1. College Basketball Recruiting: The Top 5 Senior Big Men and Where They'll Go

    With UConn's signing of Andre Drummond, the structure of the college basketball recruiting class of 2012 has been shaken up...

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  2. Fantasy College Basketball: Harrison Barnes and the Top Five Players in the ACC

    With the NBA lockout looming, it is time for basketball fans to seriously consider participating in fantasy college basketball...

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  3. College Basketball Predictions: Top 10 Scorers in 2011-12

    A lot of talent left college basketball in the NBA Draft , but plenty of elite players will be returning to their respective campuses come fall...

    Ethan Back Written by Ethan Back about over 3 years ago 2,346 reads 15 comments

  4. NBA Finals 2011: Why We No Longer Have to Hate LeBron James and the Miami Heat

    The NBA Finals just wrapped up, and Dirk Nowitzki led the Dallas Mavericks to a six-game victory over LeBron James , Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat . For Dallas, winning this series has many implications...

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  5. NBA Draft: Picking an NBA All-Star Team of Former North Carolina Players

    The NBA Draft is approaching soon, and while North Carolina's top players (Harrison Barnes, John Henson, Tyler Zeller) have opted to return to Chapel Hill for the 2011-12 season, ...

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  6. College Basketball: Power Ranking 10 East Coast Schools by Recruiting Power

    College basketball teams, unlike the pros, can only have players for a maximum of four seasons. Thus, college programs rely on a constant influx of high school recruits...

    Ethan Back Written by Ethan Back about over 3 years ago 1,995 reads 19 comments

  7. Gus Johnson: 6 Crazy Calls We'll Miss During March Madness

    Gus Johnson, to me at least, is the voice of college hoops—especially March Madness. The man is always 100 percent focused on the game he calls, and has the ability to make a seemingly boring contest exciting...

    Ethan Back Written by Ethan Back about over 3 years ago 2,056 reads 7 comments

  8. North Carolina Basketball: Picking the Tar Heels' Team of the Decade

    The University of North Carolina has produced some of the best basketball players in the history of the game. Names like Michael Jordan, Bob McAdoo, Rasheed Wallace and Vince Carter come to mind when discussing famous Tar Heels...

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  9. Austin Rivers: 10 Bold Predictions for the Duke Blue Devil's Freshman Season

    Austin Rivers is widely considered the best incoming freshman in all of college basketball. Playing under Coach K at Duke, he will certainly have the proper guidance needed in order to succeed...

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  10. College Basketball: 15 Mid-Major Players Who Could Be the Next Jimmer Fredette

    While Jimmer Fredette's shooting range and other unique skills will not be replicated by anyone in college basketball next season, there are many players who have the ability to captivate the nation...

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  11. 2011 NBA Mock Draft: Full 1st-Round Mock, How It Shakes out After Kyrie Irving

    As of now, it seems that the Minnesota Timberwolves will select Kyrie Irving with the first pick of the 2011 NBA draft . The T'Wolves are in desperate need for a solid point guard, as only one player (Luke Ridnour at 5...

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  12. NBA Draft: 15 Biggest UNC Draft Busts of All Time

    The University of North Carolina has produced basketball players such as Michael Jordan, James Worthy, Bob McAdoo, Antawn Jamison, Jerry Stackhouse and Rasheed Wallace...

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  13. College Basketball: Stat Predictions for the 2011-2012 North Carolina Tar Heels

    With Harrison Barnes, Tyler Zeller, John Henson and key backcourt members returning next season, the North Carolina Tar Heels will be an absolute force in the ACC...

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  14. NBA Playoffs 2011: Why the Boston Celtics Will Crash the Knicks' Return to MSG

    The Boston Celtics and New York Knicks played two very entertaining games in Beantown. The Celtics emerged victorious in the first two, and have a 2-0 lead heading to Madison Square Garden...

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  15. NBA Playoffs 2011: Dwyane Wade in Shades, Can Philadelphia 76ers Take Advantage?

    Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat has played with "tinted glasses" before. Against the New York Knicks in the regular season, Wade dropped 34 wearing shaded goggles...

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  16. Duke Basketball: Statistical Predictions for the Blue Devils in 2011-12

    The 2011 NBA Draft will claim much of Duke's talent. The Blue Devils will lose their top three players, but the remaining roster should be talented enough to recover and put together a strong season...

    Ethan Back Written by Ethan Back about over 3 years ago 5,348 reads 30 comments

  17. NBA Draft 2011: Ashton Gibbs, Isaiah Thomas and the 10 Dumbest Early Entrants

    The NBA Draft offers collegiate athletes potential money, glory and the professional basketball lifestyle. What many underclassmen don't realize though is that they won't be drafted...

    Ethan Back Written by Ethan Back about over 3 years ago 8,815 reads 31 comments

  18. NBA Playoffs 2011: Predicting the MVP of Each Eastern Conference Matchup

    While the NBA Playoffs are certainly not March Madness, they do offer a lot of excitement. Given the smaller amount of teams in the field, upsets happen less frequently, but they are not out of the question (just ask the Dallas Mavericks in 2007)...

    Ethan Back Written by Ethan Back about over 3 years ago 1,364 reads 6 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2011: How Much Longer Is the Boston Celtics' Title Window Open?

    The Big Three era for the Boston Celtics is quietly reaching its inevitable end. Kevin Garnett has looked healthy this season, but age will claim his career sooner rather than later...

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  20. College Basketball 2011-12 Predictions: Picking the Top 20 Players in the Nation

    The NBA Draft claims many of the top talents from college basketball, including a multitude of underclassmen. We often salivate at thoughts of players remaining in college for four years...

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  21. NCAA Basketball Predictions: Picking the 2011-12 All-American Teams

    The Connecticut Huskies, led by All-American guard Kemba Walker, defeated the Butler Bulldogs to win the NCAA Tournament. While there are a few more months until the next college basketball season begins, it is never too early to look ahead...

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  22. Washington Hoops: Can the Huskies and Isaiah Thomas Reach the Final Four in 2012

    Final Four aspirations for Isaiah Thomas and the Washington Huskies were denied this year, as they bowed out of the NCAA Tournament at the hands of the North Carolina Tar Heels...

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  23. March Madness Brain Trust: Honoring College Basketball's Academic All-Americans

    March Madness is the time of year in which college basketball is glorified and takes the national stage. The basketball itself is wonderful, but it is often easy to forget that these players are student -athletes...

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  24. NCAA Bracket 2011: 5 Reasons Why the Texas Longhorns Are Built for a Long Run

    March Madness generally lives up to the latter half of its name. The month is filled with chaos on the hardwood, with upsets abounding, buzzer beaters plentiful and star players numerous, ...

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  25. NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: Breaking Down the West Region

    March Madness has finally rolled around, as the brackets are now set. The West Region offers viewers traditional powerhouses, including the Duke Blue Devils, Connecticut Huskies, Texas Longhorns and Arizona Wildcats...

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