Category Archives: College basketball

Duke dismisses Rasheed Suliamon

Duke has dismissed reserve guard Rasheed Suliamon, the school announced Thursday. “Rasheed has been unable to consistently live up to the standards required to be a member of our program,” Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said in a release. “It is … Continue reading

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SEC/Big 12 Challenge to be held in January next season

The SEC announces that the 2015-16 SEC/Big 12 Challenge will be held on one day and will be later in the season than previously held. In fact, all the games will be played on January 30, 2016. Here’s the release: … Continue reading

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College basketball on television: Jan. 29

Thursday night features a University of Kentucky basketball doubleheader. The No. 10-ranked Kentucky women’s and No. 1-ranked Kentucky men’s basketball teams are both on the tube Thursday night. The UK women play No. 6 Tennessee at 7 p.m. on the … Continue reading

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College basketball on television: Jan. 28

College basketball on television Wednesday night: 7:00 – SMU at South Florida (ESPNU) 7:00 – Temple at UCF (CBS Sports) 7:00 – Seton Hall at Marquette (Fox Sports 1) 7:00 – Minnesota at Penn State (Big 10) 7:00 – South … Continue reading

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How college basketball’s Top 25 fared Tuesday

How the AP Top 25 fared Tuesday: No. 14 VCU beat George Washington, 72-48 It had lost just one Atlantic 10 game, but George Washington was no match for the 14th-ranked Rams. VCU outscored the visiting Colonials 43-27 in the second half. George … Continue reading

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College basketball on television: Jan. 27

Other than four SEC games, the highlight of Tuesday’s college basketball television package involves four teams trying to claw out of the middle of the Big 12 pack. West Virginia visits Kansas State at 7 p.m. on ESPN2. Kansas State … Continue reading

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North Carolina continues its hot streak

Don’t look now but down at North Carolina, the Tar Heels are red-hot. Roy Williams’ club ran its win streak to six with a racehorse 93-83 victory over visiting Syracuse at the Dean Dome. The Heels shot 62 percent in … Continue reading

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Three notes on the new AP college basketball poll

Three notes on the new Associated Press college basketball poll. 1. Although the unanimous choice for No. 1 in the coaches’ poll, Kentucky missed out on being the unanimous choice in the AP poll by just one vote. That vote … Continue reading

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College basketball on television: Jan. 26

College basketball games on television Monday: 7:00 – Army at American (CBS Sports) 7:00 – Syracuse at North Carolina (ESPN) 7:00 – Delaware State at North Carolina Central (ESPNU) 9:00 – Texas at Iowa State (ESPN) 9:00 – Prairie View … Continue reading

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Virginia gets a scare but matches Kentucky at 19-0

For a good bit of Sunday it appeared Kentucky would end up being the only unbeaten major college basketball team. Virginia trailed Virginia Tech 43-33 in the second half before rallying to nip the crestfallen Hokies 50-47 in a sold-out … Continue reading

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