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  1. Andrew Wiggins scores 16, dunks in Kansas debut (VIDEO)

    Oct 30, 2013, 12:37 AM EST

    Screen grab from ESPN

    Andrew Wiggins kicked off his freshman season at Kansas on Tuesday night, as the Jayhawks took on Pittsburg State, a Division II school in Pittsburg, KS, at Phog Allen Fieldhouse in the first of two exhibition games. (MORE: Watch all of this year’s #POSTERIZED’s here) Wiggins finished with 16 points in a blowout win, but…

  2. POSTERIZED: Kentucky walk-on E.J. Floreal dunks on Julius Randle (VIDEO)

    Oct 29, 2013, 11:39 PM EST

    AP photo

    Kentucky had their Blue-White intrasquad scrimmage on Tuesday night, a game that gave the nation their first real taste of the Wildcats this season. And while James Young went for 26 points and Julius Randle threw down a couple mammoths dunks, the two people that stood out the most were freshmen that enter the season…

  3. Oregon adds JuCo center Michael Chandler

    Oct 29, 2013, 10:23 PM EST

    Oregon Ducks coach Altman yells out to his team against Louisville during their Midwest Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Indianapolis

    After visiting Oregon this past weekend, the Ducks became the fourth Division I program Michael Chandler has committed to. Brad Winton of tweeted the news on Tuesday night, after the Northwest Florida State center, who drew interest from Arizona and Memphis among programs, picked Dana Altman’s team. The Indianapolis, Ind. native previously made pledges to Louisville,…

  4. Kansas will look for Andrew Wiggins to score in the post

    Oct 29, 2013, 9:01 PM EST

    Andrew Wiggins, Niko Roberts

    Andrew Wiggins and Wayne Selden will form an athletic duo for Kansas that will show no pity on rims and backboards this season, as both are more than capable of powerful dunks. Bill Self even altered his game plan against Texas Tech during Wiggins’ official visit to show the nation’s top prospect how many alley-oops…

  5. POSTERIZED: Rysheed Jordan jumps over God’sgift Achiuwa at St. John’s Red Storm Tip-Off (VIDEO)

    Oct 29, 2013, 7:45 PM EST

    Rysheed Jordan, Mitch Holmberg

    St. John’s 2013 Red Storm Tip-Off took place inside Carnesecca Arena on Friday night, with the dunk contest following the team’s full-court scrimmage. Sophomore forward Christian Jones defeated reigning team champion JaKarr Sampson to take home the dunk contest title. However, Jones didn’t even have the dunk of the night. Freshman guard Rysheed Jordan, the Big East’s…

  6. The 68 reasons we’re looking forward to the 2013-2014 season

    Oct 29, 2013, 6:19 PM EST

    AP photo

    The college hoops season officially kicks off in 10 days, which means that all those long, lonely nights since Luke Hancock beat Spike Albrecht in a three-point shooting contest last April are about to be a thing of the past. We’re hyped for the season, and to help get you into the mood, the CBT…

  7. Kevin Ware could return to practice this week for Louisville

    Oct 29, 2013, 5:15 PM EST

    Colorado State v Louisville

    Kevin Ware has had a promising month of October. Earlier in the month, he was cleared to participate in basketball workouts, followed by Louisville head coach Rick Pitino saying his junior guard would suit up for the Cardinals’ regular season opener against the College of Charleston on Nov. 9. Pitino did not specify if Ware would…

  8. Wichita State isn’t ready to settle for just one Final Four run

    Oct 29, 2013, 4:07 PM EST

    Getty Images

    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. Things changed quickly for Wichita State. One year ago at this time, Gregg Marshall’s club wasn’t looked at as much more than a good mid-major program, a hodgepodge of castaways and the overlooked that,…

  9. Trey Freeman denied waiver to play immediately at Old Dominion

    Oct 29, 2013, 3:17 PM EST

    Trey Freeman

    Last week, we told you about Trey Freeman and the situation that he had found himself in at Old Dominion. The Campbell transfer had applied for a waiver, and while the NCAA had made a ruling on the matter, ODU hadn’t announced whether or not a decision had been made. Until today. Freeman, who averaged 14.3…

  10. Of 47 early entrants in 2013 NBA Draft, 20 didn’t make an NBA roster

    Oct 29, 2013, 1:53 PM EST

    Grant Jerrett

    The NBA season kicks off on Tuesday night, which means that you should, by now, have Pro Basketball Talk in your daily rotation of internet reading. It also means that we can now go back and take a look at some of the players that made good — and bad — decisions leaving school to…

  11. Report: Providence lands commitment from 2015 shooter Ryan Fazekas

    Oct 29, 2013, 1:21 PM EST

    Ed Cooley

    Ed Cooley struck again on the recruiting trail, this time kicking off his 2015 recruiting class. Ryan Fazekas, a 6-foot-7 sharpshooter from Michigan City, IN, committed to the Friars on Tuesday morning. The news was first reported by Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal. Fazekas played his AAU ball with Meanstreets, a Nike affiliated program…

  12. Report: Minnesota adds JuCo recruit to 2014 class

    Oct 29, 2013, 12:46 PM EST

    Carlos Morris

    Minnesota added a third member to their 2014 recruiting class on Tuesday as the Gophers picked up a commitment from Carlos “Squirrel” Morris. Morris is a 6-foot-4 scoring guard from Florida. He finished his high school career at Arlington Country Day, but had to go the JuCo route instead of enrolling at the Division I…

  13. 2013-2014 Missouri Valley Preview: Wichita State’s favored, but they will be tested

    Oct 29, 2013, 12:00 PM EST


    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…

  14. Aaron Gordon strains his groin, limited in Arizona’s exhibition

    Oct 29, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Arizona Athletics

    Arizona had their first exhibition game of the season on Monday night, and as you might expect, the Wildcats smoked Division II Augustana 84-52. New point guard T.J. McConnell finished with 12 points, eight assists and five steals and Nick Johnson and Gabe York chipped in with 14 points apiece. But that’s not the big…

  15. Marshall Henderson suspended for three games and an exhibition

    Oct 29, 2013, 9:53 AM EST

    La Salle v Ole Miss

    Ole Miss star Marshall Henderson will start his season a bit late. The fiery scoring guard will be suspended for an exhibition, the first game of the regular season and the first two games of SEC play, the school announced on Tuesday. That means that he’ll sit out Friday when the Rebels host South Carolina-Aiken,…

  16. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 4 Arizona Wildcats

    Oct 29, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Sean Miller

    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…

  17. Travis Wear diagnosed with appendicitis

    Oct 29, 2013, 8:16 AM EST

    Travis Wear

    Travis Wear’s season did not get off to an ideal start, as UCLA’s senior big man was hospitalized on Monday with appendicitis. Wear started for the Bruins last season, averaging 10.9 points and 5.2 boards. The timetable for his return is unknown. UCLA’s season begins on November 8th when they host Drexel at Pauley Pavilion,…

  18. Michigan’s McGary to miss exhibition opener with back injury

    Oct 28, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

    Mitch McGary

    Mitch McGary is officially out for Michigan’s exhibition opener against Concordia University on Tuesday night as the All-American candidate continues to miss significant time this preseason with a back injury. The 6-foot-10 sophomore forward is being held out according to a story Monday night from MLive with what Michigan head coach John Beilein said is…

  19. Loyola Marymount loses two players indefinitely after car accident

    Oct 28, 2013, 7:00 PM EST

    Max Good

    Loyola Marymount had some scary news happen to its program during the week as they announced that seniors Godwin Okonji and Ayodeji Egbeyemi will be out indefinitely while recovering from the effects of a car accident. Okonji, a 6-foot-8 forward and Egbeyemi, a 6-foot-4 guard were involved in an accident on October 20th on the way…

  20. Oakland’s Travis Bader shoots for J.J. Redick’s NCAA career three-point record

    Oct 28, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Greg Kampe, Travis Bader

    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. Travis Bader isn’t a household name, but pretty soon the Oakland senior shooting guard’s accomplishments will be heard across the country as he closes in on J.J. Redick’s career three-point field goal…