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  1. UAB, head coach Jerod Haase announce six-year contract extension

    Mar 25, 2015, 4:40 PM EDT

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    Keeping Haase in town is an important move for an athletic department that’s had its issues in recent months.

  2. Introducing Cinderella: Meet the UAB Blazers

    Mar 14, 2015, 6:39 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    UAB will make its first NCAA tournament appearance since 2011, and they’ve been a source of good news for an athletic department that could definitely use some.

  3. FIU’s Dennis Mavin banks in half-court shot to beat UTSA (VIDEO)

    Mar 11, 2015, 3:12 PM EDT

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    Good luck topping the finish to this thriller in the first round of the Conference USA tournament.

  4. UTEP head coach Tim Floyd suspended one game by Conference USA

    Feb 27, 2015, 3:20 PM EDT

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    Floyd was ejected with 10:05 remaining in the Miners’ 77-60 loss at Louisiana Tech, and he failed to leave the court in a timely manner.

  5. William Lee’s dunk highlights UAB’s blowout win over Louisiana Tech (VIDEO)

    Feb 6, 2015, 8:15 AM EDT

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    William Lee wasn’t one of the five Blazers who scored in double figures in their 80-60 win, but he did have this impressive dunk.

  6. POSTERIZED: Louisiana Tech’s Raheem Appleby goes over Western Kentucky defender for big dunk (VIDEO

    Jan 31, 2015, 11:15 AM EDT

    Raheem Appleby, Markel Brown

    Raheem Appleby showed surprising hops as the 6-foot-4 guard threw down a solid dunk over a Western Kentucky defender.

  7. Southern Miss self-imposes postseason ban for this season

    Jan 20, 2015, 7:17 PM EDT

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    Southern Miss self-imposes a penalty after an ongoing school and NCAA investigation.

  8. Middle Tennessee reserve forward out indefinitely

    Jan 19, 2015, 8:15 PM EDT

    Marshall Henderson, Joshua Phillips

    Middle Tennessee takes a hit to its front court rotation.

  9. Southern Miss sophomore decides not to transfer, returns to team

    Jan 17, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Southern Miss is depleted but gets a player back to help.

  10. UAB head coach Jerod Haase gets two-year extension; prohibited from criticizing administration

    Jan 13, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT

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    UAB head coach Jerod Haase signed a two-year extension, but it includes an interesting clause.

  11. Reserve freshman forward leaves Rice program

    Jan 11, 2015, 4:55 PM EDT

    Rice Basketball

    Maurice Rivers played 17.8 minutes per game for the Owls, who are 4-10 overall and 1-2 in Conference USA play.

  12. Rice’s Marcus Jackson makes a shot from the opposite free-throw line to beat first-half buzzer (VIDEO)

    Jan 11, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT

    Marcus Jackson, Demarcus Holland

    Marcus Jackson’s heave was good from nearly the opposite free-throw line.

  13. Junior college transfer guard requests scholarship release from Western Kentucky

    Dec 12, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT

    Ray Harper

    Ayinde Sprewell becomes the second guard to leave the WKU program this season, joining Kevin Kaspar.

  14. Guards Dallas Anglin, Shadell Millinghaus leave Southern Miss program

    Dec 12, 2014, 1:34 PM EDT

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    Both players were shooting 46.2% from three, and their departure leaves Southern Miss with nine scholarship players.

  15. Fans protest decision to cut three sports at UAB basketball game Thursday night (VIDEO)

    Dec 5, 2014, 2:57 PM EDT

    UAB Football

    The decision to cut three sports, most notably football, hasn’t gone over well at UAB. Fans and students voiced their displeasure Thursday night.

  16. UAB falls in exhibition as key freshman sits out with injury

    Nov 8, 2014, 9:20 AM EDT

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    UAB needs to get a key freshman healthy for this season.

  17. Louisiana Tech’s Michael White is happy where is at

    Oct 31, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    AP

    The Louisiana Tech coach has averaged 28 wins the past two seasons, and is poised for a NCAA tournament appearance in 2015.

  18. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Louisiana Tech the favorite in the ever-changing Conference USA

    Oct 31, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    AP

    Despite 29 wins (13 in conference play) Louisiana Tech missed out on the NCAA tournament. Michael White looks to change that this season, although, his team will have to go through the likes of UTEP and newcomer Western Kentucky, first.

  19. CBT’s Recruiting Roundup: Texas keeps in-state momentum going, Rhoades rebuilding at Rice

    Oct 27, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

    Baylor Bears v Texas Longhorns

    News and notes from the world of college basketball recruiting.

  20. Junior guard decides to leave Charlotte program

    Oct 23, 2014, 8:03 PM EDT

    Demetrius Pollard, Shawn Lester

    Shawn Lester averaged 11.9 points and 4.2 rebounds per game in the sixth man role last season.

  21. Junior college guard becomes UTEP’s third 2015 commitment

    Oct 5, 2014, 9:44 PM EDT

    AP

    Moore averaged 18.0 points and 7.2 rebounds per game as a freshman last season.

  22. Western Kentucky fans pick new uniform design (PHOTO)

    Sep 30, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

    Western Kentucky mascot Big Red

    Western Kentucky fans were given three options and selected one for the upcoming season.

  23. Three-star forward becomes UTEP’s second 2015 commitment

    Sep 24, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT

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    Both of UTEP’s commitments thus far are front court players, which is key with Julian Washburn and Cedric Lang both entering their senior year.

  24. Western Kentucky asks fans for input on alternate jersey design

    Sep 22, 2014, 10:26 AM EDT

    Ray Harper

    Fans have three different designs from which to choose, with the winning option scheduled to be revealed next Monday.

  25. Georgia-based combo guard becomes Charlotte’s first 2015 commitment

    Sep 21, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Alan Major

    With both Pierria Henry and Terrence Williams being seniors, Charlotte needed to add a perimeter player in 2015.