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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. Prep games moved out of college arenas

    Diamond Leung

    High school kids across the nation are being prevented from playing at some of college basketball's most famous arenas on short notice. Event organizers aren't happy, and preps players and coaches are disappointed they have to reschedule games and wo...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  3. Even at the JV level, Lou Campanelli has never stopped teaching b...

    Diamond Leung

    Lou Campanelli's 21-year college-coaching career ended in controversy, but his tenure with a junior-varsity team reeling from tragedy comes straight from the heart.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  4. Butler monitoring the realignment winds

    Diamond Leung

    Following back-to-back national championship game appearances, Butler has built itself into one of the best college basketball brands in the country. Given changes in the collegiate landscape, might that mean the Bulldogs could be on the move out of ...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  5. Jimmer and friends resurrect hoops tonight

    Diamond Leung

    There's a basketball game on national television tonight, and Jimmer is playing in it. For fans lulled to sleep by the NBA lockout and the lengthy college offseason, the Jimmer's All-Stars event on the BYU campus will feature the professional debu...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  6. Stanford Cardinal hope to regain conference and campus stature --...

    Diamond Leung

    Before the rise of Stanford football, the Cardinal men's basketball team ruled campus. Games were events. Wins were routine. What happened? After back-to-back losing seasons, can the program recapture the magic?

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011
  7. Illinois, West Virginia entertain the troops

    Diamond Leung

    Thanks to Illinois and West Virginia putting together an exhibition scrimmage at Aviano Air Base in Italy during their preseason tours, we have our first glimpse of what college basketball in 2011-12 will look like. This wasn't a pick-up game or a...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  8. 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
  9. Incoming 9th-grader has scholarship offers

    Diamond Leung

    Stephen Zimmerman is a 14-year-old who stands 6-foot-10 and possesses basketball skills not usually exhibited by a child of his age. Before even having played in a single high school game, he already has been offered scholarships by two of the premie...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  10. Karl Benson: WAC a future multi-bid league

    Diamond Leung

    Texas-Arlington after accepting an invitation to join the WAC in 2012 declared Thursday on its website, "It's a whole new ball game." WAC commissioner Karl Benson, speaking to reporters, called the basketball-playing school's addition part of the "ev...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  11. Who is college basketball's tough guy?

    Diamond Leung

    College basketball has a new award, and this one bears the name of former coach and 804-game winner Eddie Sutton. This award is unique in that it honors the national player of the year who played most like a warrior. The Eddie Sutton Tustenugee Aw...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  12. Kyrie Irving still left behind a legacy

    Diamond Leung

    Kyrie Irving's career at Duke lasted 11 games and 303 minutes before he announced he would leave for the NBA draft, the star guard depriving college basketball fans of a full season due to his toe injury. During that short time, his quickness and ...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  13. Beware foreign substances on the court

    Diamond Leung

    Baby powder and pie aren't substances normally found on the basketball court, but they somehow found their way there and even impacted the action in recent games. In Monday's CAA tournament championship game at the Richmond Coliseum won by Old Dom...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  14. Overlooked as a recruit, Norris Cole shines for Cleveland State V...

    Diamond Leung

    Before the hi-top fade and monster box scores, there were doubts Norris Cole would put on a Division I uniform. But Cleveland State offered him his lone D-I scholarship, and the rest is history.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  15. Cousy Award flip-flops on Jordan Taylor

    Diamond Leung

    Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor wasn't named one of the 10 finalists for the Cousy Award, but a huge game in an upset win against top-ranked Ohio State has changed some minds. The Basketball Hall of Fame, which oversees the award for the natio...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  16. College basketball, now in 3D

    Diamond Leung

    College basketball has been full of eye-popping action this week, and guess what? The viewing experience is about to be taken to another dimension on Thanksgiving when ESPN 3D begins televising games. Have your 3D glasses from Avatar saved up? Goo...

    Blog | November 24, 2010