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  1. OVC Conference Tournament Preview

    Mar 6, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

    BelmontBruins.com

    The OVC heads to Nashville as the Belmont Bruins look to defend their city and win the conference tournament championship in just their first season as conference members. But in order to do so they will have to stave off several talented and feisty teams looking to make a name for themselves at the Bruins…

  2. Report: The ACC would accept Notre Dame in 2013

    Mar 6, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

    Mike Brey 2 Chainz

    As the wheels of conference realignment slowly continue to turn, it appears more likely that Notre Dame will end up playing their basketball in the ACC during the 2013-2014 season, according to a report from Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com. The ACC will allow the Irish to join next season, which means that the only thing…

  3. 2013 WCC Conference Tournament Preview

    Mar 6, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    Matthew Dellavedova, Kelly Olynyk

    As crazy as it may seem seeing as the current No. 1 team in the country resides in the WCC, there’s a pretty good chance that this conference could end up being just a one-bid league this year. Gonzaga has been fantastic, and while they may not actually be the best team or the national…

  4. Anthony Marshall leads UNLV to a win over impressive Boise State

    Mar 6, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT

    Anthony Marshall, Anthony Drmic

    Yesterday, we took a look at Boise State, a team that has dealt with as many injuries and suspension as any team in the country. When the Broncos have their entire roster available, they are, quite clearly, a dangerous team. A win at Creighton and wins over UNLV and Colorado State at home should tell…

  5. 2013 Northeast Conference Tournament Preview

    Mar 6, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    Robert Morris

    The Northeast Conference features six teams that have won 11 or more conference games. Safe to say, several teams have a shot at the automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Robert Morris took the regular season title and the Colonials are looking for their third tourney title since 2009. Robert Morris is atop the league,…

  6. The Little Dances: Championship Week Day 2 Preview

    Mar 6, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

    jamal olasewere

    The NCAA Tournament doesn’t get going until March 19, but for the real college hoops fans, the days leading up to Selection Sunday is when the madness really begins. Over the next two weeks teams will fight for the postseason lives. Bubbles will burst and tickets will be punched, and Cinderellas will be born. This…

  7. Indiana cut down the nets, celebrated Big Ten title after Tuesday’s loss

    Mar 6, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Stymied by a stifling Ohio State defensive performance, Indiana, the nation’s most potent offense, struggled to their worse performance on that end of the floor this season. The Buckeyes held the Hoosiers to a season-low 58 points. There has only been one game this year where Indiana scored less than the 0.95 PPP they mustered…

  8. 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament Preview

    Mar 6, 2013, 9:00 AM EDT

    Sherwood Brown

    With Belmont moving to the Ohio Valley Conference for the start of the 2012-13 season, the Atlantic Sun race has changed. The Bruins have moved on, but the competition remains at the top of the Atlantic Sun. Both Mercer and Florida Gulf Coast, who finished first and second in the conference, have non-conference wins over…

  9. Fairleigh Dickinson fires head coach Greg Vetrone

    Mar 6, 2013, 8:40 AM EDT

    Greg Vetrone

    To follow along with the 2013 Coaching Carousel, click here. After an ugly season that saw the Knights go 7-24 and just 2-16 in NEC, Fairleigh Dickinson has made the decision to fire head coach Greg Vetrone. The news was first reported by CBSSports.com. Vetrone was an assistant with the program in 2008-2009 and took over…

  10. Lehigh’s CJ McCollum ‘unlikely’ to play in Patriot League tournament

    Mar 6, 2013, 8:20 AM EDT

    CJ McCollum

    Bad news coming out of Bethlehem, PA, as it appears that CJ McCollum’s return during the Patriot League tournament is unlikely. “It’s unlikely,” Brett Reed, the Mountain Hawks head coach, told CBSSports.com. “We are approaching this as if he won’t play in the tourney.” McCollum was averaging 23.9 points and 5.0 rebounds when he broke…

  11. The Morning Mix

    Mar 6, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    RTC Circle of March 1

    Championship Week has begun and already we’ve witnessed a fairly shocking upset. Longwood (7-24) knocked off UNC-Asheville (16-16) in the first round of the Big South Tournament. In non-Championship Week action, Ohio State beat Indiana in Assembly Hall, and punches were thrown at the end of the St. John’s-Notre Dame game. Let’s hit the links.…

  12. Late Night Snacks: Ohio State gets a big win, UNLV holds off Boise State

    Mar 6, 2013, 1:21 AM EDT

    Anthony Marshall

    Game of the Day: No. 14 Ohio State 67,  No. 2 Indiana 58 Defense was the key for Ohio State Tuesday night in its big road win over Indiana. Aaron Craft and Shannon Scott combined for eight steals and ground Indiana’s offensive attack to a halt, including National Player of the Year candidate Victor Oladipo.…

  13. Indiana flirting with losing grip on top seeds in NCAA, B1G tourneys

    Mar 6, 2013, 12:38 AM EDT

    Ohio State v Indiana

    All it took was a trio of tough drives from Aaron Craft and a sensational defensive performance sparked by Shannon Scott and, all of a sudden, Indiana, who many believed to be the best team in the country heading into Tuesday night, no longer had themselves locked into a No. 1 seed. The No. 14…

  14. Stifling defense leads No. 14 Ohio State to win over No. 2 Indiana

    Mar 5, 2013, 11:35 PM EDT

    Aaron Craft

    Ohio State’s Aaron Craft has been the textbook example of a tough, physical defensive point guard for much of this season. He has been the centerpiece of a defense that is, in turn, the engine of the Buckeyes’ Top 15 attack. But Tuesday it wasn’t just Craft who was the wrench in the system of…

  15. Ejections made after fight breaks out between Notre Dame, St. John’s (VIDEO)

    Mar 5, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT

    Pointer fight

    Notre Dame led by 26 points against St. John’s with under two minutes to play Tuesday when Jack Cooley was being subbed out of the game for the final time on Senior Night. As he walked toward the bench to make the substitution, a fight between St. John’s sophomore Sir’Dominic Pointer and Notre Dame freshman…

  16. Illinois hits bad shooting slump in loss to Iowa

    Mar 5, 2013, 9:42 PM EDT

    Iowa Illinois

    Illinois shot just 29 percent from the floor Tuesday night against Iowa in a 63-55 loss on the road. Haven’t we seen this before from the Illini? It sure seems like it. During the Illiniois’ stretch of six losses in seven games earlier in the season, a shooting slump was a major factor to blame. Included…

  17. DJ Cooper does something that’s never been done before

    Mar 5, 2013, 9:39 PM EDT

    Ohio v Bowling Green

    College basketball has been around for 120 years, so when we say that DJ Cooper did something tonight that no one in the history of college basketball has ever done before, than you should understand that there is a little bit of weight behind that statement. With a little more than eight minutes left in…

  18. Arkansas made their statement to the committee: we stink

    Mar 5, 2013, 9:25 PM EDT

    Arkansas v Missouri

    Arkansas isn’t just bad on the road this season. They’re awful. They entered Tuesday night’s game at Missouri 1-7 in the SEC in road games. Those seven losses came by an average of more than 13 points. They lost by 21 at South Carolina. They lost by 18 at Vanderbilt. They scored a combined 103…

  19. Bubble Update: Kentucky among those teams with work to do

    Mar 5, 2013, 7:29 PM EDT

    Archie Goodwin, Alex Oriakhi, Keion Bell

    As the roller-coaster college basketball season continues, the race for at-large bids to the 2013 NCAA tournament remains unsettled.  In the span of a few hours this past Saturday, six teams projected to be on the cusp of at-large selection all lost.  Which brings us here: an estimated 11 at-large spots are still available with Selection Sunday right around the corner. Since…