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No. 1 Villanova leads by 44, beats Ewing, Georgetown 88-56

Top-ranked Villanova led by as many as 44 points — 44! — and gave Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing a rude welcome back to the schools' rivalry, handing …

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2018 NCAA Basketball St. John's at Xavier: Preview and Prediction

<b>St. John’s Red Storm (10-8 I 0-6 Big East) versus #11/12 Xavier Musketeers (16-3 I 4-2 Big East)</b><p><b>Where: Cintas Center, Cincinnati, OH</b><p><b>When: Wednesday,</b> …

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College basketball rankings: Oklahoma slips in Trae Young's worst game; Purdue top 5

Kentucky now is at risk of slipping out of the Top 25 (and one)<p>Trae Young is awesome and still the frontrunner for National Player of the Year. But …


Star basketball recruit Joey Hauser enrolls at Marquette this semester

Buy Photo<p>Joey Hauser will be joining the Marquette men's basketball team sooner than expected.<p>Hauser, the Golden Eagles' top 2018 recruit from …

College & University

College Ball Show: Review of the 1st half of the season. Plus, Preview & Banter for all the Marquee Matchups over the next week!

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UCLA Basketball: Can the Bruins get a road sweep this season?

KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 20: Head coach Steve Alford of the UCLA Bruins talks with players during a timeout in the National Collegiate Basketball …

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Big East Basketball: 2017-18 conference power rankings (version six)

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 10: (L-R) Booth<p>The Big East basketball season is off to an awesome start. With highly competitive games every week, the …

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Villanova Wildcats vs. Georgetown Hoyas Odds, College Basketball Betting Pick

The top-ranked Villanova Wildcats (16-1) will try to earn their fourth straight win and improve to 5-1 in Big East play on Wednesday when they visit the Georgetown Hoyas (12-5) as big road favorites at sportsbooks. The Hoyas have dropped four of their last six games since the start of conference …

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Iowa looks for second straight road win

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 09: Jordan Bohannon<p><b>The Iowa men’s basketball team finally entered the win column in conference play last week when they beat</b> …

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Jim Jackson breaks down his Top 5 post players in College Basketball

Jim Jackson ranks the 5 best post players in College Basketball<p>More College Basketball Videos

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No. 1 Villanova shoots 51% from 3-point range in 88-56 rout of Georgetown

Wildcats hit 17 of 33 from deep in their 88-56 rout of Georgetown<p>More College Basketball Videos

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Bill Raftery thinks better days are on the horizon for Patrick Ewing’s Georgetown Hoyas

Bill Raftery talks about Patrick Ewing's young Georgetown team and why fans should be optimistic.<p>More College Basketball Videos

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College basketball today: The implications of Alabama-Auburn, a Big East battle, and more

Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Jan. 16:<p><b>Games of the night</b><p><b>Auburn at Alabama (7 p.m., ET, SEC Network)</b><br>Crazy to think this rivalry game will …

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Villanova administers a beating — and a lesson — to Georgetown

There’s no reason to identify a key stretch in a basketball game decided by 32 points, the largest margin of defeat for any Georgetown team in any Big East game. But if we’re looking for aspects of a Wednesday night in Chinatown to appreciate — to enjoy good, unselfish basketball authored by smart, …

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There Were 2 Major Upsets In College Basketball Tonight

A couple of highly-ranked teams went down tonight.<p>It was dangerous to be a top 25 team in the college basketball world tonight. A couple of …

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Villanova destroys Georgetown, 88-56, in Big East blowout

WASHINGTON — It’s safe to say Georgetown hadn’t seen an opponent like Villanova all season, definitely not during its soft nonconference schedule, …

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Is turning around a college basketball program easier than you’d think?

Whenever a college basketball program spirals downward and a new coach takes over, it’s generally fair to temper expectations.<p>Let the new coach …

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Brad Stevens and Gordon Hayward take in Butler game

The <b>Butler Bulldogs</b> were in town yesterday, and a couple familiar faces attended the game. Butler's former Head Coach, <b>Brad Stevens</b> was in attendance, …


Bracketology 2018: Kansas jumps to the top line

The Jayhawks capped a busy Martin Luther King holiday slate by winning a thriller in Morgantown. Yet West Virginia didn’t tumble all that far after the loss.<p>Indeed, the West Virginia Mountaineers remain on the top line, but as the fourth No. 1 seed overall anchoring the West Region — behind the …


Loveland grad Tatum Rembao making an impact for Creighton women's basketball

Tatum Rembao excelled at everything during her stellar prep career as a Loveland Indian, earning the 2016-17 RH Female Athlete of the Year honors.

Women's Basketball

Xavier readies for shorthanded St. John's challenge

PHOTOS: Xavier hosts Creighton, Jan. 13, 2018<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these photo …

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WATCH: Harry Froling Postgame: Marquette vs. DePaul

Harry Froling answers questions after a 6-point, 9-rebound performance at home against DePaul.<p>MORE FROM YARDBARKER

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She left U-Conn. — and became college basketball’s leading rebounder at George Mason

It’s a 15-minute drive from Natalie Butler’s home to George Mason’s campus, making the school’s basketball facilities as familiar as the living room couch. Butler’s dad has a membership to the RAC, the school’s Recreation and Athletic Complex. She and her younger brother visited the gym dozens and …

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Sports on TV: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

BASKETBALL<p>TIME<p>TV<p><b>Men:</b> Tulsa @ Temple<p>6 p.m.<p>ESPNN<p><b>Men:</b> Dayton @ St. Joseph’s<p>6:30 p.m.<p>CBSSN<p><b>Men:</b> Villanova @ Georgetown<p>6:30 p.m.<p>FS1<p><b>Men:</b> Arkansas @ Florida<p>7 …


Trae Young’s brilliance the only thing we can count on so far

Selection Sunday is less than two months away, which means it’s officially Bracketology season — the time the sport begins to take center stage.<p>It’s …

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Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of January 16, 2018

Maybe it’s recency bias, but this season feels like one of the most unpredictable in recent memory, which makes for an interesting weekly exercise in …

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AP Top 25 Rankings: How do #1 Villanova and #2 Virginia compare?

The Virginia Cavaliers are ranked #2 in the latest AP Poll, the team’s highest rank since 2015. UVA even received one first place vote from the 65 AP …

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Women’s basketball Jan. 16 Bracketology: Tennessee Lady Vols a 2 or 3 seed

KNOXVILLE, TN - JANUARY 21: Tennessee Volunteers fans hold up a cardboard photo of women's basketball coach Pat Summitt during the game against the …

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AP College Basketball Poll 2018: Complete Week 11 Rankings Released

Villanova kept rolling to stay No. 1, but there's a new No. 2 team in college basketball.<p>Virginia continued its ascent of the national rankings in the latest Associated Press poll, as the Cavaliers slotted in behind Villanova after West Virginia lost to Texas Tech and fell out of the No. 2 spot. …

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Defense, Martin fade in Butler's come-from-ahead defeat

Kelan Martin scores 6 points as the Providence Friars get hot against the Butler Bulldogs

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