Josh Hart, Donte DiVincenzo Help Villanova nearly sweeps 2016-17 Big 5 Awards

Villanova once again left no doubt that they are indeed the Kings of this city when it comes to college basketball after making the Big Five Awards theres. Villanova received three major Big Five awards Tuesday, with senior Josh Hart being named player of the year, Donte DiVincenzo earning rookie of the year and Jay

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Wisconsin’s Nigel Hayes Bashes NCAA With Sign on College ‘GameDay’ (Photos)

The Big Ten’s Preseason Player of the Year is more than just a basketball player, and Nigel Hayes put his activism on full display Saturday morning. The Badgers star hooper, used the College GameDay platform provided by ESPN to carry a sign that said — “Broke College Athlete” — “Anything Help.” Hayes had already taken

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Jim Boeheim on How Syracuse Broke The Rules But Didn’t Cheat

This is an interesting take on rules violations, but is anybody buying Jim Boeheim’s theory. The Syracuse coaching legend — while chatting with USA Today — addressed the story line of the Final Four’s feature even on Saturday night — with two-storied programs clouded in current or looming NCAA sanctions. After missing the post season

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NCAA Bans Ezekiel Elliott Style Tucked Under Jerseys

After watching Alabama defenders suffer the wrath of trying to tackle Ezekiel Elliott straight up, the NCAA has come to the rescue, reportedly banning the tucked under jersey look — mad famous by Ray Lewis back in the day. https://twitter.com/BenAxelrod/status/574642474347589633/ Elliott and his abs of steel ran all over Alabama and Oregon. Defenders will now

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Kansas Cliff Alexander Out While Facing Pending ‘NCAA’ Issue

Freshman big man Cliff Alexander was declared out for Saturday’s game vs. Texas because of an NCAA eligibility issue, Kansas announced. With rumors of his “high school transcript” being the cause — Alexander’s season could be in jeopardy. There was no immediate word if Alexander would miss games beyond Saturday. Statement from KU on Cliff

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NCAA Says It Did Not Declare Homeless Baylor RB Silas Nacita Ineligible

Someone is lying about their end of the story — with all fingers pointed at the NCAA. Earlier we reported on the plight of Silas Nacita — the Baylor running back who was homeless and forced to accept the help of friends just to survive. It was initially reported that the NCAA ruled Nacita ineligible

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Cardale Jones Clears Up Rumors About Destroying Kid in Video Game

Back in January, Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones visited some kids at the hospital and played video games with them. Jones reportedly went as hard on the sticks as he does on gridiron. While battling in NCAA College Football ’15 — Jones blasted a poor kid by a reported score of 91-35. Now a month

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Texas AD Plans to Pay Student Athletes $10k

University of Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson says the school has a plan in place that will pay each Longhorns student-athlete $10k when the ruling comes down requiring athletes to receive compensation. That won’t break the bank, Athletic Director Steve Patterson said Tuesday at a forum on the fast-changing business of college sports. But even

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NCAA Board Adopts Policy Giving 5 Power Conferences More Power

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors on Thursday voted to put in place a measure that will change how schools and conferences will be able to govern themselves in the future. In a move that’s not shocking to anyone involved, The new governing structure within the organization will allow the Power 5 conferences — ACC, Big 12,

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NCAA Reopens Investigation Of Academic Misconduct At UNC

Just weeks after former North Carolina Tar Heels guard Rashad McCants told ESPN’s Outside the Lines that he took several phony classes in order to remain eligible, the NCAA announced on Monday they are reopening their investigation of the university. “The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, was cited by the Division I Committee on Infractions in

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