1. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Under-the-Radar Players Set for Huge 2014 Seasons

    In most years, the top eight or nine prospects of a recruiting class get a massive percentage of the hype and hysteria. This is true for 2013...

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  2. College Basketball Recruiting: Ranking the Top 25 Classes for the 2013 Season

    The 2013 recruiting class is almost complete. Strangely, the top player in the class, Andrew Wiggins , is the only elite level recruit who has not announced where he will be playing next season...

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  3. Ranking the 10 Biggest NCAA Basketball Recruiting Busts in the Past Decade

    It's hard to have success as a coach in college basketball without being a good recruiter. The teams that generally are at the top of the polls and that make deep runs in the NCAA ...

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  4. Latest Buzz on Every Player Still to Decide Whether or Not to Enter NBA Draft

    The final and official deadline for early entry in this year's NBA draft is April 28. To date, according to CBSSports .com's Jeff Goodman, 36 underclassmen have entered the draft early...

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  5. 4 Rule Changes That College Basketball Must Implement Before 2014 Season

    Even though this year’s NCAA championship game between Louisville and Michigan was one of the best title contests in years, college basketball as a whole could use some upgrading...

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  6. Which 2013 NCAA Basketball Recruits Are NBA-Ready Right Now?

    College basketball’s recruiting class of 2013 is a dazzlingly talented group that will leave its mark on next season and the 2014 NCAA tournament in North Texas. A large group of these incoming freshmen are NBA-ready...

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  7. Is UConn's Geno Auriemma on Even Ground with Pat Summitt After Latest Title?

    Geno Auriemma continues to redefine the word "excellence." The 28-year veteran head coach has never lost an NCAA championship game. Eight times his UConn women’s basketball team has played for the national title...

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  8. Ranking the Most Unlikely Performances in NCAA Championship History

    Neither Michigan’s Spike Albrecht nor Louisville’s Luke Hancock started the 2013 NCAA championship game, but they turned the title contest upside down, hitting one three after another...

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  9. 2013 NCAA National Championship Game: Players Who Will Determine the Outcome

    The 2013 NCAA tournament reaches its pinnacle on Monday night as the No. 4-seeded Michigan Wolverines square off against the No. 1 overall seed Louisville Cardinals in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta...

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  10. Michigan's Blueprint to Beat Louisville in 2013 NCAA Championship Game

    March Madness comes down to one final game: the NCAA championship on Monday night at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The No. 4-seeded Michigan Wolverines will battle the No. 1 overall seed Louisville Cardinals for the national title...

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  11. No Kevin Ware, but Louisville's Bench Mob the X-Factor vs. Wichita State

    Louisville knew that the team was going to miss Kevin Ware coming off the bench in its Final Four matchup against Wichita State Saturday night...

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  12. Top 10 Players from Louisville, Wichita State, Syracuse, Michigan in Final Four

    The No. 1-seeded Louisville Cardinals and No. 9 Wichita State Shockers tip things off from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta at 6:05 p.m. ET Saturday. Following the first Final Four game is a battle of two No...

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  13. Final Four 2013: Updated Odds for Each Team to Win NCAA Title

    The Final Four teams have arrived in the ATL after defeating many worthy opponents. The Georgia Dome will be rockin' on Saturday night when Wichita State takes a run at the overall No...

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  14. The Biggest X-Factors in the 2013 Final Four

    The Final Four is just days away! Wichita State will take on Louisville. Syracuse will go to war against Michigan. These games will primarily be decided by effort, skill and execution...

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  15. Louisville vs. Wichita State: Position-by-Position Breakdown of Final Four Game

    Any team that makes it to the NCAA Final Four has a chance of claiming the title. Wichita State doesn't have to beat Louisville in a seven-game series —the Shockers just ...

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  16. Wichita State Shockers' Blueprint to Beat Louisville Cardinals in Final Four

    Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall has been telling his team throughout the tournament to "play angry." The Shockers have used this motto to focus their energy and attention on defeating one foe after another in this year's March Madness...

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  17. Final Four 2013 Predictions: Ranking Potential Championship Matchups

    We are just days away from the 2013 Final Four in Atlanta. This is the 75th anniversary of the NCAA Tournament, and the upcoming action promises to be nothing short of excellent...

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  18. Louisville vs. Duke: Now the Real Challenge Begins for the Cardinals

    The Louisville Cardinals are going back to the Final Four for the second year in a row. Head coach Rick Pitino and his Cards did not start the journey to the 2013 Final Four after this year’s Selection Sunday...

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  19. The 10 Most Overachieving Teams in March Madness 2013

    March Madness is the perfect stage for teams to exceed expectations. Because the NCAA men's basketball tournament is not a playoff, but a "one game on one day" contest, high-seeded ...

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  20. Michigan vs. Florida: Baby Wolverines Are Finally All Grown Up

    The Michigan Wolverines are the youngest team in this year’s March Madness, according to Sports Illustrated , but this UM team has grown up in a hurry, finding ability ...

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  21. Florida Gulf Coast Basketball: 10 Things We'll Remember About FGCU's Dream Run

    Florida Gulf Coast didn’t quite have enough to take down state rival Florida in their South Region Sweet 16 game...

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  22. Kansas Basketball: Who's to Blame for Sweet 16 Collapse Against Michigan?

    The Kansas Jayhawks were beating Michigan by as much as 14 points with 6:50 to go in regulation of their South Region Sweet 16 matchup. But the Big 12 champs could not close the deal...

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  23. Syracuse vs Indiana: Orange Become an Instant Title Favorite with Heavyweight KO

    Syracuse has scrapped and struggled all season. They overcame a mid-year slump and pulled it together after falling apart in the Big East tournament championship game. After punching No...

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  24. Florida Gulf Coast Basketball: Why FGCU Is the Most Fun Team in America

    Florida Gulf Coast is not only "The Story" of this year's March Madness, but they may be shifting how college basketball teams pursue success. The No. 15 seed Eagles take winning seriously, but not themselves...

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  25. Who Would You Rather Have in the Sweet 16: Tom Izzo or Mike Krzyzewski?

    Michigan State and Duke square off in the late Midwest region game on Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. These two storied programs have appeared in 44 Sweet 16s and 23 Final Fours, along with sharing six NCAA championships...

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