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  1. After gruesome leg injury in Elite Eight, Kevin Ware dunking again (VIDEO)

    Sep 16, 2013, 6:30 PM EST

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    Kevin Ware suffered the leg injury that everyone will remember in 2013, fracturing his right leg in gruesome fashion during Louisville’s Elite Eight win over Duke on March 31st. The Cardinals 6-foot-4 junior guard had surgery to add a rod to his right tibia and it looked like Ware would be out for a very long…

  2. Virginia Tech gets commitment from 2014 wing T.J. Lang

    Sep 16, 2013, 5:15 PM EST

    James Johnson

    The Virginia Tech Hokies scored a commitment from 2014 wing T.J. Lang on Monday afternoon as the forward pledged to head coach James Johnson. The 6’6″ Lang is the son of former Duke star Antonio Lang and averaged 17.1 points and 4.9 boards per game in his junior year at McGill-Toolen High School as he was…

  3. Kerwin Okoro changed NCAA transfer guidelines, Drew Wilson benefits

    Sep 16, 2013, 4:26 PM EST

    Rutgers Athletics

    It took some time, but Kerwin Okoro got his waiver. The Iowa State transfer will be eligible immediately to play at Rutgers. If you missed the controversy, Okoro lost both his brother (cancer) and his father last season. The New York City native transferred to get closer to home, but his waiver was initially denied…

  4. Colorado athletes assist victims displaced by flooding

    Sep 16, 2013, 3:44 PM EST

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    Colorado was drenched with rain in the last week, setting off horrific flooding that has left certain towns almost unreachable. Four people have been killed and more than a thousand are yet to be accounted for. The people there need help, and Colorado University is doing what they can to chip in. On Saturday, the…

  5. Assigned Reading: Roy Williams, fundraisers and a walk at the beach

    Sep 16, 2013, 2:39 PM EST

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    Over Labor Day weekend, a woman named Hannah Telman was planning on hosting a fundraiser for her friend Amy Louthan who needed surgery to remove a brain tumor. Telman’s plan? To host a fundraising run in Wrightsville Beach, NC. That just so happened to take place in the same neighborhood where UNC head coach Roy…

  6. Report: Kyle Anderson ‘likely’ to turn pro after this year

    Sep 16, 2013, 12:53 PM EST

    Kyle Anderson UCLA

    The season hasn’t started, but we’ve had another player announce his intentions to turn pro after the season. Kyle Anderson’s father all but told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that he will be heading to the NBA after the season. Both Marcus Smart and Jahii Carson made similar statements already this offseason. “It’s more than likely that…

  7. Coach K on transfers: ‘There should be no exceptions … I think it’s a farce’

    Sep 16, 2013, 11:58 AM EST

    Mike Krzyzewski

    September marks the beginning of college basketball season this year, as teams are now allowed to being practice on the 27th of this month. But it also happens to be just about as dead as the offseason gets for college hoops. The news coming out is limited, and all anyone cares about is football, fantasy…

  8. Report: Greg Anthony, Clark Kellogg swapping roles at CBS

    Sep 16, 2013, 10:17 AM EST

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    Clark Kellogg’s five-year run as CBS’ lead college basketball analyst appears to be over. According to a report from SI.com’s Richard Deitscsh, Greg Anthony will be taking over as the network’s lead-game analyst, teaming with Jim Nantz in the role previously held by Kellogg and Billy Packer before him. Kellogg will be headed back to…

  9. 2014 forward/center David Wacker becomes Boise State’s second commitment

    Sep 15, 2013, 11:26 PM EST

    Leon Rice

    After landing their first verbal commitment in the 2014 class last weekend (shooting guard Chandler Hutchison), Boise State landed a second verbal commitment as 6-9 forward/center David Wacker announced his decision on Sunday. The news was first reported by Robin Washut of Rivals.com. Wacker, a native of Converse, Texas, attends Judson High School where plays…

  10. Report: Vanderbilt lands commitment from 2014 SG Matthew Fisher-Davis

    Sep 15, 2013, 9:30 PM EST

    Kevin Stallings

    With Kyle Fuller entering his senior season and leading scorer Kedren Johnson suspended for the entire 2013-14 season, Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings needed some reinforcements on the perimeter. Earlier this summer the Commodores received a verbal commitment from shooting guard Wade Baldwin, and late Sunday evening it was reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com that…

  11. NCAA prohibits coaches from visiting programs deemed to be ‘non-scholastic’

    Sep 15, 2013, 7:20 PM EST

    Jake Thomas

    With college coaches in the portion of their recruiting calendar where they’re allowed to visit high schools throughout the country, this is an important time for many young players across the country. Those open gym sessions can be a game-changer of sorts, as a player who performs well could land himself a scholarship offer that…

  12. Northwestern forward Mike Turner takes leave of absence from program

    Sep 15, 2013, 6:10 PM EST

    Travis Carroll

    First-year head coach Chris Collins has made quite a splash in his first few months on the job. Recruiting has picked up, with the Wildcats landing verbal commitments from guards Vic Law and Bryant McIntosh and forward Gavin Skelly. With the success on the recruiting trail, the most important question to be answered is whether…

  13. Odessa JC PG Josh Gray verbally commits to attend Florida State

    Sep 15, 2013, 5:07 PM EST

    Chris Walker, Josh Gray

    While much of the coverage on recruiting tends to focus on players making the move from high school to the college level, the junior college ranks can prove to be quite fruitful for a program. Such has been the case for Florida State over the last week, as the Seminoles have added two highly-regarded players…

  14. Cliff Alexander tweets he and JaQuan Lyle will play in college together

    Sep 15, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

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    Cliff Alexander, the #2 rated recruit in ESPN’s Top 100 rankings for the class of 2014, tweeted out earlier this afternoon that he plans to play his college basketball with JaQuan Lyle, the #22 recruit, according to ESPN. These “package deals” seem to be all the rage this offseason, along with schools unveiling courts with…

  15. Drew Wilson ruled immediately eligible for Oral Roberts

    Sep 15, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    orugoldeneagles.com

    In late May, Drew Wilson transferred from Missouri State to Oral Roberts in order to be closer to his family following the death of his sister. It was expected, at first, that Wilson would be ruled eligible to play in the 2013-14 season, but his initial request for immediate eligibility was denied. However, his case…

  16. Wisconsin’s season ticket sales TV spot (VIDEO)

    Sep 15, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

    Ole Miss v Wisconsin

    Remember that game last year between Wisconsin and Michigan where Ben Brust tied the game with a heave from just inside midcourt as time expired? If your memory is a bit fuzzy, here’s a reminder: It was one of the most memorable games from last season and an incredible shot from Brust, who said following…

  17. Jim Calhoun still has an ‘itch’ for the game

    Sep 15, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

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    Talk to former college athletes, and many will tell you that the biggest competitor on their team was not a player, but rather a coach — the head coach. The sport they coach and the kids they mentor are their profession and, ultimately, winning is how any coach will be judged. It has been just…

  18. 2014 forward Paul White commits to Georgetown

    Sep 15, 2013, 11:20 AM EST

    247sports.com

    John Thompson III and Georgetown picked up a big commitment over the weekend as Paul White, a 6-foot-8 forward from Chicago, IL, announced that he will be a Georgetown Hoya beginning in the fall of 2014. White, the #57 player in ESPN’s 2014 Top 100 recruiting rankings, made his second visit to Georgetown this weekend,…

  19. 2014 forward Vince Edwards commits to Purdue

    Sep 15, 2013, 10:15 AM EST

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    Matt Painter had been recruiting Vince Edwards, a 6-foot-6 forward from Franklin, OH, dating back to the fall of 2011. Finally, on Edwards’ official visit to Purdue over the weekend, he pledged a commitment to play for Painter at Purdue. Painter’s persistence paid off, especially considering that Big Ten rival Michigan recently came into the…

  20. Report: Pseudo-Bucky is roaming Madison, Wisconsin

    Sep 14, 2013, 9:15 PM EST

    MARY SPICUZZA – State Journal

    Bucky the Badger is a common sight at Camp Randall Stadium these days, and soon enough we’ll be seeing him on the sidelines at the Kohl Center, rooting Bo Ryan’s troops on in their nearly decade-and-a-half streak of NCAA tournament appearances. Where Bucky shouldn’t be, according to the Wisconsin State Journal, is hanging out at…