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Feb 11

Five takeaways from the selection committee's preliminary bracket reveal (Yahoo Sports)

What the selection committee got right, what it got wrong and what we can learn from its approach in advanc

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Feb 11

Big East lands pair of No. 1 seeds in Sunday's midseason bracket reveal (Yahoo Sports)

Villanova and Xavier joined No. 1 overall seed Virginia and Purdue

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Feb 11

Gonzaga avenges previous loss to Saint Mary's by neutralizing Jock Landale (Yahoo Sports)

Gonzaga avenges previous loss to Saint Mary's by neutralizing Jock Landale

The All-American candidate only attempted four shots as the Zags’ crisp double teams repeatedly forced the ball out of his hands.

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Feb 11

Dizzying week of upsets lends mystery to Sunday's midseason bracket reveal (Yahoo Sports)

Villanova, Virginia and Xavier have strong cases for a No. 1 seed on Sunday, but the fourth team on the top seed line will be a tough choice.

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Feb 10

Miles Bridges sinks late go-ahead 3-pointer to help Michigan State topple Purdue (Yahoo Sports)

Miles Bridges scored 20 points including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left. Immediately after beating third-ranked Purdue with the biggest shot of his college career on Saturday afternoon, Miles Bridges back-pedaled down court at the Bresli…

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Feb 10

Miles Bridges sinks late go-ahead 3-pointer to help Michigan State topple Purdue (Yahoo Sports)

Bridges has received criticism all season for shooting too many jumpers, but he hit a big one Saturday to keep the Spartans in the Big Ten race.

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Feb 10

Does Trae Young still deserve player of the year if Oklahoma continues to flounder? (Yahoo Sports)

Young still leads the nation in points and assists per game, yet the Sooners have dropped six of eight and may fall out of the AP Top 25 on Monday.

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Feb 09

Michael Porter Jr. says he'll play for Missouri this season if his doctors clear him (Yahoo Sports)

Michael Porter Jr. says he'll play for Missouri this season if his doctors clear him

The future NBA lottery pick has not played since Nov. 10 after undergoing back surgery. He insists he’s not worried about showing rust or risking reinjury.

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Feb 09

Nebraska players unite against racism in response to white nationalist's chilling video (Yahoo Sports)

The Huskers will don “Hate Will Never Win” T-shirts and film a public service announcement to try to combat bigotry on campus.

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Feb 09

Effort and experience trump talent as North Carolina rallies to defeat Duke (Yahoo Sports)

The Tar Heels took care of the ball, dominated the offensive glass and exploited defensive miscues en route to a crucial victory over their biggest rival.

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Feb 08

Josh Pastner adamantly disputes sexual assault allegation made against him (Yahoo Sports)

Josh Pastner adamantly disputes sexual assault allegation made against him

A lawsuit alleges the Georgia Tech coach committed sexual assault in 2016. Pastner’s attorney said Thursday the accusation is part of a failed blackmail attempt.

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Feb 08

Bruce Pearl doing his best work under cloud of uncertainty; can he survive at Auburn? (Yahoo Sports)

Bruce Pearl doing his best work under cloud of uncertainty; can he survive at Auburn?

Off the court, Pearl’s program is immersed in a federal investigation. On it, the Tigers are better than ever. With a checkered past and an uncertain future, Pearl is trying to weather the storm.

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Feb 08

Bruce Pearl doing his best work under cloud of uncertainty; can he survive at Auburn? (Yahoo Sports)

Bruce Pearl doing his best work under cloud of uncertainty; can he survive at Auburn?

Off the court, Pearl’s program is immersed in a federal investigation. On it, the Tigers are better than ever. With a checkered past and an uncertain future, Pearl is trying to weather the storm.

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Feb 08

Injury to leading scorer Caleb Martin threatens to derail Nevada's season (Yahoo Sports)

Martin is out indefinitely with a ligament injury in his left foot. The 6-foot-7 forward averaged a league-best 19.8 points per game.

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Feb 08

WHO WILL WIN: #12 Gonzaga vs. #11 St. Mary’s (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports looks at who will win Saturday’s game between #12 Gonzaga and #11 St. Mary’s. Will Jock Landale dominate? Will Josh Perkins or Emmett Naar have a better game?

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Feb 08

Projected 11th in the Big Ten, Ohio State has instead ascended to the top of the league (Yahoo Sports)

Projected 11th in the Big Ten, Ohio State has instead ascended to the top of the league

The Buckeyes’ comeback victory at Purdue on Wednesday cemented them as Big Ten title threats and Chris Holtmann as a candidate for national coach of the year.

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