NCAAB on Friday, 11-11-2016

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The Crimson and the Cardinal tip off the college basketball season Friday night in China. A season after reaching the second round of the NCAA Tournament, Tommy Amaker's Harvard squad slipped to a fourth-place finish in the Ivy League conference and a 14-16 overall record. Stanford took a step back last year for the third consecutive season. They went from a Sweet 16 appearance to in 2014, to an NIT championship in 2015, to a ninth-place finish in the Pac-12 last season and a 15-15 overall record. The Cardinal lead the all-time series 9-0 and and won the last meeting 111-56 in 2007. ... Read More

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In a matchup that would entice former Anchorman Ron Burgundy, it’s a battle of programs from the Silicon City on the hardwood. The San Diego Toreros open up their slate across town as the road team against the San Diego State Aztecs Friday night. San Diego had lost nine straight in the series and 12 of the previous 13 before stunning the Aztecs, 53-48, in the last meeting on December 6, 2015. In the last meeting here, San Diego State took a 57-48 win on December 4, 2014.... Read More

NCAAB on Saturday, 11-12-2016

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It’s a battle on the hardwood between a pair of schools from the Buckeye State on a neutral floor. The Kent State Golden Flashes are the visitors as they take on the Cleveland State Vikings Saturday afternoon. Cleveland State took five of the last seven meetings between the teams before Kent State claimed a 66-62 road win in the last meeting on December 5, 2015.... Read More

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Towson beat George Mason last season, 75-54, from SECU Arena. The Tigers are coming off a 20-win season and return three starters. However, they need to replace starting point guard Byron Hawkins, who transferred to Murray State. George Mason won a disappointing 11 games last season and returns three starters. They were a very young team last season under first-year coach Dave Paulsen, who will still rely on some young talent this season.... Read More

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Jonathan Williams and the Toledo Rockets will square off with the St. Joseph's Hawks as the teams kick off their 2016-2017 season Saturday night from Philadelphia, PA.... Read More

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It’s another matchup between teams in the Buckeye State in a season opening game on the court. The Akron Zips are on the road as they battle the Youngstown State Penguins in a non-conference matchup Saturday night. Akron has ripped off 20 wins in the last 21 meetings, including six straight victories. The teams haven’t met since the 2011-12 season, when the Zips rolled to an 88-62 win at home on December 19, 2011.... Read More

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A matchup of smaller but still talented schools from the Tar Heel State is on the docket for college hoops action. The Appalachian State Mountaineers are on the road as they travel to face off with the Davidson Wildcats Saturday night. Davidson has won five straight in the series and 14 of the last 18 meetings. That includes a 78-66 home win in the last meeting between the schools on January 11, 2014.... Read More

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The UC Davis Aggies and the Santa Clara Broncos will contest their second games of the Cable Car Classic on Saturday.... Read More

NCAAB on Sunday, 11-13-2016

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It’s a non-conference matchup on the hardwood in a matinee contest. The Rice Owls are on the road as they battle the James Madison Dukes Sunday afternoon. Rice is playing their season opener in this contest. James Madison is playing their home opener: they fell 62-55 at Old Dominion Friday night. This is the first meeting on the hardwood between the two teams. ... Read More

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The Eastern Michigan Eagles will look to bounce back from a double OT loss when they take on the Southern Methodist Mustangs Sunday afternoon from Dallas, Tx. ... Read More

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The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will be trying to start the season 2-0 when they host the Drexel Dragons on Sunday afternoon.... Read More

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It is the Maui Jim Maui o the Mainland! Whatever that is . . . Anyways, Chattanooga opened their season beating Tennessee in Knoxville 82-69, showing that the SEC is clearly still just a football conference. The sixth ranked Tar Heels opened their campaign with a 20-point victory over Tulane in New Orleans. UNC is 4-0 all-time vs. the Mocs with their last win coming in 1997, 68-38. ... Read More

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College basketball action on Sunday evening and the Delaware Blue Hens will battle it out with the Bradley Braves at Carver Arena in Peoria, Illinois. The Blue Hens look to bounce back from a miserable 7-23 season a year ago, while the Bradley Braves are off a season that saw them go just 5-27. Both teams need to get off to good starts this year to build confidence.... Read More

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The Fighting Illini enter the season coming off of a tie for seventh-place in the Big Ten and a first-round exit from the National Invitational Tournament. They passed their first test of the new campaign, beating Southeast Missouri State, 81-62. Their next test comes on Sunday evening when they welcome Northern Kentucky into Champaign. The Norse opened their season with a 96-56 home victory over Division III school Earlham out of Indiana. ... Read More

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Duquesne travels to Penn State to take on the Nittany Lions in the second game of the year for both teams. They both finished in the bottom half of their conferences last year, with Duquesne going 7-11 in the Atlantic 10 and 17-17 overall while Penn State finished 7-11 in the Big Ten and 16-16 overall.... Read More

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A non-conference matchup takes place between a mid-major school and a real threat to win the NCAA title. The Canisius Golden Griffins are on the road as they open their season with a matchup against the #2 Kentucky Wildcats Sunday evening. Canisius plays their season opener here. Kentucky is coming off an 87-64 home win over Stephen F. Austin in their opener Friday night. The Wildcats won each of the two previous meetings, including a 68-45 win in the only meeting here on January 9, 1997.... Read More

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It’s a matchup on the hardwood between an Ivy League school and one from the Pac-12 in an interesting clash. The Yale Bulldogs make the cross-country trip as they take on the Washington Huskies in the season opener for both squads Sunday night. This is the fourth all-time meeting between the schools and the first in over three decades. Washington won all three meetings, including a 68-62 win in the most recent matchup back on December 27, 1980.... Read More

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Wichita State looks to continue its recent run of success when it plays its second game of the 2015-16 campaign against the 49ers of Long Beach State. The Shockers won the Missouri Valley Conference a year ago and had to play in the NCAA Tournament's "First Four," where they defeated Vanderbilt, before losing to the Miami Hurricanes in the next round. The 49ers finished in third-place in the Big West Conference but were invited to the National Invitational Tournament where they lost a first-round contest with Washington. ... Read More

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It’s a non-conference matchup in the Valley of the Sun on the basketball court. The Cal Poly Mustangs look to even their record as the team travels to take on the Arizona State Sun Devils Sunday night. Cal Poly lost 77-68 on the road to Pepperdine in their season opener Friday night. Arizona State rolled to an 88-70 win at home over Portland State Friday night in their season opener. The Sun Devils won both previous meetings between the teams, including a 75-41 win at home on November 26, 2007. ... Read More

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It’s a matchup between a pair of schools from the Golden State on the hardwood. The CS Northridge Matadors are on the road as they take on the #16 UCLA Bruins Sunday night. CS Northridge rolled over Division III Pomona Pitzer 96-72 in their season opener Friday night. UCLA cruised past Pacific 119-80 in their season opener at home Friday. The Bruins won four straight meetings and eight of the nine all-time matchups. That includes a 77-45 romp on November 29, 2015 in the most recent meeting between the schools.... Read More