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When UCLA and Stephen F. Austin met in the Sweet 16, the game represented two of the success stories for first-year coaches.UCLA coach Steve Alford, whose hire received lukewarm reviews, advanced the Bruins to the second weekend of the NCAA...
David Fox
5 months ago
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The new Big East has a leg up on other basketball leagues that don’t have major college football. That’s clear. Georgetown, Villanova, Marquette, St. John’s and even Butler and Xavier are established basketball brands.The ...
David Fox
1 year ago
Butler Bulldogs
In mid-March, Mitch McGary and Montrezl Harrell were a pair of freshmen still working through their rookie seasons.By April 8, they were key big men in the national championship game.The fortunes for McGary and Harrell took abrupt turns once...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Butler’s Brad Stevens pulled off the shocker of shockers when the two time national-runner up coach landed with the Boston Celtics on Wednesday afternoon.Stevens, who turned Butler from overachieving mid-major to national brand, had been a...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The top two coaches from last year’s list of college coaches under 40 remain our top two here.That’s fitting because Brad Stevens and Shaka Smart show no signs of going anywhere.The two 30-something coaches have stuck with Butler and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Butler Bulldogs
The Big East will be a new league with an old name. One of the big storylines for the 2013-14 season will be the new Big East, an amalgam of the so-called Catholic 7, two Atlantic 10 teams and one Missouri Valley powerhouse. At first look, the...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Only Marquette could win a game this dramatic in this Tournament. Only Butler could make the final five seconds this heart-pounding. Two days after Marquette’s Vander Blue ended a two-Tournament drought of game-winning and game-tying shots in...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The NCAA Tournament has moved into the weekend where tickets to the Sweet 16 will be punched. Now that we’re into the Saturday slate of games, hopefully you don't have to sneak away from work to catch the action. Here’s everything you need to...
David Fox
1 year ago
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EAST Washington, D.C. COMPLETE REGION PREVIEWS Midwest | South | West Top Two (1) Indiana Hoosiers (27–6, 14–4 Big Ten) The preseason No. 1 team in the nation desperately wanted to be the top overall seed in this year’s Big Dance. That...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Butler Bulldogs
With nearly 350 Division I teams, following college basketball can be overwhelming. Let Athlon Sports start your college hoops week each Monday with a look at some of the most intriguing, most important and most interesting stats from around the...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The discussion for the top spot in college basketball continues to be a contentious one, but we’re sticking with the same No. 1 team we’ve had for several weeks — Duke. Two weeks ago, the last four undefeated teams lost. A week ago, two other...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Butler Bulldogs
With 347 Division I teams, following college basketball can be overwhelming. Let Athlon Sports start your college hoops week each Monday with a look at some of the most intriguing, most important and most interesting stats from around the sport...
David Fox
1 year ago
Butler Bulldogs
The college basketball season is rolling along as we’ve reached the halfway point to the Final Four. If this week’s debate for the No. 1 team is any indication, the competition for the national title will be hotly contested. The top two teams...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Butler coach Brad Stevens The Hoosier State doesn’t belong to the Hoosiers, at least not entirely. When Butler defeated Indiana 88-86 in overtime Saturday, the Bulldogs signaled they’re back in contention for...
David Fox
1 year ago
Butler Bulldogs
With 347 Division I teams, following college basketball can be overwhelming. Let Athlon Sports start your college hoops week each Monday with a look at some of the most intriguing, most important and most interesting stats from around the sport...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
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The opening of the college basketball season garnered a little more buzz this season, even if some of the key games didn’t go as planned. Even if the aircraft carrier games -- two of which were canceled and one was postponed -- didn’t go off...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Athlon Sports continues its countdown to the start of the 2012-13 basketball season, which begins with the first games on Nov. 9, with a countdown of the nation’s top conferences. We will release one conference preview each day, counting down to...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The full list of the top 40 transfers can be found in the Athlon Sports 2012-13 College Basketball annual available in the online store. College basketball transfers are flying through the sport at an...
David Fox
1 year ago
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With Midnight Madness less than two months away, our look at some of the biggest questions in college basketball for 2012-13 continues into its second week. Like the NCAA Tournament, we’re taking on 17 questions in each of our four regions of...
David Fox
2 years ago
Butler Bulldogs
Through the last two weeks, Athlon Sports ranked each coach in the ACC, Atlantic 10, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC along with the top 20 coaches from outside those seven conferences.   The rankings presented a difficult...
David Fox
2 years ago
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What would recent Final Fours be without Butler and VCU? And how boring would college football be without coaches like Lane Kiffin and Pat Fitzgerald. There’s an intriguing youth movement afoot in college sports where Butler’s Brad Stevens and...
David Fox
2 years ago
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One of the unfortunate truths of the latest wave of conference realignment is the overwhelming focus on football. As a result, basketball and other sports have been of secondary concern in some circles. In others, such as at Butler and VCU and...
David Fox
2 years ago