1. Bracketeering No. 4: Uprising From The Non-BCS Schools

    Dare I say it, but will the NCAA selection committee actually be forced to give credence to schools that deserve to be in the Dance regardless of their conference affiliation?  Say it ain't ...

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  2. College Hoops Week 10 Review: Reynolds Wraps It Up, Pittsburgh, OSU Rise

    Thoughts On Week 10:   Individual Performances:   Scottie Reynolds, Villanova.  36 points, four rebounds, two steals vs. Louisville and 27 points vs. Georgetown...

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  3. Reflecting On Greatness: 1969-70 Kentucky Wildcats

             They were one of the greatest college basketball teams that didn’t reach the Final Four.  Need proof?  At the end of the 1969-70 season, while UCLA walked away with their sixth NCAA Tournament title, Kentucky walked away with the no...

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  4. Bracketology No. 3: Texas New Overall No.1, Pac-10 Sinks To New Low

    In order to segue to the chorus of boos I will receive from our friends out west (hey, at least you're getting good weather) let's go to the amount of bids each conference received in this week's bracket...

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  5. Week 9 Of The College Basketball Season: Harangody, Vols Shine

    Individual Performances:   Luke Harangody, Notre Dame.  Harangody was my preseason pick for the Player of the Year...

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  6. Georgia V. Kentucky: Did The Cats Ignore The Beware Of Dawg Sign?

    If you had never seen John Wall play before today you might have walked away wondering why the mass population anointed him as the basketball equivalent of a recession-fixer...

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  7. Why the Kentucky Wildcats' Offense Fires on All Cylinders

    There are few cities whose emotional center is directly tied to the fortunes of their basketball team.  Lawrence, Kansas and Syracuse, New York are two that easily come to mind but Lexington, Kentucky tops both of them...

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  8. Bald Prophet Preview: Duke V. Georgia Tech

    At A Glance:   Duke: 13-1.  AP: 5 ESPN: 5 BP: 5 RPI: 2 BPI: 8 Georgia Tech: 11-3.  AP: 20 ESPN: 17 BP: 14 RPI: 68 BPI: 40   Backcourts:   In the early 90s the Blue Devils featured ...

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  9. Bald Prophet Preview: Purdue V. Minnesota

    At A Glance:   Minnesota:  11-3. AP: NR ESPN: NR BP: 26 RPI: 52 BPI: 61 Purdue:  13-0. AP: 4 ESPN: 4 BP: 4 RPI: 4 BPI: 2   Backcourts:   Local yokel Blake Hoffarber comes off a 24-point performance against Big 10 bottom-feeder Iowa...

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  10. Bald Prophet Bracketology No. 2: Boilers Rise To The Top

    Number 1 Seeds:  Kansas, Texas, Kentucky and Purdue.  Obviously, the last four undefeated teams in Bracketville should get the number one seeds.  Syracuse didn't fall far, though. Conference Breakdown:  Big East, Big 12 and ACC got seven teams...

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  11. Bald Prophet Review: Week 8 Of The College Basketball Season

    Thoughts from Week 8:   Individual Performances:   Jimmer Fredette, BYU.  49 points, seven rebounds, nine assists vs. Arizona...

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  12. Bald Prophet Preview: Texas Tech V. New Mexico

    At A Glance:   Texas Tech:  10-1. AP: 20 ESPN: 24 BP: 19 RPI: 33 BPI: 25 New Mexico:  12-1.  AP: 19 ESPN: 17 BP: 27 RPI: 17 BPI: 5   Backcourt:   The bad news for the Red Raiders is that they don’t have a lot of depth in the backcourt...

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  13. Bald Prophet Review: Week 7 Of The College Hoops Season

    Thoughts from Week 7   Individual Performances:   Elliot Williams, Memphis:  20 points, nine rebounds and eight assists vs. SE Missouri State...

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  14. Bald Prophet Bracketology Number 1: Top Seeds No Surprise

    Never let it be said that the Bald Prophet doesn't give presents to the Bleacher Report community.  Behold, your first Bald Prophet Bracketology! The top seeds should come as no surprise (Kansas, Texas, Kentucky, Syracuse)...

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  15. Bald Prophet Preview: Ole Miss V. West Virginia

    At A Glance:   Ole Miss:  10-1.  AP: 15  ESPN: 21  BP: 33  RPI: 22  BPI: 19 West Virginia  8-0.  AP: 6  ESPN: 6  BP: 6  RPI: 6  BPI: 25   Backcourts:   Considering the Rebels ...

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  16. Bald Prophet Preview: LSU V. Washington State

    At A Glance:   LSU: 8-2.  Not ranked in AP, ESPN or BP.  RPI: 69  BPI: 89 Washington State: 8-2.  Not ranked in AP, ESPN or BP...

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  17. Bald Prophet Preview: California V. Kansas

    At A Glance:   Kansas:  10-0.  AP: 1 ESPN:1 BP: 1 RPI: 24 BPI: 14 California: 6-3.  AP: NR ESPN: NR BP: 23 RPI: 9 BPI: 98   Point Guards:   Sherron Collins rebounded from a nightmarish ...

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  18. Bald Prophet Review: Week 6 Of The College Basketball Season

    Thoughts On Week 6:   §  Best individual performances of the week: ·         Trevor Booker, Clemson.  OK, East Carolina falls under the Cupcake State territory but when you consider ...

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  19. Bald Prophet Preview: North Carolina V. Texas

    At A Glance:   North Carolina:  8-2. AP:  10 ESPN: 10 BP: 7 RPI: 71 BPI: 47 Texas:  9-0.  AP: 2 ESPN: 2 BP: 2 RPI: 15 BPI: 6   Point Guards:   If only every game were against the ...

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  20. Bald Prophet Preview: Richmond V. South Carolina

    At A Glance:   Richmond:  7-2. AP: NR ESPN: NR BP: NR RPI: 33 BPI: 39 South Carolina:  6-2. AP: NR ESPN: NR BP: NR RPI: 69 BPI: 75   Point Guards:   David Gonzalvez has improved his ...

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  21. Bald Prophet Review: Week 5 Of The College Basketball Season

    Thoughts on Week 5:   §  Through the first four weeks of the season the Big East dominated nearly every foe that came down the pike.  Even traditional bottom-feeders like South Florida and Seton Hall were hoarding wins...

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  22. Bald Prophet Preview: Georgetown V. Washington

    At A Glance:    Georgetown:  7-0.  AP:  15 ESPN:  13  BP: 13  RPI: 34  BPI: 10 Washington:  6-1.  AP:  17  ESPN:  16  BP: 17  RPI: 5  BPI: 70   Point Guards:   Chris ...

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  23. Bald Prophet Preview: Syracuse V. Florida

    At A Glance:   Syracuse:  8-0.  AP: 7  ESPN: 6  BP: 9  RPI: 14  BPI: 7 Florida:  8-0.  AP: 10  ESPN: 11  BP: 20  RPI: 64  BPI: 5   Point Guards:   Scoop Jardine and Brandon ...

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  24. Bald Prophet Preview: Kentucky V. Connecticut

    At A Glance   Kentucky:  8-0.  AP Rank: 4  ESPN Rank: 4  BP Rank: 4  RPI:  36  BPI: 7 Connecticut:  6-1.  AP Rank: 14  ESPN Rank: 12 BP Rank: 12  RPI: 10  BPI: 70   Point Guards: ...

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  25. Bald Prophet Review: Week 4 Of The College Basketball Season

    Thoughts on Week 4   ü  The Pac-10’s poor performance will be a recurring theme that we won’t visit in column after column but Drew Gordon’s transfer from UCLA is a classic example of how far the Bruins have fallen...

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