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LeBron James Among 44 US Olympic Basketball Team Finalists

February 10, 2020 Headed by three-time Olympic medalist LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers), and including nine members of the gold medalist 2016 U.S. Olympic Team, seven gold medalists from the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team and all 12 members of the USA’s 2019 FIBA World Cup Team, 44 athletes were announced by USA Basketball today as finalists for […]

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NCAA MENS BASKETBALL NEWS-TARHEELS-TOURNAMENT-LAS VEGAS

Way-too-early preseason rankings have been out since before the national championship game between Villanova and Michigan, but there’s still much to sort out with the national landscape of the 2018-19 season. We’re still about two weeks away from the early-entry deadline, although the NBA draft combine will help sort out some of the guys who […]

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LARRY BROWN CLOSE WITH MEMPHIS-KANSAS UCLA LAND RECRUITS

 The University of Memphis has offered Larry Brown a full-time position as a consultant on Penny Hardaway’s men’s basketball staff, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations.  School officials are awaiting a final response from Brown. A bit of positive news for Kansas basketball on Wednesday might have gotten lost in the whirlwind […]

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL-KENTUCKY LANDS RECRUIT-MICHIGAN STATE ACCUSATIONS-SEAN MILLER CONTRACT

Kentucky Wildcats landed a commitment from five star prospect E.J. Montgomery on Monday. Montgomery, the top remaining power forward in the ESPN 100, chose the Wildcats over Duke, North Carolina and Vanderbilt. Here’s a look at what he’ll bring to Lexington. By Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting Should Jay Wright leave for the NBA? Yahoo Sports We continue our recruit and […]

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RECRUITING BUILDING PROGRAMS FOR 2019 CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAMS

by Matt Norlander The season is over, but hiring season still rolls on. There are jobs still to be filled in college basketball. Many of them are closing in a hurry, though. Fred Glass says he wants Indiana University basketball to be a perennial contender, and the school’s athletic director is willing to spend like one to get […]

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DONTE DIVINCENZ LEADS VILLANOVA TO THE 2018 NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The No. 1-seeded Villanova Wildcats completed their best season in school history with a dominating 79-62 championship game victory on Monday night over No. 3 Michigan Wolverines. By Matt Norlander The Villanova Wildcats have one of the best offenses ever and one of the greatest five years runs too, by by Reid Forgrave      

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MICHIGAN OUTLASTS LOYOLA CHICAGO-VILLANOVA POUNDS KANSAS

The Michigan junior Moe Wagner spoke about his 24-point, 15-rebound performance in the Wolverines’ win over Loyola Chicago in the national semifinal. Yahoo Sports Videos Duncan Robinson, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman and Jaaron Simmons explains how the Wolverines got the offense on track in Saturday night’s win over Loyola Chicago at the Final Four. The Wolverines freshman Jordan […]