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Paul Pierce, Bill Russell among Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Finalists

On Tuesday, Celtics legends Paul Pierce, Bill Russell (as coach) were announced as finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021.

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3:00pm PST - March 9th, 2021

Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh headline 2021 HOF finalists - Reuters

NBA stars Chris Bosh and Paul Pierce, WNBA great Lauren Jackson and Villanova coach Jay Wright are among the 14 finalists announced Tuesday for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2021.

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1:40pm PST - March 9th, 2021

Opinion: Creighton shows priorities shamefully skewed in dragging its feet on suspending Greg McDermott

At Creighton University, listening to its student-athletes came second to the basketball, and that's unforgivable.

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7:09am PST - March 5th, 2021

No. 14 Creighton suspends basketball coach for 'plantation' remark

Creighton University suspended basketball coach Greg McDermott indefinitely Thursday night for using racially insensitive language while addressing the team after a game last weekend.

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10:26pm PST - March 4th, 2021

Creighton Suspends Basketball Coach For 'Plantation' Remarks To His Team

After a loss to Xavier, the Creighton coach told his players he needed everyone in the program "to stay on the plantation. I can't have anybody leave the plantation."

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7:46pm PST - March 4th, 2021

Illinois joins Andy Katz’s top tier of title favorites w/ Baylor, Gonzaga & Michigan | FOX Sports

After a huge win over Michigan, the Illini rise to tier one of Andy Katz’s weekly college basketball tier rankings. Plus, after clinching their regular reason conference titles, Villanova and San Diego State squeeze into the final tier.

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8:40am PST - March 4th, 2021

College Basketball Coach Regrets 'Plantation' Remarks After Team's Loss

The Big East coach said, "I need everybody to stay on the plantation. I can't have anybody leave the plantation."

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7:45pm PST - March 2nd, 2021

Creighton's Greg McDermott Apologizes for 'Plantation' Comment After Loss

Creighton head coach Greg McDermott issued an apology after making an analogy to a plantation following a 77-69 loss to Xavier last Saturday...

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3:14pm PST - March 2nd, 2021

No. 8 Villanova cruises to 81-58 win over St. John’s

The No. 8 Villanova Wildcats made quick work of the St. John's Red Storm in a 81-58 victory. Caleb Daniels led the Wildcats with 17 points, three assists and two rebounds.

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7:37pm PST - February 23rd, 2021

Starting Five: Michigan's Big Ten return, Big East clash lead men's college basketball weekend

Among the top five games in men's college basketball this weekend, Michigan makes its Big Ten return and Villanova and Creighton clash in Big East.

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7:27am PST - February 12th, 2021

Marquette unable to hang with No. 5 Villanova in 96-64 loss

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored a season-high 27 points to lead No. 5 Villanova to a 96-64 victory over Marquette

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8:51pm PST - February 10th, 2021

No. 5 Villanova trounces Marquette, 96-64, as Jeremiah Robinson-Earl drops 27

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl made all five of his three-point attempts and scored a game-high 27 points as his Villanova Wildcats destroyed the Marquette Golden Eagles, 96-64.

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8:29pm PST - February 10th, 2021

4 Basketball Heavyweights Are Giant Long Shots in Latest March Madness Odds

Also, seven national brands are not in either top 25 after Kansas fell from the rankings for the first time in 12 years.

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3:53pm PST - February 8th, 2021

Chiefs' Kpassagnon driven for success on and off football field

Tanoh Kpassagnon grew up in a home where excellent grades and academic achievements were not only encouraged, they were expected.

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1:03pm PST - February 6th, 2021

No. 1 Kansas upset in final seconds in 56-55 loss to Villanova

Jermaine Samuels hit the winner with 20.5 seconds left to lead No. 18 Villanova to a 56-55 victory over No. 1 Kansas.

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4:18pm PST - December 21st, 2019

Kansas Loss to Villanova on Saturday Makes Jayhawks Fifth No. 1 Team to Lose in Seven Weeks

Gonzaga will likely become the sixth No. 1 team this season, should the Bulldogs hold off an unranked team on Saturday.

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12:49pm PST - December 21st, 2019

No. 1 Kansas latest victim to top-ranked curse, dropped by No. 14 Villanova

Yet another top-ranked college basketball team has fallen, as No. 1 Kansas lost 56-55 at No. 14 Villanova on Saturday.

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11:12am PST - December 21st, 2019

The 50 greatest sports moments of the decade, ranked

We ranked the greatest sports moments of the 2010s. We didn't use a formula, just a subjective ranking based the drama of the moment, what was at stake, and how vividly we can remember where we were watching when it happened. Check out the 50 most greatest sp…

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9:01am PST - December 20th, 2019

Winners and Losers of the NCAA Men's Basketball Season's 1st NET Rankings

Ohio State dropped to No. 5 in the men's college basketball AP poll after Sunday night's loss to Minnesota, but the Buckeyes are No. 1 in the NCAA Evaluation Tool (NET) rankings , which made their season debut Monday morning...

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4:00am PST - December 17th, 2019

Minnesota Hands No. 3 Ohio St. 1st Loss of Season, Fans Storms Court After Win

Apparently, Ohio State can lose in something. The football team steamrolled its way through an undefeated season and Big Ten championship to secure a College Football Playoff berth,...

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5:59pm PST - December 15th, 2019

Indiana hangs on for 57-54 victory over UConn

Indiana failed to have a double-digit scorer but still rebounded from its first loss of the season to beat UConn 57-54 on Tuesday night.

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10:17pm PST - December 10th, 2019

Hoosiers rebound from 1st loss of season to top UConn at MSG

Indiana failed to have a double-digit scorer and still rebounded from its first loss of the season to beat UConn 57-54  at Madison Square Garden

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9:22pm PST - December 10th, 2019

A college basketball coach bought $1,000 worth of beer for fans at a local bar to celebrate a rivalry win, and he had his 6-year-old son pay the tab with a wad of cash

Xavier Musketeers head coach Travis Steele bought fans $1,000 worth of beer at a local bar after his team beat the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Crosstown Shootout Saturday night. Steele brought his six-year-old son, Winston, to Dana Gardens and had the baby-fac…

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9:08am PST - December 9th, 2019

Behind Bey, No. 23 Villanova holds off pesky Penn 80-69

Saddiq Bey scored a career-high 27 points to lead No

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5:39pm PST - December 4th, 2019

Moore, No. 22 Villanova ride big first half past La Salle

Justin Moore had 23 points off the bench, Saddiq Bey scored 19 and No. 22 Villanova beat La Salle 83-72

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5:59pm PST - December 1st, 2019

ICYMI: On @vuhoops--Jeremiah Robinson-Earl announced on Friday morning that he'll be signing with an agent and declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft. The sophomore big man and Jay Wright shared their insights and thoughts on his latest basketball career move: https://t.co/GvGruhUtHi

Eugene Rapay (@erapay5)
8:12am PDT - April 10th, 2021

RT @erapay5: For @vuhoops@markarmstr0ng1’s coach at St. Peter’s Prep always preached "Attitude." Maybe it was a sign, maybe it’s fate, bu…

markarmstr0ng (@markarmstr0ng1)
9:51pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

RT @VUhoops: It’s officially official. @NovaMBB’s sophomore forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl is declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft. Story: htt…

Allen Skeens (@AllenSkeens)
8:49pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

RT @coachpeterman: Basketball Coaching Clinic Notes | Jay Wright Villanova Skill Development Notes | Basketball Coaching Clinic Notes https…

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7:24pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

Basketball Coaching Clinic Notes | Jay Wright Villanova Skill Development Notes | Basketball Coaching Clinic Notes https://t.co/QQbu8mocjm

Scott Peterman (@coachpeterman)
7:00pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

Shaquere McBride (@mingzz_3)
6:21pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

Justin Marks (@jmarks2015)
6:14pm PDT - April 9th, 2021
Colorado wins big against Villanova to punch its ticket in tomorrow’s title game! https://t.co/827Hqv3HrN

Colorado wins big against Villanova to punch its ticket in tomorrow’s title game! https://t.co/827Hqv3HrN

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5:14pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

RT @DushawnLondon1: 2022 four star guard Mark Armstrong has committed to Villanova he tells @247sports. “I'm thankful to be welcomed into…

Kim Wilcher (@ksw070303)
4:48pm PDT - April 9th, 2021
Villanova F Jeremiah Robinson-Earl declares for NBA draft - https://t.co/m1BT5AshNO https://t.co/bIpRwMtPOx

Villanova F Jeremiah Robinson-Earl declares for NBA draft - https://t.co/m1BT5AshNO https://t.co/bIpRwMtPOx

CWEB (@cweb)
2:00pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

Mando Z (@mzesati93)
11:15pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @BradMyersTNJ: DSBA Boys Basketball Player of the Year Nnanna Njoku did what you would expect from a 6-9 senior headed to Villanova. He…

@mikedanastasio (@b0ea9ac90e94421)
5:59pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @BradMyersTNJ: DSBA Boys Basketball Player of the Year Nnanna Njoku did what you would expect from a 6-9 senior headed to Villanova. He…

Nova Insider (@novainsider1985)
4:28pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

CovidHater (@highlandhokie)
2:53pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

With multiple forwards in the transfer portal, and senior Marek Dolezaj moving on, the pick-up of Villanova transfer @coleswider21 is really important for the Syracuse basketball roster looking ahead to next season, writes our @DAMNTWIN. https://t.co/ii4wyRdcv3

InsideTheLoudHouse (@LoudHouseFS)
1:35pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

Lucas Archuleta (@Archiebang5)
12:54pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @BradMyersTNJ: DSBA Boys Basketball Player of the Year Nnanna Njoku did what you would expect from a 6-9 senior headed to Villanova. He…

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg)
12:08pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @richarddeitsch: Baylor's win over Gonzaga was the second-least watched NCAA men's basketball final in history. Villanova-Michigan in 20…

Steven (@StevenK667)
11:52am PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @richarddeitsch: Baylor's win over Gonzaga was the second-least watched NCAA men's basketball final in history. Villanova-Michigan in 20…

Carron J. Phillips (@carronJphillips)
11:18am PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @richarddeitsch: Baylor's win over Gonzaga was the second-least watched NCAA men's basketball final in history. Villanova-Michigan in 20…

Bill Shea (@Bill_Shea19)
11:17am PDT - April 7th, 2021

Baylor's win over Gonzaga was the second-least watched NCAA men's basketball final in history. Villanova-Michigan in 2018 is lowest. (broadcast network vs. cable matters). Below, per @paulsen_smw: Viewership of all title games/Final Fours since 1975. https://t.co/sLUa35uJoc

Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch)
11:16am PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @BradMyersTNJ: DSBA Boys Basketball Player of the Year Nnanna Njoku did what you would expect from a 6-9 senior headed to Villanova. He…

Martin Frank (@Mfranknfl)
9:15am PDT - April 7th, 2021

Though Villanova has historically dominated the Big 5 conference, history suggests that anything can happen in 2021-22: https://t.co/Avk6dCE0mA

Daily Penn Sports (@DailyPennSports)
9:08am PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @VUhoops: The college basketball season is over, now what? We have the way-too-early top 25 conversation! Early rankings, NCAA problems…

Jerry G. (@NovaNation92)
7:06am PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

Marcus Ramirez (@TheJayhawk4ever)
6:11am PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

B-Nazz D (@Tractorcito4)
6:09am PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello)
6:08am PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

HUNCHO WiLL  (@WizzyFit)
5:03am PDT - April 7th, 2021

The college basketball season is over, now what? We have the way-too-early top 25 conversation! Early rankings, NCAA problems, college basketball TV ratings, and could a single city host the NCAA Tournament again? All that and more...Wednesday’s Arizin! https://t.co/JKLakJB2AS

VU Hoops (@VUhoops)
2:30am PDT - April 7th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

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10:59pm PDT - April 6th, 2021

Villanova Wildcats' Cole Swider transferring to Syracuse Orange https://t.co/7GbOfjMNIK

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6:44pm PDT - April 6th, 2021
Perfecting the zone defense is a difficult task to teach and to evolve. In this course, Villanova head coach Jay Wright discusses the use of the 1-2-2 zone in this clinic presentation for the NJBCA virtual clinic. Check out this free lesson now!
https://t.co/r6nCTSayQg https://t.co/BUDscB18Hc

Perfecting the zone defense is a difficult task to teach and to evolve. In this course, Villanova head coach Jay Wright discusses the use of the 1-2-2 zone in this clinic presentation for the NJBCA virtual clinic. Check out this free lesson now! https://t.co/r6nCTSayQg https://t.co/BUDscB18Hc

Scott Peterman (@coachpeterman)
6:30pm PDT - April 6th, 2021

We are back on the god dammit NCAA basketball throne, right where we belong and it feels so good. #Ucla should be in the conversation to contend for a national championship year in and year out just like the nouveau usurpers Gonzaga and Villanova. #GoBruins https://t.co/fFOp7R2j5h

julian chwang (@ChwangJulian)
6:13pm PDT - April 6th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

Nacho Bertolin (@CHoops365)
2:30pm PDT - April 6th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

John (@phantoonie)
2:29pm PDT - April 6th, 2021

RT @cusesigel: Villanova transfer Cole Swider has officially signed with Syracuse, per release. He has two years of eligibility remaining…

Dave Shreeve (@DaveShreeve)
2:11pm PDT - April 6th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

Vick Nan Exel (@VickNanExel)
2:04pm PDT - April 6th, 2021

RT @jeffborzello: Way-Too-Early Top 25: 1. Gonzaga 2. UCLA 3. Purdue 4. Ohio State 5. Kansas 6. Maryland 7. Villanova 8. Alabama 9. Flori…

Cecil Choate (@Cecil3695Cecil)
1:43pm PDT - April 6th, 2021

RT @PresidentBeard: No matter who wins tonight, the 2000 @MSU_Basketball team remains the first since expansion in ‘85 to win every D1 NCAA…

Andrew Novak (@andrewnovak22)
10:01am PDT - April 5th, 2021

Before he went on to coach Villanova to an NCAA Tournament championship, Rollie Massimino was Chuck Daly's right hand man for @PennBasketball: https://t.co/Krpjj7Vzkd

Daily Penn Sports (@DailyPennSports)
10:00am PDT - April 5th, 2021