1. 8 Teams Built to Bust 2014 NCAA Brackets

    With financial titan Warren Buffett set to pony up a cool billion dollars for a perfect set of NCAA tournament picks, March Madness just got real...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 7 months ago 13,667 reads 18 comments

  2. Last-Second Predictions for Major Conference Tournaments

    A handful of NCAA tournament bids have already been handed out, and more will be awarded over the next two days. The main-event events of championship week, however, begin on Wednesday...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 7 months ago 19,642 reads 12 comments

  3. The Biggest Lesson Learned About Each Top 25 NCAA Basketball Team in 2013-14

    When we're making our preseason college basketball predictions, we think we know the teams and players we're projecting...

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  4. Ohio State Basketball: Projected Roles for Buckeyes' 2014 Recruiting Class

    If Ohio State's basketball season was any more of a roller-coaster, half their fanbase would have puked over the side of the car by now. Undoubtedly, some already have, but that's a different story...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 7 months ago 19,772 reads 39 comments

  5. Duke Basketball: Teams That Blue Devils Want to Avoid in the NCAA Tournament

    From the embarrassment of nearly tumbling from the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time in two decades, the Duke Blue Devils have rallied all the way back, insinuating themselves into the conversation for a No...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 7 months ago 9,208 reads 26 comments

  6. Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Greatest Strength

    There's always that one thing that strikes you about any great college basketball team. Whether it's an elite player, a talented group of players or one particular skill that the ...

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  7. Ohio State Basketball: How Buckeyes' 2nd-Half Surges Make Them Dangerous

    When the first half of a late-February game ends with your club only scoring 18 points, your coach is likely to be very unhappy. That's especially true for the, shall we say, occasionally animated Thad Matta , coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 7 months ago 3,781 reads 24 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: Why Blue Devils Must Get Marshall Plumlee More Involved

    Marshall Plumlee once was lost. In Duke's first meeting with Syracuse, he played only 10 minutes despite nearly every other Duke frontcourt player either getting disqualified or flirting with it...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 7 months ago 8,459 reads 12 comments

  9. Grading Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Backcourt in 2013-14

    It's frequently said every March: Guard play wins championships. If that's the case, then there are a lot of teams equipped to make a run at the big trophy in Dallas...

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  10. Ohio State Basketball: Why Buckeyes' Bench Will Be the Key to Postseason Success

    Ohio State's second victory of the season over Illinois had very little in the way of aesthetic value, as might be expected from a game that finishes with a 48-39 score. Games that predated the shot clock featured more offense...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 7 months ago 2,654 reads 4 comments

  11. Duke Basketball: How Adjusted Schedule Affects 2014 NCAA Tournament Outlook

    It's a widespread expectation that Duke freshman Jabari Parker will be in the NBA next season. What's unlikely is that he anticipated playing an NBA schedule in college...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 7,333 reads 6 comments

  12. 1 Potential Breakout Tournament Star on Each Top 25 NCAA Basketball Team

    The NCAA tournament draws those casual fans who only know team colors, as well as a contingent that supports a team from afar without focusing closely on the ebbs and flows of every player on the roster...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 18,189 reads 16 comments

  13. Duke Basketball: Why UNC Poses a Problem for Jabari Parker

    Earlier in the season, it appeared that the twin battles between age-old rivals Duke and North Carolina would barely make a ripple on the national college basketball scene...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 7,206 reads 35 comments

  14. Derrick Walton Jr. Lifting Michigan to New Heights After Win over Ohio State

    Entering Tuesday night's game between bitter rivals Michigan and Ohio State, the Wolverine sophomore class was the main story...

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  15. Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Most Impressive Statistic

    With 38 days left until Selection Sunday, teams' NCAA tournament resumes are beginning to come into sharper focus...

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  16. Ohio State Basketball: Is OSU Back on Track After Shannon Scott's Move to Bench?

    Last week, the wheels were falling off of Ohio State's basketball season, and it took the entire pit crew to put them back on...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 3,241 reads 1 comments

  17. Duke Basketball: Is Point Guard Becoming a Problem Area for Blue Devils?

    Much has been made of Duke basketball's lack of low-post muscle. To be sure, Syracuse freely exploited that condition on Saturday during its epic 91-89 overtime win over the Blue Devils...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 10,364 reads 19 comments

  18. 1 Potential Trap Game for Each Top-25 College Basketball Team

    The phrase "trap game" means different things to different people, especially in college basketball. The way it's most often applied is to describe a game that a team may overlook in favor of something else on the schedule...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 26,570 reads 17 comments

  19. Duke Basketball: How Blue Devils Should Attack Syracuse's Zone Defense

    The Duke Blue Devils stumbled in their first effort to defend the ACC from its ex-Big East intruders when they dropped a heartbreaker at Notre Dame...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 6,870 reads 18 comments

  20. Shorthanded Michigan State Survives Iowa: How Good Will MSU Be When Healthy?

    No Michigan State basketball fan wants to use injuries as an excuse for a loss (or at least they shouldn't), but heading into a tough Big Ten matchup at Iowa's Carver-Hawkeye Arena, No...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 7,178 reads 32 comments

  21. 1 Misconception About Every Top 25 College Basketball Team

    Some college basketball teams' reputations precede them, whether those images are legitimate or not. Even midway through the season, an image can be hard to shake...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 20,134 reads 16 comments

  22. Ohio State Basketball: Breaking Down the Buckeyes' Backcourt Struggles

    Wasn't it just two weeks ago that Ohio State was undefeated, among the top five teams in college basketball and boasting a backcourt that was impossible to score against? Fast forward to today, and the Buckeyes are on the ropes...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 3,848 reads 20 comments

  23. Duke Basketball: How Faster Offensive Tempo Will Help on Both Ends of the Floor

    For all the talk of Duke basketball's limitations in height and bulk, there have been a surprising number of games in which the Blue Devils have allowed their opponents to dictate tempo...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 8 months ago 3,302 reads 9 comments

  24. Ranking the 25 Best 3-Point Shooters in College Basketball in 2013-14

    The three-point shot is often called college basketball's great equalizer, and the best shooters can be dangerous players in unassuming bodies...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 17,112 reads 56 comments

  25. Ohio State Basketball: Will Balanced Scoring Help or Hurt Buckeyes in March?

    If you think you had a bad week, try being an Ohio State basketball player. The Buckeyes dropped consecutive decisions to Michigan State and Iowa in games that showcased an offense as prone to sputtering as a 1970 AMC Gremlin ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 1,422 reads 8 comments