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  1. Big Ten offseason storylines: Experienced Wisconsin has Final Four potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Sports

    The Big Ten has consistently been one of the top leagues in college basketball and this season should be no different. The one thing that's for sure in regards to the Big Ten heading into next season is that the four best teams in the league are Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan State, and Purdue.

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  2. Predicting the 2016-17 Big Ten College Basketball StandingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | BleacherReport

    Of the Big Ten's four legitimate threats to win the 2017 national championship, Wisconsin narrowly edges out Michigan State as our favorite to win the regular season conference title. After a streak of four years with at least one team in the Final Four, the Big Ten failed to even reach the 2016 Elite Eight.

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  3. Oklahoma State basketball: Tyrek Coger remembered for laughter, passion to succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | NewsOK.com

    In the middle of pregame hype huddles before high school basketball games. In the North Carolina neighborhoods where he grew up.

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  4. James Young Era Nearing A Close In BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Hardwood Houdini

    If James Young's appearance in the Las Vegas Summer League is any indication, his opportunities with the Boston Celtics are numbered With just over 10 minutes remaining in the 2014 NCAA National Championship Game, and his Kentucky Wildcats trailing the UConn Huskies by nine points, shooting guard James Young painted himself in March Madness highlight reels for decades to come. He caught a pass from a spinning Julius Randle five feet behind the three-point line at the top of the key, and in a thrilling display of pure athleticism, took two dribbles to his left to blow by his helpless defender.

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  5. UConn's nationally-ranked recruiting class has its own championship dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: UConn's highly-touted freshmen class met the media for the first time Thursday in Storrs. From left are Juwan Durham, Christian Vital, Mamadou Diarra, Alterique Gilbert and Vance Jackson.

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  6. Men's Basketball: Huskies hire new assistantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Daily Campus

    The UConn men's basketball team has filled their open coaching vacancy by hiring Temple assistant Dwayne Killings, per a release from the school. Killings, 35, joins Kevin Ollie's staff after spending five years on the bench with the Owls.

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  7. AAC offseason storylines: UConn, Cincy are the clear front-runners and top-25 worthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | CBS Sports

    This league doesn't have the tradition of the Big East or the overall competition level of a power-five conference, but it still boasts several quality programs that are among the best in college basketball. Check out our breakdown below for multiple story lines to watch in the American Athletic Conference heading into the 2016-17 college basketball season.

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  8. Purvis followed his heart back to UConnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: UConn's Rodney Purvis tested the NBA draft waters before deciding to follow his heart and return to Storrs for his final season in 2016-17. "It was like my heart was still here for some reason," Purvis said Monday inside the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center.

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  9. UConn's Hamilton lands in Oklahoma CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Day

    Daniel Hamilton, who opted to leave UConn after his sophomore season to enter the NBA Draft, was selected No. 56 overall in the second round on Thursday night by the Denver Nuggets, and was later traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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  10. Carter Jr. reportedly turned down chance to be drafted by teams that wanted to send him to EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | ArcaMax Publishing

    Former Maryland forward Robert Carter Jr. turned down a chance to be drafted in the second round by two different teams that wanted to send him to Europe for more seasoning, according to a report. Carter's agent told CSNMid-Atlantic that the Atlanta Hawks and Denver Nuggets both wanted to take Carter and send him to play overseas, but Carter opted to take his chances as a free agent with another team.

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  11. Robert Carter Jr. reportedly turned down chance to be drafted by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    Terps beat writer Don Markus on former Terp forward Robert Carter Jr. and where he might be picked in the NBA draft. Terps beat writer Don Markus on former Terp forward Robert Carter Jr. and where he might be picked in the NBA draft.

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  12. Canada's Jamal Murray taken 7th in NBA Draft by Denver NuggetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | CBC News

    Denver selected the Kentucky shooting guard with the No. 7 pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night as they try to turn around a franchise that's missed the playoffs the past three seasons.

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  13. Oklahoma City Thunder select Daniel Hamilton with 56th pick of 2016 NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Welcome to Loud City

    After trading Serge Ibaka for Victor Oladipo , Ersan Ilyasova , and the rights to the number 11 overall selection, Domantas Sabonis, Sam Presti wasn't done maneuvering. The Oklahoma City Thunder jumped back into the draft in the second round by buying the 56th overall pick from the Denver Nuggets .

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  14. Second round: Nuggets select Daniel Hamilton with the 56th overall pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    The Philadelphia 76ers made Louisiana State forward Ben Simmons the first-overall choice in the 2016 NBA Draft leaving Brandon Ingram on the board for the Lakers to select with the second overall pick. The Clippers took North Carolina forward Brice Johnson with the 25th overall pick and added guard David Michineau out of France and center Diamond Stone via trade with the Pelicans.

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  15. Daniel HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | NBA.com

    NBA projection: Analysts are mixed about Hamilton's chances for the draft. Some see him sneaking into the first round, while others have placed him in the second-round to undrafted category.

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  16. NBA Draft notes: It's still destination unknown for DunnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: UConn's Daniel Hamilton helps cut down the net after the Huskies beat Memphis in the finals of the American Athletic Conference basketball tournament on March 13 at Orlando, Fla. Pre-draft rumors are swirling about Boston selecting Dunn at No.

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  17. UConn in the NBA Draft: Daniel Hamilton Stock UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The UConn Blog

    The UConn Huskies have a lengthy history of players being picked early in the NBA Draft. In 2016, one player has a chance but the draft analysis community is not very optimistic about his chances.

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  18. Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Most Explosive Player in 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | BleacherReport

    Balance and consistency is great, but there's something about that college basketball player who can erupt for a big play or a huge game that gets the juices flowing. Almost every team has that one guy who is capable of going off for 20-plus points if the conditions are right, and some manage to make a habit of this.

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  19. The Most Important Players for Top College Basketball Teams in 2016-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | BleacherReport

    There's always one player who stands out from the rest of the pack. As much as college basketball coaches try to assemble a balanced lineup, one that's not overly reliant on a single player, most of the time someone emerges from the pack.

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  20. Brandon Austin among 6 who'll work out for SixersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Philly.com

    Former Imhotep Charter standout Brandon Austin is one of six prospects who will participate Thursday in a pre-draft workout for the 76ers at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The 6-foot-7 guard last played collegiately in 2014-15, leading Northwest Florida State to the NJCAA Division I championship.

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