1. Xavier Is a Legit Final Four Contender, and That Shouldn't Surprise Anyone

    Xavier made a surprising run to the Sweet 16 last March on the back of a tall, goofy Uber driver and an unusual defense (the 1-3-1 zone). Actually, let's try that again... Xavier did what it usually does last March, getting to the Sweet 16...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 12 days ago 10,904 reads 17 comments

  2. Duke vs. Miami: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Miami recorded its 15th double-digit win of the season, pulling away from Duke in the second half for an 80-69 home victory on Monday night. The 15th-ranked Hurricanes (16-3, 5-2) beat No...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 12 days ago 4,376 reads 35 comments

  3. Winners and Losers of AP College Basketball Top 25 Poll in Week 12

    College basketball's year of the upset continued in earnest as 15 teams from last week's AP Top 25 suffered at least one loss, but even a road loss to Iowa State wasn't enough to knock Oklahoma from its throne as the No...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 12 days ago 52,092 reads 68 comments

  4. AP College Basketball Poll 2016: Complete Week 12 Rankings Released

    Anyone hoping a sense of calm would overtake the college basketball landscape after weeks of uncertainty was sorely disappointed over the last seven days. No...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 12 days ago 93,544 reads 193 comments

  5. UNC Basketball: Ranking the Biggest Games Left on Tar Heels' Schedule

    North Carolina has really hit its stride with 11 wins in a row, but a back-loaded ACC schedule will certainly make things interesting over the next couple of months...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 12 days ago 8,722 reads 5 comments

  6. College Basketball Rankings 2015-16: Bleacher Report's Week 12 Top 25

    It was just another normal week in the 2015-16 college basketball season as 13 of the teams in our Top 19 from last week suffered at least one loss in the past seven days, including six teams that were in the Top Seven...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 13 days ago 34,042 reads 83 comments

  7. MAC Suspends 2 Refs After Controversial Ball State vs. Eastern Michigan Ending

    On Sunday, the Mid-American Conference announced the suspension of two officials who refereed Saturday's men's basketball game between the Ball State Cardinals and Eastern Michigan Eagles...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 13 days ago 20,494 reads 0 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: Each Starter's Biggest Area of Improvement in 2015-16

    The Duke Blue Devils are using an extremely limited rotation of players this season, which puts a premium on their main contributors finding ways to improve their game as the year progresses...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 13 days ago 4,479 reads 14 comments

  9. Providence vs. Villanova: Score, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

    The Providence Friars had to wait an extra day, but the No. 16-ranked team in the country upset the No. 4 Villanova Wildcats, 82-76, in overtime at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 13 days ago 2,518 reads 7 comments

  10. SMU vs. Temple: Score, Reaction from 2015-16 Regular Season

    The last remaining unbeaten in college basketball has been taken down. Spurred by 23 points from Devin Coleman off the bench, Temple defended its home court in an 89-80 victory over eighth-ranked SMU...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 13 days ago 4,108 reads 6 comments

  11. Providence vs. Villanova: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Providence 82, Villanova 76 (Final/Overtime) The No. 16 Providence Friars (17-3, 5-2 Big East) ended the No. 4 Villanova Wildcats' (17-3, 7-1) 22-game Big East winning streak with an overtime victory at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 13 days ago 2,781 reads 3 comments

  12. College Basketball Players Who've Improved Their Games During Conference Play

    If there's a time to up your game, now is that time. We're in the thick of college basketball's conference season, so it's time to put up or shut up. You have to go big, or, failing that, you have to go home...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 13 days ago 10,119 reads 31 comments

  13. College Basketball's All-Week 11 First Team: Top Performers at Every Position

    Week 11 of the college basketball season gave us some memorable sidekicks. These aren't the stars of the really good teams, but they're the guys who you can't win without...

    Jason Franchuk Written by Jason Franchuk about 13 days ago 18,604 reads 32 comments

  14. Michigan State Breaks Out of Funk as Matt Costello Helps Fuel Sparty Resurgence

    Denzel Valentine can do it all for Michigan State, but Matt Costello has proved time and again he doesn't have to go it alone. The 6'9" senior forward was absolutely everywhere Saturday night in No...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 13 days ago 10,375 reads 26 comments

  15. Maryland vs. Michigan St.: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

    Few things in college basketball end January panic within a fanbase more effectively than a win over a Top 10 opponent—especially when that opponent is a conference foe. The No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 6,203 reads 28 comments

  16. Matt Costello Scoops Tom Izzo off the Ground with Big Hug After Beating Maryland

    The Michigan State Spartans are riding high. With a seven-point lead heading into the final moments of their Saturday matchup against the No. 7 Maryland Terrapins, the No. 11 Spartans were already (figuratively) popping the champagne...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 14 days ago 34,582 reads 29 comments

  17. Kansas Tightening Its Rotation Could Be Spark It Needs to Reach Full Potential

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Kansas Jayhawks have been trying to find themselves over the last week. Like college graduates driving cross country in search of the meaning of life while their parents sit at home and just pray they find jobs...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 14 days ago 14,054 reads 34 comments

  18. TCU Fans Taunt Iowa State with Fake Deer Dressed in a Horned Frogs Polo

    Why, yes, that is a fake deer dressed in a polo shirt—a bright, purple polo. That's otherwise known as a genius distraction tactic employed by some innovative TCU fans ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 14 days ago 8,405 reads 2 comments

  19. Maryland vs. Michigan State: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    No. 11 Michigan State 74, No. 7 Maryland 65 The No. 11 Michigan State Spartans (17-4, 4-4 Big Ten) snapped a three-game losing streak with a win over the No. 7 Maryland Terrapins (17-3, 6-2) at the Breslin Center on Saturday night...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 14 days ago 17,509 reads 62 comments

  20. WVU vs. Texas Tech: Score, Highlights and Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

    The West Virginia Mountaineers rode an 8-0 run over the final 56 seconds to earn an 80-76 win over the Texas Tech Red Raiders and avoid a third straight loss...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 14 days ago 3,372 reads 16 comments

  21. Texas vs. Kansas: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Despite a slow start, the No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks extended their winning streak at Allen Fieldhouse to 34 games thanks to a 76-67 win over the Texas Longhorns on Saturday...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 14 days ago 14,145 reads 46 comments

  22. Oklahoma vs. Baylor: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    No. 1 Oklahoma made its case to remain the top team in the nation by rolling No. 13 Baylor for an 82-72 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 14 days ago 11,679 reads 23 comments

  23. Duquesne Men's Basketball Team Stranded on Pennsylvania Turnpike by Blizzard

    The Duquesne men's basketball team was stranded on the Pennsylvania Turnpike during a snowstorm Friday night following a victory over George Mason for 30 hours and 24 minutes before the team finally announced it had reached home...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 14 days ago 36,982 reads 24 comments

  24. The Best Players on Bad College Basketball Teams in the 2015-16 Season

    There are few things more fun in sports than finding a diamond in the rough. With so many teams on the landscape and legions of fans (college and pro) looking for any glimmer of hope, college basketball is a perfect landscape for that pursuit...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 14 days ago 8,725 reads 16 comments

  25. Maryland Terrapins vs. Michigan State Spartans Betting Odds, Analysis

    The 11th-ranked Michigan State Spartans (16-4) will look to snap a surprising three-game losing streak Saturday when they host the seventh-ranked Maryland Terrapins (17-2) as 3.5-point betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 14 days ago 1,124 reads 0 comments