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All eyes on newcomers, but don't forget about the returners

All eyes on newcomers, but don’t forget about the returners

All-Big Ten guard Sara Scalia announced her transfer to Indiana as part of a three-player transfer class. (Photo: via Sara Scalia’s (@sarascalia14) Instagram) Indiana made three big splashes this offseason via the transfer portal: Minnesota transfer guard Sara Scalia, Oregon transfer guard Sydney Parrish and Providence transfer forward Alyssa Geary. On paper, the newcomer trio …

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SLU men's basketball opens practice with huge roster, abundance of options

SLU men’s basketball opens practice with huge roster, abundance of options

There were moments early in Travis Ford’s tenure at St. Louis University when the Billikens had barely enough players to hold a productive practice and game rotations were easy because the bench was thin. In his seventh season as coach, Ford was on the floor Thursday for the first official day of practice with 16 …

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UNC Postpones 'Live Action with Carolina Basketball' Due to Forecast

UNC Postpones ‘Live Action with Carolina Basketball’ Due to Forecast

CHAPEL HILL, NC — North Carolina has postponed “Live Action With Carolina Basketball” scheduled for Friday night at the Smith Center, and moved the event to Oct. 7 due to the likelihood of inclement weather from the remnants of Hurricane Ian. UNC athletics officials announced the decision Thursday afternoon, citing the forecast and tropical …

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USC five-star freshman Vince Iwuchukwu sidelined indefinitely after suffering cardiac arrest this summer

USC five-star freshman Vince Iwuchukwu sidelined indefinitely after suffering cardiac arrest this summer

On July 1, highly touted USC freshman basketball player Vince Iwuchukwu suffered major heart failure and collapsed during an informal team practice, he told CBS Sports. He was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where he was hospitalized for a few days. “This past summer I had a sudden cardiac arrest during a workout,” Iwuchukwu wrote …

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Ivy League transfers Jalen Gabbidon, Ethan Wright ready for new chapter with CU Buffs – BuffZone

Ivy League transfers Jalen Gabbidon, Ethan Wright ready for new chapter with CU Buffs – BuffZone

BOULDER, CO – SEPTEMBER 26:University of Colorado Boulder’s Ethan Wright (No. 14) during practice on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. (Matthew Jonas/Staff Photographer) Exactly zero Colorado basketball fans realized it at the time, but a game played on March 13 that was completely off the radar in the Rocky Mountains offered a glimpse of future reinforcements …

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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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