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SoCon's unique transfer rule sidelines Chattanooga's Honor Huff after he followed his old coach to new school

SoCon’s unique transfer rule sidelines Chattanooga’s Honor Huff after he followed his old coach to new school

In April, train Campbell guard Messiah Thompson went public with his dispute regarding the Big South’s bylaw that restricted him from transferring to a school within the conference unless he sat out a redshirt season. The tactic half-worked. The Big South, which was one of two leagues upholding the out-of-step rule, eventually reversed its policy …

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College Basketball 2022-23 Countdown: No. 13 Indiana

College Basketball 2022-23 Countdown: No. 13 Indiana

By John FantaFOX Sports College Basketball Writer Editor’s note: John Fanta is counting down his top 15 college basketball teams at regular intervals leading up to the start of the 2022-23 season. Checking in at No. 13 is Indiana. college basketball is better when the Indiana Hoosiers are a national contender, and that is absolutely …

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Tennessee, Gonzaga Set to Meet at Legends of Basketball Classic

Tennessee, Gonzaga Set to Meet at Legends of Basketball Classic

Powerhouse programs Tennessee and Gonzaga, both of which project as preseason top-10 programs heading into the 2022-23 season, will play in the inaugural Legends of Basketball Classic, a charity exhibition game on Friday, Oct. 28, at the Comerica Center in Frisco, TX. The game is set for 9 pm ET, and iNDEMAND – the largest …

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Tad Boyle reacts to firing of Colorado football coach Karl Dorrell – The Denver Post

Tad Boyle reacts to firing of Colorado football coach Karl Dorrell – The Denver Post

Tad Boyle admits he never got to know Karl Dorrell. Their programs operate across campus from one another, with Boyle’s basketball offices in the CU Events Center and the football program housed in the Champions Center. They met when Dorrell was introduced as CU’s head coach in February 2020. But the onset of the COVID …

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Purdue figures to benefit from versatile, maybe dynamic, frontcourt

Purdue figures to benefit from versatile, maybe dynamic, frontcourt

Matt Painter again believes he has one of the top frontcourts in college basketball, anchored by the new face of Purdue massive-ness, Zach Edey. While this one, though, will again be defined by overwhelming dimensions and power, it may not necessarily be limited roof. Make no mistake here: Edey, coming off two seasons of eye-popping …

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Preseason top 25 power rankings for 2022-23 season

Preseason top 25 power rankings for 2022-23 season

NCAA Basketball Xavier Musketeers forward Jack Nunge Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports We’re finally in the month of September and around 60 days until the start of the 2022-23 NCAA Basketball season. And that means that it’s fully time to start previewing both teams and conferences. That includes looking at the sport in its entirety, with …

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Senior guard, teammates look to boost Auburn's 3-point shooting

Senior guard, teammates look to boost Auburn’s 3-point shooting

AUBURN, Alabama–The 2021-22 Auburn basketball team finished first in the SEC regular season standings, but was in the middle of the pack when it came to three-point percentage. One of the team’s returning players predicts that the Tigers will do a better job with their long-range shooting this season. Zep Jasper noted that …

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Kentucky, Kansas, UNC, Syracuse lead basketball schools whose football teams have been fun to watch

Kentucky, Kansas, UNC, Syracuse lead basketball schools whose football teams have been fun to watch

Duke and Kansas are playing Saturday in a nonconference showdown between unbeaten teams that is drawing national attention. No, basketball season didn’t sneak up on you. The Champions Classic showdown between the Blue Devils and Jayhawks on the hardwood isn’t coming until Nov. 15. This is football, and Saturday’s game between the two is emblematic …

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Would the lowering of the NBA Draft age and ending the one-and-done era help or hurt college basketball?

Would the lowering of the NBA Draft age and ending the one-and-done era help or hurt college basketball?

College basketball is already in an era of transition, as loosened transfer restrictions and the arrival of the name, image and likeness era have changed the calculus in roster construction. Now, another monumental change might be in the works that could have a significant impact on the top of each recruiting class. The NBA and …

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Duke basketball: Jon Scheyer is already winning with players

Jon Scheyer is a rarity among college head coaches. Only three of the 68 head coaches who made the NCAA men’s basketball tournament last season were McDonald’s All-Americans as players. A 2006 McDonald’s All-American and four-year player at Duke, Scheyer’s ability to relate to the players he recruits and coaches helps him on the job. …

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