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Syracuse vs. Iowa: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2K Classic 2014

One day after being upset by California in the semifinals of the 2K Classic, the Syracuse Orange got back on track with a 66-63 victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes to secure third place in the annual tournament at Madison Square Garden. This was a vintage performance by Jim Boeheim's team, in good and bad ways. Show More Summary

Alex Poythress Illness: Updates on Kentucky Star's Status and Return

As the Kentucky Wildcats return home on Friday to take on Boston University, they'll be without one of their regular starters. The school announced that junior forward Alex Poythress will miss the game after suffering from an illness: Through three games, Poythress is averaging 6.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 21 minutes a night. Show More Summary

Most Indispensable Player on Each Top 10 College Basketball Team

All it takes is one injury to the wrong player to completely derail an otherwise promising season for the nation's top college basketball teams. Without Joel Embiid last year, Kansas went from a serious candidate to win the nationalShow More Summary

Clemson Pulls a Chris Webber, Calls Timeout It Doesn't Have and Loses Game

George Santayana once postulated that mankind is doomed to repeat history if we do not learn from the mistakes of the past. Clemson basketball apparently doesn't give a damn for Santayana. The Tigers replicated one of basketball's most...Show More Summary

Isaiah Taylor Injury: Updates on Texas Star's Wrist and Return

Texas guard Isaiah Taylor is going to miss the team's clash with California in the 2K Classic on Friday night due to a wrist injury. The extent of the ailment hasn't been determined. The Longhorn Network provided the update: Taylor leads the team in scoring through the first three games, all Longhorns victories, at 15 points per game. Show More Summary

Fordham Basketball: After Tough Week on the Road, Time to Look Ahead

Fordham lost twice this week in back-to-back games on the road against Big Ten opponents. After a 94-77 win over the New York Institute of Technology in the season opener, the last two games served as a reminder that nothing will come...Show More Summary

Why Nigel Hayes Is Wisconsin Basketball's X-Factor in 2014-15

With great hype comes with great expectations, and such is the case for the third-ranked Wisconsin Badgers this season. One of the biggest reasons why the Badgers were ranked so high in the preseason AP Top 25 poll—their highest preseason...Show More Summary

Coaches vs. Cancer Classic 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Updated Predictions

There might not be a better place for four very different teams to prove their worth than the bright lights of New York City. This year's Coaches vs. Cancer Classic features a national title contender loaded with freshmen, an experienced...Show More Summary

DeMarcus Cousins Also Thinks Kentucky Would Beat the Sixers

This just in: former Kentucky Wildcats think their college team is really, really good. Much like Eric Bledsoe, DeMarcus Cousins would also bet on Kentucky if they had to face […] The post DeMarcus Cousins Also Thinks Kentucky Would Beat the Sixers appeared first on SLAMonline.

Maui Invitational 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

The star power in this year's Maui Invitational might be the one thing that can get Hawaii residents off the beach to watch some excellent college basketball. This event features one of the most talented squads in the nation as Arizona tries to kick off its campaign for a national championship. Show More Summary

Paradise Jam 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Players and coaches often refer to these early-season college basketball tournaments as nothing more than business trips, but you can be certain everyone involved is excited to participate in the Paradise Jam. With teams making trips...Show More Summary

Hall of Fame Tip-off 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Even without the Hall of Fame Tip-Off crowning a champion, there will certainly be winners and losers of the exciting event. Notre Dame, Florida State, Providence and Massachusetts will take part in two scheduled games, each of which can be extremely important going forward. Show More Summary

2K Sports Classic 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream Info and Updated Predictions

After a pair of blowouts in the semifinals, fans at Madison Square Garden are hoping for some better action from Day 2 of the 2K Sports Classic. Texas got off to a slow start against Iowa in the first matchup, but a dominant second half helped the Longhorns pull away and win, 71-57. Show More Summary

Myles Turner Eager to Flourish in 'Perfect Situation' with Deep, Seasoned Texas

NEW YORK — Myles Turner arrived at Texas last summer as a McDonald’s All-American, a consensus top-10 recruit and a potential NBA lottery pick—maybe as early as this summer. Still, as much as he has in common with the other highly touted...Show More Summary

2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic: Previews, Predictions for Early-Season Matchups

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, makes a great setting for four respected college basketball programs playing games for a cause at the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic. Duke, Temple, Stanford and UNLV will take the court onShow More Summary

NC State's BeeJay Anya Blocks 4 Shots in 1 Possession vs. Jacksonville

The North Carolina State Wolfpack got a dominant 79-43 win against the Jacksonville Dolphins on Thursday, and it didn't seem like anyone could score on BeeJay Anya in the paint. Anya finished with seven points and eight rebounds while also tallying a ridiculous 10 blocked shots in the first 25 minutes of the game. Show More Summary

Re-Ranking the Top 20 CBB Recruiting Classes After Early Signing Period

College basketball’s early signing period for the 2015 class is in the books, and surprise, surprise, Kentucky was a big winner. John Calipari landed two top-10 players for his 2015 class and has the Wildcats primed to take home another potential championship-winning group. Show More Summary

Ranking Connecticut Basketball's Top 5 Players of All Time

Selecting and then ranking the top five players in Connecticut basketball history is no easy task. The school has won four national championships since 1999, has produced a slew of top NBA players and has attracted some of the top talent from across the country. Show More Summary

Under-the-Radar College Basketball Teams Most Likely to Crack Top 25 in 2014-15

Every college basketball season, a bunch of under-the-radar teams play their way into the Associated Press Top 25 after failing to get any sort of recognition in the first two polls of the season. Last year, 13 teams — Cincinnati, Dayton,...Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: Takeaways from Spartans' Opening Games

Despite being only two games into the season, there is plenty to take away from Michigan State's opening games. MSU won its first matchup of the season against Navy 64-59 and was upended by Duke 81-71 on Tuesday night. Evidently, there are positives and negatives. Show More Summary

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