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  1. Memphis defeats LSU, will face Oklahoma State in championship game of the Old Spice Classic

    Nov 29, 2013, 8:10 PM EST

    stamfordadvocate.com

    Memphis failed in their first test of the season losing big to Oklahoma State, but passed their second one against a solid LSU team by the score of 76-69 in the semifinals of the Old Spice Classic. With the win, Memphis will now have another shot against Oklahoma State on Sunday evening. Much of the…

  2. Business as usual: No. 11 Memphis can’t win a big game

    Nov 20, 2013, 10:53 AM EST

    Michael Cobbins, Michael Dixon, Markel Brown

    It’s a topic that has become all too common for hoops fans in the city of Memphis. The Tigers entered the season with all kinds of hype and promise, finding themselves ranked in the top 15 based on the immense talent on their roster. And in their first marquee matchup of the season … they…

  3. Oklahoma State and Memphis both have statements to make tonight

    Nov 19, 2013, 11:45 AM EST

    Johnathan Loyd, Marcus Smart

    Since it doesn’t involve freshmen destined to be top five picks and since it’s not being dubbed the single greatest basketball event ever held outside the month of March, but Tuesday night will feature one of the most intriguing matchups of the young season. The No. 11 Memphis Tigers are headed to Stillwater to take…

  4. Thursday’s Pregame Shootaround: Late night West Coast hoops worth waiting for

    Nov 14, 2013, 12:32 PM EST

    Arizona Athletics

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: No. 6 Arizona at San Diego State, 10:05 p.m. (CBS Sports) The Wildcats will get their biggest test of the season tonight when they face off with Steve Fisher’s Aztecs. Both teams are still trying to figure out their rotations and the best lineups to work with. Sean Miller has started…

  5. American Athletic Conference 2013-14 Preview: Louisville comes back strong

    Oct 31, 2013, 11:00 AM EST

    AP photo

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  6. 2013-14 Season Preview: Top 20 Lead Guards

    Oct 21, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Getty Images

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  7. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 13 Memphis Tigers

    Oct 16, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Josh Pastner

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  8. Advanced analysis on the impact of transfers

    Oct 15, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

    Memphis Athletics

    More and more, transfers are becoming an integral part of college basketball. As such, figuring out precisely how a player will fit in with his new team is becoming an integral part of the preseason prognostication process. And as you might expect, someone smarter than your average writer as tried to figure out an answer.…

  9. 20 Impact Transfers in College Hoops for 2013-2014

    Oct 8, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Rodney Hood, Raphiael Putney, Sean Carter

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  10. Memphis, not Kentucky, has the most to prove this season

    Sep 17, 2013, 1:55 PM EST

    Memphis v Xavier

    On Tuesday afternoon, Eamonn Brennan of ESPN.com posted a list of his top ten teams with the most to prove this season. Brennan has Kentucky at No. 1, a number that I’m not sure that I can get behind. The Wildcats are coming off of an ugly season, one which saw them underperform throughout the…

  11. Missouri’s Michael Dixon speaks out about suspension on Twitter, then deletes it

    Nov 24, 2012, 1:35 PM EST

    Michael Dixon

    Missouri guard Michael Dixon watched from the sidelines in street clothes as his Tigers lost to Louisville in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis Friday night. Dixon continues to sit out after being suspended by coach Frank Haith for a violation of team rules. His suspension is close to reaching the one-month mark, with…

  12. Michael Dixon making the trip to the Bahamas, playing status uncertain

    Nov 19, 2012, 5:50 PM EST

    Jimmy V Men's Basketball Classic

    Missouri looks like it’s closer to getting one of their key backcourt players back in the lineup. CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman tweeted out that Michael Dixon, Jr. will be making the trip to the Bahamas for the Battle for Atlantis this week, but his status for the Stanford game on Thursday is up in the air.…

  13. Missouri suspends Michael Dixon and Dominique Bull indefinitely

    Oct 26, 2012, 5:28 PM EST

    Michael Dixon

    Friday afternoon, Missouri head coach Frank Haith announced that senior guard Michael Dixon and freshman guard Dominique Bull have been suspended indefinitely for violation of team rules. Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports was the first to report on the suspensions. Dixon was projected to make up a strong backcourt in the SEC, playing alongside Phil…