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Missouri suspends 2 freshmen following arrests

Missouri suspended freshmen Jakeenan Gant and D’Angelo Allen from team activities following their arrests early Sunday on suspicion of third-degree assault.

Posted on 17 September 2014 @ 7:06 pm

Blakeney backtracks after picking Louisville

Five star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney has informed ESPN Recruiting Nation that he has decided to reopen his recruiting after committing to Louisville back on Sept. 4.

Posted on 17 September 2014 @ 3:57 pm

Charleston pays Wojcik $400K in settlement

The College of Charleston has paid $400,000 to former coach Doug Wojcik as part of the settlement reached last week.

Posted on 16 September 2014 @ 9:36 pm

O’Neil: Top 10 college basketball mascots

College basketball’s mascots come in several shapes, sizes and animal forms. We picked the 10 best.

Posted on 16 September 2014 @ 7:42 pm

NCAA rules UCLA freshman Bolden ineligible

UCLA’s heralded recruiting class has taken a significant hit after incoming freshman Jonah Bolden has been deemed ineligible by the NCAA to play this season, the school announced Friday.

Posted on 12 September 2014 @ 7:15 pm

Texas suspends Walker after assault charge

Texas basketball player Martez Walker was suspended indefinitely from all team activities Friday after he was charged with misdemeanor assault of a woman at a residence hall.

Posted on 12 September 2014 @ 5:11 pm

Illini PG Abrams tears ACL, out for season

Illinois senior point guard Tracy Abrams will miss the entire 2014-15 season after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee during preseason drills, the school announced Thursday.

Posted on 11 September 2014 @ 9:35 pm


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Missouri freshmen Gant, Allen suspended (Yahoo Sports)

New Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson answers questions from the media after he was introduced at an NCAA college basketball news conference in the Reynolds Alumni Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri freshmen basketball players Jakeenan Gant and D’Angelo Allen have been suspended after getting arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor third-degree assault.


Posted on 17 September 2014 @ 10:30 pm

Charleston, ex-coach reach $400,000 settlement (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2013, file photo, then Charleston head coach Doug Wojcik yells at a player to get into position during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Diego State at the Wooden Legacy tournament in Fullerton, Calif. The College of Charleston has paid $400,000 to Wojcik as part of the settlement reached last week. Wojcik was fired last month amid allegations of verbal abuse. As part of settlement, Wojcik agreed not to sue the college. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

Fired College of Charleston coach Doug Wojcik had been paid $400,000 to settle potential claims against the school. The school released financial terms of the settlement to The Associated Press on Tuesday after an open records request. The school will assume $150,000 of the settlement with the rest coming from the state’s Insurance Reserve Fund. As part of agreement, Wojcik agreed not to sue the College of Charleston.


Posted on 16 September 2014 @ 4:39 pm

Texas basketball player Martez Walker suspended (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2013, file photo, Texas' Martez Walker shoots during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against BYU in Kansas City, Mo. Walker was suspended indefinitely from all team activities Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, after he was charged with misdemeanor assault of a woman at a campus residence hall. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Texas guard Martez Walker was suspended indefinitely from all team activities Friday after he was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly beating his girlfriend in a campus dormitory. According to campus police, Travis County Emergency Medical Services was called to the dorm Wednesday night, where the victim reported Walker slapped her and punched her four times in the left side. According to Walker’s arrest affidavit, Tanecia Gardner said Walker became angry because she went to happy hour with a male supervisor from her job.


Posted on 12 September 2014 @ 5:04 pm

Illinois loses point guard Abrams to ACL tear (Yahoo Sports)

Illinois guard Tracy Abrams drives the ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana in the first round of the Big Ten Conference tournament Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Illinois starting point guard Tracy Abrams is out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament tear, coach Jon Groce confirmed Thursday. The team is deep at guard, though most of those players have little experience playing point guard in college.


Posted on 11 September 2014 @ 9:44 pm

Mykhailiuk lands at Kansas after World Cup ouster (Yahoo Sports)

In the course of a week, Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk went from playing against some of his biggest heroes on the U.S. Mykhailiuk may be the most tantalizing enigma in college basketball this season. ”His skill level, knowledge and aptitude for the game are way beyond his years,” Kansas coach Bill Self said.

Posted on 11 September 2014 @ 9:44 pm

Buffalo AD White agrees to 5-year extension (Yahoo Sports)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — University at Buffalo athletic director Danny White has agreed to a five-year contract extension that runs through 2019.

Posted on 10 September 2014 @ 8:49 pm

Marquette picks Scholl as athletic director (Yahoo Sports)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette University has found a new athletic director.

Posted on 10 September 2014 @ 1:20 am

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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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