1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about almost 2 years ago 2,454 reads 13 comments

  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 years ago 780 reads 4 comments

  11. College Basketball's Tall Tales: 10 Top Players Seven Feet and Taller

    Finding great talents standing seven feet tall in college basketball is a difficult proposition in the one-and-done era. Most players who have to duck through the door are already on NBA draft boards before they even see a college campus...

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  12. College Basketball's Short Stories: Top 20 Players Under Six Feet

    Having a talented big man can take a college basketball team a long way, but it's often the little men who make the difference between a good team and a championship squad...

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  13. 10 Veteran College Basketball Coaches in Low-End Jobs

    Larry Brown is the poster child for journeyman coaches everywhere. He's had success almost everywhere he's been, but the situation is never quite ideal. Many coaches don't leave on their own terms the way Brown usually does, though...

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  14. College Basketball's Top 20 Transfers for 2012-13

    CBS Sports ' Jeff Goodman undertakes the valiant task of maintaining a running list of college basketball transfers...

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  15. 10 Potential Surprises at College Basketball's Early Tournaments

    With major coaches around the country ducking out of any games that could resemble difficult non-conference matchups, early-season tournaments will provide some of the best battles available through November and December...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 years ago 3,881 reads 5 comments

  16. College Basketball's 12 Most Important Sophomore Classes

    North Carolina's James Michael McAdoo (No. 43 pictured above) and P.J. Hairston (No. 15) didn't get a whole lot of run last season...

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  17. Power Ranking Cody Zeller and the Big Ten's Centers

    Derrick Nix is a veteran Big Ten center. Relatively speaking, Cody Zeller is a Johnny-come-lately. Still, it was Zeller who had a major impact on the balance of power in the Big Ten ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 years ago 3,555 reads 11 comments

  18. Power Ranking Deshaun Thomas and the Big Ten Power Forwards

    The Big Ten's most compelling stories are concentrated around players likely to fill their teams' power forward roles. One league contender has lost its top two scoring options but will see a new primary option step forward from the 4 spot...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 years ago 1,645 reads 8 comments

  19. Power Ranking Branden Dawson and the Big Ten's Small Forwards

    The Big Ten's crew of small forwards may not have the nationwide star power of the other four court positions, but there are players lining up at the 3 who will play major roles in the success of their teams this season...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 years ago 1,356 reads 2 comments

  20. Power Ranking Brandon Paul and the Big Ten's Shooting Guards

    Pictured is a highlight from the Big Ten's only 40-point individual game last season. Brandon Paul (No. 3 for Illinois) dropped 43 points in an Illini victory over Ohio State that stands as the final true highlight of Illinois' season...

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  21. Power Ranking Trey Burke and the Big Ten Point Guards

    The Big Ten has an eclectic mix of point guards lining up for the 2012-13 season. Some are their team's primary scoring option. A few will need to step up and become viable scoring options, as they have lost dominant teammates...

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  22. Carrier Classic II: Florida, Georgetown Join Fleet of Boat Games

    The want ad might read like this: "AIRCRAFT CARRIER FOR RENT. Seeking two basketball teams to stage game in new and unique venue only used once before. Rates negotiable. Reply to Secretary of Navy, Arlington, VA...

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  23. College Basketball's 10 Worst Major-Conference Coaching Jobs

    Every college basketball coach aspires to a job with opportunities to play in the national spotlight. That spotlight shines brightest on the so-called "major" conferences like the Big Ten, SEC and ACC, and for good reason...

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  24. Purdue Basketball's Ultimate 12-Man Team

    Purdue basketball does not have the banners or the Hall of Famers that programs like North Carolina can boast, but none of that is to say that good players have not passed through West Lafayette...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 years ago 3,162 reads 7 comments

  25. SEC/Big East Challenge: Ranking the Matchups

    The SEC/Big East Challenge enters its fifth year still lesser-known than the granddaddy of all conference battles—the one between the ACC and Big Ten. That could change if these two leagues could produce 12 compelling matchups every season...

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