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  1. P.J. Hairston pays fine for last unresolved traffic violation

    Oct 14, 2013, 10:13 AM EST

    P.J. Hairston

    P.J. Hairston’s legal issues are now officially resolved. Three times this summer, Hairston found himself cited for a traffic violation, the last of which was settled on Friday. Hairston was pulled over for driving 54 mph in a 45 mph zone in May in a Chevy Camaro rented by an associate of convicted felon Fats…

  2. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 15 Gonzaga Bulldogs

    Oct 14, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Wichita State v Gonzaga

    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…

  3. Montana sophomore forward Jake Wiley leaves program

    Oct 13, 2013, 9:45 PM EST

    Montana v Syracuse

    Montana’s front court stable took a hit on Sunday afternoon, as it was announced that 6-foot-6 sophomore forward Jake Wiley has decided to leave the program. Wiley, a native of Newport, Wash., played 20 games as a freshman (3.0 mpg) and posted averages of 0.9 points and 0.6 rebounds per game. “Jake has decided not…

  4. 2014 combo guard Corey Henderson Jr. commits to Wichita State

    Oct 13, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Wichita State Shockers head coach Marshall takes part in practice for the NCAA men's basketball Final Four in Atlanta

    With a heart condition ending the career of freshman guard D.J. Bowles, Wichita State was in a position where they needed to add a guard to the program in their 2014 recruiting class. On Sunday the Shockers landed a verbal commitment from 6-foot-3 shooting guard Corey Henderson Jr., who made his decision after officially visiting…

  5. 2014 guard Jalyn Patterson becomes LSU’s third verbal commitment

    Oct 13, 2013, 4:25 PM EST

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    Just five days after four-star big man Elbert Robinson announced that he would be an LSU Tiger head coach Johnny Jones received a fourth verbal commitment in the 2014 class, this one coming from 5-foot-11 point guard Jalyn Patterson according to multiple outlets. Patterson, a native of Alpharetta, Ga., joins Robinson and power forward/center Aaron…

  6. UC Irvine aiming for first NCAA tournament appearance as a Division I member

    Oct 13, 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. In the first two seasons of Russell Turner’s tenure at UC Irvine the Anteaters took their lumps, winning a total of 25 games and finishing no better than sixth in the Big…

  7. South Carolina unveils “digi-camo” uniforms

    Oct 13, 2013, 1:45 PM EST

    @GamecockMBB

    The offseason has seemingly brought forth a new court design or unique uniform every week. With South Carolina’s unveiling of their new “digi-camo” uniforms, another new uniform can be added to the list. In early August, Under Armour designed new uniforms for the South Carolina football team. The goal of the football uniforms was to…

  8. 2014 combo guard Ahmed Hill commits to Marquette

    Oct 13, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

    @MedHill_14

    Buzz Williams picked up a big commitment in his 2014 recruiting class when Ahmed Hill, a 6-foot-5 combo guard from Augusta, GA, pledged a verbal commitment to Marquette on Saturday. Hill was courted by a slew of schools such as Indiana, where he visited two weekends ago, and Missouri where he was slated to visit…

  9. 2013-2014 Big West Conference Preview: Long Beach St., UC Irvine among the contenders

    Oct 13, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Russell Turner, Will Davis II

    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 our previews…

  10. Duke heads to West Point for a day (PHOTOS)

    Oct 13, 2013, 10:30 AM EST

    @Duke_MBB

    Last week it was reported that the Duke basketball team would embark on a four day trip to New York to visit West Point, the Museum of Modern Art, the Apollo Theatre, the National 9/11 Memorial and One World Trade Center, as well as take in a Broadway play. Yesterday, the Blue Devils spent the day…

  11. Wichita State’s Lufile hopes to think less, play more

    Oct 12, 2013, 8:20 PM EST

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    Coaching is a tricky business. Striking the proper balance between training players’ bodies and minds is crucial, and difficult to quantify. And, even when focusing just on the mental aspects of the game, there’s still more nuance. Chadrack Lufile found that out recently, when he asked Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall to give him…

  12. Hardcore hill training gets Badgers ready for a long season

    Oct 12, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Big Ten Basketball Tournament - Championship - Wisconsin v Ohio State

    Bo Ryan has been head coach at Wisconsin since 2001. His Badgers haven’t missed the NCAA tournament once during that time. They’ve never finished lower than fourth in the exceptionally loaded Big Ten. Think on that, and consider the persistence and consistency Ryan imparts to a team that changes in makeup every season. The grit…

  13. Senior McKissic wows Sun Devils in scrimmage

    Oct 12, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

    Herb Sendek

    My man Rob Dauster laid out the case for Arizona State as a potential Top 25 team earlier this month, while stopping just short of actually assigning them one of the coveted preseason numbers. It’s a reasonable precaution – we’ve seen Herb Sendek do more with less and less with more and we’re all waiting…

  14. Experienced backcourt of Comer and Thompson hope to lead Dunk City back to glory

    Oct 12, 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. America is familiar with common Florida destinations like South Beach and Disney, but last March, basketball fans quickly became aware of the brand-new Sunshine State landmark known affectionately by college basketball enthusiasts…

  15. Freshman Deonte Burton wins Marquette Madness dunk contest (VIDEO)

    Oct 12, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

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    More Midnight Madness action continued on Friday night after a few schools like Kansas and Indiana began their festivities last weekend. This weekend, Marquette was the big program to host their kickoff event as 4,000 fans went to the Al McGuire Center to check out Marquette Madness on Friday night. The event featured a scrimmage…

  16. Florida State guard Aaron Thomas uses Jameis Winston for alley-oop during dunk contest (VIDEO)

    Oct 12, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

    Duke v Florida State

    Using props and guests has become the norm during dunk contests and the college game is no exception. Florida State sophomore guard Aaron Thomas used this tactic to his advantage during the Seminoles’ Midnight Madness celebration by incorporating Heisman candidate and wildly popular Seminole starting quarterback Jameis Winston into his dunk during the dunk contest.…

  17. JuCo transfer Danny Lawhorn leaves Washington State

    Oct 12, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    Ken Bone

    Washington State took a big blow to start their 2013-14 campaign as the school announced Friday that junior college transfer and junior point guard Danny Lawhorn was leaving the team. The news was first reported by Jacob Thorne of The Spokesman-Review and it means that the Cougars will still be seeking answers at point guard. In a…

  18. Atlantic Sun 2013-14 Preview: Dunk City returns plenty for another run

    Oct 12, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Bernard Thompson celebrates the Eagles win over the Georgetown Hoyas in their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    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 our previews for the…

  19. Ohio State has multiple options as they address the loss of Deshaun Thomas

    Oct 11, 2013, 5:55 PM EST

    Ohio State Buckeyes' Ross watches his game-winning three-point shot along with Arizona Wildcats' Lyons in the closing seconds of their West Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Los Angeles

    With leading scorer Deshaun Thomas now playing professionally the Ohio State Buckeyes find themselves looking for a player capable of taking the reins offensively. But if anything the 2013-14 season is setting up to be one in which multiple players shoulder the load for Thad Matta’s squad. One of those options is junior forward LaQuinton…

  20. UNLV, Kansas agree to home-and-home series beginning in 2014

    Oct 11, 2013, 4:30 PM EST

    Mountain West Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals Wyoming v UNLV

    It’s never too early to begin setting up non-conference schedules for future seasons, as it was announced on Thursday that UNLV and Kansas have agreed to a home-and-home series beginning with the 2014-15 season. That game will be played in Lawrence, with UNLV hosting the return game at the Thomas & Mack Center at some…