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Valentine returns to court after retirement talk

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 20:17
Less than a week after saying he was contemplating retirement, referee Ted Valentine was on the court officiating the Syracuse-Virginia game Tuesday night. Valentine was criticized last Wednesday after turning his back to North Carolina's Joel Berry.

Kentucky G Green (back strain) out vs. A&M

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:16
Kentucky point guard Quade Green will miss Tuesday night's game against Texas A&M with a back strain.

Texas guard Andrew Jones out vs. TCU

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:22
Texas guard Andrew Jones remains sidelined with an undisclosed illness and will not play Wednesday night against No. 16 TCU.

Minnesota suggests expulsion for Reggie Lynch

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:19
A University of Minnesota panel has recommended that Gophers center Reggie Lynch be expelled after he was found "responsible" for sexual misconduct toward a woman in April 2016 -- one of three women to accuse the center of assault.

Capital One Fan Vote: Who should be No. 1?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:25
The college basketball season is in full swing. Which team should be No. 1? Vote in the Capital One poll to tell us your pick.

Bilas: Making sense of a season that makes no sense

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 09:13
The official race to crown a national champion -- a true national champion -- begins now. So, enter The Bilastrator, whose mind looks at the chaos of this season and explains it all while coming up with the undisputed best 68 teams in the land.

UConn forward Cobb suspended indefinitely

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 21:36
UConn forward Eric Cobb has been suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team. The school announced the move on Monday but did not disclose details about Cobb's transgression.

Report: Judge orders Pitino settlement talks

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 19:38
A judge has ordered attorneys for Rick Pitino and the University of Louisville Athletic Association to engage in settlement talks, according to a report from the Louisville Courier-Journal.

College basketball's biggest questions (and answers)

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 19:12
This season has been a little crazy. That much we know. But there are more questions about what happens between now and Selection Sunday. It's time to look at the questions -- and the answers.

Assault case resumes for N.C. State's Johnson

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 16:53
The felony assault case involving suspended North Carolina State guard Markell Johnson will resume next week in his home state of Ohio.

Duke backup C Bolden out for game vs. Pitt

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 14:17
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says the seventh-ranked Blue Devils will be without backup center Marques Bolden for Wednesday night's game at Pittsburgh.

Kansas has a depth problem, which could lead to a big Big 12 problem

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 13:53
Kansas wins the Big 12. That has been a given for more than a decade. But now, an issue big enough to end the streak is showing. Could depth finally bring an end to the Big 12 run?

Villanova back as No. 1 in AP men's hoops poll

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:10
Villanova returned to the No. 1 spot in the new AP men's basketball poll Monday after an upset-filled week that included losses by No. 1 Michigan State and No. 2 Duke.

Calipari says Kentucky has to get tougher

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:10
Kentucky coach John Calipari says that his Wildcats have to get tougher to be competitive in the SEC this season.

Everything you need to know to catch up on college basketball

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:07
College football is over. So that means it's time to really get locked in on hoops. Haven't followed Trae Young? You're missing a show. Wondering who is the best team? Us, too. What's with Duke? And Kentucky? And Kansas? Let us catch you up.

Vitale's weekly awards

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 09:01
It was a good week for Colorado, which knocked off Arizona and Arizona State.

Michigan State's loss highlights that the Big Ten is a mess -- and boring

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 20:41
The Buckeyes' upset of the Spartans means the Big Ten as a whole is giving its fans little to care about this season.

College hoops Power Rankings: What happens when everyone loses?

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 14:20
One team loses, so the next in line moves up. Right? Unless that team loses, and so does the one behind it. Yeah, welcome to a weird college basketball season.

Referee who turned back considers retirement

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 10:12
Referee Ted Valentine told The Athletic that he is considering retirement because he is taking so much heat over turning his back on North Carolina's Joel Berry II.

Drama with Duke, Trae Young and the SEC give us another wild Saturday

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 00:19
NC State clobbered the Blue Devils for the day's big upset, and West Virginia made things difficult for Trae Young and OU. And that's not all.