the early-season tournaments are a chance to really prove whether or not a squad is for real. The 2014 Charleston Classic does not feature any elite teams, and most participants would be happy just to make the NCAA tournament. Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: 1 Prediction for Each Orange Starter in 2014-15

The Syracuse basketball team is back to playing meaningful games, and the Orange are off to a 2-0 start. Jim Boeheim's club easily dispatched Kennesaw State and then let Hampton hang around before pulling away late. The competition will heat up this weekend as the 2K Classic moves to Madison Square Garden. Show More Summary

Creighton's Toby Hegner Gets Doused with Beer While Diving for Loose Ball

Creighton's Toby Hegner gave a good effort on this play with just over one minute left in the first half of Wednesday night's matchup against Oklahoma, but things didn't turn out so well for him. Not only was he unable to save the ball from going out of bounds with his team trailing 33-22, but he got drenched with beer as he dove into the table. Show More Summary

Arizona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Throws It Down over 7'6" Mamadou Ndiaye

Arizona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is fearless. On Wednesday night, the 6'7 " Wildcats forward threw down a huge dunk on UC Irvine's 7'6 " center, Mamadou Ndiaye. There is no doubt that this will go down as one of the best dunks of the season. Show More Summary

Former UNLV Coach Jerry Tarkanian Hospitalized with Pneumonia

Jerry Tarkanian, former legendary UNLV college basketball coach, has been hospitalized after having trouble breathing. He was diagnosed with pneumonia by doctors at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas. Danny Tarkanian, his son, relayed the news, via Nikki Bowers of KLAS-TV. Show More Summary

Virginia Basketball: 1 Prediction for Each Cavaliers Starter in 2014-15

With Tuesday's win over South Carolina State, the ninth-ranked Virginia Cavaliers, at 3-0, are off to the best start of Tony Bennett's six year era in Charlottesville. The Hoos will face their toughest test of the young season on Friday...Show More Summary

T.J. Leaf to Arizona: Wildcats Land 5-Star PF Prospect

One of the top prospects in the Class of 2016 has announced his commitment, as 5-star power forward T.J. Leaf will be headed to Arizona. Leaf announced his decision Wednesday via his Twitter account: Leaf is certainly an exciting prospect. Show More Summary

1 Thing We Learned About Each Top 25 College Basketball Team in Opening Games

The 2014-15 college basketball season is still a newborn baby, but we've learned at least one thing about each AP Top 25 team after just five days of action. For instance, we've learned that Ryan Boatright actually does possess the ability...Show More Summary

Niagara Women's Basketball Team Stranded for 26 Hours Due to Heavy Snowfall

A veritable haboob of lake-effect snow hit Western New York on Monday, shutting down vast stretches of highway and bringing traffic to a standstill. The snow forced the Buffalo Bills to cancel practice—a light consequence compared to...Show More Summary

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