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Former Arizona basketball coach Lute Olson was in good condition Monday after suffering a minor stroke over the weekend, the university announced Monday. Olson, 84, was admitted to Banner-University Medical Center on Saturday. “He is likely to make a full recovery but will likely need some rehabilitation therapy after his discharge from the hospital,” David
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3:59 PM ET John GasawayESPN Insider Close ESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal Round 1 of North Carolina vs. Duke is Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN. So who ya got? Let’s consider… The case for North Carolina
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It’s disrespect season in college basketball. For the next month, coaches throughout college basketball will be complaining about how their league doesn’t get enough respect from unnamed bracketologists, pundits and metrics systems, and exclaiming how their conference season has been a crucible just this side of the Battle of Stirling Bridge (“The English are too
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Quinnipiac guard Cameron Young scored 55 points during his school’s 107-100 triple-overtime victory over Siena on Sunday, the most points scored by a Division I player in more than 10 years. Young, a graduate student, added 10 rebounds to become the first Division I player in the last 20 seasons with 55 points and 10
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Why should the NBA have all the All-Star fun? This week, we’re hypothesizing what a collegiate all-star team would look like, if created in the NBA’s classic (and former) East vs. West style. UK has teased us before, but Saturday’s takedown of top-ranked Tennessee was impossible to fake. Here’s your updated source for all the
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Rick Pitino is a champion again. The former Louisville coach led Panathinaikos to the Greek Cup Championship by beating PAOK in the final 79-73 on Sunday. Hired in December by the Athens club, Pitino took over a team that featured several players with NBA or NCAA ties. Florida Gators product and former Memphis Grizzlies point
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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Iowa is living by the last-second shot these days. Joe Wieskamp banked in a 3-pointer from the corner with less than a second to play and the No. 21 Hawkeyes (20-5, 9-5 Big Ten) won their fourth straight game with a miraculous 71-69 win over Rutgers on Saturday. The game-winning shot came
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Five days after watching a 23-point second-half lead disappear, No. 16 Louisville found itself on the brink of another calamity on Saturday. The Cardinals beat Clemson 56-55, but they led by seven with 17 seconds remaining, and the Tigers had two chances in the final seconds to walk off the court with
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Five days after watching a 23-point second-half lead disappear, No. 16 Louisville found itself on the brink of another calamity on Saturday. The Cardinals beat Clemson 56-55, but they led by seven with 17 seconds remaining, and the Tigers had two chances in the final seconds to walk off the court with
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