No doubt that UC Irvine is Big West Tournament champion

ANAHEIM, CA-UC Irvine wasted little time in establishing who was the better team in its Big West Tournament title game matchup against Cal State Fullerton. The Anteaters would follow through from beginning to the end in routing the Titans, 92-64 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. UC Irvine (30-5) now advances to the NCAA […]

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Prairie View A&M men’s basketball team going dancing

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Overcoming a 13-point deficit early on, Prairie View A&M (22-12) topped Texas Southern (21-13) in a thrilling 92-86 contest to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament. The win takes Coach Byron Smith and the Panthers to March Madness for the first time since 1998. Prairie View A&M will now play Fairleigh […]

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Teams from the West could storm the Final Four

It’s no big secret that college basketball is largely dominated by the East Coast and the Upper Midwest. Villanova, North Carolina, Duke, Michigan State, Kansas, and Kentucky have pretty much undeniably been the top programs of the decade, and in some cases of all of college basketball history. And with the slight exception of Kansas, […]

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Trojans take road trip after defeat to Oregon State

After coming up with wins against Cal and Oregon, the USC men’s basketball team didn’t fare as well against the Oregon State Beavers in a close Pac-12 Conference game played at Galen Center. Jonah Mathews was high-point man for USC with 15 points against the Beavers. After going on a two-game scoring tear, USC forward […]

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Trojans’ upset bid of No. 10 Stanford bid comes up short

LOS ANGELES, CA-Defense matters. For three of the four quarters that the USC women’s basketball team engaged in with No. 10 Stanford, the Trojans were at their best, limiting the Cardinal to 11, 15, and 13 points, respectively. USC was able to hold Stanford to just 39 points in those periods because of the Cardinal sloppy play. […]

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Gonzaga keeps it pushing in win against Loyola Marymount

LOS ANGELES, CA-Out of the 10 teams that make up the West Coast Conference, Loyola Marymount University’s men’s basketball team currently resides in the eighth seat. But that didn’t stop the Lions from getting under the skin of No. 3 Gonzaga in a home game played at Gersten Pavilion on Valentine’s Day. Yeah, this was […]

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For Cal State Fullerton, it’s time to dance

ANAHEIM, CA-So what will the Cal State Fullerton men’s basketball do now that they’re officially part of the NCAA Tournament? The Titans probably could not foresee that they would be able to take part in college basketball’s biggest party after they absorbed a 42-point blowout loss to Southern California back in their first game to […]

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Cal State Northridge put on its March Madness shoes

ANAHEIM, CA-March Madness is a crazy ride for the teams fortunate enough to receive an invitation to the selective party. A large part of that ride is earning your way to the free-for-all annual tournament. That might include slaying the dragon of beating the regular season conference title holder to get that chance. Cal State […]

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Sweet Sixteen is UCLA’s calling card

LOS ANGELES-Well, that was easy. Now comes the hard part for the UCLA women’s basketball team: UConn. The Bruins turned the first and second round of the NCAA Women’s Tournament into a walkthrough clinic of defense, opportune scoring and just overall dominance.  After dispatching No. 13 Boise State in the first round, the fourth-seeded Bruins didn’t […]

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UC Davis dances on UC Irvine’s missteps

ANAHEIM, CA-Not too many people gave UC Davis men’s basketball team an ounce of a chance to bring down UC Irvine in the Big West Tournament. When you looked up at the crowd attending the Big West Tournament final between the two men’s basketball teams at the Anaheim Honda Center, it was definitely a pro-UC […]

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Time for 49ers to go dancing

ANAHEIM, CA-Long Beach State women’s basketball coach Jody Wynn was besides herself after seeing her team pull off a 56-55 nail-biting win against UC Santa Barbara in the Big West Tournament final to advance to the NCAA Tournament. Yes, Wynn and the 49ers are going dancing.  It was a draining experience for Wynn and her […]

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Heat turned up in Big West tourney

ANAHEIM, CA-The action was fast. The tempo was somewhat furious as the first action of Big West Tournament men’s basketball saw the top four seeds stave off the competition for the right to battle for a chance to play in the championship round and a berth into the NCAA Tournament. No. 3 Cal State Fullerton […]

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Uncertainty turns into clarity for USC

LOS ANGELES-No, not a whole lot of people saw this coming. USC men’s basketball coach Andy Enfeld said as much during a postgame press conference following the Trojans’ regular season wrap up against Washington at Galen Center. Last year, when the Pac-12 Conference released its preseason media poll back in October, USC was predicted to finish […]

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NCAA Tournament’s West Region a photo blast!

The NCAA Tournament West Region played at the Anaheim Honda Center in Anaheim, California, had a lot of great moments, starting with Oregon’s take down of Duke, and ending with Buddy Hield dropping 37 points against Oregon.

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A Final Four destination for Buddy Hield, Oklahoma

ANAHEIM-The Oregon Ducks’ lost opportunity to advance to the Final Four can be summed up in two words: Buddy Hield. After scoring just 17 points in the Sooners’ win against Texas A & M in the Sweet 16 matchup, Hield decided it was time to go to work against the Ducks, dropping a cold 37 […]

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