College Basketball

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Nick Lindner Gives Lafayette Patriot League Home Court Advantage

After a big win this weekend on the road against top-seed Bucknell, Lafayette will now host defending Patriot League champion American in the Patriot League championship game Wednesday night. Win and Lafayette will go dancing looking to play the role of Cinderella with hopes the slipper will fit. With sophomore point guard Nick Lindner stepping up in a big way down the stretch, who knows just what story will unfold for Lafayette.

03/09/2015

LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: Andrew Harrison #5 (left) and Trey Lyles #41 (right) of the Kentucky Wildcats talk to the crowd following the game against the Florida Gators at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 67-50 to finish the regular 31-0. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Five Things: First Teams Clinch NCAA Tournament Bids

It’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.

03/09/2015

Penn State G D.J. Newbill. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Newbill’s Buzzer-Beater Lifts Penn State Over Minnesota

D.J. Newbill hit a three at the buzzer to lift Penn State over Minnesota on Sunday.

03/08/2015

Penn freshman guard Antonio Woods. (Photo credit: Penn Athletics)

Penn Defeats Cornell 78-72

Penn defeated Cornell on Saturday night for their second straight win.

03/07/2015

La Salle Head Coach John Giannini. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

La Salle Upsets Dayton 55-53

Jordan Price scored 21 points to lead La Salle to victory over Dayton.

03/07/2015

Head coach Phil Martelli of the Saint Joseph's Hawks.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Rhode Island Earns 78-68 Win Over Saint Joseph’s

Rhode Island rallied in the final period to beat Saint Joseph’s 78-68.

03/07/2015

Will Cummings File Photo (Credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Temple Tops UConn 75-63

Temple picked up a big win on Saturday over UConn.

03/07/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 7: JayVaughn Pinkston #22 of the Villanova Wildcats takes a shot as Joey De La Rosa #34 of the St. John's Red Storm defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on March 7, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

No. 4 Villanova Dominates St. John’s 105-68

Villanova continued their winning ways on Saturday as they topped St. John’s.

03/07/2015

Drexel head coach Bruiser Flint (credit: Rich Schmitt Photography)

Drexel Gets Upset By Charleston In First Round Of CAA Tournament

Drexel blew a halftime lead to lose to Charleston in the first round of the CAA Tournament.

03/06/2015

Penn freshman guard Antonio Woods. (Photo credit: Penn Athletics)

Penn Pulls Out Win Over Columbia, 54-46

Penn ended their losing streak with a 54-46 win over Columbia.

03/06/2015

ANN ARBOR, MI - DECEMBER 2:  Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange walks off the court following a 68-65 loss to the Michigan Wolverines at Crisler Arena on December 2, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

NCAA Suspends Jim Boeheim For Syracuse Violations

Jim Boeheim has been punished by the NCAA for violations that spanned a decade.

03/06/2015

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19: A basketball sits on the court during a break in the action between the Brooklyn Nets and the Philadelphia 76ers during preseason action at the Barclays Center on October 19, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The 76ers defeated the Nets 106-76. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Valparaiso Forward Alec Peters Shines In Regular Season Finale

Alec Peters is not just a scorer. The 6’9” forward proved that in the first half of Valparaiso’s regular season finale against Cleveland State, passing out of double teams and attempting just two shots.

03/06/2015

Will Cummings File Photo (Credit: Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Temple Cruises By East Carolina, 70-56

Will Cummings led Temple over East Carolina on Thursday night.

03/05/2015

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Will Cummings Gives Temple Opportunity To Win The American

With just two games remaining in the regular season for the Temple, the Owls are living on the bubble despite owning 20 wins. If the Owls are to play tournament basketball this month, senior guard Will Cummings will be a big reason why.

03/03/2015

WICHITA, KS - FEBRUARY 28: Guard Fred Van Vleet #23 of the Wichita State Shockers celebrates with teammates after a scoring run against the Northern Iowa Panthers during the first half on February 28, 2015 at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Five Things: Wichita, Arizona Win Big Games

Saturday’s slate was incredible, and some of the biggest and best games are recapped below. In many conferences, regular season concluded this past weekend, meaning the league tournaments are set to begin (some as early as tomorrow).

03/02/2015

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