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  1. Late Night Snacks: First Saturday of the season produces no upsets

    Nov 10, 2013, 2:56 AM EST

    Steve Masiello

    GAME OF THE DAY: Manhattan 99, La Salle 90 (2OT) The Jaspers and Explorers played an outstanding game at Tom Gola Arena, with Manhattan coming back from four points down with 23 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime. Guard George Beamon scored 24 points in his return to the court, and Mike Alvarado put…

  2. Drew Crawford ‘announces’ his return in Chris Collins’ first win at Northwestern

    Nov 10, 2013, 12:21 AM EST

    Drew Crawford

    Northwestern has never reached the NCAA tournament. Never. They’ve come close on a few occasions, but the Wildcat faithful have never seen their team’s name show up on television when the brackets are announced. That’s the task that first-year head coach Chris Collins is faced with, to strengthen the program to the point where it…

  3. Second half dominance highlights Brandon Miller’s first regular season win at Butler

    Nov 9, 2013, 10:50 PM EST

    Brandon Miller

    New Butler head coach Brandon Miller got his first taste of regular season play as a head coach on Saturday evening, and the game against Lamar at Hinkle Fieldhouse didn’t get off to the start that he had hoped for. The Bulldogs had some issues defensively, which allowed the Cardinals to hang around and essentially…

  4. Niagara/Seton Hall tilt falls short of NCAA fouls records

    Nov 9, 2013, 9:49 PM EST

    Kevin Willard

    When the NCAA announced the approved rules changes for college basketball back in June, many wondered what the impact would be. With the amount of contact allowed to be limited, naysayers foresaw a day in which a game would go well beyond the usual two-hour timeframe with a seemingly endless parade to the foul line…

  5. New season means new role for Ohio State’s Sam Thompson

    Nov 9, 2013, 8:34 PM EST

    Morgan State v Ohio State

    The biggest question for Ohio State entering the 2013-14 season was how they’d account for the offensive production lost when Deshaun Thomas made the decision to turn pro. In the Buckeyes’ 89-50 win over Morgan State, five players reached double figures with Lenzelle Smith Jr.’s 18 points leading the way and Shannon Scott scoring a…

  6. Tim Frazier posts double-double in first regular season game since last November

    Nov 9, 2013, 7:10 PM EST

    Tim Frazier

    In the first half of Penn State’s 85-60 loss to Akron in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off last November, Penn State guard Tim Frazier saw his senior season come to an end due to a ruptured Achilles tendon. Without their starting point guard the Nittany Lions struggled for much of the 2012-13 campaign,…

  7. Memphis lands third JUCO recruit in guard Avery Woodson

    Nov 9, 2013, 6:32 PM EST

    memphis

    With four seniors at the guard position entering the 2013-14 campaign, the Memphis Tigers will have some holes to fill with their 2014 recruiting class. Junior college prospects can help in this regard, as they possess more game experience than the standard recruit and therefore could be better equipped to help a program immediately. On…

  8. Jordan Sibert’s last-second three-pointer pushes Dayton past IPFW (VIDEO)

    Nov 9, 2013, 5:21 PM EST

    Dayton Athletics

    Up three in the final seconds, the age-old question for teams in that situation is whether they decide to give the foul or defend straight up. That’s the question IPFW had to address in the final seconds of their game at Dayton Saturday afternoon, with the Mastodons holding an 80-77 lead after a pair of…

  9. Manhattan outlasts La Salle in double-overtime, 99-90

    Nov 9, 2013, 5:07 PM EST

    GoJaspers.com

    Manhattan made a statement on Saturday, winning a thrilling, double-overtime battle at La Salle 99-90. George Beamon led five scorers in double-figures with 24 points and eight boards while Emmy Andujar chipped in with 14 points, 11 boards, three assists and three steals. Tyrone Garland led the way for La Salle with 28 points, which…

  10. Louisville’s struggles on Saturday the result missing key players

    Nov 9, 2013, 4:08 PM EST

    AP photo

    If you didn’t watch No. 3 Louisville’s 70-48 win over the College of Charleston on Saturday afternoon, if you simply took at gander at the box score after getting your fill of college football, you would think that the short-handed Cardinals made short work of the Cougars. Hey, they won by 22 points, right? Russ…

  11. Louisville opens the season with win over Charleston

    Nov 9, 2013, 3:30 PM EST

    AP photo

    Louisville opened its season with a 70-48 win over Charleston on Saturday afternoon in a home win, but it wasn’t always as easy as the score would appear. The defending champion Cardinals came into the game without suspended forward Chane Behanan or injured wing Luke Hancock and both could return soon but for awhile the…

  12. Miami’s offense struggles in home loss

    Nov 9, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

    Miami Hurricanes head coach Jim Larranaga directs his team in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game against the Marquette Golden Eagles in Washington

    It was known that Miami would struggle this season after their ACC championship and Sweet 16 run by losing their top six players. The Hurricane defense looked great in their opening game, but Miami’s offense struggled as they lost at home to St. Francis (NY) 66-62 in overtime. The Hurricanes were 0-for-15 from the three-point…

  13. South Carolina guard Tyrone Johnson immediately eligible

    Nov 9, 2013, 12:45 PM EST

    Frank Martin

    South Carolina gained an instant boost to its backcourt when it was announced today from the University and head coach Frank Martin that junior guard Tyrone Johnson was granted a waiver from the NCAA allowing him to play. Johnson transferred to South Carolina from Villanova and has been practicing with the Gamecocks since January. He’ll…

  14. How did the top five freshmen fare in their first college game?

    Nov 9, 2013, 12:20 PM EST

    Kentucky Athletics

    There’s a ton of hype surrounding the top five in this year’s freshman class and last year’s Rivals Class of 2013 top five of Andrew Wiggins, Julius Randle, Aaron Gordon, Jabari Parker and Andrew Harrison played last night in their college debuts. We’ll start with Kentucky, since they had the top class and started four…

  15. Minnesota suspends Mo Walker for six games

    Nov 9, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    Maurice Walker

    Minnesota and new head coach Richard Pitino had a tough blow on Friday as the school announced that junior center Maurice Walker would be suspended the first six games of the season for an undisclosed violation of team rules. The 6-foot-10 junior center averaged 2.2 points and two rebounds per game in a little over…

  16. POSTERIZED: Arkansas wing Michael Qualls soars over defender

    Nov 9, 2013, 10:10 AM EST

    Arkansas Razorbacks Anderson looks on as his team takes on the LSU Tigers during the first round of the SEC men's NCAA basketball tournament in New Orleans

    College basketball being back means more #POSTERIZED, and I can certainly live with that. Arkansas 6-foot-6 sophomore Michael Qualls gets up on this dunk and its one of the more impressive finishes we’re sure to see this season. Follow @phillipshoops

  17. Saturday’s Pregame Shootaround: Quiet Saturday follows a loaded opening night

    Nov 9, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Kevin Ware, Rick Pitino

    GAME OF THE DAY: Charleston at No. 3 Louisville, 1:00 p.m. Charleston is one of the stronger mid-major programs out there but that doesn’t change the fact that it will be tough for the Cougars to hang with Louisville. It’s worth noting, however, that Charleston big man Adjehi Baru was actually a more highly-touted recruit…

  18. Late Night Snacks: Ranked teams finish the night unscathed

    Nov 9, 2013, 2:52 AM EST

    Bryce Cotton

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Providence 82, Boston College 78 OT The Friars got 28 points from Bryce Cotton, seven of which came in the extra frame, as we got a thriller in the first game of the new Big East. BC forced the overtime when Olivier Hanlon, who finished with 23 points before fouling out,…

  19. Fresno State beats UC-Irvine with halfcourt buzzer-beater in overtime (VIDEO)

    Nov 9, 2013, 1:20 AM EST

    Allen Huddleston, Colton Iverson

    What better way to kick off the college hoops season that with a late-night, half-court buzzer-beater in overtime? Allen Huddleston of Fresno State capped of a ridiculous game with a prayer from 45 feet to beat UC-Irvine, which was barely more ridiculous than the final minute of the extra frame, which saw five — yes,…

  20. Baylor earns an important, hard fought win against Colorado, 72-60

    Nov 9, 2013, 12:38 AM EST

    ScottDrew

    It’s games like these between two fringe Top 25 teams — Baylor is ranked No. 25 in the AP Poll, while Colorado received 83 votes — that make or break resumes come March. In Dallas on Friday evening, Baylor grinded out a 72-60 victory against Colorado. The Bears led for much of the game, and…