| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:09 PM
As Purdue cut a 23-point Oklahoma State lead down to four points Thursday afternoon in the opener of the Old Spice Classic, Cowboys coach Travis Ford told his team it was a good thing.
"I was kinda like, 'What are you talking about? They're making a run...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Marcus Smart has a simple message for Andrew Wiggins: Prove it.
It's the same message that his veteran Oklahoma State teammates want to deliver to Wiggins' young, hungry group of Jayhawks this season.
Smart bristled at the Big 12's annual...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:57 AM
On the heels of one NBA general manager telling ESPN The Magazine that his franchise will lose games on purpose to increase the chances of improving their draft position, Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan scoffed at the suggestion Friday.
| Mar 28, 2013
| 5:17 PM
When ACC men’s basketball media members gather in October to go about the folly of predicting an order of finish in the conference for the 2013-14 season, Virginia Tech coach James Johnson has no delusions of grandeur regarding where his team will...