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College Basketball Countdown: No. 2 Louisville Preview

Siva, Pitino look for repeat trip to Final Four
<p> College Basketball Countdown: No. 2 Louisville Preview</p>

20 Offseason Events Every College Basketball Fan Should Know

Calhoun's retirement among key developments last few months
<p> 20 Offseason Events Every College Basketball Fan Should Know</p>

Even after every recruit signed, after players were drafted, and after (nearly) every coaching change was made, college basketball news impacting the 2012-13 season continued to break through the late summer and early fall.

College basketball: What is the biggest concern for Kentucky, Indiana, Louisville?

Our staff discuss their misgivings for our top three to reach the Final Four
<p> College basketball: What is the biggest concern for Kentucky, Indiana, Louisville?</p>

It's shaping up to be a big year of basketball in Kentuckiana: Indiana, Kentucky and Louisville will be in the top national three of the Athlon Sports 2012-13 College Basketball annual when it hits newsstands in late September.

None of these teams is without its flaws, whether it's youth, experience or a deficiency somewhere on the court. We asked our members of our editorial staff for their thoughts on what might hold these teams back from achieving their goals.

Jim Calhoun's legacy: His best teams, players and moments

Where did Kemba Walker and the run to the title rank?
<p> Jim Calhoun's legacy: His best teams, players and moments</p>

Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun retired Thursday, leaving behind a Hall of Fame legacy. In the 19 seasons before Calhoun was hired in 1986, Connecticut reached the NCAA Tournament twice under three coaches.

His resume included 873 wins, three national championships and 18 first-round draft picks. Here’s a look back at the highlights of his career.

CALHOUN’S BEST TEAMS

Jim Calhoun retirement: What's next for UConn?

Our editors take three sides of the debate of the Huskies
<p> Jim Calhoun retirement: What's next for UConn?</p>

Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun announced his retirement Thursday after winning 873 games with the Huskies and Northwestern. Before Calhoun took over in Storrs, UConn never had produced a first-round NBA draft pick or a consensus All-American. The Huskies had reached the NCAA regional semifinals just three times before Calhoun was hired in 1986.

College basketball: Assessing Notre Dame's move to the ACC

What the move means for the Irish, ACC and Big East
<p> College basketball: Assessing Notre Dame's move to the ACC</p>

The ACC basketball tournament soon could feature games such as Syracuse-Pittsburgh, and now Notre Dame-Miami.

It will be a strange sight in Greensboro, N.C., but Notre Dame’s announcement it will join the ACC in all sports besides football (and hockey) is part of new normal.

With the news breaking today, there are a handful of questions out there, from when the move will actually occur as well as questions regarding the football schedule and bowl lineup.

College Basketball's Most Underrated: The All-Overlooked Team

Arkansas coach Mike Anderson has one of the nation's most overlooked players
<p> College Basketball's Most Underrated: The All-Overlooked Team</p>

With roughly 340 teams in Division I basketball, some players are bound to fall through the cracks.

We’d like to do our part to rectify that by highlighting some of the key players you may have missed last season. A handful of reasons led to these players going overlooked and underrated nationally: Chief among them is an absence from the NCAA Tournament. Some made all-conference teams. Some had impressive statistics, but for whatever reason, only hardcore fans knew their names.

College Basketball's Biggest Preseason Questions: 17 for the East Region

Our top questions for the ACC, Big East and more
<p> College Basketball's Great 68 Questions: 17 for the East Region</p>

College football season hasn’t begun, but here at Athlon we’re already hard at work in thinking about the 2012-13 basketball season. Believe us, the season will be here before you know it.

Every team has questions about the upcoming season, but some are bigger than others.

 

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