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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Davidson names court after head coach Bob McKillop

    Feb 2, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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    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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. POSTERIZED: Cameron Ridley dunks over Joel Embiid

    Feb 2, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

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    The surprising season for No. 25 Texas continued on Saturday with an 81-69 statement win over No. 6 Kansas. In the opening minutes of the second half, sophomore center Cameron Ridley put his stamp on the game when he flushed a two-handed slam over heralded freshman and potential top pick Joel Embiid. That dunk put…

  7. Late Night Snacks: No. 1 Arizona falls, but status of Brandon Ashley more important

    Feb 2, 2014, 2:43 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: No. 2 Syracuse 91, No. 17 Duke 89 (OT) The first meeting between these two storied program as members of the same conference did not disappoint, with the Orange needing overtime to beat the Blue Devils. Duke made 15 three-pointers against the Syracuse zone and scored 32 points in the paint,…

  8. Why losing Brandon Ashley would be a massive blow to Arizona’s title hopes

    Feb 2, 2014, 2:09 AM EDT

    Utah v Arizona

    No. 1 Arizona’s undefeated season came to an end on Saturday night, losing 60-58 to Cal on a game-winning jumper from Justin Cobbs. Their bid to become the first Pac-12 team to make it through the conference undefeated since the league was known as the Pac-8 is over. That No. 1 ranking goes ‘poof’ on…

  9. Laurent Rivard leads Harvard to blowout win over Penn (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 1:05 AM EDT

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    Harvard entered this weekend faced with tough games against Princeton and Penn, with the outcomes likely to shape the Ivy League race. One night after beating the Tigers in Cambridge, Tommy Amaker’s team made short work of the Quakers at Lavietes Pavilion. Laurent Rivard scored 22 points and Kyle Casey added 15 to go along…

  10. Justin Cobbs hands No. 1 Arizona their first loss (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 12:41 AM EDT

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    Justin Cobbs drove left off of a ball-screen, getting Arizona center Kaleb Tarczewski to switch onto him before hitting a step-back 15-footer with 0.9 seconds left on the clock to give the Bears a win they so-desperately needed over the previously-undefeated, No. 1 Wildcats, 60-58. Cobbs finished with 19 points and seven assists for the…

  11. Kent State beats Akron on Darren Goodson’s banked-in three (VIDEO)

    Feb 1, 2014, 11:37 PM EDT

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    Conference play hasn’t been as enjoyable for Rob Senderoff’s Kent State Golden Flashes as they would have hoped, with Kent State entering Saturday’s game against rival Akron with a 2-5 record in MAC play. Akron, on the other hand, entered the game in sole possession of first place in the MAC East and looked to…

  12. Glenn Cosey’s 35-foot game-winner for Eastern Kentucky (VIDEO)

    Feb 1, 2014, 10:37 PM EDT

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    Glenn Cosey capped off a come-from-behind win by banking in a three at the buzzer to beat SE Missouri State, 79-78. SEMO was up 63-54 with eight minutes left, but EKU responded with a 10-2 run to cut the lead to one. Cosey’s three came after Tyler Stone scored at the rim with 6.1 seconds…

  13. Was Rodney Hood fouled? You make the call (VIDEO)

    Feb 1, 2014, 9:54 PM EDT

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    No. 2 Syracuse outlasted No. 17 Duke in overtime in what will go down as one of the best games we get a chance to see this season.  Duke fans may not agree, however, as the Blue Devils found themselves on the wrong end of a couple of close calls. The most notable was Rodney…

  14. Valiant in defeat, No. 17 Duke hurt by lack of interior options

    Feb 1, 2014, 9:46 PM EDT

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    The hype for Saturday’s game between No. 17 Duke and No. 2 Syracuse was immense, and in situations such as this one it seems near impossible for the matchup to live up to the pre game chatter. But the Blue Devils and Orange lived up to the hype and then some, playing the most exciting…

  15. No. 2 Syracuse beats No. 17 Duke in the Game of the Year

    Feb 1, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT

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    “We’ve had a lot of games in here that have been great, but there’s never been a game as good as this one.” That’s what Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim told Shannon Spake after the No. 2 Orange knocked off No. 17 Duke, which is a strong statement but one that Boeheim could very well…

  16. Georges Niang’s career-high gives No. 16 Iowa State win vs. No. 23 Oklahoma

    Feb 1, 2014, 8:29 PM EDT

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    Nothing exemplifies the way that Iowa State wants to play than the biggest shot of Saturday’s game. Up 73-70 with just under a minute left on the clock, sophomore forward Georges Niang caught a pass 23-feet away from the rim with 22 seconds left on the shot clock, and instead of pulling the ball out…

  17. Jerrelle Benimon leads Towson past Drexel (VIDEO)

    Feb 1, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT

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    It goes without saying that in order to beat the Towson Tigers the first order of business is to slow down forward Jerrelle Benimon. In Towson’s 80-68 win over Drexel on January 14 the preseason CAA Player of the Year was outstanding, accounting for 27 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists. Clearly Benimon was going…

  18. No. 6 Kansas receives reminder about defense in loss at No. 25 Texas

    Feb 1, 2014, 7:29 PM EDT

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    Even with their play through the first seven games of Big 12 play, it’s difficult to think that No. 6 Kansas was going to run through its 18-game conference slate without a blemish. So in that regard, their 81-69 loss at No. 25 Texas doesn’t mean that the sky’s falling or that the Jayhawks are…

  19. No. 25 Texas makes statement in win over No. 6 Kansas

    Feb 1, 2014, 6:44 PM EDT

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    When it comes to discussing the surprising season that No. 25 Texas has enjoyed up to this point, the prevailing story is one of a team that made multiple additions by subtraction with talented players who had little desire to be a part of Rick Barnes’ program hitting the road. Is there truth in that?…

  20. Saint Louis survives George Mason in overtime (VIDEO)

    Feb 1, 2014, 6:29 PM EDT

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    George Mason gave Saint Louis everything they could handle on Saturday afternoon, but the No. 19 Billikens were too much down the stretch. Rob Loe hit a three to tie the game at 68 with 20 seconds left to force overtime and then scored eight of the first ten points in the extra frame as…