1. College Basketball Recruiting: Top 10 One-and-Done Freshmen for Next Season

    Ever since the one-and-done rule was instituted, the landscape of college basketball has undoubtedly changed. For better or worse, players are now required to play in college or abroad for a year prior to jumping to the NBA...

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  2. UNC vs. Marquette Predictions: Does the Golden Eagles NCAA Run End Here?

    If you were looking at just the seedings, this game would seem like a David and Goliath situation. North Carolina comes in boasting the No. 2 seed in the region and it has won 21 of its last 24 and 11 of its last 12...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about over 3 years ago 1,279 reads 5 comments

  3. March Madness 2011 Bracket: Power Ranking the 50 Best Players in the Tournament

    The NCAA tournament is matched by no other event in college basketball, drawing so many talented players into the same competition. The best of the best always manage to carry their teams to the tournament, and some even manage to achieve greatness...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about over 3 years ago 7,241 reads 22 comments

  4. NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: The Odds for Every Team to Win a Championship

    One of the best parts of March is the wide open nature of the NCAA bracket. Everyone will have to play good teams eventually, but everyone's road is different...

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  5. NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: 20 Teams to Avoid in Your Bracket

    Every year there are those teams that crush your hopes and dreams of winning your office pool because of their choke-artist tactics. Spoiler alert—they'll be present at this year's dance too...

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  6. ACC 2011 Tournament: Live Semifinal Action from Greensboro

    After yet another electrifying day of basketball on Friday that included one blow out, one hard-nosed dogfight, one buzzer-beater and one beaten by buzzer, we're back with live coverage from the ACC Tournament in Greensboro Coliseum...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about over 3 years ago 754 reads 1 comments

  7. Tobacco Road 3.0: Will We See the Duke-North Carolina Rubber Match Sunday?

    Coming into the ACC tournament, the common thought was that arch-rivals Duke and North Carolina would be headed straight for a showdown in the championship game...

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  8. ACC Tournament 2011: 5 Up, 5 Down from the First Round

    The first day of tournament action from Greensboro was full of excitement. While the national contenders weren't playing, there was still plenty to be seen in the middle of basketball country...

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  9. March Madness: The 15 Greatest No-Names to Household Names in Tournament History

    One of the greatest parts about March Madness is the exceptional play by the unknowns. The Cinderellas are part of why everyone loves the madness of March...

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  10. Duke Basketball: Carlos Boozer and the Top 25 Blue Devils NBA Stars of All Time

    For a collegiate power such as Duke is, it is strange to think that they have so few good players in NBA history. That may be a testament to Coach K or his system, but the face plants that befall many Duke players in the NBA is undeniable...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about over 3 years ago 5,359 reads 9 comments

  11. Duke Basketball: 10 Reasons They Could Be Early Outs in The NCAA Tournament

    As another week of turmoil in college basketball has come and gone, Duke is back in the number one slot in both of the college basketball polls this week...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about over 3 years ago 6,658 reads 13 comments

  12. Call in the Swat Team: College Basketball's Top 25 Shot-Blockers

    Having a dominant shot-blocker instantly adds another dimension your team. With a dominant force defending the basket, there is much less incentive for opposing players to drive it to the hole...

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  13. Duke's Plumlee Brothers and The Best Low Post Duos in The Country

    Anyone can tell you how difficult it is to defend an elite post player (just ask anyone that has played Ohio State this season)...

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  14. College Basketball: Ranking the Top 25 Seniors in the Country

    One of the things that makes college basketball great is the cycle of players. The fact that programs will have an entirely new roster every four years means there are plenty of opportunities for players to develop their game by the time they graduate...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about over 3 years ago 5,133 reads 19 comments

  15. North Carolina and College Basketball's Top 20 Recruiting Draws

    Recruiting has become a vital part of every college basketball program. Teams put almost as much emphasis on recruiting for the future as they do winning in the present...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about over 3 years ago 10,258 reads 17 comments

  16. College Basketball's Midseason Awards

    Going into the weekend with a little more than halfway through the season, it seems fitting to hand out awards to the best players and coaches in the country...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about over 3 years ago 3,639 reads 12 comments

  17. Terrence Jones and the 15 Filthiest Dunks of the Season So Far

    The 2010-2011 college basketball season has already had plenty of ups and downs, but the jumping around the polls is nothing compared to some of the things that the country's best players have shown us...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about almost 4 years ago 6,942 reads 1 comments

  18. College Basketball: The 20 Biggest Disappointments of the Season Thus Far

    With the start of every season, there are certain expectations that the country generally creates for the upcoming season...

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  19. College Basketball: The 25 Sketchiest Programs in Hoops History

    Throughout the history of college hoops, there have been certain events transpire that left some schools' images a little tarnished...

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  20. The Top 25 Players That Won't Get A Sniff From The NBA

    Unfortunately for some, the NBA is a much smaller league. With the ability for players to stay longer than four years as well, it is hard for all college players to make an impact...

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  21. Shoo-Ins and Cinderellas: The 50 Best NCAA Tournament Runs in NCAA History

    The NCAA Tournament may be the greatest sports spectacle in modern society. Every March, people across the nation and the world yell, cheer, jeer and even cry with their team's successes and failures...

    Luke Dykes Written by Luke Dykes about almost 4 years ago 21,058 reads 26 comments

  22. Kevin Durant And The 25 Players We Wish Played All Four Years of College

    The relationship between college and professional basketball has always been a bit skewed. In the past, there were very few rules regarding whether players had to attend college or how they should go about advancing their careers...

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  23. College Basketball 2010-11: The Nation's Top 20 Dunkers

    Dunking is the most exciting part of college basketball. But who is the best dunker? What makes the best dunk? The combination of flair and height and difficulty getting to the basket ...

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  24. NBA Draft 2011: 30 Future NBA Players' Current Draft Status

    College basketball is a great place for future NBA players to showcase their talents in front of the whole country. With the one-and-done rule, it seems that every year there are more and more freshman jumping to the NBA to make the mad money...

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  25. College Basketball's 5 Must See Preseason Tournaments

    November is more than halfway over but that doesn't mean that there isn't more insight to be had this month...

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