1. Mark Cuban Expects LaVar Ball to Send Big Baller Sneakers to Donald Trump

    While on a 12-day tour through Asia, U.S. President Donald Trump reached out to Chinese President Xi Jinping about expediting the shoplifting case involving LiAngelo Ball and UCLA teammates Jalen Hill and Cody Riley...

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  2. UNC Guard Cameron Johnson Will Have Surgery to Repair Knee Injury

    North Carolina guard Cameron Johnson will be out of action for the time being after undergoing knee surgery on Wednesday. Per North Carolina's athletic website , Johnson suffered a torn meniscus during practice on Nov...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 27 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Players Thank Donald Trump; Suspended for China Incident

    UCLA basketball players LiAngelo Ball , Cody Riley and Jalen Hill spoke with the media Wednesday for the first time since they returned home from China after being detained on suspicion of shoplifting...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 27 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. Donald Trump Says LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Players Were Headed for 10 Years in Jail

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that LiAngelo Ball and two of his UCLA basketball teammates were in line for 10-year jail sentences in China before he intervened...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 27 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Coach K Improves to 11-1 in His Career Against Tom Izzo

    Fact: With Duke's 88-81 victory over Michigan State on Tuesday, Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski improves to 11-1 in his career over Spartans coach Tom Izzo...

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  6. Preston Suspension Will Test Kansas Team That's Undermanned and Under Scrutiny

    CHICAGO — The biggest storyline coming out of Kansas' appearance in the Champions Classic on Tuesday was established well before it defeated Kentucky 65-61. Heck, it surfaced before the Jayhawks even left the Ritz-Carlton for the United Center...

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  7. Grayson Allen, Duke Show Ghosts of Last Season Are Gone in Michigan State Win

    CHICAGO — With 2.5 seconds remaining in the first half, Grayson Allen took a handoff from Trevon Duval and squared up to shoot. Midway between the United Center and Champions Classic logos, Allen was safely into NBA three-point range...

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  8. Kansas Uses Balanced Scoring to Escape with Win vs. Kevin Knox, Kentucky

    The No. 4 Kansas Jayhawks added a marquee win to their early resume Tuesday with a 65-61 victory over the No. 7 Kentucky Wildcats in the Champions Classic at the United Center in Chicago...

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  9. Grayson Allen Scores Career-High 37, Powers Duke to Win vs. Michigan State

    Before the 2017-18 college basketball season tipped off, all of the attention in Durham, North Carolina, was directed at the Duke Blue Devils' four new freshman phenoms...

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  10. Billy Preston Out vs. Kentucky After Single-Car Accident; Kansas to Investigate

    Kansas star freshman Billy Preston will not play in Tuesday's game against Kentucky due to an internal investigation following a car accident...

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  11. Marvin Bagley III Won't Return vs. Michigan State After Suffering Eye Injury

    Duke Blue Devils forward Marvin Bagley III was poked in the eye during the first half Tuesday night against the Michigan State Spartans and was ruled out for the remainder of the game shortly after halftime, according to ESPN's Maria Taylor ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 27 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Mohamed Bamba Ruled out vs. New Hampshire with Concussion

    Texas Longhorns big man Mohamed Bamba will miss Tuesday's game against the New Hampshire Wildcats with a concussion. Dana O'Neil of The Athletic cited the school and reported the news...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. 4-Star SG Antwann Jones Commits to Texas A&M, Per HS Coach

    Antwann Jones has given the Texas A&M Aggies a huge recruiting win after pledging to play basketball for the school starting in 2018. Jones' high school head coach at Orlando (Florida) Oak Ridge, Steve Reece , told Scout...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 28 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Players Released, Fly Home from China

    UCLA basketball players LiAngelo Ball ,   Cody Riley   and   Jalen Hill, who were arrested in China on charges of shoplifting, have been allowed to return to the United States on Tuesday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 28 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Donald Trump Hopeful LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Players Will Return to USA Soon

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is hopeful UCLA basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill will soon return to the United States from China. According to the Associated Press (h/t ESPN...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 28 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Marvin Bagley III Is the Unique Duke Star Coach K Has Been Waiting For

    The preseason national title favorite changed in mid-August when Marvin Bagley III reclassified to the 2017 class and signed with Duke...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 28 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Complete Guide to College Basketball's 2017 Champions Classic

    The 2017-18 college basketball season started Friday, but we all know the year doesn't really get underway until the Champions Classic on Tuesday. And this year's rendition of the way-too-early Final Four might be the best ever...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 28 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. Michael Porter Jr. Won't Play for Missouri vs. Wagner Due to Leg Injury

    Missouri Tigers forward Michael Porter Jr . reportedly won't play Monday against the Wagner Seahawks. Sean Farnham of ESPN reported the news, noting Porter played just two minutes ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. AP College Basketball Poll 2017: First Regular-Season Rankings Released

    With only one Top 25 team losing in the first week of the men's basketball season, not much has changed about the Associated Press poll. Duke remains the nation's top-ranked team, followed by Michigan State, Arizona and Kansas...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 29 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. 5-Star PG Darius Garland Commits to Vanderbilt over Kentucky, UCLA and Others

    Darius Garland, a 5-star point guard from the Brentwood Academy in Tennessee, committed to Vanderbilt on Monday, according to Paul Biancardi of ESPN.com. "This was the best fit for me and my family," Garland told Biancardi...

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  21. Report: Donald Trump Asks Xi Jinping for Help Resolving LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Case

    United States President Donald Trump reportedly " personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help in the case of three American college basketball players accused of shoplifting ...

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  22. Duke vs. Michigan State: Champions Classic 2017 Start Time and Live Stream

    Tuesday is one of the few days before the new year in which college basketball will be thrust into the national spotlight, as No. 1 Duke faces No. 2 Michigan State in the first game of the Champions Classic...

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  23. Kentucky vs. Kansas: Champions Classic 2017 Start Time and Live Stream

    There are few times that a game between the Kentucky Wildcats and Kansas Jayhawks isn't the marquee matchup, but that's the case on Tuesday night at the Champions Classic. The No...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 29 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. Mike Krzyzewski Wins 1,000th Career Game as Duke Head Coach

    Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski can check off another milestone on his career resume after earning his 1,000th career victory with the Blue Devils...

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