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  1. Maurice Creek exemplifies everything that’s right about the grad transfer rule

    Oct 22, 2013, 3:26 PM EST

    Coppin State v Indiana

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Spurred on by the Summer of Johnny Football and the ongoing lawsuit filed by Ed O’Bannon, the tide is seemingly beginning to turn against the NCAA as they remain a bastion of the fallacy of amateurism. A constant barrage of heavy media criticism will do that, and we’ve reached a point where…

  2. Report: Oklahoma State picks up a commitment from top 100 recruit Joe Burton

    Oct 22, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

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    Travis Ford continued his stretch of excellent recruiting in the Lone Star State as he notched a commitment from Joe Burton, Rivals No. 89 prospect in the Class of 2014, on Monday night. Burton is from the Houston area and played his AAU ball with the Houston Defenders. Here is Eric Bossi’s take on Burton:…

  3. The Kevin Ware Jack-O-Lantern is a masterpiece (PHOTO)

    Oct 22, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

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    Jack-O-Lantern Louisville is exactly what it sounds like: an event in Louisville that celebrates to artistry of a well-done Jack-O-Lantern. And as you might expect from a Jack-O-Lantern celebration in the city of Louisville, someone created a Cardinal-themed designed. In this case, it was a pumpkin that glowed red with the Louisville logo and a…

  4. West Virginia’s Elijah Macon hasn’t been cleared, but he has been arrested

    Oct 22, 2013, 11:15 AM EST

    Elijah Macon

    Elijah Macon is proving to be quite a headache for the West Virginia coaching staff. The No. 56 recruit in the Class of 2013, Macon has not yet been cleared to play by the NCAA, leaving open the possibility that he could be deemed a non-qualifier. That means he would take the Ben McLemore route,…

  5. Duke players, including Jabari Parker, film ‘Lean On Me’ video at kids hospital (VIDEO)

    Oct 22, 2013, 10:30 AM EST

    Phil Velasquez/ Chicago Tribune

    Regardless of your feelings about the Duke basketball team, I think we can all agree that what the Duke team did with the kids at duke Children’s Health Center is pretty awesome. Jabari Parker, Matt Hood and Semi Ojeleye put together a music video, lip-syncing to ‘Lean On Me’ while dressing in all types of…

  6. NCAA suspends Frank Haith five games, docks Miami three scholarships

    Oct 22, 2013, 9:33 AM EST

    Frank Haith

    Missouri head coach Frank Haith has been suspended five games by the NCAA for violations that he committed while the head coach at Miami, the NCAA announced on Tuesday. “The former head men’s basketball coach failed to meet his responsibilities as a head coach when he did not monitor the activities of his assistant coaches,…

  7. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 9 Michigan Wolverines

    Oct 22, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  8. Report: Villanova’s Jayvaughn Pinkston battled MRSA during the offseason

    Oct 21, 2013, 3:45 PM EST

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    Jayvaughn Pinkston had quite the health scare over the summer, as he underwent a pair of surgical procedures to help him recover from MRSA, a staph infection, in his leg. Zach Braziller of the NY Post has the details: One morning, Villanova’s star junior forward couldn’t get out of bed, unable to put any weight…

  9. Jerami Grant returns to practice after injuring his hand

    Oct 21, 2013, 2:10 PM EST

    Michigan v Syracuse

    Jerami Grant is a name that has popped up on a number of breakout player lists heading into the 2013-2014 season, but the sophomore forward has had a couple of setbacks this offseason that may hinder his ability to produce the way he would like. The 6-foot-8 forward made the cut for the U19 team,…

  10. Bubu Palo to appeal Iowa State’s decision to kick him off the team

    Oct 21, 2013, 1:39 PM EST

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    Bubu Palo is appealing the Iowa Board of Regents to reverse the decision made by Iowa State University President Steven Leath to have him kicked off the Cyclone basketball team. The story starts back in September of last year, when Palo was charged with second degree sexual abuse stemming from an incident back in May of…

  11. Marcus Smart on Andrew Wiggins: ‘I am not saying he can’t do it. But he has not done it yet’

    Oct 21, 2013, 12:33 PM EST

    Marcus Smart

    January 18th and March 1st. Go ahead and circle those dates on your calendars right now, and, if you cannot find a way to get into Phog Allen Fieldhouse or Gallagher-Iba Arena, start prepping the popcorn and the nachos right now. Those dates are the two regular season games to be played between Kansas and…

  12. Wisconsin students raise $66,130 for cancer research with ‘Shooting Down Cancer’

    Oct 21, 2013, 10:49 AM EST

    Bo Ryan

    Bo Ryan held a “Shooting Down Cancer” event over the weekend and ended up donating more than $66,000 to cancer research. More than 2,000 students showed up, with each getting a chance to shoot a free throw and a half court shot. For each student that stepped into the Kohl Center, Ryan donated a dollar.…

  13. Nebraska gets a commitment from 6-foot-8 Australian Keanu Pinder

    Oct 21, 2013, 10:15 AM EST

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    Nebraska to their 2014 recruiting class over the week as the Huskers landed a commitment from 6-foot-8 forward Keanu Pinder. Pinder played for Australia’s U19 team this summer, but he plays his high school ball at Sunrise Christian Academy, the same school that sent Lourawls Nairn to Michigan State. One of the key figures in…

  14. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 10 Ohio State Buckeyes

    Oct 21, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Matta talks with guard Craft in the second half against the Wichita State Shockers during their West Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Los Angeles

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  15. Ron Hunter’s learning to be Coach Dad as he goes with son, Georgia State star R.J.

    Oct 20, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. For the past 24 years of his life, Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter has been a father. The learning process of being a parent never ends, anyone with kids can tell you that,…

  16. 2013-2014 Sun Belt Preview: Star-studded league should provide plenty of drama

    Oct 20, 2013, 10:40 AM EST

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  17. Kentucky’s womens coach Matthew Mitchell dances to James Brown and Britney Spears (VIDEO)

    Oct 19, 2013, 10:30 AM EST

    Matthew Mitchell

    Kentucky’s women’s coach had the most talked about entrance into Big Blue Madness last night, as he walked onto the court dancing to James Brown and, eventually, Britney Spears. I’ll admit it: I’m envious of his moves. Now can someone please go upload video of Jarrod Polson’s between-the-legs dunk? Please and thank you.

  18. Mark Gottfried jumped out of a plane to get to Primetime with the Pack (VIDEO)

    Oct 19, 2013, 9:51 AM EST

    Temple v North Carolina State

    I’m really enjoying this new trend of college basketball coaches trying to one-up each other to find the most impressive way to enter their team’s Midnight Madness celebration. Jerod Haase took a helicopter. Tom Izzo got shot out of a cannon. And Mark Gottfried? Well, he jumped out of a plane. Awesome. I’m actually wildly…

  19. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 11 Oklahoma State Cowboys

    Oct 18, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  20. College Basketball’s Top 15 Perimeter Attacks For 2013-2014

    Oct 17, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  21. JuCo transfer Jameel McKay leaves the Marquette program

    Oct 17, 2013, 3:39 PM EST

    Marquette v Miami

    Jameel McKay has left the Marquette basketball program before ever suiting up for them in a game. “After long talk with family I will be transferring from MU great place and program now I’m looking forward to searching for a new Home,” McKay wrote on twitter. “I appreciate coaching staff and fans no hard feelings…

  22. Report: Baylor freshman Allerik Freeman to miss six weeks with hand injury

    Oct 17, 2013, 2:30 PM EST

    Allerik Freeman

    Baylor’s front court is absolutely loaded, with Isaiah Austin and Cory Jefferson, who both decided to return to school, being flanked by the likes of Rico Gathers and Ishmael Wainwright. Where the Bears are going to be looking to find some production is in their back court. Pierre Jackson graduated, as did A.J. Walton, and…

  23. Starting forward Chane Behanan suspended indefinitely from Louisville (VIDEO)

    Oct 17, 2013, 2:20 PM EST

    North Carolina A&T v Louisville

    Louisville’s hopes for repeating as national champs took a major blow on Thursday as the school announced that Chane Behanan has been suspended indefinitely from the team for a violation of University policy. Head coach Rick Pitino said that there is still a chance that Behanan could earn his way back onto the team, but…

  24. Report: Trae Golden receives waiver, eligible at Georgia Tech

    Oct 17, 2013, 1:54 PM EST

    Trae Golden

    Georgia Tech has their point guard. Trae Golden, who spent the past three seasons at Tennessee, has received a waiver to play immediately at Georgia Tech, according to a report from Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com. Golden averaged 12.1 points and 3.9 assists for the Vols last season, but he left the program abruptly in May,…

  25. Kentucky named Preseason No. 1 in coaches poll for first time since 1995

    Oct 17, 2013, 12:18 PM EST

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    The first installment of the USA Today Coaches Poll was released on Thursday afternoon, and it shouldn’t come as a shock to many of you that Kentucky was named the Preseason No. 1 team in the country. Believe it or not, that’s only the second time in program history that Kentucky has been named Preseason…