1. The Most Entertaining Players in the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    The basketball venue gives the most talented and athletic college players a perfect stage to display their entertaining skills. But entertainment is in the eye of the beholder. What appeals to one college basketball fan may not be appreciated by another..

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  2. Ranking the Best Freshmen in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Freshmen continue to make a major impact in college basketball in 2016-17, and the best of that bunch will dominate the early picks of the upcoming NBA draft. According to DraftExpress , the top nine NBA prospects are freshmen...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 8 days ago 25,242 reads 0 comments

  3. Ranking the Most Unstoppable Offenses in College Basketball

    The ability to score a lot of points is not only a means to victory, it is also the most entertaining aspect of college basketball. Fans love watching teams that can fill it up...

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  4. College Basketball Players Who Must Step Up to Salvage Their 2016-17 Seasons

    Great preseason expectations sometimes turn into great in-season disappointments. A number of college players with high aspirations have not come close to achieving their goals so far this season...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 23 days ago 10,575 reads 0 comments

  5. Top College Basketball Programs in Danger of Missing the 2017 NCAA Tournament

    A number of teams with high-class pedigrees have struggled this season, putting them in danger of not reaching the NCAA tournament. Some of them will pick up their game and get to the Big Dance, but some won't...

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  6. Ranking the Most Unforgivable Losses in the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    Every loss is disappointing, but some defeats are more difficult to accept than others. Occasionally, there are losses that just gnaw at players, coaches and fans for the rest of the season, sometimes longer...

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  7. Ranking the Best 'Glue Guys' in College Basketball in 2016-17 Season

    "Glue guy" is a nebulous term that means different things to different people. As the phrase suggests, it refers to a player whose presence holds the team together, helping the team function as a single unit, rather than five individuals...

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  8. Bold Predictions for College Basketball for the New Year

    As the calendar changes from 2016 to 2017, conference play begins in earnest across the nation. The first seven weeks gave us a general idea of what to expect the rest of the season, but nothing is definite and a lot can change...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 1 month ago 7,003 reads 18 comments

  9. 2016-17 Big Ten Basketball Primer, Power Rankings Heading into League Play

    Big Ten play begins Tuesday with a lot of uncertainty. The conference has no unbeaten teams and no teams ranked among the Top 13 in the country, suggesting the Big Ten is not as strong as usual at the top...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 months ago 6,037 reads 14 comments

  10. 10 Things That Every College Basketball Fan Wants for the Holidays

    The college basketball fan's ideal world consists of non-stop entertainment on the hardwood and access to as many intriguing moments of the 2016-17 season as possible...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 months ago 4,337 reads 16 comments

  11. Ranking the 10 Best NCAA Basketball Freshmen so Far in the 2016-17 Season

    The 2016-17 freshman class may rival the 2007-08 class ( Derrick Rose, Kevin Love, Michael Beasley, O.J. Mayo) and the 2013-14 class (Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid, ...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 months ago 27,947 reads 57 comments

  12. Burning Questions in College Basketball Early in the 2016-17 Season

    Less than four weeks into the college basketball season, all we have are hints as to how things may play out. What has occurred so far provokes more questions than answers...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 3 months ago 3,732 reads 10 comments

  13. 10 College Basketball Teams That Need to Sound the Early-Season Alarm

    It's foolhardy to draw too many conclusions from the first few weeks of the college basketball season. Teams are still developing their identity and putting the pieces together so they will be ready for conference play and beyond...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 3 months ago 10,518 reads 16 comments

  14. The Most Indispensable Player from Every Top 10 College Basketball Team

    Which player's absence would adversely affect his team the most? That is the question being asked here as it applies to the top 10 teams in this week's Associated Press poll...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 3 months ago 5,816 reads 10 comments

  15. Predicting the Best 10 Games Early in the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    Early season non-conference games matching up highly rated teams set the groundwork for the rest of the season...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 3 months ago 4,732 reads 7 comments

  16. Big Ten Basketball: Preview and Predictions for 2016-17 Season

    The Big Ten lost a lot of star power from last season, leaving people to wonder whether the conference will be as strong in 2016-17 as it usually is...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 4 months ago 7,681 reads 11 comments

  17. Summer Olympics 2016: Things to Watch for on Day 15 in Rio

    Put your most comfortable TV-watching chair in perfect position for Olympic viewing because the penultimate day of the 2016 Olympics is a Saturday, filled with intriguing events with gold medals on the line...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 6 months ago 8,219 reads 0 comments

  18. Summer Olympics 2016: What to Watch for on Day 9 in Rio

    Huge Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt and tiny American gymnast Simone Biles seek to add to their fame in events with gold medals on the line in Day 9 on Sunday...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 7 months ago 30,475 reads 12 comments

  19. Summer Olympics 2016: Things to Watch for on Day 8 in Rio

    Speed is the theme for Day 8 of the Olympics, on land and on water. Michael Phelps' farewell swim in his attempt to win another gold medal and a wide-open race to determine the ...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 7 months ago 14,930 reads 2 comments

  20. Olympic Track and Field 2016: Complete Guide to Women's Events in Rio

    The women's American track and field athletes have a chance to have their most successful Olympics ever in the 2016 Rio Games. However, they also could have one of their most disappointing showings...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 7 months ago 846 reads 0 comments

  21. Summer Olympics 2016: What to Watch for on Day 3 in Rio

    Michael Phelps will make his 2016 Olympics individual-event debut on Day 3, and fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad will make history. Swimming and gymnastics again take center stage as medals will be awarded in both...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 7 months ago 18,658 reads 4 comments

  22. Summer Olympics 2016: What to Watch for on Day 1 in Rio

    Zika virus concerns and the Russian doping scandal have been documented, and the festivities in Brazil are in full swing, so it's time to bring on the much-anticipated Olympic competition...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 7 months ago 33,545 reads 17 comments

  23. Athletes Likely to Medal During Their Olympic Swan Song in Rio

    Some outstanding athletes who have experienced considerable success in past Olympics will be participating in their final Summer Games in Rio, which start August 5...

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  24. Ranking the Most Prestigious Summer Olympic Events

    Every gold medal awarded at the 2016 Summer Olympics will be the same size, but not all seem to have the same weight. Some events simply carry more prestige...

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  25. College Basketball Stars Facing Unrealistic Expectations in 2016-17

    The period between the NCAA tournament championship game and the start of the following season is filled with assessments and opinions about the coming college basketball season...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 7 months ago 14,746 reads 11 comments