College Basketball

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5 NCAA Storylines To Watch Heading Into March

What to watch for in the lead up to the madness of the next couple weeks.

02/28/2015

Ryan Arcidiacono of the Villanova Wildcats wrestles for the ball with Sterling Gibbs of the Seton Hall Pirates on February 16, 2015 at the Pavilion in Villanova, Pennsylvania. The Wildcats defeated the Pirates 80-54 (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Sterling Gibbs Sorry For Forearm Smash To ‘Nova Guard’s Face

Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard issued a statement after Monday night’s loss: “I am extremely disappointed in Sterling’s actions tonight.”

02/17/2015

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Georgetown’s Copeland Scores Career-High 20 In Win Over Seton Hall

Senior D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera scored 23 points, freshman Isaac Copeland had a career-high 20 and Georgetown defeated Seton Hall 86-67 on Tuesday night after blowing an early 20-point lead.

02/11/2015

Geno Auriemma (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

‘We’re No. 1!': UConn Women Take Down Top-Ranked South Carolina

UConn left no doubt who the best team in the country is. “I think it speaks for itself,” Huskies star Breanna Stewart said after Monday’s win.

02/10/2015

GAINESVILLE, FL - FEBRUARY 07: Karl-Anthony Towns #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats shoots a basket around Chris Walker #23 of the Florida Gators during the first half of the game at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on February 7, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Quick Hits: Kentucky Survives, Arizona Falls

Another exciting college basketball weekend is in the books as we inch closer to March Madness. Here’s a look at some of the key games.

02/09/2015

A general interior view of an empty gym prior to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights hosting the Syracuse Orange at Louis Brown Athletic Center on February 19, 2012 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Michigan State-Rutgers Men’s Basketball Game Rescheduled For Thursday

Michigan State (13-7, 4-3) and Rutgers (10-11, 2-6) will make up their snow-postponed Big Ten Conference men’s basketball game on Thursday night.

01/27/2015

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Kentucky Stays Atop AP Poll; Seton Hall Slips To No. 24

With a national-best six ranked teams, the Big 12’s conference race is having an every-week impact on the AP Top 25.

01/20/2015

St. John’s guard Rysheed Jordan (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

St John’s Tops Providence For First Big East Win

Rysheed Jordan added 15 points and Sir’Dominic Pointer had scored 14 and grabbed seven rebounds for St. John’s (12-4, 1-3), which shot 51 percent overall and made a season-high 10 3-pointers.

01/15/2015

Gene Teague #21 of the Seton Hall Pirates celebrates the win with Sterling Gibbs #4 after the win over the Villanova Wildcats during the quarterfinals of the Big East Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2014 in New York City.(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

No. 19 Seton Hall Tops Creighton 68-67 On Gibbs’ Late 3

Sterling Gibbs made a 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left, lifting No. 19 Seton Hall over Creighton 68-67 on Saturday.

01/10/2015

St. John’s guard Phil Greene IV (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Dunham, Butler Hold Off No. 15 St. John’s 73-69

Kellen Dunham scored a season-high 28 points, including a pivotal 3-pointer with just more than 2 minutes left that helped Butler hold off No. 15 St. John’s 73-69 on Saturday.

01/03/2015

FILE -- St. John’s players Phil Greene IV, left, Rysheed Jordan, second from left, Chris Obekpa, second from right, and Sir'Dominic Pointer talk during the second half of their win over Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

No. 17 St. John’s Blows Out Tulane 82-57

Sir’Dominic Pointer had a career-high 24 points to lead No. 17 St. John’s to an 82-57 rout of Tulane in the first game of the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival Tripleheader on Sunday.

12/28/2014

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No. 20 St. John’s Rallies To Beat Saint Mary’s 53-47

Steve Lavin watched the first half and wondered what went wrong. For 20 minutes, the St. John’s coach saw his veteran-laden team play as if it was full of strangers.

12/19/2014

FILE -- Rutgers' Junior Etou (credit: Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Rutgers Holds Off Manhattan 63-55 In Holiday Festival at MSG

Junior Etou added 16 points and eight rebounds for Rutgers (6-4). Emmy Andujar led Manhattan (2-6) with 21 points and nine rebounds which matched his season high.

12/14/2014

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Harrison Leads No. 24 St. John’s Past FDU 74-52

D’Angelo Harrison scored 26 points, Phil Greene IV had 16 and No. 24 St. John’s beat Fairleigh Dickinson 74-52 on Wednesday night.

12/11/2014

D'Angelo Harrison, left, and Sir'Dominic Pointer of the St. John's Red Storm react to a play against the Syracuse Orange during the first half at the Carrier Dome on Dec. 6, 2014 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images)

Greene Slays Syracuse Late; St. John’s Wins 69-57

Phil Greene IV scored 11 straight points, breaking open a tight game with a trio of 3-pointers and a fast-break layup in the final minutes, and St. John’s beat Syracuse 69-57 in a game between two former Big East rivals on Saturday night.

12/06/2014

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