Nik Stauskas, Michigan Wolverines set for showdown with Kentucky Wildcats

Nik Stauskas

After finishing fourth in the Big Ten last season, the Michigan Wolverines entered the 2013 NCAA tournament with current NBA rookies Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr., some seriously talented freshman, and arguably the best team to set foot in Ann Arbor since the days of the “Fab Five.” With wins over South Dakota State, VCU, the top-ranked Kansas Jayhawks, ...

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NCAA Tournament: Michigan-Tennessee Preview

Michigan will get a physical game from the 11-seeded Tennessee Volunteers Friday in the Sweet 16. “If you look at Tennessee’s lineups they have a lot of talented player with size and length,” Michigan guard Nik Stauskas said. Michigan comes into the game shooting at a high rate of 48 percent.  Their offense will be tested against a good defensive ...

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Exclusive Interview: P.J. Thompson, Point Guard, Purdue University


The Purdue Boilermakers lost Ronnie Johnson due to transfer following their loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Big Ten tournament this year. It is a big loss, but they have his replacement coming in their recruiting class of 2014. P.J. Thompson committed to Purdue, and agreed to do an exclusive interview with We hope that you enjoy ...

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Noah Vonleh declaring for the NBA Draft

The Indiana Hoosiers had a very disappointing season this past year, and they will be losing one of their most talented players to the NBA. According to reports, forward Noah Vonleh has decided to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. This doesn’t come as a surprise to many draft analysts, because Vonleh is currently projected to be a mid-lottery pick. ...

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Iowa State loses Georges Niang for tournament

Georges Niang

Iowa State lost a key piece to their lineup Friday night in their 93-75 win over North Carolina Central. Sophomore forward Georges Niang suffered a fracture in his foot during the second half of the contest and has been ruled out for the rest of the season. “Adversity hit us tonight, and hit us hard,” coach Fred Hoiberg said, according ...

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Virginia Tech hires Buzz Williams

Buzz Williams

Virginia Tech announced Friday that they have hired Buzz Williams as the new head men’s basketball coach. “I am extremely excited about welcoming Buzz Williams to the Hokie Nation,” director of athletics Whit Babcock said. “Buzz is a proven winner who has earned his way up through the ranks with a strong track record of success. I am confident he will energize our ...

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NCAA Tournament: No. 14 Mercer eliminates No. 3 Duke


Mercer had a late surge that allowed them to knock off Duke 78-71 Friday. Winner of the Atlantic Sun conference, the Bears shot an incredible 55.6 percent from the floor to beat Duke.  Mercer learned from yesterday’s games that hitting free throws will put teams away.  The Bears shot 23-28 from the free throw line, including seven of their final ...

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Jim Calhoun interested in BC coaching job

Jim Calhoun

Former UConn head coach Jim Calhoun is interested in the Boston College coaching vacancy, according to Calhoun, 71, resigned from UConn before the start of the 2012-13 season because of health problems.  Calhoun broke his hip in a bike-riding accident, but says that he is healthy.  Calhoun is a native of Braintree, Mass. and attended school in Springfield, Mass. ...

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Jeff Bzdelik out as Wake Forest head coach

Jeff Bz

Jeff Bzdelik has resigned as Wake Forest’s head basketball coach. Wake Forest AD Ron Wellman makes it official and says in a text Jeff Bzdelik resigned today. — Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) March 20, 2014 Bzdelik leaves with a 51-76 record in four seasons at Wake Forest.  The Demon Deacons did not win an ACC tournament game under Bzdelik.  He took ...

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NCAA Tournament: Harvard upsets Cincinnati

Harvard Crimson

Harvard upset the fifth-seeded Cincinnati Bearcats 61-57 on Thursday. Tommy Amaker and the Crimson have won their second NCAA Tournament game in school history.  They seemed to show signs of wearing down late, but Cincinnati could not stop them offensively. Wesley Saunders paved the way for the Crimson with 12 points, four assists and three rebounds in the win.  Siyani ...

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