1. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Biggest Concern Facing 5-Star Players in 2013 Class

    With letters of intent in the books for most of the biggest names in NCAA basketball recruiting, the nation’s top hoops prospects can look ahead and see what they’re up against next season...

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  2. Ranking Top 25 Recruiting Classes at Start of NCAA Basketball's Signing Period

    NCAA basketball recruiting is into the final stretch, with only a handful of prospects uncommitted after National Signing Day...

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  3. Ranking the 20 Most Hyped High School Basketball Recruits in History

    With national signing day arriving for high school basketball recruits, Andrew Wiggins is being highlighted as this year’s top prospect...

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  4. The 20 Biggest Offseason College Basketball Storylines

    Louisville’s national title isn’t even a week old, but it’s already time to start looking ahead to next season...

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  5. 10 College Basketball Freshmen Who Should Stay in School Another Year

    These days, almost every top-level recruit expects his college basketball career to be one-and-done. After a year of actual Division I experience, though, some players have good reason to reconsider...

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  6. The 10 Best Highlights from the 2012-13 College Basketball Season

    With the 2012-13 college basketball season in the books, it’s a great time to reflect on the year’s most unforgettable plays...

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  7. Power Ranking the Top 25 Coaches in College Basketball

    This year’s NCAA tournament showcased coaching legends and coaching unknowns, often in the same game...

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  8. 50 Things We Learned in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    Peyton Siva ended his career on a high note as his Louisville Cardinals were crowned champions of the 2013 NCAA tournament...

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  9. What Michigan Can Learn from Louisville's Close Win over Wichita State

    After rampaging through their first four tournament games, the Louisville Cardinals narrowly escaped Wichita State to earn a date with Michigan in the national title game...

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  10. Final Predictions for 2013 Naismith Award

    On Sunday, the Atlanta Tipoff Club will announce the winner of the 2013 Naismith Award for national player of the year. Since the last time we looked at the front-runners for Naismith honors, the field has been narrowed to four elite finalists...

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  11. Baylor Bears Crush Iowa Hawkeyes for First-Ever NIT Championship

    In a game that they controlled almost from the opening tip, the Baylor Bears pounded the Iowa Hawkeyes, 74-54, to capture the NIT title. The win is the first such championship in program history for Scott Drew's team...

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  12. Biggest Winners from the 2013 McDonald's All-American Game

    The nation’s top high school basketball stars strutted their stuff on Wednesday night in the 2013 McDonald’s All-American Game, but some of those stars looked a lot more impressive than others...

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  13. Louisville vs. Wichita State: 5 Factors That Will Decide Final Four Battle

    Saturday’s Louisville vs. Wichita State clash pits the tournament’s No. 1 overall seed against its biggest Cinderella, but that doesn’t mean the outcome is a foregone conclusion...

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  14. 10 Players You'll Remember from the NCAA Tournament

    Few events in sports can turn unknowns into legends faster than the NCAA tournament. A monster upset or two can propel a player (or a program) to instant national recognition, while ...

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  15. Michigan vs. Syracuse: Who Has the Edge in Every Matchup in Final Four Game?

    There’s no shortage of star power in the Michigan vs. Syracuse Final Four showdown, and in what’s likely to be a close game, every player’s contribution counts...

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  16. The Strengths and Weaknesses of Each Final Four Team's Head Coach

    The field is set for the 2013 Final Four, and there’s no lack of variety among the quartet of head coaches...

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  17. Why Syracuse's 2013 Final 4 Team Surpasses Its Talented Predecessors of Late

    Syracuse is back in the Final Four for the first time since Carmelo Anthony led it to the 2003 national title...

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  18. Elite Eight 2013: Michigan's Youthful Resurgence Has to Make Fab Five Proud

    An exhilarating comeback led by sophomore Trey Burke and freshman Mitch McGary has Michigan in the 2013 Elite Eight, the school’s first such tournament run in 20 years...

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  19. Marquette Golden Eagles' Blueprint to Beat Syracuse Orange in Elite Eight

    Behind some sensational shooting and a stifling defense effort, the Marquette Golden Eagles advanced to the Elite Eight on Thursday night, setting up a showdown with the Syracuse Orange...

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  20. Top Players to Watch on Day 8 of NCAA Tournament

    Friday is Day 8 of NCAA tournament action, and this year’s Sweet 16 has no shortage of star power. The high-pressure games of the second weekend of March Madness provide the perfect stage for a great player to show just how dangerous he can be...

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  21. Michigan Basketball: Wolverines' Easiest Road to Winning the 2013 NCAA Title

    A sensational start to the NCAA tournament has Michigan basketball looking like a threat to bring the national title back to Ann Arbor...

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  22. Power Ranking Every Coach in the Sweet 16

    With the NCAA tournament field down to the Sweet 16, the pressure is mounting on coaches as well as players...

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  23. Ranking the Top 16 High-Flyers of Sweet 16

    In high-pressure Sweet 16 games, momentum is critical, and few plays can swing it faster than a jaw-dropping slam dunk...

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  24. Every Sweet 16 Team's Bread-and-Butter Play

    The high stakes and high competition level of the Sweet 16 mean that one or two possessions can make the difference between moving on and going home...

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  25. 10 Biggest Lessons We've Learned Heading into the Sweet 16

    With the world of March Madness catching its breath before the Sweet 16, it's time to reflect on the games that are in the books...

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