1. One Matchup Nightmare in March Madness for Each AP Top 25 Team

    March Madness is certain to be full of surprises this year, not least because the season has shown repeatedly that there isn’t anything close to an unbeatable team in the AP Top 25...

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  2. The Most Incredible Buzzer-Beaters of the College Basketball Season

    Buzzer-beaters are a staple of the postseason in college basketball, but this year, even the regular season has been loaded with astounding finishes...

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  3. The 10 Most Entertaining Coaches in College Basketball

    Being a head coach in college basketball doesn’t actually require theatrical experience, but sometimes it can seem that way. Whether their teams are winning or losing, a fair number of top-tier hoops coaches provide a sideshow all to themselves...

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  4. NCAA Basketball Top 25 Power Rankings: Week 16

    Parity is the order of the day in NCAA basketball, with losses piling up for even the country’s best teams during conference play...

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  5. North Carolina vs. Duke: Why Blue Devils Will Own Rivalry for Years to Come

    The latest edition of the legendary North Carolina vs. Duke rivalry went to the second-ranked Blue Devils, who topped the Tar Heels on Wednesday night by a 73-68 margin...

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  6. College Basketball Power Ranking for All 50 States

    Many of college basketball’s greatest rivals are battling for in-state supremacy this week, making it a great time to ask: which state takes home the crown as the best in college ...

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  7. Power Ranking the Naismith Player of the Year Candidates in College Basketball

    This week’s Top 25 polls brought college basketball one of its biggest shakeups in recent memory, and it’s time for our Player of the Year rankings to get a shakeup of their own...

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  8. NCAA Basketball Top 25 Power Rankings: Week 15

    It hasn’t been a fun week for the top teams in college basketball, with unranked opponents knocking off the nation’s supposed powerhouses right and left...

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  9. 15 NCAA Basketball Teams on Upset Alert in Week 15

    Last week’s theme in NCAA basketball was ranked teams getting knocked off by unranked opponents, and the upsets aren’t going to stop in Week 15...

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  10. Duke Dodges Bullet in Winning One-Point Thriller at Boston College

    Boston College put in a terrific effort, but Duke escaped with a 62-61 win in a thriller at Chestnut Hill. The win gives the Blue Devils an outstanding chance to re-re-recapture the No...

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  11. Midseason Awards for Big 12 Basketball

    Big 12 basketball reached the halfway point of its conference round-robin on Wednesday night, making this an ideal time to assess the top performers in the league thus far. Although No...

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  12. Who's Hot and Who's Not in College Basketball at Week 14

    In a college basketball season where Florida can go from winning every SEC game by 15 points to losing by double digits at Arkansas, staying hot over a long stretch can make the difference between a conference championship and an also-ran finish...

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  13. Power Ranking the College Basketball Naismith Player of the Year Candidates

    College basketball’s conference schedule is serving up plenty of high-stakes clashes (like Saturday’s Indiana-Michigan showdown), and the race for Naismith Player of the Year honors is tightening up accordingly...

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  14. Ohio State Holds off Late Nebraska Charge to Earn Road Win in Lincoln

    Nebraska put up a lot more of a fight than the visitors were expecting, but No. 11 Ohio State held on for a 63-56 win in Lincoln. The victory keeps the Buckeyes in second place in the Big Ten at 7-2, while the Huskers drop to a painful 2-8...

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  15. Final Four Odds for Every Top 25 Team at Week 13

    Selection Sunday is a mere six weeks away, so it’s hardly too early to start thinking about which Top 25 teams have a legitimate shot at the Final Four...

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  16. P.J. Hairston Injured as North Carolina Cruises to Win at Boston College

    Boston College played its heart out for the home fans, but the North Carolina Tar Heels were too much. North Carolina cruised to an 82-70 victory tonight at Chestnut Hill...

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  17. Power Ranking the Naismith Player of the Year Candidates in College Basketball

    Conference play has brought a blizzard of upsets in NCAA basketball, and some of the leading candidates for the Naismith Award have seen their teams go down to painful defeats...

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  18. Kentucky Survives LSU Comeback to Prevail in SEC Thriller

    The home fans had to sweat out the finish, but Kentucky held on for a 75-70 win over LSU on Saturday at Rupp Arena. The Tigers rallied furiously in the final minutes, but came up a couple of three-pointers short...

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  19. The Biggest Surprise Stars in College Basketball

    One of the joys of any NCAA basketball season is watching the emergence of unknowns as they blossom into stars...

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  20. Duke vs. Miami: Is It Panic Time for Blue Devils After ACC Blowout?

    With first place in the ACC on the line in Wednesday night’s Duke vs. Miami showdown, the top-ranked Blue Devils barely even showed up...

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  21. Handicapping the Title Chase in Every Major NCAA Basketball Conference

    Conference play is well underway throughout NCAA basketball, and there are some unexpected teams holding on to first place in some of the country’s biggest leagues...

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  22. Who's Hot, Who's Not Early in Conference Play of NCAA Basketball Season

    The start of conference play ratchets up the intensity of NCAA basketball, and not every team (or player) is ready to handle it...

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  23. Syracuse's Road Win over Louisville Signals Revolving Door for No. 1 Ranking

    It took the Louisville Cardinals 11 weeks to seize control of the No. 1 ranking and all of 30 seconds to lose it...

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  24. Georgia Tech vs Duke: Ryan Kelly's Value Soars as Injured Star Sits

    Facing a massive uphill battle in Thursday night’s Georgia Tech versus Duke clash, the freshman-laden Yellow Jackets won the first half against a Blue Devil squad playing without forward Ryan Kelly ...

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  25. Stock Watch for Top 20 Freshmen in College Basketball

    Freshmen have never meant more to college basketball than they do right now, but not all first-year collegians are up to that challenge...

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