1. The 10 Best Leaders in College Basketball

    Leadership is not just about positions or production. It is not simply about seniority or skills. Leadership on most college basketball teams is about earned respect, example and influence...

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  2. 10 Mid-Major Stars Ready to Grab the Limelight in March Madness

    Selection Sunday is less than three weeks away. College basketball teams from across the country are gearing up for the last stretch of conference play, intense competition in their ...

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  3. The Achilles' Heel for Every Final Four Contender

    Every college basketball team has weaknesses. In spite of their outstanding talent or incredible depth, even Final Four contenders have flaws that could lead to their demise. Here is the Achilles' heel of each of the top ten 2013 Final Four contenders..

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 7,076 reads 26 comments

  4. The 10 Streakiest Players in College Basketball

    It's exciting to see a college basketball player who is on! There are those times that everything that they put up goes in. On the other hand, it's frustrating when a player is streaky and you don't know what you're going to get from him...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 2,971 reads 2 comments

  5. Ranking the 10 Freshmen Under the Most Pressure in College Basketball

    This year's edition of college basketball has some excellent freshmen who are shining brightly and carrying their teams to success...

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  6. The Biggest Adjustment Each Top 10 College Basketball Team Needs to Make

    Selection Sunday is three weeks away. By that time, conference regular season champs will be crowned and league tournament titles will be captured...

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  7. The 10 Most Fundamentally-Sound Players in College Basketball

    Shooting and dribbling. Passing and catching. Footwork and defending. The fundamentals of basketball are still essential for success in college hoops. Just putting a group of great athletes on the floor doesn't guarantee W's...

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  8. Miami Basketball: Breaking Down the Hurricanes' Meteoric Rise

    The Miami Hurricanes are not just one of the best stories in college basketball. They are simply one of the best teams...

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  9. UCLA Basketball: Is Shabazz Muhammad the Leader the Bruins Need in March?

    There's no doubt about who is the most talented player on this year's UCLA Bruins: Shabazz Muhammad . The fabulous freshman wing from Vegas is a prolific scorer, putting up 18...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 1,388 reads 1 comments

  10. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: 10 Teams Who Have Dropped the Ball with 2013 Class

    Effective recruiting is a huge part of college basketball success. If you don't have the players, it's hard to compete in the top conferences and against the best teams...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 4,273 reads 5 comments

  11. Will Gonzaga Finally Break Through in the NCAA Tournament?

    How good are the Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-2; 12-0 WCC )? As we move into the second half of February, and the end of the regular-season schedule is near, it’s a reasonable ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 1,325 reads 6 comments

  12. Ranking the Biggest Head Cases in College Basketball

    College basketball is filled with all kinds of people and personalities. As we look across the country, we can find a number of people who keep the game from getting monotonous and uninteresting...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 13,267 reads 11 comments

  13. 10 NCAA Basketball Teams That Need a Wake-Up Call ASAP

    NCAA tournament wake-up calls in February are never pleasant and are usually jarring to the teams that receive them. Sure, getting one now gives those programs a chance to do whatever is necessary to earn their way into March Madness...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 4,749 reads 9 comments

  14. College Basketball Injury Report: Who's Hurting the Most at Week 16?

    The 2012-13 College Basketball season has been a non-stop succession of surprises. Legendary programs have struggled. Mid-major teams and unexpected challengers have climbed into the top half of the Top 25...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 1,945 reads 1 comments

  15. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Pros and Cons for Each Andrew Wiggins Suitor

    The " Andrew Wiggins Sweepstakes" is in full swing, and he is "ready to progress in his recruitment" Jeff Borzello of CBSSports .com reported this last week. Wiggins is the No...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 20,095 reads 97 comments

  16. Virginia vs. UNC: Did Tar Heels Finally Find the Magic Potion?

    With one month to go until Selection Sunday, North Carolina needed a win today against Virginia to stay close to the top teams of the Atlantic Coast Conference and improve their chances of getting into this year’s NCAA tournament...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 4,270 reads 21 comments

  17. Ranking the 10 Most Fiery Coaches in NCAA Basketball

    Some of the most successful coaches in college basketball are fiery men. They are intense individuals, focused and determined about their craft. Fiery doesn't necessarily mean being physically violent or constantly vicious...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 389 reads 14 comments

  18. The 10 Most Versatile Stars in College Basketball

    Some of the best college basketball players excel in multiple areas. Their skills are not restricted to a single specialty. From game-to-game, versatile players may contribute differently to their teams' success...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 4,104 reads 20 comments

  19. Ranking the Top 10 Sharpshooters in College Basketball

    Is shooting a basketball a lost art? The Houston Chronicle 's Tim Griffin states some alarming stats in his Feb. 1 article: Division I teams are averaging 67.7 points per game this season, the lowest figure since 1981-82...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 10,435 reads 22 comments

  20. Indiana Basketball: Are the Hoosiers Finally Ready to Be Road Warriors?

    Indiana's 29-point victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night (76-47) could be described in a lot of ways...Methodical. Disciplined. Orderly...

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  21. Top 5 College Basketball Players at Each Position

    College Basketball 2012-13 has been nothing short of amazing! Great upsets, amazing performances and non-stop action! We've seen the teams in pre-conference play, and now we are watching them go to work in their respective conferences...

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  22. Nerlens Noel Knee Injury: Will Kentucky Survive Without Star Freshman?

    Nerlens Noel , Kentucky's star center and the nation's leading shot-blocker, had to be helped off the floor during the middle of the second half in the Wildcats' game Tuesday night against Florida...

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  23. Why 2013 Tar Heels Show Roy Williams Will Never Be at Coach K's Level

    North Carolina's Roy Williams is one of the best college basketball coaches. Going into this week's game against archrival Duke, Williams has a career record of 691-174 (79...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 7,514 reads 70 comments

  24. The 25 Bitterest Rivalries in College Basketball

    Rivalry Week is here! Huge games between college basketball teams that hate each other...does it get any better than this? We will get to see in the course of a few days great action and great passion! Michigan at Michigan State...

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  25. 25 Burning Questions in College Basketball (and Our Answers)

    Selection Sunday is a mere five weeks away (March 17), and so many the questions remain unanswered about the 2012-13 college basketball season. Conference races are still very much up for grabs...

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