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Sahvir Wheeler "coming back with a vengeance" as Kentucky's leader

Sahvir Wheeler “coming back with a vengeance” as Kentucky’s leader

It’s not often you get a two-time All-SEC point guard and Bob Cousy Award finalist back for a senior season, especially at Kentucky. That’s the case with Sahvir Wheeler, who is returning for his second year in Lexington and fourth college season overall after finishing third in the nation and first in the SEC in …

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Travis Diener, who played at Marquette from 2001-05, is the executive director of the Be The Difference NIL collective.

Travis Diener working for Marquette’s NIL collective Be The Difference

The Briggs and Al’s Run & Walk returns Saturday morning, with participants streaming down Wisconsin Avenue on the 5-mile route from Marquette University’s campus to the Summerfest grounds. The popular event benefiting Children’s Wisconsin was started by legendary former MU men’s basketball coach Al McGuire in 1978 and is back on Milwaukee’s streets after being …

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Five notable storylines that have surfaced during the Kansas basketball preseason |  Tale of the Tait

Five notable storylines that have surfaced during the Kansas basketball preseason | Tale of the Tait

Kansas forward Jalen Wilson (10) and Kansas guard Dajuan Harris Jr. (3) box out North Carolina forward Brady Manek (45) during the first half of the NCAA National Championship game on Monday, April 4, 2022 at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans . by Nick Krug With Kansas basketball boot camp in full swing and Late …

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Tennessee to Retire Chris Lofton's Basketball Jersey Jan.  14

Tennessee to Retire Chris Lofton’s Basketball Jersey Jan. 14

LOFTON VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS The Tennessee basketball program will honor legendary All-American and SEC all-time 3-point king Chris Lofton by retiring his No. 5 jersey at halftime of this season’s home game against Kentucky on Saturday, Jan. 14. Lofton becomes UT’s fifth men’s basketball player to be permanently honored in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters. He joins …

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Lourdes basketball player Bretton picks Winona State

Lourdes basketball player Bretton picks Winona State

Sep. 15—ROCHESTER — Vivica Bretton contemplated making a move down south for her college basketball career. She has relatives in South Carolina and Georgia. Turns out that she is going east instead. Just 50 minutes east, but east nonetheless. The senior Lourdes verbally committed to Division II Winona State University on Thursday. Bretton, a 5-foot-9 …

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Updating the Virginia Basketball Scholarship Chart After Gertrude's Commitment

Updating the Virginia Basketball Scholarship Chart After Gertrude’s Commitment

On Wednesday, four-star shooting guard Elijah Gertrude (Jersey City, NJ) became the second recruit to verbally commit to the Virginia basketball recruiting class of 2023, joining fellow four-star Blake Buchanan (Coeur D’Alene, ID). Taking Gertrude and Buchanan’s commitments into account, we’re going to update Virginia’s scholarship chart for the foreseeable future. Here is a forecast …

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Notre Dame women's basketball will host Cal in Niele Ivey's hometown

Notre Dame women’s basketball will host Cal in Niele Ivey’s hometown

Niele Ivey will return to her hometown of St. Louis with her Notre Dame women’s basketball team on Nov. 12. The Irish announced Thursday the inaugural Citi Shamrock Classic, which will pit Notre Dame against California in the Enterprise Center. The game will be televised on NBC and Peacock and become the first live women’s …

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UNC Basketball finally has their full 2022-23 schedule

UNC Basketball finally has their full 2022-23 schedule

The Tar Heels’ basketball schedule has been coming out painfully slow. First we confirmed the non-conference schedule, then the tournaments the Tar Heels are in announced their matchups, and the ACC/B1G Challenge — likely later than usual thanks to the Big 10’s new TV deal that starts without ESPN next year — announced their matchups …

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