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  1. Oregon plans to unleash 40 minutes of hell

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon coach Dana Altman managed to turn a makeshift Ducks roster in his first season into a team of CBI champions, and now he's apparently feeling comfortable enough with this current group to play his preferred style of defense, according to The Re...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  2. Can Hayford maintain winning ways in D1?

    Diamond Leung

    Asked about the style of play that led to a .792 winning percentage and decade of dominance in his previous job, Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford pointed directly to his teams' ability to rank high in field-goal percentage, rebound well and limit...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  3. 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
  4. BYU reverting to run-and-gun style

    Diamond Leung

    The up-and-down style of play that BYU coach Dave Rose had used over the years got very much Jimmer Fredette-centric this past season, as the future lottery pick was able to shoot his way to national player of the year honors and lead the Cougars to ...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  5. Bob Huggins to bring back Cincinnati style

    Diamond Leung

    The easiest way to tell that West Virginia will be a young team next season is by checking its current roster, which consists of only four returning players. There is talent there with seniors Darryl Bryant and Kevin Jones, who withdrew his name f...

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  6. UNLV coach Dave Rice ready to put running into the Rebels

    Diamond Leung

    UNLV coach Dave Rice knows up-tempo offense, having played for Jerry Tarkanian in the 1990s. He plans to bring that style back to Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  7. Brad Stevens talks about his faith

    Diamond Leung

    After Butler's loss in the national championship game, Brad Stevens that same week spoke at Sunday services at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, delivering a message about success and adversity. Not unlike his coaching style, there didn't appear to...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  8. Dave Rice brings style to UNLV

    Diamond Leung

    Dave Rice was raised a Runnin' Rebel. He was a reserve guard on two of Jerry Tarkanian's Final Four teams, including the 1990 squad that won the national title. He coached with Tarkanian. And now he is the first former UNLV player to become head c...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  9. Gary Franklin weighing transfer options

    Diamond Leung

    Gary Franklin left Cal because he preferred a different style of play. That's what his father, Gary Franklin Sr., said he wanted to emphasize in an interview with ESPN.com on Friday. "He likes to get up and down the floor," Frankin Sr. said. "T...

    Blog | January 08, 2011
  10. Montana State has a sweet plane ride

    Diamond Leung

    Montana State gave up a second-half lead and lost on the road to Seattle by a bucket on Monday. The silver lining? The Bobcats flew back home the following day in style, given something of a hero's welcome when they landed on a Horizon plane that ...

    Blog | December 01, 2010
  11. The 64-coach free-throw shooting contest

    Diamond Leung

    Sixty-four head coaches are set to participate in Shots from the Heart, a season-long free throw shooting contest complete with an NCAA tournament-style bracket that raises awareness for the fight against heart disease and honors the memory of Skip P...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  12. Midnight Madness as a class assignment

    Diamond Leung

    San Jose State hasn't had a winning season since 1994, but is hoping to drum up excitement with a Spartan Midnight Madness for the first time thanks to five graduate students and a professor with a unique "Apprentice-style" teaching approach. Dr. ...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  13. John Wall gets second Midnight Madness

    Diamond Leung

    The Washington Wizards put on a Midnight Madness-style event in order to usher in the John Wall era with a nod to college basketball-style excitement, and it was a success. More than 4,000 fans showed up on a weeknight to the Patriot Center on the...

    Blog | September 28, 2010
  14. Altman's news conference quite the show

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon did its news conference for Dana Altman in style, and it wasn't just the green tie Altman wore. The event was held inside an unfinished Matthew Knight Arena, where Altman signed a term sheet and reporters signed waivers of liability just i...

    Blog | April 27, 2010
  15. Washington doesn't like the 'soft' label

    Diamond Leung

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Talk inside the Washington locker room after Thursday's upset of Marquette turned to the perception that the Huskies simply aren't all that tough. The idea that Washington, known out West for playing an in-your-face style of de...

    Blog | March 19, 2010