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?

sportNBA 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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Why I’m Done With NBA Basketball This Year: NBA 2K9

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If you have been paying attention to the community’s efforts to tweak NBA 2K9 during the past few months, you probably noticed that Neon1, one of the hardest-working NBA 2K community members, redid the ratings and tendencies for every player and coach in …
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One-and-Done Rule Staying in NBA, NCAA Basketball
The new collective bargaining agreement between the NBA executives and players decided to keep the college basketball one-and-done rule for now. The NBA will reportedly keep the one-and-done rule for prospective basketball players in the new collective …
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NBA Basketball Rules vs 2016 Rio Olympics Basketball Regulations: Know the Difference
Team USA Basketball heads to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with an NBA star-filled roster. The team is a heavy favorite to win the match, despite initial concerns that the team is not as talented as previous Olympic teams. Basketball …
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Tencent grabs the digital rights to NBA basketball in China

sportTencent grabs the digital rights to NBA basketball in China
The National Basketball Association has licensed China’s Tencent to be its partner in digital content for the next five years in China. Effective on July 1, the deal recognizes Tencent’s huge position in Internet social networking and commerce in the …
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NBA & Basketball England Expand Jr. NBA League
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Basketball England announced today the expansion of the Jr. NBA Basketball England League – a secondary school basketball programme for boys and girls ages 11-12 – to four leagues across three cities.
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5 Overreactions After The First Two Days Of NBA Basketball
Sacramento Area Sandbag LocationsWith more rain on the way, people are keeping a close eye on waterways ready to rise. If you’re worried about flood conditions where you live, here’s where you can pick up some sandbags. Showers Expected Tuesday Afternoon …
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Latest College Basketball News

sportErnie Graham focused on reunion with son, not ‘upsetting’ legacy of Terps scoring record
Ernie Graham: “I get the privilege of walking out there with my son. It couldn’t get any better than that.” Nearly four decades have passed since Ernie Graham, then a sophomore on the Maryland men’s basketball team, broke the school’s single-game scoring …
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Who’s No. 2 in ACC in minutes played? Tech’s 6-10 center
With finals over, Georgia Tech faces a different type of challenge. The Yellow Jackets will play three games over five days starting Sunday with a home matchup against Alcorn State at 2 p.m. Two more home games follow Tuesday and Thursday, including the …
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Hoop Thoughts: First five weeks of the season have been amazing
Why the first five weeks of the season have been amazing. Plus, more from the week that was in college hoops. With about nine minutes to go in the second half of an epic, scintillating, head-on-a-swivel, time-capsule, mid-December college basketball game …
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Latest Women’s Basketball News

sportMuffet McGraw likes direction as Notre Dame women hit road
SOUTH BEND – There is sizeable new piece of hardware sitting on an end table in the lobby of the Notre Dame women’s basketball offices. It is, of course, the championship trophy from the WNIT preseason tourney that the Irish won Sunday, by defeating …
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Kentucky men, Notre Dame women atop basketball polls
Kentucky moved into the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press college basketball poll, replacing Duke, which dropped to sixth following its final-seconds loss to Kansas in the Champions Classic. The Wildcats (4-0), who also beat then-No. 13 Michigan State in …
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Toppers Women Win First
WEST LIBERTY — The West Liberty women’s basketball team scored 100 points for the first time this season and in doing so collected its first victory in a commanding 100-49 win over visiting Urbana on Monday in the first of two games at the ARSC.
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Latest College Basketball News

sportFlorida, Arkansas basketball will open with the best in 2017
Arkansas and Florida will get quite the early-season test next basketball season. Both teams will take part in the 2017 PK80: Phil Knight Invitational tournament in Portland, Ore., a 16-team mega-event featuring some of the top programs in the nation.
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ETBU men to tip off Curran era at home on Nov. 15 vs. Centenary
A new era will begin for the East Texas Baptist University men’s basketball team in 2016-17 as Brandon Curran takes over for Bert West, who retired after last season. The 2016-17 season features 11 home games starting with the season opener on Nov. 15.
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Twin Cities freshman basketball player gets offer from Gophers
Jalen Suggs isn’t old enough to have a driver’s license yet, but he’s already got offers on the table to play college basketball. Suggs, is a 6-foot-4, 170-pound, future five-star college basketball prospect. The Minnehaha Academy freshman already …
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Every Major College Basketball School’s Greatest NBA Player of All-Time

sportEvery Major College Basketball School’s Greatest NBA Player of All-Time
He wasn’t the most athletic player by any means, but Dan Issel is the best center to ever play for the Nuggets. Issel pulled down 6,630 rebounds in his 10 seasons with Denver, which is 1,369 more than Beck’s second-place ranking. Issel also ranks …
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Mark Cuban Made A Poor Attempt To Defend The Dallas Mavericks’ Sexist ‘NBA 101’ Night
Once upon a time, someone who works for the Dallas Mavericks had a bad idea. See, the Mavs are holding what they call NBA 101 Basketball For Women. On September 13, for the low, low price of $ 125 ($ 100 if you’re a season ticket holder), women are invited …
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Dirk Nowitzki, Tim Duncan Formed One Of NBA’s Most Underrated Rivalries
After the season was over and the major moves had been made in free agency, Duncan announced his retirement from basketball, leaving a 19-year career behind him that will one day land him a spot in the Hall of Fame. Related Story: NBA Finals History …
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Latest College Basketball News

sportNSU, ULM to meet in Bossier City
Northwestern State will meet ULM and Centenary will entertain Millsaps College on Dec. 17 at Bossier City’s CenturyLink Center in what could end up being a tripleheader of college basketball action for area fans to enjoy. Louisiana Tech has agreed to …
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Purdue awards former walk-on Grady Eifert with scholarship
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WANE) – Former walk-on Grady Eifert will be on …
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National Preparatory Association Announced as Canadian Partner for The Grind Session
The National Preparatory Association is proud to announce an official partnership with The Grind Session. The Grind Session is an American International circuit, where the world’s top basketball programs and prospects compete all over the United States …
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Latest College Basketball News

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Indiana Hoosiers forward OG Anunoby (3) dunks the ball. Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports Indiana Basketball finished the 2016 season at the hands of the strong North Carolina Tar Heels, and will look to improve upon that campaign behind the strong …
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Marquette Basketball Recruiting: Class Of 2017 Forward Terrence Lewis Set To Announce His College Choice
Things are moving fast for the second best player in the state of Wisconsin since MU offered him a scholarship in mid-July. According to Mark Stewart of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee native Terrence Lewis will announce which college he will …
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Rutgers-bound: Baker-Occeus now plenty big enough
DERRY — Sometime during the 2017-18 basketball season, the University of Wisconsin’s Jordan Hill likely will square off with an old high school rival. Pardon the Badger point guard, though, if he doesn’t recognize his old prep school foe. You see …
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