1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 10 College Basketball Teams on Upset Alert in Week 18

    Upsets have been the rule rather than the exception in college basketball this year, and that trend isn’t about to change in the regular season’s final week...

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  17. 10 NCAA Basketball Teams That Are Much Better Than Their Record Indicates

    With Selection Sunday looming, NCAA basketball’s best teams are looking to polish up their tournament resumes—and that effort isn’t just about raw win-loss totals...

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  18. Stock Watch for Every Top 25 NCAA Basketball Team Entering March

    With March Madness just weeks away, NCAA basketball’s Top 25 are jockeying for position as they head into Selection Sunday...

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  19. 6 College Basketball Coaches Who Are Overdue for Retirement

    Some college basketball coaches can keep winning right up to the end of their careers. These are not their stories...

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  20. Who's Hot and Who's Not in College Basketball at Week 17

    College basketball is headed into the home stretch, with top teams and players looking to build momentum heading into the postseason...

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  21. Ranking the Naismith Player of the Year Candidates in NCAA Basketball at Week 17

    As potential conference champions jockey for position throughout NCAA basketball, the Naismith Player of the Year candidates get the opportunity to prove themselves in the brightest spotlights...

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  22. NCAA Basketball Top 25 Power Rankings: Week 17

    It’s becoming clear that in this NCAA basketball season, the real surprise is when the top teams don’t lose. Not one of the Power Six conferences made it through the week without at least one of its first-place teams getting beaten...

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  23. Duke Basketball: What Blue Devils Must Prove Against Virginia and Miami

    Duke basketball got a predictably easy home win over Boston College on Sunday to move to 24-3 on the season. The Blue Devils are very much on track for a No...

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  24. The Most Underrated Rivalries in College Basketball

    Rivalries are the lifeblood of college basketball, whether they’re between bitter conference foes (North Carolina-Duke) or long-running local combatants (Louisville-Kentucky)...

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  25. ESPN BracketBusters: Which Potential Sleeper Has the Most to Gain?

    The final edition of ESPN BracketBusters tips off on Friday night, and some of the top Cinderella prospects for March have their sights on big-time statement wins...

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