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  1. Georgia Tech’s Robert Carter out indefinitely after tearing his meniscus

    Jan 2, 2014, 2:08 PM EST

    Robert Carter Jr., Joseph Bertrand

    Georgia Tech’s rough start to the season got worse on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets announced that they have lost starting center Robert Carter indefinitely to a torn meniscus. He injured the knee on Sunday against Charlotte and an MRI on Tuesday revealed the tear. He will have surgery next Tuesday to repair the damage. “He’s…

  2. Report: Details of Stevie Clark’s arrest released

    Jan 2, 2014, 1:04 PM EST

    Stevie Clark, Jevon Taylor

    Oklahoma State freshman point guard Stevie Clark was arrested on Wednesday morning during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. He wasn’t charged, but we now know the details of the arrest, which were in a police report obtained by Kelly Hines of the Tulsa World. Clark was in a car driven by Marcus Caddell, a…

  3. Chane Behanan transfer to American blocked; wants help from John Lucas

    Jan 2, 2014, 12:26 PM EST

    Missouri State v Louisville

    (UPDATE: It turns out that the ACC’s transfer rules — not allowing a player to transfer to another program in the conference — do not yet apply to Louisville, so Chane Behanan will be allowed to transfer to a school in the league if he so chooses.) ———————— It will be interesting to see what…

  4. Oregon State’s Eric Moreland reinstated for Thursday’s game vs. Colorado

    Jan 2, 2014, 12:02 PM EST

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    Oregon State got some good news heading into Thursday’s Pac-12 opener. Power forward Eric Moreland will be allowed to return from his suspension two games earlier than expected, having fulfilled the requirements for immediately eligibility. Head coach Craig Robinson made the announcement in a press release on New Year’s Day. Moreland was suspended for 14…

  5. After getting drubbed by Houston, is UConn a flawed basketball team?

    Jan 2, 2014, 10:50 AM EST

    UConn Maryland Basketball

    It would be easy to look at UConn’s loss to Houston at Hofheinz Pavilion on Tuesday and write it off as the Huskies having a bad night. It was a late tip on New Year’s Eve way out in Houston in an arena that may not have held enough people to fill my old 600-seat…

  6. Late Night Snacks: San Diego State holds off Colorado State on the road

    Jan 2, 2014, 12:36 AM EST

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 21 San Diego State 71, Colorado State 61 Xavier Thames continued his terrific play, going for 23 points, and Winston Shepard added 17 points as the Aztecs went into the always-difficult Moby Arena and knocked off a rebuilding Colorado State team, 71-61. It was a big win for a San…

  7. Wednesday’s Pregame Shootaround: Like slate on New Year’s Day

    Jan 1, 2014, 2:59 PM EST

    thames

    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 21 San Diego State at Colorado State, 9:00 p.m. The Aztecs have been one of the more surprising teams this season, having played their way into a top 25 ranking despite heading into the season expected to be little more than a team in a rebuilding year. Colorado State is…

  8. Creighton fans force turnover with ‘Sweet Caroline’ chorus? (VIDEO)

    Jan 1, 2014, 2:34 PM EST

    mcdermott

    Creighton won their Big East opener in convincing fashion last night, pasting Marquette in front of 18,525 fans in Omaha. That was the third-largest crown in Creighton history, something you would expect from a school making the jump from the Missouri Valley to the Big East. Those fans at the CenturyLink Center were rowdy as…

  9. Report: Texas A&M lands SMU transfer Jalen Jones

    Jan 1, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

    smumustangs.com

    Texas A&M has landed a commitment from SMU transfer Jalen Jones, according to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Jones averaged 14.0 points and 7.8 boards in 2012-2013, but made the decision to transfer out of SMU in November in what appeared to be a dispute over playing time. Jones finished out the semester with…

  10. Report: Temple’s Daniel Dingle tears meniscus, could miss season

    Jan 1, 2014, 1:29 PM EST

    Texas v Temple

    As if things weren’t already bad enough for Temple. The Owls got a bit of bad news to ring in the New Year as forward Daniel Dingle has a tear in his meniscus and could end up missing the rest of the season, according to a report from Josh Verlin of City of Basketball Love.…

  11. American Conference Catchup: Louisville and Memphis reign

    Jan 1, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

    Shabazz Napier

    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Shabazz Napier, UConn This decision…

  12. Atlantic 10 Conference Catchup: Can UMass outlast VCU and Saint Louis?

    Jan 1, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    Chaz Williams, Eric Mika

    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Chaz Williams, UMass UMass runs…

  13. Top 10 College Basketball Games in 2013

    Jan 1, 2014, 4:35 AM EST

    WISCONSIN-BUZZER-BEATER

    The New Year is here! To help you reminisce about the basketball that was during 2013, here is a list of the top ten games of the year. What did we miss? What shouldn’t be on the list? Why are we smart or dumb or haters or biased? Let us know in the comments: 1.…

  14. No. 11 Villanova survives Butler in the Bulldog’s Big East opener

    Dec 31, 2013, 10:28 PM EST

    Villanova v Butler

    Hinkle Fieldhouse almost claimed another victim. No. 11 Villanova did everything they could to give the game away against Butler. They allowed the Bulldogs to erase a second half deficit in the final minutes, tying the game and forcing overtime on a Kellen Dunham jumper with 25 seconds left. In the extra frame, Villanova took…

  15. No. 5 Michigan State will be get better as they get healthier

    Dec 31, 2013, 7:37 PM EST

    Michigan State v Penn State

    No. 5 Michigan State looked like they were going to be in for a fight. A scrappy Nittany Lions team had opened up a 47-40 halftime lead over the Spartans as D.J. Newbill and Tim Frazier showed why they deserved to be in the conversation for the midseason all-Big Ten team. The Spartans have been…

  16. Illinois outlasts Indiana in overtime, starts Big Ten play off with win

    Dec 31, 2013, 6:37 PM EST

    Indiana Illinois Basketball

    Rayvonte Rice went for 29 points and Illinois’ defense held Indiana without a field goal from the 6:44 mark in regulation until there were just 3.1 seconds left in overtime as the Illini brought home an 83-80 win over the Hoosiers. Tracy Abrams added 17 points for the Illini while Joseph Bertrand chipped in with…

  17. LaQuinton Ross is on fire, but should No. 3 Ohio State be worried about big men?

    Dec 31, 2013, 4:03 PM EST

    Bryant v Ohio State

    No. 3 Ohio State kicked off their Big Ten season on New Year’s Eve with a 78-69 win at Purdue that actually more impressive than it sounds. The Boilermakers are a good Big Ten team when A.J. Hammons comes to play, and on Tuesday afternoon he did. The seven-footer finished with 18 points, 16 boards,…

  18. Tuesday’s Pregame Shootaround: New Year’s Eve hoops!

    Dec 31, 2013, 11:11 AM EST

    Doug McDermott

    GAME OF THE DAY: Marquette at Creighton, 10:00 p.m. Creighton kicks off their tenure as a member of the Big East as they host Marquette, who entered the season as the favorite to win the league. The Golden Eagles have struggled this season, however, as they have spent much of the first two months looking…

  19. 30-second timeout with Vin Parise: Five questions with Chris Mack

    Dec 31, 2013, 10:46 AM EST

    Xavier Alabama Basketball

    Vin Parise of College Basketball Talk caught up with Xavier head coach Chris Mack as the Musketeers get ready for the start of Big East play: CBT: You guys have won 5 in a row, including the Cincinnati win, at Alabama and Wake Forest. What is going right with Xavier basketball right now? Mack: To…

  20. College Basketball Talk Player of the Year Power Rankings

    Dec 31, 2013, 10:22 AM EST

    East Carolina v Duke

    The 2013-2014 season is sure to be a thrilling Player of the Year race, so to keep track of it, we will be posting weekly Player of the Year Power Rankings for your reading goodness. Who’d we miss? Who’s ranked too high? We love to overlook your team’s best player and overrate your rival’s superstar.…

  21. Louisiana Tech outlasts Oklahoma in overtime (VIDEO)

    Dec 30, 2013, 11:49 PM EST

    Michael White

    Louisiana Tech entered the season as one of the nation’s trendiest mid-majors, but thanks to an opening night loss at St. Mary’s and disappointing results against Louisiana-Lafayette and Oklahoma State, a lot of people forgot about the Bulldogs. Not anymore. Mike White’s club picked up a 102-98 win at Oklahoma on Monday night. They erased…

  22. No 16 Kansas hands an impressive Toledo team their first loss

    Dec 30, 2013, 11:18 PM EST

    Toledo v Kansas

    Naadir Tharpe finished with 20 points and eight assists, hitting 7-for-8 from the floor and 4-for-5 from three, as No. 16 Kansas held off a scrappy Toledo squad 93-83. The Jayhawks put together one of the most brutal non-conference schedules in the country this season, one that still features a visit for San Diego State.…

  23. New Year’s Resolutions: Oklahoma State Cowboys

    Dec 30, 2013, 7:00 PM EST

    Marcus Smart

    Over the course of the holiday week, we at College Basketball Talk will be detailing what we believe will be the New Year’s Resolutions of some of the nation’s most talented, most disappointing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams. What can we say, we’re in a giving mood. Who else made Resolutions? Click here to find out. WHAT…

  24. Louisville may not be a contender, but it’s not because they lost Chane Behanan

    Dec 30, 2013, 5:15 PM EST

    Rick Pitino

    By now, we’ve all heard the news about Chane Behanan’s dismissal from the Louisville program. According to Rick Pitino, Behanan just couldn’t behave himself off the court. “He just did not do the right things over and over and over,” Pitino said, and after getting suspended indefinitely by the program earlier this fall, whatever Behanan…

  25. Luke Fischer withdraws from Indiana

    Dec 30, 2013, 3:26 PM EST

    Nicholls State v Indiana

    Luke Fischer has decided to withdraw from Indiana and will pursue a transfer, Indiana announced in a press release on Monday. The news confirmed a report made by radio host and ESPN color commentator Dan Dakich on the radio Monday morning. “Luke has decided to withdraw from Indiana and pursue another educational and basketball opportunity,”…