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  1. UCLA looked 'ready to give up'

    Diamond Leung

    Montana point guard Will Cherry came face-to-face with UCLA last night during the Grizzlies' 66-57 win at Pauley Pavilion and loved what he saw. It was a discombobulated Bruins team, looking like it had final exams to take the next day and had sta...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  2. Saint Mary's to grow out mustaches

    Diamond Leung

    The outstanding beard that used to dominate Saint Mary's guard Matthew Dellavedova's face is no more. Gone is the goatee of top returning scorer Rob Jones. In fact, the entire Saint Mary's team, including coaches, shaved off all their facial hair ...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  3. NCAA tourney bans could come this season

    Diamond Leung

    College basketball teams that don't carry an Academic Progress Rate of at least 900 could face a ban from the NCAA tournament as soon as this season, NCAA president Mark Emmert said today, and according to Bloomberg, he noted that Connecticut would h...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  4. Runnin' Rebels launch 'Let's Run' campaign

    Diamond Leung

    The sight of new coach, yet familiar face, Dave Rice commanding his players to run and bring back a more uptempo style of attack should resonate with UNLV fans looking forward to a return to the program's glory days. And because the bloodlines of ...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  5. Sean Miller has Arizona recruiting at No. 1

    Diamond Leung

    If you're an Arizona fan, you'll love the video from Yay Area's Finest, a compilation of top recruit Brandon Ashley's greatest hits. If you root for any other team in the Pac-12, the thought of having to face the No. 4-ranked recruit in the 2012 c...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  6. Reds give Amir Garrett a $1 million bonus

    Diamond Leung

    There are one million and one reasons why St. John's signee Amir Garrett should have woken up today with a big smile on his face. An ESPNU top-100 recruit in the 2011 class, Garrett agreed to terms last night on a contract with the Cincinnati Reds...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  7. Illinois, West Virginia to perform for troops

    Diamond Leung

    College basketball teams aren't usually able to scrimmage one another during preseason tours, but the NCAA is making an exception for Illinois and West Virginia when they travel to Italy next month. The two teams are scheduled to face off Aug. 17 ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  8. Jared Sullinger still looking to lose weight

    Diamond Leung

    Jared Sullinger certainly didn't come back for his sophomore season at Ohio State to get complacent. As the national player of the year candidate told Andy Katz last month, he's looking to lose some weight and work on a face-up game while still servi...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  9. Seattle a conference tourney destination?

    Diamond Leung

    Today was a big day for the Pac-12 with the official additions of Colorado and Utah to the conference. It was the culmination of a lot of work put in by commissioner Larry Scott to change the face of the league. Everything from its membership and tel...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  10. Rick Pitino unhappy with Big East schedule

    Diamond Leung

    The Big East released its conference schedule today, and it's always an interesting deal to see which three opponents each team gets to face twice in the 18-game format for the 16-team league. Louisville issued its press release noting it would pl...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  11. UConn down to 10 scholarships next season

    Diamond Leung

    Defending national champion Connecticut had been expected to face penalties for its Academic Progress Rate score, and now we know that the Huskies will indeed lose two scholarships next season. Here's the report showing that UConn's multiyear average...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  12. Hinkle Fieldhouse to undergo 'preservation'

    Diamond Leung

    Butler is basking in the glow of back-to-back national championship game appearances, and pretty soon the school's charming home arena will undergo a face lift. But don't call the $25 million project a renovation of Hinkle Fieldhouse. According to...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  13. Utah lawmaker wants local teams to face off

    Diamond Leung

    Utah and Utah State have played 223 games in a long-running rivalry that dates back to the 1908-09 season, but it might be over with Utah moving to the Pac-12 and no longer willing to play at Utah State. However, if Utah state senator and USU fan ...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  14. Disappointed Wildcats fall just short

    Diamond Leung

    HOUSTON -- DeAndre Liggins sat in his chair, alternating between rubbing his eyes and burying his face in his hands. Terrence Jones barely spoke above a whisper, needing time to compose himself while discussing what it felt like to fall short of t...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  15. Joshua Smith expects tough crowd at UW

    Diamond Leung

    UCLA center Joshua Smith, one of the top freshmen in the Pac-10, returns home tonight when the Bruins face a tough challenge at Washington as they try to stay in first place. Smith was raised in a Seattle suburb and his brother played football for...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  16. Jimmer Fredette not getting star treatment?

    Diamond Leung

    BYU coach Dave Rose said Monday that star player Jimmer Fredette should expect to face more physical play from Mountain West Conference defenders trying to stop him and that officials won't always be consistent in how they call the games. "Jimmer ...

    Blog | February 14, 2011