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NCAA Tournament 2012: Syracuse star Fab Melo barred for NCAA tournament

Syracuse sophomore star Fab Melo won’t take part in the NCAA Basketball tournament due to eligibility issue.  The school would not intricate the issue though Melo fail to spot three games during the season. On Tuesday, a 7-footer Melo did not travel to Pittsburgh with his team.  In his place, Coach Jim Boeheim is likely […]

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NCAA Tournament 2012: Syracuse center Fab Melo Ineligible

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According to several news sites, Syracuse center Fab Melo will not participate in the NCAA Tournament because of an eligibility issue, the university announced Tuesday. Syracuse Orange starting center Melo was averaging 7.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. His defensive skills is very important to the team, he was averaging 2.9 blocks. Before the […]

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NIT Basketball Tournament 2012 bracket and games schedule summary

Filed in Basketball, Featured, Hobbies, Sports and Outdoor by on March 13, 2012 0 Comments

Last March 11, 2012 ESPNU unveiled the 2012 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) bracket. This marks the 75th anniversary of the NIT for men’s college basketball. Washington, Tennessee, Seton Hall and Arizona are the teams on the top seeds in the NIT this year Games Schedule Summary First Round – 16 games which will be held on […]

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National Invitation Tournament (NIT) 2012 full schedule first round games

Filed in Basketball, Featured, Hobbies, Sports and Outdoor by on March 13, 2012 0 Comments

The National Invitation Tournament (NIT) is the oldest tournament in college basketball in USA. The NIT started way back  1938. It was originally played entirely at Madison Square Garden in New York. The 2012 NIT Tournament and  2012 NCAA Tournament tips off on the same day. Here’s the full schedule of 2012 NIT Tournament for Tuesday.  (All times […]

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NCAA Tournament 2012: Games schedule for West Region

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The 2012 men’s NCAA basketball tournament has been revealed. The West Region has its games schedules this Thursday and Friday. The 2012 NCAA Tournament will be on March 13-14 in Dayton with the four first-round games. The 2012 Final Four will be hosted by New Orleans at the Superdome. Games schedule for West Region and networks that are […]

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NCAA Bracket 2012: Tournament Match-Ups Revealed, Kentucky is NCAA overall top seed

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The 2012 men’s NCAA basketball tournament has been revealed. The No. 1 seeds in the four regions of the bracket are Kentucky, Syracuse, North Carolina and Michigan State, huffingtonpost.com reported The 2012 NCAA Tournament will be on March 13-14 in Dayton with the four first-round games. The 2012 Final Four will be hosted by New Orleans at […]

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NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves’ point guard Ricky Rubio out for season

The Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point guard Ricky Rubio will miss the rest of the season because of a season-ending knee injury. On Friday, Rubio slid over to cut off Lakers star Kobe Bryant as Bryant dribbled away from Martell Webster. Rubio’s left knee distorted just before he crashed with Bryant. MRI results Saturday revealed that […]

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Michael Jordan’s Mansion puts on market for only $29 million (Photos)

A 56,000-square foot Chicago Mansion in Highland Park owned by NBA star Michael Jordan was on sale for only $29 million, Yahoo sports reported. The mansion featured 9 bedrooms, 15 full bathrooms, car garage, and an indoor full-sized basketball court with specially cushioned hardwood flooring and high quality lighting. It’s been a longtime home to […]

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2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Winners

The NBA tried a new format and brought in new faces for the 2012 slam dunk contest. Based on the total fan voting, Jeremy Evans took the win with his double dunk with 29% of the total votes. Evans added his own flavor to what Javale Mcgee did last year. Evans took two hits and […]

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Nike to release Jeremy Lin-themed basketball shoes

Nike is set to launch the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse Low basketball shoes this weekend. The shoes, built especially for Lin, are “not a signature line but a version of the shoe that he’s been wearing this season,” the company told Reuters. Priced at $130, the shoes will be available on Nike’s website. The world’s biggest […]

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NIKE Shoe release creates riot

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Orlando Police disperse noisy shoes seekers in a mall after crowd riots ensue over a newly released Nike Galaxy Foamposite Shoes. The crowd began getting wild as hundreds packed the parking lot, waiting to buy the $220, limited-edition shoe that was timed to be released during the NBA All-Star Game in Orlando. […]

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