1. March Madness 2012 Predictions: Scariest Teams Nobody Wants to Play

    Anything can happen in March. Teams that were seemingly dead in the regular season find their second wind. Other teams come in hot and stay hot. These are teams that will ruin your bracket with upsets and give headaches to top seeded teams...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 433 reads 0 comments

  2. March Madness 2012: 10 Players Who Must Improve Their Draft Stock

    The NCAA tournament can skyrocket a player into stardom. Players on well-known teams can solidify themselves as NBA-material, and lesser-known players can make a name for themselves...

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  3. NCAA Bracket 2012: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Filling out Your Bracket

    Tournament time is here. NCAA tournament brackets are set and fans are already pissed that their team didn't make the field or their team has a tough road. When you fill out your bracket, remove personal bias...

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  4. NCAA Tournament 2012: 6 Cinderella Teams to Take a Chance on

    It's March. Upsets are going to happen. Just ask blue-blood programs such as Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina and Syracuse; each team lost in a game in which they were favored during their respective conference tournaments...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 449 reads 2 comments

  5. SEC Tournament 2012 Schedule: 4 Players Who Will Need Huge Performances

    The SEC tournament is upon us. March 8 marks the first round of SEC tournament action, and the eight teams that make up the conference's first four games need big performances from their star athletes if they hope to make the NCAA tournament...

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  6. 2012 NBA Mock Draft: Austin Rivers and Players Who Will Shake up First Round

    Whether or not players stay in school will shape the first round of the 2012 NBA draft. Guys like Austin Rivers and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist could benefit from staying in school, but there is no question they would go in the first round...

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  7. Kentucky Basketball: Anthony Davis Wins Sporting News Player of the Year

    Player of the Year talks have been a two-man race for the majority of this college basketball season. Only two players have dominated the game for their respective teams, and only two should be considered National Player of the Year...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 1,102 reads 9 comments

  8. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Wildcats Who Will Be NBA Studs

    It is a foregone conclusion that the University of Kentucky is one of the best colleges in the nation at producing NBA talent. Kentucky has a team full of NBA-ready players, and more are on the way...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 2,468 reads 8 comments

  9. March Madness 2012: 10 Unheralded Studs Who Will Light Up This Year's Tourney

    Stephen Curry can thank the 2008 NCAA tournament for his rise to stardom. He was a relative unknown, and his performance in the big dance thrust him into the spotlight...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 24,244 reads 58 comments

  10. MLB Predictions 2012: Albert Pujols and 9 Other Players Who Will Be in MVP Race

    The 2012 MVP race has storylines galore. In the American League, Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder join an already-interesting swath of valuable candidates...

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  11. Lakers Trade Rumors: Why LA Need to Land Dwight Howard Before Trade Deadline

    The Los Angeles Lakers need to make a move. Currently sixth in the Western Conference with a 20-14 record, the Lakers have shown inconsistency throughout the season, primarily on the road (6-12)...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 5,671 reads 12 comments

  12. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: 2011-2012 Team Chasing History

    Breaking stereotypes has been the forte of John Calipari 's 2011-12 squad. The Kentucky Wildcats are led by underclassmen and have proven they can win at home and on the road...

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  13. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: What to Make of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's Comments

    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has defied the stereotype of the self-important star athlete in more ways than one this year. With his recent comments saying "I'm graduating here... I'm staying at Kentucky" (via Brett Dawson of Rivals...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 3,497 reads 18 comments

  14. MLB Free Agency: Why the Arizona Diamondbacks Need Ivan Rodriguez

    Ivan Rodriguez is 156 hits away from 3,000 for his career. The former All-Star catcher won't call it quits after a two-year stint with the Washington Nationals...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 3 years ago 1,649 reads 9 comments

  15. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Teams the Wildcats Don't Want to Meet in NCAA Tournament

    If the game at Mississippi State on Feb. 21 was any indication, this Kentucky Wildcats team is beatable. John Calipari knew the adversity his team faced in the first half was a good learning experience...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 3 years ago 5,210 reads 13 comments

  16. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Players Integral to Wildcats' Tournament Hopes

    John Calipari is one of the luckiest coaches in the nation. Any of his top seven players can lead the Kentucky Wildcats in scoring on any given night. In the NCAA tournament, competition will be demanding of Cal's 7-deep squad...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 3 years ago 525 reads 0 comments

  17. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Things We Learned from John Calipari's Open Practice

    Big Blue Nation once again showed their passion in Kentucky's open practice today. John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats held their open practice for all Kentucky students and staff...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 3 years ago 2,077 reads 2 comments

  18. NBA Trade Rumors: Dwight Howard Dominates Trade News

    Trades have been few and far between in this lockout-shortened NBA season. Rumors, however, have not. Dwight Howard rumors abound, and if it weren't for Jeremy Lin, we would be hearing about Howard's situation much more...

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  19. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Bold Predictions for Wildcats' Final Stretch Run

    Bold predictions may be hard to come by for a team that is 25-1. What hasn't been done by this Kentucky team? What more could be done in their games leading up to the SEC and NCAA ...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 3 years ago 4,444 reads 3 comments

  20. College Basketball: 10 Teams That Will Be Exposed Come Tournament Time

    Not all teams pan out like they are expected to. In the NCAA tournament, some teams are tagged as teams that have the "potential to make a run." Some teams have very good tournament resumes, but stumble when they reach the Big Dance...

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  21. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Things We Learned from Win over Florida

    A combination of poor shooting and playing the Kentucky Wildcats does not mix well. Just ask the Florida Gators...

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  22. Kentucky Basketball: 4 Reasons Nobody Will Knock off the Wildcats

    The Kentucky Wildcats are once again atop the B/R Top 25 . This marks the third straight week that the Cats can claim the No. 1 ranking. Now, the question becomes whether Kentucky will maintain its No...

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  23. Indiana Hoosiers Basketball: Making Sense of Recent Mediocrity

    Just one month ago we were talking about how great this Indiana Hoosiers team was. On January 8th, the Hoosiers had won their first road game in the Big Ten against a feisty Penn State team, pushing their record to 15-1 overall...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 3 years ago 1,401 reads 4 comments

  24. Kentucky Basketball: Statistical Breakdown of Wildcats Season Thus Far

    Kentucky put together their best all-around game in their 86-52 win over South Carolina on February 4. Terrence Jones dominated the first half, scoring all 16 of his points in the first 20 minutes...

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  25. 15 Best Teammates in College Basketball

    There are qualities of a good teammate that don't show up in the stat sheet: Hustle, work ethic, and pride are all attributes of a player that you can't read in a box score. Instead, you've got to watch the game...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 3 years ago 2,752 reads 4 comments