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Creighton's never won a DI national championship.  So what?  Go for it Jays

Creighton’s never won a DI national championship. So what? Go for it Jays

Creighton trying to manage high expectations for season The Hype Train is leaving the station. All aboard. Conductor Jay Bilas will collect your ticket. “Creighton is a Final Four caliber team,” Bilas told an audience at Omaha Creighton Prep earlier this week. And nobody in the audience gasped when Bilas said it. …

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Purdue Basketball Begins 2022-23 Preseason Practices, Zach Edey Did Not Participate Tuesday

Purdue Basketball Begins 2022-23 Preseason Practices, Zach Edey Did Not Participate Tuesday

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue basketball program began its official preseason practices on Tuesday inside Mackey Arena, kicking off the team’s 2022-23 campaign. The Boilermakers were 28-9 last season and are coming off a Sweet 16 appearance, which was the fourth in the last five years under head coach Matt Painter. After taking down …

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Will Virginia Basketball Land Another Commit in the 2023 Recruiting Class?

Will Virginia Basketball Land Another Commit in the 2023 Recruiting Class?

Will Virginia pick up another commitment in the recruiting class of 2023? With Davin Cosby Jr. off the board to Alabama on Saturday, UVA is in the hunt for three remaining targets in this class: Andrej Stojakovic, George Washington III, and Elmarko Jackson. Let’s break down the latest on each player’s recruitment and analyze Virginia’s …

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USA Basketball's Junior National Team minicamp, back after a 3-year hiatus, to feature 62 players

USA Basketball’s Junior National Team minicamp, back after a 3-year hiatus, to feature 62 players

USA Basketball has invited 62 of the top high school basketball players to its Junior National Team minicamp, to be held Oct. 7-10 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This marks the first time in three years this event will be held because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the best young players in the NBA, along …

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Kenny Payne denies rift with Calipari, talks Kentucky roster

Late last month, Kenny Payne raised a few eyebrows with a comment about recruiting — recounting some disparaging words he’d heard about the future of his University of Louisville men’s basketball program — while speaking at a local church. Payne was an NCAA champion for U of L in 1986, a first-round NBA Draft pick …

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Would high schoolers getting drafted to the NBA hurt NCAA hoops?

Would high schoolers getting drafted to the NBA hurt NCAA hoops?

Blake Schuster: Oh s*** Charles Curtis: it’s happppppppppppppening. that mental health thing is great Caroline Darney: Oh hell yes let’s gooooo Blake: Bronny James skipping college? Bryan Kalbrosky: FWIW, Bronny James is expected to take the college route. Andy Nesbitt: RIP, college hoops. it was a good run! Carolina: WE’LL BE FINE, ANDY (I think …

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