1. 25 Bold Predictions for NCAA Basketball in 2013

    The start of a new year is always a good time to look toward the future, and NCAA basketball is no exception...

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  2. Biggest Winners and Losers in NCAA Basketball in 2012

    With 2012 on its way out, some NCAA basketball luminaries will be sorry to see it go, but others…not so much. From players to coaches to entire conferences, the year has brought some severe highs and lows to the college hoops scene...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about almost 2 years ago 4,944 reads 11 comments

  3. The Biggest Surprises in College Basketball in 2012

    Much of college basketball's greatness is that the game always finds new ways to surprise fans, and 2012 was no exception...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about almost 2 years ago 3,988 reads 8 comments

  4. Michigan State Basketball: Tom Izzo Will Be Haunted by Jabari Parker for Years

    High school star Jabari Parker announced his college choice on Thursday, and his decision was bad news for Michigan State basketball...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about almost 2 years ago 5,623 reads 16 comments

  5. The 10 Most Polarizing Coaches in College Basketball

    College basketball players come and go, but coaches provide fans with a more constant focal point for their love (or hatred) of a particular program...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 3,245 reads 5 comments

  6. Ranking the Most Likely One-and-Done NCAA Basketball Players

    Freshmen are playing a bigger role in NCAA basketball than ever before, and many of the best enter school expecting to go one-and-done to the NBA...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 5,337 reads 13 comments

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

    With seven weeks of the season in the books, the stars of college hoops are separating themselves from the pretenders in the race for the Naismith Award...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 11,640 reads 36 comments

  8. One Lesson Every AP Top 25 Team Must Learn to Reach Its Ceiling in 2012-13

    Even college basketball’s best teams—say, those in the AP Top 25 rankings—still have plenty of time to develop with less than half the season gone...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 2,199 reads 2 comments

  9. Ranking the Greatest Moments in the History of March Madness

    As part of this year’s celebration of the 75th anniversary of the NCAA tournament , the NCAA has compiled a list of the Big Dance’s signature moments. The choices (and omissions) are bound to get fans talking...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 8,021 reads 8 comments

  10. The Top 25 Teams in the History of March Madness

    In honor of the 75th anniversary of March Madness, the NCAA has chosen a list of the 25 greatest teams the tournament has ever seen...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 8,927 reads 22 comments

  11. 10 Biggest Red Flags in 2012-13 NCAA Basketball Season

    Even the most impressive starts to an NCAA basketball team’s season can turn out to be hiding serious flaws...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 3,140 reads 7 comments

  12. Early-Season Stock Report for Every NCAA Basketball Team in the AP Top 25

    The NCAA basketball teams in the AP Top 25 poll may all be immensely talented, but they’re definitely not all heading in the same direction...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 29,391 reads 8 comments

  13. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 6,466 reads 19 comments

  14. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 1,025 reads 2 comments

  15. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 16,660 reads 40 comments

  16. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 3,877 reads 7 comments

  17. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 3,682 reads 1 comments

  18. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 1,657 reads 2 comments

  19. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 849 reads 0 comments

  20. 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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  21. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 888 reads 35 comments

  22. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 5,956 reads 6 comments

  23. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 38,195 reads 19 comments

  24. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 5,113 reads 51 comments

  25. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 2 years ago 17,074 reads 45 comments