1. The Biggest Lessons from the NCAA Basketball Season So Far

    The 2012-13 College Basketball season is almost halfway completed, and, so far, we have learned a lot. Teams that we are used to seeing in the Top 25 have dropped out of the rankings...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 23,612 reads 46 comments

  2. Why Kansas' Jeff Withey and Ben McLemore Are the Best Inside-out Combo in NCAA

    When the topic of the greatest Inside-Out combinations of all-time comes up, I think of duos like Kareem and Magic, Malone and Stockton or Shaq and Kobe...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 2,546 reads 3 comments

  3. UK Basketball: How Does Dakari Johnson Compare to Anthony Davis, Nerlens Noel?

    Dakari Johnson , ESPN's No. 1 center in the recruiting Class of 2013 , committed to the University of Kentucky on Saturday...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 491 reads 12 comments

  4. Duke Basketball: 5 Burning Questions After ACC-Opening Rout of Wake Forest

    The Duke Blue Devils started their assault on the ACC by whipping Wake Forest 80-62. After the first few minutes of the game, Mike Krzyzewski 's squad was in complete control of the contest...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 4,569 reads 57 comments

  5. NCAA Needs to Commit Further to Instant Replay in College Basketball

    Colorado men’s basketball coach Tad Boyle is still fuming today. Arizona beat CU last night 92-83 in overtime , but it’s not just the loss that made Boyle angry. It is the way the loss happened...

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  6. Which NCAA Basketball Coach Is on the Hottest Hot Seat?

    It's January and it's not too early to think about which D-1 men's basketball coaches may be on the verge of losing their jobs after this season...or sooner...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 4,614 reads 13 comments

  7. ACC Basketball: Preview and Predictions

    The ACC will again deliver some of the best college basketball action in the nation. With six conference games ready to tip off this weekend (January 5-6), it won't take long to discover the pretenders and the contenders...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 2,684 reads 9 comments

  8. Early-Season Studs and Duds in College Basketball

    The 2012-13 college basketball season is almost two months old, and we've already seen a separation between players who are getting it done and those who are thrashing. The first group is elevating their games...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 5,461 reads 21 comments

  9. Is This the Weakest the ACC Has Ever Been?

    The ACC men’s basketball league play opens on Saturday, January 5 th . This conference season, like most, promises a wide variety of upsets and blowouts, close calls and near misses...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 1,621 reads 4 comments

  10. UNC Basketball: Will Big Win over UNLV Be a Launching Pad for the Tar Heels?

    The North Carolina Tar Heels (10-3) took care of business at home against a talented No. 20 UNLV Rebels (11-2) team in a closely fought contest 79-73...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 2,990 reads 33 comments

  11. The 10 Most Memorable Images in NCAA Basketball So Far in the 2012-13 Season

    College basketball 's 2012-13 season is less than two months old, and we've already had a ton of remarkable moments and intense action. Lighthearted fun. Exciting beginnings. Record-setting outings...

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  12. UCLA Basketball: Why Shabazz Muhammad, Bruins Are on Verge of Major Breakout

    When UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad finally made his collegiate debut in a mid-November game against Georgetown, he looked, as the LA Times ' Baxter Holmes described , "slow, heavy and somewhat overmatched...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 4,159 reads 4 comments

  13. Does Tom Crean Have the Coaching Chops to Lead Indiana to the NCAA Title?

    The Indiana Hoosiers are set up for a special season in 2012-13. They were ranked No. 1 for the first six weeks. They are led by national player of the year front-runner Cody Zeller ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 587 reads 12 comments

  14. The Biggest Threat to Every NCAA Basketball Title Contender in 2012-13

    Selection Sunday is March 17, but we are already seeing the difference between possible March Madness contenders and pretenders...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 2,490 reads 15 comments

  15. Jabari Parker Decision: Now Coach K, Duke Have No Excuses

    As soon as Jabari Parker announced his decision to become a Blue Devil, you could literally hear national championship expectations going through the roof of Cameron Indoor Stadium...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 7,058 reads 38 comments

  16. Jabari Parker Decision: Why Coach K, Duke Were Desperate to Land Star Recruit

    Jabari Parker gave Duke's head coach Mike Krzyzewski what he was wanting for Christmas: His verbal commitment to bring his talents to Durham...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 5,523 reads 11 comments

  17. North Carolina Basketball: Why Can't Star-Studded Tar Heels Click?

    The North Carolina Tar Heels are struggling. After allowing East Carolina (on Saturday) to score 61 second-half points , UNC stumbled and sputtered for 40 minutes, losing to a lackluster Texas Longhorn team 85-67 ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 4,267 reads 55 comments

  18. UConn Basketball: Pros and Cons of Every Conference Where Huskies Could Land

    The University of Connecticut men's basketball program is at a crossroads. Less than 20 months ago, the UConn Huskies sat atop the college hoops' world, having just dominated Butler to win the 2011 NCAA National Championship ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 438 reads 9 comments

  19. Blueprint for an All-Catholic Conference in NCAA Basketball

    The landscape of big-time college athletics has changed and is changing. Radical restructuring and reshuffling has focused on football and, primarily, the financial benefits that could be gained on the gridiron...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 4,361 reads 12 comments

  20. Brad Stevens: The Most Job-Secure Coach in College Basketball

    Coaches don't have the greatest amount of job security. You can win a national championship one year and lose your job two years later—just ask former Auburn head football coach, Gene Chizik...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 3,468 reads 36 comments

  21. Arizona Basketball: 5 Crucial Keys to Arizona's Last-Second Win over Florida

    The No. 8 Arizona Wildcats were on the ropes for most of the night, hosting the No. 5 Florida Gators in one of the most fiercely-fought games in this early 2012-13 season...

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  22. College Basketball: 10 Best Single-Game Performances So Far in 2012-13

    The first slice of the 2012-13 college basketball season has been served up, and we've already seen some amazing individual accomplishments. We've had triple-double triumphs, shut-'em-down shot blocking and plenty of sizzling scorers...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 1,366 reads 6 comments

  23. Predicting the 10 Most Improved College Basketball Teams in the 2012-13 Season

    The 2012-13 college basketball season is off and running. Every team, every coach and every player in every conference is looking to get better than they were last year. Of those that do get better, some will improve more than others...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 3,484 reads 14 comments

  24. What Impact Does Shabazz Muhammad's Eligibility Have on UCLA Bruins' Season?

    Shabazz Muhammad was declared ineligible for an undetermined amount of time on Friday, according to Baxter Holmes of the LA Times...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 1 year ago 3,919 reads 8 comments

  25. College Basketball: 6 Teams That Went from NCAA Champs to Chumps in One Year

    Is it even possible that the reigning NCAA Champs could be excluded from the NCAA Tournament the following year? The answer to that is it's not only possible, but there have been ...

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