1. The Best Inside-Outside Duos in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Double the big man and the perimeter scorer will kill you. Swarm the guard on the outside and he'll find a way to get it inside to the post...

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  2. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Meet the Fighting Irish's 2017 Class

    Despite a massively disappointing 4-8 season in 2016, Notre Dame still managed to clean up on the recruiting trail. The Fighting Irish signed the nation's No...

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  3. College Football Preseason Top 25 Ranking Post-2017 National Signing Day

    National signing day is such an important part of college football, it might as well be designated a national holiday...

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  4. Notre Dame National Signing Day 2017: 5 Takeaways from Fighting Irish's Class

    Notre Dame is coming off its worst season in nearly a decade—a 4-8 record that kept the Fighting Irish from playing in a bowl game and damaged their national brand...

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  5. The Superteam That Wasn't: Arizona Inching Closer to What Could Have Been

    TUCSON, Arizona — It took about 45 seconds for Allonzo Trier to take his first shot after making his 2016-17 home debut at McKale Center on Jan. 26, a three-pointer that barely touched the rim as it went through...

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  6. College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Week 13 Top 25

    Ranked teams were an endangered species this past week in college basketball, leading to a massive shake-up in Bleacher Report's Top 25...

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  7. Overhyped NCAA Basketball Freshmen Not Yet Ready for the NBA

    Freshmen are the lifeblood of college basketball, an annual infusion of talent that replenishes the losses that come each year through graduation and early departure to the NBA...

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

    We're almost seven weeks from the start of the NCAA tournament, which means we're getting down to the nitty-gritty as to which teams will get themselves in position to win it all...

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  9. Allonzo Trier's Dazzling Return Gives Arizona Huge Boost in Win over Rival UCLA

    For 19 games spanning more than two months, every Arizona Wildcats basketball game began with questions regarding whether Allonzo Trier would get to play and ended with curiosity about what the team would be like if and when he returned...

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  10. The All-European Team in College Basketball in 2016-17

    The globalization of basketball isn't just an NBA thing, as anyone who closely follows college basketball will tell you...

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  11. The Most Versatile Offensive Weapons in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Being a great scorer is one thing, but the best offensive players in college basketball contribute to the production in multiple ways...

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  12. Saint Mary's vs. Gonzaga: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The lone unbeaten team left in college basketball remained that way. Fifth-ranked Gonzaga rolled to a 79-56 home win over No. 21 Saint Mary's on Saturday night in a battle of top West Coast Conference teams...

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  13. College Basketball Players Opposing Fans Love to Hate in 2016-17

    Many college basketball fans are incredibly loyal to a particular team, often one from a school they attended or the community they live in...

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  14. Midseason 2016-17 All-America Teams for College Basketball

    We've reached the midpoint of the 2016-17 college basketball season, with the NCAA tournament only about two months away. That means it's time to take stock of what we've seen so far, which also involves singling out the best players in the game to date..

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  15. Duke Missing Amile Jefferson More Than Coach K After Loss to Florida State

    The loss wasn't a certainty until Tuesday night, but the groundwork for Duke's 88-72 defeat at Florida State was laid a few days earlier when its best interior defender limped off the court...

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  16. College Basketball's Most One-Dimensional Teams This Season

    Balance is what we all strive for in life, not being too reliant or dependent on one thing to the point where we're lacking too much in other areas...

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  17. Predicting Which Mid-Major College Basketball Stars Have NBA Futures

    If you're good enough, the NBA is going to find you. Top college basketball players don't need a feature role with a power-conference team to draw the attention of pro scouts, despite ...

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  18. Peach Bowl 2016: Washington vs. Alabama Live Playoff Score and Highlights

    Defending national champion Alabama won its 26th straight game in a fashion that's been similar to many results this season, slowly and methodically suffocating its opponent into submission...

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  19. The New Year's Resolution for Every AP Top 25 Team

    2016 hasn't been the greatest of years for many reasons, but in the sports world there has been no shortage of tremendous moments...

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  20. Projecting the Results for a Hypothetical 8-Team College Football Playoff

    On Saturday, we'll get to watch the third edition of the College Football Playoff, a four-team format that is facing its first real bout of criticism this year due to how the selection committee went about picking the semifinalists...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 8 months ago 22,737 reads 91 comments

  21. 2016-17 Pac-12 NCAA Basketball Primer, Power Rankings Heading into League Play

    Now the real work begins. The college basketball season began in mid-November, but so far teams have been able to play who they choose and thus it's hard to gauge who is better than whom...

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  22. Dark-Horse Candidates for 2017 Heisman Trophy

    Lamar Jackson is the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, crowned less than two weeks ago. He's only a sophomore, so when he returns next year he'll be the front-runner for a second Heisman — and rightfully so...

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  23. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Holiday Wish List

    They have the best players, have had the best seasons and are in position to finish 2016 on a high note. The top teams in college football have it all, right? Almost...

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  24. Young Kentucky Will Be Tested in Hostile Environment vs. Archrival Louisville

    Kentucky has played games this season in Brooklyn, the Bahamas and Las Vegas in front of crowds of all sizes. But no matter where they play or who they face, one thing has been constant: Big Blue Nation has had a major presence in the stands...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 8 months ago 5,567 reads 37 comments

  25. Each CFB Playoff Team's Odds of Winning It All

    From 128 schools that began the 2016 college football season with hopes of winning a national championship, we're down to just four. That quartet will gather in Atlanta and Glendale, Arizona on Dec...

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