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49 min ago | BleacherReport

Gonzaga Basketball: Why the Bulldogs Can Be a Surprise Contender in 2014

Don't sleep on Gonzaga, though. Even if there are a bunch of teams favored ahead of the Bulldogs, who are listed at 25-1, according to The Bulldogs had their best season when they had their most complete roster.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

BleacherReport

UNC Basketball: Grading Tar Heels' Targets at 2014 Nike Peach Jam

UNC basketball lives by its recruiting prowess, and that means keeping a close eye on events such as the 2014 Nike Peach Jam.

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Related Topix: Reggie Bullock, Sports, NCAA Sports, North Carolina Tar Heels NCAA Basketball, NCAA Women's Basketball, University of North Carolina NCAA, North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball

The Gaston Gazette

Abbey to play UNC in preseason basketball scrimmage

For the fourth time in six years, Belmont Abbey College's men's basketball team will get a chance to show its talents against ACC competition in a preseason exhibition game.

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Lansing State Journal

Michigan State OL breakdown: Jack Allen, Jack Conklin anchor group up front

The 2014 Michigan State football team is scheduled to report for preseason camp Aug. 1, four weeks before the Aug. 29 season opener against Jacksonville State.

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Post and Courier

Former College of Charleston player Trevonte Dixon claims Wojcik assaulted him twice

Charleston coach Doug Wojcik yells out to his players during their game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at TD Arena.

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Big East Coast Bias

Next Season is Boom or Bust for Creighton's Devin Brooks

The senior guard must become a more consistent scorer in order to lessen the pain of Doug McDermott's graduation.

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Mountain West Connection

New Mexico grants Merv Lindsay's release from the basketball team

On Wednesday the University of New Mexico announced that Merv Lindsay has asked for and was granted his release from scholarship.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Local Basketball Teams Praised By NABC For Excellence

A trio of local University basketball teams have been named among the best academically by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Wednesday, July 23. Below are the releases from Gonzaga, Eastern Washington and Whitworth highlighting the academic accomplishments of the players from each program.

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Sunherald.com

Wilbekin finds comfort with Manning at Wake Forest

Now the freshman guard is looking to step out of the shadow of big brother Scottie Wilbekin and make a name for himself in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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The Coastal Courier

Brown signs with Israeli team

Former Liberty County High School and Miami basketball player Rion Brown has signed with Hapoel Tel Aviv, a team in Israel, according to his agent.

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The State

Nets sign Brown, Jefferson

The Brooklyn Nets signed a pair of 2014 draft picks Wednesday, inking guard Markel Brown and forward Cory Jefferson to multi-year contracts.

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Detroit News

Detroit's Ray McCallum stars as Kings win Las Vegas summer league

McCallum, from the University of Detroit, scored 29 points and helped key a big Sacramento rally in the final minutes, as the Kings topped the Houston Rockets 77-68 Monday night to win the NBA Summer League championship game.

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Detroit Free Press

Pistons rookie Dinwiddie calls 3-year deal 'perfect situation for me'

'It has its ups and downs, but to be able to take care of your family, like get your mom a new car,... Some would say Spencer Dinwiddie would have been better served returning for his senior season at Colorado - especially considering the knee injury that forced him to miss the last two months of the season.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

McDermott named to Team USA Select team

Doug McDermott and Victor Oladipo are among the 13 players named to the USA Basketball Select team that will practice against the group headed to the World Cup in Spain.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Bulls sign forward McDermott, guard Brooks

The Bulls acquired 22-year-old McDermott after Denver drafted him with the 11th overall pick, then quickly traded him to Chicago.

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Sunherald.com

Gophers: Buggs working way back from knee surgery

Coach Richard Pitino says Buggs has been taking part in noncontact workouts but will be "good to go" by late September, in plenty of time for the season.

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News Observer

South Carolina's Martin looks to build fan base

Martin and his players are embarking on a weeklong series of events in the community to build goodwill and urge fans to purchase season tickets.

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Bradenton.com

Thumb surgery set for Creighton's Austin Chatman

Chatman is the only returning starter for a team that has made the NCAA tournament three straight years.

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Scarlet and Game

Ohio State Basketball: Aaron Craft to make the Golden State Warriors?

Mar 19, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes guard Aaron Craft speaks during a news conference at First Niagara Center.

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BleacherReport

How Much Do Recruiting Rankings Factor into NCAA Basketball Success?

There's not a player in the 2015 class who has received the kind of hype that surrounded Andrew Wiggins.

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