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Lively the latest Blue Devil named to preseason award watch lists

Lively the latest Blue Devil named to preseason award watch lists

Ranked as the top player in the recruiting class of 2022, former five star big man Dereck Lively continued to parade of elite prospects to Durham following the conclusion of the 2021-22 season. Before enrolling at Duke this summer, Lively had to end a high profile recruiting process that included offers from every …

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College basketball game recap: University of Miami 89, IUP 55

Miami Hurricanes guard Isaiah Wong (shown at practice) and Jordan Miller each scored 19 points in an 89-55 home exhibition win against Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Al Diaz adiaz@miamiherald.com It remains to be seen how the University of Miami men’s basketball team will fare this season after an Elite Eight run last spring, but this …

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Louisville basketball vs.  Lenoir-Ryne: 3 takeaways from exhibition

Louisville basketball vs. Lenoir-Ryne: 3 takeaways from exhibition

This climb will take some time. If you needed a refresher on the Louisville men’s basketball team’s struggles last season, an illustration of the task in front of Kenny Payne in his first year as head coach, Lenoir-Rhyne provided a reminder Sunday at the KFC Yum! Center. Coached by former Cardinal Erick Sullivan, the Bears …

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Zach Edey Leads a Strong Frontcourt for Purdue Basketball Ahead of 2022-23 Season

Zach Edey Leads a Strong Frontcourt for Purdue Basketball Ahead of 2022-23 Season

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Zach Edey is a towering figure standing at 7-foot-4 and 290 pounds. As Purdue nears the start of the 2022-23 college basketball season, the junior shoulders a mountain of expectations that rivals his size on the court. Edey, in his third season with the program, is one of just two starters …

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Iowa women's basketball duo takes aim at history again

Iowa women’s basketball duo takes aim at history again

Oct 28, 2022 MA VoepelESPN.com Close MA Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. As soon as they were on court together for the Iowa women’s basketball team two years ago, Monika Czinano realized then-freshman …

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Dribble Handoff: Texas A&M, Purdue among unranked college basketball teams that can make 2023 NCAA Tournament

Dribble Handoff: Texas A&M, Purdue among unranked college basketball teams that can make 2023 NCAA Tournament

When the preseason AP Top 25 was released last October ahead of the 2021-22 college basketball season, there were some absences that felt noteworthy in hindsight. Arizona stands out as a bad miss for the voters, considering the Wildcats went on to win the Pac-12 regular-season and tournament titles while securing a No. 1 seed …

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