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Arizona Basketball: Breaking Down What Makes Wildcats Dominant on Defense

Scoring against Arizona this season is going to be tougher than watching SEC basketball. Michigan found that out the hard way, as the Wildcats smothered the opposition to the tune of an 80-53 win. After some close calls earlier in the...Show More Summary

What Each Top 25 Team Should Be Worried About so Far in 2014-15

It may seem like it in the early going, but life is far from perfect for the nation’s best college basketball teams. For every impressive showing fans have seen from the likes of Kentucky and Duke this year, there is something to worry about that could derail a national title run. Show More Summary

Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes Videobombs Bo Ryan Interview Talking About Hayes

No. 5 Wisconsin blew out Nicholls State 86-43 on Saturday thanks in part to 12 points and eight rebounds from Nigel Hayes. Hayes decided show up in the back of coach Bo Ryan's postgame interview, which ironically involved a question about Hayes' progress. Ryan seemed oblivious to the entire thing. [College Spun] Read more College Basketball news on

Michigan Basketball: Is It Time to Panic After Blowout Loss vs. Arizona?

There are a couple of ways to view Michigan’s “I give” during Saturday’s 80-53 loss to Arizona: 1. It’s the prelude of much worse things to come for coach John Beilein’s Wolverines—who have now lost three in a row for the first time since January 2011—or 2. Show More Summary

The 10 Most Surprising Teams so Far in the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

The start of this college basketball season has already seen its share of surprises. All the seasoned pros at Sports Illustrated, and, yes, even Bleacher Report couldn ’t have predicted how poorly some of the preseason favorites would perform. They also couldn ’t know how well some other teams would play. Show More Summary

Michigan vs. Arizona: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

The No. 3 Arizona Wildcats ran their record to 10-0 on Saturday night with a dominant 80-53 win over the Michigan Wolverines in Tucson, Arizona. From the very beginning, Arizona's size and interior defense were deciding factors. After leading 36-25 at the half, Arizona ran away with the game in the final 20 minutes. Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Best Individual Performances in NCAA Basketball Through 1 Month

The 2014-15 college basketball season is only 28 days old, but there have already been 1,586 games from which to choose the 10 most incredible individual performances. Well, technically, the number of games is closer to 1,400 because we disregarded all games played against D-II schools. Show More Summary

Kansas Basketball: Jayhawks Need a Go-to Scorer to Step Up Before Big 12 Play

The University of Kansas Jayhawks keep finding a way to pull out victories in close games against high-quality opponents. However, the luck of the Jayhawks is bound to run out sometime soon if they don't identify a go-to scorer before Big 12 play begins January 7 at Baylor. In the closing stages of the 63-60 win over a talented No. Show More Summary

Syracuse Orange Thus Far: Summary, Obstacles and Key Takeaways

“Syracuse fans are spoiled,” said Mike Tirico while announcing the Syracuse versus Michigan game. The statement may not have hit home at the time, but after another devastating non-conference loss to St. John’s, Syracuse fans are certainly...Show More Summary

Kentucky Unveils Another Dangerous Weapon as Early 3-Point Barrage Keys UNC Romp

The Kentucky Wildcats have been impressive in all facets of the game during their dominant start to the season, with one notable exception: three-point shooting. However, after Saturday's blowout win over North Carolina, the Wildcats...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Playing Marcus Paige at Point Guard Holding the Tar Heels Back

Marcus Paige proved last year that when he's getting into space, shooting in rhythm and making things happen, he's one of the best players in the nation. But so far this season, when he's had to create on his own, he's been just like...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Overshadowed Devin Booker Brings Needed Balance to Wildcats

Kentucky may be the only place in the college basketball world where 5-star recruits are overshadowed, but Devin Booker was anything but overlooked in Saturday’s 84-70 victory over North Carolina. Booker finished with a game-high 15Show More Summary

Michigan vs. Arizona: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Two of the top tacticians in college hoops will match wits when John Beilein's Michigan Wolverines take the court vs. Sean Miller's No. 3-ranked Arizona Wildcats at the McKale Center in Tuscon. Michigan (6-3) is coming off a pair ofShow More Summary

New Heights

Australian-born Venky Jois has led Eastern Washington to its best start in 38 years. The post New Heights appeared first on SLAMonline.

Ohio State's Sam Thompson Creates Hysteria Among Fans and Teammates with Dunk

Ohio State senior forward Sam Thompson had a play drawn up for him off an under-the-basket inbounds pass vs. Morehead State on Saturday, and he made the most of it. With the alley-oop coming straight to a wide-open lane, Thompson reached back and threw down a nasty one-handed dunk that left teammates and at least one fan delirious. Show More Summary

Kentucky Players Wear 'Roar for 22' Shirts in Honor of Alex Poythress

Kentucky recently lost star forward Alex Poythress to a torn ACL, with coach John Calipari stating on his website that there were tears in the locker room following the news of the junior's injury. To honor Poythress before their game vs. Show More Summary

UNC vs. Kentucky: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

Laugh all you want at the notion that the Kentucky basketball team could go undefeated in the 2014-15 season, but it looked completely dominant against yet another nationally ranked team Saturday. The Wildcats destroyed North Carolina to the tune of 84-70, but the game wasn't even as close as the final score indicated. Show More Summary

UNC vs. Kentucky: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

Two of college basketball's blue bloods take to the court for a big-time nonconference clash at noon Saturday when top-ranked Kentucky hosts No. 21 North Carolina at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Kentucky (10-0) has had some slow starts but because of its deep roster has been able to wear teams down in the second half thanks to a platoon system. Show More Summary

Fresh Meat- Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 8PM EST (7PM CST)

If you put a gun to my head and asked me before I googled what the Tennessee Tech mascot was I would've been a goner. Golden Eagles... that's about as bland as... Tigers.Write up from Tenn Tech.Radio: 106.1 The Eagle Webcast: TideTVSeason stats Charles Jackson and Dwan Cardwell lead the team offensively at 14.0 and 13.8 a game. Show More Summary

College Basketball Players Who Are Not Living Up to Their Preseason Hype

At the start of this season, any season, lists of all kinds publish. These preseason All-American lists do little except shower pressure on players looking to win games. Some, like SB Nation’s, have Jahlil Okafor as a first-team All-American and Player of the Year. Show More Summary

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