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  1. VCU and George Mason ‘close’ to four-year series

    Jan 17, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

    Darius Theus, Sherrod Wright

    VCU and George Mason spent many years banging heads for CAA supremacy before conference realignment stepped in and decided to take an immersion blender to everything we thought we knew about college hoops. In simpler terms, so many of those intra-conference rivalries we have come to know and love have been blown up like they’re…

  2. Wisconsin-Green Bay forward suspended three games

    Jan 17, 2013, 11:38 AM EDT

    Greg Mays

    Wisconsin-Green Bay head coach Brian Wardle has suspended sophomore forward Greg Mays for three games for the dreaded violation of team rules. “Each member of this program is held accountable to the standards set for all of us, and Greg made a decision which does not live up to those standards,” said Wardle in a…

  3. Butler gets back to their roots in a win over Richmond

    Jan 17, 2013, 10:40 AM EDT

    Greg Robbins, Andrew Smith

    Playing their first full game without Rotnei Clarke in the lineup, Butler shot 37.5% from the floor and just 5-19 from long range. Kellen Dunham, Brad Steven’s star freshman that many expected to pick up more of the scoring load, was just 2-10 from beyond the arc against Richmond. With those numbers in mind, would…

  4. Teen shot and killed after Jabari Parker’s high school game

    Jan 17, 2013, 9:51 AM EDT

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    One of the best high school games of the year in Chicago was marred by tragedy on Wednesday night. Simeon Career Academy knocked off Morgan Park 53-51 at Chicago State’s gym, but in the postgame handshake lines, a scuffle broke out. There was some pushing and shoving, and according to reporters at the game, some…

  5. NC State didn’t have a letdown game, they had an ‘NC State’ game

    Jan 17, 2013, 8:50 AM EDT

    Alex Len, Nick Faust, C.J. Leslie, Richard Howell

    COLLEGE PARK, Md – Forgive me if I’m the only one that believes this, but I’m not ready to buy into the narrative that No. 14 NC State’s loss to Maryland on Wednesday can simply be explained away by the Wolfpack struggling to overcome their win over No. 1 Duke. Because if CJ Leslie hadn’t made…

  6. The Morning Mix

    Jan 17, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT

    SARAH WEISER/Daily Herald

    Matthew Dellavedova. He may have one of the ugliest strokes in the game, but BOY is it effective. BYU fans across the country are all waking up on the wrong side of the bed today. I know I say this almost every day, but MAN, do we have a lot of interesting news and notes…

  7. Late Night Snacks: Mountain West battles highlighted Wednesday’s CBB action

    Jan 17, 2013, 2:05 AM EDT

    UNLV SDSU

    Games of the Day:  St. Mary’s 70, BYU 69 The college basketball gods made us wait until the conclusion of the night to get the evening’s best ending. After Tyler Haws hit a fall-away floater in the lane to put BYU ahead by two with five seconds to go, Saint Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova threw…

  8. Matthew Dellavedova hits half-court buzzer-beater to lift Saint Mary’s over BYU (VIDEO)

    Jan 17, 2013, 1:16 AM EDT

    Matthew Dellavedova

    With his team down two points, 69-67, Saint Mary’s guard Matthew Dellavedova heaved a shot from half-court that went down as the buzzer sounded to give the Gaels a stunning 70-69 victory Wednesday night at Marriott Center in Provo, Utah. Dellavedova finished with 18 points on the night, but none bigger than the three that put…

  9. Anthony Marshall leads UNLV over No. 15 San Diego State on the road

    Jan 17, 2013, 12:28 AM EDT

    Anthony Marshall UNLV

    UNLV notched one of its biggest win of the season on the road Wednesday night, using 20 points, nine rebounds, and five assists from guard Anthony Marshall to secure an 82-75 victory over San Diego State at Viejas Arena in San Diego, Calif. Coach Dave Rice decision to use a smaller lineup down the stretch…

  10. No. 19 New Mexico outlasts Boise State in tough overtime test

    Jan 16, 2013, 11:44 PM EDT

    New Mexico

    Tony Snell scored 22 points on 7-of-12 shooting to lead No. 19 New Mexico to a gritty road win over Boise State, 79-74, Wednesday night at Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Idaho. Leon Rice’s Broncos led by as many as six points with 8:32 remaining in the second half, but the game stayed within four…

  11. Olivier Hanlan misses free throw in final second, Miami escapes with win at Boston College

    Jan 16, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT

    Durand Scott

    Durand Scott fouled Boston College freshman Olivier Hanlan behind the three-point line with 0.5 seconds remaining and the Eagles trailing by three, 60-57, giving him an opportunity to tie and send the game to overtime. Hanlan hit the first two but missed his final shot, allowing Miami to escape with a 60-59 victory in Chestnut…

  12. For Maryland, being lucky is better than being good if it’s only for one night

    Jan 16, 2013, 9:02 PM EDT

    Alex Len Maryland

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Alex Len finished with 10 points and six boards, tipping in an errant Pe’Shon Howard shot with just 0.9 seconds left on the clock as the Terps knocked off No. 14 NC State at the Comcast Center, 51-50. Maryland had twice taken a ten point lead — the second of which…

  13. Georgetown forward Greg Whittington ruled academically ineligible

    Jan 16, 2013, 6:51 PM EDT

    Greg Whittington

    Georgetown forward Greg Whittington will be out indefinitely after being ruled academically ineligible to compete, the school announced Wednesday evening. “Greg will not participate in competition until further notice due to an eligibility issue,” said coach John Thompson III in the release. In his second season with the Hoyas, Whittington had seen a significant increase in minutes per…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. 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 AL.com while listing Releford as doubtful.…

  20. 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…