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The Morning Mix

May 3, 2012, 8:00 AM EST

I’d like to apologize for the lack of depth in today’s Morning Mix.  I stayed up roughly three overtime periods too many.

- Mike DeCourcy ranks the top point guards and small forwards for next season. Our very own Rob Dauster isn’t too high on the top backcourt talent

- Doesn’t it seem like ACC teams are always replacing coaches? John Gasaway explains why

- With Butler leaving for the Atlantic-10, Oakland might be the best replacement the Horizon League could find

- Luke Winn on Butler’s move to the A-10: If they continue to be Butler, they will be fine

- Dick Vitale has chimed in on the transfer-blocking debate, and he wants to see some changes

- Stanford athletic director Bobby Bowlsby has been offered the position as Commissioner of the Big-12 Conference

- ESPN analyst Hubert Davis, will leave to broadcast booth in order to return to his Alma Mater to join Roy Williams’ coaching staff

- North Carolina State is going to be very good next year, but they will do so without Tyler Harris, who has decided to transfer. Backing the Pack detailed some of the more bizarre things Harris’ father had to say about the decision

- If the WAC is in fact on its deathbed, a bevy of future foreign recruits will need to find a new landing spot. The WAC has become a haven for a wide variety of foreign basketball players. The 2011-2012 First Team All-WAC alone included players from both Angola and Poland

- I told you all to watch out for the Sun  Belt: New Mexico State is being targeted as a potential invitee to the ever-expanding conference

- Old Dominion could make a decision on their conference affiliation as soon as Friday

- Arizona State’s Trent Lockett will graduate this week, but his decision to use his final year of eligibility at ASU is still up in the air

- What if Kentucky Derby horses had Louisville Cardinal-themed names? “Behanimal Kingdom” is my favorite

- I’ve always liked Donnie Tyndall. Watch the new Southern Miss head coach bid farewell to Morehead State

Latest Posts
  1. Two key Florida players declared questionable for Battle 4 Atlantis

    Nov 22, 2014, 9:44 PM EST

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    Florida faces Georgetown in the opening round of the Battle 4 Atlantis Wednesday.

  2. Rhode Island upsets No. 21 Nebraska, 66-62, in overtime

    Nov 22, 2014, 9:37 PM EST

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    The score was tied 41-41 with six minutes to go. Rams and Cornhuskers traded the lead five times after that.

  3. Second-half efficiency the difference as Wyoming steamrolls Colorado

    Nov 22, 2014, 8:06 PM EST

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    Wyoming may have scored just 56 points, but all 22 of their made field goals were assisted and they shot nearly 53 percent from the field.

  4. P.J. Boutte’s buzzer-beating floater pushes IUPUI past Ball State (VIDEO)

    Nov 22, 2014, 6:17 PM EST

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    Boutte’s shot came seconds after he corralled a wayward pass from teammate Marcellus Barksdale.

  5. No. 6 North Carolina wins as Kennedy Meeks posts another double-double

    Nov 22, 2014, 4:58 PM EST

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    Meeks accounted for two double-doubles all season in 2013-14. He’s now matched that total through three games.

  6. Providence cruises past struggling Florida State as Kris Dunn looks like a major factor

    Nov 22, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

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    Providence jumped out to a quick 9-0 lead and cruised to an easy win over Florida State.

  7. After slow start, Notre Dame uses nice guard balance, defense to run past UMass

    Nov 22, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    Notre Dame guards Demetrius Jackson and Jerian Grant played well to help lead the Irish to victory.

  8. Report: 2015 CBE Classic field announced

    Nov 22, 2014, 1:40 PM EST

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    The 2015 CBE Classic will have a local flavor.

  9. Ball State suspends reigning MAC Freshman of the Year indefinitely

    Nov 22, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

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    Ball State will be without a key piece for the immediate future.

  10. Pregame Shootaround: Multiple top-25 teams in action during a solid Saturday

    Nov 22, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

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    A solid Saturday slate features multiple ranked teams in action.

  11. Lauren Hill surprises teammates, fans with another layup in her second college game (VIDEO)

    Nov 22, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    A tremendous story continues to get better as Lauren Hill surprised teammates and fans by checking into her second college basketball game and scoring again on Friday night.

  12. Late Night Snacks: No. 10 Texas wins the 2K Classic without Isaiah Taylor

    Nov 21, 2014, 11:55 PM EST

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    Here is everything you need to know from Friday night hoops.

  13. No. 8 Florida needs overtime to defeat Louisiana-Monroe, 61-56

    Nov 21, 2014, 11:45 PM EST

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    Florida nearly coughed up another win on Friday.

  14. The ‘Chaminade Crew’ and how Jonathan Holmes has changed the culture of Texas hoops

    Nov 21, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

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    Like the rest of the 2011 recruiting class, Jonathan Holmes could have left Texas. Instead he made the decision to stay, and he and the Longhorns are better because of it.

  15. Early struggles of Syracuse, Kaleb Joseph example of the downside of early entry

    Nov 21, 2014, 8:48 PM EST

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    Syracuse is in this position because Tyler Ennis turned out to be better than anyone expected.