1. NCAA Championship 2017: Updated Title Odds Going into Final Four

    This Final Four has three teams that fit the profile of past national champs and one that shares some similarities with at least one (hello 2014 Connecticut!)...

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  2. Stock Up, Stock Down for NBA Prospects Ahead of the 2017 Final Four

    The NCAA tournament is the lasting image for general managers and NBA scouts when it comes to the NBA draft...

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  3. Bill Self, Kansas Jayhawks Didn't Choke: Oregon Ducks Earned Final Four Bid

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The hot take out of Kansas City on Saturday night is Bill Self did it again. Choked. In another Elite Eight. The seventh time in his career his team has crashed one step from the Final Four...

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  4. NCAA Tournament 2017: Everything You Need to Know About the Elite Eight

    It's getting good, folks. The tournament hit full madness Friday night when Zak Showalter hit an improbable three to send Wisconsin's Sweet 16 game against Florida to overtime, and ...

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  5. There's No Slowing Down Kansas: Elite Speed Has KU Looking Like Title Favorites

    The fastest team on hardwood took shape in late September when Kansas coach Bill Self made a decision that may end up bagging him a second national title...

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  6. Ranking the Top 20 Players in the Sweet 16

    The second round knocked out National Player of the Year candidate Josh Hart and Duke’s loaded roster, but there’s no shortage of quality talent in this year’s Sweet 16...

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  7. NCAA Tournament 2017: The All-Tournament Team Through Round 2

    The second round of the NCAA tournament delivered performances that will be unforgettable for some fanbases, including the losing ones, and made up for what was a tame first round...

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  8. Winners and Losers from Day 3 of NCAA Tournament

    Hooray chaos. The first round of the NCAA tournament lacked the drama we're used to seeing, so you knew the second round had to deliver. And, of course, it did. The defending champion and overall No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 days ago 60,715 reads 0 comments

  9. Everything You Need to Know About March Madness Day One

    The best days of the year are finally here. I hope you've called in sick, have your comfy clothes on and multiple televisions set up in your living room...

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  10. NCAA Basketball Championship 2017: Who Best Fits the Blueprint of a Winner?

    After four months of basketball, you would think that a team typically is what it is. This exercise is done to identify the traits of a national champion by studying past champs...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 13 days ago 37,306 reads 0 comments

  11. NCAA Bracket Predictions 2017: Sleeper Teams Destined to Ruin Brackets

    The key to NCAA tournament opening-weekend superiority in your office pool is picking the right sleepers to advance but not going too wild. I'm here to help...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 14 days ago 159,492 reads 0 comments

  12. Ranking the 25 Best Players of the 2017 NCAA Tournament

    The popular pick for National Player of the Year in the preseason was Duke’s Grayson Allen. Allen is on this list, but well below what anyone would have anticipated after his up-and-down junior season...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 15 days ago 189,210 reads 0 comments

  13. 2017 NCAA Bracket Predictions: Best Picks for Every Matchup

    Go with your gut. That has always been my bracket-picking philosophy. Last year, I tried to go with my head. Stupid me. I decided I was going to pick the team to win the title that I trusted the most, and that was Michigan State...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 15 days ago 303,594 reads 0 comments

  14. Where's the NBA Draft Love for CBB's Player of the Year Contenders?

    Former Texas point guard T.J. Ford is the only Naismith College Player of the Year winner under 6'0", which seems almost unfathomable given the award has been handed out since 1969...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 18 days ago 27,710 reads 0 comments

  15. For Likely No. 1 Pick Markelle Fultz, Will Missing NCAA Tourney Affect Career?

    Markelle Fultz's college career is almost certainly finished, and the likely No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft played for a team that won nine games...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 18 days ago 35,259 reads 0 comments

  16. Bleacher Report's 2016-17 College Basketball Awards

    It’s award season, and it’s time to remind everyone what we seem to forget in the preseason. Upperclassmen usually are the best players in this sport...

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  17. Opportunity, Confidence and Strength: The Formula for Justin Jackson's Star Turn

    You don't really see a difference when you look at him. North Carolina's Justin Jackson is still as skinny as a beanpole. Long limbs and torso on a body that just doesn't look able to add bulk...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 24 days ago 33,755 reads 0 comments

  18. Win over West Virginia a Reminder of How Dangerous Baylor Will Be in March

    Momentum is a dangerous word when it comes to the NCAA tournament, because it fools us into writing off some teams that had stumbled late in the season. Last year, Syracuse lost five of six games entering the tourney and made the Final Four...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 28 days ago 13,115 reads 0 comments

  19. Marcus Foster's Redemption: Creighton Star Thriving After Kansas State Flameout

    Omaha, Neb. — Marcus Foster is cut now and more confident in himself. That's what stands out as I sit across from him at a table in Creighton's practice facility...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 23,090 reads 0 comments

  20. UNC's Gritty Win Over Louisville Strengthens Championship-Caliber Resume

    We fall in love with the one-and-dones in the preseason. We focus on who has the NBA prospects during the season. But in March and April, this is what usually wins: scoring inside and out, experience and a great coach...

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  21. Updated Player of the Year Rankings for College Basketball in 2016-17

    We’re deep enough into the college basketball season that the statistics guys are putting up are probably going to be close to how they finish...

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  22. Epic Comeback vs. West Virginia Shows Kansas Isn't Your Typical Title Contender

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — In the early stages of the comeback that could not conceivably happen Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse, "biggest home court advantage" flashed on the videoboard, and KU students started bouncing in their seats...

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  23. College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Week 15 Top 25

    We’re 28 days away from Selection Sunday and the NCAA gave us a tease of the bracket Saturday with its first-ever early reveal of the top four lines if the season had ended Friday...

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  24. Don't Believe the Gonzaga Haters: These Bulldogs Are National-Title Contenders

    Gonzaga is a legitimate national-title contender. That statement alone is enough to set many college basketball fans off...

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  25. Win over Baylor Shows Kansas Will Go As Far As Josh Jackson Takes It

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Eight days ago in West Virginia, Kansas got run off the floor on a night the box score said freshman forward Josh Jackson was a star...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 10,344 reads 0 comments