Tag Archives: college basketball

How UConn women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers is feeling ahead of the NCAA Tournament

It’s been nearly 20 days since Paige Bueckers returned. On February 25, the second put on her sneakers, put on her UConn women’s basketball uniform and heard her name introduced at the XL Center in front of a home crowd for the first time since early December. It was his …

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MWC tournament in progress; Lobos women at No. 2, men at No. 9 | Sports

The Mountain West Conference tournament began Sunday with the women’s opening round games. The University of New Mexico plays at 5 p.m. Monday as the No. 2 seed. The Lobos had three players named to the 10-member All-MWC team. Seniors Shaiquel McGruder, Jaedyn De La Cerda and Antonia Anderson were …

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Ukrainian basketball player receives standing ovation from Maryland fans

Maryland sophomore forward Pavlo Dziuba is a rarely used bench player for the Terrapins. But when he entered Wednesday night’s Maryland-Minnesota game in the final 41 seconds of regulation, you can see why the crowd immediately erupted in support. The 19-year-old hails from Kyiv, Ukraine. The cheers from the crowd …

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“They’re proud people” – Florida Gators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Three student fans in the lower bowl of Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday morning watched in amazement. The guy in the untucked Gator polo and the faded jeans on the court was losing 3 points after 3 points. The trio were so impressed, all dressed in Georgian clothing, …

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Iowa basketball star Caitlin Clark uses her spotlight to level the playing field in college athletics and inspire the next generation

Caitlin Clark had two dreams she planned to fulfill while in Iowa. Like all other college players, she wants to bring a national championship to her school. The other was helping to shine a light on women’s college basketball — and so far, it has. Clark and his team have …

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Jabari Smith makes the comparison with Kevin Durant

On Saturday afternoon, Auburn forward Jabari Smith did everything he could for the Tigers to win. He led the way in the scoring department, but it wasn’t for nothing as Tennessee came from behind to win the game. After the game, Vols head coach Rick Barnes addressed the game and …

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Monday night is senior night for men’s basketball Mastodon

History links FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Juggernauts will do honor Cameron Benford and Pipkins Milestone on Monday (February 14) as part of Senior Night festivities when Cleveland State comes to Fort Wayne. Match day informationWhich: Purdue Fort Wayne (15-10, 10-6 Horizon) vs. Cleveland State …

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Morrow wins Naismith Award for National Player of the Week

History links CHICAGO – The awards keep pouring in for DePaul’s incredible talent Anesah Morrow. The final honor came early Tuesday afternoon when she was chosen National Player of the Week by Mike. That brings the tally to six accolades in just over 24 hours. It all started on Monday …

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Ghanaian artist finds inspiration in female AU basketball players | Arizona Wildcats Basketball

Lesshawn said it “feels good” to see the reactions of the athletes. Lesshawn says he is attracted to an athlete from the photos he sees online. He knows immediately when he has found his subject, even if he cannot express why. Arizona’s Bendy Yeaney was introduced by Ghana’s Khalid Leshawn. …

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Former newcomers have a big impact on college basketball

There are plenty of old newcomers making a splash this season in college basketball. ACC top scorer Alondes Williams for Wake Forest and Pac-12 frontman Terrell Brown Jr. in Washington are both senior transfers who joined their new teams this season. The same goes for the top scorers of four …

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MEN’S BASKETBALL: Azar Swain show leads Yale to 83-72 win over Columbia

Swain scored a career-high 37 points and nearly broke a 64-year-old Yale scoring record as the Bulldogs took a big early lead, but his stellar play also masked a weaker second half for the team on Tuesday evening. William McCormack 12:02 a.m., January 26, 2022 Staff reporter Tim Tai, staff …

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Jay Bilas Names Oscar Tshiebwe Leader National Player of the Year

After being transferred from West Virginia, Oscar Tshiebwe is thriving in his first season with Kentucky basketball. Tshiebwe is having a huge year and ESPN’s Jay Bilas says he’s the favorite to win National Player of the Year. On the set of “College Gameday,” Bilas said Tshiebwe was on course …

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Van Buren’s basketball teams prepare to start season nearly a month delayed by COVID

The often long bus trips from one small town to another are part of the sacrifice made by players, coaches, parents and fans of the Aroostook County high school basketball teams every winter. So when Van Buren’s boys and girls squads travel south from the St. John’s Valley to Danforth …

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Michigan State continues with 36 second-half fouls in Northwestern win

EVANSTON, Ill. –While watching Michigan State’s win over Northwestern on Sunday afternoon here at Welsh-Ryan Arena, Tom Izzo said he feels the same as most Spartans fans. The veteran Spartans coach became frustrated with a disjointed and sluggish play, following 49 personal fouls whistled by game officials that created 63 …

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Why some varsity athletes don’t want to take advantage of NIL offers

POTSDAM, New York (WWNY) – New to varsity sport this year: Student-athletes can earn money with their own name. While many across the country are taking it, it’s not for everyone. We learn why some athletes in the north of the country are reluctant to take money. If you’re a …

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Two Duke basketball players, including coach K’s grandson, cited on DWI charges

Two Duke University basketball players – the head coach’s grandson and an NBA prospect – face impaired driving charges, Carolina officials said. North. Authorities said Michael Savarino, 20, the grandson of trainer Mike Krzyzewski, was driving Paolo Banchero’s Jeep when he was arrested shortly after 1 a.m. on Sunday for …

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11 things we learned on day one of Arkansas basketball practice

FAYETTEVILLE – The Arkansas men’s basketball team held their first official practice of the 2021-22 season at the Basketball Performance Center on Tuesday. Here are several notes, observations and takeaways from a 30-minute training session and interviews with Razorbacks coach Eric Musselman, guard Davonte Davis and newcomer Stanley Umude: • …

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Top 10 super seniors in college basketball

When the NCAA approved a one-year cancellation of a player’s eligibility for the 2020-21 season, it created a new class of players in college sport: the super seniors. Different from a senior redshirt who had to miss at least part of games in a season to get that extra fifth …

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Meet the FSU 2021-22 basketball roster: Guards

We’re just under two months away from Florida State Basketball’s return, and with the schedule announced, what better time to get to grips with this year’s version of the team than now? In the past, I have divided this into two separate articles, one focusing on Returns and the other …

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Nolan Smith Launches Social Justice and Sport Podcast

When Nolan Smith comes to mind, the words “former Blue Devil guard”, “newly promoted assistant coach” and “the people’s champion” usually pop up. But now “podcast” can be added to the 33-year-old’s resume. In June, Smith launched “Power Check Ball,” a podcast focused on sports and social justice, alongside financial …

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Coaches adapt to the realities of the transfer

In the midst of the college basketball offseason, University of Central Arkansas women’s basketball coach Sandra Rushing inspected it at least twice a week. At Jonesboro, Mike Balado, Matt Daniel and their respective coaching teams constantly monitored the database. At the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, women’s basketball coach Dawn Brown …

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Reset Wolverines roster movement

With all of their respective intentions now out of the bag, the upcoming season for Michigan Basketball sparkles with hungry championship aspirations. The reigning regular-season Big Ten champions are well into the offseason with the usual transition period that faces almost every schedule this time of year. Four starters and …

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NCAA Violations Update by Zion Williamson Duke

The federal judge’s decision to dismiss Brian Bowen’s lawsuit against adidas on Wednesday morning doesn’t mean Zion Williamson’s legal issues, or questions about his eligibility during his Duke career, are over. Judge Joe Anderson, in a case filed in South Carolina U.S. District Court in Colombia, ruled that Bowen’s allegations …

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An imminent free-for-all in university sports

Across the country, the sports world is in a frenzy. Locally, a few frenzied Gator fans want to fire Mike White, the University of Florida basketball coach (after six successful seasons). What’s going on here? Isn’t it enough that we just wrapped up a season of patchwork college basketball in …

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