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NCAA Pushes Back 3-point Line for Its 2019/20 Basketball Season

College courts around the U.S. will be given makeovers ahead of the NCAA 2019/20 season. The 3-point line will be amplified from its current 20 feet, 9 inches to the official International distance, 22 feet, 1 3/4 inches. NCAA New Regulations This 16 3/4-inch change is not the only modification …

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Alabama falls short of NCAA Tournament, but makes NIT

Going into the SEC Tournament, the fate of the Alabama men’s basketball team remained up in the air. This Sunday night determined their fate, and the Tide did not make the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament’s field of 68. Alabama played against Kentucky (27-6) and Ole Miss (20-12) over the weekend. …

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Arkansas Takes on Providence in NIT

After a 17-15 season, the Arkansas Razorbacks failed to secure a bid in the NCAA Tournament. However, they will continue their season as the No. 5 seed in the National Invitational Tournament. They will be taking on the 4th seeded Providence Friars. The Friars finished 18-15 overall, including 7-11 in …

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Thad Matta spurns Georgia basketball’s multi-million dollar offer

The search continues. After meeting with school officials in Athens, Georgia, former Ohio State bench boss Thad Matta has reportedly turned down an offer to become the 23rd head coach of the University of Georgia’s basketball team. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman first broke the news Wednesday afternoon, and according to multiple …

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Mississippi State Makes NIT

On Sunday night, the Mississippi State Bulldogs found out their postseason fate. They are a four seed in the National Invitation Tournament and will host fifth-seeded Nebraska Wednesday night at 9:00 ET. If the Bulldogs defeat the Cornhuskers, they would face Baylor or Wagner in the second round. https://twitter.com/HailStateMBK/status/972996106052423680 The …

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NIT Semifinals Preview: UCF vs. TCU

Head coach Johnny Dawkins has been enjoying a successful first year with the UCF Knights men’s basketball team, guiding it to the NIT, their first postseason appearance since 2012. The Knights will take on the TCU Horned Frogs in the NIT semifinals. The Horned Frogs are coached by Jamie Dixon who is also in …

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UCF Advances to Final Four in NIT

University of Central Florida defeated Illinois 68-58 last night to advance to the final four of the NIT. The Knights will now head to New York to play in the program’s first NIT semifinals at Madison Square Garden. Sellout in Orlando No. 4 seeded UCF was supposed to head to Illinois, but with …

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UCF Heads to NIT Quarterfinals

The UCF Knights are coming off a close win against the No. 1 seeded Illinois State. Creating this upset was a confidence boost for the Knights. But now it’s time to focus on Wednesday night’s game against Illinois. The Journey The Knights got to the quarterfinals after a win from …

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RECAP: UCF Knights Charge On to NIT Quarterfinals

Recap The University of Central Florida men’s basketball team defeated the Illinois State Redbirds last night in Normal, Illinois to advance to the quarterfinals of the National Invitational Tournament. The Redbirds were the No. 1 seed of region three while UCF was No. 4. It was an impressive win by …

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UCF Wins First NIT Game

The University of Central Florida grabbed their first win in the National Invitation Tournament(NIT) in program history after defeating Colorado University 79-74 yesterday in the CFE Arena in Orlando, Florida. The UCF Knights(22-11) will take on the top-seeded Illinois State Redbirds(28-6) on Monday, March 20th with hopes of continuing their run in the …

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