1. Purdue vs. Ohio State: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    It took every second of a nail-biting finish, but Ohio State outlasted Purdue by a 63-61 margin in the first round of the Big Ten tournament. LaQuinton Ross had 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Buckeyes...

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  2. Ranking the Most Likely No. 1 Seeds in the 2014 NCAA Tournament

    Although plenty of teams around the country will be thrilled just to get a spot in the 2014 NCAA tournament, the nation’s elite have higher hopes for Selection Sunday. With four No...

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  3. NCAA Conference Tournaments 2014: Predictions, Results for Wednesday's Top Games

    In the rarefied air of NCAA basketball's multi-bid conferences, the best games often take place long before the championship...

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  4. How Joel Embiid's Injury Impacts Kansas' Chances in the 2014 NCAA Tournament

    The sky has resumed falling in Kansas, where concerns about Joel Embiid ’s injured back have had Jayhawks fans in a flutter all week...

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  5. Stock Watch for Each Top 25 Team a Week from the Big Dance

    The final Top 25 rankings of college basketball’s regular season have arrived, and not everyone is heading in the right direction as conference tournament action begins...

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  6. Big Ten Tournament 2014: Predictions and Championship Odds for Every Team

    After one last round of surprises on Sunday, the bracket is set for the 2014 Big Ten tournament. This tourney rarely goes according to seeding under the best of circumstances, and ...

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  7. Cinderella Rankings for 2014 March Madness Hopefuls Ahead of Conference Tourneys

    The 2014 edition of March Madness is just over a week away, meaning that (with apologies to spring training) the national pastime for the next 10 days is going to be predicting upsets...

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  8. 10 NCAA Basketball Teams Hitting the Panic Button as Conference Tournaments Open

    With Selection Sunday just a week away, NCAA basketball teams that haven’t yet cemented their tournament resumes are getting desperate...

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  9. Kentucky Basketball: Wildcats' Woes Against Zones Go Deeper Than Poor Shooting

    Dreadful offensive performances in the last couple of games have made it clear that Kentucky basketball still has no answer for a zone defense...

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  10. Kentucky Basketball: What's James Young's Ideal Role in Wildcats' Offense?

    As Kentucky basketball prepares for the postseason, the Wildcats face a paradox with regard to small forward James Young...

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  11. College Basketball Coaches Always Looking for Future Success

    For college basketball coaches, the regular season lasts four months, but recruiting is a year-round job. Even as they’re battling to win one year’s games, they have to ...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 4,352 reads 7 comments

  12. College Basketball Freshman Power Rankings: Week 18 Edition

    With conference tournament action almost here, it’s time for one more regular-season round of our college basketball freshman power rankings...

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  13. 15 CBB Players Who Fuel Their Teams' Offenses

    A variety of offensive options is a great asset for any college basketball team, but not every program has that luxury...

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  14. How Impressive Is Wichita State's Undefeated 2013-14 Regular Season?

    With Saturday’s blowout win over Missouri State, the Wichita State Shockers became the first team in a decade to finish the regular season without a loss...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 7,786 reads 62 comments

  15. Cincinnati vs. Connecticut: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    It wasn't pretty, but Shabazz Napier led the UConn Huskies to a clutch home win over No. 11 Cincinnati, 51-45. The senior guard racked up a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds as one of just two players to score in double figures today...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 1,457 reads 2 comments

  16. Kentucky Basketball: Why a Faster Tempo Would Help the Wildcats

    As Kentucky basketball looks to bounce back from another overtime loss to Arkansas, it faces a bit of a paradox...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 2,347 reads 9 comments

  17. NCAA Tournament 2014: Expect a MAC Team to Be the Cinderella Story in March

    As Wichita State makes a run at a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, there hasn’t been much time in the spotlight left over for other mid-majors...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 3,970 reads 2 comments

  18. Kentucky Basketball: How Will Andrew Harrison Handle Postseason Pressure?

    As Kentucky basketball starts to look toward the postseason, there’s no bigger question mark on the roster than Andrew Harrison...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 2,999 reads 3 comments

  19. Ranking the Top Candidates for 2013-14 College Basketball Coach of the Year

    An impressive won-lost record is a prerequisite for a college basketball Coach of the Year candidate, but it’s not the only factor that decides which coach takes home the hardware...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 31,658 reads 126 comments

  20. NCAA Tournament 2014: Which SEC Team Will Sneak into the Big Dance?

    When the participants of NCAA tournament 2014 are ultimately chosen, the SEC is not going to enjoy the results. The league's top two squads—Florida, a favorite for a No...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 4,833 reads 7 comments

  21. Michigan State vs. Michigan: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    No. 20 Michigan is alone in first place in the Big Ten after completing a season sweep of No. 13 Michigan State, 79-70 in Ann Arbor. Nik Stauskas broke out of an extended slump by pouring in 25 points, 21 of them in a monster second half...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 5,365 reads 26 comments

  22. Syracuse vs. Duke: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    It took a flurry of late free throws to seal the deal, but No. 5 Duke held on to defeat top-ranked Syracuse in Durham, 66-60. Orange coach Jim Boeheim was ejected for arguing a charging call on star C...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 months ago 21,179 reads 148 comments

  23. Kentucky Basketball: Have We Seen the Best of Julius Randle Yet?

    After playing like the second coming of Dan Issel during Kentucky basketball’s nonconference season, freshman Julius Randle started looking mortal in SEC play...

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  24. Kentucky Basketball: How Wildcats Can Get the Most Out of Talented Big Men

    One of Kentucky basketball’s most obvious advantages this season has been its prodigious size, but the Wildcats haven’t always played up to their lofty potential...

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  25. College Basketball Freshman Power Rankings: Week 16 Edition

    As conference races around the country start to boil down to the top few contenders, so do our college basketball freshman power rankings...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 7 months ago 23,530 reads 39 comments