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  1. No. 21 Missouri’s road struggles continue in loss at Texas A&M

    Feb 8, 2013, 12:24 AM EDT

    Phil Pressey, J'Mychal Reese

    No. 21 Missouri returned to the polls on Monday, but because of their continued problems on the road the Tigers stand a good chance of falling out of the Top 25 next week. A Fabyon Harris three-pointer with 12 seconds remaining gave Texas A&M the 70-68 victory in College Station, dropping Missouri to 0-5 in…

  2. #MAACtion: Marist and Iona combine to score 209 points, 55-foot buzzer-beater included

    Feb 7, 2013, 11:45 PM EDT


    Thursday night was a good night to be invested in college basketball. Nate Wolters scored 53 points in a single game, Belmont suffered their first OVC loss of the season, UCLA’s Larry Drew hit a buzzer-beater to defeat Washington AND Illinois’ Tyler Griffey hit a running lay-up at the buzzer to stun the No.1 Indiana…

  3. Belmont’s comeback falls short at Murray State

    Feb 7, 2013, 11:34 PM EDT

    Murray State v Dayton

    It certainly lived up to the hype. Isaiah Canaan had 26 points and six assists. Ian Clark went for 22 points and four assists. The game was tied in the final minute. Unfortunately for Belmont, the ball didn’t bounce their way. Belmont erased a 16 point second half deficit as Ian Clark buried a pair…

  4. Stating the obvious: beating Indiana was season-saving for Illinois

    Feb 7, 2013, 9:49 PM EDT

    Indiana v Illinois

    Illinois was in massive trouble heading into Thursday’s game with No. 1 Indiana. After climbing their way into the top 15 of the national rankings with wins over Butler, Gonzaga and Ohio State, the Illini simply fell off a cliff. They lost eight of 11 games as they seemingly lost the ability to shoot the…

  5. Tyler Griffey’s layup pushes Illinois past No. 1 Indiana (VIDEO)

    Feb 7, 2013, 9:09 PM EDT

    Indiana v Illinois

    “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.”  (King Henry; Henry IV by William Shakespeare) That’s a fitting statement to use when it comes to the top of the national polls this season, with No. 1 Indiana becoming the most recent team to fall. A Tyler Griffey layup on an out of bounds play as…

  6. Inability to run playing a role in UNLV’s slow start to conference play

    Feb 7, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT

    Khem Birch, Justin Hawkins

    Halfway through the Mountain West race, Dave Rice’s UNLV Runnin’ Rebels (17-6, 4-4) find themselves three games behind first place New Mexico with the Lobos visiting Las Vegas on Saturday night. The question that so many have in regards to a team that was thought to be capable of accomplishing some special things this season:…

  7. UMKC leaving Summit League to join WAC on July 1, 2013

    Feb 7, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT


    After a quiet period we’ve got more movement in college athletics. This news comes as a bit of a surprise to many as UMKC announced on Thursday that it would be leaving the Summit League to join the Western Athletic Conference, effective July 1, 2013. With the move the Kangaroos become the ninth member of…

  8. Mononucleosis sidelines Virginia forward/center Mike Tobey indefinitely

    Feb 7, 2013, 6:12 PM EDT

    Mike Tobey, Reggie Bullock

    With Darion Atkins missing four of the last five games due to a stress reaction in his shin, the last thing Virginia needed in advance of tonight’s home game against Clemson was another front court injury. But that’s what Tony Bennett will have to deal with, as the school announced on Thursday afternoon that freshman…

  9. Belmont puts unblemished OVC mark on the line at Murray State

    Feb 7, 2013, 5:09 PM EDT

    Belmont v Kansas

    Belmont and Murray State have met just five times in the history of both programs, with the Racers holding a 4-1 lead in the series and a 3-0 record in games played at the CFSB Center. But even with that history it’s Belmont, the “new kid on the block” in the Ohio Valley Conference, that…

  10. VIDEO: Cam Newton invades the Auburn student section

    Feb 7, 2013, 5:01 PM EDT

    Alabama Auburn Basketball

    Auburn knocked off Alabama in the hoops version of the Iron Bowl on Wednesday night in a … (how can a put this nicely) … “hard-fought”, 49-37 win. The victory was made extra special as in came in front of Cam Newton, aka the plight of my 2012 Fantasy Football existence: Newton is taking classes…

  11. Report: Lorenzo Brown very doubtful for game at Duke

    Feb 7, 2013, 3:38 PM EDT

    Lorenzo Brown, Scott Wood

    That’s at least according to a report this afternoon from Gary Parrish of North Carolina State point guard Lorenzo Brown will miss Thursday night’s game at Duke barring “a miracle,” a source told on Thursday afternoon. That’s simply disastrous news for the Wolfpack, who will now be forced to try and avoid falling to 5-5 — and five…

  12. Pregame Shootaround 2.7.13: No. 1 Indiana’s visit a major opportunity for Illinois

    Feb 7, 2013, 3:20 PM EDT

    Michigan v Indiana

    Game of the Night: No. 1 Indiana at Illinois (7:00 p.m.; ESPN)  With a 2-7 conference record the days of John Groce’s Fighting Illini being a Big Ten title contender are long over, but this is a group in desperate need of a resume-building victory at this stage in the season. While much as been…

  13. Will Yeguete out 4-6 weeks after arthroscopic knee surgery

    Feb 7, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT

    Erik Murphy, Will Yeguete, Reginald Buckner

    Wednesday night, at 2:47 a.m. ET, Will Yeguete, a 6-foot-7 forward for the Florida Gators, sent out the following cryptic tweet: I can’t believe this is happening, this must be a nightmare…. — Will Yeguete (@Will15Yeguete) February 7, 2013 On Thursday afternoon, we found out what Yeguete was referring to: he’s going to miss the…

  14. Report: Notre Dame to stay in the Big East for one more season

    Feb 7, 2013, 2:39 PM EDT

    Mike Brey

    It seems to be official now that Notre Dame will be playing at least one more season in the Big East. It was announced back in September that the Irish would be taking their non-football talents to the ACC, but it wasn’t clear when that change was actually going to be made and when a…

  15. Fresno State loses one player, gets another back, and beats UNLV

    Feb 7, 2013, 2:15 PM EDT

    Rodney Terry

    Fresno State made noise on Wednesday night when they knocked off UNLV at home, throwing the Mountain West race into a frenzy. But there was much more to the 64-55 win than a simple upset. The Bulldogs played without star freshman Robert Upshaw, who has been suspended by the university for three games following a…

  16. Days after coach’s death, manhunt only adds to shock for Cal State Fullerton players

    Feb 7, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT


    Late on Sunday morning, Monica Quan, an assistant coach on the Cal. State Fullerton women’s basketball team, was shot to death in her car along with her fiancée, allegedly by an ex-cop looking to exact revenge for being fired. Christopher Jordan Dorner, 33, was fired in 2009 stemming from an incident where it was determined…

  17. Shaq Goodwin may miss Southern Miss game after Flagrant 2 foul vs. SMU (UPDATE)

    Feb 7, 2013, 1:17 PM EDT

    East Carolina Memphis Basketball

    Memphis knocked off SMU on Wednesday night, but they may have suffered a more important loss in the game. Freshman center Shaq Goodwin was called for a Flagrant 2 late in the second half when he fouled SMU freshman Jalen Jones on a fast break layup. There was a collision at the rim as Jones…

  18. Trey Burke leads Player of the Year straw poll, where’s Kelly Olynyk?

    Feb 7, 2013, 12:03 PM EDT

    Nate Austin, Kelly Olynyk has released their latest installment of the Player of the Year straw poll, and once again, the top three consists of Trey Burke, Doug McDermott and Mason Plumlee. Only this time, it’s Burke that has worked his way into the top spot. The Michigan point guard received 30 of the 57 first place votes.…

  19. Manhunt underway for suspected killer of Cal St. Fullerton coach

    Feb 7, 2013, 10:17 AM EDT


    There is now a suspect in Sunday night’s murder of Monica Quan, an assistant on the Cal State-Fullerton women’s basketball team, and her fiance. There is currently a manhunt underway for Christopher Jordan Dorner, a 33-year old ex-cop who is believed to have shot three other police officers, one fatally, early Thursday morning. Dorner wrote in…

  20. Keith Appling’s shoulder injury apparently isn’t serious

    Feb 7, 2013, 9:58 AM EDT

    Keith Appling, Quinton Sawyer

    Michigan State might be the most beat up team in the country. Back up point guard Travis Trice didn’t play last night because of concussion-like symptoms stemming from a second blow to the head this season. Gary Harris did play, but only because he back spasms couldn’t cause permanent brain damage with another blow to…

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