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  1. Michigan State will reportedly be without freshman Gary Harris for at least two weeks after shoulder injury

    Nov 21, 2012, 11:02 AM EDT

    Gary Harris

    Michigan State freshman guard Gary Harris is expected to miss at least two weeks after injuring his shoulder early in the first half of Michigan State’s 74-70 win over Boise State Tuesday, coach Tom Izzo said. “Harris is not good, don’t know what it is yet,” Izzo told, but said a worst-case scenario would…

  2. Georgetown’s only going to get better this season, and that’s scary

    Nov 21, 2012, 10:00 AM EDT

    Legends Classic - Georgetown v Indiana

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Indiana was lucky they got Georgetown as early as they did. Because this Georgetown team is not going to be the Georgetown team that teams will run into come February and March. There isn’t a single senior in the Hoya rotation. There are only two juniors that see playing time — Nate…

  3. Jack Taylor’s numbers in perspective

    Nov 21, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Jack Taylor, a sophomore guard at Grinnell College (D-III) scored 138 points on Tuesday Night in the Pioneers 179-104 win over Faith baptist Bible College. What you just read is not a mistake. 138 points in a 179-104 ball game. Here is just a brief look at how some of Taylor’s numbers stacked up against…

  4. The Morning Mix

    Nov 21, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    If you don’t know who Jack Taylor is by now, you’re in for a treat. We got a great Morning Mix lined up for you today. Enjoy. Wednesday’s Top Games: 2:30 p.m. – Mississippi State vs. Texas 4:00 p.m. – Auburn @ Boston College 5:00 p.m. – Marquette vs. USC 7:00 p.m. – George Washington…

  5. Late Night Snacks: D-III guard Jack Taylor steals the show, Indiana wins Legends Classic

    Nov 21, 2012, 2:33 AM EDT


    It was a typical Tuesday night in college basketball, then Division III guard Jack Taylor scored 138 points. We’ll touch on that, plus everything else that happened around the college basketball world in tonight’s Late Night Snacks. Games of the Day Grinnell College 179, Faith Baptist Bible 104 - By now, everyone knows about Taylor’s 138,…

  6. Cody Zeller’s stats may go down this year, but is that good for IU?

    Nov 21, 2012, 2:32 AM EDT

    Mikael Hopkins, Otto Porter, Cody Zeller

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The way Indiana’s postgame player availability works is that Tom Crean comes in and does his press conference, and when he’s finished talking, the players are brought in and stand off to the side for their interviews. On Tuesday night, after Jordy Hulls earned MOP of the Legends Classic by scoring 17…

  7. Grinnell College’s Jack Taylor tells CBT his 138-point game now seems like ‘a blur’

    Nov 21, 2012, 1:09 AM EDT

    NBC Sports

    When Grinnell College (IA) guard Jack Taylor woke up this morning, there’s no way he could have imagined that before he went to sleep that night, he would score 138 points, become an Internet sensation, and be doing media interviews until the wee hours of the morning. had a chance to speak with Taylor.…

  8. No. 1 Indiana outlasts Georgetown in overtime

    Nov 21, 2012, 12:23 AM EDT

    Greg Whittington, Cody Zeller, Remy Abell

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – The Legends Classic was designed to get UCLA and their top ranked recruiting class to taken on the No. 1 team in the country in Indiana in the title game. Georgetown ruined those plans, knocking off the Bruins on Monday night, but that wound up being for the better, as the Hoyas…

  9. Grinnell’s Jack Taylor is the best shooter in the country, apparently

    Nov 20, 2012, 10:30 PM EDT

    MBB-8046-TAYLOR had a chance to talk with Taylor after his historic 138-point game. Click here to read the interview. Forget Rotnei Clarke. Take your Doug McDermott and go home. Jordy Hulls? What is a Jordy Hulls? The best shooter in the country is Jack Taylor, a sophomore guard at Grinnell, a D-III school in Iowa.…

  10. Butler drops No. 9 North Carolina in the Maui Invitational

    Nov 20, 2012, 10:26 PM EDT

    Marcus Paige, Rotnei Clarke

    It was exactly one week ago that we all decided that we might need to hedge our bets on Butler being the best team in the Atlantic 10. Last Tuesday, during ESPN’s Marathon Madness, the Bulldogs turned in a clunker of a performance against Xavier, going into the Cintas Center and leaving with a 62-47…

  11. No. 11 UCLA uses key defensive stops late to beat Georgia in Legends Classic

    Nov 20, 2012, 9:30 PM EDT

    Shabazz Muhammad

    BROOKLYN, N.Y.– If UCLA’s trip to Brooklyn was written to follow some typical Hollywood script, it would probably begin with the triumphant debut of star freshman Shabazz Muhammad, having defeated the “evil” NCAA, and end with a Legends Classic championship at the brand-new Barclays Center. This East Coast swing certainly wasn’t storybook, but the No.…

  12. Can Myck Kabongo be the answer to Texas’ troubles?

    Nov 20, 2012, 9:14 PM EDT

    Myck Kabongo

    Texas is playing without the guy that is probably their most talented player. That would be Myck Kabongo. If you haven’t been paying attention, the NCAA has Kabongo in their cross hairs because they are concerned about how he paid for a trip to Akron for a workout this summer. Without Kabongo in the mix,…

  13. Is the ACC making major moves the next step in realignment?

    Nov 20, 2012, 8:43 PM EDT

    John Swofford

    Russ Thaler talks with Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated about the recent realignment in the ACC and the imminent ripple effect that will be felt around the NCAA:

  14. Brandon Ashley, Arizona’s leading scorer?

    Nov 20, 2012, 7:24 PM EDT

    Long Beach State v Arizona

    All anyone wanted to talk about with Arizona heading into the season was the addition of Xavier transfer Mark Lyons. And to be perfectly fair, Lyons is a huge x-factor for this team. He’s the point guard that Sean Miller was missing, even if he’s not exactly a prototypical point guard. But one of the…

  15. A national basketball-only league? I’m listening …

    Nov 20, 2012, 4:57 PM EDT


    I’m just as sick of talking about realignment as you are. That’s why this is really the only post that I’ve written on the subject since Maryland and Rutgers decided to set this entire process back in motion. Again. At this point, however, it’s worthless to bemoan the fact that rivalries have been destroyed, the…

  16. Rutgers follows Maryland, officially joins Big Ten

    Nov 20, 2012, 2:04 PM EDT


    Rutgers will leave the Big East and follow Maryland to the Big Ten Conference in all sports, Rutgers president Robert Barchi officially announced at a press conference Tuesday. “We’re really very excited and very proud at Rutgers. The Big Ten is really where Rutgers belongs,” Barchi said. “It’s not just a good fit for us…

  17. Penn State guard Tim Frazier out for year with torn Achilles tendon

    Nov 20, 2012, 1:02 PM EDT

    Tim Frazier

    Penn State star guard Tim Frazier will miss the remainder of the 2012-13 season with a torn left Achilles tendon, Penn State associate director of communications Brian Siegrist announced via Twitter Tuesday afternoon. Frazier went down with the injury early in the first half of Penn State’s loss to Akron Sunday in Puerto Rico. Frazier,…

  18. Indiana freshmen Hanner Mosquera-Perea, Peter Jurkin will have appeals heard by NCAA Tuesday

    Nov 20, 2012, 12:26 PM EDT

    Tom Crean

    Coming off a win over Georgia in the Legends Classic Monday night, Indiana coach Tom Crean could get another bit of good news before his team takes the floor for Tuesday’s championship game. The NCAA will hear the appeals of Indiana freshmen Hanner Mosquera-Perea and Peter Jurkin, according to Jeff Rabjohns of, close to…

  19. Kentucky guard Ryan Harrow could return to practice Tuesday

    Nov 20, 2012, 11:47 AM EDT

    Ryan Harrow

    Kentucky guard Ryan Harrow could return to practice Tuesday after missing time due to illness, coach John Calipari said on his weekly radio show Monday night. Harrow has not played in a game since the Wildcats’ season-opening win over Maryland at Barclays Center when he went scoreless in 10 minutes on the floor. Reports after…

  20. Houston can reportedly get out of Big East deal without penalty, depending on new TV contract

    Nov 20, 2012, 10:32 AM EDT

    Houston logo

    The University of Houston has a way to get out of its contract to move to the Big East without penalty if certain revenue figures are not met, Dennis Dodd of is reporting. Houston is supposed to be part of the Big East’s new wave of members beginning next year in 2013-14, but Maryland’s…

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