1. North Carolina vs. Illinois Preview: Roy Williams' Tar Heels Take on the Illini

    Personnel First let’s start with the Illini personnel. March To March’s jc25 has a great breakdown of Bruce Weber’s squad here . Take some time to familiarize yourself with this group and then come on back...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about almost 4 years ago 725 reads 7 comments

  2. Early Elite Eight: College Basketball's Top March Madness Contenders

    We’ve got five or six games under our belts, and college basketball’s big dogs have played one or two formidable foes to give us a capable barometer...

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  3. College Hoops Trading Places: Harrison Barnes vs. Jared Sullinger

    In a nature vs. nurture argument, nature usually wins out. But what happens when you put two natural basketball players like Jared Sullinger and Harrison Barnes in different environments? Try a 67% vs...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about almost 4 years ago 451 reads 2 comments

  4. College Basketball: Top 25 Watch Party

    Here’s why I have Tivo—I’ll be watching for these following moments as I furiously press fast forward and rewind to the relaxing sounds of Hall and Oates' greatest hits...

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  5. Taking Stock in College Hoops: Players To Watch

    You’re a hedge fund manager. You’ve been tasked with picking a well-balanced portfolio that hits all the asset classes, only you have to pick college hoops players instead of equities, bonds, options and commodities...

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  6. A Duke Repeat? It's Deja Vu All Over Again

    Those that forget history are doomed to repeat it. If coach Mike Krzyzewski 's Duke Blue Devils are not careful they’re going to do exactly that and the rest of the college basketball world will be doomed...

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  7. New Jersey Nets: Good Things Come in Threes

    Hall of Famer and former manager of the Baltimore Orioles, Earl Weaver, claimed the key to winning baseball was pitching, defense, and the three-run homer. Successful NFL teams mesh offense, defense, and special teams that complement one another...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about 4 years ago 798 reads 3 comments

  8. Virginia Tech-Purdue College B-Ball Preview: ACC vs. Big Ten Challenge

    Storyline Most eyes will be on Purdue after its lost season stemming from Robbie Hummel’s season ending injury mere weeks before the Big Dance...

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  9. Duke Vs. Michigan State: An Early Preview of ACC-Big Ten Battle

    With Midnight Madness a few months away, fans around the country have begun peering at non-conference schedules of their favorite teams in anticipation of some colossal matchups...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about 4 years ago 2,246 reads 4 comments

  10. 2010 NBA Draft: With the 27th Pick, the New Jersey Nets Select...

    Dominique Jones a 6′4″ 220 pound guard out of Leningrad. If you were a boisterous Russian business man who fell into some oil money, you’re intoxicated by MTV, fast-food, ...

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  11. College Hoops Preseason Top 10: Good, But Way Too Early

    They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. ~Confucius Why is it that I read Confucius in my Yoda voice? Probably for the same reason I write preseason rankings articles before underclassmen make their NBA declarations...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about over 4 years ago 735 reads 3 comments

  12. New Jersey Nets: After Lottery Disaster, Who Should Nets Pick Third?

    My Pops use to tell me that, ”Life boils down to a series of choices. Unfortunately, sometimes those choices are lousy.” If you’re a "glass half empty" type of Nets fan, this saying can describe your outlook for the 2010 NBA draft...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about over 4 years ago 535 reads 7 comments

  13. Duke's Austin Rivers and Other Top Prospects at The Nike EYBL Tournament

    March To March is out here at the Nike EYBL tournament here in Houston to watch the best of the best hoop against one another. The kids haven't disappointed...

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  14. Instant Impact: Top 10 Incoming Freshman Part II

    Andy Dufresne made an appearance in Part One , so let’s continue that theme in Part Two. “Hope is a wonderful thing. Probably the best of things,” said Shawshank’s hero...

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  15. Instant Impact: College Basketball's Top 10 Incoming Freshmen, Part I

    As Andy Dufresne said in the Shawshank Redemption, "Hope springs eternal." Despite not having a kind and gentle African American man to guide it through the trials and tribulations ...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about over 4 years ago 1,683 reads 4 comments

  16. Three-Headed Monster: An Early Look at the Big 10 Conference

    I fully expect the Big 10 conference to be much stronger this season, especially if Kalin Lucas and Robbie Hummel come back at 100 percent...

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  17. Ohio State's Jared Sullinger: Best in Class?

    I think you can throw talented incoming freshmen Brandon Knight, Kyrie Irving, Josh Selby, and Eric Kanter in a hat and then draw to see which freshman is going to have more of an impact on his respective team next season...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about over 4 years ago 697 reads 4 comments

  18. North Carolina Blues: What the Tar Heels Must Do to Get Back on Top

    The hooting and hollering that took place in Durham earlier this month wasn’t audible in Chapel Hill. Even Coach K and his brood are bound by the laws of physics...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about over 4 years ago 833 reads 18 comments

  19. Recruiting Terrence Jones: College Hoops Last Huge Commit

    Terrence Jones is committing today. And I got this tidbit from ballerjunkie who’s busy running his players through 3 man weave drills... Let me holler at you real quick with an update on Terrence Jones’ decision...

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  20. Syracuse Orange Hoops: An Early Look at 2010-11

    Rebuild? Reload? It’s all in the eye of the beholder. Replacing the heart and soul of a Syracuse team that was the consensus No. 1 team in America before Arinze Onuaku’s injury will be no small task...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about over 4 years ago 1,501 reads 1 comments

  21. Crystal Ballin': The 2011 Final Four Favorites

    Waiting for the recruiting and NBA declaration dust to settle shouldn’t stop us from wildly speculating the four teams that will be left standing after the madness in March...

    Kevin Berger Written by Kevin Berger about over 4 years ago 2,818 reads 15 comments

  22. Duke Blue Devils Basketball: What Kyle Singler's Return Means

    Kyle Singler’s decision to return to Durham gives the talented wing another full year to grow out his eyebrows before playing professionally in the Association...

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  23. College Basketball Recruiting Scoop: Whispers on Duke, Texas, Kansas, Kentucky

    Cory Joseph Well, as expected, there has not been any communication out of the Cory Joseph camp. Not a word. The Jordan game allowed him an opportunity to showcase his skills on ESPN2 in front of the millions of viewers...

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  24. 2010 NBA Draft: Is Evan Turner or John Wall the No. 1 Pick?

    Pondering the NBA Draft… We’ll start with a couple of bits of good news for the team drafting first in the 2010 NBA draft. First, the top two candidates to go No. 1 aren’t 7 footers with calcium deficiencies...

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  25. Huge College Basketball Recruiting News: Kansas, Duke, Kentucky and More

    A few nuggets on some big time talent heading into college next season... Cory Joseph We care because you care, Texas fan. Or Nova fan, depending on which camp you’re in...

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