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  1. I'm excited to see: the ACC

    C.L. Brown

    Before we talk about the upcoming season, let's first glance back to 2010-11. Back when the Big East Conference lived up to that "Beast" nickname. Back when a record 11 of 16 league teams received NCAA tournament bids. Half of the Big East fini...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. Five things: Dayton flies past Stanford

    Eamonn Brennan

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Pardon the nickname pun, but there are few better ways to describe exactly what the Flyers did to No. 10 seed Stanford in the first of two games at the FedEx Forum on Thursday night. Dayton, a fringe bubble team a month ago, is mov...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  3. Bubble Watch Friday afternoon update

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here's what's bubbling now. First the ACC, where Pitt is now a lock. At this point, any team with a cat-related mascot and a couple of close games in their rearview gets slapped with the "Cardiac Cats" nickname. Pittsburgh actually earned it. All ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  4. Creighton-Villanova Preview

    Creighton-Villanova Preview

    Preview | January 19, 2014
  5. Mississippi State beats Florida Gulf Coast 66-53

    Mississippi State beats Florida Gulf Coast 66-53

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  6. Wildcats, Zags make statement

    C.L. Brown

    They called him Goldieblocks. Well, at least some folks on social media created the impromptu and fitting nickname for Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein against Boise State. The 7-foot center debuted his newly dyed blonde hair cut in the shape o...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  7. Russ Smith back at Louisville to prove Russdiculous is a good thi...

    C.L. Brown

    The nickname fits Louisville's Russ Smith. He is Russidiculous, which over three seasons at Louisville has been a good thing and a bad thing. He's out to have it be more good than bad in his final year.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  8. Damon Stoudamire back at Arizona as assistant coach

    Damon Stoudamire was one of most popular players in Arizona history, an electrifying, high-scoring guard with a cool nickname.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  9. Hawaii scraps plan to drop 'Rainbow' from team nicknames

    Hawaii's athletic department is scrapping a plan to drop the word "Rainbow" from its men's teams' nicknames.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  10. USC Trojans won't use 'Dunk City' nickname popularized by Andy En...

    Arash Markazi

    USC no longer plans to use "Dunk City" nickname coined by Florida Gulf Coast.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  11. Basketball touches life on all levels in Indiana - college basket...

    Dana O'Neil

    You can find it nailed to a tree or silo and in Hinkle Fieldhouse, Assembly Hall and countless high schools across the state. But to understand the state of Indiana's relationship with basketball, you have to go there.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  12. Rapid Reaction: Butler 64, Gonzaga 63

    Dana O'Neil

    INDIANAPOLIS -- A quick look at Butler's ridiculous 64-63 victory over Gonzaga that can be attributable to only one thing: Hinkle magic. Overview: They share the same nickname, same team colors and same resume. Once, Gonzaga was a m...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  13. Russ Smith wants to change his ways

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last season, Russ Smith earned a reputation, and a nickname from his coach, that isn't likely to go away. That nickname was "Russdiculous," and it described the reputation pretty well. Smith, in short, was a goofball. He bit his nails so much Rick...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  14. Kenny Williamson's death shakes the hoops world -- college basket...

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- Everyone knew his nickname, and everyone was aware of him when he was in the arena courtside. Kenny Williamson, nicknamed "Eggman," was one of basketball's great characters. He died Tuesday morning after a long battle with cancer. The ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  15. NCAA allows most North Dakota Sioux logos to stay

    Thousands of logos depicting an American Indian warrior will remain inside the University of North Dakota's hockey and basketball arenas under a reworked agreement announced Wednesday by the NCAA and the state's attorney general.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  16. North Dakota residents vote to let school scrap Fighting Sioux ni...

    North Dakota voters overwhelmingly decided Tuesday to let the state's flagship university dump a controversial Fighting Sioux nickname that sparked threats of NCAA sanctions, ending -- at least temporarily -- a dispute simmering for decades that divided s

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2012