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Duke basketball back atop the rankings

Duke took a week off from its perch atop the rankings, but are back on top in the latest AP Poll.

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Duke basketball’s freshmen shine in 73-57 victory against Georgia Tech

Duke basketball’s freshmen shine in 73-57 victory against Georgia Tech

With Ryan Kelly on the shelf indefinitely each player knew he had to step up to keep the team afloat during a tough ACC schedule. Tonight, the freshmen shined in the victory.

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Texas lets win slip away, falls to Jayhawks, 64-59

Once again, the Longhorns proved that no lead of theirs is safe. Texas led No. 4 Kansas for all but 31 seconds of the game’s first 35 minutes and led by as many as 11 points in the second half.

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Wisconsin upsets Indiana in Bloomington

During the Tom Crean era in Bloomington, the Indiana men’s basketball team has surpassed several hurdles, but Hoosier fans may have to wait another year before IU can take down Wisconsin with Crean at the helm.

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USC fires O’Neill after three-plus seasons

Amid year four of a tenure that endured the worst in school history, USC men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill is gone. O’Neill was fired on Monday during a morning meeting, USC Athletic Director Pat Haden announced in a statement.

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No. 5 Indiana holds on to beat no. 8 Minnesota

No. 5 Indiana holds on to beat no. 8 Minnesota

Turnovers and fouls nearly derailed a 23-point halftime lead, but No. 5 Indiana hung on to come away with an 88-81 win against No. 8 Minnesota.

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N.C. State beats Duke basketball 84-76 for the first loss of the season

N.C. State beats Duke basketball 84-76 for the first loss of the season

Coming into the 2012-13 college basketball season, preseason ACC favorite N.C. State had a motto for the year—“Our State”—in hopes of winning the ACC title over Triangle rivals Duke and North Carolina, who have maintained a firm grip on the conference crown for much of the past decade.

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Ohio State hands Michigan its first loss after comeback bid falls short

A win would have made Michigan the No. 1 team in the country for the first time since 1992.

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Singler leads the way as Ducks upset Arizona for first landmark win at Matthew Knight Arena

Singler leads the way as Ducks upset Arizona for first landmark win at Matthew Knight Arena

There were about 2,500 U. Oregon students in Matthew Knight Arena Thursday night, and by the end of the game all of them wanted a spot on the court. The Ducks came away with the 70-66 upset to take down the first top 5 team to play at Matthew Knight Arena, but that didn’t always look like it was in the cards.

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No. 3 Arizona wins 92-83 in overtime after big comeback

After Arizona’s improbable 92-83 overtime win against Colorado (10-3, 0-1 Pac-12) at McKale Center on Thursday night, Arizona’s Kevin Parrom sat alongside Mark Lyons and Nick Johnson for a post-game press conference.

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