1. Bald Prophet Preview: North Carolina vs. Kentucky

    At A Glance: Kentucky:  7-0.  AP Rank: 5  ESPN Rank: 4  BP Rank: 4  RPI: 41  BPI: 8  Offense: 83.0 ppg  Defense:  65.0 ppg North Carolina:  7-1.  AP Rank: 10  ESPN Rank: 11  BP Rank:  6  RPI: 62  BPI: 25  Offense: 84...

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  2. Bald Prophet Preview: Washington at Texas Tech

    At First Glance:   Washington:  5-0. AP: 12 ESPN: 10 BP: 8  RPI: 6  BPI:  51  Offense:  84.8 ppg  Defense:  66.2 ppg   Texas Tech:  7-0.  AP: NR  ESPN: NR  BP: 39 RPI: 39 BPI: 12  Offense:  75...

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  3. Is Northern Colorado This Season's Utah State?

    Last season the Utah State Aggies were dangerously close to the ultimate snub.  It would have been akin to the hot cheerleader getting stood up at the prom.  Personally, I didn’t see why the NCAA Committee was in such a fuss...

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  4. Bald Prophet Preview: UNLV at Arizona

      Rankings   UNLV:   5-0. AP Rank 24.  ESPN Rank 21.  BP Rank 34.  RPI 5.  BPI 62. Arizona:   3-2.  AP Rank NR.  ESPN Ran NR.  BP Rank NR.  RPI 52.  BPI 150...

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  5. Bald Prophet Preview: Wake Forest at Purdue

    Seasons at a glance:   Wake Forest:  4-1.  Offense: 78.4 ppg.  Defense: 60.8 ppg.  AP Rank:  NR ESPN Rank: NR BP(Bald Prophet) Rank: NR  RPI: 182  BPI(Bald Prophet Index):  94   Purdue:  5-0...

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  6. Musings From The Bald Prophet: Thoughts On Week 3 Of The 2009-10 Season

    ·         So far the Pac-10 has looked like the SEC did last season.  I offer a mea culpa for Oregon State, who I ranked number 33 in my preseason top 40...

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  7. Musings From The Bald Prophet: Week 2 Of The College Hoops Seasn

    Thoughts on Week 2:   1.  The average fan would casually dismiss ESPN’s 24-hour marathon of college basketball as a cheap marketing gimmick.  Fortunately, I am not your average fan...

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  8. Musings From The Bald Prophet: Week 1 Of The College Hoops Season

    Thoughts from Week 1   1.  North Carolina will try and exploit its height advantage at every opportunity.  However, they need to cut down on the turnovers.  I saw a lot of their big men bring the ball down, which is a fundamental no-no...

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  9. Bald Prophet's 2009-10 College Basketball All-Americas and NCAA Bids

    First Team All-America   G – Sherron Collins – Kansas G – Willie Warren – Oklahoma F – Patrick Patterson – Kentucky F – Tyler Smith – Tennessee C – Luke Harangody ...

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  10. Bald Prophet's College Basketball Top 40 For 2009-10 (No. 10-1)

    Well, we finally got to the Top Ten. Thanks for sticking with me. Most of the programs in this list have been here before, including one who is hoping to return to royalty and another who is ...

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  11. Bald Prophet's College Basketball Top 40 For 2009-10 (No. 20-11)

    Welcome to the third part of the Bald Prophet Top 40 Countdown. I am not Shadoe Stevens and this countdown does not feature the Black-Eyed Peas or Mariah Carey...

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  12. Bald Prophet's College Basketball Top 40 for 2009-10 (No. 30-21)

    Yesterday the Bald Prophet unveiled the beginning of his Top 40 Countdown for the upcoming college basketball season. It's like having Casey Kasem without the dulcet tones and boring playlist...

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  13. Bald Prophet's College Basketball Top 40 For 2009-10 (No. 40-31)

    I'm back!!! The Bald Prophet looks at the Top 40 college basketball teams for the upcoming campaign, starting with numbers forty through 31. There's a return from some non-BCS schools and the SEC should make a return to glory...

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  14. Musings From The Bald Prophet: Reflecting On Wayman Tisdale

    In the 1960s Jerry Lucas was regarded as one of the greatest college basketball players of all time as a result of his work with the Ohio State Buckeyes...

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  15. Musings from the Bald Prophet: Is The Musketeers' A-10 Reign Over?

    Sean Miller packed his bags in hopes of a desert oasis in Tucson, Arizona. His former assistant, Chris Mack, inherits a team that loses the "The Initials" in B.J. Raymond and C.J. Anderson...

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  16. Musings From The Bald Prophet: Kentucky Puzzle Complete?

    With the addition of the young man in the picture it would seem that the Kentucky Wildcats have filled every available spot on their roster...

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  17. Musings from the Bald Prophet: The Toughest/Greatest Job in Lexington

    This article is part of a collection of the "best/worst" of local media around the country. Lexington, Kentucky isn't as big as some of the cities which will be represented but, considering its No...

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  18. Will St. Mary's Basketball Get Patty-Whacked? Musings from the Bald Prophet

    Maybe it's the sting from just missing the NCAA Tournament last season. Maybe it's the desire to prove themselves against the best competition Division I has to offer...

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  19. Musings From The Bald Prophet: Kentucky Recruit Does A West Coast Swing

    Since John Calipari took over the reins of the storied Kentucky Basketball program, observers and fans figured (hoped?) there would be some changes from the Billy Gillispie era...

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  20. Musings from the Bald Prophet: Where Lance Stephenson Should Go

    While the college basketball recruiting world focuses on John Wall, another top recruit (No. 11 overall per Rivals.com), Lance Stephenson, is also undecided as to where he'll spend a year before likely departing for the NBA...

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  21. Musings from the Bald Prophet: A Case for Changing the NBA Draft

    The young man in the picture is Jeremy Tyler. He is a 6'11" center at San Diego High School who is ranked No. 9 in the class of 2010 according to Rivals.com and is committed to play at the University of Louisville starting with the 2010-2011 season...

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  22. Musings from the Bald Prophet: So the Sky Wasn't Falling in Lexington

    About six weeks ago I wrote an article that echoed the panicky sentiments of Kentucky basketball fans. In my defense, the state of affairs in Lexington wasn't fantastic to say the least...

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  23. Musings From the Bald Prophet: Coaches Gone Wild Part 2?

    While the Bleacher Report community puts in it's two cents on the percolation of scandal down Louisville way in Oxford, Mississippi, the Rebels' coaching "bad boy" has settled his dispute ...

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  24. Musings from the Bald Prophet: A New Bluegrass Conspiracy?

    Recently Louisville Coach Rick Pitino has been a target of an extortion attempt by the estranged wife of a Louisville staff member. ESPN, FoxSports and several other news outlets have reported as many available details as they can...

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  25. Mr. Impact: A Farwell to John Madden

    When millions of us gather around the tube on Monday nights this fall to gorge ourselves on chicken wings, beer and other food and beverage items with high nutritional value, we will have to ...

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