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College Court Report Three Stars: November 18th, 2016

Josh Robinson put up 31 points in Austin Peay's 77-69 win at home over Northern Kentucky on Friday.
Josh Robinson put up 31 points in Austin Peay’s 77-69 win at home over Northern Kentucky on Friday.

Friday had a little bit of everything in the college basketball world.

From semi-finals of the Gildan Charleston Classic and the Tire Pros Invitational, to the Michigan Wolverines routing the SMU Mustangs to win the 2K Classic at Madison Square Garden, there was plenty of high-quality basketball on display all day long.

In terms of individual performances, Friday was all about the juniors, as several carried their teams to victory.

A pair of juniors and a senior put together stat lines and performances that earned them a spot on the College Court Report Three Stars for November 18th, 2016.
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College Court Report Three Stars: November 16th, 2016

Lamar forward Colton Weisbrod recorded 16 points and 12 rebounds to help lead the Cardinals past the Oregon State Beavers on Wednesday night, 63-60. (Source: Beaumont Enterprise)
Lamar forward Colton Weisbrod recorded 16 points and 12 rebounds to help lead the Cardinals past the Oregon State Beavers on Wednesday night, 63-60. (Source: Beaumont Enterprise)

Another night of college basketball is in the books, and what a night it was across the country.

We saw unexpected blowout wins, like the Miami (FL) Hurricanes knockong off the North Florida Ospreys by 38, on the road no less.

Later on, we saw another upset on the West Coast. The Lamar Cardinals, who had a 5% chance of winning on Wednesday night according to Ken Pomeroy, knocked off the Oregon State Beavers, 63-60.

Several star players put together some fine individual performances, with several players topping the 30-point plateau on the evening.

In summary, it was extremely tough to pick the College Court  Report Three Stars for November 16th, but we did our best.
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College Court Report Three Stars: November 15th, 2016

Mark Alstork flirted with a triple-double on Tuesday night, recording 29 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists in Wright State's 89-87 in over Miami (OH). (Source: The Guardian)
Mark Alstork flirted with a triple-double on Tuesday night, recording 29 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists in Wright State’s 89-87 in over Miami (OH). (Source: The Guardian)

We are almost a week into the 2016-17 regular season, and there have been a slew of memorable games and individual performances. If this keeps up, the rest of the season will be rather exciting.

Tuesday night saw several marquee match-ups gain the headlines before, and after, the teams took to the court. From the Kentucky Wildcats and Michigan State Spartans to the Duke Blue Devils and Kansas Jayhawks, to the ESPN Tip-Off Marathon and everything in between, several players stood out above the rest all across the nation.

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College Court Report Three Stars: November 12th, 2016

Alec Peters recorded 36 points and 15 rebounds to help Valparaiso fight back from a first-half deficit to top Trinity (IL) in their second game in as many days to open the 2016-17 season..
Alec Peters recorded 36 points and 15 rebounds to help Valparaiso fight back from a first-half deficit to top Trinity (IL) in their second game in as many days to open the 2016-17 season..

What a way to kick off the 2016-17 regular season!

On Saturday, fans everywhere were still in a bit of shock in terms of what they saw on Friday. Some teams were still celebrating program-defining wins, including the Wagner SeahawksAlbany Great Danes, and Nicholls State Colonels.

Some power conference teams were left looking for answers as to what went wrong on opening day, trying to correct any mistakes before their next game.

Saturday was a much quieter day in terms of games as opposed to Friday, but there were still some memorable moments out there, which included some big-time individual performances across the country.

All three of the Three Stars for November 12th put together some impressive shooting performances, as all three finished their respective games with a shooting percentage of 48% or better.

Below are the College Court Report Three Stars for Saturday, November 12th, 2016.
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College Court Report Three Stars: November 11th, 2016

After playing just eight games last season, Reid Travis wasted little time making an impact in 2016-17, scoring a career-high 24 points in Stanford's 80-70 win over Harvard.
After playing just eight games last season, Reid Travis wasted little time making an impact in 2016-17, scoring a career-high 24 points in Stanford’s 80-70 win over Harvard.

As of 12:00pm EST on Friday, November 11th, college basketball was officially back!

A slew of games headlined the slate on opening day, with several big-time match-ups taking place across the country.

We saw some monumental upsets (Wagner Seahawks), some programs notching their first wins against certain power conferences (Albany Great Danes), and several teams hold down their home courts against high quality opponents to bolster potential NCAA Tournament resumes.

There were also a plethora of big-time individual performaces across the country. New this season, we will be identifying our Three Stars after each night’s games.

These are open for debate, as everyone can make the case for certain players across the country.

Here are the College Court Report Three Stars for November 11th, 2016.
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