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UCLA out-numbered at Wooden Classic

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It’s no secret that UCLA is facing some tough times. After last seasons’ debacle and this season beginning with Shabazz Muhammad’s eligibility dispute, a loss at home to Cal Poly and Tyler Lamb, THEN Josh Smith leaving the program, it’s safe to say that even with a top-rated recruiting class, the Bruins have essentially picked [more]

CBT Monthly Awards: Duke is Team of the Month, UCLA disappoints

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With November in the books, we have a pretty good sample size to make snap judgments about what we’ve seen. The College Basketball Talk staff got together to share their thoughts on the first month of the college hoops season. Enjoy.   Team of the Month: David Harten: Duke – You can’t argue with a [more]

Weekend Preview: Top storylines to follow

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The Weekend’s Top Storyline: Who bounces back on Saturday, No. 8 Kentucky or Baylor? If you were paying attention, Kentucky’s loss in South Bend to the Fighting Irish shouldn’t have come as a surprise to you. The Wildcats are the youngest team in the country and were playing their first game on the road this [more]

Departed center Joshua Smith graced the cover of UCLA’s game program last night

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With the departure of junior center Joshua Smith, UCLA is down to eight scholarship players. But the news of Smith deciding to leave the program came too late for the people in charge of selecting a cover photo for the game program for Wednesday’s game against Cal State Northridge. Smith graced the cover of the [more]

The Morning Mix

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There were a ton of great games last night. Thanks to a big night from the ACC, the 2012 ACC/Big Ten Challenge ended in a 6-6 draw. Up next is the Big East/SEC Challenge which begins tonight. But let’s not rush to the couch just yet, we have a lot to cover before 7:00 p.m. [more]

Report: Joshua Smith to leave the UCLA program

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According to a report from Tracy Pierson of BruinReportOnline, Joshua Smith has left the UCLA program. Smith didn’t show up to practice Tuesday, and Wednesday indicated to the UCLA coaches he intended to leave the program. The coaching staff then tried to convince him to stay, but many sources are telling us Smith has decided [more]