1. 2013 NBA Draft: Player Rankings by Position with Scouting Reports

    The following 2013 NBA Draft rankings are based on an embarrassing amount of time watching game film combined with statistical analysis in preparation for a scouting position. These are all the players I think are worth first-round consideration...

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  2. Sweet 16 Preview: Ranking the Teams and Breaking Down the Matchups

    The numbers next to the teams represent the one through 16 ranking I've assigned to each of the remaining teams based on how they've played so far. East Region Indiana (6) vs...

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  3. NCAA Tournament Needs a New Measuring Stick: Can We Please Get Rid of the RPI?

    The RPI has no business deciding anyone’s fate come March. After watching the postseason destination of countless teams decided by this atrocious poll, it's obvious that a new system has to be implemented to rate the potential tournament teams...

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  4. 2013 NCAA Tournament Cheatsheet: A Scout's Take on All 68 Teams

    For the past few years, I've been doing the work of an NBA scout in an attempt to force my way into my dream job...

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  5. 5 Things That Have to Change for UNC to Beat Duke in the ACC Tournament

    Assuming Carolina can get past Florida State or Clemson, and Duke can beat Maryland or Wake Forest, the Tar Heels and Blue Devils will meet for the third time this season in the ACC tournament semifinals...

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  6. UCLA Basketball: How One Major Lineup Change Could Transform the Bruins

    If Ben Howland makes one change to his most frequent lineup, UCLA will be a much better team. On the surface, Larry Drew II seems to be a pretty good point guard, as he's third in the nation in assists at 7...

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  7. North Carolina Basketball: ACC Tournament Seeding Scenarios

    Every ACC team has two games left in the regular season, and as usual not much has been decided. Miami will be the No. 1 seed, and with all likelihood Duke will be the No. 2.After that it gets a little tricky...

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  8. NCAA Basketball Awards: Top 5 Candidates for National Player of the Year

    With the NCAA tournament just weeks away, it is time to start narrowing down the list of candidates for the major college basketball awards. First up is my top five nominees for the National Player of the Year award...

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  9. UNC vs. NC State: Important Lessons Learned from Round 1

    This is the game where Roy Williams’ lineup blunders could hurt the North Carolina Tar Heels the most. In the first matchup between these teams in Raleigh, Williams never gave his team a chance...

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  10. Kansas Basketball: Jayhawks Are the Favorite to Win the National Championship

    The Kansas Jayhawks possess all the ingredients of a championship team. They feature the best player in the country in Ben McLemore , who’s an incredible shooter and can either drive to the basket or find the open man...

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  11. N.C. State Basketball: Wolfpack Still a Dangerous Tournament Team

    Most casual basketball fans saw N.C. State as the ACC favorite this season, but the Wolfpack are finding the road to an ACC championship isn’t as easy as they thought. Despite the fact that they haven’t lived up to preseason predictions, N...

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  12. North Carolina Basketball: A Plea to Roy Williams, Part II

    Thank you, Roy Williams, for finally putting P.J. Hairston in the lineup. Now that it’s obvious that he makes Carolina an exponentially better team, let’s revisit the other recommendations...

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  13. North Carolina Basketball: P.J. Hairston Makes UNC a Lock for the NCAA Tourney

    Roy Williams heard the calls for P.J. and finally gave Hairston his chance last night against Duke. Hairston delivered with 23 points, eight rebounds, three assists, and two blocks in 34 minutes...

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  14. North Carolina Basketball: A Plea to Roy Williams

    Please Roy, I’m begging you to try something just one time. Carolina is 16-7 and 6-4 in the ACC , and smack in the middle of a stretch that’s going to determine its postseason fate...

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  15. Kentucky Basketball: The Wildcats Are Wildly Underrated

    If you take a look at the AP Top 25 or USA Today Coaches Poll, the Kentucky Wildcats are nowhere to be found. Not even in the “others receiving votes” section...

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  16. Nervous Times in Chapel Hill: North Carolina Tar Heels Squarely on the Bubble

    The North Carolina Tar Heels came into the 2012-2013 college basketball season with some lofty expectations and a top 15 national ranking...

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