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  1. 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…

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

    Mar 12, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

    @Deadspin via NEC Broadcast

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

  3. NCAA rules Baylor cannot wear their new Adidas jerseys

    Mar 12, 2014, 2:17 PM EDT


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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

    Mar 12, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT


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

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

    Mar 12, 2014, 10:43 AM EDT


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

  8. NCAA Tournament Primer: Gonzaga Bulldogs

    Mar 11, 2014, 11:56 PM EDT


    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.

  9. 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!

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. National Freshman of the Year: Jabari Parker, Duke

    Mar 11, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

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

  17. Report: South Dakota will not retain interim coach Joey James

    Mar 11, 2014, 9:53 AM EDT


    South Dakota will not be renewing the contract of their interim head coach.

  18. Tony Criswell won’t travel to SEC tournament with Missouri

    Mar 11, 2014, 9:36 AM EDT

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    Click through to find out why it’s important to pay your rent on time.

  19. 2014 SEC Tournament Preview: How will Kentucky, bubble teams fair?

    Mar 11, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Florida is the best team in the country, let alone the SEC. But what else do we know about anyone in the league? Read why this week will tell us so much.

  20. Bubble Banter: Will the WCC get two bids?

    Mar 11, 2014, 2:05 AM 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. Gonzaga: The Zags entered Monday night’s WCC quarterfinal sitting in pretty good…

  21. Delaware knocks off William & Mary for the CAA title in a thriller (VIDEO)

    Mar 10, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

    Delaware v Ohio State

    Highlights of Delaware’s win in the CAA title game, as seen on the NBC Sports Network.

  22. Joel Embiid out for Big 12 tournament, ‘longshot’ for NCAA tournament first weekend

    Mar 10, 2014, 9:26 PM EDT

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    Joel Embiid will miss the Big 12 tournament and likely will be out for the first weekend of the NCAA tournament. What does this mean for Kansas?

  23. Division III Colby College has the best bench mob (VIDEO)

    Mar 10, 2014, 8:23 PM EDT


    This is great. The bench mob for the Colby College Mules has extensive choreographed sideline celebrations.  Their best is the “El Toro Tres Puntos”. Without a doubt. (h/t Colby’s finest)

  24. WATCH LIVE: CAA Tournament Title Game, Delaware vs. William & Mary

    Mar 10, 2014, 6:45 PM EDT

    Delaware v Ohio State

    The CAA Tournament title will take be played in Baltimore on Monday evening. League champ Delaware will square off with Williams & Mary, who is looking to make their first ever trip to the NCAA tournament. The game will tip off at roughly 7:00 p.m. You can watch the game live on NBC Sports Live Extra. WATCH…

  25. Report: Jason Capel fired as coach of Appalachian State

    Mar 10, 2014, 5:21 PM EDT

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    Jason Capel was reportedly fired today, which may put one of the best available class of 2014 recruits on the market again