BYU men’s basketball: Cougars feel primed for regular season after 95-35 win over Colorado College

BYU men’s basketball: Cougars feel primed for regular season after 95-35 win over Colorado College
I thought we were really dialed in together as a group on both ends of the floor. We play a 40-minute game and score 90 points while only turning the ball over six times — that’s a good number. —Dave Rose PROVO — BYU’s 95-35 win over Division III’s …
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Men’s basketball welcomes 5 to program on National Signing Day
After welcoming just two freshmen in its latest recruiting class, the men’s basketball team inked five different players to National Letters of Intent on Wednesday — Marcus Bingham Jr., Gabe Brown, Aaron Henry, Thomas Kithier and Foster Loyer.
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Men’s Basketball: Northwestern prepares for season opener against Loyola
Northwestern has never been here before. The No. 19 Wildcats will open their season Friday as a ranked team for the first time when they take on Loyola Maryland at Allstate Arena. It will be NU’s first game since it lost to Gonzaga in the second round of …
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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 …

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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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 …

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 …

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 …


Local college hoops: Eastern Michigan, WMU men, UDM, Oakland women win

Local college hoops: Eastern Michigan, WMU men, UDM, Oakland women win
9-7). Calvin 86, Hope 83: Cam Denney scored 21 points as Calvin won the MIAA title game at Hope. State women Detroit Mercy 83, Youngstown State 67: Rosanna Reynolds scored 21 points to help lead the Titans over the host Penguins. Brianne Cohen added 17 for …
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Japan Uses Speed, Not Size, to Take Women’s Basketball to New Heights
TOKYO – For two quarters during a game at the Rio Olympics in August, Japan made the vaunted United States women’s national basketball team appear mortal. Late in the first half of their quarterfinal game, Japan even cut the Americans’ lead to 2 …

NDSU Women’s Basketball Opens Summit League Tournament Play March 4
Tournament Bracket (PDF) ELMHURST, Ill. – ( Western Illinois enters The Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship as the top seed after claiming the regular season title with a win over South Dakota on the final day of the regular …


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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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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.

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.

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 …

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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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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?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Indiana Basketball: In Ananoby and Bryant we trust
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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sportTeam USA notes: Final U17 squad includes several UK targets; 2018 star plans UK visit
A few quick notes out of Tuesday morning’s session from Team USA U17 training camp … The final cuts were made after Tuesday morning’s practice, and the 12 players that will represent Team USA at the FIBA U17 world championships in Spain later …

Michigan transfer Spike Albrecht reports to Purdue men’s basketball team
Wearing a white T-shirt with black-and-gray lettering and black shorts featuring gold lettering, Spike Albrecht felt perfectly comfortable in Purdue gear. “It’s nice. I like Nike too, so I’m happy about it,” he said with a laugh Tuesday at Mackey Arena.
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Wake Forest Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Released
The Wake Forest basketball program officially released its non-conference schedule on Tuesday. How challenging is the schedule? Let’s take a look at who the Demon Deacons will be taking on in Danny Manning’s third season on the sidelines in Winston-Salem.
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