Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State: The Rebels Rally To Keep NCAA Tournament Hopes Alive

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The Ole Miss Rebels lost six of their final eight regular season games, so without a deep run in the SEC Tournament their fading chances to make the NCAA Tournament would be all but gone. A Thursday night matchup with in-state rival Mississippi State […]

Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi State: The Bulldogs End Long Losing Streak

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The Mississippi State Bulldogs started SEC play with three wins in their first five games, but they went into their first conference tournament game Wednesday night against Vanderbilt with a 13-18 overall record and looking to end a 13-game losing streak. Both teams needed […]

2014 Big 10 Tournament Preview: Minnesota vs. Penn State

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The Minnesota Golden Gophers are firmly on the NCAA Tournament bubble with a 19-12 record (8-10 in the Big 10), so a nice run in the conference tournament is vital to their chances to earn a spot in the field […]

Michigan vs. Minnesota: The Golden Gophers Can’t Finish Upset Bid

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The Michigan Wolverines welcomed the Minnesota Golden Gophers to Ann Arbor on Saturday night, in a crucial game for both teams. The Wolverines entered the game looking to stay in contention for the Big Ten regular season title, while the Gophers were looking […]

Bubble Watch: Five Reasons Why Ole Miss Won’t Make the Big Dance

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Ole Miss vs. Missouri: The Rebels Bolster Their NCAA Tournament Resume

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  Ole Miss and Missouri entered Saturday’s game as two of the most prolific three-point shooting teams in the SEC, in terms of both attempts and shooting percentage, and they did not disappoint by going a combined 25-for-57 from three-point […]

Creighton vs. St. John’s: Doug McDermott Sets Season-High in Points

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  The Creighton Bluejays have made a seamless transition to the Big East so far this season, as they now have an 18-3 record (8-1 in conference play) with 13 wins in their last 14 games after a 63-60 win […]

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin: Golden Gophers Overcome Loss of Injured Star

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//   The start of Wednesday night’s game against No. 9-ranked Wisconsin ran the full gamut of emotions for the Minnesota Golden Gophers, as leading scorer Andre Hollins hit a jump shot to give them a 2-0 lead less than […]

Massachusetts vs. St. Bonaventure: The Front Court Leads The Way For UMass

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  The St. Bonaventure Bonnies traveled to take on the Massachusetts Minutemen on Saturday, and after building a 13-point lead around the mid-point of the second half they lost their 23rd straight game to a ranked opponent. After a rally on Wednesday night to […]

Massachusetts vs. Saint Joseph’s: Chaz Williams Rescues Minutemen In Conference Opener

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  It’s been a long time since Massachusetts was relevant on the college basketball scene, but they were one of the better stories of the early part of the season and entered their Atlantic 10 opener against Saint Joseph’s on […]

Alabama vs Vanderbilt: The Backcourt Leads the Way For the Crimson Tide

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  Alabama (6-7) welcomed Vanderbilt (8-4) to Tuscaloosa for the SEC opener for both teams Tuesday night, and the Crimson Tide held on late to win 68-63 after leading by 10 at halftime. The Commodores certainly missed their leading scorer, as guard […]

Maui Invitational Game Preview: Minnesota vs. Syracuse

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  It will be a battle of unbeatens Monday afternoon, as the Minnesota Golden Gophers are in Hawaii to take on the Syracuse Orange in the opening round of the Maui Invitational. The Gophers are 5-0 and coming off a […]