1. Ranking the 20 Greatest Players in Big East Basketball History

    With Thursday's news of seven Catholic schools, many of them founding members, leaving the Big East , a once-great league has taken a major hit to its legacy in the name of chasing football dollars...

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  2. Crossroads Classic Preview: 5 Keys to Purdue vs. Notre Dame

    One of the most anticipated events in a basketball-mad state takes place this Saturday. The Crossroads Classic will draw attention primarily for its matchup of top-ranked Indiana and ...

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  3. Ranking the Big Ten's Top 10 Playmakers

    The typical basketball fan is bred to define a playmaker in the context of a point guard, someone who produces opportunities for teammates with intelligent, precise passing—literally a player who "makes plays" for others...

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  4. Big Ten Basketball: Each Team's Most Surprising Player

    November's role in the college basketball season season is twofold. For the smaller schools, there are long road trips designed to spin money out of games that usually turn into relentless bludgeonings ...

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  5. The 10 Most Controversial Players in College Basketball History

    You think conference realignment is a hot-button topic? Not even close. College basketball has seen scandals as amusing as cash falling out of FedEx boxes and junior college transfers ...

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  6. Aaron Craft vs. Trey Burke: Who's the Better Point Guard?

    Republican vs. Democrat. Coke vs. Pepsi. Boxers vs. briefs. Scarlett Johansson vs. Blake Lively. People make certain choices that tell a lot about them...

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  7. College Basketball: Winners & Losers from Week 3's AP Top 25 Rankings

    The Associated Press college basketball poll is prone to seismic shifts when its top teams suffer defeats, even if the losses are to other high-profile teams...

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  8. 10 College Basketball Coaches with the Most Riding on This Season

    Most coaching storylines center around the guys who are set to lose their jobs—the "hot seat" crowd, if you prefer. This season, like every other, features a great assortment of those kinds of coaches...

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  9. Ranking the Big Ten Coaches by Job Insecurity

    Part of coaching in any sport is dealing with pressure. There's pressure from the fans' expectations, pressure to manage the players' egos and pressure to deal with demands from the coach's superiors, among others...

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  10. Painter Praises Jacob Lawson's Energy as Purdue Crushes Hofstra

    The Purdue Boilermakers were anxious to steam ahead after their season-opening loss to Bucknell . The Hofstra Pride were the unfortunate car stalled on the tracks...

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  11. Purdue Basketball: Loss to Bucknell Only Minor Surprise

    From the day the Purdue basketball non-conference schedule was released, the opener against Bucknell should have loomed large to any knowledgeable fan...

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  12. 10 Must-See Games on College Basketball's Opening Weekend

    In case you haven't heard, we're now into the start of the 2012-13 college basketball season. The season officially tipped off with Eastern Michigan hosting NAIA school Rochester College at high noon, Eastern time...

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  13. College Basketball's 10 Toughest Non-Conference Schedules

    There are plenty of ugly games on the college basketball schedule during November and December's non-conference action. Just to name one example, your mighty preseason No...

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  14. College Basketball 2012-13 Preview: B/R Writers' All-America Teams

    One of the most exciting parts of the college-basketball preseason is anticipating which players will emerge as the best in America...

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  15. Murray State's Zay Jackson in Disturbing Surveillance Video

    Murray State guard Zay Jackson made the wrong kind of headlines this summer by hitting a couple with his car outside the Murray, Ky. Wal -Mart in September...

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  16. WAC Expansion: Cal-Bakersfield, Utah Valley Desperate Choices

    Before 2003, the Western Athletic Conference had produced multiple NCAA tournament teams for 20 straight seasons. As recently as 1999, the league put three teams into a single year's March Madness...

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  17. UNLV Basketball: What Bryce Dejean-Jones' Injury Means for Rebels' Early Season

    The UNLV Runnin ' Rebels are in several publications' preseason Top 25 rankings, largely on the strength of an absurdly loaded frontcourt. Some early games, however, may be more difficult than expected due to a key injury in the backcourt...

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  18. CBB 2012-13: Five Mid-Major Conference Races to Watch

    The Big East is in flux, a season away from losing longtime members while adding Memphis, Temple and some spare parts. Its time as the preeminent college basketball power could be nearing an end...

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  19. Northwestern Suspends Guard JerShon Cobb for 2012-13 Season

    Northwestern University's athletic department announced Friday that guard JerShon Cobb has been suspended for the entire 2012-13 season. The given cause was " violation of team policy ...

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  20. Ollie Replaces Calhoun at UConn: How 10 Other Famous Coaches' Successors Fared

    The University of Connecticut announced its first new head men's basketball coach in 26 years on Thursday...

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  21. Wyoming Cowboys Basketball Reinstates Forward Leonard Washington

    Wyoming reinstated all-conference forward Leonard Washington on Tuesday, according to a report from Ben Frederickson of the Casper Star-Tribune...

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  22. Rice Owls Basketball: Omar Oraby Joins Group Leaving Program

    While national attention is beginning to circle around players leaving Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie's program, another Texas school is seeing its own disturbing exodus...

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  23. Dezmine Wells to Maryland: What It Means for the Terps' Future

    The Maryland Terrapins scored big, winning the race to secure former Xavier swingman Dezmine Wells, according to a Tuesday Lockerz post from Wells' Twitter account ...

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  24. Big Ten Basketball: Ranking & Analyzing the Non-Conference Schedules

    Look upon the picture from Indiana vs. Kentucky last December with nostalgia because this season may not feature many Big Ten non-conference games as compelling as that one...

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  25. Atlantic 10 Turmoil Continues as Saint Louis Coach Rick Majerus Steps Down

    In a wild week for the Atlantic 10 that saw Xavier expel its leading returnee Dez Wells, a fellow conference contender absorbed a body blow Friday when Saint Louis head coach Rick Majerus stepped down...

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