1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Michigan Basketball: Must-Win Games on Wolverines' Schedule

    The arrival of standout freshmen Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III has made for hopes high in Ann Arbor, but living up to a No. 5 preseason ranking won’t be an easy task for Michigan...

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  14. Power Ranking the Best Teams Not to Win a National Title in the Last 20 Years

    As much as March Madness loves its Cinderella stories, the upset-laden nature of the NCAA Tournament means that some of college basketball’s best teams are sent home without a national title...

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  15. Big Monday Matchups We Are Most Looking Forward To Seeing

    Monday Night Football may be the only game in town in late October, but come January, Mondays will be the province of top-flight college basketball competition...

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  16. Big Ten Basketball: The Best Player on Every Team for 2012-13

    When a conference has three teams in the top five of the preseason coaches’ poll , it’s no surprise that there’s plenty of star power on the rosters...

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  17. Arizona Basketball: Wildcats' 10 Must-Win Games in 2012-13

    After a dismal year featuring a first-round NIT exit, Arizona is set to bounce back in a big way this season. The Wildcats boast a sensational freshman class as well as Mark Lyons, one of the top transfers in the nation...

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  18. Best Homegrown Talent in Each Top 10 Team's History

    Great college basketball programs are revered for their ability to draw recruits from all corners of the country. But most often, they find the best talent in their own backyards...

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  19. Ranking the 8 Best Big Men in College Basketball

    As Anthony Davis reminded everyone last season, a dominating star on the low block can be an express route to the national championship...

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  20. College Basketball Recruiting: How Jabari Fits in Each of His Final 5 Schools

    Jabari Parker, the most coveted recruit in the class of 2013, is one step closer to deciding which school will have the benefit of his one-and-done services...

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  21. ACC Basketball: The Best Player on Every Team for 2012-13

    Despite having supplied five of the NBA’s top 17 draft picks in June, the ACC isn’t exactly going to be short on star power this season...

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  22. Purdue Basketball: 5 Most Pressing Issues Facing Matt Painter Entering Season

    Entering a season without Robbie Hummel or Lewis Jackson for the first time in four years, Purdue is in for plenty of changes in 2012-13...

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  23. Michigan State Basketball: What a Healthy Branden Dawson Means to the Spartans

    Branden Dawson turned in an enviable freshman year for Michigan State, but it ended in painful fashion. An ACL injury knocked Dawson out for the 2012 postseason, leaving the promising ...

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  24. 8 Seniors Who Could Lead Their Teams to a Championship

    Even in this era of one-and-done freshmen, many of the nation’s top college hoops contenders will have seniors front and center in the spotlight this season...

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  25. Kansas Basketball: Most Important Games on the 2012-13 Schedule

    Even after losing All-Americans Thomas Robinson and Tyshawn Taylor to the NBA, Kansas will be a serious contender to make a return trip to the national title game this season...

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