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  1. Grant Gibbs out 4-5 weeks with dislocated kneecap

    Jan 8, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

    Grant Gibbs, Kameron Rooks, David Kravish

    Senior point guard Grant Gibbs will miss up to four weeks with a dislocated right kneecap. Luckily, there is no ligament damage to the knee. There were initial concerns that Gibbs had torn his ACL or MCL. “It wasn’t as bad as they anticipated,” Gibbs told GoCreighton.com. “It’s just a dislocated kneecap, so no ACL,…

  2. Wednesday’s Pregame Shootaround: 11 ranked teams in action tonight

    Jan 8, 2014, 4:18 PM EDT

    San Diego St v Kansas

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 18 Kansas at Oklahoma, 7:00 p.m. The Jayhawks are coming off of an ugly loss against a San Diego State team that was big, burly and pounded Kansas in the paint. The Jayhawks will have a decided advantage in the paint against Oklahoma, but will that help? The Sooners can…

  3. Air Force’s 2-0 start in the Mountain West, and why you need to know Tre Coggins

    Jan 8, 2014, 3:10 PM EDT

    Air Force v UNLV

    Air Force was not expected to be the worst team in the Mountain West this season. That honor was bestowed upon San Jose State, a team making their debut in the conference while coming off of a 9-20 season as a member of the WAC. But the Falcons were still picked 10th in a league…

  4. Report: Doug McDermott had an MRI on his shoulder, results positive

    Jan 8, 2014, 1:27 PM EDT

    AP photo

    Creighton got some good news to kick off the day, as the injury that Doug McDermott suffered to his shoulder in Tuesday’s win at DePaul was determined not to be serious. He underwent an MRI on Wednesday. That MRI showed that he sprained a joint in his left shoulder, according to a report from Gary…

  5. After wins over Virginia, at LSU, is Tennesse rounding the corner?

    Jan 8, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

    Jarnell Stokes, Madison Jones

    It wasn’t three weeks ago that we were all ready to write off Tennessee for good this season. The Vols had just been pasted by a thoroughly average N.C. State at home, a second straight loss that dropped a team expected to compete for a top three finish in the SEC to 6-4 on the…

  6. Why is Oral Roberts forfeiting two games in Southland play?

    Jan 8, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

    Shawn Glover

    Oral Roberts caught a bad break in what will end up being their second and last season in the Southland Conference. Due to a weird scheduling rule, the Golden Eagles will have to forfeit league games against Abilene Christian and Incarnate Word. Here’s what happened: According to NCAA Bylaw 20.9.8.1, “An institution may schedule and play…

  7. Portland State’s Aaron Moore no longer with the team

    Jan 8, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

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    Anyone that read ‘Play Their Hearts Out’, George Dohrmann’s terrific look into the world of big-time AAU basketball, was rooting for Portland State’s Aaron Moore. The senior forward had been through a lot during his young life, and it looked like he had bullied his way through it all. In his second season with the…

  8. John Beilein on Mitch McGary’s back surgery: it ‘went well’

    Jan 8, 2014, 9:50 AM EDT

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    John Beilein did a radio spot with the “Michigan Insider” show on WTKA 1050 AM on Wednesday morning and was asked about Mitch McGary’s back surgery, which took place on Tuesday. “Went well,” Beilein said. The surgery was to alleviate the pain in McGary’s lower back that had been hampering him since the offseason. He will…

  9. Report: Devin Coleman transferring to Temple

    Jan 8, 2014, 9:25 AM EDT

    Devin Coleman, Devin Joint

    Former Clemson guard Devin Coleman is on his way to Temple, according to a report from Josh Verlin of City of Basketball Love. The 6-foot-2 combo-guard was averaging 5.4 ppg and 1.2 rpg in 10 games for the Tigers as a redshirt sophomore this season. He’ll be eligible to play after the first semester of the…

  10. The Secondary Break: Wednesday’s Links

    Jan 8, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    New Mexico v Harvard

    Harvard Basketball: The Startup (Slam Magazine) On Wednesday night the Harvard Crimson play their final non-conference game of the season as they visit UConn, with the Huskies coming off of two losses in Texas (Houston and SMU). Those defeats may have taken some of the luster off of this matchup, one that a Harvard program looking…

  11. POSTERIZED: Tennessee State’s Pat Miller jumps OVER MTSU defender (VIDEO)

    Jan 8, 2014, 1:19 AM EDT

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    I mean, the headline really says it all. (Jump to the 1:14 mark for the action.) Pat Miller, the guy doing the dunking in the video, is a name you should keep an eye on. He’s a 6-foot-1 senior averaging 20.9 points. Oh, and he can jump a bit. He would finished with 22 points…

  12. N.C. State upends Notre Dame in South Bend

    Jan 8, 2014, 1:07 AM EDT

    Eric Atkins,Tyler Lewis

    Remember all that goodwill that Notre Dame curried when they were able to knock off then-No. 7 Duke in South Bend? Remember how we were all like, ‘Hey, maybe we need to take the Irish seriously without Jerian Grant’? Well, it may still end up being true, but Tuesday night’s performance isn’t promising. The Irish…

  13. Doug McDermott, Grant Gibbs both injured in Creighton’s win over DePaul

    Jan 8, 2014, 12:53 AM EDT

    Doug McDermott

    Creighton defeated DePaul 81-62 on the road on Tuesday night. But it may have come at a cost. Doug McDermott scored a team-high 19 points with five rebounds and four assists.In the first half he injured his left shoulder, though he continued to play. He will have an MRI where the team believes it will…

  14. Breslin Center ‘Yes!’ chant is pretty awesome (VIDEO)

    Jan 8, 2014, 12:37 AM EDT

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    This video doesn’t need an explanation as to why it’s awesome. It’s the epitome of what makes college sports great, and I’d be perfectly happy just leaving it at that. I’ll give you an explanation anyway, because it’s interesting enough. The guy leading that ‘Yes!’ chant? It’s Travis Jackson, the center on the football team. He…

  15. Late Night Snacks: Michigan State wins in overtime, DeAndre Kane shines

    Jan 8, 2014, 12:37 AM EDT

    Gary Harris

    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 5 Michigan State 72, No. 5 Ohio State 68 OT The Spartans led by as many as 17 in the second half, but the Buckeyes ended regulation on a 20-3 run. In overtime Kenny Kaminski and Adreian Payne hit back-to-back Michigan State threes to go up four. With under two…

  16. The comeback was thrilling, but Ohio State’s offense remains concerning

    Jan 8, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

    Ohio State v Michigan State

    Plenty of people had questions about No. 3 Ohio State entering their game with No. 5 Michigan State at the Breslin Center on Tuesday night. Can a team with such issues on the offensive end of the floor really be the third-best team in the country? Does winning at sputtering Marquette, or beating a depleted…

  17. Michigan State blows double-digit lead, prevails in overtime over Ohio State

    Jan 7, 2014, 11:32 PM EDT

    Keith Appling

    Michigan State and Ohio State sure know how to make us forget about college football. The two clashed in an epic overtime Big Ten battle, as the No. 5 Michigan State blew a double-digit second half lead, but left the Breslin Center with a 72-68 overtime win over No. 3 Ohio State on Tuesday night…

  18. Baylor plagued by 19 turnovers in an 87-72 loss to Iowa State

    Jan 7, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT

    Gary Franklin

    Baylor began Tuesday night’s Big 12 showdown with Iowa State on a 9-2 run. Luckily for the Bears four of the players in white were off to a slow start. Unfortunately, the only Cyclone who had it going offensively was DeAndre Kane, and the senior transfer put in an All American caliber performance as No.…

  19. After beating No. 7 Baylor, just how good is No. 9 Iowa State?

    Jan 7, 2014, 9:31 PM EDT

    DeAndre Kane

    I listed Deandre Kane No. 3 in my Player of the Year Power Rankings earlier today, which turned out to be really convenient timing as Kane put on a show on Tuesday night. The Iowa State point guard went for 30 points, nine assists, eight boards and five steals while shooting 11-for-18 from the floor…

  20. Assigned Reading: The reading levels for college football and basketball players

    Jan 7, 2014, 8:25 PM EDT

    Final FOur

    College sports is a big money business, which along with loads of cash is its share of criticism and concerns. A concern CNN looked into was the reading levels for college football and college basketball players by reaching out to public universities. Thirty-seven institutions were contacted, with 21 responding with data. On Tuesday, CNN corrospondent…