1. 10 NCAA Basketball Players off to Sizzling Starts Who Won't Cool Down

    Four weeks into the NCAA basketball season, there are plenty of players around the Division I landscape putting up gaudy stats...

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  2. 25 Key Storylines for Week 5 in College Basketball

    The college basketball season is entering Week 5, and time is running short for many teams looking to score signature non-conference wins...

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  3. Winners and Losers in College Basketball During November

    The end of November means the conclusion to the first month of college basketball action, which is decidedly better news for some teams than others...

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  4. One Shocking Truth About Every College Basketball Team in the AP Top 25

    College basketball’s AP Top 25 has already seen its share of upheaval, and it isn ’t even December yet...

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  5. 25 Key Storylines for Week 4 in College Basketball

    The holiday tournaments may be over, but that doesn’t mean college basketball’s fourth week doesn’t offer up plenty of great matchups of its own...

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  6. Battle 4 Atlantis 2012: Top Performers and Grades for Entire Field

    Loaded with four ranked teams in an eight-team field, the Battle 4 Atlantis provided plenty of excitement to go with its star power. In an intense championship game, No. 5 Duke held off No...

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  7. Preseason NIT 2012: Top Performers and Grades for Entire Field

    Fans looking for high-powered offenses lighting up the scoreboard came away from this year’s preseason NIT with some big smiles...

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  8. Maui Invitational 2012: Top Performers and Grades for Entire Field

    This year’s Maui Invitational was all about defying expectations, so it’s only fitting that Illinois went against that grain by winning the title game… as the favorite...

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  9. The 10 Most Powerful Programs in College Basketball

    Building a winning team in college basketball is hard enough, but building a dominant program is another kind of challenge altogether...

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  10. The 10 Biggest Takeaways from College Basketball's Opening Week

    After just seven days of college basketball action in 2012-13, five of the preseason’s Top 25 teams have already suffered their first losses. From shocking upsets (South Alabama over No...

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  11. 50 Bold Predictions for College Basketball in 2012-2013

    The college basketball season isn’t even a week old, but it’s never too early to look ahead to what fans can expect around the country...

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  12. Duke vs. Kentucky: Blue Devils' Experience Predictably Pays Off vs. Raw 'Cats

    If Kentucky’s national championship last March showed how valuable freshmen can be, the third-ranked Wildcats’ first marquee game of 2012-13 showed how vulnerable they can be...

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  13. Ranking the Top 20 Candidates for the Naismith Award

    College basketball’s biggest stars get some official recognition with Tuesday’s release of the early-season watch list for Naismith College Player of the Year honors...

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  14. Michigan Basketball: How Does Team Match Up with Other Big Ten Title Contenders?

    The Michigan Wolverines have more than enough talent to merit their No. 5 preseason ranking , but they’re still in for a ferocious battle in the Big Ten conference...

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  15. Big East Basketball: The Best Player on Every Team for 2012-13

    It’s almost the end of the Big East as we know it, but the conference’s collection of star players feels just fine...

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  16. Wisconsin Basketball: Power Ranking the Top 10 Wins in Badger History

    The Wisconsin Badgers have become a fixture in the national polls, but this season’s 21st-ranked squad will need to put on quite a show to match the teams that built (and rebuilt) the UW program...

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  17. The Top 25 Point Guards in College Basketball Entering the 2012-13 Season

    With the new college basketball season almost upon us, there isn’t a position on the floor that has more talent and depth across the country than point guard...

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  18. 8 Matchups We'd Love to See Early in the Season

    Although most of college basketball’s schedule is set in stone, there are still question marks involving some of the country’s best teams this November...

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  19. Big 12 Basketball: The Best Player on Every Team for 2012-13

    The Big 12 conference welcomes two new teams for the 2012-13 season, and the league is getting a healthy supply of (mostly) new star power to lead the way...

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  20. Michigan State Basketball: 10 Must-Win Games for Spartans in 2012-13

    A No. 14 national ranking doesn’t feel like a snub very often, but Michigan State will have a chip on its shoulder in 2012-13 as it looks to prove it belongs with the Big Ten’s trio of preseason Top Five teams...

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  21. Arizona Basketball: What Impact Will Mark Lyons Have on Wildcats?

    Not content with adding the nation’s third-best recruiting class , Arizona coach Sean Miller also brought in one of the country’s most talented transfer players in Mark Lyons...

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  22. The 10 Most Baffling Moments in College Basketball History

    College basketball history has no shortage of moments that made fans say, “Wow!” Sometimes, though, the only reasonable response to the events on the floor (or off it) ...

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  23. Teams That Will Ride Holiday Tournament Success into CBB's Top 25

    The preseason AP poll has been released , and No. 25 Florida State is followed by any number of teams chomping at the bit to break into the national rankings...

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  24. Pac-12 Basketball: The Best Player on Every Team for 2012-13

    The Pac -12 is coming off a disastrous season as a conference, but the talent-rich league is ready to rebound in a big way...

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  25. Tennessee Basketball: 6 Keys to a Successful Vols Season

    Cuonzo Martin enjoyed an outstanding coaching debut at Tennessee last year, but now he needs to return his Volunteers to NCAA tournament contention...

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