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  1. No. 8 Florida needs overtime to defeat Louisiana-Monroe, 61-56

    Nov 21, 2014, 11:45 PM EST

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    Florida nearly coughed up another win on Friday.

  2. Wisconsin’s non-conference slate doesn’t lack for quality matchups

    Aug 9, 2014, 8:24 PM EST

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    Wisconsin’s home game against Duke comes on the heels of their trip to the Bahamas to play in the Battle 4 Atlantis.

  3. 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis field is absolutely loaded

    Dec 3, 2013, 12:45 PM EST

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    The field for the 2014 Battle 4 Atlantis has been revealed, and it is absolutely stacked. The eight teams: Florida, North Carolina, UCLA, Georgetown, Wisconsin, Butler, Oklahoma and UAB. There is a rule in place that prohibits two teams from the same conference from being in these early season tournaments. Butler and Georgetown are both members…

  4. Villanova caps productive weekend with Battle 4 Atlantis title (VIDEO)

    Dec 1, 2013, 1:18 AM EST

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    Villanova entered the Battle 4 Atlantis in a similar situation to the other seven teams in the field, as head coach Jay Wright wondered how his players would respond to three games in three days against tough competition. The Wildcats responded as a coach would hope, fighting back to beat No. 2 Kansas and No.…

  5. No. 2 Kansas has a lot to work on following Battle 4 Atlantis experience (VIDEO)

    Nov 30, 2013, 10:29 PM EST

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    While in-season tournaments present great opportunities for programs to rack up multiple quality wins in a neutral setting, there also valuable when it comes to the growth of a roster. That’s certainly the hope for No. 2 Kansas, which despite its 2-1 weekend at the Battle 4 Atlantis did not enjoy the best of weekends…

  6. The wheels fall off for Xavier at Battle 4 Atlantis

    Nov 30, 2013, 3:45 PM EST

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    “The wheels fell off,” Xavier coach Chris Mack said to the media following Xavier’s 77-73 opening-round overtime loss to No. 23 Iowa in the Battle 4 Atlantis. While Mack’s foreshadowing quote after Thursday’s game was only referring to the first game of three the Musketeers would play at the Battle 4 Atlantis, his comments rang…

  7. Improved offensive showing results in a blowout win for No. 23 Iowa (VIDEO)

    Nov 29, 2013, 10:12 PM EST

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    What a difference a day made for both No. 23 Iowa and UTEP in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night. Iowa struggled offensively for much of the night in their overtime win over Xavier on Thursday, but Fran McCaffery’s team had no such issues against the Miners. As a team the…

  8. UTEP successfully befuddles Tennessee on both ends of the floor (VIDEO)

    Nov 29, 2013, 1:27 AM EST

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    While much of the chatter regarding UTEP head coach Tim Floyd at this week’s Battle 4 Atlantis is focused on his ongoing feud with USC head coach Andy Enfield, the fact of the matter is that the man’s pretty good when it comes to basketball strategy. And that ability, along with the skill of his…

  9. No. 23 Iowa manages to come back, beating Xavier in overtime (VIDEO)

    Nov 28, 2013, 10:31 PM EST

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    Most of the teams participating in this weekend’s Battle 4 Atlantis left cold environments for The Bahamas, and while the change in climate is definitely a bonus it can also affect the players in a negative manner. That was the case for the two best players on the floor during the quarterfinal matchup between Xavier…

  10. Reserves make the difference as No. 2 Kansas holds off Wake Forest

    Nov 28, 2013, 6:28 PM EST

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    There’s no doubt that No. 2 Kansas doesn’t lack for talent, as one of the nation’s best freshman classes combines with some solid returnees to form the rotation that many expect to make a run at yet another Big 12 title and possibly a national title as well. Of course there’s Andrew Wiggins, and classmates…

  11. USC, UTEP coaching staffs get into heated discussion at Battle 4 Atlantis reception

    Nov 27, 2013, 9:32 PM EST

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    “Tim Floyd shows up every day at work and realizes he lives in El Paso, Texas. And he’s pissed off that he didn’t get the USC job two months ago. I told him, ‘Tim, if I could have all this power to somehow convince a family to do this, why the heck didn’t the kid…

  12. NBC Sports Network announces 2013-14 college basketball schedule

    Oct 31, 2013, 7:02 PM EST

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    With the start of the season just over a week away, the NBC Sports Network released its broadcast schedule for the 2013-14 campaign. The schedule tips off on November 14 when Temple visits CAA preseason favorite Towson, and the first month of the season will be headlined by the Battle 4 Atlantis event. Teams taking…

  13. Video: Mike Krzyzewski proud of Duke’s performance in Battle 4 Atlantis

    Nov 25, 2012, 9:41 AM EST

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    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks with the NBC Sports Network after his Blue Devils defeated Louisville to win the 2012 Battle 4 Atlantis. Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at JohnnyJungle.com, covering St. John’s. You can find him on Twitter:@DanielJMartin_

  14. Video: Missouri beats VCU for third place at Atlantis

    Nov 25, 2012, 2:33 AM EST

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    Laurence Bowers and Phil “Flip” Pressey carried the Missouri Tigers to a third-place finish in the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas. These video highlights show that VCU did not go quietly into that good night.

  15. Louisville will be without Gorgui Dieng vs. Duke

    Nov 24, 2012, 6:23 PM EST

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    No. 2 Louisville had a tough matchup against No. 5 Duke in tonight’s Battle 4 Atlantis title game (NBC Sports Network, 9:00 PM ET) already, but the margin for error just got a lot thinner. Gorgui Dieng, the team’s second-leading rebounder (8.0 rpg) and leading shot blocker (2.0 bpg), will sit out tonight’s game with…