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1 hr ago | ESPN

ECU looks to do it again vs. ACC

Ruffin McNeill has not approached East Carolina's rugged three-game nonconference stretch here as proving grounds. The fifth-year Pirates coach has always believed his teams belong with whoever they're playing, Power 5 program or not.

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3 hrs ago | The Sixer Sense

76ers Pierre Jackson Responds Humbly to Low ESPN Ranking

May 16, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Pierre Jackson is interviewed during the NBA Draft combine at Harrison Street Athletics Facility. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports As we've discussed plenty of times, 76ers guard Pierre Jackson will miss a lot, if not all, of the 2014-15 regular season.

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7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland Soldiers set tone for college basketball recruiting in Bay Area

The recruiting frenzy of midsummer is behind them, but the job does not stop for new Cal basketball coach Cuonzo Martin and his staff. "These guys are working, working, working," said Frank Knight, the coach at Moreau Catholic High in Hayward.

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11 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Predicting Each Major NCAA Basketball Conference's Leading Scorer in 2014-15

Some naysayers will tell you that the college basketball season is largely meaningless until the NCAA tournament field is selected every March. Those people will most certainly not care who wins any particular conference's scoring title, but that's fine.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

KGUN

Arizona men's basketball schedule announced

The Arizona men's basketball program, in conjunction with the Pac-12 Conference, announced its league schedule, along with times and television information for the majority of the 2014-15 season, on Monday. As has become an annual occurrence, the Wildcats will once again be one of the nation's most visible teams in 2014-15.

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State Press

ASU basketball releases Pac-12 schedule

Sophomore guard Jahii Carson dribbles the ball up the court between defenders against Miami . The Sun Devils won 94-50.

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The Ralphie Report

Buffaloes Full Basketball Schedule Released

The Colorado Buffaloes and the Pac-12 Conference have released the full 2014-15 college basketball schedule. Even with the departure of Spencer Dinwiddie to the NBA expectations are still high for Tad Boyle and the Buffs this season.

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Mountain West Connection

San Diego State Basketball: Does Dwayne Polee II need to fulfill...

ESPN college basketball reporter Myron Medcalf believes that Dwayne Polee II must have a good season for SDSU to be successful. But is that actually the case? San Diego State senior forward Dwayne Polee II cracked ESPN's Myron Medcalf's list of top 10 college basketball players who must meet expectations in order for his respective team to be successful in March.

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Bruins Nation

CSU Transfer Octeus denied admission; Will Bryce Alford start at PG for UCLA Basketball?

Guess who isn't playing point guard for the Bruins next year. This guy. Now guess who is.

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Hoosier State of Mind

Indiana Basketball: Who's Next for the Class of 2015?

Last week, in a big recruiting victory, Indiana basketball received a commitment from Missouri native Juwan Morgan. Morgan is a great fit for the Hoosiers, and their 2015 recruiting class is off to a great start.

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Big East Coast Bias

2014-2015 Schedule Analysis: Butler

With the Big East schedule out for almost a week now, the Big East Coast Bias staff continues their analyzation of it. Here is what we think of Butler's.

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South Orange Juice

2014-15 Seton Hall Basketball Preview Series: South Florida Bulls

Chris Perry is one of just three players who return from USF's 2013-14 team. - Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports After producing a 186th finish in KenPom and a 232nd RPI rating last season, Antigua and his staff have a lot to do in order to produce similar numbers this season.

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Buckets Over Broadway

Who is Quincy Acy?

The New York Knicks made an under the radar deal towards the end of the summer when they sent Wayne Ellington and Jeremy Tyler for Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw . Many people didn't see it as a significant move, mostly because Acy is a relatively unknown name.

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LaGrange Daily News

Fourth-down touchdown was critical

LaGrange College quarterback Graham Craig rolls out during Saturday's game. Craig had four touchdown passes, including two in overtime.Kevin Eckleberry LaGrange College quarterback Graham Craig rolls out during Saturday's game.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bucky's 5th Quarter

Wisconsin basketball recruiting: Alex Illikainen speeding toward decision

Is there reason for renewed hope in Bo Ryan's 2015 recruiting class after all? The Badgers appear to be in the driver's seat for a nice "stretch-4" prospect. Wisconsin basketball is more typically known for unearthing hidden gems on the recruiting trail and either locking them up early or getting poached when more blue-blooded programs realize what a talent Bo Ryan and Co.

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BleacherReport

Ranking the Most Important 'Glue Guys' in College Basketball in 2014-15

Star power is a great asset to a college basketball team, but having too many elite talents can cause its own problems. Sometimes, the most valuable asset to a coach is the kind of player who doesn't always look good in a box score but does a little of everything to help his team win.

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Arizona Desert Swarm

Arizona basketball recruiting 2015: Chance Comanche commits to WIldcats

Sean Miller seemingly put his foot down and went hard at recruiting Chance Comanche over the past few months, and a commitment on Sunday from the Beverly Hills High School forward wasn't necessarily surprising. Comanche's commitment gives the Arizona Wildcats a fourth for the 2015 class and like the 2014 version it's versatile.

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Vanquish The Foe

BYU Basketball Position Previews: Guards

Now that practice is less than a month away, it is time to look at the guards and possible guard lineups that the Cougars may use in the upcoming season. Guard play is especially important in Coach Rose's offensive system.

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Hustle Belt

Western Michigan vs Idaho Recap: Broncos Roll Vandals In 45-33 Victory

The Western Michigan Broncos scored on 7 of their first 8 drives en route to a dominating victory over the Idaho Vandals on Saturday If there was any doubt that the Western Michigan offense could score, and that their performance against Purdue was a fluke, Saturday might've erased all of those doubts. In their 45-33 victory, the Broncos scored on seven of their first eight drives, with the lone no-score coming on a safety occurring with just 30 seconds left in the first half.

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Daily Camera

Determined Askia Booker eager to lead Buffs

As part of his offseason training, Askia Booker watched every game from the Colorado men's basketball team's 2013-14 season. CU's clunker of a finale, a 77-48 loss to Pittsburgh in the NCAA Tournament, still eats at Booker, and the senior refuses to watch it.

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