Category Archives: College basketball

Old-school Bo Ryan will complain (and win) one more year

Bo Ryan announced Monday that he would coach one more season at Wisconsin before retiring. A surprise to the rest of the country, it apparently was not a bombshell in Madison, where rumors had swirled since April that the program’s … Continue reading

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Aaron Harrison wasn’t alone

Here is a list of early entrants with college eligibility remaining who were not selected in the NBA Draft on Thursday night: Cliff Alexander, Kansas Brandon Ashley, Arizona Michael Frazier, Florida Aaron Harrison, Kentucky Jerome Hill, Gardner-Webb Vince Hunter, UTEP … Continue reading

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More proof the NCAA is slowly waking up to reality?

Little by little, inch by inch, mircomoment by micromoment, maybe the NCAA is finally starting to get it. Monday brought news that the Indianapolis suits are proposing a new rule that would allow college underclassmen to return to school even … Continue reading

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Hoops notes: Michigan State wins recruiting battle

Let’s go through some college basketball notes: Five-star recruit Josh Langford picks Michigan State. Ben Roberts of NextCats has the news that the Kentucky target has decided on the Spartans. Langford is currently ranked No. 16 by Rivals for the … Continue reading

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BBL: Jay Bilas likes Jahlil Okafor over Karl-Anthony Towns

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: ESPN’s Jay Bilas likes Jahlil Okafor over Karl-Anthony Towns for next week’s NBA Draft. In an ESPN Insider (pay) article, Bilas writes of Okafor, “A dominant low-post scorer who is an excellent finisher around the basket. … Continue reading

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Random notes for Friday

Random notes for Friday: What now? That’s the question people are asking about former UK star John Pelphrey and no doubt what the now former Florida assistant coach is asking himself. Mark Story of the Herald-Leader writes that Pelphrey wants … Continue reading

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College basketball goes to a 30-second shot clock

As expected, the NCAA approved Monday a reduction to the shot clock in college basketball, going from 35 seconds to 30 seconds. Acting on recommendations from the NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee, headed by Belmont coach Rick Byrd, the NCAA … Continue reading

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Random notes: Delirious fans will cost SEC schools more

Random notes and links for Friday: – The SEC is going to substantially increase the fines each school must pay when its fans flood the field or rush the court after games. The talk is the initial fine will go … Continue reading

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Fred Hoiberg likely to follow exodus to NBA

Now that the ax has finally fallen on Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeaux, it seems almost a foregone conclusion that Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg will end up as the next coach in the Windy City. If so, Hoiberg … Continue reading

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Former North Carolina coach Bill Guthridge dies

Three months after the legendary Dean Smith died, his loyal lieutenant at North Carolina, Bill Guthridge, has passed away as well. Guthridge died Tuesday night at age 77.

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