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  1. Nonconference schedule analysis: Others

    Diamond Leung

    All week, ESPN.com has been breaking down the nonconference schedules of each and every team in a dozen leagues. On Tuesday, we began with the ACC, SEC and C-USA. On Wednesday, we continued with the Big East, Atlantic 10 and Colonial. We devoted T...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  2. Cal walk-on destroyed the SAT

    Diamond Leung

    Raffi Chalian is a 5-foot-11 freshman walk-on who is getting his opportunity to play in the Pac-12 and provide depth at the guard position for Cal, but what truly stands out is his academic record. Just check the test score. According to Asbare...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  3. 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
  4. Ivy League wants two-bid consideration

    Diamond Leung

    The race for the Ivy League title and the automatic NCAA tournament berth that comes with it is getting attention this week, with Princeton clinging onto first place and Harvard challenging for its first Ivy League title in program history. Prince...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  5. Division III game goes seven overtimes

    Diamond Leung

    Skidmore defeating Southern Vermont 128-123 in a seven-overtime thriller on Tuesday marked the longest game in Division III history and tied for the longest in NCAA men's basketball history. The game -- which was tied at 59 at the end of regulatio...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  6. Harvard's Kyle Casey might miss opener

    Diamond Leung

    Harvard sophomore forward Kyle Casey, the team's leading returning scorer and rebounder, suffered a broken foot during a pickup game with teammates and is expected to miss six to eight weeks recovering from surgery, according to the Harvard Crimson. ...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  7. Pac-10 will rethink conference tournament

    Diamond Leung

    The Pac-10 is to decide this month how scheduling will work next season when the conference adds Colorado and Utah, but looking deeper into the future, what's a Pac-12 conference tournament going to look like? The tournament has been held at the S...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  8. Mike Krzyzewski not best at ID'ing Russians

    Diamond Leung

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, currently coaching the U.S. national team at the FIBA World Championship, appeared annoyed when addressing comments made by Russia coach David Blatt in advance of their quarterfinal game. Blatt, an American, said earlie...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  9. Rex Walters following the Jeremy Lin story

    Diamond Leung

    San Francisco coach Rex Walters has yet to meet Jeremy Lin, but wants to extend an invitation to the presumed newest member of their small fraternity -- Asian-Americans who have played in the NBA. When Lin is in the neighborhood and wants to work...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  10. Jeremy Lin representing the Ivy League well

    Diamond Leung

    Jeremy Lin was a feel-good story during his career at Harvard. And as if being an Asian-American college basketball star out of the Ivy League wasn't intriguing enough, on Wednesday the Bay Area native signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  11. UConn enacts change ... in a job title

    Diamond Leung

    Rather than hire a director of basketball operations replacement, UConn decided on changing the title of the position to director of basketball administration and bringing on former Penn head coach Glen Miller. Transactions yawner? Maybe, but Mill...

    Blog | July 05, 2010
  12. Harvard admits to secondary violation

    Diamond Leung

    Secondary violations of NCAA rules happen all the time, with schools often turning themselves in for minor mistakes made. And yep, even Harvard makes mistakes. It took two years, but Harvard did acknowledge yesterday that it committed a secondary ...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  13. Craig Robinson appears before the Colbert Nation

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon State coach Craig Robinson in promoting his memoir, "A Game of Character," was interviewed by Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert on Wednesday. And it's safe to say that in his time talking to the media in Corvallis, Michelle Obama's brother h...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  14. Cornell going dancing

    Diamond Leung

    Cornell became the first team to clinch a berth into the NCAA tournament field of 65 after beating Brown 95-76 today to win the Ivy League title. Jon Jaques led the big Red wih 20 points, Louis Dale had 18, and Ryan Wittman added 16 to take the ou...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  15. Cornell falls, leaves door open in Ivy?

    Diamond Leung

    Cornell's ugly 79-64 road loss to a Penn team that was 3-15 coming in means the Big Red can no longer rely on an at-large bid to get into the NCAA tournament, Andy Katz tweets. No, Cornell is going to have to win the regular-season title, and sudd...

    Blog | February 12, 2010
  16. Harvard's Jeremy Lin is a popular man

    Diamond Leung

    Harvard's Jeremy Lin is currently in second place with 27 percent of the fan voting for the Bob Cousy Award, which is given to the nation's top point guard. That trails only John Wall's 36.8 percent. The month-long voting process began Friday, wit...

    Blog | February 08, 2010