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  1. BYU loses sixth man for Baylor game

    Diamond Leung

    BYU forward Stephen Rogers will miss Saturday's big game against Baylor and between two to four weeks while recovering from surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. Rogers, a versatile 6-foot-8 playe...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  2. Kansas signee commits to Fresno State

    Diamond Leung

    Braeden Anderson, a top-50 power forward who wasn't able to attend Kansas as a partial qualifier, will go to Fresno State instead and look to become eligible next season, according to the Lawrence Journal-World. "I did not want to commit to two ye...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  3. Kansas 'surprised' to be picked first

    Diamond Leung

    The Big 12 preseason poll, as voted on by the league's coaches, featured a familiar theme: Don't bet against Kansas. Despite losing the Morris twins to the first round of the NBA draft and adding seven newcomers, the Jayhawks tied with a veteran T...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  4. Another side to TCU's potential Big 12 move

    Diamond Leung

    TCU appears on the verge of ending its Big East affiliation before it began and going to the Big 12 instead, and it's safe to say its struggling basketball program wasn't much of a factor in that decision-making process. But while the news has Louisv...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  5. Rick Barnes pitches in to help group home

    Diamond Leung

    Tara Hall is a group home located in Georgetown, S.C., and it's for at-risk boys who have been abused, neglected, or are troubled and hope to turn around their lives. It relies on donations of money, supplies and time to keep going after 40 years in ...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  6. Hoops super conferences and the Pac-12

    Diamond Leung

    Last month as Texas A&M was on the verge of bolting from the Big 12, I asked Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott given his previous prediction of an eventual world with super conferences how he thought that might affect college basketball. Scott d...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  7. Frank Haith says he 'did nothing wrong'

    Diamond Leung

    Missouri coach Frank Haith previously hadn't said much about Miami booster Nevin Shapiro's allegations in a Yahoo! Sports story reporting the coach knew about a $10,000 payment to the family of then-Hurricanes recruit DeQuan Jones. But now Haith, ...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  8. Morris twins' mom honored for an assist

    Diamond Leung

    Thomasine "Angel" Morris, the mother of former Kansas twin forwards Marcus and Markieff Morris, will receive an award from a local crisis center for helping teammate Thomas Robinson, according to the University Daily Kansan. According to a press rel...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  9. Bill Self says realignment is hypocritical

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas is finding itself in an uncertain situation, as the possibility of a Big 12 collapse could leave the school in search of a new conference. Who knows what the future holds for the Jayhawks? Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger has express...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  10. An NCAA tourney ban? It's getting real now

    Diamond Leung

    In one fell swoop, the NCAA has decided that college basketball teams that don't perform up to par in the classroom will not be able to experience their one shining moment. The NCAA's Division I Board of Directors on Thursday unanimously approved ...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  11. Foreign tours come with language barriers

    Diamond Leung

    Hawaii is currently in China on its preseason tour and already has its go-to guy when it comes to overcoming any language barriers it might encounter there. Hauns Brereton, a junior college transfer from Tennessee, spent two years in Taiwan servin...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  12. Bracket reveal: 76 Classic

    Diamond Leung

    Tournament bracket for the 76 Classic When and where: Nov. 24-25, 27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Initial thoughts: Lon Kruger gets an opportunity to win a 76 Classic championship for a second straight year, but it'll be ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  13. Bracket reveal: 2K Sports Classic

    Diamond Leung

    When and where: Nov. 17-18 at Madison Square Garden in New York (each of the four featured teams will host two games on their home floor prior to the semis) Semifinal schedule for the 2K Sports Classic benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer Nov. 17: Texas...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  14. Ex-K-State guard has world's largest tonsils

    Diamond Leung

    Kansas State coach Frank Martin might be the man known for his full-throated screaming, but it's one of his former walk-ons who was recently named the Guinness World Records holder for the largest tonsils. Justin Werner, who played 16 games for th...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  15. Tony Mitchell's bumpy road leads to UNT

    Diamond Leung

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Dec. 17 is supposed to be the big day. After a frustrating year spent in limbo, that's when blue-chip recruit Tony Mitchell is expected to become academically eligible for North Texas and finally be able to put on a coll...

    Blog | July 19, 2011
  16. ISU's Royce White is thinking really big

    Diamond Leung

    Iowa State, after remaking its roster, figures to at least get out of last place in the Big 12 in the coming season. The Cyclones' transfers are getting eligible and ready to make an impact, and chief among them is Royce White, the 2009 Mr. Basketbal...

    Blog | July 18, 2011