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College Basketball

Head coach Steve Masiello and Donovan Kates #33 of the Manhattan Jaspers (credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Five Things: Iona And Manhattan To Play For MAAC Title

Iona and Manhattan, two schools separated by fewer than 10 miles, will play for the MAAC championship in Springfield, MA.

03/10/2014

Naadir Tharpe #10 of the Kansas Jayhawks (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

Gary Harris #14 of the Michigan State Spartans (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Michigan State Guard Gary Harris

The Big Ten’s Freshman of the Year last season is averaging 17.9 points per game (second in the conference), 4.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and two steals for the 22-6 Spartans.

02/25/2014

Guard Fred VanVleet #23 of the Wichita State Shockers (credit: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Wichita State Guard Fred VanVleet

A back-up to Malcolm Armstead on last year’s Final Four team, VanVleet has helped lead Wichita to a 25-0 record and No. 4 ranking.

02/11/2014

Ethan Wragge #34 of the Creighton Bluejays (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Creighton Forward Ethan Wragge

According to Hoop-Math, 157 of his 163 shots this season have been from beyond the arc (96 percent), the highest percentage in the country among players with at least 100 field goal attempts.

02/03/2014

Kansas Jayhawks fans attempt to distract as A.J. English #5 of the Iona Gaels shoots a free throw. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Iona Guard A.J. English

English is averaging 17.8 points, 4.1 assists, and 3.9 rebounds for the Gaels, who are tied atop the MAAC with an 8-2 conference record after winning both games last weekend.

02/03/2014

Winston Shepard #13 of the San Diego State Aztecs. (credit: Kent Horner/Getty Images)

Rising Star: San Diego State Forward Winston Shepard

Ranked as the 21st-best recruit in the country by Rivals, Shepard came to San Diego State with the wrong mindset.

02/03/2014

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Steve Davis: What Is Your 2nd Favorite Sport?

We all know what is #1 for most people. Football. We don’t need a poll to tell us that, although we got one.

01/29/2014

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Bob Haynie: Terps Need Some Road Toughness

Maryland is really behind the pack away from the Comcast Center. Since Mark Turgeon took over as head coach, the Terps are 4-15 in ACC road games.

01/10/2014

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American University Edges UMBC 63-61 In Overtime

Darius Gardner scored 22 points, including a game-tying basket at the end of regulation, as American University edged the University of Maryland, Baltimore County 63-61 in overtime on Thursday night.

11/15/2013

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Iowa Pounds Maryland-Eastern Shore 109-63

Aaron White scored a season-high 22 points and Iowa crushed Maryland-Eastern Shore 109-63 Thursday night for its third straight win.

11/15/2013

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Navy Gets First Win Of Season, Beats Goucher 98-47

Navy got into the win column after two road losses, romping at home over Goucher 98-47 on Wednesday night.

11/14/2013

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