Skip to content
  1. Anthony Drmic and the story of a kitty that’s lost and found (VIDEO)

    Nov 13, 2013, 10:44 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Anthony Drmic and his girlfriend got a cat. They fell in love with the cat. Then, evil roommate Igor Hadziomerovic let the cat run out the door. Paul Gerke of ABC 6 has this story of kitties, kind strangers and evil roommates.

  2. Georgetown’s win over Wright State more valuable than you think

    Nov 13, 2013, 10:07 PM EDT

    40e0ea5d1afcb6916c30d48f646f5eca

    D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera and Markel Starks combined for 48 points and 11 assists as Georgetown bounced back from a season-opening loss to Oregon by whipping up on Wright State 88-70. The Hoyas finished the night 10-for-23 from beyond the arc, a marked improvement from the 1-for-15 that they shot in the game in Seoul. Most notably…

  3. Hartford, playing its second game in 36 hours, wins at Fairfield

    Nov 13, 2013, 9:38 PM EDT

    Wes Cole, John Gallagher

    For those who attempted to stay up for much (if not all) of Tuesday’s 24-hour college basketball marathon, getting through Wednesday was quite the task. So consider what the Hartford Hawks were confronted with: at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday Hartford’s game at FGCU tipped off, and after holding their own for much of the contest the…

  4. Michigan State-Kentucky second highest-rated non-conference game on ESPN

    Nov 13, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT

    20131112-225848.jpg

    The first game of the Champions Classic doubleheader between No. 1 Kentucky and No. 2 Michigan State was the second-most viewed non-conference college basketball game ever aired on ESPN. The game averaged just over four million viewers and scored a 2.6 rating. The current record came when No. 1 Memphis played No. 2 Tennessee in…

  5. Kerwin Okoro to miss 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

    Nov 13, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT

    Rutgers Athletics

    A tough year for Kerwin Okoro just got a little bit harder. Okoro will miss the next 4-6 weeks after undergoing a knee surgery on Friday. Okoro suffered the injury in the practice before Rutgers’ season-opener against UAB. Without Okoro, Rutgers will have just three guards on their roster — Myles Mack, Jerome Seagears and…

  6. ACC announces that Washington, D.C. will host 2016 ACC Tournament

    Nov 13, 2013, 3:26 PM EDT

    John Swofford

    Since the first ACC men’s basketball tournament was first held in 1954, 49 times the conference has determined its official champion in the State of North Carolina. On Wednesday afternoon the conference announced that it will play the 2016 version of the event at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The move will come after…

  7. Washington’s front court takes another hit as Jernard Jarreau suffers a torn ACL

    Nov 13, 2013, 2:24 PM EDT

    Washington Athletics

    Less than two minutes into their game against Seattle on Sunday night, the Washington Huskies saw 6-foot-10 redshirt sophomore forward Jernard Jarreau go down with a knee injury after being fouled on a layup attempt. And on Wednesday the school announced that its worst fears were realized, as Jarreau will miss the remainder of the…

  8. 2014 big man Payton Dastrup flips from Ohio State to BYU

    Nov 13, 2013, 1:37 PM EDT

    Dave Rose

    Less than a week after verbally committing to attend Ohio State, 2014 power forward/center Payton Dastrup’s had a change of heart. According to Evan Daniels of Scout, Dastrup has de-committed from Ohio State and will instead sign a National Letter of Intent to play at BYU. Wednesday marks the first day of the early signing…

  9. Wednesday’s Pregame Shootaround: Time to recharge after Tuesday’s ‘marathon’

    Nov 13, 2013, 1:15 PM EDT

    hamilton

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Florida State at UCF (7:00 p.m.; ESPN News)  These two programs have met nine times prior to tonight’s meeting, with none of those games being played on the UCF campus. That should be enough to get the fans going, and in senior guard Isaiah Sykes the Knights have one of the…

  10. Dan Patrick Show: Has the student-athlete become extinct? (VIDEO)

    Nov 13, 2013, 11:48 AM EDT

    champions

    Ever since the NBA changed its rules regarding early entries, requiring prospects to be at least one year removed from high school before being eligible to enter the NBA Draft, many have debated whether or not these prospects are “truly” student-athletes. Dan Patrick discussed the topic on the Dan Patrick Show this morning, just hours…

  11. #POSTERIZED: New contact rules 1, WVU’s Juwan Staten 0 (VIDEO)

    Nov 13, 2013, 10:48 AM EDT

    West Virginia Athletics

    Much has, and will, be made about the new points of emphasis in college basketball regarding contact. With the goal being to increase scoring after the sport’s worst season in five decades, the days of using a hand or forearm while defending a player are (seemingly) over. A number of touch fouls that have been…

  12. Houston forward ‘Chicken’ Knowles eligible to play immediately

    Nov 13, 2013, 9:43 AM EDT

    Houston Athletics

    On Tuesday the Houston basketball program received the good news it has been waiting for, as the NCAA declared redshirt freshman Danrad “Chicken” Knowles eligible to play immediately. Knowles, who was a Top 100 prospect out of high school had to sit out last season for academic reasons. “We are grateful that the NCAA has…

  13. The Secondary Break: Wednesday’s Links

    Nov 13, 2013, 9:20 AM EDT

    rice

    UCSB shows Rebels, Rice how to play (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  While much of the nation was captivated by the Champions Classic UNLV suffered its worst home loss since 2003, falling to UCSB by 21 points. And it’s safe to say that people are none to thrilled with how the Runnin’ Rebels lost, as they lacked…

  14. Late Night Snacks: Champions Classic does not disappoint

    Nov 13, 2013, 4:07 AM EDT

    Tennessee v Xavier

    GAMES OF THE DAY: The Champions Classic  The doubleheader in Chicago more than lived up to the advanced billing, with the Spartans and Jayhawks leaving the United Center with victories. In the first game Michigan State’s experience played a role in their 78-74 win over Kenutcky, with Keith Appling leading the charge with 22 points,…

  15. Jabari Parker dazzles national audience, but still a step behind Andrew Wiggins

    Nov 13, 2013, 4:00 AM EDT

    20131113-020216.jpg

    CHICAGO — Jabari Parker seemed distracted as he wandered the nearly empty United Center hallway to the team bus after Duke’s 94-83 loss to Kansas in the second game of Tuesday night’s State Farm Champions Classic. You could hardly blame Parker for seeming out of it. The 6-foot-9 freshman phenom created a national buzz on…

  16. Andrew Wiggins wins Tuesday’s ‘Freshmen Showcase’

    Nov 13, 2013, 3:02 AM EDT

    20131113-020216.jpg

    CHICAGO — The Champions Classic should have been billed as the Freshmen Showcase. I know, I know, I know. The event itself was about so much more than the eight top ten recruits to take the court at the United Center on Tuesday night. We had No. 1 vs. No. 2. We had No. 4…

  17. Champions Classic: Kansas outlasts Duke

    Nov 13, 2013, 1:10 AM EDT

    20131113-002344.jpg

    CHICAGO — America certainly got what it wanted in the second game of Tuesday Night’s State Farm Champions Classic: A close game between No. 4 Duke and No. 5 Kansas that saw two of the country’s top freshmen square off. Both Kansas freshman forward Andrew Wiggins and Duke freshman forward Jabari Parker have entered college…

  18. UC Santa Barbara hands UNLV an 86-65 home loss

    Nov 13, 2013, 12:30 AM EDT

    California v UNLV

    Fans inside the Thomas & Mack Center were loudly booing UNLV with nine minute to go, as UC Santa Barbara extended its lead to 69-47. For those that stayed, the boos reemerged at the end of the Rebels’ embarrassing 86-65 home loss to the Gauchos on Tuesday night. Alan Williams, one of the top forwards…

  19. Florida’s lack of depth proves problematic in Madison

    Nov 13, 2013, 12:24 AM EDT

    donovan

    Thanks to suspensions and the academic ineligibility of signee Chris Walker, the Florida Gators are attempting to navigate their non-conference schedule with just eight scholarship players. Billy Donovan’s team was able to do enough to hold off North Florida on Friday afternoon, but taking care of the Ospreys in Gainesville and winning at Wisconsin are…

  20. No. 1 Kentucky has talent (and time) to right what went wrong in loss to No. 2 Michigan State

    Nov 12, 2013, 11:57 PM EDT

    20131112-225848.jpg

    CHICAGO — Big Blue Nation’s traveling posse will head to O’Hare or Midway or back down I-65 to Lexington disappointed on Wednesday morning. The first showing of Kentucky’s world famous recruiting class on a national stage did not exactly go as planned, as the No. 2 Wildcats took a generally hard-fought, but at times mighty…