NCAA BB

  1. Louisville sues Rick Pitino for potential monetary damages from vacated wins

    The university is seeking the bonus money Pitino earned for leading the Cardinals to the 2012 Final Four and 2013 national title.


  2. LiAngelo Ball says he thanked Donald Trump only because UCLA made him do it

    The President intervened on the former UCLA guard's behalf after he and two teammates were arrested for shoplifting in China.


  3. Ball brothers picked 'worst possible place,' says American who played in Lithuania

    Playing against grown men would have been tough no matter where LiAngelo and LaMelo went, but the culture shock in Lithuania will only add to the challenge.


  4. Ranking college basketball's five most surprising teams so far this season

    Fifth-ranked Arizona State headlines the list after toppling Kansas and Xavier. Two teams from the SEC have also exceeded expectations.


  5. Arizona State cannot be doubted anymore after impressive road win at Kansas

    A Sun Devils team picked sixth in the Pac-12 before the season is now 9-0 with marquee wins over Kansas, Kansas State, Xavier and St. John's.


  6. Weekend takeaways: In a battle of desperate teams, Florida gets the win it needed

    Florida had lost three straight entering Saturday’s matchup against Cincinnati. Top-ranked Duke’s stunning loss at Boston College was the most significant outcome of the college basketball weekend so far. Having dropped three straight games after a sizzling start to the season, fifth-ranked Florida entered Saturday’s game against No. 17 Cincinnati desperate for a win.


  7. Defensive breakdowns doom top-ranked Duke in stunning loss at Boston College

    In its first 11 games so far this season, Duke has found a way to weather extended stretches of shoddy defense without suffering a loss. On Saturday, in the second true road game of the season, an inability to string together stops finally caught up with the top-ranked Blue Devils. Boston College’s trio of starting guards tore apart Duke’s defense, exposing flaws that the Blue Devils had previously masked by outscoring other opponents.


  8. Why Georgetown's unbeaten start is merely a schedule-aided mirage

    How bad is Patrick Ewing's first schedule? The seven teams the Hoyas have beaten this season are a combined 8-52 when facing Division I opponents.


  9. Diagnosing the problems that have caused Florida's sudden slump

    The fifth-ranked Gators have now lost three straight games after Loyola-Chicago's stunning upset Wednesday night in Gainesville.


  10. Why Wisconsin's 19-year NCAA tournament streak is already in serious jeopardy

    Not only are the Badgers off to a nightmare start, the Big Ten won't afford them nearly as many chances for quality wins as usual.