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  1. ASU buzzer-beater is one to smile about

    Diamond Leung

    It hasn't been the easiest year for Arizona State. Coming off a last-place finish in the Pac-10, the Sun Devils began this season 3-5. They learned that top recruit Jahii Carson, who was expected to take over point guard duties and provide the progra...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  2. 'Ridiculous' expectations on Josiah Turner

    Diamond Leung

    Arizona freshman Josiah Turner is ESPNU's third-ranked point guard in the nation for the incoming class and is set to take the reins of a team that went to the Elite Eight last season. Much is expected from the 6-foot-3 Turner, who will have an oppor...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  3. Saint Mary's guard suffers knee injury

    Diamond Leung

    It wasn't going to be easy for Saint Mary's to replace the production of West Coast Conference player of the year Mickey McConnell, but the task got more difficult now that point guard transfer Paul McCoy has gone down in practice with a right knee i...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  4. Injury-plagued USC a little unsettled

    Diamond Leung

    USC coach Kevin O'Neill has told reporters he expected the Trojans to be picked 10th in the Pac-12 and called the Trojans without injured point guard Jio Fontan a "rudderless ship." According to ESPN Los Angeles, the backcourt without Fontan is st...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  5. New Mexico learns to speak Australian

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico freshman Hugh Greenwood has an opportunity to make an impact on a team that's in need of a point guard and might have found a good one from Australia. Greenwood signed with the Lobos in the spring, starred on Australia's Under-19 world cha...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  6. Bruce Ellington goes for two-sport stardom

    Diamond Leung

    South Carolina point guard Bruce Ellington is what football recruiters call an "athlete." In other words, he can do a lot of things. As a basketball player, the 5-foot-9 Ellington started every game as a freshman and led the Gamecocks in scoring, ...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  7. Cal State Northridge recruit's gift inspires

    Diamond Leung

    Basketball has been good to Compton (Calif.) High's Allan Guei. In May, the 5-foot-9 point guard signed with Cal State Northridge and received a full scholarship to play for the Matadors. In March, he used his skills to win $40,000 to cover college ...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  8. Mr. Irrelevant has a chip on his shoulder

    Diamond Leung

    Isaiah Thomas had doubters during his college career at Washington, and such is life for a 5-foot-9 player who always exuded such confidence. When he struggled with his shot, he worked to get better. When he was forced into action as a point guard, h...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  9. Josiah Turner gearing up for Arizona

    Diamond Leung

    The point guard position at Arizona is steeped in tradition and glamorous enough for the program to be known as Point Guard U, so expectations are high for incoming freshman Josiah Turner. Turner, ESPNU's third-ranked point guard, will have every ...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  10. Guard Lamont 'Mo Mo' Jones transferring from Arizona

    Diamond Leung

    Arizona sophomore point guard Lamont "Mo Mo" Jones is transferring, citing a desire to play close to home in New York, the school announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  11. PG Demetri Goodson of Gonzaga Bulldogs to transfer, pursue footba...

    Diamond Leung

    Gonzaga starting point guard Demetri Goodson has decided to transfer in order to play football, the school announced Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  12. Overlooked as a recruit, Norris Cole shines for Cleveland State V...

    Diamond Leung

    Before the hi-top fade and monster box scores, there were doubts Norris Cole would put on a Division I uniform. But Cleveland State offered him his lone D-I scholarship, and the rest is history.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  13. Cousy Award flip-flops on Jordan Taylor

    Diamond Leung

    Wisconsin point guard Jordan Taylor wasn't named one of the 10 finalists for the Cousy Award, but a huge game in an upset win against top-ranked Ohio State has changed some minds. The Basketball Hall of Fame, which oversees the award for the natio...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  14. Hurricane Katrina evacuee Will Weathers right at home with Troy T...

    Diamond Leung

    Basketball has provided Troy's Will Weathers with a sense of familiarity and safety. After Hurricane Katrina changed his world, that's exactly what the star point guard needed.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011
  15. Zags award scholarship to David Stockton

    Diamond Leung

    Gonzaga freshman guard David Stockton, the son of Hall of Famer John Stockton, has been placed on scholarship, according to The Spokesman-Review. Stockton has played well as a reserve point guard and hit timely shots this season for the Zags, who ...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  16. Short-handed Wazzu finds a way at Stanford

    Diamond Leung

    STANFORD, Calif. -- Washington State knew it would be facing an uphill climb on Saturday before the Cougars even entered Maples Pavilion. Getting off the team bus, coach Ken Bone informed the team that he had suspended starting point guard Reggie ...

    Blog | January 16, 2011