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  1. Louisville guard Kevin Ware cleared to begin basketball workouts

    Oct 4, 2013, 5:20 PM EST

    Kevin Ware  Tymell Murphy

    Given the nature of the injury suffered by Louisville guard Kevin Ware during the Cardinals’ Elite 8 win over Duke in the NCAA tournament, few expected the junior to be ready to practice in the days leading up to the defending national champion’s season opener on November 9 against the College of Charleston. But less…

  2. 2014 center Chinanu Onuaku verbally commits to attend Louisville

    Oct 4, 2013, 3:59 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    Another of the nation’s top interior prospects in the 2014 class is off the board, as 6-foot-10 center Chinanu Onuaku verbally committed to attend [school] during a press conference held at Riverdale Baptist High School in Upper Marlboro, Md. Onuaku, the younger brother of former Syracuse center Arinze Onuaku, chose Louisville over Georgetown and Miami.…

  3. 2013-2014’s Impact Junior College Transfers

    Oct 4, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    Chris Jones

    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 our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  4. Rutgers junior guard Myles Mack expected to lead the way in 2013-14

    Oct 4, 2013, 1:43 PM EST

    Big East Basketball Tournament - Second Round - Rutgers v Notre Dame

    To say that the 2012-13 season wasn’t a smooth one for the Rutgers basketball program would be an understatement. Video of Mike Rice’s behavior in practices became public in the spring, resulting in his firing, the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti and four players deciding to transfer. There are new leaders of both the…

  5. Integrating Kyle Casey and Brandyn Curry back into Harvard’s program

    Oct 4, 2013, 1:00 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. After winning the Ivy League title outright in the 2011-12 season and earning their first bid to the NCAA Tournament since 1946, Harvard was poised to repeat as Ivy champs the following season, and…

  6. 2013-14 Ivy League Preview: The year of the Crimson

    Oct 4, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    New Mexico v Harvard

    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…

  7. Top 100 forward Donte Grantham commits to Clemson

    Oct 4, 2013, 10:10 AM EST

    247Sports.com

    Outside of leading returning scorer and rebounder K.J. McDaniels (10.2, 5.0), the Clemson Tigers don’t have much depth at the small forward position. Outside of the 6-foot-7 junior the majority of their experience is on the perimeter, with guards Jordan Roper, Adonis Filer and Demarcus Harrison among the returnees. With this in mind the Tigers…

  8. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 21 UCLA Bruins

    Oct 4, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    UCLA Introduces Steve Alford

    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…

  9. 2014 wing Trevon Bluiett no longer committed to UCLA

    Oct 3, 2013, 11:06 PM EST

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    One of the biggest reasons why 6-foot-6 wing Trevon Bluiett verbally committed to attend UCLA over the summer was the fact that his old high school coach, Ed Schilling, was hired as an assistant by new head coach Steve Alford. But the familiarity with Schilling wasn’t enough to keep Bluiett on board, as it was…

  10. Top 25 2014 prospect Goodluck Okonoboh commits to UNLV

    Oct 3, 2013, 9:28 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    6-foot-9 power forward/center Goodluck Okonoboh has transformed himself into one of the nation’s premier big men over the last year, going from a player who was merely on the radar of some of the nation’s best programs to a highly sought-after front court prospect. On Thursday evening Okonoboh announced where he would be attending college…

  11. UConn senior forward Tyler Olander cleared to rejoin team

    Oct 3, 2013, 8:01 PM EST

    Tyler Olander, Justin Jackson

    Last month UConn senior power forward Tyler Olander was suspended indefinitely by head coach Kevin Ollie after the Mansfield, Conn. native was arrested on charges of driving under intoxication. Ultimately that charge was dropped when tests showed that Olander was below the legal limit, with the end result being that Olander was required to pay…

  12. Report: Senior center Wendell Lewis dismissed from Mississsippi State program

    Oct 3, 2013, 6:20 PM EST

    Wendell Lewis, Jamil Wilson

    In late June 6-foot-9 senior center Wendell Lewis was granted a fifth year of eligibility by the Southeastern Conference, a move that was supposed to give Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray some added experience in the paint in 2013-14. Lewis played in just eight games last season before fracturing the patella in his right…

  13. America East announces new format for conference tournament

    Oct 3, 2013, 4:54 PM EST

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    One of the bigger upsets during conference tournament play last season was Albany’s win over regular season champion Stony Brook in the semifinals of the America East tournament. That contest drew added attention due to the fact that the Great Danes, who went on to represent the league in the NCAA tournament, hosted the first…

  14. Cat Barber suffers concussion in practice, is day-to-day

    Oct 3, 2013, 3:27 PM EST

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    Cat Barber was the first casualty of practice down at N.C. State. On Tuesday, he highly-touted freshman knocked heads with T.J. Warren after diving for a loose ball and got a concussion. According to a release from the athletic department, Barber is considered day-to-day as he works his way through the school’s concussion protocol. This…

  15. Report: Illinois State’s MiKyle McIntosh ruled non-qualifier, to miss the season

    Oct 3, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    FIBA

    Ro Russell strikes again. MiKyle McIntosh was ruled a non-qualifier by the NCAA today, according to reports, and will be forced to essentially redshirt this season at Illinois State. McIntosh, a native of Canada, was at 22 Feet Academy in Kentucky last season, but he also attended Christian Faith Center Academy in the past. That’s…

  16. 2013-2014 Season Preview: College Hoops Breakout Players

    Oct 3, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

    Montrezl Harrell

    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 our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  17. Colorado’s Josh Scott ‘Buff-ed’ up this summer

    Oct 3, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

    Josh Scott, Nnanna Egwu

    Josh Scott hit a wall midway through his freshman season. Colorado’s 6-foot-10 center went for double figures in 15 of his first 19 games, but he began to struggle late in conference play. A brutal concussion he suffered in February against Arizona State kept him out of two games, and he was never quite able…

  18. Rick Pitino gets hung up on by Boston radio station

    Oct 3, 2013, 12:03 PM EST

    Rick Pitino

    Rick Pitino is doing the media rounds this week after releasing his new book called The One-Day Contract. He’s one of the more fascinating characters in sports these days. After going through a humiliating, self-inflicted public lawsuit a couple of years back, one which nearly cost him his job and his family, Pitino has come…

  19. ‘It’s gotta be the shoes?’ Players use designs to show off personality

    Oct 3, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    University of Miami guard Rion Brown reacts after hitting a free throw late in the game against the University of Illinois during their third round NCAA basketball game in Austin, Texas

    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. “If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you play good. If you play good, they pay good.” Those are the famous words of Deion Sanders, and while college…

  20. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 22 New Mexico Lobos

    Oct 3, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

    Kendall Williams

    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…