Latest College Basketball News

CJ Perez proves being MVP contender
LYCEUM is inching closer towards rewriting history in the 93rd NCAA seniors basketball tournament and so does prolific guard CJ Perez. The 6-foot-1 Perez continues to come up with strong all around numbers, putting him on track of clinching the highest …
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What Does Devon Dotson To Kansas Mean For Marquette and Quentin Grimes?
The recruitment of Quentin Grimes continued to take a twist and a turn on Friday evening when Devon Dotson made a verbal commitment to Kansas. Dotson is a 6’2”, 180 lb. point guard from Charlotte, North Carolina. He currently ranks #24 in the country …
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For the third time, LPU’s Perez is Player of the Week
Lyceum of the Philippines University is inching closer towards rewriting history in the 93rd NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and so does prolific guard CJ Perez. The 6-foot-1 Perez continues to come up with strong all around numbers, putting him on of …
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EFSC women’s basketball coach Grimes dies

EFSC women’s basketball coach Grimes dies
EFSC women’s basketball coach Grimes dies Grimes, 45, was assistant men’s basketball coach before taking over women’s team in 2013. Check out this story on floridatoday.com: http://on.flatoday.com/2jLr1Zn
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Ace Jackson and the Revolutionary Women of the Harlem Globetrotters
Will the Harlem Globetrotters defeat the World All Stars? It’s a brisk spring afternoon, and the crowd at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center is on the edge of their seats watching a cliffhanger fourth quarter even though in the long, storied history of the team …
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Indian Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Team To Compete In International Tournament
When India won 4 medals at the 2016 Paralympics, the sports world cheered that soon such games will be recognised, encouraged and rewarded. But in a span of one year, there has not been any significant difference. Despite all odds, the women’s wheelchair …
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Latest Women’s Basketball News

Dustdevils women’s basketball schedule released
Entering his second season as the head women’s basketball coach at Texas A&M International, Jeff Caha announced the 2017-18 season schedule Tuesday. The Dustdevils have 28 regular season games with eight of those being played against teams that qualified …
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How UConn women’s basketball became synonymous with winning
The UConn Women’s basketball team hasn’t lost a game since 2014. That streak — 100 straight games — has never been approached by any other NCAA team — male or female. William Brangham talks to Christine Brennan of USA TODAY about this groundbreaking …
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UConn women’s basketball bringing strong ratings for SNY
SNY always has been known primarily as the home of the Mets, but this winter its second most visible partner has been making a bit of a stir. Connecticut’s women’s basketball team had won 106 games in a row as of Monday morning. The monumental streak …
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Latest NBA Basketball News

Report: Chicago Bulls don’t think Cameron Payne can play in the NBA
The Chicago Bulls may be ready to move on from point guard Cameron Payne less than a year after acquiring him from the Oklahoma City Thunder. Cameron Payne hasn’t lived up to the expectations that come with being the 14th pick in the draft. He’s …
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NBA 2K18 player ratings revealed for the Charlotte Hornets
The long-awaited moment is finally here as the NBA 2K18 player ratings for the Charlotte Hornets have been released. Sub the Gamer posted a YouTube video showing every team’s roster on NBA 2K18 with each player’s individual rating. The Charlotte …
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From Tennis To NBA, The Value Of The Patch Stays In Play…
Patches, who cares about patches? If you are a brand that is looking for a quick splash, sometimes without explanation, then finding your way through a patch is an interesting disruptive way in, although with the NBA, at least on the team side in the US …
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Mizzou women’s basketball says “bonjour” to an international recruit

Mizzou women’s basketball says “bonjour” to an international recruit
Mizzou women’s basketball made an offseason splash on Monday when it announced the signing of Emmanuelle Tahane, a freshman forward from Bondy, France. Tahane, a 6-foot-1 small forward, adds size and length to an already impressive 2017 recruiting class.
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Virginia Women’s Basketball 2017-18 Season Tickets on Sale
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Season tickets for the 2017-18 Virginia women’s basketball season are on sale now. Season tickets are available in reserved and general admission seating areas for UVA’s 15 home women’s basketball games. The priority-ordering …
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Duke Basketball: Importance of Men’s, Women’s Preseason Trips Abroad
Both Duke Basketball programs will play in exhibition games overseas this summer, and the women’s team is preparing for a trip to Italy. The NCAA allows college basketball programs to travel internationally every four years, and this summer both Duke …
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Why NCAA Men’s Basketball Has More Upsets Than Women’s Basketball

Why NCAA Men’s Basketball Has More Upsets Than Women’s Basketball
Both the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division I basketball tournaments tipped off last week. While analysts may continue to bemoan the effects of the “one and done” rule on the level of play in the men’s game, quality of play in the women’s game has …
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What happened to Winthrop women’s basketball and former coach Kevin Cook?
As Baylor poured on the points during an NCAA-record breaking 140-32 win over the Winthrop women’s basketball team in December, Eagles coach Kevin Cook stared across the court. His new boss, Winthrop athletic director Ken Halpin, had traveled with the …
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Kansas women’s basketball’s McKenzie Calvert intends to transfer, granted permission to contact other schools
After an off-the-court incident involving redshirt-sophomore guard McKenzie Calvert, Kansas men’s basketball sophomore guard Lagerald Vick and freshman guard Josh Jackson loomed over the Kansas women’s basketball team’s disappointing season, Calvert …
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Latest Women’s Basketball News

Women’s Basketball Announces National Letter of Intent Signees
Bronx, N.Y. – (November 12, 2014) – Fordham women’s basketball coach Stephanie V. Gaitley announced the signing of three student-athletes to national letters of intent today, as guard Alexia Douglas (Bay Shore, N.Y./Brentwood), guard Lauren Holden …
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Swoopes headlines Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sheryl Swoopes will be missing her biggest supporter as she gets inducted into one more hall of fame. Her mother, Ida Louise Swoopes, accompanied her to the Naismith induction in what Swoopes called “the last big trip we took …
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OU women’s basketball agrees to series with Connecticut
The Oklahoma women’s basketball team seriously boosted its non-conference schedule for each of the next four years by agreeing to a series against Connecticut. The two teams will begin playing in the upcoming season with a Dec. 19 game at the Mohegan Sun …
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Cynthia Cooper-Dyke Resigns As USC Women’s Basketball Head Coach

SportsCynthia Cooper-Dyke Resigns As USC Women’s Basketball Head Coach
USC women’s basketball head coach Cynthia Cooper-Dyke announced today (March 3) that she has resigned after four seasons guiding the Women of Troy. “I absolutely love USC and I always want what is best for this university,” said Cooper-Dyke. “What is best …
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Sanchez out as UNM Lobos women’s basketball coach
Yvonne Sanchez’s five-year tenure as University of New Mexico women’s basketball coach ended suddenly but not quietly Friday. UNM athletic director Paul Krebs informed Sanchez in a 9 a.m. meeting that she had been fired one year into a four-year …
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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CAN’T OVERCOME SLOW START IN 72-65 LOSS TO EASTERN WASHINGTON
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento State scored just 22 points in the first half and, despite rallying to take the lead early in the third quarter, could not fully overcome a poor shooting start in a 72-65 loss on Thursday against Eastern Washington.
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Latest College Basketball News

Justin Jackson To Enter NBA Draft
CHAPEL HILL Consensus first-team All-America forward and 2017 ACC Player of the Year Justin Jackson will enter the NBA Draft and sign with a professional representative, foregoing his senior year of college after the leading the University of North …
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Urbiztondo hopes Filipinos shift support to Singapore in ABL Finals
I’M HERE. Josh Urbiztondo is hoping he and Singapore get the support of his basketball-loving homeland. Alab Pilipinas are no longer in the running in the 2016-2017 Asean Basketball League. And it’s all because of Singapore which blanked the Filipinos in …
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Zagoria | Michael Porter Jr isn’t trying to be the next Simmons or Fultz
NEW YORK – Michael Porter Jr. knows all about how Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz could go back-to-back as No. 1 picks in the NBA Draft who also had the distinction of failing to play in the NCAA Tournament. And Porter Jr. doesn’t want to become the …
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NBA D-League vs. European Basketball: Why don’t more players go to Europe?

NBA D-League vs. European Basketball: Why don’t more players go to Europe?
The following article is a guest contribution by Benjamin Haynes, Esq. Haynes is a former Division 1 Basketball Player at Oral Roberts University and currently practices law in the State of Florida. Many current and former college basketball players …
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What was the best Decade of NBA Basketball?
80s we’re the best decade, even as a rockets fan. Young Hakeem, Sampson, Mccray, Robert Reid, Moses Malone, Calvin, Rudy. For me as a Rockets fans, it’s the 90s. No contest. Two Rockets championships sandwiched by MJ’s greatness. Nothing since has been close.
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Fun Friday: NBA Basketball
I watched the President talk to Bill Simmons about the Chicago Bulls (and Jeremy Lin) just now. I hope Obama gets his wish to welcome the Bulls to the White House as NBA Champions. But I don’t root for the Bulls. They killed the Knicks too many times in …
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