1. North Carolina Has the Most Christmas Wishes Among College Basketball Elite

    Entering the holiday season, some teams are already playing like its March, others need some (or many) gifts from Santa in order to stand a chance when a single loss ends your season...

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  2. Reliving the Game of the Decade: Syracuse-Connecticut Go Six OTs

    Former Syracuse walk-on Justin Thomas could be a poster child for any number of sports cliches. "Keep living your dream." "Your chance will come." Or as the late Jimmy V would say, "Don't give up...

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  3. Kentucky Rises and Villanova Falls in This Week's Bleacher Report Top 25

    A week after picking up a quality win against North Carolina, Kentucky completed a top 15 double-dip by beating Connecticut in a thriller...

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  4. Purdue, Georgetown, and Kansas State Make Statements Over the Weekend

    Purdue Survives Electric Atmosphere in Tuscaloosa What we learned about Purdue : The Boilermakers confirmed that they can beat more athletic teams...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 391 reads 5 comments

  5. Local Rivalries Headline the Weekend's College Basketball Action

    Local Rivalries Top This Weekend's Action (4) Kentucky at Indiana, 12:00 Saturday CBS The Blue Grass State's version of the Wildcats, fresh off a two consecutive victories over top-15 teams, ...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 138 reads 3 comments

  6. Pac-10, Syracuse Top College Basketball Christmas Naughty or Nice List

    We're closing in on the holiday season, so it's time to evaluate who's been naughty and nice this season in college basketball.   Syracuse: The Big East coaches picked the Orange to finish sixth in the league...

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  7. Georgetown, Butler, Indiana, and Pittsburgh All Need Jimmy V Classic Wins

    All four teams - Georgetown, Butler, Indiana, and Pittsburgh - will fight for much needed respect Tuesday night in the Jimmy V Classic...

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  8. John Wall and Kentucky Wildcats Solidify Third in Bleacher Report Top 25

    Despite some early-season struggles against mid-majors Miami (Ohio) and Sam Houston State as well as a close win in overtime against Stanford, Kentucky managed to enter its game against North Carolina unscathed...

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  9. Kentucky's John Wall the Difference Between National Title and Early NCAA Exit

    Two 20-minute halves of basketball against last year's national champion is all Kentucky needed to demonstrate why it could be North Carolina's 2010 counterpart...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 1,174 reads 11 comments

  10. The Pac-10 Deserves a Cease and Desist Letter Right Now

    You would have thought the night that Oregon lost to Portland, Oregon State lost to Sacramento State, and Southern California lost to Loyola Marymount would have been the night the Pac-10 hit rock bottom...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 4,727 reads 8 comments

  11. NCAA Basketball Old Spice Classic: News, Notes, and Video

    ORLANDO-- Manny Harris, DeShawn Sims, Lazar Hayward, Jordan Crawford, LaceDarius Dunn, Epke Udoh, JaMychal Green, Soloman Alabi, Michael Snaer, and Chris Singleton...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 165 reads 9 comments

  12. Old Spice Classic Shows the Florida State Seminoles Need To Find Scoring

    ORLANDO— Florida State doesn't have much that resembles an offense. That's a fact. Now that Toney Douglas is gone, a weak Seminoles scoring unit is even worse...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 145 reads 1 comments

  13. Kansas Tops Bleacher Report Top 25, But Florida and Gonzaga Are Rising

    Bleacher Report's college basketball writers have still found no reason to remove Kansas from the top spot in the rankings especially after Michigan State's loss to previously unranked Florida...

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  14. Baylor's Defense Has the Potential To be an Opponent's Nightmare

    ORLANDO-- It's been no secret that Baylor basketball has had its issues on the defensive end of the floor during Scott Drew's tenure. Those struggles could be on their way out as Drew has a roster that looks radically different...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 339 reads 1 comments

  15. Iona Gaels Look Better Than the Ninth Best Team in the MAAC

    ORLANDO—You would have no idea that Iona was picked to finish ninth in the 17th best conference in terms of conference RPI after the Gaels' performance during the Old Spice Classic...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 285 reads 1 comments

  16. Soloman Alabi Still Developing Game; Marquette's Incredible Preparation

    ORLANDO -- Soloman Alabi should have had a field day against an undersized Iona roster. Instead the seven footer struggled mightily to the tune of only six points on 1-of-7 shooting and four free throws...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 268 reads 3 comments

  17. Michigan Wolverines' Success Will Depend on the Play of Manny Harris

    ORLANDO-- Some teams are built to succeed even when their best players struggle. Michigan is not one of them. Let's face it, Michigan isn't going to score easily if Manny Harris isn't in the game or even just creating...

    Jameson Fleming Written by Jameson Fleming about almost 5 years ago 226 reads 5 comments

  18. Syracuse-UNC and Puerto Rico Tip-Off Highlight Weekend of College Hoops

    Syracuse Strives to Knock off National Champ for Second Consecutive Year Last season, an up-and-coming Syracuse team went to Kansas City, made an unthinkable comeback, and eventually sent the ...

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  19. UCLA and Mississippi State May Not Recover After Meltdowns To Mid-Majors

    Losing an early non-conference game against a mid-major can be an early death sentence for some teams, but for others it can just be a blip on a radar soon forgotten...

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  20. Bleacher Report Top 25: Kansas Holds Down No. 1 Ranking

    A few weeks after voting Kansas as the No. 1 team in the country, 14 Bleacher Report writers once again ranked the Jayhawks first in almost near unanimous fashion...

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  21. Kansas Jayhawks Top the Rankings, Purdue Boilermakers Gaining Ground

    Kansas entered the season as the top team in the country, and one week into the season, the Jayhawks didn't disappoint. Bill Self's team dominated its opening game against a tough Hofstra team...

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  22. Harrison Barnes Chooses North Carolina in Latest Hit to Duke Recruiting

    The talk of college basketball made his decision on where he's going to play college ball. Harrison Barnes ended one of the top recruiting circuses of the season with an announcement to play basketball at North Carolina...

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  23. Dayton-Creighton Highlights College Basketball's Opening Weekend

    It's been well documented that college basketball doesn't really have an "opening day" or in this weekend's case, there are few games that make for a riveting "opening weekend." There are a few notable games that highlight this week's weekend rundown...

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  24. Syracuse Orange Excel Defensively for the First Time in Years

    You can't see past them. You can't get around them. You can't shoot over them. "Them," of course, refers to the Syracuse Orange defense that has smothered its first two opponents into submission...

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  25. North Carolina, Syracuse Look Radically Different This Year

    The roster turnover at North Carolina and Syracuse has radically changed the way the Tar Heels and the Orange operate on the hardwood...

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