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  1. NMSU guard suspended after lewd gestures

    Diamond Leung

    New Mexico State has suspended sophomore guard Christian Kabongo indefinitely for a violation of team rules, and according to the Las Cruces Sun-News, the suspension came after the team's second-leading scorer made an obscene gesture to UTEP fans dur...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  2. Oral Roberts wins game with a prayer

    Diamond Leung

    It was a game-winning shot so stunning that the Oral Roberts play-by-play man prematurely declared the start of overtime right before the ball went through the hoop. With the game tied, Oral Roberts big man Damen Bell-Holter stole a baseball inbou...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  3. 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
  4. Prep games moved out of college arenas

    Diamond Leung

    High school kids across the nation are being prevented from playing at some of college basketball's most famous arenas on short notice. Event organizers aren't happy, and preps players and coaches are disappointed they have to reschedule games and wo...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  5. Arizona State Sun Devils freshman Jahii Carson ineligible for yea...

    Diamond Leung

    Arizona State freshman Jahii Carson has been ruled ineligible for the season, a team spokesman said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2011
  6. Getting to know Northern Kentucky

    Diamond Leung

    Northern Kentucky is the latest program to move into Division I. Beginning in 2012-13, the school will begin transitioning from a Division II school as it joins the Atlantic Sun Conference. Never heard of the Norse? Ask West Virginia, as Northern ...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  7. Pac-12: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the Pac-12 this season: 1. How good are the freshman guards? The Pac-12 lost a boatload of talent to the NBA draft, but that doesn't necessarily mean the conference is short on star power. A number of...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  8. WKU works hard to avoid distractions

    Diamond Leung

    Western Kentucky held a somewhat awkward news conference in March. Coach Ken McDonald was given a new contract after a disappointing 16-16 season and accepted a pay cut. He then apologized for "embarrassing and unfortunate issues" and acknowledged "p...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  9. 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
  10. Denver Nuggets coach college coaches

    Diamond Leung

    With the NBA lockout in place, Denver Nuggets coach George Karl and his staff recently found time to open up their doors and playbooks and hold a coaching clinic for the region's college coaches. According to, about 20 coaches were in ...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  11. An offseason roundup of the Pac-12

    Diamond Leung

    The new-look Pac-12 has decided not to expand again for the time being, as it already appears to be positioned for long-term success based upon the maneuverings of Larry Scott. But the commissioner doesn't diagram plays or make jump shots. For ...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  12. Tip-Off Marathon tweaked after cancellation

    Diamond Leung

    Hawaii was forced to cancel its traditional Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic tournament to open the season, and that is causing a change in ESPN's annual Tip-Off Marathon programming. The South Alabama-Hawaii game was to have been the third game i...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  13. North Texas adds Grambling State star

    Diamond Leung

    As a solid mid-major program, North Texas is expected to be in the hunt for its third NCAA tournament bid in the past six seasons. Coach Johnny Jones plans on having former top-25 recruit Tony Mitchell in December after he enrolled in school last ...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  14. Pac-12 expands its league and its exposure -- college basketball

    Diamond Leung

    Pac-12 programs and their fans often feel underappreciated and underexposed. Commissioner Larry Scott felt their pain. So he went out and expanded the league and struck TV deals that will forever transform basketball in the conference.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  15. 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
  16. Lipscomb tours Dominican, helps needy

    Diamond Leung

    Lipscomb has arrived in the Dominican Republic for its preseason tour, and while the Bisons have to focus on playing five games in five days, they also will be helping those who are less fortunate. Before they left, the team collected "health kits...

    Blog | August 11, 2011