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  1. Michigan State’s Tom Izzo to receive Wayman Tisdale Humanitarian Award

    Jan 16, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT

    Tom Izzo

    Michigan State head coach Tom Izzo will be the recipient of the 2013 Wayman Tisdale Humanitarian Award, set to be presented to him at 2013 Devon Energy College Basketball Awards on April 15 in Oklahoma City. The Wayman Tisdale Humanitarian Award is presented annually to a member of the college basketball community who “has made a significant…

  2. Syracuse to retire Carmelo Anthony’s jersey

    Jan 16, 2013, 4:40 PM EDT

    Syracuse Carmelo Anthony

    He may have only played one season in an orange Syracuse uniform, but Carmelo Anthony’s jersey will be hanging from the rafters of the Carrier Dome come February, ESPN New York is reporting. According to the Syracuse Post-Standard, Syracuse has been “working to arrange [the jersey's retirement] for a couple of years” and an official announcement…

  3. Report: Michigan State players have ‘physical altercation’ at hotel

    Jan 16, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT

    Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo looks up at the clock as they play the Louisville Cardinals in the NCAA men's West Regional basketball tournament in Phoenix

    According to a report from Centre County Report, a news outlet run by Penn State students and faculty, two Michigan State players had a physical altercation at a hotel on Wednesday. No. 18 Michigan State visits Penn State tonight. According to their twitter feed, the two players got into a verbal altercation in the second floor…

  4. CBT Podcast: Freshman are leading the way in 2012-2013

    Jan 16, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    Ben McLemore

    Episode 6 of the College Basketball Podcast is here. Host Troy Machir is joined by recruiting expert Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports’ Eye on College Basketball to discuss the top freshman in the college game today. Each week Jeff puts together his Freshman of the Year“rankings, and we spend 30 minutes discussing what each player…

  5. Pregame Shootaround 1.16.13: MWC action, and NC State visits Maryland

    Jan 16, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT

    Jamaal Franklin

    Game of the Day: UNLV at No. 15 San Diego State (10:00 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Net) Coming into the season, it was a consensus: UNLV and SDSU were the two teams to beat in the Mountain West. And while New Mexico has done their best to throw a wrench into those plans, it’s still…

  6. Trevor Releford’s ankle may cause him to miss Mississippi State game

    Jan 16, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

    Oregon State Beavers v Alabama Crimson Tide

    Alabama’s star point guard Trevor Releford re-injured a balky right ankle on Monday at practice, a setback that could force him to miss Wednesday’s game at Mississippi State. “Whether or not he’s available, our full expectation is to go in there and play well,” head coach Anthony Grant told while listing Releford as doubtful.…

  7. Report: SDSU will not be leaving the Mountain West

    Jan 16, 2013, 12:19 PM EDT

    Dwayne Polee, Steve Fisher

    According to a report from Mark Blaudschun, San Diego State will likely be returning to the Mountain West Conference. Big East and San Diego State officials are working on a joint release announcing  a mutual agreement to dissolve San Diego State’s agreement to come to the Big East on July 1, 2013 according to sources…

  8. Greg Whittington out against Providence

    Jan 16, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

    Greg Whittington

    Georgetown will be without their second-leading scorer and rebounder on Wednesday night. After sitting out Saturday’s 67-51 win over St. John’s due to an unspecified violations of team rules, Whittington will be on the bench but not in the lineup as the Hoyas take on Providence at the Verizon Center. John Thompson III simply replied “yes”…

  9. Wichita State’s Carl Hall to return tonight against Illinois State

    Jan 16, 2013, 11:01 AM EDT

    Carl Hall, Yemi Makanjuola

    Big news for Wichita State today: the Shockers should be getting Carl Hall back for Wednesday’s game with Illinois State. Don’t know who Carl Hall is? Well, you should. He’s the best low-post option for Gregg Marshall’s club, which managed to climb their way into the top 25 prior to Sunday’s road loss to Evansville…

  10. Why do I love when coaches don’t foul up three at the end of a game?

    Jan 16, 2013, 10:28 AM EDT

    Marshall Henderson

    I love when coaches are up three in the final seconds of a game and they don’t foul. For me, it’s the best of both worlds. On the one hand, it’s incredible for the game. If Kevin Stallings fouled up three, we never would have seen Marshall Henderson hit a 35-footer to force overtime just…

  11. Cashmere Wright’s knee injury isn’t too serious

    Jan 16, 2013, 8:45 AM EDT

    Cashmere Wright, Joe Rauch

    Cashmere Wright has been one of the best point guards in the Big East this season, averaging 14.8 points and 3.5 assists while shooting 43.6% from three, which is why Bearcat fans were so nervous when the redshirt senior went down in a heap on Tuesday evening. Wright has had knee issues in the past,…

  12. The Morning Mix

    Jan 16, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT


    Marshall Henderson. Get familiar with that name because you will be seeing it a lot in the coming months. Well, if you’re a daily reader to the site, then you’ve already seen it a lot, because College Basketball Talk has been driving the Marshall Henderson bandwagon all season long. Now, lets hit the links. Tuesday’s…

  13. Late Night Snacks: No. 2 Indiana falls to Wisconsin, Marshall Henderson is a hero

    Jan 16, 2013, 12:48 AM EDT


    Game of the Day: Ole Miss 89, Vanderbilt 79 Vanderbilt’s Kevin Bright hit a three-pointer with 3.2 second remaining to give the Commodore’s a 78-75 lead and what looked to be the shot that would let his team escape with a win. Ole Miss inbounded the ball and junior Marshall Henderson caught a pass just…

  14. Marshall Henderson hits 35-footer to force OT in Ole Miss’ comeback win over Vandy (VIDEO)

    Jan 15, 2013, 11:35 PM EDT

    Marshall Henderson

    Ole Miss junior Marshall Henderson has become something of a folk hero in the SEC. He’s a volume shooter. He’s one of the most expressive players in the conference, and maybe even the country. He’s emotional. He has a little tinge of cockiness. But he was the hero Ole Miss needed Tuesday night. A three-pointer…

  15. Wisconsin knocks off No. 2 Indiana, so why did we question Bo Ryan?

    Jan 15, 2013, 11:14 PM EDT

    Wisconsin v Indiana

    And the streak continues. For the 11th consecutive time, Wisconsin has beaten Indiana, with Tuesday’s win coming as the unranked Badgers went into Assembly Hall and knocked off No. 2 Indiana, 64-59. All of a sudden, in the loaded Big Ten, the Badgers are sitting alone atop the league standings at 4-0. Ryan Evans led…

  16. St. John’s beat No. 20 Notre Dame while Jack Cooley watches?

    Jan 15, 2013, 10:17 PM EDT

    Jack Cooley, 'Angelo Harrison

    Where was Jack Cooley? That’s the question that every Notre Dame fan wants answered after the Irish lost their second straight game to an unranked opponent on Tuesday night, this one being a 67-63 defeat at the hands of St. John’s. Cooley had struggled throughout the game, there’s no question about that. Steve Lavin made…

  17. Kyle Wiltjer helps Kentucky outlast Tennessee to get bounce-back win

    Jan 15, 2013, 9:25 PM EDT

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    There were some warranted questions in Lexington after Elston Turner came into Rupp Arena and dropped 40 points on Kentucky in an 83-71 Texas A&M win Saturday. Needing a bounce-back win it was the Kentucky backcourt, but not freshman Archie Goodwin, who gave the Wildcats a push late. Transfer Julius Mays hit back-to-back three-pointers in…

  18. Coach K bashes realignment again, calls it an ‘assault on tradition’

    Jan 15, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT

    Coach K

    Coach K is fired up about realignment again. He first made his negative feelings toward schools jumping conferences public in November after Maryland announced its move to the Big Ten. At that time, he expressed concern for the future of the ACC, calling it “vulnerable” and predicting more movement. Now on his Sirius XM radio…

  19. If Duke loses on the road, you can bet fans are storming the court

    Jan 15, 2013, 5:39 PM EDT

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    When No. 1 Duke fell to No. 20 NC State on the road Saturday, the Wolfpack faithful stormed the floor and celebrated the victory at center court. The practice of rushing onto the court might be common practice in college basketball, but it’s even more common to the Blue Devils. An analysis by the Wall…

  20. Sexual abuse charge against Iowa State’s Bubu Palo dropped

    Jan 15, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT

    Bubu Palo

    The sexual abuse charge against suspended Iowa State guard Bubu Palo has been dropped, prosecutors announced Monday in Ames, Iowa. The announcement is the first step toward allowing Palo to rejoin the Cyclones. Iowa State suspended Palo in September after he was charged with second-degree sexual abuse. The alleged incident took place in May, when…