NCAA Basketball

Top returners coming off injuries to watch in 2022-23 season

An unfortunate reality is that a handful of injuries influenced the course of the 2022 NCAA Tournament. Top-seeded Baylor was extremely wounded (two key rotation players out), which opened the door for eighth-seeded North Carolina to spring a big upset on its way to a magical run to the national championship game. North …

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Texas Tech men’s basketball releases nonconference schedule

Texas Tech’s head men’s basketball coach Mark Adams stands on the sidelines in March Madness’ first round game against Montana State, Friday, March 18, 2022, at Viejas Arena in San Diego, California. Texas Tech won, 97-62. The men’s college basketball season is getting closer. Texas Tech will know its nonconference opponents after releasing the nonconference …

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Duke Recruiting: A Closer Look At Tirese Proctor

Arguably the biggest unknown on Duke’s roster entering the fall is Tirese Proctor. The Australian guard reclassified to join the Blue Devils a year earlier than expected, with speculation that the move was driven by him being draft eligible in 2023. But coming from overseas, the scouting report on Proctor is inconsistent, as is his …

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Hall of Fame ex-Princeton Tigers coach Pete Carril dies at 92

Pete Carril, the Hall of Fame coach who brought notoriety to the “Princeton Offense” during his 30-year tenure with the Tigers, died Monday morning at the age of 92. “We kindly ask that you please respect our privacy at this time as we process our loss and handle necessary arrangements. More information will be forthcoming …

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Bobby Hurley’s Assist Record May Be Unbreakable

Bobby Hurley played at Duke from 1989-1993 and during his time in Durham, he racked up 1,076 assists. That record may be unbreakable for several reasons. First, the obvious: talented players don’t stay for four years very often anymore. But secondly, Hurley played for five seasons. Well, not literally. But he played 140 games at …

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Good Morning, Illini Nation: Unique opportunity for Nojus Indrusaitis | Sports

Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team: Your browser does not support the audio element. Class of 2024 Illinois recruiting target Nojus Indrusaitis opened play at the FIBA …

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Former Arizona basketball coach Russ Pennell joins Rice as assistant

Russ Pennell is back coaching college basketball. The former Arizona men’s interim basketball head coach has joined the Rice Owls as an assistant. Pennell will work under Rice head coach Scott Peraa longtime ASU assistant under Herb Sendek. “I have known Russ Pennell for about fifteen years,” said Pera. “I got to know him in …

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Way-too-early ranking of 2022 Maui Invitational field

NCAA Basketball (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) More brackets are being rolled out almost every day for the early season tournaments in NCAA basketball. This week, the eight-team bracket for the 2022 Maui Invitational was revealed. The famous tournament is finally going back to Hawaii after a couple of years away due to the pandemic. …

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