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  1. Iona has high expectations

    Diamond Leung

    Iona was declared the preseason favorite to win the MAAC last week and likely would have been the popular pick even if Arizona transfer Lamont "MoMo" Jones had not at that point already have been declared immediately eligible. Jones certainly give...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  2. 'The Blind Side' kid commits to Loyola

    Diamond Leung

    Remember Sean Tuohy Jr., the adopted brother of eventual first-round Baltimore Ravens draft pick Michael Oher? It was Tuohy -- aka S.J. -- who was the cute kid in the Michael Lewis book "The Blind Side" and subsequent feature film that depicted him p...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  3. Nonconference schedule analysis: Others

    Diamond Leung

    All week, 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
  4. 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
  5. CIT final an emotional trip for Kerry Keating

    Diamond Leung

    Santa Clara has made a run to the championship game of the tournament in its first trip to a postseason tournament in 15 years. That the Broncos are able to give their young players experience playing in late March and a trip to Ne...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  6. Previewing the Paradise Jam tourney field

    Diamond Leung

    Let's take a quick look at the eight teams set to play in the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands beginning today. Alabama The Crimson Tide get their first true test in this tournament to see how far along coach Anthony Grant is with his ...

    Blog | November 19, 2010
  7. Detroit's schedule looks like fun

    Diamond Leung

    In a YouTube video interview discussing Detroit's schedule this season, coach Ray McCallum appears to misspeak, calling his season-opening opponent the "University of Mexico." But there was no flubbing the actual schedule, with the Titans playing ...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  8. Ball State gives recruit a second chance

    Diamond Leung

    High school guard Jesse Berry has been ruled eligible by the NCAA clearinghouse after retaking courses and is set to sign with Ball State, according to the Indianapolis Star. For Berry, the signing would mark a second-chance opportunity after Dayt...

    Blog | August 06, 2010
  9. Scheduling's a vicious cycle for Detroit

    Diamond Leung

    Detroit out of the Horizon League was portrayed in a Washington Post article last month as a big, bad program that wouldn't schedule a game against nearby Oakland, which recently won the Summit League and went to the NCAA tournament. (Oakland coach ...

    Blog | July 08, 2010
  10. High school coach calls out Ball State

    Diamond Leung

    Ball State coach Billy Taylor couldn't have been thrilled to see that the high school coach of one of his formerly signed recruits put the program on blast last week in the Peoria Journal Star. Marvin Jordan, a 5-foot-11 point guard from Peoria, w...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  11. This guy's bracket was better than yours

    Diamond Leung

    Matt Walker won ESPN's NCAA tournament bracket contest this year with a gem of an entry. The 28-year-old from Ballston Spa, N.Y. somehow correctly predicted Butler would fall to Duke in the championship game, each of the Final Four teams and seven...

    Blog | April 06, 2010
  12. Handshakes optional

    Diamond Leung

    Saturday featured a couple of games after which the time-honored tradition of postgame handshakes wasn't exactly followed. Siena coach Fran McCaffery made most of his players leave the bench with time winding down during a MAAC quarterfinal game s...

    Blog | March 07, 2010
  13. 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
  14. One-handed player scores for Manhattan

    Diamond Leung

    Vanderbilt crushed Manhattan College 86-48 Wednesday night, but buried in the box score there was a line of note. Backup Kevin Laue got to play 17 minutes and scored one point, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked two shots for the Jaspers. Each of ...

    Blog | December 30, 2009