1. Ranking the Top 20 Transfers Available in NCAA Basketball

    The new era of college basketball has added another recruiting season to the cycle. Want a quick fix? Go get a fifth-year transfer who can play right away...

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  2. Super-Early Preseason Top 25 Poll for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    Here's the question heading into the 2013-14 season: Will the state of Kentucky let somebody else win the title? Judging by what Louisville has coming back and what Kentucky has ...

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  3. Unpredictable 2013 NCAA Basketball Season, but Louisville a Predictable Champion

    Your 2013 national championship game gave us Trey Burke at the start and all the Spike Albrecht we could believe—and Luke Hancock too. We saw a first half that left us breathless...

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  4. Final Top 25 Power Ranking for 2013 NCAA Basketball Season

    Louisville and Michigan gave us a championship game that we'll be talking about for years. And in the end, it was clear the Cardinals were the undisputed champs...

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  5. Why Rick Pitino's Ability to Adapt Is the Key to Louisville's Success

    It was clear on Saturday night that Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall’s game plan was being executed well enough to take down Louisville...

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  6. How Michigan Can Beat Louisville's Pressure Defense in 2013 NCAA Title Game

    John Beilein should send a thank-you letter to Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall on Tuesday if Michigan is victorious in Monday’s championship against Louisville...

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  7. Mitch McGary Leads Michigan to NCAA Title Game: Shades of Chris Webber?

    Mitch McGary came to Michigan as the most anticipated big man since Chris Webber. He wore No. 4. Expectations, obviously, were massive. Then the season started. And the comparison went out the window...

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  8. Did Louisville Just Have Every NCAA Champion's Close Call?

    That is not how Rick Pitino drew it up. Louisville strutted into Atlanta with the most dangerous defense in the country and some hard-charging guards. Those guards, Peyton Siva and Russ Smith, combined to shoot 7-of-26...

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  9. Will There Ever Be Another Fab Five?

    Twenty years have passed since the Fab Five broke up, yet they still dominate the discussion. Some Michigan fans love them. Some Michigan fans are Michigan fans because of them...

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  10. Why Is Syracuse the Lone Pioneer of Zone Defense?

    College basketball is a copycat society. It's why famous coaches make instructional videos. If you're successful, others will imitate...

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  11. Jimmy Valvano's Lessons Are More Important Than Ever at 30th Anniversary

    "Don't give up. Don't ever give up." Few quotations in sports live on like this one forever in our minds...

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  12. Final Four 2013: Why Wichita State Is Butler 2.0

    Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall made a decision on Sunday against Ohio State that was one of those "Why didn't more coaches do that?" kind of tactical moves...

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  13. Mike Rice: Why Rutgers Is as Much to Blame as Out-of-Control Basketball Coach

    Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti does not need to give answers for why basketball coach Mike Rice is still employed...

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  14. Andy Enfield to USC: Why Leaving Florida Gulf Coast Was the Right Call

    Florida Gulf Coast and Andy Enfield had one hell of a fling, but it’s over now. Enfield left FGCU for USC on Monday. Don’t feel bad, Eagles. He had to go...

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  15. The Best NCAA Basketball Teams Who Didn't Win It All

    History has a way of making us forget about the teams that don't win a championship. Some, however, were just so dominant in the lead-up to it all that they survive the passage of time...

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  16. Which Great Defense Will Claim 2013 NCAA Basketball Championship?

    The story on Sunday in the NCAA's Elite Eight was an injury to Kevin Ware and how his team responded to beat Duke, 85-63...

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  17. Kevin Ware Leg Injury: Louisville Shows Character and Resolve of a Champion

    Whenever Rick Pitino and Mike Krzyzewski face off, we are reminded of the Christian Laettner shot and arguably the greatest college basketball game ever played. It's a shot that will never be forgotten by college basketball fans...

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  18. Final Four 2013: Opening Odds for Each Team to Win NCAA Championship

    Louisville was the favorite coming into the NCAA tournament, and nothing has changed after two weeks of action. Even without injured guard Kevin Ware, the Cardinals proved on Sunday against Duke that they're still dominant...

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  19. Final Four 2013: Wichita State Surprises as Last Mid-Major Standing

    Not Gonzaga, VCU or Butler. Not New Mexico and its No. 2 RPI . Not Saint Louis or Temple. Not Creighton and Doug McDermott. A mid-major is in the Final Four for the third time in the last four years...

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  20. Syracuse vs. Marquette: How Orange Found Its Final Four Formula

    Jim Boeheim has been extra cranky this season— Andy Katz can attest —and late in the season, the coach had plenty of reason to be sour. It was 21 days ago that Syracuse put up only 39 points at Georgetown in its seventh loss in 12 games...

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  21. What Steve Alford Hiring Says About State of UCLA Basketball

    UCLA is the homecoming queen now in her late 20s wondering why the guys don't line up at her door anymore. She's still pretty, still luring some decent fellas, but she can no longer have whatever she wants...

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  22. Ranking the 4 Biggest Mismatches in the Elite 8

    Indiana was a better team than Syracuse this season. The Hoosiers won the Big Ten, and the Orange lost seven of 11 games to end the regular season...

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  23. Michigan Wolverines' Trey Burke Is Without Question the National POY

    In a game where his Michigan Wolverines trailed by 14 points, and with the keys in the ignition of the bus, Trey Burke hit the shot of the NCAA tournament so far. Burke did what Mario Chalmers did to Memphis five years ago...

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  24. Cody Zeller: Big Man Comes Up Small as No. 1 Seed Indiana Flops vs. Syracuse

    The worst-kept secret in college basketball this season was how to beat Indiana and slow Cody Zeller. The two went together like Jim Boeheim and a zone defense...

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  25. Deshaun Thomas' Supporting Cast Now Leading Ohio State's Surge in NCAA Tourney

    Four days ago, Aaron Craft had the ball in the final seconds and the game tied against Iowa State, and Craft waved off leading scorer Deshaun Thomas. On Thursday night, in the same scenario against Arizona, Craft gave it up this time...

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