1. Michigan Basketball: Dismantling of VCU Shows U-M Is True NCAA Title Threat

    The Michigan Wolverines advanced to the Sweet 16 on Saturday afternoon by slaughtering a very tough Virginia Commonwealth team, 78-53...

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  2. NCAA Tournament 2013: Best Matchups in Round of 32

    The second round of the 2013 NCAA tournament is in the books, and it set up some terrific games for the Round of 32...

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  3. Gonzaga Bulldogs Survive Southern Jaguars in Second-Round Thriller

    Top-seeded Gonzaga breathes a sigh of relief after escaping from the Southern Jaguars by a 64-58 margin. The 16th seeds were in it right up to the final minute, but couldn't quite hit enough three-pointers to close the deal...

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  4. 10 Most One-Dimensional Teams in the NCAA Tournament

    Sometimes, the best way to succeed in any sporting event (including the NCAA tournament) is to master one aspect of the game and do it so well that no one can beat you at it...

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  5. Most Clutch Players in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    With the 2013 NCAA tournament getting underway, one of the biggest assets to any team is a key player who can be counted on in the clutch...

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  6. 10 Coaches on the Hot Seat Entering 2013 NCAA Tournament

    Many of the coaches in the 2013 NCAA tournament are thrilled just to be in the field of 68, but some face higher expectations from their programs...

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  7. Ranking NCAA Bracketologists: Whom to Trust with Your 2013 Bracket

    With the 2013 NCAA tournament tipping off in just over 24 hours, fans from the casual to the hardcore are looking for tips from top bracketologists...

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  8. Ranking the 10 Teams with the Easiest Road to the Final Four

    With the brackets set for the 2013 NCAA tournament, college basketball’s best teams have their eyes on the Final Four. Some, however, will have a much tougher time getting there than others...

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  9. NCAA Bracket 2013: Ranking All 68 Teams

    The 2013 NCAA bracket is set, and every team in the field of 68 is ready for its moment in the spotlight. With the matchups set for the Big Dance, a whole new set of questions opens up...

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  10. Kansas Wallops K-State to Capture 2013 Big 12 Tournament Title

    For the third time this season, the Kansas Jayhawks have defeated the Kansas State Wildcats, 70-54. The Jayhawks wrap up the Big 12 tournament title and put themselves in prime position to contend for a No...

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  11. Which NCAA Tournament Bubble Teams Deserve a Chance to Make Field of 68?

    With Selection Sunday just days away, the biggest question in college basketball is which teams will make it off the bubble and into the NCAA tournament...

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  12. 10 Biggest Red Flags for NCAA Tournament Hopefuls as Selection Sunday Approaches

    One of the most prominent lessons of this college basketball season is that, even with the NCAA tournament less than a week away, no single unstoppable team has emerged...

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  13. Why a Team's Conference Tourney Performance Is Overrated Come March Madness

    College basketball is in the thick of conference tourney season, and every team wants the momentum of a league championship as it heads into March Madness...

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  14. 10 Most Lethal Sharpshooters to Watch in the NCAA Tournament

    The NCAA tournament is almost here, and that means close finishes and buzzer-beaters galore. When a game comes down to the final possession, few weapons become as valuable as a dead-eye shooter with unlimited range...

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  15. Stock Watch for Each Top 25 Team a Week from the Big Dance

    The Big Dance tips off a week from Tuesday, and the best teams in college hoops are jockeying for position in conference tournament action...

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  16. 10 Mid-Major Stars Ready to Make Their Teams This Year's Cinderella

    From Weber State’s Harold “The Show” Arceneaux to Valparaiso’s Bryce Drew, many of the best Cinderella stories of March Madness have had one transcendent star leading the charge...

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  17. Teams That Need Deep Tournament Runs to Keep Big Dance Hopes Alive

    College basketball’s regular season is in the books, and teams hoping to sneak into March Madness are almost out of time...

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  18. Ranking the 10 College Basketball Coaches Most Likely to Have a Meltdown

    From Bobby Knight’s chair toss to John Chaney’s press-conference death threats, college basketball coaches have a colorful history of losing their cool...

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  19. UNC Basketball Recruiting: The 5 Biggest Selling Points for Andrew Wiggins

    The biggest question left about the 2013 recruiting season is which team will be lucky enough to land top-ranked prospect Andrew Wiggins...

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  20. 10 Mid-Majors That Would Consistently Hold Their Own in Power Conferences

    The line between college basketball’s power conferences and the best of its mid-major programs has never been thinner than it is right now...

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  21. Ranking the 10 Most Tenacious Defenders in College Basketball

    Anthony Davis notwithstanding, being a superstar as a defensive player in college basketball is rarely a glamour job...

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  22. White-Hot Teams You Don't Want to Face in March Madness

    Few things are as valuable to a college basketball team heading into March Madness as momentum. After all, it was only last season that a middling Louisville team rode a scintillating Big East tournament performance all the way to the Final Four...

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  23. The Signature Win of Every Top 25 Team in NCAA Basketball

    Selection Sunday is just 12 days away, and NCAA basketball’s Top 25 teams are polishing their resumes heading into March Madness...

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  24. Ranking the Naismith Player of the Year Candidates in NCAA Basketball at Week 18

    NCAA basketball heads into its final week with multiple stars still very much in the running for Naismith Player of the Year honors...

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  25. Ranking the 10 Most Boring Coaches in College Basketball

    College basketball history is filled with colorful characters on the sideline—Bobby Knight, Jerry Tarkanian—but not every coach is cut out to be an entertainer...

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