1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Notre Dame, USC and 10 College Basketball Teams Already Hampered by Injuries

    Notre Dame lost Tim Abromaitis and Vanderbilt has been without Festus Ezeli, but they're just two teams who have been plagued by injuries in the early stages of 2011-12...

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  20. Iona and College Basketball Mid-Majors That Could Be This Year's VCU

    VCU and Butler in a Final Four game? Against each other? That happened last year. Neither team looks sharp early in 2011-12, but several mid-majors are off to hot starts...

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  21. College Basketball Top 25: Kentucky, Ohio State Lead B/R Writers Rankings

    Kentucky and Ohio State used impressive wins to secure the top two spots in the first Bleacher Report Writers Top 25 of the season...

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  22. College Basketball Top 25: Who's Too High and Who's Too Low?

    The AP Top 25 released this Monday ranked several college basketball teams accurately. No real issues with Kentucky and Ohio State at the top or Florida State and Arizona being dropped...

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  23. College Basketball Power Rankings: Top 20 Naismith Award Candidates, Nov. 28

    How did UConn's loss to Central Florida affect Jeremy Lamb's Naismith stock? What about UNC and Harrison Barnes? Ohio State and Kentucky are the only two undefeated teams left with ...

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  24. NCAA Basketball: Top 15 Contenders for Defensive Player of the Year

    John Henson and Anthony Davis are the two frontrunners for the NABC Defensive Player of the Year award , but a whole slew of other elite defenders could earn it, too...

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  25. College Basketball Power Rankings: Top 20 Naismith Award Candidates, Nov. 21

    The college basketball season is just two weeks old, but it's never too early to think about the Naismith Player of the Year Award...

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