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  1. Cal State Northridge forward Michael Lizarraga, only deaf player,...

    Diamond Leung

    Cal State Northridge forward Michael Lizarraga, the nation's only deaf Division I men's basketball player, was granted a waiver by the NCAA on Friday that gives him eligibility to play the final 20 games of the season.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2011
  2. Top Charleston recruit cleared by NCAA

    Diamond Leung

    Charleston freshman Adjehi Baru, the 6-foot-9 native of the Ivory Coast who is ESPNU's No. 59 recruit in the 2011 class, has been cleared to play by the NCAA, the school announced Thursday. Baru's academic record had come under scrutiny and left h...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  3. Bruce Ellington goes for two-sport stardom

    Diamond Leung

    South Carolina point guard Bruce Ellington is what football recruiters call an "athlete." In other words, he can do a lot of things. As a basketball player, the 5-foot-9 Ellington started every game as a freshman and led the Gamecocks in scoring, ...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  4. BYU feels presence of Brandon Davies

    Diamond Leung

    BYU coach Dave Rose told me this afternoon that the status of Brandon Davies remained the same. The 6-foot-9 forward who was suspended for violating the school's honor code and withdrew from school was spotted today at the Marriott Center playing ...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  5. Johnny O'Bryant hopes to go one-and-done

    Diamond Leung

    The addition of freshman Johnny O'Bryant at LSU is a big deal. Bringing in a 6-foot-9 McDonald's All-American who has a presence on the block should do wonders for a team coming off back-to-back 11-win seasons and last-place finishes in the SEC. L...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  6. Cal State Northridge recruit's gift inspires

    Diamond Leung

    Basketball has been good to Compton (Calif.) High's Allan Guei. In May, the 5-foot-9 point guard signed with Cal State Northridge and received a full scholarship to play for the Matadors. In March, he used his skills to win $40,000 to cover college ...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  7. Patric Young's maturation as player could pay off for Florida Gat...

    Diamond Leung

    After being burdened with high expectations as a freshman, Patric Young is ready to take a step forward for Florida.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  8. Mr. Irrelevant has a chip on his shoulder

    Diamond Leung

    Isaiah Thomas had doubters during his college career at Washington, and such is life for a 5-foot-9 player who always exuded such confidence. When he struggled with his shot, he worked to get better. When he was forced into action as a point guard, h...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  9. Guard Lamont 'Mo Mo' Jones transferring from Arizona

    Diamond Leung

    Arizona sophomore point guard Lamont "Mo Mo" Jones is transferring, citing a desire to play close to home in New York, the school announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  10. Josh Selby a no-show at team banquet

    Diamond Leung

    The start of the Kansas season began with top freshman Josh Selby serving a nine-game suspension for accepting impermissible benefits. Selby averaged 7.9 points and 2.2 assists in 26 games, and he seemed to lose confidence after missing three game...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  11. Tyshawn Taylor, Thomas Robinson will return to Kansas

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas will have junior guard Tyshawn Taylor and sophomore forward Thomas Robinson for at least one more season.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2011
  12. Elite Eight preview: Arizona vs. Connecticut

    Diamond Leung

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A look at the Huskies-Wildcats matchup at the Honda Center in Anaheim: No. 5 seed Arizona (30-7) vs. No. 3 seed Connecticut (29-9), 7:05 p.m. ET (CBS) How they got here: Behind a huge 36-point performance from Kemba Walker, U...

    Blog | March 26, 2011
  13. Sweet 16 preview: UConn vs. San Diego St.

    Diamond Leung

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A look at the Aztecs-Huskies matchup here at the Honda Center: No. 3 seed Connecticut (28-9) vs. No. 2 seed San Diego State (34-2), 7:15 p.m. ET (CBS) How they got here: San Diego State needed double overtime to outlast Templ...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  14. Sweet 16 preview: Arizona vs. Duke

    Diamond Leung

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A look at the Wildcats-Blue Devils matchup at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.: No. 5 seed Arizona (29-7) vs. No. 1 seed Duke (32-4) 9:45 p.m. ET (CBS) How they got here: Duke survived Michigan in the round of 32, escapin...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  15. Preview: Saturday in Denver

    Diamond Leung

    No. 13 seed Morehead State (25-9) vs. No. 12 seed Richmond (28-7), 5:15 p.m. ET How they got here: Both 12th-seeded Richmond and 13th-seeded Morehead State staged comebacks against power-conference teams on Thursday. The Spiders beat Vanderbilt 69...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  16. Rapid Reaction: Richmond 69, Vanderbilt 66

    Diamond Leung

    DENVER -- Richmond's Kevin Anderson scored 25 points and had four assists to lead the No. 12-seeded Spiders to a 69-66 upset win against Vanderbilt. His fadeaway with 18.9 seconds left gave Richmond a three-point lead. Rod Odom's 3-point attempt at t...

    Blog | March 17, 2011