Early Contenders: NCAA National Player of the Year- Guards

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Alright everyone, last week we gave you the apples, this week we’ll talk about the oranges.  While the post players are stronger overall this year (and you can see them by clicking here), there are some guards having tremendous seasons, and they will definitely factor into this year’s National Player of the Year race.  Here […] READ MORE


College Basketball Lecture Notes: Games of the Week

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Getting to experience a little college hoops euphoria so early in the season was wonderful while sitting on the couch on Saturday.  To see an upset of biblical proportions (David & Goliath is from the bible you know…) was extremely exciting and has me yearning for conference play and March Madness to arrive.  I strongly suggest going […] READ MORE


Early Contenders: NCAA National Player of the Year

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With the majority of the non-conference schedule completed, it’s time to take a look at the leading contenders for NCAA Player of the Year.  It’s still early in the season as teams have played less than 10 games, so the final rankings can drastically change.  But we are starting to see trends and some guys […] READ MORE


College Spotlight: West Coast Conference

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Welcome back to another College Spotlight.  This time we take a quick peak at the West Coast Conference.  If you missed last week’s installment on the Mountain West Conference, or my look at the dominant ACC, definitely check them out. The WCC is a 9 team conference based out of… well the West Coast.   […] READ MORE


College Basketball Lecture Notes: Games of the Week

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There was some good basketball in college hoops this past week, but no compelling story lines or upsets.  This is evidenced by the fact the AP Poll Top 25 contains the exact same teams as last week, with only a few changes in spots.  The truth is that while there are a few solid games […] READ MORE


NCAA Basketball Rant of the Week: John Calipari and the One and Done

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Rant of the Week: Kentucky’s current recruiting model  John Calipari has been a very successful head coach in the NCAA for a long time.  You can’t argue with the success Coach Calipari has had since arriving at Kentucky in April 2009 (Elite Eight, Final Four, Champions). I am ecstatic that he has helped so many […] READ MORE


College Basketball Lecture Notes, December 5th

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All right everyone, we have arrived at the quietest part of the NCAA basketball schedule. The pre-season tournaments are all complete, the inter-conference challenges are finished, and the student-athletes have to catch up on school work and prepare for exams. So the truth is that there are slim pickings for big games the next couple […] READ MORE


Best Conference in Basketball: ACC

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If you were to ask me to rank the top three conferences in college basketball today, I would say the Big 10, ACC, Big East.  But starting next year, my answer for top conference will definitely be the ACC. The college sports landscape has changed dramatically over the last few years, with a number  of […] READ MORE


ACC-Big Ten Challenge

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Two of the strongest conferences in men’s NCAA Basketball kick off their annual challenge tonight and tomorrow, and it has the best college basketball games of the week.  In my opinion, this is some of the best non-conference basketball in the NCAA and definitely worth a look if you are even a casual NCAA fan. […] READ MORE