Category Archives: College basketball

Late afternoon links on a Friday

Was traveling on Thursday and at Pimlico this morning. In the meantime, here’s some reading material: Paul Myerberg of USA Today is doing his annual exhaustive college football countdown and has Kentucky ranked at No. 104 for next season. [USA … Continue reading

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NBA Draft combine list and projections

The NBA has released its list of the 60 players who are scheduled to appear Thursday and Friday at the league’s draft combine in Chicago. Already, there are reports that Michigan’s Mitch McGary will not be able to participate because he is … Continue reading

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Transfers put Bob Huggins on the defensive

You know matters have reached the point of seriousness when a basketball coach calls an impromptu news conference on a Saturday during the off-season. That’s exactly what West Virginia’s Bob Huggins did to address the state of the Moutaineers’ program after guards … Continue reading

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Updated NBA Draft early entry list

With UCLA’s Jordan Adams experiencing a change of heart and putting his name in for the NBA Draft, here is an updated early entry list.

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Facing suspension, Mitch McGary joins NBA list

Yahoo is reporting that Michigan’s Mitch McGary tested positive for marijuana and, facing a one-year suspension, has decided to declare for the NBA Draft. The 6-foot-10 McGary missed most of last season after back surgery. He helped the Wolverines reach … Continue reading

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Will Tennessee now turn to Donnie Tyndall?

Gary Parrish of CBS Sports is reporting that Louisiana Tech coach Mike White has cooled on the idea of becoming Tennessee’s next coach and that the Vols might turn to former Morehead State coach Donnie Tyndall, who is at Southern … Continue reading

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Adam Silver says raising age limit a top priority

New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver tells Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com that he is not only in favor of increasing the league age limit from 19 to 20, he wants to make a top priority. Silver said the NBA’s Board of … Continue reading

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BBL: Bill O’Reilly, Counzo Martin, UK baseball and more

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Time runs out on $80 million state aid for Rupp Arena Kentucky baseball rides freshmen relievers to sweep of Louisville Kentucky’s bullpen steps up in key game Pushback against Bill O’Reilly for his interview with … Continue reading

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How the computers see Kentucky-Connecticut

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Let’s take a look at how the computers see Monday night’s national championship game. Spoiler alert: Nate Silver can’t make up his mind.

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Connecticut transcript previewing Monday final

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Here is the transcript of Connecticut’s time at the podium today previewing Monday night’s final. THE MODERATOR: We’ll take questions for Coach Ollie and for the student‑athletes, Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright, Niels Giffey, DeAndre Daniels, and Phillip … Continue reading

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