| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Gators coach Billy Donovan said Oklahoma State sophomore Marcus Smart's shove of a Texas Tech fan on Saturday was "totally uncharacterstic" based on Donovan's experiences.
Donovan coached Smart and USA Basketball to a gold medal the past two summers. On...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:32 PM
I'm intrigued by the suspension of Oklahoma State University star Marcus Smart for shoving a fan in the final seconds of Saturday's game against Texas Tech. The fan, a rabid Texas Tech rooter named Jeff Orr, admits to having called......
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Marcus Smart went to block a shot and landed near the crowd. It was the final seconds of a college basketball game that his team, Oklahoma State, was losing. He hit the floor hard, got to his feet, then straightened at hearing something. A man in his 50s,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Wally Szczerbiak was an All-American forward at Miami University before moving on to a successful career in the NBA. After a decade on the hardwood, Szczerbiak transitioned into broadcasting and is now a college basketball studio analyst for CBS Sports...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Some people sure know how to put the dumb in fandom.
How else do you explain a ‘fan’ running onto the court during Thursday night’s UC-Santa Barbara-Hawaii men’s basketball game and confronting Hawaii coach Gib Arnold? The...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Tony Wroblicky had 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocks to help American University beat top-seeded Boston University, 55-36, on Wednesday night in the Patriot League championship game at Boston, sending the Eagles to the NCAA tournament for the first...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:52 PM
1 Arizona (30-4, at-large) vs.
16 Weber State (19-11, Big Sky champion)
Arizona, the 1997 NCAA champion, is 13-5 as a top-seeded team. Senior guard Davion Berry averages 19.1 points for Weber State, making its first appearance since 2007.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Mateen Cleaves sees a familiarity with Florida’s basketball team.
As the point guard for Michigan State during the Spartans’ national championship run in 2000, Cleaves sees similarities between his team and the current Gators squad....
| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The Lakers have lost 10 of their last 11 games, dropping to 13th place in the Western Conference.
With a record of 14-23, the Lakers are now only 2 1/2 games ahead of the last-place Utah Jazz (12-26). The Lakers have a half-game edge over the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:43 PM
At first glance, it was an announcement draped in sadness, the lateral tibial plateau that stole Christmas.
Six games into his comeback from a left torn Achilles' tendon, Kobe Bryant's left leg has buckled under the strain. After Bryant worked eight...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:15 AM
At 16-26, the Lakers are unlikely to make the playoffs.
On May 20, the NBA will hold its annual draft lottery. The last time the Lakers fell to the lottery, they drafted Andrew Bynum in 2005 with the 10th overall pick.
Currently, the Lakers have the...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Everybody wants a piece of Marcus Smart.
And as accommodating as the Oklahoma State basketball star has been, his coach finally decided enough was enough after Smart's appearance on the ESPN GameDay set prior to the Cowboys' football battle with...