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  1. Otto Porter delivers again in 2OT win over UConn (VIDEO)

    Feb 27, 2013, 9:59 PM EDT

    Georgetown Otto Porter

    Georgetown trailed Connecticut by seven points in double overtime, 78-71, with 2:03 to play and had scored only one field goal in the past 5:35 of game time. But with a player like Otto Porter, a seven-point lead with two minutes remaining is not always safe. Porter was at the center of Georgetown’s final three…

  2. Fairleigh Dickinson will reportedly fire coach Greg Vetrone at end of season

    Feb 27, 2013, 7:11 PM EDT

    Greg Vetrone

    Fairleigh Dickinson will part ways with head coach Greg Vetrone at the conclusion of the season, CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein is reporting. Vetrone is in his third season with the team after taking over as the interim coach during the 2009-10 season. He has amassed a record of 15-72 in his three seasons at FDU,…

  3. Will Scott Martin return to the Notre Dame lineup this season?

    Feb 27, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT

    Scott Martin

    While Scott Martin has sat on the bench trying to recover from lingering injuries the past nine games, his Notre Dame teammates have helped the Irish to a 22-6 overall record and 10-5 in conference play. But there remains no timetable for a return for the sixth-year senior, according to Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com. “It…

  4. Maryland guard Seth Allen was almost forced to quit basketball after bike crash

    Feb 27, 2013, 4:41 PM EDT

    Seth Allen

    Maryland freshman Seth Allen scored 16 points in the Terrapins’ 83-81 upset of No. 2 Duke on Feb. 16. Looking back, though, that game very well could have never happened for the Virginia native. Allen, who is averaging 7.6 points and 2.4 assists per game in his first season in College Park, was involved in…

  5. Rutgers women’s coach C. Vivian Stringer wins 900th career game

    Feb 27, 2013, 2:05 AM EDT

    C. Vivian Stringer

    C. Vivian Stringer, for 42 years and counting a head basketball coach, reached the exclusive 900-win club Tuesday when her Rutgers team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 68-56 victory over South Florida in Piscataway, N.J. According to the Associated Press, Stringer held back tears as she became just the seventh coach to join…

  6. Late Night Snacks: Minnesota helps solidify its tourney spot by knocking off No. 1

    Feb 27, 2013, 1:34 AM EDT

    Minnesota Indiana

    Game of the Day: Minnesota 77, No. 1 Indiana 73 Indiana has now lost three times this season as a No. 1-ranked team, but the story is more about Minnesota. Coach Tubby Smith brought in a sports psychologist to talk to his team prior to Tuesday’s matchup and it paid off. The Gophers were focused…

  7. Tennessee gets huge boost to NCAA tournament resume with win over No. 8 Florida

    Feb 26, 2013, 11:39 PM EDT

    Jordan McRae Tennessee

    Of the four remaining games on Tennessee’s regular season schedule coming into Tuesday night, No. 8 Florida presented the best chance to get a NCAA tournament resume-defining win and the Volunteers seized that opportunity. Behind 27 points from junior Jordan McRae, Tennessee beat No. 8 Florida at its own game, holding the Gators to 42 percent…

  8. Bus carrying Maine women’s basketball team reportedly involved in ‘serious accident’

    Feb 26, 2013, 10:18 PM EDT

    Maine bus crash

    A charter bus reportedly carrying members of the Maine women’s basketball team was involved in a serious crash along Interstate 95 in Georgetown, Mass., NBC affiliate WHDH in Boston is reporting. From WHDH: Massachusetts State Police said preliminary investigations suggest the charter bus was driving southbound when it crossed the median and crashed into woods adjacent…

  9. Cody Zeller tentative in No. 1 Indiana’s loss to Minnesota, raises concern for Hoosiers

    Feb 26, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT

    Cody Zeller

    Minnesota set the tone early against Indiana’s Cody Zeller on the interior in its 77-73 win Tuesday night at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn. First it was Gopher forward Trevor Mbakwe with an emphatic block that rejected Zeller at the rim with 13:55 to play in the first half. Less than six minutes later, uber-athletic…

  10. Big 12 admits error was made near end of Kansas’ win over Iowa State

    Feb 26, 2013, 6:49 PM EDT

    Fred Hoiberg

    UPDATED 27 February 2013, 12:31 p.m. ET Kansas escaped from Ames, Iowa, Monday night with a 108-96 overtime victory against Iowa State, but the win was not without controversy. Come Tuesday, the Big 12 admitted that mistakes were made by the officiating crew at the end of regulation, though the conference would not point to…

  11. Oregon’s Dominic Artis could return from injury Thursday vs. Oregon State

    Feb 26, 2013, 5:42 PM EDT

    Dominic Artis

    Oregon has been a different basketball without freshman point guard Dominic Artis the past nine games. Prone to turnovers and dropping into a tie for first in the Pac-12, the Ducks got some good news Tuesday. After his second day of limited practice, Oregon coach Dana Altman opened up the possibility of Artis returning to…

  12. Sad news: Brian Zoubek’s New Jersey cream puff shop set to close

    Feb 26, 2013, 4:19 PM EDT

    Brian Zoubek

    The story began with a 7-1 man and his dream of making cream puffs, but it will now end sadly with shuttered windows and a “For Rent” sign. Former Duke center Brian Zoubek has announced the closing of his New Jersey-based cream puff shop “Dream Puffz” as he moves on to other entrepreneurial endeavors in…

  13. College Basketball Oscars: Who would bring home the biggest awards?

    Feb 25, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

    Oscars

    Argo took home Best Picture at Sunday night’s Academy Awards, but who is deserving of similar awards in college basketball? CollegeBasketballTalk compiled a list and voted for winners in 12 key categories. Take a look at the list below. Have a differing opinion? Feel free to vote for your own winners in the comments. Best Picture: No.…

  14. In you had forgotten, Trey Burke is still in the Player of the Year race

    Feb 24, 2013, 3:33 PM EDT

    Trey Burke

    With all the chatter, deserved as it may be, for Indiana’s Victor Oladipo as the National Player of the Year over the past few weeks, we got a reminder Sunday from another player in the running. While Oladipo has gotten the majority of the talk, Michigan guard Trey Burke continues to produce and did so…

  15. St. John’s misses out on chance for quality win in loss to No. 20 Pittsburgh

    Feb 24, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT

    Steve Lavin

    Villanova notched another quality conference win Saturday when it took down No. 17 Marquette, 60-56, and improved to 18-10 overall and 9-6 in the Big East. That win adds to the two wins against Top 5 teams that they had earlier in the year, Syracuse and Louisville, to make what is shaping up to be…

  16. VIDEO: Maryland honors Lefty Driesell during win over Clemson

    Feb 24, 2013, 12:03 PM EDT

    Driesell

    Maryland honored former coach Lefty Driesell Saturday during a home win over Clemson. The legendary coach won and ACC tournament title and two regular season conference championships in his time with the Terrapins, as well as winning over 70 percent of his games. “Lefty is a legendary coach and we are happy to recognize him…

  17. Oregon State freshman gets technical for dunking pregame, Beavers lose by 1 to Cal

    Feb 24, 2013, 10:49 AM EDT

    Olaf Schaftenaar

    Olaf Schaftenaar was making the first start of his career Saturday for Oregon State after averaging 4.0 points and 1.2 rebounds per game off the bench to begin the year. But before his day against Cal could officially start, he made a mistake. In pregame layup lines, Schaftenaar dunked which, as harmless as it may…

  18. Pregame Shootaround 2.24.13: Big Ten rules the day with Michigan State-Ohio State

    Feb 24, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

    adreian payne

    Game of the Day: No.4 Michigan State vs. No. 18 Ohio State (4:00 p.m. ET, CBS) The heavyweight bouts in the Big Ten have been a Sunday treat throughout conference play and it continues today. Ohio State got a key win over Minnesota on Wednesday, but now welcomes a Michigan State team that had won…

  19. Big East announces agreement with ESPN to extend media rights deal

    Feb 23, 2013, 4:11 PM EDT

    Big_East_Conference

    The Big East has accepted a matching offer sheet from ESPN, keeping the network as its primary media rights holder through the 2019-20 season, the conference confirmed Saturday. In total, the deal is reportedly worth $130 million over seven years. That matches the deal put forth by the NBC Sports Network last week.  It will…

  20. Memphis clinches at least share of C-USA title with win over Southern Miss

    Feb 23, 2013, 3:34 PM EDT

    Memphis southern Miss

    Memphis extended its winning streak to 18 games and clinched at least a share of the Conference USA with its victory over Southern Miss, 89-73, Saturday afternoon at FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn. Since dropping out of the Top 25 and being the team that became fashionable to label “disappointing” after its performance in the…

  21. Last-second layup gives Indiana State win over Iona, but automatic bid could be best shot at NCAAs

    Feb 23, 2013, 1:29 PM EDT

    Indiana State

    Indiana State has had to power its way through a tough Missouri Valley Conference this season, but got no break Saturday in a BracketBuster non-conference matchup against Iona. Jake Odum found Dawon Cummings for a layup with four seconds remaining to lift the Sycamores to a 65-64 win at the Hulman Center in Terre Haute, Ind.…

  22. Akron extends winning streak to 18 with win over North Dakota State

    Feb 23, 2013, 12:04 PM EDT

    Akron

    While everyone else is busy talking about No. 2 Miami being undefeated in the ACC, there is a team in the MAC making a similar run. Zeke Marshall’s 14 points paced Akron as the Zips extended their winning streak to a NCAA-leading 18 games with a 68-53 win over North Dakota State on Friday night…

  23. St. John’s Orlando Sanchez hires Shabazz Muhammad’s attorney to fight NCAA

    Feb 23, 2013, 10:44 AM EDT

    Orlando Sanchez

    St. John’s forward Orlando Sanchez played a total of three minutes and thirty-eight seconds with the Dominican National Team in 2010 and, as the NCAA ruled in January, that is apparently enough to cost him his final year of college eligibility. Sanchez, 24, was a highly touted and versatile forward prospect when he signed with…

  24. Pregame Shootaround 2.23.13: Classic Syracuse-Georgetown Big East rivalry ends Saturday

    Feb 23, 2013, 9:34 AM EDT

    Georgetown Syracuse

    Game of the Day: No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 11 Georgetown (4:00 p.m. ET, CBS) The story lines are not in short supply Saturday. No. 11 Georgetown and No. 8 Syracuse meet at the Carrier Dome for the final time as Big East members. The two teams are tied atop the conference standings. A record-breaking…

  25. Late Night Snacks: Kansas survives, UNLV gets important win in MWC

    Feb 21, 2013, 1:46 AM EDT

    Bill Self

    Game of the Day: No. 9 Kansas 68, No. 14 Oklahoma State 67 It was not one of the double-overtime games we’ve seen this season, but Naadir Tharpe’s late heroics made for an exciting ending. His runner in the lane put KU ahead by one and Oklahoma State could not convert on its final possession,…