1. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Report Says Kanter Took 100K

    A report in the New York Times cites a Turkish basketball official claiming that top prospect Enes Kanter received between $100,000 and $150,000 playing for a professional team (Fenerbahce) in Turkey...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 1,689 reads 12 comments

  2. Big Ten Basketball Forecast: Michigan State, Illinois, Purdue Ready to Battle

    Heading into the 2010-2011 season, the Big Ten is arguably the top conference in college basketball. Michigan State, Purdue and Illinois could potentially wind up ranked in the top 10 before the end of the year...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 2,261 reads 13 comments

  3. ACC Basketball: Duke Poised to Repeat As Conference Champs

    Winners of the last two national titles, the ACC looks for a three-peat. The Duke Blue Devils will be one of the select few to be anointed contenders for this season’s national crown...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 417 reads 6 comments

  4. Big 12 Basketball: Kansas State Wildcats Want More

    For now the Big 12 remains intact. Next season, it loses two teams (Nebraska and Colorado) which will actually make the conference stronger, top to bottom...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 1,314 reads 9 comments

  5. SEC Basketball: Can Kentucky Win The East Without Kanter?

    Kentucky fans are as concerned as Coach Cal. Last season the SEC sent four teams to the NCAA tournament, two of which (Kentucky and Tennessee) made it to the Elite Eight. All four teams came from the East...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 1,141 reads 10 comments

  6. PAC 10 Basketball: On the Rise Or Still Rebuilding?

    The PAC 10 is hoping to rebound from a “down” year when just two teams played in the NCAA tourney and the conference RPI ranking was nine...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 1,133 reads 14 comments

  7. Butler Bulldogs: Is There a Challenge on the Horizon?

    It would be easy to pencil in Butler as the Horizon League favourites based solely on last year's near-miraculous run. But there is one team in (or on) the Horizon that may have some say in this...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 336 reads 4 comments

  8. Conference USA Basketball: Who Can Tame the Memphis Tigers?

    Last year's version of Conference USA was as talented as any since the league lost Louisville and Cincinnati. This year's version might not mirror that with the possibility of one exception, the Memphis Tigers...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 955 reads 6 comments

  9. Atlantic 10 Has Another Wild Ride Ahead in 2010-2011

    After flirting with five or six potential bids last season, the Atlantic 10 eventually landed three entries into March Madness...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 1,095 reads 11 comments

  10. Big Six Conference Coaches: On The Hot Seat Or Earning Their Keep?

    I wonder if Mike Krzyzewski has ever been seriously concerned about losing his job. Has Tom Izzo ever been on that precipice? How about Jim Boeheim? Has Bill Self lost sleep over what ...

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  11. Kings Of The Hill: Mountain West Preview

    One season removed from sending four teams to the NCAA tournament, the Mountain West is once again gearing up for a multiple-bid year...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 719 reads 4 comments

  12. Down In The Valley: Another One-Bid Year In The MVC

    In 2005-2006, the Missouri Valley Conference had 6 teams in the top 41 of the RPI. The following year, they had 4. For the last three years they have had only one. The trend is unmistakable and alarming for the conference as a whole...

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  13. College BB: With a Personality Change for Duke, Will the Defense Hold?

    Yet another Plumlee brother will be joining Duke for the 2012 season—Marshall Plumlee. You can hear the scoffing already, as the bashers get ready to pounce. Friends and foes alike, contain your excitement over that one for the moment...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about 4 years ago 778 reads 2 comments

  14. March Madness: Ten Ways of Communicating

    After a non-conference schedule that ranges from ten to fifteen games, a conference schedule from sixteen to twenty games and a conference tournament (sorry Ivy League) that can be ...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about over 4 years ago 108 reads 0 comments

  15. Kentucky Defence Too Much For Wittman And Company

    Last night's latest David versus Goliath match-up proved to be too much for the Cornell Big Red. Kentucky used a 30-6 run to close the first half and give them a lead that they would ...

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  16. Kentucky, K-State, Syracuse, West Virginia Sweet 16 Winners

    This year's edition of the Sweet Sixteen includes some mainstays as well as some upstarts. Here is a breakdown of the four games coming at us on Thursday. Syracuse vs. Butler Guards The Orange have arguably the best backcourt in college basketball...

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  17. 2010 NCAA Tournament: Are Purdue and Cornell Among Sweet Surprises? (Part II)

    The Sweet Sixteen is set. Who surprised on Sunday? Certainly Cornell, maybe not because they won but because of the manner in which they handled a pretty solid Wisconsin team...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about over 4 years ago 129 reads 0 comments

  18. Washington Huskies, Northern Iowa Panthers: Sweet Surprises?

    Half of the spots in the Sweet Sixteen are now taken. For some, it was expected. For others, it could be considered a surprise...

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  19. WCC: Underrated, Underseeded Or Both?

    Okay, can we now stop with the Gonzaga/WCC slights. I have to admit I am a Zags fan. Don't quite know how it happened, but it did. And I'm really tired of hearing how they "slumped" down the stretch and got "hammered" by St...

    Mike Henderson Written by Mike Henderson about over 4 years ago 87 reads 1 comments

  20. Fab Four Mid- and Low Major Finals - Who Needs to Win?

    Four finals are on tap tonight to determine conference representatives from the Colonial, Southern, West Coast and Metro Atlantic leagues...

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  21. Wild Cards: Louisville Closes Freedom Hall In Style

    The last game at Freedom Hall for the Louisville Cardinals could not have been scripted any better. Led by the least likely of heroes, the Cardinals have guaranteed their invitation to the Big ...

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  22. Nothing Against Syracuse But I Want The 3's And 4's

    Joe Lunardi's most recent version of bracketology has me concerned. I love the first weekend of March Madness. It is truly where all the action is. Drama. Upsets. Near misses. And four days of seemingly non-stop hoops...

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  23. Top Ten Conference Disappointments: Who's On Your List?

    The teams that come out of the woodwork and surprise everyone are quite often the most talked-about ones. Sometimes, the big conference teams that falter get the same kind of attention as well...

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  24. Weekend Winners and Losers But No Busters

    The Bracketbuster weekend ended with as much fanfare as when it began - which wasn't much. Butler Bulldogs seemed to have cemented a berth in the NCAA tournament by virtue of their 70-53 win ...

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  25. Old Dominion, Northern Iowa and Mid-Major Hopes

    It is easily the biggest game of the season for the Old Dominion Monarchs and Northern Iowa Panthers. This year's edition of Bracketbusters is decidedly without much suspense...

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