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Bracketology 2019: Michigan, Virginia fight to stay as country’s only undefeated teams

January 15, 2019

The Cavaliers may be dancing now, but will that be the case after tonight and Saturday?Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports If you all ever wondered why I release brackets on Tuesdays instead of on Mondays, last night’s action explained why. While the four No. 1 seeds in today’s projection are the same as last week’s, the […]

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January 15, 2019

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Everything you need to know from Syracuse’s stunning upset of No. 1 Duke

January 15, 2019

Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images There will likely be a new No. 1 team in college basketball a week from now. This thanks to Syracuse’s stunning 95-91 overtime road victory over Duke on Monday night. Here’s what you need to know from the most significant result of the first Big Monday of 2019: Everything Changed […]

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NCAA Basketball Rankings: AP Poll features shakeup everywhere but the top

January 14, 2019

Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports There was no change in the top 10 of this week’s AP Poll as they all took care of business on the court. Duke retained the No. 1 spot—getting 36 first place votes—after beating up on Wake Forest and escaping No. 13 Florida State with a game-winning shot from Cam Reddish. […]

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Cam Reddish’s buzzer-beater lifts No. 1 Duke over Florida State without Zion Williamson

January 13, 2019

Duke was without Zion Williamson for the second half against No. 13 Florida State on Saturday after the star forward was poked in the eye. Without Williamson, Duke’s other star freshmen took over. R.J. Barrett kept the Blue Devils in the game, and Cameron Reddish won it for them. Duke trailed by one with two […]

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UCLA’s historic comeback, Ja Morant’s vicious dunk highlight wild CBB Thursday

January 11, 2019

Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports After a pair of loaded slates on Tuesday and Wednesday, Thursday was supposed to be the night this week where college basketball took a bit of a breather. Of course assuming anything when it comes to this sport tends to lead one in the wrong direction, a fact evidenced by the […]

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Bracketology 2019: Taking stock of non-conference results

January 11, 2019

Current No. 1 seed Michigan leads a Big Ten that’s poised to capture a record number of NCAA bids this March.Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports On Selection Sunday 2018, the Nebraska Cornhuskers learned the hard way that a sterling conference record in a power league — a 13-5 Big Ten mark, in their case — might […]

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The NCAA must make Transfer Portal worthy of its awesome name

January 11, 2019

From the video game Portal This is a transfer portal. This is a transfer portal. Thor: The Dark World This? A look at the new NCAA Transfer Portal, where coaches can track free agents, I mean, transfers pic.twitter.com/rz2CA5DRr3 — Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) October 16, 2018 That is a database. The NCAA’s October 2018 explanation of […]

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New Mexico State, Georgia Southern hit buzzer beaters in a wild night of college basketball

January 11, 2019

Thursday was a night for incredible finishes in college basketball, with New Mexico State and Georgia Southern hitting buzzer-beaters to erase deficits at home. The most stunning was in Las Cruces, where New Mexico State trailed by a point with 3.3 seconds left. A missed free throw by Grand Canyon got the ball in the […]

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Markus Howard is absolutely ridiculous

January 10, 2019

Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports Markus Howard is college basketball’s best bucket getter. Creighton found that out the hard way on Wednesday. Marquette’s star point guard went off for 53 points, draining 10 three-pointers and adding six assists in a 106-104 overtime win against the Bluejays. You can watch every bucket here: BROKEN RECORD @markushoward11 drops […]

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