College Basketball

LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball's Lithuania: Darkness, empty stands and a meat-peddling coach - CBSSports.com

The Ball brothers better put their heads down and focus on basketball, according to Billy Baron<p>Billy Baron knows what it's like in Lithuania. After …

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Watch LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball get a preview of what to expect in Lithuania in funny video

Hope you enjoy Lithuania, LaMelo! Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports<p>LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball signed one-year contracts with Prienu Vytautas of the …

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Brunson leads No. 1 Villanova in rout of Temple

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Brunson had 22 of his career-high 31 points in No. 1 Villanova's dominating first half and Omari Spellman scored 27 to help lead the Wildcats to an 87-67 rout of Temple on Wednesday night.<p>Donte DiVincenzo added 12 points for Villanova (11-0), which won its unprecedented …

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Predicting the winner of every bowl game, from Troy-North Texas to Alabama-Clemson

Take a look at how close these games are expected to be, and it’s clear we’ve got a great bowl season coming.<p>Bowl season begins on Dec. 16 with five FBS contests (and the FCS Celebration Bowl). It basically plays out in four rounds:<p>The first round stretches from this Saturday through Christmas Eve. …

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Let Me Ride

“I’m giving you the keys to the Maserati, man. Please tell me you can drive this car.”<p>That was the quote John Calipari gave us this past summer when …

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LaVar Ball achieves his goal with three pros, but was it done at LiAngelo’s and LaMelo’s expense?

The brothers signing with Lithuanian team is part of the ‘better plan,’ but it’s a huge gamble<p>Boston College guard Jerome Robinson leaped onto the …

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Barkley calls out LaVar for being a bad father, 'exploiting' Lonzo, LiAngelo, LaMelo - CBSSports.com

Barkley did not hold back with his opinion of the Big Baller Brand patriarch<p>If there's one thing we know about Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, it's …

Sports

Lonzo Ball Dragged After Trolling Nas With Photoshopped 'Illmatic' Hoodie in NYC

After Lil B threatened to curse Lonzo Ball for disrespecting hip-hop legend Nas back in October, you'd think the Lakers star would know better than …

Music

Lonzo Ball knows where the camera is

Lonzo Ball showcased his talents and some emotion in the Garden on Tuesday night.<p>The Lakers traveled to the mecca of basketball on Tuesday night to …

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Wallace scores 20, No. 6 Baylor routs McNeese State 95-34

Kristy Wallace scored 20 points and No. 6 Baylor opened on a 27-3 run to rout McNeese State 95-34 on Wednesday.<p>Kalani Brown had 17 points and 16 …

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Women's basketball: CSUN's Fluker records four consecutive double-doubles to lead top players

Every week, NCAA.com's Starting Five will bring you a look at some of the top women's basketball players in the country. Here are the standout …

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College Basketball Made Louisville, Then Broke It

The first basketball practice was just days away, and in Louisville the expectations were high. Although the University of Louisville Cardinals had …

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WATCH: UNC Basketball's Breakout Star: Luke Maye

Luke Maye has been a star for UNC basketball during the first month of the 2017-18 season. Maye is 3rd in the ACC in scoring with 19.9 PPG and 2nd in …

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UNC Football: Logan Byrd to transfer from North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 18: A general view as the sun sets during the game between the Western Carolina Catamounts and the North Carolina Tar …

College & University

College Basketball Futures Watch Part I: Picking teams bet-on and to sell

<i>Over the course of the next three days, we at College Basketball Talk will be cruising through the best, the most surprising and the most</i> …

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The Lakers Want LaVar Ball to Shut Up For Lonzo’s Benefit

Three months into Lonzo Ball’s rookie season in the NBA, it seems the Los Angeles Lakers have had enough of his father’s hectoring.<p>A report from …

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Nick Wright’s take on Lonzo Ball’s performance against the Knicks last night

Nick Wright talks Lonzo Ball after his game last night in Madison Square Garden against the New York Knicks.<p>More First Things First Videos

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Hoosiers in the NBA: Oladipo playing at an All-Star level

Eight former Hoosiers are on NBA rosters this season, including two rookies in OG Anunoby and Thomas Bryant. Periodically, we’ll be keeping you up to …

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Duke’s defense is bad again. Can they fix it in time to be national champs?

Duke has the highest ceiling of any team in the country if they can learn how to defend.<p>Duke has made a habit out of playing with fire early in the season. On Saturday, the (now former) No. 1 team in the country finally got burned.<p>Boston College scored on Duke at will on its way to a 89-84 home …

Sports

Could Michael Porter Jr. actually return this season?

Michael Porter Jr.’s college career was thought to be over before it really started, but a noted medical opinion has come with optimism.<p>Leading up to …

College Sports

Sports Roundup: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

<b>BASKETBALL</b><p><b>NBA G LEAGUE</b><p><b>Western Conference</b><p><b>Midwest Division</b><p><b>Wednesday’s Games</b><p>Iowa at Memphis, 7 p.m.<p>Sioux Falls at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.<p><b>IOWA COLLEGE …

College & University

How would Michigan fare without Moritz Wagner?

AUSTIN, Texas -- There's never a good time for an injury. But if Moritz Wagner's right ankle causes him to miss a few games, Michigan should be …

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Here's when college basketball's last six unbeaten teams could lose their first game - CBSSports.com

Will any of these six teams make it to 2018 without their first loss?<p>Parity is not a synonymous term with college basketball, but early returns are …

Sports

South Jersey boys' basketball preseason Top 25

<b>1. Shawnee (29-3 last season):</b> The Renegades return all five starters from a South Jersey Group 4 championship team that pushed North Jersey power …

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NBA Mock Draft 2018: Alabama’s Collin Sexton Sets The Tone At Point Guard

The 2017 NBA Draft was praised for its depth at the point guard position. No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz may be sidelined right now but, with the then-Washington star operating in tandem with Lonzo Ball, Dennis Smith Jr., De’Aaron Fox and Frank Ntilikina, last year’s point guard class was both deep and …

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2018 NBA Mock Draft (lottery edition): Ayton, Doncic in play at No. 1

June is far away, but that shouldn't stop us from predicting what the 2018 NBA Draft may look like. Here, we go through the potential lottery …

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Louisville sues Rick Pitino for potential monetary damages from vacated wins

Hours after the University of Louisville made a last-gasp argument to keep its 2013 men’s basketball national title came a sign the hearing may not …

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KU Jayhawks Q&A: Vick, starters, Beaty ... and yes, Preston and De Sousa

We’re back for another Kansas Q&A. Thanks for the questions, and please follow me on Facebook if you haven’t yet. (Seriously, go click “like” if you …

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Flo50 Boys Team Rankings 2017 - Final Flo50 Team Rankings Dec 13

Rank<p>Team<p>Last Result<p>Comments<p>1<p>1<p>They won NXN with the best team score in meet history: 89 points.<p>2<p>6<p>Finished second at NXN.<p>5<p>6<p>Finished fifth at …

Athletics

ESPN tabs Desmond Bane as "one of the most exciting players" in CBB

Off to a sensational start in his sophomore year, TCU guard Desmond Bane is receiving praise on a national level, including being named one of …

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