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Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 03/03/2011

Brandon Davies suspended by BYU for breaking honor code by having sex

At other schools, Brandon Davies might have been high fived. At Brigham Young University, he was suspended from the nation's third-ranked basketball team because he admitted to violating the school's honor code by having sexual relations with his girlfriend....

By Cindy Boren  |  11:34 AM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 01/21/2011

Greivis Vasquez calls out Terps after loss to Virginia Tech

Greivis Vasquez tweeted tough love from NBAland about Maryland's 17-point loss to Virginia Tech on Thursday night: Last night was bad for my terps. The guys need to step up and be more mature because it looks like we don't...

By Cindy Boren  |  12:57 PM ET, 01/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:48 AM ET, 12/22/2010

Maya Moore, UConn sit atop college basketball with 89-game streak

Their coach says that several sets of players are responsible for the Connecticut Huskies' remarkable and now historic 89-game winning streak, but the player most identified with it will always be Maya Moore. She scored 26 of her career-best...

By Cindy Boren  |  06:48 AM ET, 12/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 12/02/2010

Marcus Jordan makes like Mike in Central Florida's upset of Florida

At some point, he's going to cease being known as "Michael Jordan's kid" and establish a basketball identity as "Marcus Jordan." His performance Thursday night in Central Florida's 57-54 upset of Florida (ranked 18th in the Associated Press poll, 16th...

By Cindy Boren  |  08:44 AM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 11/19/2010

Tennessee Coach Bruce Pearl suspended by SEC for 8 conference games

Tennessee Coach Bruce Pearl has been suspended by the Southeastern Conference for the school's first eight conference games because of NCAA violations. Pearl had admitted in September that he lied to NCAA investigators about a barbecue he hosted at his...

By Cindy Boren  |  12:17 PM ET, 11/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/17/2010

Duke's Kyle Singler has trick shots up his sleeve, including the 'Dick Vitale shot'

The Kyle Singler trick shots are fun and cool to watch. Just one thing: Please, Kyle, I'm begging you, stop with the Dick Vitale impression. One of him is enough....

By Cindy Boren  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 11/16/2010

Charles Barkley joins NCAA Tournament broadcasts

Now, this is just what March Madness needed: the measured, rarely controversial remarks of Charles Barkley. Barkley, along with Marv Albert and Kenny Smith from Turner, will be part of joint coverage of the NCAA Tournament by TNT and CBS....

By Cindy Boren  |  02:07 PM ET, 11/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 10/28/2010

Duke easily takes top spot in AP's preseason men's basketball poll

Updated at 3:55 p.m. Duke has been crowned the preseason men's basketball national champion, easily taking the top spot in the Associated Press men's poll. Okay, so there's no such thing as the preseason men's basketball national championship; this is...

By Cindy Boren  |  02:12 PM ET, 10/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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