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Michigan State vs. Duke: Score and Twitter Reaction from Champions Classic 2014

In one of the most exciting early matchups of the season, Duke pulled out a critical win, 81-71, over Michigan State in the Champions Classic. Duke moves to 3-0 on the season while Michigan State is 1-1, having barely eclipsed Navy for their lone win. Show More Summary

Kansas vs Kentucky: Live Score and Highlights for Champions Classic 2014

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Michigan State vs Duke: Live Score and Highlights for Champions Classic 2014

Powered by its trio of superstar freshmen, No. 4 Duke outlasted No. 19 Michigan State, 81-71, on Tuesday night in the opening game of the Champions Classic in Indianapolis. The Blue Devils (3-0) improved to 3-1 in the annual event, beating...Show More Summary

Champions Classic 2014: Matchups, Top Prospects, Projected Winners and More

Whether you root for a specific team or just like college basketball, the Champions Classic will be a thrill to watch. Sure, college football fans will argue against the importance of these early season battles, as a loss will not be too damaging. Show More Summary

Manhattan's Rich Williams Throws Down Last-Second Alley-Oop to Send Game to OT

It's only the Tip-Off Marathon, but college basketball has already seen some thrilling madness this season. With 0.8 seconds remaining in regulation, Manhattan trailed UMass 61-59. The Jaspers had the ball at their own baseline and needed a clutch play to tie—or win—the game. Show More Summary

Gonzaga Student's Shot Takes Lucky Bounce off Top of Backboard, Nets $500

One Gonzaga University student found out that it really can be better to be lucky than good. During a break in Monday night's game against SMU, a student was given a chance to win $500 by taking a shot from half court. That's when craziness ensued. Show More Summary

Champions Classic 2014: Predictions, TV Schedule, Live Stream and More

You have waited months for the start of the college basketball season, and the Champions Classic is the best way to truly kick things off. Kentucky, Duke and Kansas represent three of the Top Five teams in the nation, while Michigan State is always a top contender by the end of the year. Show More Summary

Kansas vs. Kentucky: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Champions Classic 2014 Preview

If Kentucky is really as good as everyone thinks, it will get a chance to prove it with a highly anticipated matchup against Kansas. Head coach John Calipari has yet another great class full of freshmen this season, but the difference...Show More Summary

Michigan State vs. Duke: TV Schedule and Preview for Champions Classic 2014

Duke believes it is a national title contender, but it will receive its first test of the year in the form of Michigan State. The Blue Devils dominated weaker competition in their first two games, defeating Presbyterian and Fairfield by at least 50 points in each game. Show More Summary

Florida Basketball: How Worried Should Florida Be After Upset Loss to Miami?

Let's not press the panic button in Gainesville just yet. Yes, the Florida Gators did fall victim to Angel Rodriguez's terrific second-half performance in the 69-67 loss to Miami. Billy Donovan's team also lost at home for the first time in 33 games. Show More Summary

Indiana-Texas Southern Recap: The Birth of Johnsonism

The time has come to embrace Johnsonism, my friends. Please, grab a goblet of this fine vintage and join me on the dais. Don't worry about the flavor. It's a smooth, viciously efficient blend. And we're dumping it on our faces. Consider...Show More Summary

With Heart Filled with Love and Loss, Duke's Jahlil Okafor Ready for Spotlight

When he finally realized it wasn't a prank—when it was obvious his mother, Dee, could hardly breathe—Jahlil Okafor ran from his living room and into the street, screaming for an ambulance. Okafor knew he couldn't use the phone inside, which was out of service. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Slimmed-Down Kennedy Meeks Already Impressing for Tar Heels

There were plenty of storylines to track as North Carolina began the 2014-15 season. But the one that's drawn the most attention feels like something out of a gossip magazine and better suited for a person famous for being famous than...Show More Summary

Ranking the Best Freshman Seasons from College Basketball in the 2000s

The NBA's one-and-done rule, if nothing else, has given college basketball some of the greatest freshman performances over the last 10 years or so. We've seen any number of NBA talents take the college detour and leave an indelible impression on the landscape. Some, like Carmelo Anthony, graced college basketball for 35 games and cut down the nets. Show More Summary

Georgia State's Curtis Washington Finds Top of the Backboard on Fade Post Move

Georgia State Panthers forward Curtis Washington went with a turnaround jumper on this post move, but the result wasn't what he was hoping for. Washington's fadeaway ended up sailing over the top of the backboard in the first half of Monday's game against the Iowa State Cyclones. Show More Summary

Kansas vs. Kentucky: Score and Twitter Reaction from Champions Classic 2014

On paper, No. 5 Kansas playing No. 1 Kentucky should have been a thrilling matchup. However, the Wildcats dismantled the Jayhawks, 72-40, in the nightcap of the Champions Classic. The game was never in question for Kentucky as it trailed for a total of 19 seconds in the first half before taking full control. Show More Summary

Miami's Angel Rodriguez Hits Go-Ahead 3-Pointer to Upset No. 8 Florida

The Florida Gators might be falling out of the Top 10 after this dagger. On Monday night, Miami's Angel Rodriguez hit this clutch three-pointer with 18 seconds left to give the Hurricanes a 68-67 lead against the Gators. Miami went on to pull off the 69-67 upset. [Vine, h/t The Big Lead] Read more College Basketball news on

Predicting the Biggest Overachievers in College Basketball in the 2014-15 Season

Recruiting rankings are a highly inexact science. For every can't-miss 5-star megastud who misses, there's an unknown player who barely rates a scholarship and blossoms into a pro. Just in the last two years, we've seen unknown prospects...Show More Summary

Miami vs. Florida: Score and Twitter Reaction For Hurricanes' Upset Win

The 2014-15 college basketball season is less than a week old, and it's already produced an incredible finish. The Miami Hurricanes' Angel Rodriguez hit a three-pointer with 18 seconds remaining in what was a 69-67 upset victory over the No. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: 5 Takeaways from Duke's Opening Games

With two games in two nights over the November 14–16 weekend, Duke kicked off the season with a busy and exciting start. Though the Blue Devils faced two lesser opponents in Presbyterian and Fairfield, Duke fans have to be excited with what the team was able to do. Show More Summary

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