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5 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Young College Basketball Teams That Will Be Dominant in 2014-15 Season

While three of the four teams to make the 2014 Final Four had rosters full of upperclassmen, it was the younger players that dominated all our interest for much of the 2013-14 season.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

College hoops free agency? Transfer numbers are up

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS APRIL 20-21 - FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2013, file photo, UNLV's Bryce Dejean-Jones, left, and San Diego State's DeShawn Stephens dive for a loose ball in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Las Vegas.

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Open Mike

Stan Van Gundy: Calipari has more NBA talent at Kentucky than if he went to the Lakers

"I have no idea why he would want to go the Lakers," Van Gundy cracked during his weekly appearance on our Open Mike radio show.

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Detroit Free Press

Columnist: Horford's decision to leave U-M not easy, but educated

Jon Horford gives a speech to the crowd during the Michigan basketball team banquet at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Florida Basketball: Top impact newcomer for 2014-15 season

Over his illustrious 15-year career as the Florida basketball coach, Billy Donovan has built a system that works year after year.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Basketball: Why the "One and Done" is for everyone... Coach Cal just does it better

In today's world of the one and done, or as John Calipari would have it, "succeed and proceed" player, everyone is trying to recruit them.

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Related Topix: Anthony Davis, Sports, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kentucky Wildcats NCAA Basketball, University of Florida NCAA, Billy Donovan

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Prepare to Win: Pray you're not the prey

Winology is both a science and an art. When you employ science, you operate via a plan and stick to it.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

UK notebook: Top-10 moments feature plenty of Aaron Harrison

Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison hit the game-winning three-pointer over Michigan's Caris LeVert to send the Cats to the Final Four last week.

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The Big Lead

Chris Walker and Gators Teammates Showed at Florida Open Gym to Dominate Regular Students

Chris Walker, Scottie Wilbekin, Casey Prather and Kasey Hill showed up at a University of Florida rec center to play some pickup basketball against actual student athletes this week.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

NCAA Final Four: UF brings experience, UK hones talent in tourney

Three times they stood at the door, knocking, only to be turned away. This season, Florida seniors Casey Prather, Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete and Patric Young kicked it off its hinges.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

Hoops (M): Richard Pitino calls Kevin Keatts 'one of the best recruiters in the country'

UNCW tapped into Rick Pitino's impressive coaching tree when it hired Kevin Keatts as its men's basketball coach.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Daniels sparks UConn to 63-53 upset of Florida

DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to help UConn snap Florida's 30-game win streak with a 63-53 upset of the Gators at the Final Four.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Afro American Newspaper

UConn Downs Florida Gators to reach Eighth NCAA Championship Game

Junior forward DeAndre Daniels scored a doubled-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds to help push the No.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Chris Walker returning to Gators for 'one more year'

The 6-foot-10, 212-pound freshman tweeted on Wednesday he planned to return to UF for "one more year," a move that should benefit both Walker and the Gators.

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Sunherald.com

Walker staying 'one more year' at Florida

Walker announced Wednesday via Twitter that he will stay in college for another season, a decision that could make the Gators a contender again in 2015.

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OregonLive.com

Florida Gators commit Brandone Francis talks about Nike Hoop Summit and more: video

Brandone Francis, a 6-5 guard from Arlington Country Day School in Florida, is a player to watch for the World Select Team at the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit.

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Cincinnati.com

Luke Kennard invited to USA Basketball U18 camp

Franklin's Luke Kennard accepted an invitation to the USA Basketball U18 National Team Training Camp in June in Colorado Springs.

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WLBT-TV Jackson

Marshall, McDermott take home AP yearly awards

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall is growing accustomed to being center stage at the Final Four.

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The Florida Times-Union

Jacksonville University hires Tony Jasick as head basketball coach, sources say

JU reached an agreement Tuesday with Tony Jasick, the national mid-major Coach of the Year, to become the 14th basketball coach in school history, sources told the Times-Union.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

BleacherReport

NCAA Championship Game 2014: Breaking Down Key Matchups for UConn vs. Kentucky

After needing overtime to survive St. Joe's in the round of 64, the Connecticut Huskies capped a stunning title run by knocking off the fantastic freshmen of Through a gritty, physical contest, UConn played stout defense and controlled the flow of the game.

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