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Former Fresno State player Paul George sells out team’s home opener

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When Fresno State opens the home portion of its schedule against Cal State Northridge, Rodney Terry’s team should be playing in front of a good-sized crowd. Why? Because tickets to the game are free, thanks to Indiana Pacer Paul George. George, fresh off of signing a five-year extension that guarantees him anywhere from $80 million [more]

Pregame Shootaround 12.6.12: Nebraska looks to make a statement

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Each day, CollegeBasketballTalk brings you the “Pregame Shootaround,” which will be posted at 2 p.m. ET and lay out a preview for the slate of games that night. We’ll take a look at some key match-ups and important games, as well as make some predictions and point out what you need to watch for. Take [more]

Duke’s comeback win adds to their resume, Plumlee’s POY candidacy

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You want to talk about impressive wins? No. 2 Duke’s come-from-behind, 72-68 win over No. 4 Ohio State on Wednesday night was impressive for much more than the simple fact that the Blue Devils beat the No. 4 team in the country despite being outplayed for about the first 28 minutes of the game. Three [more]

The Morning Mix

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Last night was the first night of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Michigan got a big home win against North Carolina State thanks to a huge performance from Trey Burke. In Bloomington, Indiana steamrolled over a flat North Carolina squad. Virginia Tech and Maryland were the lone ACC teams to win on night one. But last [more]

North Carolina’s loss was much, much worse than simply a blowout

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This was more than just a loss for No. 14 North Carolina. The 83-59 mollywhopping they took at the hands of No. 1 Indiana on Tuesday night is a legitimate cause for alarm for the folks in Chapel Hill. Why? I thought you’d never ask. Marcus Paige is not a point guard. He’s not Kendall [more]

Markel Starks, Otto Porter lead Georgetown past No. 11 UCLA

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BROOKLYN – This game was supposed to be about Shabazz Muhammad and UCLA. With the nation’s most talented freshman finally getting declared eligible by the NCAA this past Friday, Monday night’s game against Georgetown in the semifinals of the Legends Classic was supposed to be his debutante ball. We’ve all seen the mixtapes. We’ve all [more]