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College Hoops Saturday Recap: Tar Heels Beat Kentucky

December 5th, 2010
Tyler Zeller's double-double led UNC to a needed winWhile you never want to say that a game is a "must-win", make no mistake about the importance of North Carolina getting a win over Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. While Roy Williams' team had wins over UNC Asheville and College of Charleston before losing at Illinois, UNC's play will be measured by its performance in the games against elite competition.

#51 Murray State: 2010-11 Basketball Preview

October 26th, 2010
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Overall Rank: #51

Jon Teitel's Coaches Interview Series: Former Murray State Head Coach Steve Newton

October 18th, 2010
Newton led Murray State to three NCAA appearancesIn the most recent installment in his coaching greats interview series, CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with former Murray State and South Carolina head coach Steve Newton. Newton's accomplishments include four conference titles and three NCAA Tournament appearances in six seasons at Murray before moving on to transition the Gamecocks into the SEC from the Metro Conference. Now retired from coaching, Newton is running a social marketing business with his wife.

Jon Teitel: You played at Indiana State in the early 1960s.

NCAA Tournament Day One Recap: Ohio Blasts Georgetown

March 19th, 2010
Ohio guard Armon Bassett

In one of the wildest opening days in the history of the NCAA Tournament it took a lot to shock the college basketball world. And 97 points may qualify as "a lot", as in the number of points the MAC champion Ohio Bobcats scored in their 97-83 win over third-seeded Georgetown in a Midwest Region first round game in Providence. One-time Indiana Hoosier Armon Bassett scored 32 points while point guard D.J. Cooper added 23 points and eight assists in a dominant performance for John Groce's squad.

Vanderbilt vs Murray St: Odds & Prediction

March 18th, 2010
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West Region Preview & Predictions

March 15th, 2010
While injuries in recent seasons have dropped a team a seed line few have hovered over a region like the right quadriceps injury to Syracuse center Arinze Onuaku. The Orange were rightfully rewarded for their overall body of work, giving them a one seed. However, how much were the penalized for the fifth-year senior’s injury? Thought by many to be a lock along with Kansas and Kentucky, Syracuse was actually slipped in behind Duke and all the way out to Salt Lake City.

Poll: Most Likely 13 or Below Upset?

March 15th, 2010

Murray St 2010 NCAA Tournament Capsule

March 12th, 2010

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College Hoops Saturday Recap: Three More Tickets Punched

March 7th, 2010
Murray State Earns First Berth Since 2006

Cornell got things started on Friday night with their third consecutive NCAA Tournament berth and three more guaranteed themselves spots in the Field of 65 on Saturday. In the most anticipated of the three finals it was Murray State picking up their 30th win of the season, dethroning defending Ohio Valley champ Morehead State 62-51 in Nashville. Isaiah Canaan scored 16 points off the bench to lead the way for Billy Kennedy's team, who will represent the OVC in the Big Dance for the first time since 2006.

College Hoops Thursday Recap: Hummel, Safford Injuries and Their Impact

February 26th, 2010
Purdue Loses Robbie Hummel

Bad news hit West Lafayette and Columbia on Thursday afternoon, with Purdue's Robbie Hummel and Missouri's Justin Safford both going down for the remainder of the season with torn ACLs. The more important ligament on a national level: clearly that would be Hummel's, and his injury could be the difference in seed lines for the Boilermakers. Many have used Kenyon Martin's broken leg back in 2000 as the comparison to Purdue losing Hummel, but that's a bit off when you further examine the cases.