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Manhattan, George Beamon defeat Canisius in critical MAAC game

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Just when it looked like Canisius and Iona were about to make the MAAC a two team race at the top of the conference standings, Manhattan delivered a statement win in Buffalo tonight as they beat Canisius, 84-73. The Jaspers entered the game reeling having lost three of their last five games, dropping them to [more]

Drexel’s Kazembe Abif to miss remainder of season with hand injury

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Drexel junior forward Kazembe Abif will miss the remainder of the season due to a fracture in his left hand, the school announced on Friday evening. Abif suffered the injury in practice on Thursday. He is slated to undergo surgery next week. It’s been far from an easy season for Abif. Prior to suffered the fracture [more]

Arkansas to retire jersey No. 42 in honor of Bill Clinton

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The 2014 NCAA Tournament marks the 20 year anniversary for Arkansas’ NCAA Championship team in 1994. Later this season, as part of celebrating that championship team under coach Nolan Richardson, Arkansas will retire just the second jersey in program history. Ironically enough, it won’t even be a former player’s jersey. Sidney Moncrief, who is the school’s [more]

POSTERIZED: Austin Peay’s Damarius Smith takes off against Murray State

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de8Ytstq548&w=560&h=315%5D Murray State beat Austin Peay in a wild game, 96-88, to improve to 8-1 in the Ohio Valley Conference. What most people will remember from the game, however, is Austin Peay’s Demarius Smith taking off in flight going down the lane. With Austin Peay trailing 76-74 late in the second half, Smith threw [more]

“Unebelievable is Believable Here” — A documentary of VCU’s run in the 2011 NCAA Tournament

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They almost didn’t make it. After losing to Old Dominion in the CAA tournament and sitting at 23-11, it looked like Virginia Commonwealth would be on the outside looking in of the 2011 NCAA Tournament. Many of the college basketball pundits didn’t give them a shot of attaining an at-large bid. The Rams, who were [more]

The top five college basketball local fan bases

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How much do the folks in the state of Kentucky like their college basketball? A whole lot. According to Nielsen, more than 50% of the population in the Bluegrass State has “watched, attended or listened” to both the Kentucky and Louisville basketball programs in the past 12 months. Kentucky checking in at 67% is downright [more]