1. Duke's Tyus Jones Was Born to Play in the Final Four

    HOUSTON — Ten minutes into Tyus Jones' high school career, Tubby Smith was knocking on the door to see him...

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  2. NCAA Championship 2015: Updated Title Odds Going into Final Four

    Thank you, Irish. Notre Dame has given the sporting world hope that the final result in Indianapolis next Monday night is not a foregone conclusion. This is one of the most stacked Final Fours in recent memory...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 104,247 reads 208 comments

  3. March Madness 2015: The All-Tournament Team Through Elite 8

    The editors of the "One Shining Moment" video are going to have a tall task this year. This tournament has delivered so many moments and big plays by college basketball's brightest stars that the OSM compilation could probably fill 20 minutes...

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  4. Coach K's Fingerprints All over Freshman Growth, Duke's Run to 2015 Final Four

    HOUSTON — Quinn Cook sat slumped in his chair in front of his locker with the net around his neck, and he just shook his head searching for the words to describe the moment...

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  5. Ferocious Defense Has Duke Looking Like a Legit NCAA Title Threat

    HOUSTON — Two months ago, Miami (Florida) point guard Angel Rodriguez told a national television audience that he was confident his team could beat the Duke Blue Devils because of the way "they play...

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  6. Ranking the Top 20 Players in the Sweet 16 of the 2015 NCAA Tournament

    The criticism of college basketball is often that there aren't any recognizable great players anymore because of the race to get to the NBA...

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  7. NCAA Bracket 2015: Odds for Every Sweet 16 Team to Win NCAA Championship

    Kentucky or the field? That was the question coming into the tournament, and it has not changed. The Wildcats were the runaway favorites coming in, and nothing has happened thus far to alter that perception...

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  8. NCAA Tournament 2015: The All-Tournament Team Through Round of 32

    The NCAA tournament is usually a time when stars are born. This year's first weekend was simply justification of what we witnessed all season. For a first week that went mostly chalk, we got what we've come to expect out of the nation's best stars...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 187,573 reads 201 comments

  9. NCAA Basketball Championship 2015: Who Best Fits the Blueprint of a Winner?

    Most of the population is going to pick Kentucky to win the national championship. If you're a basketball fan, your eyes should tell you that's a logical pick...

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  10. NCAA Bracket Predictions 2015: Sleeper Teams Destined for Deep Runs

    Getting a good upset right in the opening round is good for bragging rights, but the way to really get a leg up in your bracket pool is to accurately pick a sleeper to go deeper than anticipated...

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  11. NCAA Tournament 2015: Ranking the Most Likely Upsets in the Round of 64

    Filling out a bracket is no fun without picking some upsets. You don't want to go overboard, but it's good to sprinkle some in. Knowing who the Cinderellas with a realistic shot are is important...

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  12. 2015 NCAA Bracket Predictions: Best Picks for Every Matchup

    There are two ways to go about filling out your bracket for the 2015 NCAA tournament. You can start by picking Kentucky as your national champ, as most of the nation will do, or you can be a hipster and pick someone else...

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  13. NCAA Tournament 2015: Get to Know All 68 Teams in the Bracket

    The bracket is out, and Christmas for college basketball fans is finally here. You may know about Kentucky. You may know about Duke. But let's unwrap all 68 presents and find out who these teams really are...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 117,459 reads 161 comments

  14. Meet Alan Williams, the Best College Basketball Player You've Never Heard Of

    An eight-year-old Alan Williams stood in front of the cashier of a Toys R Us with his mom and his little brother. It was his brother Cody's birthday, and Jeri Williams had taken her youngest son to get a toy...

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  15. Bleacher Report's 2014-15 College Basketball All-American, All-Conference Picks

    Last year was easy. Doug McDermott was the clear choice for Player of the Year. This season, there's been an actual debate for not just Player of the Year but also Coach of the Year and the coveted All-American spots...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 132,336 reads 429 comments

  16. Wichita State's Fred VanVleet Is the Peyton Manning of College Basketball

    WICHITA, Kan. — All eyes are on Fred VanVleet. Back at a preseason practice in October, VanVleet has stopped a defensive drill to show freshman guard Corey Henderson Jr...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 18,326 reads 9 comments

  17. All Hail the Streak: Sit Back and Appreciate Kansas' Incredible Big 12 Run

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Bill Self called the people at the RPI on Tuesday in pursuit of a statistic to give to the naysayers...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 18,012 reads 45 comments

  18. How Frank Mason Went from Unwanted Recruit to the Kansas Jayhawks' Leading Man

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas assistant coach Kurtis Townsend found himself in a back gym at the Adidas Fab 48 in the summer of 2012 in Las Vegas to watch current USC point guard Jordan McLaughlin...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 33,580 reads 16 comments

  19. Updated Rankings for College Basketball's Player of the Year in 2014-15 Season

    The Player of the Year race is still a two-man contest, as it has been for some time. It's Frank Kaminsky or Jahlil Okafor...

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  20. D'Angelo Russell Flying in Rarefied Air Occupied by James Harden and Steph Curry

    D'Angelo Russell's college basketball premiere was in an empty gym at West Virginia. Russell didn't know it then, but he was going up against a full-court-pressing defense ...

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  21. Updated Rankings for College Basketball's Best Centers in 2014-15

    The center position in college basketball has less depth than any other position in the country, but it's hard to find a better top six at any position in the country...

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  22. Duke Shows It's Built for March Success in Edging UNC in Revealing Thriller

    The game that North Carolina delivered on a silver platter will go down as yet another thriller in this great rivalry. It'll go down as a great Duke comeback. And it was. It'll go down as a Tar Heel collapse...

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  23. Updated Rankings for College Basketball's Best Power Forwards in 2014-15

    Power forward has become the most diverse position in college basketball. You still have your traditional "power" forwards...

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  24. College Basketball Rankings 2014-15: Bleacher Report's Week 15 Top 25

    We're exactly one month away from Selection Sunday. You know what that means. Everyone's favorite made-up word in college basketball—"Bracketology"—will dominate the conversation over the next month...

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  25. Jerian Grant Leaving His Mark at Notre Dame in Memorable Redemption Season

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Unc , you know if I was out there, it would have been different. Jerian Grant sat in the family room of his uncle Horace Grant's home last February ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 43,267 reads 15 comments