1. College Basketball Top 25: Kentucky No. 1 in B/R Writers Rankings

    Kentucky is still No. 1, but more upsets led to yet another shakeup in the B/R Writers Rankings. Duke, Michigan State, UNLV, Marquette and Creighton all fell to unranked foes last week...

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  2. UConn, Indiana and Teams with Upcoming Must-Win Games

    At this point of the season, slumping teams need to turn things around, bubble teams need any win they can snatch and teams with something to prove strive for noteworthy wins. UConn and Indiana would fall into the "slumping team" category...

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  3. College Basketball Top 25: Kentucky No. 1, UConn out in B/R Writers Rankings

    Kentucky tops the college basketball B/R Writers Rankings again, but several Top 25 upsets led to yet another shakeup in the poll. The Big 12 might have suffered the biggest hit, as Missouri, Kansas and Kansas State all lost...

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  4. Syracuse Orange Need Fab Melo and 10 Things We Learned This Weekend

    Syracuse lost for the first time, but Fab Melo was suspended. Without their shot-blocking center, the Orange weren't the same, allowing penetration of the lane and losing the rebounding battle by double-digits...

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  5. College Basketball Top 25: Kentucky Supplants Syracuse Atop B/R Writers Rankings

    Without Fab Melo, Syracuse lost its perfect record, leaving Murray State as the nation's only remaining undefeated team. The Orange still received two first-place votes, but Kentucky returned to No...

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  6. Midseason Wooden List: Kenny Boynton and 5 Snubs

    The John R. Wooden Midseason List was announced recently and—as with every list of its type—some noteworthy players were not included. Florida's Kenny Boynton is one such player...

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  7. Murray State Basketball: How Do These Racers Compare to Team That Beat Vandy?

    Murray State upset Vanderbilt on Danero Thomas' buzzer-beating jumper two NCAA tournaments ago, and the Racers—barring an unforeseen collapse—are well on their way to another tournament appearance...

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  8. College Basketball Top 25: Making a Case for the Vanderbilt Commodores

    Vanderbilt has the reputation of an underachiever. How could it not? Despite being favored in each of their past three tournament appearances, the Commodores haven't escaped the first round, losing to the likes of Siena, Murray State, and Richmond...

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  9. College Basketball Top 25: Duke Jumps, Kansas Top 10 in B/R Writers Rankings

    UNC was embarrassed. So was Louisville. Michigan State was stunned. So was Michigan. Plenty of Top 25 teams suffered bad losses last week, but others picked up key wins...

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  10. Iona Gaels' Point Guard Scott Machado Is a Must-See

    Last year, Scott Machado was one of the most unheralded yet talented point guards in Division I. This year, the Iona Gaels ' floor general leads the nation in assists (10.4 per game), so you might have heard of him...

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  11. MAAC Basketball Power Rankings: Iona on Top, Loyola Next

    Iona was expected to win the MAAC, and so far, the Gaels have lived up to the hype. The 13-3 Gaels have dominated their most recent opponents, and Scott Machado's 10.1 assists per game lead the nation...

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  12. College Basketball Top 25: Indiana, Michigan State Jump in B/R Writers Ranking

    Syracuse, Kentucky, Baylor and UNC held onto the top four spots, but 12 teams from last week's Top 25 lost at least once and shook up the poll...

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  13. College Basketball Top 25: Syracuse, Kentucky Lead B/R Writers Rankings

    Syracuse maintained its perfect record, Kentucky dealt Louisville its second consecutive loss and Indiana responded to its first loss with a victory over Ohio State...

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  14. Indiana, Kansas State and Teams with the Toughest Upcoming Schedules

    Indiana jumped to No. 13 in the AP Top 25, and Kansas State fell just a few votes shy of No. 25 San Diego State. Now the Hoosiers and Wildcats have an opportunity to improve their rankings by beating top competition...

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  15. College Basketball Top 25: Syracuse, Ohio State Lead B/R Writers Rankings

    Syracuse, for the third straight week, sits atop the Bleacher Report Writers Rankings. Only one of 13 voters didn't put the Orange at No. 1...

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  16. Long Beach State Basketball: 49ers Preserve at-Large Hopes with Win over Xavier

    Long Beach State entered the Diamond Head Classic with experience against premier teams like Pittsburgh, Louisville, Kansas and UNC...

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  17. St. Joseph's Basketball: Phil Martelli Looks Bad in Todd O'Brien Fiasco

    Todd O'Brien should be prepared to suit up tonight for UAB's tilt with VCU. However, Phil Martelli—O'Brien's former coach at St...

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  18. College Basketball Top 25: Syracuse Still No. 1 in B/R Writers Rankings

    Syracuse won at NC State, preserving its perfect record and perch atop the Bleacher Report Writers Rankings...

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  19. Naismith Award: Yancy Gates, Terrence Jones and Others Whose Stock Has Dropped

    Terrence Jones had a monumentally lackluster performance in Indiana's upset of Kentucky, and Yancy Gates will miss five more games after the Crosstown Shootout brawl...

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  20. College Basketball Power Rankings: Jared Sullinger and 10 Naismith Candidates

    Jared Sullinger returned to the Ohio State lineup last night, and the Buckeyes rolled over USC-Upstate in the second half...

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  21. Indiana Hoosiers' Legitimacy and 10 Things We Learned This Weekend

    Indiana upset Kentucky, Yancy Gates threw some punches at Kenny Frease and other Xavier players, and Ohio State fell to Kansas without Jared Sullinger...

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  22. College Basketball Top 25: Syracuse Tops Bleacher Report Writers Rankings

    Syracuse benefited the most from the weekend's upsets of Kentucky and Ohio State, surpassing the Wildcats and Buckeyes on its way to No. 1 in this week's Bleacher Report Writers Rankings...

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  23. MAAC Basketball: Power Ranking Iona and the Rest of the Conference

    MAAC coaches picked Iona to win the conference, and so far, their choice seems to be correct. The Gaels are 7-1 and have the league's best trio—Scott Machado, Mike Glover and MoMo Jones...

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  24. St. John's Basketball: Why Nurideen Lindsey's Transfer Kills the Red Storm

    Nurideen Lindsey announced his decision Thursday evening to transfer from St. John's University at the end of the fall semester, but he hasn't decided his future destination yet...

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  25. UConn Basketball: 5 Keys to Jeremy Lamb, Huskies Avoiding a Harvard Upset

    UConn hosts Harvard tonight in the Crimson's first game as a Top 25 team, and the Huskies will have to fend off a vigorous upset bid...

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