College Basketball Pregame Playlist

It takes a heavy library of new and oldschool jams to keep today’s college basketball players motivated. Check out what and who these players listen to while getting pumped before a big game.


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Rising Star: Duke Senior Mason Plumlee

The Duke Blue Devils are a top-five team and will be a tough out come March because of one of the most overlooked attributes in college basketball: senior leadership. With so many talented players leaving early for NBA stardom, having a strong senior-led team isn’t as common as it used to be.


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Five Things: Miami Survives Again, Terps Top Duke And Top 10 Blowouts

It may not have been a particularly memorable weekend, but there were exciting finishes across the country. Some of the teams mentioned below, as well as Gonzaga and Michigan State, continue to impress, while other contenders have looked shaky of late.


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Five Things: Five Overtimes In South Bend, A Half-Court Buzzer Beater And A Big Ten Battle

The fact that the Michigan-Wisconsin game was not the wildest of the weekend tells you something – in this case, that there was a five-overtime game. In a week full of upsets, this weekend was no different. In addition to some of the surprises mentioned below, California won at No. 7 Arizona on Sunday.


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OMG…..My Brackets Are Busted……..NOT!!!!!!

I can’t believe it…….brackets all over the country are in a total mess this morning, huge front page news in every newspaper in America and before this weekend is over, all remaining brackets will begin to crumble. What on earth are we going to do?


Duke guard Austin Rivers, son of Celtics coach Doc Rivers, celebrates his game-winning shot over UNC. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

With Doc In Stands, Austin Rivers Leads Duke Past UNC

Austin Rivers and his Duke teammates kept hanging around, doing just enough to keep North Carolina from blowing the game open until the Tar Heels finally gave them an opening.


Boston College kicker Nate Freese reacts after missing a potential game-winning field goal with 43 seconds left against Duke.  (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

BC Falls To 0-3 On Missed Field Goal, Worst Start Since 1991

Boston College is off to their worst start since 1991, after falling to 0-3 on the season with a tough loss to Duke.


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Boston College And Duke Are Both Starving For First Win

When Boston College and Duke meet in their Atlantic Coast Conference opener on Saturday, each will be looking to improve on an 0-2 start.


Duke's Justin Turri, left, tries to get past Notre Dame's Eric Keppeler, right, in the first quarter of their NCAA college men�s Division I lacrosse tournament quarterfinal game in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday, May 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl)

Duke Lacrosse Team Beats Notre Dame At Gillette

Defending NCAA champion Duke scored three times in the fourth quarter to beat Notre Dame 7-5 in the quarterfinals of the men’s lacrosse tournament on Sunday.


Jalen Rose #5 of the Toronto Raptors stands on the court during the game with the Orlando Magic December 19, 2005 at TD Waterhouse Centre in Orlando, Florida. The Raptors won 92-90. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice:  Copyright 2005 NBAE (Photo by Gary Bassing/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Shaughnessy On Jalen Rose, The Fab Five, Duke

Dan Shaughnessy chimed in with Zo and Roche, as they once again discuss the “Fab 5″ documentary. How wrong was Jalen Rose and the “Fab 5″ for putting this together?

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/17/2011




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