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  1. Monday’s Pregame Shootaround: Oklahoma State does battle with Iowa State

    Feb 3, 2014, 2:51 PM EDT

    Matt Thomas, Naz Long

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 16 Iowa State at No. 19 Oklahoma State, 9:00 p.m. Iowa State hasn’t beaten anyone on the road since … Fred Hoiberg was still a Timberwolf? That’s an exaggeration, I know, but the Cyclones have a great chance at notching a road win tonight as the Cyclones pay a visit…

  2. Stevie Clark dismissed from the Oklahoma State team

    Feb 3, 2014, 1:24 PM EDT

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    Stevie Clark has been dismissed from the Oklahoma State basketball team. Clark, a reserve freshman guard, was arrested early Sunday morning when he was spotted by a police officer urinating out of the window of a moving car. “We care about Stevie and wish nothing but the best for him,” head coach Travis Ford said…

  3. With the Super Bowl in the past, here are the ten things you need to know about college basketball

    Feb 3, 2014, 12:56 PM EDT

    Syracuse v Miami

    1. Injuries plaguing two of the nation’s best: Syracuse is the new No. 1 team in the country. They are unanimously ranked at the top of the latest AP poll, and they are currently sitting in first in the NBCSports.com Top 25. There really isn’t a coherent argument to make against the Orange currently being…

  4. Wyoming’s Josh Adams suspended one game for punching Utah State player (VIDEO)

    Feb 3, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

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    Wyoming guard Josh Adams has been suspended for a game by the Mountain West Conference for “striking” an opponent in the Cowboy’s 74-57 win over Utah State on Saturday.  He will not play in Wednesday’s game at New Mexico.  Adams was assessed a flagrant 2 foul for a run in with Spencer Butterfield. The two…

  5. College Basketball Talk’s Latest Top 25

    Feb 3, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

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    I spent the morning arguing with Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com for his decision to include SMU in his Top 25. You can see it here. SMU is sitting right there at No. 25 despite the fact that, just six days ago, the Mustangs lost to South Florida at South Florida. His justification, more or less,…

  6. College Basketball Week in Review: C.J. Fair, Northwestern, highlight great week

    Feb 3, 2014, 8:30 AM EDT

    Duke v Syracuse

    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: C.J. Fair, Syracuse C.J. Fair played his best game of the season in the biggest game of the year. The 6-foot-8 senior went for 28 points and five boards as Syracuse knocked off Duke in overtime at the Carrier Dome, a win that gave them a three-game lead in the ACC over…

  7. The Secondary Break: Monday’s Links

    Feb 3, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

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    St. John’s has work cut out to make NCAA tournament (New York Daily News) Steve Lavin’s St. John’s Red Storm were thought to be the most talented team in the Big East when the season began. But there’s also the need to make good on said promise when games actually begin, and that’s been a…

  8. Arizona’s Brandon Ashley to miss remainder of season with foot injury

    Feb 2, 2014, 8:44 PM EDT

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    In the first half of No. 1 Arizona’s 60-58 loss at Cal late Saturday night, sophomore forward Brandon Ashley went down with a right foot injury. Given how well the San Francisco native has played for the Wildcats this season, to lose Ashley for an extender period of time would be a major blow for…

  9. Concussion to sideline Texas guard Javan Felix for Tuesday’s game

    Feb 2, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT

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    In their first game after beating No. 6 Kansas 81-69 on Saturday afternoon, No. 25 Texas will be without a key player when they face TCU on Tuesday night. Sophomore guard Javan Felix, the team’s third-leading scorer, will miss the game after suffering a concussion in Saturday’s victory. Felix, averaging 12.0 points and 3.0 assists…

  10. Super Bowl Snacks: No. 10 Michigan, No. 18 Pittsburgh fall on Super Sunday

    Feb 2, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Virginia 48, No. 18 Pittsburgh 45 It wasn’t pretty, and the game lacked the offensive fireworks seen last night at the Carrier Dome, but the Cavaliers and Panthers staged a tough battle in Pittsburgh. The difference was a Malcolm Brogdon three-pointer with less than a second remaining, moving Virginia to 8-1…

  11. Marcus Thornton leads William & Mary past James Madison (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

    William & Mary Athletics

    With a win over William & Mary on Sunday afternoon James Madison would have forced a four-way tie for third in the CAA standings, and with players such as Andre Nation and Andrey Semenov the Dukes were equipped to do just that. Unfortunately for JMU the Tribe had Marcus Thornton, who scored a game-high 26…

  12. UCLA lets golden opportunity slip away at Oregon State

    Feb 2, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Figuring out the Pac-12 race after No. 1 Arizona, which lost at California on Saturday night, has been a difficult task to this point in the season. While the Golden Bears and UCLA have been locked in a struggle for second place in the Pac-12, there are five other teams within a game of those…

  13. Oakland’s Travis Bader becomes NCAA all-time leader in made three-pointers (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT

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    Now a senior at Oakland University, guard Travis Bader has been one of college basketball’s most prolific perimeter shooters during his career. On Sunday Bader completed his climb to the top of the NCAA’s list for made three-pointers in a career, surpassing former Duke great J.J. Redick. Bader’s third three-pointer of the first half in…

  14. Yogi Ferrell, Indiana shut down Nik Stauskas, upset No. 10 Michigan

    Feb 2, 2014, 3:24 PM EDT

    Nik Stauskas, Yogi Ferrell

    For more than a month now, Big Ten teams have been searching for an answer to slow down Nik Stauskas. Tom Crean discovered the answer: Yogi Ferrell. The 5-foot-11 Indiana point guard gave No. 10 Michigan’s superstar fits, holding him to six points on 1-for-6 shooting as the Hoosiers knocked off the Wolverines in Bloomington…

  15. Report: Oklahoma State guard Stevie Clark arrested Sunday morning

    Feb 2, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Oklahoma State freshman guard Stevie Clark has been a member of the team’s perimeter rotation, averaging 5.3 points and 2.7 assists per game. But even though he’s been one of two reserve guards in the Oklahoma State rotation (Phil Forte III being the other), there have been some maturity issues that head coach Travis Ford’s…

  16. Malcolm Brogdon’s game-winning 3-pointer gives Virginia a 48-45 upset win over No. 18 Pitt (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT

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    If Super Bowl XLVIII is anything as exciting as this weekend of ACC basketball, we are in for a treat tonight. One day after Syracuse outlasted Duke in front of an NCAA on-campus record crowd, Virginia and Pittsburgh — the Nos. 2 and 3 teams in the ACC — went head-to-head, each getting an opportunity…

  17. POSTERIZED: JuCo guard’s insane block leads to his buzzer-beating dunk (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

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    College basketball junkies know John Brown as the high-flying wing from High Point. But this dunk comes from a different John Brown. The Olney Central College (Ill.) sophomore guard set up his buzzer-beating dunk with a ridiculous block, which looked like something out of a video game. His block, which looked more like a volleyball…

  18. Davidson names court after head coach Bob McKillop

    Feb 2, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

    Bob McKillop, Tyler Kalinoski, De'Mon Brooks, Tom Droney

    On Saturday, before Davidson’s 62-43 home win over The Citadel, the school honored head coach Bob McKillop, who is celebrating his 25th season with the Wildcats. According to Mike DeCourcy of Sporting News, McKillop was surprised when Davidson Director of Athletics Jim Murphy announced, during the pregame ceremony, that the floor at Belk Arena will be…

  19. Dylan Garrity’s 70-foot buzzer-beater beats Weber State (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

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    It was a wild final 15 seconds in Sacramento State’s 78-75 win over Weber State: – Sacramento State’s head coach argued a ticky-tack foul call with 15 seconds left, getting a technical foul and giving Weber State four free throws. The Wildcats hit two of the four to take a 72-71 lead. – On the…

  20. Super Bowl Sunday’s Pregame Shootaround: 11 college basketball games before The Big Game

    Feb 2, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Virginia vs. No. 18 Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m. (ESPNU) On Saturday afternoon, Duke and Syracuse gave us a classic game with the Orange pulling out an 91-89 overtime victory in front on 35,446 fans — an NCAA on-campus record — inside the Carrier Dome. If you missed it, and I feel for…