After Duke’s 60-44 win over Syracuse, the talk wasn’t about the return of Marvin Bagley III or the Blue Devils’ fourth straight win while holding an ACC opponent under 60 points. The talk instead from Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was about the dark cloud hanging over college basketball.
Carbondale is small-town enough to have Saluki paws painted on its main drag. So a trip to Carbondale's sticks – at night, down a twisty, narrowing road – has Loyola's basketball players hearing the banjo twangs from "Deliverance."
Arizona coach Sean Miller sat out against Oregon, a day after ESPN, citing anonymous sources, reported he was heard on an FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to current Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton.
Jonathan Stark scored 20 of his 31 points in the second half, the game was delayed for more than three hours due to a leaky roof, and Murray State rallied from 14 down to earn an outright OVC regular season title with a 73-64 win over Austin Peay.
Winthrop’s Xavier Cooks was one of six senior basketball players recognized Feb. 24, 2018 during the Eagles’ Senior Day ceremony. Cooks’ mom, Josie, traveled 30 hours and over 10,000 miles to see the game.
Xavier Cooks one of six Winthrop seniors recognized Feb. 24, 2018
‘Came shot out of a cannon’: hear from Winthrop’s Pat Kelsey and Xavier Cooks after Asheville game
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Help your school advance in the Imaginary All-Time Big South 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Feb. 20-23