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Yesterday afternoon Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports reported that suspended Auburn guard Varez Ward is under investigation by federal authorities for an alleged point-shaving scandal. Ward — who was suspended prior to a February 25th game against Arkansas — was a transfer guard from Texas averaging 8.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 3.8 assists on just 34.6% shooting….

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One of the more interesting games today is the re-match between Cincinnati (22-9, 12-6 Big East) and #13 Georgetown (23-7, 12-6 Big East) in the Big East tournament. These two teams met earlier in the season, when the Bearcats traveled to Georgetown and defeated the then #11 Hoyas 68-64. Despite their history, Cincinnati opened as a 3-point…

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After splitting during the regular season, Kansas State takes on Baylor Thursday in the second round of the Big 12 tournament. The tables below shows the College Basketball Betting Trends, closing lines and final scores from the first two matchups. Game #1 – 1/10/12 Team Spread % Closing Line Score Baylor 57% +3.5 75 Kansas…

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After their recent story in Sports Illustrated, there will be a lot of eyes tuned in to watch Ben Howland’s UCLA Bruins (18-13, 11-7 Pac-12) take on the woeful USC Trojans (6-25, 1-17 Pac-12). While USC players will be watching the NCAA tournament from home (barring an epic tourney run), the Bruins still have a…

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The Los Angeles Lakers (23-14, 6-12 away) will kick off a 3-game road trip on Tuesday (3/6) when they travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons (12-26, 9-11 home).  The Lakers are looking for their fourth consecutive win overall after handling the Miami Heat on Sunday (3/4) and aiming for their sixth straight victory…

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Two of the West Coasts pre-eminent basketball programs will face off tonight and, surprise, surprise, it does not involve any Pac-12 teams. In one of the nation’s most underrated rivalries, the St. Mary’s Gaels (26-5, 14-2 WCC) will take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-5, 13-3 WCC) in the West Coast Conference championship game. Both teams…

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