1. Duke Basketball: 10 Blue Devil Hoops Records That Are Safe in 2012-13

    In a program like Duke men's basketball, the record book reads like a who's who of college hoops. As you move from one category to the next, it's easy to recall one outstanding player after another...

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  2. Ohio State Basketball: 4 Places Deshaun Thomas Needs to Step Up in 2012-13

    When Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas announced that he was returning for his junior season, Buckeyes fans breathed a collective sigh of relief...

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  3. UCLA Basketball: Bruins Bumming If Shabazz Muhammad Is Declared Ineligible

    B/R's Adam Wells cited an LA Times report that says that UCLA's fab frosh Shabazz Muhammad will "not be with the team when it travels to China for an exhibition because of an ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 2,776 reads 2 comments

  4. 10 College Basketball Coaches Headed for Milestone Wins in 2012-13

    During every college basketball season, some of the best and brightest coaches in the sport hit some milestones. They not only win individual games, but they also win games that help them amass a significant number of career victories...

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  5. ACC Basketball 2012-13: Predicting the Most Improved Player on Each ACC Team

    The offseason is not a time to rest. It's a time to get better. Strength building and skills development don't happen much once official practices begin for college basketball teams in mid-October...

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  6. Arizona Basketball: 10 Positives from Arizona's 70-Point Bahama Blowout

    Results from the preseason and overseas exhibitions in August need to be kept in their context. Many times, D-1 college teams that travel abroad every four years face opponents that ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,736 reads 7 comments

  7. College Basketball: The Best Players at Every Height

    Great college basketball players come in all shapes and sizes. From the mighty mites in the backcourt to the biggest bigs down low, there are no limits on what talented players can do regardless of their physical stature...

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  8. Louisville Basketball: 4 Vital Upgrades Louisville Needs to Win It All in 2013

    The Louisville Cardinals had a memorable 2011-12 season, capped off by winning the Big East Tournament and making it to the Final Four...

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  9. Duke Basketball: 4 Crucial Ways Duke Must Improve to Get to the 2013 Final Four

    Is there a team in college basketball that is more ready to move beyond its last game than Duke? Until the Blue Devils take the court this November, they will still have the nasty ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,724 reads 19 comments

  10. UConn Basketball: Is It Time for UConn's Jim Calhoun to Call It Quits?

    The dream for every coach or player is to be able to leave the sport they love on their own terms. Before their skills decline. Before their health deteriorates. Before the game passes them by...

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  11. Duke Basketball: Coach K Needs to 'Go Big' to Get Duke Back to the Final Four

    It's hard to be very critical of Duke's basketball program success over the last five years. During that time, the Blue Devils have won a national championship (2009-10 season), ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 4,240 reads 18 comments

  12. Duke Basketball: How Will Coach K's Olympic Involvement Impact Recruiting?

    The July recruiting period is a crucial time for college basketball programs to "see and be seen." Coaches and their staffs take these 20 decisive days to evaluate upcoming prospects ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 4,223 reads 33 comments

  13. College Basketball: Top 10 Offensive Rebounders in 2012-13 CBB

    Offensive rebounding is "blue collar" basketball at its best. Collecting your own team's missed shots happens because of a lot of hustle and wrestle and work...

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  14. 3 Reasons Why Mike Krzyzewski Is the Perfect Team USA Coach

    Jerry Colangelo, head of Team USA Basketball, hopes that he can persuade Mike Krzyzewski to return as the Olympic team's head coach, ESPN.com reports...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,973 reads 8 comments

  15. Top 10 College Basketball Players Who Never Played for Team USA in the Olympics

    Some of the greatest college basketball players of all time never represented the United States in the Olympics...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 4,048 reads 6 comments

  16. Can NC State's Mark Gottfried Lead the Wolfpack to the Next Level?

    College basketball coaches don't always start off well. Mike Krzyzewski went 38-47 his first three years at Duke. Dean Smith's first three years at UNC weren't much better (35-27)...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,347 reads 9 comments

  17. College Basketball: Top Ten High-Efficiency Scorers in 2012-13 CBB

    It's great to have players who can score points. It's even better when those players do so without being a high-volume shooter. If someone needs to take 25 shots to score 18 points, that's a problem...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 3,058 reads 10 comments

  18. Kansas Basketball: Will Jayhawks Ben McLemore Live Up to the 2013 Draft Hype?

    Ben McLemore has a big-time supporter in CBSSports.com's Jeff Goodman . Even though McLemore was not able to suit up for Kansas as a freshman last year due to academic issues , Goodman has put the 6'5" wing from St...

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  19. Duke Basketball: How Much Longer Will Coach K's Staff Stay Intact?

    Continuity of leadership is a key factor in successful college basketball programs. Having an excellent coach and staff in place for an extended period of time impacts everything...

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  20. Could Florida's 2013 Basketball Recruits Rival the Gators' Class of 2004?

    Billy Donovan is at it again! The Florida Gators men's basketball coach is pulling in a blow-your-mind recruiting class. Last December, Donovan gained the commitment of 5-star PG Kasey Hill...

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  21. College Basketball Recruiting: 2012 Nike Peach Jam Top 5 Players

    Some of the best high school hoops talent in the country has been on display this week at the 2012 Nike Peach Jam in North Augusta, SC. This is the national finals for the Elite Youth Basketball League sponsored by Nike...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 5,348 reads 8 comments

  22. Indiana Basketball: Could Cody Zeller Become the Best Hoosier Center of All Time

    Cody Zeller had a fantastic freshman season, helping the Hoosiers become relevant again in the college basketball scene. Zeller (15.6 ppg, shooting 62.3 percent from the floor, 6...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 3,288 reads 13 comments

  23. Louisville Basketball: Is Luke Hancock the Final Piece to the Cardinals' Puzzle?

    Luke Hancock has come a long way. He was not a big-time player coming out of high school in 2008. In fact, because no D-I schools offered him a scholarship by the time he graduated, ...

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  24. The 2016 USA Olympic Men's Basketball Roster If They Go U-23

    Just when we were getting used to the best of the best NBA players coming together every four years to represent the USA, David Stern is working towards London being the last Olympics ...

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  25. Duke Basketball: Will Seth Curry Finally Flourish as a Duke Senior?

    Seth Curry transferred to Duke after having an outstanding freshman season at Liberty University. Curry was the highest scoring freshman in the country (20.2 ppg) and was selected as the Big South Conference Freshman of the Year...

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