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With projected No. 1 seeds slumping, the NCAA tournament looks wide open (Yahoo Sports)

Virginia, Villanova and Purdue have combined to lose six games over the past eight days since the selection committee anointed them No. 1 seeds.

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Reggie Lynch is done at Minnesota after dropping his appeals (Yahoo Sports)

The University had found the former Big Ten defensive player of the year responsible in a pair of sexual misconduct cases.

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Villanova's defensive woes have put its Big East title streak in jeopardy (Yahoo Sports)

Villanova's defensive woes have put its Big East title streak in jeopardy

The Wildcats are a game back of Xavier in the loss column entering Saturday’s showdown against the Musketeers.

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Why college athletic directors, presidents and coaches should be scared (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel explains why the NCAA basketball corruption case will change the college sports landscape.

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Is Kentucky in real danger of missing the NCAA tournament? (Yahoo Sports)

The Wildcats have dropped four straight to fall below .500 in the SEC and the remaining schedule features several difficult games.

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College basketball picks for February 14 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Brad Evans offers his picks against the spread for college basketball games including Clemson/Florida St, Kentucky/Auburn, and Nevada/Boise St.

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Why Nebraska is on pace to be this year's toughest bubble team to evaluate (Yahoo Sports)

Why Nebraska is on pace to be this year's toughest bubble team to evaluate

The Huskers are 20-8 overall and 11-4 in the Big Ten, but they’ve only beaten one likely NCAA tournament team all season.

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Sources: Top prospect with ties to federal basketball corruption probe will commit to Villanova (Yahoo Sports)

Sources: Top prospect with ties to federal basketball corruption probe will commit to Villanova

Quinerly is considered one of the country’s best point guards, but he’s ensnared in the pending federal basketball corruption case.

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Buzzer beater caps Bucknell's miracle rally from eight down in last 30 seconds (Yahoo Sports)

Buzzer beater caps Bucknell's miracle rally from eight down in last 30 seconds

Kimbal Mackenzie punctuated the season’s most improbable comeback with a 3-pointer from the right corner as time expired.

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College basketball picks for February 13 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Brad Evans offers his picks against the spread for college basketball games including Kansas/Iowa St, Virginia/Miami, and Oklahoma/Texas Tech.

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College basketball picks for February 13 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Brad Evans offers his picks against the spread for college basketball games including Kansas/Iowa St, Virginia/Miami, and Oklahoma/Texas Tech.

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Forde Minutes: Biggest surprises this college basketball season (Yahoo Sports)

While a few power programs are sliding, five unusual suspects have jumped up to take their place.

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Forde Minutes: How Oklahoma's Trae Young lost his grip on Player of the Year (Yahoo Sports)

Forde Minutes: How Oklahoma's Trae Young lost his grip on Player of the Year

Young and the Sooners have hit a rough patch, which could tank his POY candidacy. Here are five others that could overtake him and win college basketball’s top award.

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Andy Kennedy's successor at Ole Miss may struggle to match his success (Yahoo Sports)

Kennedy will step down at the end of the season after a 12-year tenure that included nine 20-win seasons.

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Five player of the year candidates not named Trae Young (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde runs down some auxiliary candidates for National Player of the Year in college basketball

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Virginia Tech rising after monumental win (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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