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Former Kentucky G Davender dies at age 49

Former Kentucky G Davender dies at age 49

Posted on 30 April 2016 @ 3:44 pm

Cyclones' Mitrou-Long granted hardship waiver

Cyclones' Mitrou-Long granted hardship waiver

Posted on 29 April 2016 @ 9:23 pm

Catching up with God Shammgod on his 40th birthday

Catching up with God Shammgod on his 40th birthday

Posted on 29 April 2016 @ 4:04 am

Without Ulis, Calipari vows to 'get the body right' for next season

Without Ulis, Calipari vows to 'get the body right' for next season

Posted on 28 April 2016 @ 9:58 pm

NC State 1983 title team gets White House invite

NC State 1983 title team gets White House invite

Posted on 28 April 2016 @ 4:31 pm

Looking ahead: Boston College hopes worst part of rebuilding program is over

Looking ahead: Boston College hopes worst part of rebuilding program is over

Posted on 28 April 2016 @ 1:00 pm

Officials: NCAA could pull tourney sites from N.C.

Officials: NCAA could pull tourney sites from N.C.

Posted on 28 April 2016 @ 1:30 am


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Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender dies at 49 (Yahoo Sports)

Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. The school announced Saturday that Davender died Thursday night after suffering a heart attack earlier in the week. Davender ranked 11th in Kentucky scoring with 1,637 points and eighth with 436 assists while playing with the Wildcats from 1984-88.

Posted on 30 April 2016 @ 3:54 pm

Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long granted hardship waiver (Yahoo Sports)

Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long drives past Iowa guard Anthony Clemmons, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long has been granted a hardship waiver by the Big 12, making him eligible to play as expected in 2016-17. Mitrou-Long, who averaged 12 points a game in 2015-16, ended his season at the eight-game point so he’d be eligible for the hardship waiver. Mitrou-Long’s return will bolster one of the nation’s deepest backcourts.


Posted on 29 April 2016 @ 8:54 pm

CIAA will stay in North Carolina despite state’s LGBT law (Yahoo Sports)

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won’t move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite the state’s controversial new LGBT law. The CIAA said in a statement Thursday that it will instead partner with the NCAA to educate its members on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues as it does on other issues, like graduation rates and concussion management. The Charlotte Observer (http://bit.ly/1NZnZ9s ) reports that the CIAA, the oldest African-American sports conference in the U.S., has hosted its annual basketball tournament in Charlotte since 2006 and announced it was moving its headquarters to Charlotte from Virginia in 2015.

Posted on 29 April 2016 @ 10:34 am

Chattanooga gives extensions to men’s, women’s hoop coaches (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this March 7, 2016, file photo, Chattanooga head coach Matt McCall yells out a play during the first half of the championship game of the NCAA men's Southern Conference basketball tournament in Asheville, N.C. Texas hired Shaka Smart away from VCU last April. VCU replaced Smart with Will Wade, a former VCU assistant who had spent the last two seasons as Chattanoogas head coach. Chattanooga hired Matt McCall, a former Florida assistant. (AP Photo/Ben Earp, File)

Chattanooga women’s basketball coach Jim Foster has received a one-year contract extension. School officials announced Foster’s extension Thursday, hours after saying men’s basketball coach Matt McCall had received a two-year extension. Foster is 82-16 at Chattanooga and has led the Mocs to NCAA Tournament appearances in each of his three seasons.


Posted on 28 April 2016 @ 9:14 pm

NC State’s 1983 NCAA championship team to visit White House (Yahoo Sports)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 30 years after winning the national championship, North Carolina State’s 1983 basketball team finally will meet the president.

Posted on 28 April 2016 @ 4:23 pm

Purdue-Arizona State and Florida-Duke in Jimmy V Classic (Yahoo Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) — Purdue will face Arizona State and Florida will meet Duke in the 2016 Jimmy V Classic.

Posted on 27 April 2016 @ 11:05 pm

North Carolina now on clock to respond in NCAA academic case (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, Kenneth Wainstein, left, lead investigator into academic irregularities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, addresses the media following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C. Listening from second left are, University President Tom Ross, Chancellor Carol Folt and Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham. North Carolina has received a new document from the NCAA outlining violations connected to UNCs long-running academic fraud scandal, a school athletics spokesman said. Steve Kirschner said the new Notice of Allegations (NOA) arrived Monday morning, April 25, 2016, jumpstarting a case that has been stalled in a procedural limbo since August, including through the basketball teams run to the mens NCAA title game this month.(AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

North Carolina is preparing for the next step toward a long-awaited resolution in the multi-year case centered around its academic fraud scandal. The school and individuals named for violations have 90 days to respond now that they finally know what NCAA charges they face. UNC was near its August response deadline to the first Notice of Allegations (NOA) used to specify violations when it reported additional information to the NCAA for review.


Posted on 27 April 2016 @ 9:45 pm

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RB James dislocates elbow in Oregon win

LaMichael James ran for 239 yards and a touchdown before he was carted off the field with a dislocated elbow, dampening No. 9 Oregons 43-15 victory over California on Thursday night. The nations leading rusher went down early in the fourth quarter and trainers stabilized his arm in a sleeve as fans chanted his name.

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RB James injures right arm in Oregon win

LaMichael James ran for 239 yards and a touchdown before he was carted off the field after injuring his right arm, dampening No. 9 Oregons 43-15 victory over California on Thursday night. The nations leading rusher went down early in the fourth quarter and trainers stabilized his arm in a sleeve as fans chanted his name.

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Lavin undergoes prostate cancer surgery

St. Johns coach Steve Lavin has had successful surgery to treat prostate cancer. The 47-year-old Lavin underwent the surgery Thursday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. According to Lavins physicians, the surgery went as planned and there were no complications. Lavin is expected to return to his full-time coaching responsibilities after a recovery period.

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Calhoun: UConn talent better for 2011-12

Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun says he has more talent this season than he had on the team that won the national championship in April. Calhoun made the comment before a dinner at which the 2010-11 Huskies received their national championship rings. The coach said having a more talented team doesnt mean they are going to win another title, but he thinks they can.

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Duke set to visit MSG twice this season

Mike Krzyzewski is bringing Duke to Madison Square Garden twice this upcoming season, according to the schedule announced Thursday. The Blue Devils will face Michigan State, and Kentucky will play Kansas in the second game of the Champions Classic on Nov. 15. Duke will return to take on Washington on Dec.

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Colorado suspends 5 defensive players

Colorado coach Jon Embree has suspended five defensive players indefinitely for violating unspecified team rules. The suspended players include defensive backs Josh Moten, Ayodeji Olatoye, Parker Orms and Paul Vigo, along with linebacker Liloa Nobriga. Orms was the only starter among the group, but didnt play last weekend due to a leg injury.

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Big 12 moves to add Big East-bound TCU

Leaders of the Big 12 Conference cleared the way Thursday to add TCU, a move that would bring in a rising program and potentially shore up a league that seemed ready to fall apart just a few weeks ago. The Big 12s presidents and chancellors voted unanimously to authorize negotiations with the Horned Frogs, who play in Fort Worth, Texas, and boast the defending Rose Bowl champion.

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