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3 hrs ago | Badger of Honor

Frank Kaminsky Top Returning Player in College Basketball? Seth Davis Thinks So

It could have been very easy for Frank Kaminsky to leave the Wisconsin Badgers after the season he had last year and enter the NBA Draft.


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7 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Arizona Basketball: 3 Key Improvements That Arizona Needs to Make in 2014-15

Getting to the Final Four is not easy. Even the best programs don't get there all of the time.


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11 hrs ago | Tribune-Star

Odum heads for Vegas with Kings summer team

ORLANDO, Fla. - Terre Haute native Jake Odum scored three points in the Indiana Pacers' 84-74 victory on Thursday over the Miami Heat in the Orlando Summer League.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Indiana State University NCAA, Jake Odum, Indiana State Sycamores NCAA Basketball

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Ex-UNLV star Bennett one of the top attractions in this year's NBA Summer League

With all of the excitement surrounding LeBron James' not-so-secret meeting at the Wynn on Wednesday in between his stops at the camp bearing his name at the Cashman Center, it was possible to forget one of the other things that makes Las Vegas the center of the basketball world in July.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Anthony Bennett, NBA Players, NCAA Sports, New Mexico Lobos NCAA Basketball, University of New Mexico NCAA, Alex Kirk

Star Tribune

ESPN: Format for NIT Season Tip-off could be changing

This is Amelia Rayno's third season on the Gophers men's basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina , where fanhood is not an option.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball, North Carolina Tar Heels NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of North Carolina NCAA

Chapel Hill News

Thrill City plays to the fan base

Co-owner Ryan Cocca has lived in Chapel Hill since he was 6 years old, living behind and graduating from East Chapel Hill High School.


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Scarlet and Game

Ohio State Basketball: Buckeyes' 2014-15 jersey numbers revealed

Mar 20, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Thad Matta works from the sidelines against Dayton Flyers in the second half of a men Just as the football team, the Ohio State Basketball program has been one of the more consistent in the nation over the past few years, especially since Thad Matta has shown up to take over the reins.


Related Topix: Aaron Craft, LaQuinton Ross, Sports, NCAA Sports, Ohio State Buckeyes NCAA Basketball, Ohio State University NCAA

The Washington Post

Barksdale will leave Hokies basketball team

Forward C.J. Barksdale has informed the Virginia Tech men's basketball that he will not be a member of next season's team, a person with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed.


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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Rip City Project

C.J. McCollum: Season Reflection and Bust Evaluation

Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; C.J. McCollum shakes hands with NBA commissioner David Stern after being selected as the number eleven overall pick to the Portland Trail Blazers during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.


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The Orlando Sentinel

Curry looking to make a name for himself

He has the basketball bloodlines. He has a sweet jump shot that's ingrained in the family DNA.


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Stanford get first basketball commitment -- a forward from Georgia

Marcus Sheffield, a small forward from Chattahoochee High School in Alpharetta, Ga., became the first high school player from the class of 2015 to commit to Stanford's men's basketball team when he made his decision earlier this week.


Related Topix: Josh Huestis, Dwight Powell, Sports, Stanford Cardinal NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Stanford University NCAA

UNC legend Ford shoots advice, scores with kids

Phil Ford uses Becky Hutchinson, 12, as an example to teach a basketball tehnique.


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Detroit Free Press

Spartans' Travis Trice, Denzel Valentine embracing roles as captains

Travis Trice has put in the time and earned the respect of his teammates. Now the Michigan State senior guard is ready to take charge and is embracing his role as a captain in his final season.


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The Post-Standard

Philadelphia 76ers' Michael Carter-Williams says rehab is 'ahead of schedule'

When Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams was in Orlando last year for NBA summer league, he spent most of his week shaking off questions about his less-than-impressive performance.


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia 76ers, NBA Basketball, Syracuse University NCAA, Syracuse Orange NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, NBA Players, Michael Carter-Williams, Nerlens Noel, Allen Iverson

The Age

Exum ready for NBA summer league

LAS VEGAS: After months of hype and closed door workouts, Australian teenager Dante Exum will don a Utah Jazz singlet in Las Vegas this weekend and embark on his NBA career.


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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Gonzaga basketball transfer is excited for a shot to play at Cal Poly

Luke Meikle played in 15 games this past season for Gonzaga as a freshman.


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Louisville's Pitino: 'I can go for a long time'

The 61-year-old Louisville men's basketball coach said Wednesday that he "can go for a long time" thanks to the enthusiasm provided by recent Cardinals recruiting classes.


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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Ex-Kansas G Tharpe headed to D-League

Former Kansas guard Naadir Tharpe has decided to forgo his final season of college eligibility and play in the NBA's Development League, reported Wednesday.


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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Kings look for more out of second-year point guard Ray McCallum, who expects the same himself

The second-round pick out of Detroit Mercy was one of the highlights late in the 2013-14 season.


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The Des Moines Register

Ex-Hawkeye Zach McCabe pleads not guilty in bar incident

The former Iowa basketball player who allegedly punched a man in the face and then blew him a kiss while walking out of an Iowa City bar has pleaded not guilty.


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