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Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), fired coach Mike Rice  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), university president Robert Barchi (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Clouds Of Chaos And Controversy Surround Rutgers Basketball Program

Clouds of controversy has surrounded the Rutgers basketball program in April.

04/06/2013

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Report: Former UCLA Coach Ben Howland Interested In Open Rutgers Post

According to CBSSports.com, former UCLA head coach Ben Howland is “intrigued” by the open Rutgers post and third-party discussions have taken place.

04/06/2013

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Howland Holds News Conference To Thank UCLA Players, Staff

Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.

03/26/2013

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Rothstein: Knight Enjoying Howland’s Bounce-Back Season At UCLA

By Jon Rothstein » More Columns Brandin Knight is a busy man. The Pitt assistant and former Panthers point guard has just begun the most pivotal month on the college basketball calendar. For Knight, March […]

03/05/2013

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Was it really less than a year ago that an article came out crushing Ben Howland and the UCLA program? Boy how times have changed.

01/14/2013

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Friday night at Pauley Pavilion was one of the better moments we’ve seen in recent memory in Westwood as UCLA stormed back from a late nine-point deficit.

12/31/2012

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Temple is at their best with Khalif Wyatt at the point.

12/24/2012

Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

The Orange? We think that they’re the best team in the country. Yes, better than Indiana and better than Duke. Crazy? Not if you watch sophomore point guard Michael Carter-Williams. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.

11/30/2012

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Rothstein Files: Sledge Cleared At Iona; Quick Hits From Busy Day In College Hoops

I was driving on the 405 yesterday in Los Angeles when I received a call that Iowa State transfer Tavon Sledge was cleared to play this season for Iona, and I immediately came to this realization — the Gaels are more talented than they were last season.

10/26/2012

Justin Brownlee #32 of the St. John's Red Storm (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Kemba Walker #15 of the UConn Huskies. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Parise: 10 Thoughts Before NCAA Tourney Time

This is definitely the weakest tournament we’ve seen in recent history. 7 teams have at least 13 losses. We’ve never before had more than 3 teams with 13 losses in the dance.

WFAN–03/15/2011

Barry Rohrssen (AP Photo)

After Early MAAC Exit, Manhattan Fires Coach Barry Rohrssen

Barry Rohrssen was relieved of his duties at Manhattan College Wednesday, less than a week after the team capped a 6-25 season with an overtime loss to Siena in the opening round of the MAAC tournament.

WFAN–03/10/2011

Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun, left, stands with player Kemba Walker (15) near the end of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Seton Hall in Newark, N.J. With do-everything guard Kemba Walker taking the reins, the Huskies raced past all expectations by beating some of the nation's best programs to win the Maui Invitational in November. That jumped UConn not just back into the polls, but the Top 10(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Pick Six: UConn Leads Resurgent NCAA Programs

Led by a surprising turnaround at UConn that even coach Jim Calhoun didn’t see coming, some of college basketball’s elite programs are, well, elite again.

WFAN–02/09/2011