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Purdue’s playing a deeper bench — with familiar results

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Few teams have leaned on their stalwarts the last few years like Purdue. Whether it was E’Twaun Moore, JaJuan Johnson or a healthy Robbie Hummel, the Boilermakers thrived with guys who could carry the load – and get a boost when needed from the bench. This year’s not too different. Hummel (healthy!) leads the team [more]

Previewing your College Hoops Weekend: Happy New Year!

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Game of the weekend: 12:00 pm: No. 4 Louisville @ No. 3 Kentucky Hopefully Chane Behanan is more accurate in his prediction that this game will “go down as one of the best games in history” than he was about Louisville’s undefeated season. The Battle of the Commonwealth is always going to be a passionate [more]

Seniors rule our preseason All-America team

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Who says everyone jumps early to the NBA? Our 2010-11 college basketball preseason All-America team is filled with upperclassmen. Among the five teams (25 spots), there are 10 seniors – four of whom are on the first team – and eight juniors. What can I say? I’m a believer in experienced players. Who on it? [more]

U.S. Select team gets defensive

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The U.S. Select Team just got a little more select. Kind of. Twenty college players were in Las Vegas last month to train against the 2010 U.S. men’s team. Ten of those players will return for a repeat session Aug. 9-13 in New York to play against the finalists for the U.S. squad. Anything to [more]