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  1. Big 12 Tournament: No. 16 Iowa State outlasts Kansas State

    Mar 13, 2014, 3:23 PM EDT

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    Melvin Ejim, Georges Niang and Dustin Hogue combined for 61 points and 27 rebounds as No. 16 Iowa State ran past Kansas State in a thriller, 91-85.

  2. Did Sterling Gibbs’ game-winner end Villanova’s hopes for a No. 1 seed? (VIDEO)

    Mar 13, 2014, 2:16 PM EDT

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    Seton Hall upset Big East No. 1 seed Villanova, 64-63, on Thursday on a game-winning, step-back jumper at the buzzer from Sterling Gibbs.

  3. DC Assault co-founder Curtis Malone pleads guilty, facing 5-10 years in prison

    Mar 13, 2014, 12:07 PM EDT

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    Curtis Malone pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to distributing cocaine and heroin on Wednesday and is now facing five-to-ten years in federal prison. Malone was arrested after a DEA investigation determined that he was a “large-scale supplier” in a drug-trafficking network that spanned the eastern seaboard. When he was arrested, a search-warrant at his…

  4. District Court judge refuses to dismiss Dez Wells’ lawsuit against Xavier

    Mar 13, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

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    On Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Arthur Spiegel ruled against Xavier’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit that former guard Dez Wells filed against the university. Wells, who now plays at Maryland, was expelled from Xavier after he was alleged to have committed a sexual assault. The lawsuit alleges that Xavier failed to follow their own policies…

  5. WATCH LIVE: Atlantic 10 Quarterfinals, Dayton vs. Fordham

    Mar 13, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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    The Atlantic Tournament kicks off in Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon and the NBC Sports Network will be there to help you get through the first two days. The first game of the afternoon, La Salle and St. Bonaventure, can be seen on NBC Regional Affiliates, but the second game of the day will be seen…

  6. Bubble Banter: Did Georgetown’s bubble just burst?

    Mar 12, 2014, 11:56 PM EDT

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    There are eight days left until Selection Sunday. Every morning from now until the bracket comes out, we’ll help you get caught up on the happenings with impact on the bubble from the night before. Our latest bracket projection can be found here. (This post will update throughout the night) WINNERS Utah: The Utes knocked…

  7. Auburn has fired head coach Tony Barbee

    Mar 12, 2014, 11:32 PM EDT

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    Auburn head coach Tony Barbee was fired just hours after his team’s final game.

  8. 2014 Sun Belt Tournament Preview: Can Georgia State go dancing?

    Mar 12, 2014, 5:44 PM EDT

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    There may not be a mid-major conference that has more potential NBA talent than the Sun Belt. Georgia State and Louisiana-Lafayette have two guys that will get scouted plenty by NBA front office types. Western Kentucky has a couple of players as well. Even South Alabama, who didn’t even qualify for the conference tournament, has…

  9. Report: Olivier Hanlan, Ryan Anderson, Joe Rahon considering leaving Boston College

    Mar 12, 2014, 5:16 PM EDT

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    I’m not sure there was a more disappointing team in the country that Boston College. Bringing back most of their key pieces from the 2012-2013 season, the Eagles were expected by many to finish in the top half of the ACC and compete for an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. That’s what happens when…

  10. Wofford senior Aerris Smith delivers the year’s best postgame interview (VIDEO)

    Mar 12, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

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    Wofford senior forward Aerris Smith has been battling knee issues all season long, injuries that limited him to just 14 minutes in the Southern Conference tournament. Smith averaged more than 24 minutes as a junior. The Terriers won a thriller over Western Carolina in the title game, advancing to their third NCAA tournament in the…

  11. Mount St. Mary’s won NEC tournament with six men on the court

    Mar 12, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

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    No one noticed that a key possession in a quarterfinal in the NEC tournament saw Mount St. Mary’s use six players.

  12. NCAA rules Baylor cannot wear their new Adidas jerseys

    Mar 12, 2014, 2:17 PM EDT

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    The NCAA will not allow Baylor to wear the jerseys that were created for them by Adidas.

  13. 2014 Big Ten Tournament Preview: Can Michigan State turn things around?

    Mar 12, 2014, 12:58 PM EDT

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    Michigan State and Iowa look to right the ship, Wisconsin tries to earn a No. 1 seed and Nebraska and Minnesota try to lock up a bid.

  14. Wednesday’s Pregame Shootaround: Major conference tourneys, Patriot League final

    Mar 12, 2014, 11:28 AM EDT

    American University Athletic Communications

    The major conference tournaments kicks off on Wednesday.

  15. Zach Lederer, former Maryland manager, passes away after battle with cancer

    Mar 12, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

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    The Maryland basketball team honors a former manager that passed away.

  16. Doug McDermott’s Sports Illustrated cover is epic (PHOTO)

    Mar 12, 2014, 10:43 AM EDT

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    Doug McDermott’s SI cover pays homage to a man that he passed on the career scoring list weeks ago.

  17. NCAA Tournament Primer: Gonzaga Bulldogs

    Mar 11, 2014, 11:56 PM EDT

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    Gonzaga is back in the tournament for what feels like the 100th straight year, but this team is a bit different than Gonzaga teams of old.

  18. NCAA Tournament Primer: Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers

    Mar 11, 2014, 10:06 PM EDT

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    Get to know the Northeast Conference tournament champs!

  19. How have past National Title contenders fared after losing a star player to injury?

    Mar 11, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT

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    In light of the back injury that will keep Joel Embiid out for the Big 12 tournament and could foreseeably saddle him to the bench for the entirety of the NCAA tournament, we decided to take a look at season-ending injuries to key players on past National Title contenders: Kenyon Martin: Cincinnati was the No. 1…

  20. Louis Orr’s contract with Bowling Green won’t be renewed

    Mar 11, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT

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    To follow along with the 2014 Coaching Carousel, click here. Bowling Green will not be renewing the contract of head coach Louis Orr, the school announced on Tuesday. Orr had coached the Falcons for seven seasons, finishing with a 101-121 record and just one season with a .500 record or better. BGSU was 12-20 this past…

  21. Odds to win every major conference tournament

    Mar 11, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

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    Vegas is good at predicting winners. Here are their odds for all of the major conference tournaments.

  22. Tuesday’s Pregame Shootaround: Four autobids up for grabs

    Mar 11, 2014, 2:34 PM EDT

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    Four automatic bids will be earned on Tuesday night, with the West Coast Conference title game headlining.

  23. NBCSports.com National Player of the Year: Doug McDermott, Creighton

    Mar 11, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT

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    Doug McDermott. Player of the Year. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone.

  24. NBCSports.com National Coach of the Year: Gregg Marshall, Wichita State

    Mar 11, 2014, 12:28 PM EDT

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    When you take your team to 34-0, you’re the National Coach of the Year. Pretty sure our forefathers wrote that into the Constitution.

  25. NBCSports.com National Freshman of the Year: Jabari Parker, Duke

    Mar 11, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

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    The Duke star is NBCSports.com’s National Freshman of the Year.