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Los Angeles Times

UCLA will need new defensive strategy if Adem Bona, David Singleton out vs. Gonzaga

UCLA coach Mick Cronin didn't say much on the injury status of Adem Bona and David Singleton but might need someone else to defend Gonzaga's Drew Timme.

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Jumbo Package: Nick Saban offers injury updates, talks leadership after first spring practice

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports Your latest Crimson Tide news and notes. Happy Tuesday, everyone. Alabama football held their first practice of the spring yesterday, and released some footage if you’d like to invest five minutes. Afterward, Nick Saban mentioned that Dallas Turner and Deontae Lawson, both expected to be key cogs on the 2023 defense, will miss all of camp while recovering from surgeries. The good news is that he doesn’t expect those injuries to cause problems going forward. A few more injury nuggets: “Roydell Williams and DeVonta Smith both...

Canes Warning

Xavier Restrepo expects explosive new offense and loves WR coach Kevin Beard

The Miami wide receivers were mostly underproductive during the 2022 season. Part of that was an injury to Xavier Restrepo that caused him to miss half the season. Restrepo had 11 receptions for 172 yards and one touchdown in Miami’s wins over Bethune-Cookman and Southern Mississippi to begin the 2022 season. A foot injury caused […] Xavier Restrepo expects explosive new offense and loves WR coach Kevin Beard - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

A Sea Of Blue

Vito Tisdale dismissed from Kentucky Football

Photo by Jacob Noger - UK Football The dismissal was for a violation of team rules. Kentucky defensive back Vito Tisdale has been dismissed from the program, the school announced Tuesday. “Vito Tisdale has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules,” the school said in a statement on Twitter. “We have no additional comment on the matter.” A former 4-star recruit in the 2020 class from Bowling Green (KY), Tisdale was set to play significant snaps across the secondary this coming season. He missed the entire 2022 season due to a knee injury...

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NCAA Tournament Round 2 Game Thread: Alabama vs Maryland

Gary Cosby Jr. / USA TODAY NETWORK Brandon Miller and the Crimson Tide will try to hold off a tough Terrapins squad. There was at least some concern about Brandon Miller’s availability for tonight after he played limited minutes on Thursday thanks to a groin injury that he has been battling for a while, but according to Jeff Goodman, Brandon is good to go. Alabama’s Brandon Miller will play tonight against Maryland. I’m told he’s about 80 percent due to groin injury suffered during SEC tourney. Was scoreless in first-round win. Will have no minutes...

Arizona Daily Star

'The cards played out well' for Arizona's hurdling tight end Tanner McLachlan

Tanner McLachlan used YouTube to rehab his ACL injury last year. Then he became the most productive tight end for the Wildcats since Rob Gronkowski.

Los Angeles Times

UCLA edges Northwestern to return to Sweet 16; David Singleton injured

David Singleton exits early with an injury as UCLA holds off Northwestern 68-63 to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.

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Victory Thread: Alabama 73, Maryland 51

Gary Cosby Jr. / USA TODAY NETWORK It’s on to the Sweet Sixteen for the Tide. Alabama faced Maryland in the second round of the NCAA Tournament tonight, and took care of business by a score of 73-51. The game got off to a horrible start for Alabama, as a couple of early turnovers aided Maryland’s run out to a 9-2 lead. The offense didn’t improve much throughout the half, but the defense was stifling enough for Alabama to take a 28-23 lead into the break. Brandon Miller led all scorers to that point with nine, despite playing through a groin injury. A major...

Ball Durham

Duke basketball: Overcoming adversity should be story of season

The Duke basketball season came to an end by a tough and physical Tennessee Volunteers team. The Duke basketball team was without its starting small forward, Mark Mitchell, due to a leg injury that wasn’t reported until ten minutes before the Blue Devils tipped off against Tennessee and it changed the game. The narrative around […] Duke basketball: Overcoming adversity should be story of season - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Ball Durham

Duke basketball: Stunning injury sidelines Mark Mitchell before tipoff

The Duke basketball team could be without freshman forward Mark Mitchell.  A massive injury bomb was dropped in Orlando, Florida just minutes before the Duke basketball team tipped off its Round of 32 matchup in the NCAA Tournament against Tennessee. The Blue Devils announced that freshman forward Mark Mitchell, who was listed in the initial […] Duke basketball: Stunning injury sidelines Mark Mitchell before tipoff - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Duke Basketball Report

YouTube Gold: Dereck Lively On His Relationship With His Mother

 Mar 16, 2023; Orlando, FL, USA; Duke Blue Devils center Dereck Lively II (1) dunks the ball against Oral Roberts Golden Eagles forward Connor Vanover (35) during the first half at Amway Center.  | Matt Pendleton-USA TODAY Sports We’ve never wanted someone to get paid more. Dereck Lively III had a slow start at Duke due to injuries and possibly because of the adjustment to this level of basketball. Obviously he wants to excel. Unfortunately some lunatics weren’t willing to wait and apparently sent him death threats, which is beyond disgusting. Fortunately,...

The Salt Lake Tribune

How the Utah gymnasts have coped with the loss of Grace McCallum

When a team is as consistent as Utah’s gymnastics team, it’s human nature to focus on the Utes’ surprising dips, such as the loss at Oregon State a week ago or the knee injury to Grace McCallum that has sidelined the star.

Los Angeles Times

Jaylen Clark is out but still inspiring defense-minded UCLA in NCAA tournament

With spark plug Jaylen Clark sidelined for the NCAA tournament because of a leg injury, the rest of the UCLA Bruins have stepped up on defense.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Injury sidelines Mizzou basketball's Tre Gomillion but victory gives him a chance to return

The Tigers' team captain couldn't play in Thursday's NCAA Tournament opener but hopes to recover in time to play Princeton on Saturday.

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2023 NCAA Tournament Thursday Recap: Round One busted the brackets

Russell Lansford-USA TODAY Sports Upsets a’plenty were the highlight, defensive struggles reared their heads, and some surprise blowouts punctuated Round One We have 32 games to get through. For those of you without the free time to obsess over regional low-major basketball teams, or the patience to stay awake until 1:00 a.m., here’s your recap of Round One action: South Region No. 1 Alabama had a quiet day from B Mill, who played hard but took just 5 shots and only played 19 minutes as he was going at half-speed with injury. He wasn’t needed, however. The bench...

Canes Warning

Miami basketball versus Drake NCAA Tournament: Game info, odds, live stream, TV

The Miami basketball team will begin NCAA Tournament play on Friday at 7:25 ET on TBS versus Drake. Reports on Friday emerged that forward Norhcad Omier is progressing from his ankle injury and trending toward playing versus Drake. Omier missed all but 1:06 in the ACC semifinal versus Duke after suffering a sprained ankle. Friday […] Miami basketball versus Drake NCAA Tournament: Game info, odds, live stream, TV - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

All for Tennessee

Tennessee Basketball: Latest Zakai Zeigler injury update, surgery, more

Tennessee basketball superstar point guard Zakai Zeigler had his surgery this past Monday and will not be with the team this weekend. Earlier in the year, Tennessee basketball defeated Arkansas at home in a big SEC matchup. Still, just a few minutes into the game, point guard Zakai Zeigler suffered an ACL tear while cutting […] Tennessee Basketball: Latest Zakai Zeigler injury update, surgery, more - All for Tennessee - All for Tennessee - A Tennessee Volunteers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Addicted To Quack

Oregon Men’s Basketball Game Thread: Ducks Host UC Irvine In NIT First Round

Photo by Ethan Miller/ Oregon MBB faces a familiar foe When: 3/15/23, 8:00 pm PT Where: Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, OR Watch: ESPN2 Oregon Ducks men’s basketball begins post-season play tonight against the UC Irvine Anteaters. Or should I say Duckeaters? UC Irvine came to Eugene in the Ducks’ second game of the season and really put the hurt on Oregon, 58-69. We’re talking about a Ducks squad that was hurt by injuries, and while I’d like to say that isn’t the case now, that is the case now as well. Will Richardson has a season-ending hip injury. Jermaine...

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Jumbo Package: Focused Alabama enters the NCAA tournament on unfamiliar grounds: as the hunted

Vasha Hunt-USA TODAY Sports Don’t take anyone lightly, ever. There were questions swirling about in Nashville as to why Burnett and Welch did not play. The two have fought injuries all season, and it has impacted their play at times. According to Coach Oats, it really was about momentum. “It’s hard to play 11 guys in every game,” Oats said. “We kind of went with the guys that are playing well. Stuff started out great. We just kind of rolled with the guys that were playing well at the time. They are both 100 percent healthy. Thought Nimari’s had two great...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

If star big man Norchad Omier can’t play, who will Hurricanes turn to?

Hurricanes forward Norchad Omier is considered day-to-day with an ankle injury leading into Miami's first-round game in the NCAA Tournament. If he can't play, Miami has options to fill the void.

Streaking The Lawn

WATCH: Despite injury, Ben Vander Plas has fun interviewing teammates before start of NCAA Tournament

Photo by Erica Denhoff/Icon Sportswire via The fun-loving, mustache-touting Wahoo asked his teammates some hard-hitting questions Before tomorrow’s first round matchup against Furman, Virginia Cavaliers graduate transfer Ben Vander Plas spent time asking his teammates the most important questions. Despite being out for the remainder of the season with a fractured right hand that he had surgery on earlier this week, Vander Plas is still absolutely finding ways to entertain. Talking to freshmen Ryan Dunn and Isaac Traudt along with fellow veteran Kadin Shedrick,...


Memphis' Alex Lomax fought back from possible career-ending injury to deliver for Tigers

Two months after a potential career-ending injury, Memphis basketball's Alex Lomax is ready to go on a March Madness run.       

Arizona Daily Star

Injuries are straining UA's 7-man rotation; Wildcats have survived them so far

Although some key players are banged up, no Arizona regular has missed a game — and no Wildcat is planning to miss any in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.

Duke Basketball Report

ACC Roundup - A New Coach For Georgia Tech And Key Injuries Could Hurt In The 2023 NCAA Tournament

CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA - JANUARY 04: Justin McKoy #22 of the North Carolina Tar Heels talks with teammates during their game against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at the Dean E. Smith Center on January 04, 2023 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. | Photo by Grant Halverson/ Injured big men are a big concern for three ACC teams The main ACC news is that Georgia Tech made an out-of-the-box-hire in Damon Stoudamire. Stoudamire was with the Boston Celtics until his move to Georgia Tech. He played for Lute Olson at Arizona, just before Josh Pastner showed up, and now the...

A Sea Of Blue

Calipari gives encouraging update on the health of his team entering NCAA Tournament

Dylan Ballard - A Sea Of Blue Could Kentucky actually have everyone able to go Friday night vs. Providence? The NCAA Tournament is here, and the Kentucky Wildcats are looking to go on another deep run under John Calipari. Unfortunately, this has been one of Calipari’s most injury-prone teams since arriving in Lexington. There thankfully haven’t been any major injuries that sidelined players for months, if not longer. Instead, it’s been an onslaught of minor injuries that keep key players out for a few games here and there, making it hard to build the kind of...

Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

Syracuse women’s lacrosse: Kate Mashewske out for the season with lower-body injury

SHAWN DOWD/ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AN The Orange’s draw taker suffered the injury over the weekend against Notre Dame. The Syracuse Orange women’s lacrosse team sustained a significant blow to it’s roster over the weekend late in its 15-7 win over No. 12 Notre Dame. Senior draw control specialist Kate Mashewske suffered a lower-body injury while making a play a few minutes into the fourth quarter. View this post on Instagram A post shared by KATE MASHEWSKE (@k8mashh) After winning a draw, Kate was running towards the sideline to...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hurricanes big man Norchad Omier may miss NCAA Tournament opener due to ankle injury

The Miami Hurricanes are waiting to find out if starting forward Norchad Omier will be able to play in UM's NCAA Tournament opener.

State of The U

This Week in Miami Hurricanes Basketball: NCAA Tournament Preview Edition

Photo by Grant Halverson/ Both squads are heading north for their first round matchups. It’s NCAA Tournament time for Miami Hurricanes Men’s and Women’s basketball. Good thing, as I can shift my focus from the disappointment of Omier’s injury and the guys’ loss to Duke. Today, I will be previewing both the men’s and women’s matchups as well as taking a quick look at Miami’s potential second round opponents. Last week, the guys beat Wake Forest in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament on Thursday afternoon, then came up short against Duke in the...

Clemson is fully equipped to DOMINATE | Time to Schein

Adam Schein and College Football Analyst Houston Nutt take a look at the Clemson Tigers and why they are fully equipped to dominate this season. The guys also discuss Dylan Moses' injury, expectations for Jalen Hurts, Oregon vs. Auburn predictions, and th

UCF QB McKenzie Milton optimistic about returning in 2020 | SC with SVP

McKenzie Milton joins Scott Van Pelt to give an update on his rehab from a devastating leg injury during the 2018 season, and he explains why he is optimistic about a possible return to the quarterback position for the UCF Knights in 2020. ✔

Zion Williamson's injury scare | Time to Schein

Evan Washburn & Gary Parrish discuss comments Duke Blue Devils Zion Williamson's knee injury and how it might affect his time.