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  1. Report: South Alabama coach Ronnie Arrow resigns

    Dec 19, 2012, 6:30 PM EDT

    Ronnie Arrow

    We have our first coaching change of the season. On Wednesday, news broke that Ronnie Arrow would be retiring, effective immediately, as the head coach at South Alabama. Assistant Jeff Price, who has won over 300 games as a head coach at Lynn University, Georgia Southern and West Virginia Wesleyan, is expected to take over.…

  2. Maurice Creek is injured again

    Dec 19, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT

    Coppin State v Indiana

    At this point, it’s impossible not to feel for Indiana’s Maurice Creek. After having a freshman season where he was averaging 16.4 points cut short when he ruptured the patella in his right knee, Creek struggled through half of his sophomore season before the same injury in his other knee ended that season. Prior to…

  3. Christmas Wish List: Who is Illinois’ Deebo?

    Dec 19, 2012, 4:33 PM EDT

    Brandon Paul

    Over the course of the next two weeks, College Basketball Talk will be detailing what some of the country’s best, most intriguing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams need. It’s the spirit of the holidays. We’re in a giving mood. What do other teams have on their Christmas Wish Lists? Click here to find out. Gotta have it…

  4. CBT Podcast: West coast action bookends interesting east coast week

    Dec 19, 2012, 3:44 PM EDT

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    Episode three of the College Basketball Talk Podcast is here. Host Troy Machir is joined by CBT writer Raphielle Johnson to discuss the all the recent action from across the country. The show opens up with a quick look back at the Arizona vs. Florida thriller, and dives right in to the entertaining subject of…

  5. Pregame Shootaround 12.19.12: Twelve Top 25 teams in action Wednesday night

    Dec 19, 2012, 2:38 PM EDT

    Cashmere Wright

    Each day, CollegeBasketballTalk brings you the “Pregame Shootaround,” which will lay out a preview for the slate of games that night. We’ll take a look at some key match-ups and important games, as well as make some predictions and point out what you need to watch for. Take a look below at today’s edition: Note:…

  6. Duke’s Christmas Wish List: What do you get for the nation’s No. 1 team?

    Dec 19, 2012, 1:17 PM EDT

    Florida Gulf Coast v Duke

    Over the course of the next two weeks, College Basketball Talk will be detailing what some of the country’s best, most intriguing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams need. It’s the spirit of the holidays. We’re in a giving mood. What do other teams have on their Christmas Wish Lists? Click here to find out. Gotta have it…

  7. Buzzer beater by Stetson’s Chris Perez lifts Hatters over FAU [Video]

    Dec 19, 2012, 11:44 AM EDT

    Chris Perez

    There’s nothing quite as sweet as the unfiltered joy of a broadcaster calling an Atlantic Sun buzzer beater. We were graced with some more gold Tuesday night, when Chris Perez’s layup at the buzzer gave Stetson a 69-68 win over Florida Atlantic and sent play-by-play man Robbie Aaron into a tizzy. For Stetson, the circumstances…

  8. Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey gives emotional speech after Ohio State game in wake of Newtown shooting

    Dec 19, 2012, 10:31 AM EDT

    Pat Kelsey

    Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey used the power of his microphone after his team played No. 4 Ohio State Tuesday night to voice his opinion in the wake of the elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn. Kelsey made an emotional reference to his daughters in his comments, also calling on the country’s leaders to bring about…

  9. Cincinnati and Xavier meet in Crosstown Classic for first time since fateful brawl

    Dec 19, 2012, 9:30 AM EDT

    Yancy Gates brawl

    UPDATED 10:06 a.m., 19 December 2012 At the exact moment when the right fist of Cincinnati’s Yancy Gates connected with the jaw of Xavier’s Kenny Frease and sent him crumpling to the ground last Dec. 10, there was ignited perhaps the ugliest on-court moment in the history of college basketball. During the seconds in which…

  10. The Morning Mix

    Dec 19, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    Newtown PC

    We’ve got a pretty good slate of games on tap tonight, including the much-anticipated Crosstown Classic between Xavier and Cincinnati. The college basketball world continues to show their support to those who were involved in the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting. Lets hit the links. Wednesday’s Top Games: 7:00 p.m. – Cornell @ No.…

  11. Late Night Snacks: A Stetson buzzer-beater, Oklahoma’s upset

    Dec 19, 2012, 1:14 AM EDT

    Stanford v North Carolina State

    Games of the Day Stetson 69, Florida Atlantic 68: Stetson guard Chris Perez tipped in a miss by Aaron Graham at the buzzer to give the Hatters a win over FAU. “I saw [junior] Aaron [Graham], he shot it, and the ball didn’t hit the rim,” Perez said. “My guy didn’t box me out, so…

  12. Can Miami really be the second best team in the ACC?

    Dec 19, 2012, 12:26 AM EDT

    Shane Larkin

    We all know who the best team in the ACC is. They just so happen to be the best team — well, at least the No. 1 team — in the country. That’s Duke. The title of the second best team in the ACC has been up for grabs, however. Entering the season, the trendy…

  13. VIDEO: VCU forces 32 turnovers, beats down Western Kentucky

    Dec 18, 2012, 11:02 PM EDT

    Briante Weber scored 14 points for VCU as the Rams drubbed a short-handed Western Kentucky team 76-44. The Hilltoppers came into this game with a little bit of hype, but playing without TJ Price and Jamal Crook, their two leading scorers and starters in the back court, WKU simply had no chance. They committed 32…

  14. Providence honors Newtown victims with jersey, 26 empty seats

    Dec 18, 2012, 10:47 PM EDT

    NCAA Basketball 2012: Colgate University vs Providence College D

    There have been a number of memorable tributes across the country for the victims of the massacre in Newtown, CT. Last night, UConn, playing their first game since the shooting, honored the victims with a patch on their jersey and a moment of silence before the game. Yale had a 26 second moment of silence…

  15. VIDEO: How did Jim Boeheim make it to 900?

    Dec 18, 2012, 9:37 PM EDT

    Jim Boeheim

    Only a select few coach long enough and well enough to make it to 900 victories. Jim Boeheim did it all at one school. Vin Parise joins SportsTalk to break down exactly how Boeheim made it to this spectacular point in his illustrious coaching career.

  16. Christmas Wish List: OSU needs production from Ross, Smith

    Dec 18, 2012, 7:00 PM EDT

    Thad Matta,  LaQuinton Ross, Evan Ravenel

    Over the course of the next two weeks, College Basketball Talk will be detailing what some of the country’s best, most intriguing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams need. It’s the spirit of the holidays. We’re in a giving mood. What do other teams have on their Christmas Wish Lists? Click here to find out. Gotta have it…

  17. Wichita State loses their third starter to injury

    Dec 18, 2012, 5:48 PM EDT

    Wichita St Tennessee Basketball

    Wichita State is finding themselves beat up at the most inopportune time. A day after head coach Gregg Marshall announced that leading scorer and rebounder Carl Hall would miss up to a month after getting surgery on his broken right thumb comes news that Ron Baker will miss six weeks with a stress fracture in…

  18. Jim Boeheim calls for gun control in wake of Newtown school shooting [Video]

    Dec 18, 2012, 4:31 PM EDT

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    After winning his 900th game at Syracuse Monday night, coach Jim Boeheim took to the podium to express his feelings about gun control in America during his team’s postgame press conference. Video of his comments can be found below: Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at JohnnyJungle.com, covering St. John’s. You can find him on…

  19. Louisville shot-blocker Gorgui Dieng likely to sit out with injury until after New Year’s Day

    Dec 18, 2012, 3:06 PM EDT

    Rick Pitino

    Louisville center Gorgui Dieng will likely miss at least another two weeks with a wrist injury, Cardinals’ coach Rick Pitino announced Tuesday, as reported by Kent Taylor of NBC affiliate WAVE-TV in Kentucky. Dieng has already missed five games after falling awkwardly and injuring the wrist Nov. 23 against Missouri in the Battle 4 Atlantis…

  20. Pregame Shootaround 12.18.12: Stanford looks to get win over Top 25 team on the road

    Dec 18, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT

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    Each day, CollegeBasketballTalk brings you the “Pregame Shootaround,” which will lay out a preview for the slate of games that night. We’ll take a look at some key match-ups and important games, as well as make some predictions and point out what you need to watch for. Take a look below at today’s edition: Note:…

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