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  1. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 16 UConn Huskies

    Oct 11, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Kevin Ollie, DeAndre Daniels, Tyler Olander

    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. Kansas reenacted two other movies during ‘Late Night at The Phog’

    Oct 10, 2013, 9:50 PM EST

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    During “Late Night at The Phog” festivities there were three video skits shown to the fans in attendance at Allen Fieldhouse. There was the clip reenacting a scene from the movie “Old School” with strength and conditioning coach Andrea Hudy and head coach Bill Self motivating the newcomers and Kansas play-by-play announcer Max Falkenstein. The…

  3. Why’s Maryland freshman Roddy Peters wearing No. 2? Let Juan Dixon explain

    Oct 10, 2013, 8:31 PM EST

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    There’s no doubt that Juan Dixon is one of the greatest players in the history of Maryland basketball. The Baltimore native led the Terps to two Final Four appearances and their lone national title in 2002, doing so while wearing the number 3. But even with this being the case, there seems to be a…

  4. Kevin Ware to suit up for Louisville’s opener on November 9

    Oct 10, 2013, 7:25 PM EST

    Louisville v Wichita State

    As the start of the regular season approaches, the return of Louisville guard Kevin Ware does as well. According to head coach Rick Pitino the junior guard, who suffered a broken leg in the first half of Louisville’s Elite Eight victory over Duke in March, is expected to be in uniform when the defending national…

  5. NBCSports.com’s 2013-2014 Mid-Major All-Americans

    Oct 10, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Elfrid Payton (AP photo)

    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…

  6. 2014 center Jabari Craig verbally commits to attend USC

    Oct 10, 2013, 5:03 PM EST

    247Sports.com

    With centers Omar Oraby and D.J. Haley out of eligibility at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season, the USC Trojans can use some more big men as they look to improve their standing within the Pac-12. On Thursday head coach Andy Enfield and his staff received a verbal commitment from 6-foot-10 center Jabari Craig, who…

  7. Memphis assistant Robert Kirby donates a kidney to his sister

    Oct 10, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

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    Robert Kirby’s mother died of lupus 17 years ago, so when the Memphis assistant coach was given a chance to save his sister from the disease, he didn’t hesitate. Kirby donated a kidney to his sister on Tuesday, a procedure which likely saved her life. “My mother wouldn’t allow us to donate,” Kirby told Andy…

  8. High Point’s Allan Chaney wants to end long, challenging career with tourney appearance

    Oct 10, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

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    For three years, Allan Chaney watched college basketball from the sideline. The first came while he was at Virginia Tech, where he sat out his sophomore season after transferring from Florida. The next two season, however, would be much more challenging than simply following NCAA transfer rules. The 6-foot-9 Chaney endured two grueling years after he…

  9. BYU’s focus this preseason has been on defense, as it should be

    Oct 10, 2013, 2:10 PM EST

    Tyler Haws, Robert Brown

    BYU will enter the 2013-2014 season with one of the best perimeter attacks on the West Coast. Tyler Haws is a potential all-american, a 6-foot-4 off-guard that averaged 21.7 points despite coming off of a two-year mission to the Phillipines. Matt Carlino may not be the second coming of Jimmer Fredette, but the UCLA transfer…

  10. Duke becomes the first college team to implement SportVU tracking system

    Oct 10, 2013, 1:13 PM EST

    Miami v Duke

    SportVU is a player tracking camera system that has revolutionized the way that some data is analyzed by NBA teams. What is SportVU? It’s a system that records the coordinates of the players, the refs and the ball 25 times per second to spit out data on things as simple as the exact number of…

  11. 2013-2014 Big South Preview: High Point, Charleston Southern return strong in league with sleepers

    Oct 10, 2013, 12:00 PM EST

    High Points John Brown, via HPU Men's 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. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  12. Kelly Oubre Sr.: ‘Coach Self doesn’t kick you out if you are not ready’

    Oct 10, 2013, 10:52 AM EST

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    Kelly Oubre committed to Kansas on Tuesday afternoon, picking the Jayhawks over what many believed to be Kentucky and … well, only Kentucky. A 6-foot-7 wing that can score, defend and really, really shoot the ball, there are some that believe that Oubre could end up being one of the best long-term NBA prospects in…

  13. Malik Pope commits to San Diego State

    Oct 10, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

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    San Diego State landed their third commitment in the Class of 2014, as Malik Pope announced on Wednesday night that he would be an Aztec when he gets to college. Pope has all the physical tools to be a terrific player at the collegiate level. At 6-foot-8, he’s an explosive wing that can run the…

  14. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 17 Wichita State Shockers

    Oct 10, 2013, 9:00 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…

  15. Creighton begins Big East era with new logos, court design

    Oct 9, 2013, 9:28 PM EST

    Creighton Athletics

    Given some of the outlandish court designs that have been unveiled this offseason, Creighton’s submission isn’t one that will spark widespread panic (or worse). But what the change does represent is a new era, with the school now a member of the Big East Conference. With veterans like Doug McDermott, Grant Gibbs and Jahenns Manigat…

  16. Florida ‘partially reinstates’ senior guard Scottie Wilbekin

    Oct 9, 2013, 7:16 PM EST

    Florida Gators Wilbekin chases the ball after a turnover as Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Comer tries to recover during the second half in their South Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Arlington

    Indefinite suspensions seem to have become more common in recent years, with the designation allowing college coaches to (in theory) evaluate the suspended player over a length of time in order to make sure that a lesson’s been learned. One player in that position this offseason was Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin, who was suspended by…

  17. NBCSports.com’s 2013-2014 Mid-Major Power Rankings

    Oct 9, 2013, 6:00 PM 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. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  18. Hip procedure sidelines Texas PG Javan Felix indefinitely

    Oct 9, 2013, 4:57 PM EST

    Melvin Ejim, Javan Felix

    With Myck Kabongo sidelined for the first 23 games of the 2012-13 season due to a violation of NCAA rules (and his not being forthcoming when questioned about his acceptance of impermissible benefits), Texas point guard Javan Felix went through a “baptism by fire” of sorts at the point guard position. The New Orleans native…

  19. Curtis Malone has bond denied, referred to as ‘large-scale supplier’ of narcotics

    Oct 9, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

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    Curtis Malone, the co-founder of the powerhouse DC Assault AAU program that produced such talents as Nolan Smith and Michael Beasley, had an appeal for bond denied by the U.S. District Court on Wednesday. In the judge’s ruling, Malone was referred to as the “the principle character” and a “large-scale supplier” in a drug ring…

  20. Daniel Mullings looks to lead New Mexico St. to third straight NCAA appearance

    Oct 9, 2013, 3:00 PM EST

    Daniel Mullings, Greg Gainey

    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. When the latest round of conference realignment came to its conclusion, the Western Athletic Conference looked nothing like the league many had become familiar with. Of the fifteen players to receive All-WAC…