1. 10 NCAA Basketball Teams Hitting the Panic Button as Conference Tournaments Open

    With Selection Sunday just a week away, NCAA basketball teams that haven’t yet cemented their tournament resumes are getting desperate...

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  2. Kentucky Basketball: Wildcats' Woes Against Zones Go Deeper Than Poor Shooting

    Dreadful offensive performances in the last couple of games have made it clear that Kentucky basketball still has no answer for a zone defense...

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  3. Kentucky Basketball: What's James Young's Ideal Role in Wildcats' Offense?

    As Kentucky basketball prepares for the postseason, the Wildcats face a paradox with regard to small forward James Young...

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  4. College Basketball Coaches Always Looking for Future Success

    For college basketball coaches, the regular season lasts four months, but recruiting is a year-round job. Even as they’re battling to win one year’s games, they have to ...

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  5. College Basketball Freshman Power Rankings: Week 18 Edition

    With conference tournament action almost here, it’s time for one more regular-season round of our college basketball freshman power rankings...

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  6. 15 CBB Players Who Fuel Their Teams' Offenses

    A variety of offensive options is a great asset for any college basketball team, but not every program has that luxury...

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  7. How Impressive Is Wichita State's Undefeated 2013-14 Regular Season?

    With Saturday’s blowout win over Missouri State, the Wichita State Shockers became the first team in a decade to finish the regular season without a loss...

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  8. Cincinnati vs. Connecticut: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    It wasn't pretty, but Shabazz Napier led the UConn Huskies to a clutch home win over No. 11 Cincinnati, 51-45. The senior guard racked up a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds as one of just two players to score in double figures today...

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  9. Kentucky Basketball: Why a Faster Tempo Would Help the Wildcats

    As Kentucky basketball looks to bounce back from another overtime loss to Arkansas, it faces a bit of a paradox...

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  10. NCAA Tournament 2014: Expect a MAC Team to Be the Cinderella Story in March

    As Wichita State makes a run at a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, there hasn’t been much time in the spotlight left over for other mid-majors...

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  11. Kentucky Basketball: How Will Andrew Harrison Handle Postseason Pressure?

    As Kentucky basketball starts to look toward the postseason, there’s no bigger question mark on the roster than Andrew Harrison...

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  12. Ranking the Top Candidates for 2013-14 College Basketball Coach of the Year

    An impressive won-lost record is a prerequisite for a college basketball Coach of the Year candidate, but it’s not the only factor that decides which coach takes home the hardware...

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  13. NCAA Tournament 2014: Which SEC Team Will Sneak into the Big Dance?

    When the participants of NCAA tournament 2014 are ultimately chosen, the SEC is not going to enjoy the results. The league's top two squads—Florida, a favorite for a No...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 4,824 reads 7 comments

  14. Michigan State vs. Michigan: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    No. 20 Michigan is alone in first place in the Big Ten after completing a season sweep of No. 13 Michigan State, 79-70 in Ann Arbor. Nik Stauskas broke out of an extended slump by pouring in 25 points, 21 of them in a monster second half...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 5,354 reads 26 comments

  15. Syracuse vs. Duke: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    It took a flurry of late free throws to seal the deal, but No. 5 Duke held on to defeat top-ranked Syracuse in Durham, 66-60. Orange coach Jim Boeheim was ejected for arguing a charging call on star C...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 21,173 reads 148 comments

  16. Kentucky Basketball: Have We Seen the Best of Julius Randle Yet?

    After playing like the second coming of Dan Issel during Kentucky basketball’s nonconference season, freshman Julius Randle started looking mortal in SEC play...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 4,573 reads 12 comments

  17. Kentucky Basketball: How Wildcats Can Get the Most Out of Talented Big Men

    One of Kentucky basketball’s most obvious advantages this season has been its prodigious size, but the Wildcats haven’t always played up to their lofty potential...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 2,779 reads 4 comments

  18. College Basketball Freshman Power Rankings: Week 16 Edition

    As conference races around the country start to boil down to the top few contenders, so do our college basketball freshman power rankings...

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  19. Kentucky Basketball: Wildcats' Blueprint to Beating Florida in SEC Showdown

    For all the rough patches Kentucky basketball has endured this season, the No. 14 Wildcats are still very much in the SEC title hunt...

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  20. Syracuse, Tyler Ennis Looking Invincible After Thrilling Win over Pittsburgh

    Tyler Ennis made a big statement in his pursuit of national Freshman of the Year honors by saving No. 1 Syracuse’s undefeated record on Wednesday, Feb. 12. The freshman point guard nailed a three-point buzzer-beater to stun No...

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  21. Syracuse vs. Pittsburgh: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Tyler Ennis' buzzer-beating three-pointer saved an undefeated season for the Syracuse Orange on Wednesday night. The nation's top-ranked team stunned No. 25 Pitt at the Petersen Events Center, 58-56...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 13,477 reads 43 comments

  22. Ranking the Best Ball-Handlers in the 2013-14 College Basketball Season

    With the NBA perpetually on the lookout for the next Chris Paul or Kyrie Irving, the spotlight on the ball-handling skills of college basketball stars has never been brighter...

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  23. Who Is the Real Wisconsin After Upset Win over Michigan State?

    A week after Groundhog Day, a team of Badgers returned from an underground hibernation session of their own. Unranked Wisconsin, mired in a 2-5 slump, squeaked past Big Ten leader Michigan State in a 60-58 thriller in Madison, Wis...

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  24. Michigan vs. Iowa: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    17th-ranked Iowa put on a show at Carver-Hawkeye Arena today, annihilating No. 10 Michigan by a final score of 85-67. Even that doesn't entirely do justice to a game in which the home team was on cruise control for most of the second half...

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  25. Kentucky Basketball: How Being 'Most Overanalyzed Team' Can Help Young Wildcats

    Even John Calipari is getting fed up with the size of the microscope perpetually focused on his Kentucky basketball program...

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