• Arkansas returns to underdog role after offseason arrests

    Arkansas coach Mike Anderson says he was ''blindsided'' by a tumultuous offseason for the Razorbacks, one that included the arrests of three players on allegations of using counterfeit money. Led by SEC Player of the Year Bobby Portis, the Razorbacks finished 27-9 last season and reached their NCAA…

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  • New job provides different challenges for Tennessee's Barnes

    Tennessee coach Rick Barnes' new surroundings have the veteran coach adopting a slightly different approach in preseason practices. Tennessee started practice last week as the Volunteers adjust to their third coach in as many seasons. ''We'd been 17 years where we had certain core basic drills that…

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  • Louisville campus police reviewing escort allegations

    Louisville campus police now say they are reviewing allegations that a former men's basketball staffer hired escorts to dance and have sex with recruits and players in a dormitory. Katina Powell has alleged in a book released online over the weekend that former Cardinals director of basketball…

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  • Pressure is on new coach Steve Prohm at Iowa State

    Five months ago, Iowa State's Steve Prohm was the coach at mid-major Murray State. Prohm officially began his first season in charge of the Cyclones on Tuesday with the team's annual media day. Iowa State has all the pieces to make a run at the league title and more - provided that Prohm can handle…

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  • Drake hoping to turn corner in 2015-16

    Last season was a landmark year for basketball in the state of Iowa, as three Division I teams reached the NCAA Tournament for the first time. Drake is hoping to crash that party soon. The Bulldogs, who've been to the NCAA Tournament just once since 1971, are optimistic it can inch closer to…

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  • How to Double Your Money Every 3.5 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • Kentucky guard Hawkins to miss 4 weeks with broken hand

    Kentucky guard Dominique Hawkins will miss four weeks after breaking his right hand in practice over the weekend. The junior will have surgery Tuesday to repair a broken bone in the hand and is expected to return in early November. A defensive specialist who provides energy off the bench, Hawkins…

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  • Indiana hires Elston as director of player development

    Indiana coach Tom Crean hired former player Derek Elston as the new director of player development Monday. The native of Tipton, Indiana, will help with mentoring, life skills, administrative operations and support services. Elston played on the Hoosiers' 2012 Sweet 16 team and the 2013 Big Ten…

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