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Feb 21

USC guard ensnared in FBI investigation withdraws from school to prepare for pro career (Yahoo Sports)

USC guard ensnared in FBI investigation withdraws from school to prepare for pro career

De’Anthony Melton is considered a potential late first-round pick even though he has not played a game this season for the Trojans.

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Feb 21

How a long-downtrodden program now has college basketball's longest win streak (Yahoo Sports)

Only four years ago, Grambling State had lost 46 straight games against Division I teams. Now the Tigers are riding a national-best 11-game win streak.

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Feb 20

John Beilein passes on chance to declare Michigan the rightful 2013 national champs (Yahoo Sports)

Beilein was asked Tuesday if his Michigan team should be considered the rightful 2013 champions after the NCAA stripped Louisville of the national title.

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Feb 20

Forde Minutes: 5 teams that have surged onto the bubble (Yahoo Sports)

Forde Minutes: 5 teams that have surged onto the bubble

Steve Alford and UCLA didn’t have much hope of making the NCAA tournament a month ago. Now they are alive and on the bubble. Who else is flirting with a tourney bid now?

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Feb 20

NCAA teams who have surged onto the tourney bubble (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde runs down five February turnarounds.

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Feb 20

7 college basketball coaches on the hot seat (and 4 others to watch) (Yahoo Sports)

There are at least seven jobs in power conferences that seem likely to open in the coming weeks. Pat Forde takes a look at those — followed by four more to watch — in the first half of Forde Minutes.

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Feb 19

Is it myth or reality that Kansas gets a favorable whistle at Allen Fieldhouse? (Yahoo Sports)

Is it myth or reality that Kansas gets a favorable whistle at Allen Fieldhouse?

Opponents have long complained Kansas gets too many calls at home. Yahoo Sports examined the numbers to see if it’s sour grapes or not.

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Feb 19

Five college basketball teams who have ‘righted the ship’ (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde runs down five college basketball teams who can still make the NCAA tournament after a recent turnaround.

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Feb 19

Bounce back week has Kansas back on the rise (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Brad Evans looks at his biggest risers and fallers on his bracket big board after last week’s college hoops contests.

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Feb 18

Bob Huggins chastises referees after West Virginia's latest second-half collapse (Yahoo Sports)

Huggins on Kansas’ 35-2 edge in foul shots: “I’ve been doing this 40 years. I don’t think I’ve ever been in a game where we shot two free throws.”

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Feb 18

Meet NCAA tournament's most improbable bubble team (Yahoo Sports)

Meet NCAA tournament's most improbable bubble team

Notre Dame’s record doesn’t have the Irish in any kind of NCAA tournament conversation. But with a late push, anything’s possible.

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Feb 18

Villanova extends its reign over Xavier with impressive victory in Big East showdown (Yahoo Sports)

Not only has Villanova won 10 of 11 games against Xavier in the Big East, the average margin of victory has been a whopping 18.4 poi

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Feb 17

Can Oklahoma emerge from its tailspin in time to salvage an NCAA bid? (Yahoo Sports)

The Sooners have dropped eight of their last 10 games culminating in a 77-66 home loss to unranked Texas on Saturday.

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Feb 17

Northwestern warned its fans not to taunt Michigan State about Larry Nassar (Yahoo Sports)

The university placed handouts on each seat in its student section threatening to remove anyone who did not show proper respect.

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Feb 16

Report: Michigan State walk-on investigated for criminal sexual conduct (Yahoo Sports)

Michigan State has come under fire recently for its handling of sexual assault allegations against football and basketball players.

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Feb 16

Cheerleader ejected for heckling during Arizona's victory at Arizona State (Yahoo Sports)

An Arizona cheerleader was ejected Thursday at Arizona State. When Arizona won on its rival’s home floor Thursday night, one of the Wildcats’ cheerleaders was not around to see it. Referees ejected him midway through the second half of his school’s 7…

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