1. Matchups We Would Love to See in the 2017 NCAA Tournament

    Among the countless things that make the NCAA tournament great are the compelling matchups that come about during the course of the three-week event...

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

    The 2017 NCAA tournament is only a month away, which means time is running out for the nation's top players to get themselves in position to be player of the year...

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  3. No. 1 Gonzaga Will Be Battle-Tested for NCAA Tournament After Win at St. Mary's

    We have yet to see how Gonzaga handles getting punched in the mouth, something most coaches would say a team can benefit from because it allows for a chance to respond to adversity...

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  4. College Basketball Teams That Need to Get Healthy for the 2017 NCAA Tournament

    Illness and injury are unfortunate but very real parts of college basketball. Players and teams do their best to avoid them, but they are rarely able to completely steer clear...

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

    Now that we're less than a month from the end of the regular season, we're getting into crunch time, with college basketball teams getting their ducks in a row for a deep NCAA tournament run...

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  6. CFB Future 100: Top 10 Athletes in Class of 2017

    The commitments have been made, the letters have been signed, and in many cases, the classes have already begun. Yesterday's blue-chip recruits are now today's next crop of talented college football newcomers...

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  7. CFB Future 100: Top 15 Running Backs in Class of 2017

    The commitments have been made, the letters have been signed, and in many cases, the classes have already begun. Yesterday's blue-chip recruits are now today's next crop of talented college football newcomers...

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  8. Oregon Still Has Questions to Answer After Statement Win over Arizona

    Oregon has reasserted itself as the team to beat in the Pac-12 Conference, a distinction first gained a year ago when it swept the regular-season and conference tournament titles...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 11 months ago 26,190 reads 0 comments

  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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