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December 29, 2011
Welcome college basketball fans, hope you got some good action in last night, because there was a lot of it! We had a couple of teams get their first loss, while a couple more kept their records unblemished. We will start off with a game that had a large number of NBA scouts in the house to top off our NCAA Daily:
#6 Baylor Off To Best Start In School History After Beating #15 Mississippi State
(Matt Stevens/Columbus Dispatch)
By Alexander Kaftan
54 Virtus Roma-63 Fenerbahçe Istanbul
December 27, 2011
Welcome college basketball fans, hope you all had a fantastic Christmas! I know mine was filled with a lot of NBA action, which was just incredible to have back. There were not to many college basketball games that went on in the mean time, but I still have some solid news for you in this edition of NCAA Daily:
Jones leapfrogged Harrison Barnes on our board, after his 28 point masterpiece against BYU last week.
Jones was all over the place, using his athleticism and size to cause massive matchup problems for the defense. He knocked down both of his three point attempts, looking more and more like viable option on the pick and pop game.
December 23, 2011
It has been a busy holiday season for NCAA Basketball. While most students are home for the holidays, basketball season keeps right on moving with the end of most team's non-conference schedules and a few late pre-conference tournaments. Here is the latest NCAA Daily to break down the latest news and action:
By Eric Yearian / HoopsDaily.com
With a whirlwind of activity taking place over the past few weeks leading up to the Christmas day NBA season kickoff, it can be easy to lose track of even the major headlines around the association. Luckily for you, we’ve got you covered with ten of the biggest questions around the league and a prediction for how each storyline will conclude.
1. Where will Dwight Howard land?
December 22, 2011
Welcome to another edition of NCAA Daily! A lot of solid NCAA Basketball action last night. Got to check out a number of solid NBA prospects in the Texas vs. North Carolina match-up which starts us off today:
Barnes Big Day Helps #5 Heels Top Texas
Hello readers, hope your Channukah was happy, your holidays are jolly and your basketball is FANTASTIC! Right now, college basketball is at a point where amazing happens until we get a nice NBA gift on Christmas, so let's break down the latest on NCAA Daily:
Syracuse Stays #1, Bucks Bucknell
(Donna Ditota/The Post-Standard The Post-Standard)
Projected No. 1 pick Andre Drummond broke out with a career night Sunday, posting 24 points, 8 rebounds and 5 blocks. Granted, the effort came against Holy Cross, which isn't exactly a basketball juggernaut.
Drummond's performance was noteworthy because he's quickly developing the confidence to be a dominant force on the college level.