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Michael Porter's career at Mizzou could be over before an epic story even started - CBSSports.com

College basketball fans, especially those at Missouri, are robbed of the excitement Porter brought<p>College basketball was robbed of one of its best …

College Basketball

Michael Porter Jr.'s season-ending injury is a stunning blow to college basketball

Missouri top recruit Michael Porter Jr.’s college basketball career is over after two minutes.<p>The school announced Tuesday that the freshman will undergo a microdiscectomy of the L3-L4 spinal discs, and with a recovery of around four months, the team expects Porter to be done for the year. It’s a …

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Michael Porter Jr. will leave a legacy at Mizzou whether he plays again in college or not

I used to be a big Cardinals fan. It’s not that I still don’t root for the Cardinals, I always have and always will. But there was a time where I …

Missouri Tigers

Bagley scores 24 again in Duke win

(Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)<p>Marvin Bagley continued his domination of mid-majors with another 24-point performance against Furman on …

College Basketball

Michael Porter Jr. to undergo surgery, expected to miss season

Michael Porter, Jr. will undergo surgery on Tuesday, Nov. 21, that will cause him to miss the rest of the season, the school announced on Tuesday.<p>The …

College Basketball

LaVar Ball’s CNN interview on refusal to thank Trump as as disastrous as you’d expect

LaVar Ball made it to CNN.<p>He spent 23 minutes being interviewed like by Chris Cuomo before the network cut to a panel discussion for the show’s …

College Basketball

Michael Porter Jr.'s Injury Will Be the NBA Draft's Most Fascinating Storyline

Before Missouri graduate student Kassius Robertson could see Michael Porter Jr. calling for the ball, he pulled up for three. As he did, Porter crashed the boards and came down with a rebound at the bottom of the SEC logo on Missouri's floor. It was the Tigers' first game of the season, and the …

Basketball

Why Changing the One-And-Done Rule Will Only Make Matters Worse for College Basketball

Perhaps the most important college basketball news of last week was broken by an NBA reporter and centered on the NBA’s commissioner and the head of …

College Basketball

Michigan State falls, Kansas rises in AP men's basketball poll

The Champions Classic caused some top 25 commotion.<p>Michigan State’s loss to Duke in the annual event cost the Spartans two spots in this week’s Associated Press top 25 poll.<p>The Spartans fell from No. 2 to No. 4 after the defeat at the United Center. Kansas moved up from No. 4 to No. 3 after beating …

College Basketball

The No-Power Rankings

No team is immune to bad basketball. Big markets, midsized markets, small markets. Older teams and younger teams, injured teams and healthy teams. …

NBA

Top-5 recruit Bol Bol, son of former NBA player, commits to Oregon

Top-five prospect Bol Bol committed to Oregon on Monday.<p>"Next year, I'll be an Oregon Duck," Bol wrote in The Players' Tribune. "About a week after I …

College & University

Andy Katz's Power 36

<i>During Selection Week in March, the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee will select the best 36 at-large teams to join the 32 automatic qualifiers</i> …

College Basketball

2018 NBA Draft Big Board: Top 60 Prospects

With the NBA and college basketball seasons both in full swing, it’s time to start parsing through the player pool and ranking prospects. And with …

College Basketball

To Celebrate His 80th Birthday, Phil Knight Wishes to Watch Local Kids Get Destroyed By Elite College Basketball Teams

When you're a billionaire shoe magnate, you can celebrate your birthday however you want. Nike honcho Phil Knight could celebrate in beautiful …

Oregon

New York Knicks: Checking in on Top 5 2018 NBA Draft prospects

DURHAM, NC – NOVEMBER 17: Marvin Bagley III #35 of the Duke Blue Devils during their game against the Southern University Jaguars at Cameron Indoor …

NBA

NBA Draft Notebook | Anfernee Simons Could Enter 2018 Draft

Week 1 of the college basketball season is in the books, which means it’s time for the second NBA Draft Notebook of the season. This week, we took a …

College Basketball

TOP 25 REWIND: Spartans' Izzo Hopes To See No. 1 Duke Again

<i>By AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer</i><p>Duke and Michigan State offered an early 1-vs-2 gem featuring a preseason All-American, a star-laden freshman …

College Basketball

Michael Porter Jr. to miss third straight game, seeing specialist for injury

Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. will miss his third consecutive game on Monday and will see a specialist.<p>The school declined to comment …

College Basketball

Duke Basketball vs. Furman preview, live stream, odds, prediction

(Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)<p>Duke basketball plays their campus game of the Phil Knight Invitational against the Furman Paladins on Monday …

College Basketball

Creighton deals UCLA its 1st loss of the season

Freshman Mitch Ballock hit four three-pointers and finished with 22 points, Marcus Foster overcame an early shooting slump to score 23, and Creighton dealt No. 23 UCLA its first loss of the season, winning 100-89 on Monday in the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City, Mo..<p>Khyri …

College Basketball

NCAA Basketball: Winners and losers of the week (Edition two)

CHICAGO, IL – NOVEMBER 14: Grayson Allen<p>The NCAA basketball season is just over a week old. In edition two of this series, let’s take a look at which …

College Basketball

Who is Anfernee Simons, the top-10 recruit who could enter the 2018 NBA Draft through a loophole?

Simons is ranked as the No. 8 player in his class by ESPN.<p>A high school basketball player ranked in the top 10 of his national recruiting class could be in the 2018 NBA Draft. Anfernee Simons, a 6’4 guard out of Orlando, is reportedly eligible for June’s draft and is considering going through the …

College & University

2018 NBA Draft Big Board: Mid-November

Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images<p>With the college basketball season finally underway, here is the first of many in-season big boards ahead …

NBA

Trump urges UCLA players to thank China leader for release

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged three suspended UCLA basketball players on Thursday to thank China’s president for their freedom after …

College Basketball

Super-Early Grades for CBB's Top Freshmen in the 2017-18 Season

After years of anticipation, we finally got our first (college basketball) look at many of the top prospects for the 2018 NBA draft. Although, in the case of possible No. 1 overall pick Michael Porter Jr., that first look lasted less than two minutes, and we're not sure when the next look will …

College Basketball

The Grayson Allen Narrative Makeover Is Happening Far Earlier Than Anticipated

Something needs to be done to revamp the first weekend of the college basketball season. The way that the 2017–18 campaign got underway was fine, but …

College Basketball

Duke vs. Southern: College basketball game preview, TV schedule

DURHAM, NC - NOVEMBER 11: Allen<p>After securing the biggest victory of the early season, Duke basketball has all the momentum and accolades in the …

College Basketball

EOTS’ college tipoff NBA Draft Big Board, Part II: Potential No. 1 picks

It’s never too early to start talking 2018 NBA Draft with the direction the Phoenix Suns’ season is heading.<p>Empire of the Suns is rolling out its …

Basketball

Knee-Jerk Reactions to the Start of the 2017-18 NCAA Basketball Season

Knee-jerk reactions in the opening week of the college basketball season are probably more drastic than in any other sport. After seven months of radio silence in which we come up with expectations based on last year's stats and recruiting rankings, one-half of a game can change everything we …

College Basketball

Duke announces signing of epic three-man class

Duke announced the signing of three players in the Class of 2018. All three are ranked among the Top 10 in the class by ESPN.com. <b>R.J. Barrett</b>, <b>Tre</b> …

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