1. Indiana vs. Illinois: Why Hoosiers Are Still the NCAA Title Favorite

    Illinois upset No. 1 Indiana 74-72 Thursday night in another episode of "Knocking Off No. 1." This was the second time this season that the Hoosiers have lost while being in the nation's top spot...

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  2. Midseason Awards for Big Ten Basketball

    The Big Ten is the best conference in college basketball with four teams in the AP Top 25—Indiana (No. 1), Michigan (No. 3), Michigan State (No. 8) and Ohio State (No. 10)...

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  3. Wake Forest vs. North Carolina: Live Score, Updates and Analysis for ACC Game

    North Carolina had no trouble taking down Wake Forest tonight. The Tar Heels won at home 87-62. On top of the updates and analysis, we can look ahead to the Tar Heel’s stretch run and the Demon Deacons…...

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  4. The 10 Most Media-Savvy Coaches in College Basketball

    Being a college basketball coach in today's info-crazy world can be complicated. As a coach, you not only have to be an outstanding recruiter and a skillful X's and O's guy, but you also need to be sharp in your dealings with the media...

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  5. Big Ten Basketball: Midseason Report Card for Every Team

    The 2012-13 Big Ten basketball season has already been loaded with plenty of full-tilt action, with some of the best teams going head-to-head on a weekly basis...and we are just at the beginning of February...

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  6. Oklahoma State vs. Kansas: Live Score, Updates and Analysis for Big 12 Game

    Oklahoma State pulled off a huge upset (85-80), beating Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse. This was OSU’s first road win of the season. Check out this live blog to recap the intense action of this turning point win for the Cowboys...

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  7. 3-Step Plan to Right Struggling Powerhouses in NCAA Basketball

    When was the last time that Kentucky, North Carolina and UCLA were all out of the Top 25 at the same time? All three of these powerhouse programs started the season ranked, but ...

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  8. 5 Storied College Basketball Programs That Won't Be Dancing in March

    Selection Sunday is just six weeks away and things are becoming clear for some of the most successful programs in college basketball...

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  9. College Basketball Stars Who Need to Stay in School Another Year

    Do you remember far enough back to when it was big news when a college basketball player left school early to enter the NBA draft? Now, it's almost the opposite...

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  10. The 10 Most Desirable Coaching Positions in NCAA Basketball

    If coaching college basketball is your ambition, there are a lot of places that you could find employment, but very few that would meet the standards of a "dream job...

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  11. 10 College Basketball Teams with Identity Issues

    Great college basketball teams have a strong sense of who they are and why they are great. Even though the best teams don't all get it done in the same way, they usually are very comfortable in their strengths and their weaknesses...

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  12. College Basketball: Winners & Losers from the AP Top 25 Rankings in Week 13

    College basketball 2012-13 is crankin,' and what a week it was! Ranked teams were upset. Unexpected collapses in unexpected locations. Winning streaks extended. All this and more happened in a special seven days of college hoops action...

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  13. College Basketball: Ranking the Top 10 Backcourts in the Country

    One of the most important keys to success in college basketball is having dynamic guards up front to spearhead your team's attack...

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  14. Ranked College Hoops Teams That Will Crash and Burn Down the Stretch

    College basketball wins in November and December are nice. Victories in January once your team gets into conference play are important. But the most significant games of the college hoops schedule are played in the second half of league play...

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  15. Maryland vs. Duke: Why Sun Is Shining on Terps After Blowout Loss

    Mark Turgeon had a double challenge when his team faced Duke today. His Maryland Terrapins were playing the Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium, one of the most difficult places to lace 'em up in college basketball...

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  16. Arizona Wildcats Basketball: Did the Wildcats Peak Too Early This Season?

    Sean Miller 's Arizona Wildcats are an intriguing college basketball team. At times, they have played like world beaters, knocking off an impressive list of ranked (or nearly-ranked) teams including Florida, Miami (Fl...

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  17. 10 Little-Known Coaches Likely on the Radar of Major College Basketball Programs

    College basketball coaches get fired. Call it an occupational hazard. When the coaching carousel begins to spin in the early spring, athletic directors look high and low for candidates who can elevate their hoops programs to new levels of success...

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  18. Duke Basketball: Duke's Response to Ugly Loss Will Define Its 2012-13 Season

    Duke's shocking loss to Miami Wednesday night is not the end of the story. No one knows what the Blue Devils will do with this 27-point defeat. There are some interesting details that come out of such a beating...

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  19. 10 NCAA Basketball Stars Being Asked to Do Too Much

    Good college basketball teams rely on their best players to get the most done. As simple as that sounds, that is one of the big differences between successful and struggling programs...

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  20. Who's the Most Dangerous Team in the Pac-12?

    Pac -12 basketball is gradually returning to being a conference to be reckoned with. After only sending conference tournament winner Colorado and Cal to last year's March Madness, ...

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  21. ACC Basketball: ACC Still Wide Open After North Carolina Downs Maryland

    North Carolina isn't used to playing must-win games in the middle of January. But when the Tar Heels beat Maryland (14-4; 2-3 ACC) Saturday, they stayed within striking distance with the rest of the ACC contenders...

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  22. Kentucky Basketball: Kentucky-Commit Karl Towns Jr. Puts Up a Quadruple-Double

    Karl Towns Jr. , a Kentucky-commit from the Class of 2014, posted a quadruple double, as reported by Jason Jordan of USA Today High School Sports. The 6'11", 235-pound junior put up a mind-blowing line in a game on January 6 against St...

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  23. Who's the More Successful Mid-Major: Gonzaga or Butler?

    Are there two better examples of mid-major success in college hoops than Gonzaga and Butler? The Bulldogs and the Bulldogs have set the standard of how good teams from small schools can do year-in and year-out...

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  24. Georgia Tech vs Duke: Will Slow Starts Ultimately Be the Blue Devils' Undoing?

    The Duke Blue Devils beat the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 73-57 on Thursday night. If you simply look at the final score, this appears to be another "check-the-box" ACC win for Coach K: Seth Curry knocked down six of seven threes...

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  25. 10 Freakishly Athletic College Basketball Players

    Defining a college basketball player as "freakishly athletic" is a little futile. Just as soon as you talk about a competitor's strength and speed, someone else will suggest that it's all about agility and stability...

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