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2017-18 men's college basketball news and notes
« on: November 10, 2017, 01:02:56 am »
The road to March Madness begins tonight and while people are dismissive of November games, remember that one bad loss can alter a season.  Post your news stories and opinions here and be respectful.  The Opening Night schedule:

Spring Arbor Cougars at Eastern Michigan Eagles this morning at 10:30 a.m.
Savannah State Tigers at Cincinnati Bearcats today at 12 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Cayman Islands Classic
Webber International Warriors at Stetson Hatters today at 12 p.m.
Trevecca Nazarene Trojans at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders today at 12 p.m.
Lamar Cardinals at Tulsa Golden Hurricane today at 1 p.m.
Central Arkansas Bears at Baylor Bears today at 1 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Hall of Fame Classic
Wheelock Wildcats at New Hampshire Wildcats today at 1 p.m.
Millsaps Majors at Jackson State Tigers today at 1:15 p.m.
Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels at The Citadel Bulldogs today at 3 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Jamaica Classic at Montego Bay
Campbell Fighting Camels at Penn State Nittany Lions today at 4 p.m.
Siena Heights Saints at Central Michigan Chippewas today at 4 p.m.
Walla Walla Wolves at Eastern Washington Eagles today at 4:05 p.m.
Bridgewater Eagles at James Madison Dukes today at 5 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase
Detroit Titans at Virginia Tech Hokies tonight at 6 p.m. in a Campus Game in the 2K Classic
Texas A&M Aggies at West Virginia Mountaineers tonight at 6 p.m. in the Armed Forces Classic
Holy Cross Crusaders at Sacred Heart Pioneers tonight at 6 p.m.
Eureka Red Devils at North Texas Mean Green tonight at 6 p.m.
Alabama State Hornets at Mississippi State Bulldogs tonight at 6:30 p.m.
Memphis Tigers at Alabama Crimson Tide tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Veterans Classic
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights at Seton Hall Pirates tonight at 6:30 p.m. in a Campus Game in the NIT Season Tip-Off
Northern Iowa Panthers at North Carolina Tar Heels tonight at 7 p.m.
Cornell Big Red at Syracuse Orange tonight at 7 p.m.
VMI Keydets at NC State Wolfpack tonight at 7 p.m.
Western Carolina Catamounts at Clemson Tigers tonight at 7 p.m.
Elon Phoenix at Duke Blue Devils tonight at 7 p.m.
Indiana State Sycamores at Indiana Hoosiers tonight at 7 p.m.
Robert Morris Colonials at Ohio State Buckeyes tonight at 7 p.m.
CCNY Beavers at Rutgers Scarlet Knights tonight at 7 p.m.
South Carolina State Bulldogs at Wisconsin Badgers tonight at 7 p.m.
Maryland Terrapins at Stony Brook Seawolves tonight at 7 p.m.
UNC Greensboro Spartans at Virginia Cavaliers tonight at 7 p.m.
Presbyterian Blue Hose at Tennessee Volunteers tonight at 7 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Battle 4 Atlantis
South Carolina Gamecocks at Wofford Terriers tonight at 7 p.m.
Utah Valley Wolverines at Kentucky Wildcats tonight at 7 p.m.
Bryant Bulldogs at Georgia Bulldogs tonight at 7 p.m.
Colgate Raiders at Connecticut Huskies tonight at 7 p.m.
Cal Poly Mustangs at Stanford Cardinal tonight at 7 p.m.
Kennesaw State Owls at Butler Bulldogs tonight at 7 p.m.
New Orleans Privateers at St. John's Red Storm tonight at 7 p.m.
Morehead State Eagles at Xavier Musketeers tonight at 7 p.m.
Houston Baptist Huskies at Providence Friars tonight at 7 p.m. in a Campus Game in the 2K Classic
Bob Jones Bruins at Furman Paladins tonight at 7 p.m.
East Tennessee State Buccaneers at Northern Kentucky Norse tonight at 7 p.m.
Fort Wayne Mastodons at Oakland Golden Grizzlies tonight at 7 p.m.
Southern Illinois Salukis at Winthrop Eagles tonight at 7 p.m.
Charleston Southern Buccaneers at Davidson Wildcats tonight at 7 p.m.
Ball State Cardinals at Dayton Flyers tonight at 7 p.m.
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks at Fordham Rams tonight at 7 p.m.
Lafayette Leopards at George Mason Patriots tonight at 7 p.m.
Grambling State Tigers at VCU Rams tonight at 7 p.m.
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens at Richmond Spiders tonight at 7 p.m.
Ioan Gaels at Albany Great Danes tonight at 7 p.m.
Morgan State Bears at Binghamton Bearcats tonight at 7 p.m.
UMass Lowell River Hawks at UMass Minutemen tonight at 7 p.m.
Bowling Green Falcons at Drexel Dragons tonight at 7 p.m.
Carver Cougars at Georgia State Panthers tonight at 7 p.m.
Tennessee Wesleyan Bulldogs at Jacksonville State Gamecocks tonight at 7 p.m.
Siena Saints at College of Charleston Cougars tonight at 7 p.m.
Army Black Knights at Hofstra Pride tonight at 7 p.m.
Towson Tigers at Old Dominion Monarchs tonight at 7 p.m.
MIT Engineers at Harvard Crimson tonight at 7 p.m.
Summit Defenders at Liberty Flames tonight at 7 p.m.
Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes at Radford Highlanders tonight at 7 p.m.
Florida Memorial Lions at FIU Panthers tonight at 7 p.m.
Maine Black Bears at Boston College Eagles tonight at 7:30 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tip-Off
Georgia Southern Eagles at Wake Forest Demon Deacons tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Bison at George Washington Colonials tonight at 7:30 p.m.
UNC Asheville Bulldogs at Rhode Island Rams tonight at 7:30 p.m. in a Campus Game in the NIT Season Tip-Off
Piedmont International Bruins at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Missouri Baptist Spartans at Southeast Missouri State Redhawks tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Northeastern Huskies at Boston University Terriers tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Emory Eagles at Lipscomb Bison tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Texas-Tyler Patriots at Louisiana Tech Bulldogs tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Methodist Monarchs at Charlotte 49ers tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Cairn Highlanders at Delaware State Hornets tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Southern Jaguars at Illinois Fighting Illini tonight at 8 p.m. in the Global Sports Invitational
North Florida Ospreys at Michigan State Spartans tonight at 8 p.m.
USC Upstate Spartans at Minnesota Golden Gophers tonight at 8 p.m.
SIU Edwardsville Cougars at Purdue Boilermakers tonight at 8 p.m.
Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs at Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes tonight at 8 p.m.
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns at Ole Miss Rebels tonight at 8 p.m.
Alcorn State Braves at LSU Tigers tonight at 8 p.m.
Samford Bulldogs at Arkansas Razorbacks tonight at 8 p.m.
Norfolk State Spartans at Auburn Tigers tonight at 8 p.m.
Mercer Bears at UCF Knights tonight at 8 p.m.
McNeese State Cowboys at Houston Cougars tonight at 8 p.m.
Florida Atlantic Owls at South Florida Bulls tonight at 8 p.m.
UMKC Kangaroos at Wichita State Shockers tonight at 8 p.m.
UMBC Retrievers at SMU Mustangs tonight at 8 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Battle 4 Atlantis
LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds at Tulane Green Wave tonight at 8 p.m.
Northern Colorado Bears at Colorado Buffaloes tonight at 8 p.m.
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks at Arizona Wildcats tonight at 8 p.m.
Southwestern Pirates at Incarnate Word Cardinals tonight at 8 p.m.
Northwestern State Demons at Texas Longhorns tonight at 8 p.m.
Nicholls State Colonels at Texas-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros tonight at 8 p.m.
Avila Eagles at Oral Roberts Golden Eagles tonight at 8 p.m.
Omaha Mavericks at Montana State Bobcats tonight at 8 p.m.
Arkansas State Red Wolves at Evansville Purple Aces tonight at 8 p.m.
Missouri State Bears at Western Kentucky Hilltoppers tonight at 8 p.m.
Wright State Raiders at Loyola (Ill.) Ramblers tonight at 8 p.m.
North Park Vikings at Valparaiso Crusaders tonight at 8 p.m.
Niagara Purple Eagles at St. Bonaventure Bonnies tonight at 8 p.m.
Seattle Redhawks at Saint Louis Billikens tonight at 8 p.m. in a Campus Game in the 2K Classic
St. Francis Terriers at Northern Illinois Huskies tonight at 8 p.m.
Central Connecticut Blue Devils at Hartford Hawks tonight at 8 p.m.
Eastern Kentucky Colonels at Rice Owls tonight at 8 p.m. in a Campus Game in the MGM Grand Main Event
Brescia Bearcats at Murray State Racers tonight at 8 p.m.
UT Martin Skyhawks at Marshall Thundering Herd tonight at 8 p.m. in the Global Sports Invitational
Hampton Pirates at Rider Broncs tonight at 8 p.m.
William & Mary Tribe at High Point Panthers tonight at 8 p.m.
UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs at Fresno State Bulldogs tonight at 8 p.m.
Jacksonville Dolphins at UAB Blazers tonight at 8 p.m.
Wisconsin-La Crosse Eagles at Milwaukee Panthers tonight at 8 p.m. in the Black and Gold Shootout
North Carolina Central Eagles at UIC Flames tonight at 8 p.m.
SUNO Knights at Southern Miss Golden Eagles tonight at 8 p.m.
Johnson Suns at Bethune-Cookman Wildcats tonight at 8 p.m.
Greensboro Pride at North Carolina A&T Aggies tonight at 8 p.m.
Valley Forge Patriots at Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks tonight at 8 p.m.
Loyola (Md.) Greyhounds at Northwestern Wildcats tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Pepperdine Waves at Oklahoma State Cowboys tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Columbia Lions at Villanova Wildcats tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Centenary Gentlemen at Southeastern Louisiana Lions tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Randall Saints at Abilene Christian Wildcats tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Our Lady of the Lake Saints at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Midway Eagles at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Bucknell Bison at Monmouth Hawks tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh Panthers at Navy Midshipmen tonight at 9 p.m. in the Veterans Classic
Texas Southern Tigers at Gonzaga Bulldogs tonight at 9 p.m.
Iowa State Cyclones at Missouri Tigers tonight at 9 p.m.
Yale Bulldogs at Creighton Bluejays tonight at 9 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Hall of Fame Classic
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers at Marquette Golden Eagles tonight at 9 p.m. in the Maui Jim Maui on the Mainland
Chattanooga Mocs at Wyoming Cowboys tonight at 9 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Cayman Islands Classic
Tennessee State Tigers at Kansas Jayhawks tonight at 9 p.m.
American Eagles at Kansas State Wildcats tonight at 9 p.m.
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks at TCU Horned Frogs tonight at 9 p.m.
South Alabama Jaguars at Texas Tech Red Raiders tonight at 9 p.m. in a Campus Game in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Tip-Off
Florida A&M Rattlers at Grand Canyon Antelopes tonight at 9 p.m.
Utah State Aggies at Weber State Wildcats tonight at 9 p.m.
Louisiana College Wildcats at UTEP Miners tonight at 9 p.m.
East Central Tigers at New Mexico State Aggies tonight at 9 p.m.
Chicago State Cougars at Iowa Hawkeyes tonight at 9:05 p.m.
UC Irvine Anteaters at South Dakota State Jackrabbits tonight at 9:15 p.m.
Austin Peay Governors at Vanderbilt Commodores tonight at 9:30 p.m. in the NIT Season Tip-Off
Troy Trojans at North Dakota Fighting Hawks tonight at 9:30 p.m. in the Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic
Sacramento State Hornets at Colorado State Rams tonight at 9:30 p.m.
La Verne Leopards at Santa Clara Broncos tonight at 10 p.m.
Belmont Bruins at Washington Huskies tonight at 10 p.m. in a Campus Game in the 2K Classic
Southern Utah Thunderbirds at Oregon State Beavers tonight at 10 p.m.
Idaho State Bengals at Arizona State Sun Devils tonight at 10 p.m.
Cal State Fullerton Titans at USC Trojans tonight at 10 p.m.
Prairie View A&M Panthers at Utah Utes tonight at 10 p.m.
Whittier Poets at Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners tonight at 10 p.m.
Eastern Oregon Mountaineers at Boise State Broncos tonight at 10 p.m.
Idaho Vandals at Nevada Wolfpack tonight at 10 p.m.
San Diego Christian Hawks at San Diego State Aztecs tonight at 10 p.m.
Antelope Valley Pioneers at San Jose State Spartans tonight at 10 p.m.
Life Pacific Warriors at Cal State Northridge Matadores tonight at 10:30 p.m.
Long Beach State 49ers at San Francisco Dons tonight at 10:30 p.m.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at UCLA Bruins tonight at 11 p.m.
UC Riverside Highlanders at California Golden Bears tonight at 11:59 p.m.
Coppin State Eagles at Oregon Ducks tonight at 11:59 p.m.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions at Hawaii Rainbow Warriors tonight at 11:59 p.m. in the Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic
There you go making my heart beat again
Heart beat again, heart beat again
There you go making me feel like a kid
Won't you do it and do it one time
There you go pulling me right back in
Right back in, right back in
And I know I'm never letting this go
I'm stuck on you
Whoa-oh, whoa-oh

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Re: 2017-18 men's college basketball news and notes
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2017, 06:18:45 pm »
It's one of the best conference rivalries in college basketball, but so far this season, it's been incredibly lopsided.  Can the Big Ten squeak out a rally against the ACC in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge?  Updates to come.

NC State beat Penn State, 85-78.
Clemson beat Ohio State, 79-65.
No. 13 North Carolina beat Michigan, 86-71.
No. 10 Miami (Fla.) beat No. 12 Minnesota, 86-81.
Nebraska beat Boston College, 71-62.
No. 1 Duke beat Indiana, 91-81.
« Last Edit: November 30, 2017, 01:22:22 pm by InThe313 »
There you go making my heart beat again
Heart beat again, heart beat again
There you go making me feel like a kid
Won't you do it and do it one time
There you go pulling me right back in
Right back in, right back in
And I know I'm never letting this go
I'm stuck on you
Whoa-oh, whoa-oh

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Re: 2017-18 men's college basketball news and notes
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2018, 12:17:53 pm »
Seeing this in my backyard, I'm fearing somebody else is going to say they were silenced, so I'm glad this rat is out.  Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis resigned in the wake of the Larry Nassar case.  Updates to come.

UPDATE:  Looks like the shoes will be dropping.  According to "Outside the Lines", Michigan State's secrets extend beyond the Nassar case and directly into athletics and football head coach Mark Dantonio and men's basketball head coach Tom Izzo's programs.

And No. 6 Michigan State beat Wisconsin, 76-61.
« Last Edit: January 27, 2018, 12:51:14 pm by InThe313 »
There you go making my heart beat again
Heart beat again, heart beat again
There you go making me feel like a kid
Won't you do it and do it one time
There you go pulling me right back in
Right back in, right back in
And I know I'm never letting this go
I'm stuck on you
Whoa-oh, whoa-oh

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Re: 2017-18 men's college basketball news and notes
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2018, 11:17:52 am »
As a Michigan fan, I wish this a forfeited title and not a vacated one.  Louisville must vacate the 2013 men's college basketball national title after the NCAA denied their appeal.
There you go making my heart beat again
Heart beat again, heart beat again
There you go making me feel like a kid
Won't you do it and do it one time
There you go pulling me right back in
Right back in, right back in
And I know I'm never letting this go
I'm stuck on you
Whoa-oh, whoa-oh