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  1. March Madness has arrived (VIDEOS)

    Mar 5, 2014, 10:07 AM EDT

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    The Madness has officially arrived! Can you feel it in the air? I know Marquette can. They lost one of the wilder games you’ll ever see, dropping a double-overtime game to Providence that featured clutch shots, dumb fouls and a 75-foot buzzer-beater that didn’t actually beat any buzzers. That wasn’t the wackiest finish of the…

  2. Late Night Snacks: UMass outruns VCU

    Feb 22, 2014, 2:01 AM EDT

    Chaz Williams

    Game of the night: Massachusetts 80, VCU 75 During the Atlantic 10 media day, I spoke with Massachusetts coach Derek Kellogg about his team’s three-point dependence. Since he arrived at UMass, Kellogg’s squads were content to jack a high percentages of threes, consistently posting a three-point attempts percentage in the mid-30s. After asking Kellogg whether…

  3. Oakland’s Travis Bader becomes NCAA all-time leader in made three-pointers (VIDEO)

    Feb 2, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT

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    Now a senior at Oakland University, guard Travis Bader has been one of college basketball’s most prolific perimeter shooters during his career. On Sunday Bader completed his climb to the top of the NCAA’s list for made three-pointers in a career, surpassing former Duke great J.J. Redick. Bader’s third three-pointer of the first half in…

  4. The Chase for 180: A quest to find college basketball’s best shooter

    Nov 11, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT

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    Who is the best shooter in the country? It’s a tough question to answer, isn’t it? Does being a “shooter” simply mean merely being a high-level marksman from beyond the arc? Can a player who thrives in the mid-range but rarely ventures out into three-point land be eligible? How heavily should we be valuing stats like…

  5. Travis Bader’s nickname is McLovin?

    Nov 6, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    Greg Kampe, Travis Bader

    Travis Bader is a favorite of the folks that write here at College Basketball Talk. We ranked him the No. 69 player in the country. We slotted him as the No. 16 off-guard in the country. He was a second-team mid-major all-american, mostly because of the strength of the mid-major guards across the country this…

  6. Oakland’s Travis Bader shoots for J.J. Redick’s NCAA career three-point record

    Oct 28, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Greg Kampe, Travis Bader

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Travis Bader isn’t a household name, but pretty soon the Oakland senior shooting guard’s accomplishments will be heard across the country as he closes in on J.J. Redick’s career three-point field goal…

  7. 2013-2014 Season Preview: The Top 20 Off-Guards

    Oct 22, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Gary Harris

    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…

  8. NBCSports.com’s 2013-2014 Mid-Major All-Americans

    Oct 10, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Elfrid Payton (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 our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  9. Bader will stay put, chase Redick’s record at Oakland next season

    Jun 1, 2013, 11:11 PM EDT

    Keaton Miles, Travis Bader

    Welcome to the Pollyanna News Report. We’ve heard so much about college basketball stars as “free agents” recently, I thought I’d take a look at a kid who plans to dance with the partner what brung him, even though is skills could theoretically land him a title shot at a major program if he chose…