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  1. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 24 Notre Dame Fighting Irish

    Oct 1, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

    Fighting Irish's Brey holds his team back against Eagles during their NCAA men's college basketball game at the 2013 Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York

    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…

  2. Fresno State forward Braeden Anderson expected to miss season after neck surgery

    Sep 30, 2013, 9:40 PM EST

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    After suffering a broken neck during a car accident earlier this month, Fresno State sophomore forward Braeden Anderson is recovering and back on campus. Anderson suffered a displacement of the C-5 through C-6 vertebrae and went through two surgeries after the September 3rd collision in which he was a passenger and hit his head on…

  3. Could Josh Smith be immediately eligible for Georgetown?

    Sep 30, 2013, 8:20 PM EST

    Legends Classic - UCLA v Georgia

    Georgetown is facing some questions about its frontcourt as they enter the 2013-14 season. Greg Whittingham is out with a torn ACL and Otto Porter is in a Washington Wizards uniform now, so the Hoyas will rely heavily on junior Mikael Hopkins and senior Nate Lubick to play the bulk of the interior minutes early…

  4. Miami (OH) sophomore guard Willie Moore granted immediate eligibility

    Sep 30, 2013, 7:00 PM EST

    John Cooper

    The NCAA has granted Miami (OH) sophomore guard Willie Moore immediate eligibility this season after the Cincinnati-native transferred from Oregon, NBCSports.com has learned. Miami (OH) Associate Athletic Communications Director Angie Renninger confirmed with NBCSports.com that the 6’3″ Moore was granted immediate eligibility this season. RedHawks Head Coach John Cooper is excited about the addition of the…

  5. James Madison sophomore guard Andre Nation suspended first 15 games of season

    Sep 30, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    William Mary James Madison Basketball

    James Madison on Monday announced that sophomore guard Andre Nation has been suspended the first 15 games of the 2013-14 season due to a violation of athletic department policy. According to a release from the university, Nation — the lone returning starter for James Madison this season — will be suspended until the Dukes’ second Colonial…

  6. Clemson freshman guard Patrick Rooks to miss season with a hip injury

    Sep 30, 2013, 5:00 PM EST

    Brad Brownell

    Clemson will have an uphill battle this season in the ACC with no seniors and a very young team and the Tigers were dealt a blow over the weekend as the team announced that freshman guard Patrick Rooks would miss the entire 2013-14 season with a hip injury. According to a release from the team,…

  7. 3,000 students turn out for MSU’s annual Izzone Campout (PHOTOS)

    Sep 30, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

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    The Izzone Campout is an annual rite of passage at Michigan State. Every year, the Spartan student section spends one Friday night out on Munn Field, setting up tents and basketball hoops and grills and everything else a 19 year old college kid could possibly need to get him through a weekend night. The players…

  8. Jamie Dixon dressed up as Uncle Si at Pitt’s Morning Madness (PHOTO)

    Sep 30, 2013, 2:30 PM EST

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    We officially have our first highlight from 2013 Midnight Madness celebrations even if it didn’t happen at midnight. On Saturday, Pitt basketball hosted their Morning Madness, kicking off a day worth of tailgating for students getting ready to see the Panthers host Virginia on the gridiron. There were dunk contests and some Pitt hoops Family…

  9. Providence continues to add to a loaded recruiting class with forward Ben Bentil

    Sep 30, 2013, 1:10 PM EST

    Ed Cooley

    Ed Cooley continues to load up on talent in the Class of 2014 as the Providence head coach today earned a commitment from Ben Bentil, a 6-foot-8 forward from St. Andrew’s (DE). Bentil, who tweeted out his decision on Monday afternoon, picked the Friars over Temple and Miami, among others. Bentil is a powerful, 6-foot-8…

  10. Top 25 non-conference games for 2013-2014

    Sep 30, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    NCAA Final Four Kentucky Louisville Basketball

    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 previews for the month, click…

  11. Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak is Salt Lake City’s newest crimefighter

    Sep 30, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Utah v Oregon - Pac-12 Semifinals

    Larry Krystkowiak, Utah’s head coach, is an intimidating figure. Standing 6-foot-9, Krystkowiak spent a dozen years in the NBA, earning himself a reputation for being a hard-nosed effort guy rather than an uber-talented perennial all-star. He’s not the kind of guy to back down from a confrontation. Over the weekend, “Barney Fife” did just that,…

  12. Angel Rodriguez will not play for Miami in 2013-2014

    Sep 30, 2013, 10:24 AM EST

    Wildcats guard Rodriguez defended by Explorers guard Galloway tries a last-second shot that failed to tie the game in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in Kansas City

    Angel Rodriguez has decided to redshirt the 2013-2014 season, according to a release from Miami. Rodriguez transferred into the program from Kansas State to be closer to his family — he went to high school in the area — and many were waiting to hear whether or not he would be granted a waiver to…

  13. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 25 Indiana Hoosiers

    Sep 30, 2013, 9:45 AM EST

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    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 previews…

  14. Report: Rutgers transfer Eli Carter gets his waiver from the NCAA

    Sep 30, 2013, 9:04 AM EST

    Eli Carter, Gene Teague

    Eli Carter has been cleared to play immediately at Florida. The Rutgers transfer received a waiver from the NCAA that will allow him to suit up this season. Carter left the program after a video of former Scarlet Knight head coach throwing balls at his players and using gay slurs directed towards them was made…

  15. Sunday proves fruitful on the recruiting trail for Harvard

    Sep 29, 2013, 10:30 PM EST

    Tommy Amaker

    On the heels of the most successful season in the history of the program, reaching the NCAA tournament for the second consecutive season and upsetting New Mexico in the Round of 64, the Harvard Crimson are expected to build on that success in 2013-14. Point guard Siyani Chambers, shooting guard Laurent Rivard and forward Wesley…

  16. Junior college wing Dwayne Benjamin verbally commits to Oregon

    Sep 29, 2013, 6:03 PM EST

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

    With returnees Dominic Artis and Damyean Dotson being sophomores, Houston transfer Joseph Young being a junior (either this season or next, depending upon the result of his request to be granted immediate eligibility) and junior college transfers Elgin Cook and Jalil Abdul-Bassit being juniors as well, the Oregon Ducks don’t lack for depth on the…

  17. Cincinnati aims to keep leading scorer Sean Kilpatrick fresh during preseason

    Sep 29, 2013, 4:40 PM EST

    Big East Basketball Tournament - Cincinnati v Georgetown

    Entering the 2012-13 season there were high hopes for Cincinnati wing Sean Kilpatrick and the redshirt senior certainly didn’t disappoint, averaging 17.0 points and 5.2 rebounds per game for a team that reached the NCAA tournament for the third consecutive season under head coach Mick Cronin. Kilpatrick’s production opened a door in the form of…

  18. Defense to be a staple of Texas basketball in 2013-14

    Sep 29, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

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    Criticize Rick Barnes all you want — believe me, the criticism is not unfounded — but the longtime Texas coach has built quite the resume for himself in his time with the Longhorns. He has been the head coach for 15 years, and in his first 14 years earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament…

  19. Willie Cauley-Stein to miss 10-14 days with right hand injury

    Sep 29, 2013, 2:05 PM EST

    Willie Cauley-Stein

    It was announced on Saturday night that Willie Cauley-Stein, a projected starter for Kentucky in the frontcourt, will miss up to two weeks of practice time due to an injury sustained to his right hand. Considering the time of Cauley-Stein’s injury and if the 10-14 days of absence are accurate, he certainly should not miss…

  20. 2014 SG Adonys Henriquez commits to Central Florida

    Sep 29, 2013, 1:30 PM EST

    247sports.com

    Donnie Jones is at it again. Less than two weeks after earning a commitment from Alex Owens, a top player in the class of 2015 from from Orlando, FL, Jones received good news on Sunday morning when Adonys Henriquez verbally committed to play at Central Florida. Henriquez, like Jones, is from Orlando and is ranked…