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Gonzaga Basketball Dominick Harris - The Slipper Still Fits

Gonzaga Basketball Dominick Harris – The Slipper Still Fits

I don’t think I’ve ever used the term snakebit before, but it seems appropriate to describe Dominick Harris’s career at Gonzaga thus far. As a freshman, Dom probably would have played over ten minutes per game if Andrew Nembhard wasn’t declared eligible just before the start of play. Last season, he would have battled Rasir …

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Andrew Cooper, from college star to activist: ‘The NCAA does not exist to protect athletes’ | college sports

Let’s be clear – Andrew Cooper is no fan of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. A former track and cross-country runner at Washington State University and the University of California, Berkeley, Cooper’s experience as an athlete at top American universities provided him with a critical eye of how the NCAA governs college sports. As a …

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Mike Woodson's full press conference at Indiana men's basketball media day

Mike Woodson’s full press conference at Indiana men’s basketball media day

Indiana head men’s basketball coach Mike Woodson kicked off Thursday’s IU basketball media day with a 20-minute long question-and-answer session. Ahead of the Hoosiers’ highly-anticipated 2022-23 season, Woodson discussed several topics, including Xavier Johnson’s offseason arrest and subsequent growth off the court, the big offseason expectations facing the Hoosiers, and which players have stood …

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Norman talks Hall of Fame induction: 'Just an amazing experience'

Norman talks Hall of Fame induction: ‘Just an amazing experience’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Big Ten foes found it nearly impossible to keep the ever-productive Ken Norman quiet during his playing days, but the call from Josh Whitman informing him of his induction into the Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame did the trick. “I actually paused and didn’t know what to say when I …

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What's next for Emoni Bates, once a prized basketball recruit whose future is now in limbo

What’s next for Emoni Bates, once a prized basketball recruit whose future is now in limbo

Emoni Bates was one of the best high school prospects in the country and was hailed as “the next Kevin Durant.” Bates has fallen considerably over the past two years since he received those glowing accolades and projections. Perhaps his lowest point was last weekend, when he was arrested on weapon charges after a traffic …

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UConn, Texas and more key women's college basketball questions

UConn, Texas and more key women’s college basketball questions

We’re less than 100 days from the start of the 2022–23 women’s college basketball season, and while fall practices are still a ways away, much of the offseason madness has shaken out. A multitude of high-profile transfers and some major coaching changes seem poised to add even more intrigue to the upcoming campaign, plus perennial …

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ACC Preview #12 - After A Very Tough Year, Is Florida State Back?  Sure Looks Like It

ACC Preview #12 – After A Very Tough Year, Is Florida State Back? Sure Looks Like It

What to make of Florida State? Last season the ‘Noles could have auditioned for the old TV show M*A*S*H* because Florida State had an insane level of injuries. Leonard Hamilton had to use 13 different lineups and as we recall, at times walk-ons got minutes they would never have seen in a normal year. FSU …

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