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  • VCU reserve freshman forward Antravious Simmons will transfer at the end of the semester

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "VCU announced that reserve freshman forward Antravious Simmons will transfer at the end of the semester. Simmons, a 6-foot-9, 245-pounder who redshirted last year, played in only three of the Rams’ first eight games this season. He scored two points and had two rebounds in nine minutes. No..." December 11

  • Ref OK after strike to face in Vandy-La Salle

    Daily Mail "This is the moment a referee was stretched off the court shortly after being knocked out when he was struck in the face. Referee Rick Crawford was officiating the consolation game between LaSalle and Vanderbilt at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday. Shortly after the..." November 30

  • JeQuan Lewis not yet cleared to play

    ESPN.com "JeQuan Lewis, who suffered a concussion in VCU's win over Tennessee on Friday, has improved but he has not been cleared to play in Tuesday's game against Toledo, according to coach Shaka Smart. "Not sure yet," Smart told ESPN.com on Monday. "He still will need to be cleared [by the team's..." November 17

  • VCU guard JeQuan Lewis has concussion, is questionable for game against Toledo

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "VCU point guard JeQuan Lewis is questionable for the Rams' next game because of a concussion he suffered during Friday's victory over Tennessee. Lewis was battling for a rebound with teammate Justin Tillman and Tennessee’s 6-10, 280-pound Dominic Woodson. " November 16

  • URI center Jordan Hare leaves program for second time

    Providence Journal "Jordan Hare’s star-crossed basketball career at the University of Rhode Island is over. Hare left the Rams’ program Friday afternoon, just hours before the Rams’ 2014-15 opener against Pace University. URI offered no specific reason for Hare’s decision. Hare was absent during Wednesday’s..." November 16

  • Gordon 1st openly gay player in D-1 game

    ESPN.com "Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay Division I men's basketball player to compete in a collegiate game Friday night, starting at shooting guard and helping Massachusetts defeat Siena 95-87 at the Mullins Center. The 22-year-old, of Plainfield, N.J., scored 17 points and grabbed nine..." November 15

  • Shaka Smart lands second four-star commitment in the Class of 2015

    College Basketball Talk "Shaka Smart continued cleaning up on the recruiting trail on Thursday afternoon as four-star small forward Tevin Mack committed to the Rams. Mack is the second recruit in the Class of 2015, joining fellow four-star Kenny Williams. Williams is known as a shooter, while Mack is one of the better..." November 15

  • Canadian forward/center verbally commits to Saint Louis

    College Basketball Talk "With Saint Louis set to lose two front court players at the end of the 2014-15 season in seniors Grandy Glaze and John Manning, adding some depth there wouldn’t be a bad move for head coach Jim Crews and his staff. Already holding a commitment from one power forward in the Class of 2015, the..." October 31

  • Saint Joseph's F Markell Lodge to sit out season

    CBSSports.com "Saint Joseph's freshman forward Markell Lodge will sit out the season in order to "concentrate on academics," the school announced on Monday. “Markell, his family and I made the decision, while receiving input from our academic advising staff. We feel that he would benefit from placing all of..." October 20

  • SLU's Glaze out with dislocated shoulder

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Although he witnessed the play in question, Jim Crews still isn’t sure how forward Grandy Glaze injured his shoulder last week in practice. What the St. Louis University coach does know is that the 6-foot-6 senior will be sidelined for several weeks after dislocating his right shoulder. “I was..." October 15

  • Duke, Wisconsin, VCU headline field for 2015 2K Classic

    CBSSports.com "Duke, Wisconsin, Georgetown, and VCU will be the four headline programs in the 2015 2K Sports Classic at Madison Square Garden. Specific dates and matchups for the event have yet to be determined." October 14

  • UMass guard: It was come out, or quit hoops

    ESPN.com "UMass guard Derrick Gordon told ESPN that he would have quit basketball if he did not come out publicly as gay last April. The 6-foot-2 junior, who averaged 9.4 points last season for a UMass team that lost to Tennessee in the NCAA tournament, said he was beyond miserable and was on the verge..." October 10

  • Duquesne picks up commitment from Staten Island’s Nakye Sanders

    Pittsburgh News "It’s Day One of fall practice on the Bluff, and the Duquesne men’s basketball team has already gotten some good news. Nakye Sanders, a 6-foot-7, 220-pound forward from Tottenville High School in Staten Island, N.Y., gave the Dukes coaching staff a verbal commitment this afternoon. He visited..." October 07

  • St. Joseph's Papa Ndao Out for the Season

    Mid Major Madness "Phil Martelli's St. Jospeh's Hawks stormed to an Atlantic 10 Championship and the NCAA Tournament a year ago. Gone are key pieces Halil Kanacevic and Ronald Roberts Jr. for the professional ranks and now it looks as if Martelli may have a tougher job filling those voids. Big man Papa Ndao has..." October 06

  • Dayton loses freshmen center for upcoming season

    CBSSports.com "Coming off a charmed Elite Eight run, Dayton's 2014-15 season will be without the contributions of freshman center Steve McElvene. The sit-out is NCAA-mandated. The school's announced its 6-foot-11 center is practice-eligible but not able to play in any games for the upcoming season after..." September 29

  • Dayton picks up verbal commitment from guard John Crosby

    Dayton Daily News "The Dayton men’s basketball program picked up a verbal commitment Monday from point guard John Crosby, of the New Hampton School (N.H.), according to a source. Crosby is a 6-foot-2 guard originally from Baltimore, Md. He’s attending New Hampton this year and previously attended Baltimore..." September 22

  • Fordham Lands Power Forward Jesse Bunting

    Zagsblog "Jesse Bunting, a 6-foot-7, 230-pound 2015 power forward from Tabor Academy (MA) and the Expressions Elite AAU program, verbally committed to Fordham on Sunday. Bunting also considered Duquesne, St. Joe’s and Quinnipiac. “I picked Fordham because of the opportunities it has to offer,” he told..." September 15

  • Duquesne's Colter quiet cancer fight

    ESPN.com "As he lay facedown while doctors zapped radiation at the back of his neck, killing the cancer that had taken root there, Duquesne's Derrick Colter never flinched. He didn't cry, didn't complain. He acted, his coach joked, as though he was trying to get rid of a pimple, not non-Hodgkins..." September 10

  • Former Oakland guard transfers to Dayton, eligible this season

    College Basketball Talk "Dayton will have the services of fifth-year point guard Ryan Bass for the this upcoming season, as head coach Archie Miller announced on Tuesday that the Dayton, Ohio native had joined the program. “We are very excited to announce the addition of Oakland University graduate, Ryan Bass to our..." August 27

  • VCU lands a commitment from talented local guard

    College Basketball Talk "Shaka Smart has made his first foray into the 2015 recruiting class as he landed Kenny Williams, a talented, 6-foot-2 guard from southern Virginia. “Extremely blessed and excited to announce that I have committed to play my college basketball at VCU,” Williams tweeted. He’s currently listed as..." August 19

  • Point guard Weber charged with petit larceny, suspended for VCU’s opener

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "VCU point guard Briante Weber was issued a summons for petit larceny, a misdemeanor, and has been suspended for the Rams’ opening game of the coming basketball season. A copy of the incident report provided by VCU police, who issued the summons, indicates that an iPhone 5 valued at $200 was..." August 16

  • Matt Derenbecker, former LSU, UNO basketball player, found dead in Ponchatoula

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Matt Derenbecker, who played college basketball at UNO, Dayton and LSU and was a high school star at Country Day, was found dead Sunday in Ponchatoula at a friend's house where he was house sitting, his father, John Derenbecker, said. He was 22. John Derenbecker said Matt did not show up at..." August 11

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • St. Joseph’s lands a local three-star guard for 2015 class

    College Basketball Talk "St. Joseph’s started its 2015 recruiting efforts with a local commitment on Friday afternoon as three-star guard LaMarr Kimble pledged to stay home and play for the Hawks. A 6-foot point guard from Neumann-Goretti High School and Team Final, Kimble played for two very reputable programs and..." August 02

  • Duncan Robinson, of D-III Williams College, considering transfer to Michigan, Davidson

    College Basketball Talk "In March, Williams College (Massachusetts) reached the Division III national championship game behind 30 points and six rebounds from first-year forward Duncan Robinson in a 98-69 national semifinal win over rival Amherst College. The next night, Robinson scored 17, but the Ephs came up short,..." July 30

  • UTEP freshman Mar'Qywell Jackson leaves Miners

    El Paso Times "UTEP freshman basketball player Mar'Qywell Jackson has left El Paso and returned home to Detroit. Jackson, a 6-foot-5 guard, was named a four star recruit by Rivals.com. Miner coach Tim Floyd saiid, "Mar'Qywell came in and tried it and felt it was a little too far from home. That's one of..." July 18

  • Idaho adds ex-UMass HC Molnar to coaching staff

    College Football Talk "Nearly seven months after getting his head-coaching knees lopped off, Charley Molnar has landed on his assistant-coaching feet. The Idaho Vandals announced via a press release Wednesday that Molnar has been hired as the wide receivers coach for first-year head coach Paul Petrino. It will mark..." July 11

  • Furman adds a basketball transfer Isaiah Watkins

    GoUpstate "The Furman men’s basketball program has added Duquesne University transfer Isaiah Watkins to its 2014-15 roster, it was announced on Monday by second-year Paladin head coach Niko Medved. Watkins, a 6-foot-8 forward from Toronto, Ontario, will sit out this coming season in accordance with NCAA..." July 08

  • Tyler Cavanaugh Transferring to George Washington

    Syracuse.com "Tyler Cavanaugh will continue his college basketball career at George Washington University. Cavanaugh sent a tweet about his decision on Thursday evening. Cavanaugh will have to sit out a season due to NCAA transfer rules. Tyler's father, John Cavanaugh, said earlier this month his son..." July 03

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    Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

    Leroy Butts has committed to Rhode Island, source told ESPN.

  • Dayton guard Khari Price to transfer from program

    Fox Sports "Dayton lost a returning starter Sunday when head coach Archie Miller announced guard Khari Price has decided to transfer out of the program. Price averaged 6.2 points in 22.4 minutes per game as a sophomore last season. He started all 37 games for the Flyers, who won 26 games and advanced to..." June 09

  • Duquesne Basketball Players Arrested After Police Chase Them For 7 Blocks

    CBS Pittsburgh "Two Duquesne University basketball players were arrested early Saturday after allegedly punching someone and leading police on a chase. Police say Dukes guard Jeremiah Jones punched a 21-year-old man in the face. After punching him, police say Jones continued to walk away with fellow Dukes..." June 09

  • Dayton lands James Madison transfer Charles Cooke

    CBSSports.com "Dayton has landed James Madison transfer Charles Cooke, sources confirmed to CBSSports.com. Cooke chose the Flyers over Rhode Island and James Madison." June 04

  • Providence, UMass interested in Kansas transfer Naadir Tharpe

    College Basketball Talk "More than three weeks after announcing his transfer from Kansas, two potential suitors have reportedly expressed interest in the rising senior point guard Naadir Tharpe. Providence and UMass are both pursuing Tharpe, according to a report from Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports on Tuesday afternoon...." May 27

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    Jon Rothstein @JonRothstein

    JMU transfer Charles Cooke is down to URI, Dayton, + Michigan State, source told @CBSSports. Already visited URI. Visits Dayton in June.

  • Elite Eight run worth more than $72 million for Dayton

    CBSSports.com "Earlier this week, we passed along the bad associated with Dayton's Elite Eight run: the tax bill the city paid due to so much police required to handle the frenzied celebrations. Well, here's the other side of it -- the very good. Per the school, Dayton earned $72.66 million worth of "media..." May 23

  • Dayton's Elite Eight run cost the city nearly $60K in taxes

    Dayton Daily News "Miami Valley taxpayers and the University of Dayton shelled out more than $57,000 in overtime to fund police officers from 13 jurisdictions to control crowds at the University of Dayton as its men’s basketball team made a historic run in this year’s NCAA tournament. Faced with the job of..." May 21

  • Top-100 senior Jared Terrell commits to Rhode Island

    CBSSports.com "Rhode Island came in second for Jared Terrell back when he made his original college decision in September. It wouldn't happen again. The Rams landed Terrell on Friday morning, sources told CBSSports.com. Terrell, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard, was perhaps the best uncommitted 2014 recruit..." May 16

  • Jairus Lyles transferring from VCU, Shaka Smart says

    Richmond Times-Dispatch "Jairus Lyles is transferring from VCU, Rams coach Shaka Smart said. Lyles’ destination was not announced. The 6-2 guard out of DeMatha in Hyattsville, Md., played sparingly during his freshman season." April 28

  • Former George Mason forward Anali Okoloji headed to Eastern Michigan

    College Basketball Talk "With three members of his front court rotation from a season ago out of eligibility, Eastern Michigan head coach Rob Murphy has added a body to his front court for the 2014-15 season. As reported by Adam Zagoria, former George Mason forward Anali Okoloji will transfer to the Mid-American..." April 21

  • UMass' Derrick Gordon is first openly gay male D-I basketball player

    CBSSports.com "Massachusetts guard Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay male player in Division I basketball on Wednesday morning, telling his story to ESPN's Kate Fagan. Gordon and UMass head coach Derek Kellogg subsequently had interviews on ESPN to discuss the announcement. Fagan asked Gordon how..." April 09

  • Dayton sophomore Devon Scott charged with domestic violence

    College Basketball Talk "Fresh off of a trip to the Elite 8, Dayton sophomore Devon Scott decided to celebrate by going out and getting charged with domestic violence and assault. According to the AP, the alleged assault occurred on April 1st at Scott’s residence. “Due to federal privacy laws, the University cannot..." April 08

  • Florida Gators defeat Dayton 62-52, advance to Final Four

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Florida Gators pulled away for a 62-52 win over Dayton Saturday night, advancing to the Final Four. UF ended one frustrating streak and extended another one with the victory. The No. 1 seed Gators won their 30th consecutive game. And they finally claimed an Elite Eight victory after..." March 30

  • NCAA South Regional betting news and notes: 3-point line a no-fly zone vs. Dayton

    Covers.com "Just two teams remain in the South Region, and only one will advance to the Final Four. Here's a quick look at Saturday's matchup between the Florida Gators and the Dayton Flyers: No. 11 Dayton Flyers vs. No. 1 Florida Gators (-10.5, 132.5) Much has been made about the Gators' stifling..." March 29

  • Dayton faces Florida in the NCAA Regional Final

    DaytonFlyers.com "DAYTON FACES FLORIDA IN THE NCAA REGIONAL FINAL • Looking to make the Final Four for the first time in 47 years, the University of Dayton Flyers match up against the No. 1 overall seed Florida Gators in the South Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. • The 6:09 p.m. ET game on Saturday..." March 29

  • Gators' bench could be key against deep, relentless Dayton

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Florida's seniors have led the way all season, but the Gators' young bench could be the key to reaching the Final Four. The No. 11 Dayton Flyers will come at the No. 1 Gators in waves on Saturday, unleashing as many as a dozen players to push the pace and create havoc. Coach Archie Miller's..." March 29

  • Billy Donovan's Gators are Cinderella's worst nightmare

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Sorry, Cinderella, the party's almost over. Take off that ballroom gown, put on your tattered old dress, retrieve your mop and pail and get back to work. Once again, the No. 1-ranked Florida Gators are on the verge of snuffing out the hopes and dreams of underdogs everywhere and sending No...." March 29

  • Gators face Dayton for spot in Final Four

    Florida Today "The Dayton Flyers are feeling very confident and loose with the upsets they've already pulled this NCAA Tournament. They're also ready to wreck what's left of anyone's bracket with their greatest challenge ahead and a trip to the Final Four on the line. Enter the Florida Gators, the overall top..." March 29

  • Gators open as double-digit faves versus Flyers

    Covers.com "Lines for Saturday's Elite Eight matchups are starting to hit the board at sportsbooks and the No. 1 Florida Gators have opened as 10-point faves over this year's Cinderella program, the Dayton Flyers. The total opened at 133.5. The Gators have covered in back-to-back tournament games, but..." March 28

  • George Washington extends Lonergan through 2020-21

    CBSSports.com "George Washington has extended the contract of head coach Mike Lonergan through the 2020-21 season, multiple sources told CBSSports.com. An official announcement could come as early as Friday. Lonergan led the Colonials to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006 this past season..." March 28

  • VCU's Smart not going to Marquette

    CBSSports.com "VCU's Shaka Smart will not, despite recent speculation to the contrary, be the next head coach at Marquette, a source told CBSSports.com on Thursday. Consequently, Marquette's search for Buzz Williams' replacement has now completely moved on to other targets. Among the possible candidates at..." March 28

  • Elite performance helps Dayton stop Stanford 82-72

    DaytonFlyers.com "Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight for the first time since 1984. Devin Oliver added 12 points and seven rebounds and Matt Kavanaugh tallied 10 points as the Flyers..." March 28

  • NCAA tournament breakdown: Previewing Thursday's Sweet 16 games

    USA Today "WEST REGIONAL (ANAHEIM) Stanford (23-12) vs. Dayton (25-10) | Time, TV: 7:15 p.m. ET, CBS Why Dayton will win: Rolling in the deep. The Flyers' rotation includes 11 players averaging double-digit minutes. "There's not much difference between No. 3 and No. 8," coach Archie Miller said...." March 27

  • George Mason Athletic Director Tom O’Connor to step down

    Washington Post "Tom O’Connor, the longest-serving Division I athletic director in the area who oversaw George Mason basketball’s rise to national prominence and the university’s move to the Atlantic 10 last year, will step down this summer. O’Connor, 67, will relinquish his duties June 30 and remain in a..." March 26

  • Rice to hire VCU's Mike Rhoades

    CBSSports.com "Rice will hire VCU assistant Mike Rhoades to fill its head coaching vacancy, sources told CBSSports.com. Rhoades has been on Shaka Smart's staff since Smart's first season in Richmond in 2009. Prior to his stint at VCU, Rhoades enjoyed a long period of success at Division III Randolph-Macon..." March 25

  • Miller brothers carrying on the family tradition

    Arizona Republic "The Sweet 16 can mean different things to different programs. John Miller's two sons epitomize that. Archie, the third-year coach at Dayton, has his 11th-seeded Flyers into the round of 16 for the first time in 30 years. This is a revelation. Sean has No. 1 seed and title contender Arizona..." March 25

  • Stanford's Dawkins: Dayton has 'toughness about them'

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford plays Dayton on Thursday in the only matchup of double-digit seeds in the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 round. But Cardinal coach Johnny Dawkins said his team won't be lured into a false sense of confidence. Asked if the bracket is opening up after 11th-seeded Dayton took out No. 3..." March 25

  • Dayton faces Stanford in the NCAA Regional Semifinal

    DaytonFlyers.com "DAYTON FACES STANFORD IN THE NCAA REGIONAL SEMIFINAL • Looking to make the Elite Eight for the first time in 30 years, the University of Dayton Flyers match up against the No. 10 seed Stanford Cardinal in the Third Round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. • The game will be nationally televised on..." March 25

  • SLU facing big changes

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "From his chair in the corner of the crowded St. Louis University locker room late Saturday afternoon at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., Billikens freshman forward Tanner Lancona could see both the program’s past and its future. “These guys have taught me so much,” Lancona said, looking out at..." March 25

  • Schools reach out to Shaka Smart

    ESPN.com "Marquette and Wake Forest have both reached out and expressed interest to VCU coach Shaka Smart, multiple sources told ESPN on Monday. Marquette coach Buzz Williams left for Virginia Tech last week after a six-year run that included five NCAA tournament appearances. Smart, 36, is a Wisconsin..." March 24

  • Archie Miller signs extension with Dayton

    CBSSports.com "That didn't take very long. After leading Dayton to the Sweet 16, head coach Archie Miller has locked up a long-term deal with the Flyers. Miller signed a contract extension with Dayton that keeps him with the Flyers through the 2018-19 season. He has been with Dayton since the 2011-12..." March 24

  • Orange crushed, Dayton upsets Syracuse 55-53

    DaytonFlyers.com "The Dayton Flyers became the biggest Cinderella story in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. With a stop as time expired, the Flyers upset the No. 12/14 Syracuse Orange 55-53 to earn their first spot in the Sweet Sixteen since 1984. Dyshawn Pierre led the Flyers with 14 points and six rebounds, while..." March 23

  • Louisville basketball defeats Saint Louis, 66-51

    Louisville Courier-Journal "It wasn't pretty at any point for Louisville over the first weekend of the NCAA tournament, but the fourth-seeded Cardinals are back in familiar territory. Louisville advanced to its third consecutive Sweet 16 with a rough-and-tumble 66-51 win over Saint Louis on Saturday at the Amway Center..." March 22

  • Rick Majerus' impact still felt by Saint Louis players

    USA Today "Day 1. That's when Dwayne Evans began to question if he had made a mistake, if he could meet the physical and mental demands of playing for Rick Majerus and whether he would ever see a day it was all going to be worthwhile. "It was incredibly tough," Evans said Friday. "Anyone playing for Coach..." March 22

  • For Dayton, NCAA ebullience gives way to business

    USA Today "The Dayton Flyers were flying high after their Thursday win against Ohio State. Friday, they came back to earth. They insisted they're here on a business trip, nothing more. That game against lordly Syracuse on Saturday? Just business. Vee Sanford set the tone. A day after hitting the shot..." March 22

  • Stephen F. Austin Advances Past VCU 77-75 In OT

    SFAJacks.com "The Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team closed out regulation on a four-point play from senior Desmond Haymon to tie it 67-67 and then outscored VCU 10-8 in overtime to advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament with a 77-75 victory Friday evening at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, the..." March 22

  • Memphis Holds On To Top George Washington, 71-66

    Memphis Flyer "Eight days after an ugly loss at FedExForum staggered Memphis Tiger fans far and wide, the U of M beat George Washington in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Tigers led the Colonials start to finish, but clinched the victory only when GW's Maurice Creek missed a three-point attempt —..." March 21

  • Vols make it look easy vs. UMass, 86-67

    Tennessean "Jarnell Stokes scored 26 points and had 14 rebounds to lead Tennessee past UMass 86-67 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Vols (23-12) will play Sunday against Mercer, which upset Duke earlier Friday, for a place in the Sweet 16. Mercer beat the Vols in the NIT last..." March 21

  • Saint Louis rallies from 16 down, beats NC State 83-80 in OT

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "In what may be one of the most amazing comebacks in NCAA postseason history, St. Louis University came back from 16 points with 8:13 to go in the second half and beat North Carolina State 83-80 in the round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament. In the extra period, Austin McBroom scored on SLU's first..." March 21

  • UConn Storms Back, Beats St. Joseph's 89-81 In Overtime Thriller

    Hartford Courant "UConn coach Kevin Ollie often describes games in terms of heavyweight fights. His first NCAA Tournament game perhaps proved to be closer to that metaphor than any that came before. UConn was out-maneuvered most of the first half by St. Joseph's sophisticated offense, but tightened up in the..." March 20

  • Sanford's the hero as Dayton stuns Ohio State 60-59

    DaytonFlyers.com "Vee Sanford hit a layup with 3.8 seconds remaining to help the Dayton Flyers upset the No. 22/24 Ohio State Buckeyes, 60-59, in the NCAA Tournament Second Round. Trailing 59-58 with 10 seconds left, Sanford drove from the top of the key to the right side and banked in a shot. Ohio State's Aaron..." March 20

  • George Washington G Kethan Savage (foot) '50-50' for Memphis game

    CBSSports.com "George Washington coach Mike Lonergan would not rule out Kethan Savage from Friday's Round of 64 game against Memphis, but it sounds like the Colonials guard will remain sidelined with a foot injury. A source told CBSSports.com that there is a "50-50" chance that Savage plays on Friday, and..." March 20

  • Tennessee earns date with UMass

    Boston Herald "Jarnell Stokes dominated inside as Tennessee finally caught up in the closing minutes of regulation, and then opened overtime with a three-point play that got the Volunteers headed to a 78-65 victory over Iowa last night in the NCAA’s First Four in Dayton, Ohio. The Volunteers’ late comeback..." March 20

  • Battle of Ohio as Dayton gets shot at Buckeyes

    New York Post "Ohio State can’t duck Dayton. Not this time. Despite the campuses being only one hour apart, Ohio State and Dayton have played only six times, and not since the 2008 NIT. It’s not that Dayton is unwilling to test itself against the dominant team in the state, it’s that Ohio State, as the top..." March 20

  • It's up to the 'Sons of Majerus'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Sons of Majerus will never pass this way again. This is their final NCAA Tournament, the last dance. You just hope that this isn’t their last game, not after all that the St. Louis U. seniors have done to redefine and rebrand the SLU program. Before SLU meets 12th-seeded North Carolina..." March 20

  • N.C. State takes whirlwind path to play SLU

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A lot has happened to the North Carolina State basketball team in the past three days. On Monday, they traveled to Dayton, Ohio, and on Tuesday night they beat Xavier there in an NCAA first-round game. The game ended after 11 p.m. in Dayton, and the team went to the airport and flew to Orlando,..." March 20

  • Bembry's perfect fit with Hawks

    Philly.com "AS DEANDRÉ BEMBRY seized the inbounds pass, he felt the left arm of Treveon Graham all over his left shoulder. A spin to his right and a mere dribble shed the VCU standout and presented Bembry an avenue to the rim. The 6-6, 250-pound Mo Alie-Cox slid 10 feet to his left and leapt, but all it got..." March 19

  • Phil Martelli Is A UConn Foe And A UConn Best Friend

    Hartford Courant "The first call Geno Auriemma got after he won his first national championship in 1995 wasn't from President Clinton, Governor John Rowland or Jim Calhoun. It was from St. Joseph's coach Phil Martelli. "He was one of the first guys on the court in Philly, too, when we won in 2000," Auriemma..." March 19

  • Capsule: No. 10 Seed St. Joseph Vs. No. 7 Seed UConn

    Hartford Courant "What To Watch Red-Hot Hawks: Though St. Joseph's was an A-10 also-ran, the team caught fire in the league tournament, beating Dayton, St. Bonaventure and Virginia Commonwealth in an impressive run. The Hawks have a lot of momentum coming into this game. Conference calls: Though seeding makes..." March 19

  • De’Mon Brooks, Davidson bounced from NIT

    Charlotte Observer "In his final college game, Davidson’s De’Mon Brooks bulled his way to a career-high 29 points, but his normally accurate teammates struggled from the perimeter in an 85-77 loss to Missouri in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The Wildcats hit just nine of 29 3-point..." March 19

  • Carter’s been waiting at UMass

    Boston Herald "Sampson Carter’s buildup to the Big Dance was six years in the making. The redshirt senior got the good word Sunday night when the NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball tournament selection committee awarded UMass a No. 6 seed in the Midwest Regional. The Minutemen will take on the winner of..." March 19

  • Derek Kellogg returns UMass basketball to prominence

    Boston Globe "The journey that has brought the UMass Minutemen back into the NCAA Tournament after a lengthy absence didn’t start with three fifth-year seniors, or a beefed-up nonconference schedule, or a blistering 16-1 start, or even frustratingly close Dance calls the past two seasons that became..." March 19

  • GW basketball’s at-large bid leads to ‘rewarding feeling’

    Washington Post "The George Washington men’s basketball team, its family and friends, school officials and supporters old and new convened on Sunday night to watch the NCAA tournament selection show. And when the Colonials’ name finally flashed on the screen, as expected, they let loose with a mighty cheer for a..." March 19

  • Colonials Return to NCAA Tournament as No. 9 Seed

    GWSports.com "No. 9 seed GW men's basketball will head to Raleigh, N.C., to face No. 8 Memphis in the 2014 NCAA Tournament second round at PNC Arena on Friday, March 21. Tip-time is set for 6:55 p.m. ET and the game will be broadcast on TBS. GW students, fans and alumni wishing to join the Colonials on their..." March 19

  • Will Dayton's extra motivation knock out Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State arrived in Buffalo on Tuesday night, and the No. 6 Buckeyes will spend Wednesday practicing, talking to the media, watching more film and getting ready for their matchup with No. 11 Dayton at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday on CBS. The Buckeyes and Flyers haven't played since the 2008 NIT and..." March 19

  • VCU receives 5-seed, to meet Stephen F. Austin in NCAAs

    VCUAthletics "VCU will meet Southland Conference Champion Stephen F. Austin Friday in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64 at Viejas Arena in San Diego, the Rams learned Sunday. The Rams (26-8) received the 5-seed in the South Region. It's the second straight season the Rams have received a 5-seed from the NCAA..." March 19

  • Missouri 85, Davidson 77

    ProSportsDaily "Jabari Brown had 30 points as the Tigers rallied for a home win in the first round of the NIT. Earnest Ross added 16 points and six rebounds and Jordan Clarkson had 15 points for second-seeded Missouri (23-11). The Tigers, who will play the winner of Wednesday's No. 3 Southern Mississippi-No. 6..." March 19

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