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Who would win NCAA basketball tournament if academics ruled?

Who would win NCAA basketball tournament if academics ruled?

At a time of great tumult in the world, and in higher education, the familiar can be comforting. So to scratch that itch in one small way, Inside Higher Ed again presents the iconoclastic, wonky feature we produce every year at this time: the Academic Performance Tournament. ESPN The Athletic and Sports Illustrated will be …

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The men's college basketball rule changes to know about this season

The men’s college basketball rule changes to know about this season

The goals were simple: Starting the season with a significant pop, make the game more offensively entertaining and ultimately cleaner, free of boorish behavior that can emerge in a competitive sport. All of those plans are coming to fruition this season with the season tipping off for the second year in a row with the …

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Baylor transfer target Matthew Mayer chooses Illinois

Baylor transfer target Matthew Mayer chooses Illinois

CHAPEL Hill — North Carolina basketball target Matthew Mayer has picked Illinois as his transfer destination. The former Baylor wing forward announced the decision Friday night in a social media post, choosing coach Brad Underwood and the Fighting Illini ahead of Memphis, Texas Tech and the Tar Heels. No need for Mayer to wait anymore …

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College basketball teams with the most WNBA 1st-round draft picks

College basketball teams with the most WNBA 1st-round draft picks

Share While hundreds of elite former women’s college basketball stars have heard their names called since the first WNBA draft in 1997, one program stands above the rest on the list of schools that have produced the most first-round draft picks. That’s UConn, the 11-time national championship-winning program. The Huskies have had 25 first round …

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Florida Gators' Keyontae Johnson enters transfer portal with hopes of resuming college basketball career

Florida Gators’ Keyontae Johnson enters transfer portal with hopes of resuming college basketball career

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida forward Keyontae Johnson, who collapsed during a game in December 2020 and hasn’t practiced or played since, entered the NCAA men’s basketball transfer portal Sunday with hopes of resuming his college career. School officials confirmed Johnson’s desire to move on from Florida following his graduation over the weekend. It’s unclear what …

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St. Joseph's University president Mark Reed handed a basketball to Billy Lange (center) after he became coach in 2019. Joining them on stage was athletics director Jill Bodensteiner.

School president Mark Reed gets an F for Saint Joseph’s men’s basketball moves

As Mark Reed, president of St. Joseph’s University, leaves for a similar post in Chicago leading Loyola University, it will take years to judge his tenure on Hawk Hill. The school’s merger with the University of Sciences may top that eventual judgment determination … again, it could take years. One important aspect of Reed’s time …

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