1. The Ken Pomeroy Effect: How Advanced Metrics Have Revolutionized NCAA Basketball

    In nearly two weeks, when the brackets are released, the first thing many fans and coaches will do is open their laptops and pull up KenPom.com ...

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  2. Why Is Scoring Down in College Basketball?

    The fast-paced, free-flowing game that evolved from what James Naismith invented is not so fast-paced and free-flowing anymore. For the first time since 1982, college basketball teams are on pace to average less than 68 points per game...

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  3. Ohio State vs. Indiana: Have Buckeyes Finally Found Themselves?

    Ohio State would like to be reintroduced to the country this month. Thad Matta's group went into Bloomington on Tuesday night and beat up on the No. 2 team in the country, 67-58, spoiling Indiana's Senior Night...

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  4. March Madness Sleeper Series: Why Saint Louis Is a Final Four Dark Horse

    Rick Majerus was a wildly entertaining man. He had no issue with nudity. His language was occasionally dirty, but the messages he delivered were always insightful and usually made you laugh...

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  5. NCAA Tournament 2013: Projecting the No. 1 Seeds at Week 18

    Let's take the teams still in play for a No. 1 seed, put them in a hat and blindly draw four names. The predictive success rate of that approach would probably be as good as any bracketologist could tell you at this point...

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  6. Ranking the Top 25 College Basketball Teams at Week 18

    What if I were to tell you that, on Saturday, some guy returned after missing two months of basketball, dropped 36 points, and then his team celebrated with a spiteful floor slap and ...

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  7. Miami vs. Duke: Grading the Blue Devils in Ryan Kelly's Injury Return

    The idea that once senior forward Ryan Kelly would return, it would solve all of Duke's issues and Mike Krzyzewski's team would once again be the nation's best seemed a bit outlandish...

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  8. Virginia, Joe Harris Upend Duke in ACC Battle

    Bracketologists, please remove Virginia from the bubble. Nation, if you don't know already, introduce yourself to Joe Harris. The Wahoos should be in after Thursday night's statement 73-68 win over Duke...

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  9. Gonzaga Basketball: Why Numbers Show Zags Deserve No. 1 Ranking

    Get ready for a lot of screaming and stone-throwing directed at the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Monday afternoon. Barring an upset at BYU on Thursday night or against Portland on Saturday, Gonzaga will likely be the new No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 11,249 reads 31 comments

  10. Will Ben McLemore's Disappearing Act Cost Kansas Jayhawks When It Counts?

    On Monday night, Kansas senior guard Elijah Johnson put on a one-man show at Hilton Coliseum down the stretch that (with a little help from the officials) led Kansas to an overtime win over Iowa State...

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  11. Indiana vs. Minnesota: How to Negate the Talented Mr. Zeller

    Cody Zeller wasn't what we want him to be again on Tuesday night in Indiana's 77-73 loss at Minnesota. Big Handsome was a big non-factor, in fact his play actually hurt the Hoosiers...

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  12. Extreme Makeover North Carolina Edition: How Small Ball Saved Tar Heels' Season

    After watching 23 games of a poor man's version of North Carolina basketball, Roy Williams decided it was time for a change. The Tar Heels were on a road to March irrelevancy...

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  13. March Madness Sleeper Series: How Belmont Could Shock the World

    Belmont, the little school in Nashville, is one of the best 25 teams in the country. The polls will not tell you that, and CBSSports.com's Jerry Palm has Belmont pegged as a No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 6,484 reads 15 comments

  14. NCAA Tournament 2013: Buying or Selling March Madness Hopefuls

    As we near the midway point of the conference season, a lot of league races start to take shape and the Bracketologists get busy making their mock brackets...

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  15. Ranking the Top 25 NCAA Basketball Teams at Week 14

    This week's power rankings are brought to you by the missed dunk that was so spectacular even as a miss that it deserves to be run on a loop (v ia Big Lead Sports ) ...

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  16. Indiana on Top After Edging Michigan, but No. 1 Merry-Go-Round Will Continue

    Welcome back, Cody Zeller , Victor Oladipo and that guy married to a Harbaugh sister. On Monday, you'll be No. 1 again, Indiana Hoosiers. Just like you started the year. Potentially how you'll finish it...

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  17. North Carolina Basketball: What's Gone Wrong for Roy Williams and Tar Heels?

    Roy Williams put it bluntly in his folksy way last weekend after a loss to North Carolina State. "We stunk," Williams told the News & Observer ...

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  18. Duke vs. Wake Forest: Relieved Blue Devils Finally Over Hump

    Duke's teeter-tottering without Ryan Kelly continued on Wednesday night at Wake Forest. The Blue Devils left Winston-Salem a little higher than they arrived, getting their first road win out of the way, 75-70...

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  19. Kentucky Basketball: Why the Wildcats Aren't as Bad as You Think

    The perception of Kentucky this season could change over the next couple weeks with the ultimate test waiting on Feb. 12 with a trip to No. 4 Florida. It might not be necessary to wait, however...

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  20. Indiana Basketball: Who's More Valuable – Cody Zeller or Victor Oladipo?

    Cody Zeller was one of the best college basketball players when he stepped on campus in Bloomington and not much has changed since. Victor Oladipo was a highlight reel waiting to happen with a name that was fun to shout and a game that had some holes...

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  21. College Basketball's 10 Biggest Disappointments Midway Through Conference Play

    The non-conference schedule can be a big tease. Most schools avoid road games at any cost and unrealistic expectations are placed on teams that have major flaws. Conference play eventually exposes those flaws...

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  22. North Carolina Basketball: Lack of Star Power Is Killing Tar Heels

    Roy Williams needs to petition the state of North Carolina for a roster swap. It would make for a heck of a reality show. Give Williams N.C...

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  23. NCAA Tournament 2013: Why Week of Upsets Means March Will Be Madness

    Parity is a dirty six-letter word in college basketball. Where are all the dominant teams? Who should be No. 1? Is anyone really any good? Ummmm...who cares? This was a beautiful week of college basketball...

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  24. Duke Basketball: Is Blue Devils' Guard Play Invisible or Invincible?

    Duke wasn't just going to go away that easily. The loss to Miami last Wednesday was every bit as bad as it looked and magnified the issues that this team has without Ryan Kelly—and probably even with him...

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  25. UCLA vs. Arizona: It's Official, the Bruins Are Back

    The stench is gone from the UCLA program. Ben Howland , you're safe. Bruins fans, time to enjoy a winner again. Shabazz Muhammad has got this...

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