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Chasson Randle
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 21 Stanford enters 2014-15 after its first NCAA Tournament appearance in six years...
Athlon Sports
16 hours ago
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Trevor Cooney
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 22 Syracuse moves into 2014-15 with a freshman point guard and a handful of role players...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
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Wesley Saunders
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  Harvard continues our countdown at No. 24 as the Crimson continue an unprecedented in...
Athlon Sports
3 days ago
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Bill Self
For the third year in a row, some of the top Big 12 coaches represent the best the University of Illinois has to offer. It’s true: All three Illinois coaches from 1996-2012 have a home in the Big 12. In the combined 16 seasons from the...
David Fox
3 days ago
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Michael Qualls
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  Arkansas kicks off our top 25 countdown at No. 25 as we preview the Razorbacks in what they hope...
Athlon Sports
4 days ago
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Larry Brown
The top of the American Athletic Conference coaches brings two coaches who reached the pinnacle of the college game 26 years apart.One is in the twilight of a 35-year career that has included titles in the NBA and college. The other is just getting...
David Fox
1 week ago
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Mike Krzyzewski
Even in years before conference realignment, the charter members of the ACC more often than not could boast the best roster of coaches in the country.Now that the league has ballooned to 15 basketball members, this is almost an unfair contest.The...
David Fox
1 week ago
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Jahlil Okafor
A year after Duke had one of the most versatile players in the country in No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker, the Blue Devils will have a different kind of stud freshman who seems destined for a high draft pick.Jahlil Okafor won’t be the jack-...
David Fox
4 weeks ago
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Rodney Purvis
Until recent months, the No. 1 name atop the list of top freshmen in the American Athletic Conference would have been clear. SMU’s Emmanuel Mudiay may have been the top freshman in the country.The Mustangs may still be an NCAA Tournament team...
David Fox
1 month ago
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Arizona has restored its spot atop the Pac-12 thanks to back-to-back signing classes headlined by major recruits. The trend should continue. Aaron Gordon spent one season surrounded by veterans last season. Now, Stanley Johnson will do the...
David Fox
1 month ago
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Bill Self
How does Kansas keep winning the Big 12 regular season title year after year? For starters, take a look at two of the top three newcomers in the league for 2014-15.In a season after the Jayhawks lost Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid to the top three...
David Fox
1 month ago
College Basketball
Even in a year when Kentucky will have an uncharacteristically veteran team, the Wildcats will feature some of the top freshmen in the SEC.Karl Towns, Tyler Ulis and Trey Lyles all could be impact players in the league for Kentucky even as they...
David Fox
1 month ago
College Basketball
The Big East perhaps would like to say that help is on the way. The league produced four NCAA teams in its new alignment. And while the league had the national player of the year in Doug McDermott, no team made it to the Sweet 16.Reinforcements,...
David Fox
1 month ago
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Angel Rodriguez
The ACC may again be the home of the nation’s top freshman, only this time, there may be little room for debate.Duke’s Jabari Parker and Syracuse’s Tyler Ennis took turns as the nation’s most decorated freshman. At the same...
David Fox
1 month ago
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The top programs in the Big Ten, for the most part, take a more traditional route for building rosters. Sign high school players and develop them into veterans.Sure, there are outliers. Ohio State pulls five-star recruits as well as any program in...
David Fox
1 month ago
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Funniest Moments from the 2014 NBA Draft
As soon as Commissioner Adam Silver tipped off the 2014 NBA Draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the hilarity was on a fast-break pace. ESPN’s crew was highlighted by pro’s pro Reece Davis, length-loving Jay Bilas and the hot-and-heavy...
Nathan Rush
2 months ago
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Rasheed Sulaimon
College basketball coaches have known for several months the rosters spots they’d have to refill. For many, NBA draft day only reinforced that some of the replacement players are true replacements in name only.Creighton likely won’t...
David Fox
2 months ago
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NBA Draft Rumors and Predictions That Should Actually Happen
The 2014 NBA Draft tips off Thursday, June 26. But before Commissioner Adam Silver receives his annual standing ovation — in what will be his first draft since taking over the top spot from David Stern — there will be plenty of rumor-...
Nathan Rush
2 months ago
College Basketball
The foot injury to Joel Embiid has shuffled the deck atop the NBA Draft, setting up the potential for a new No. 1 overall pick. Will it be Duke’s Jabari Parker or Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins?Lucky for us, we don’t have to weigh those...
David Fox
2 months ago
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Anthony Grant
The final spot in the 2014-15 coaching carousel was filled Wednesday when Marist hired a new basketball coach.With that bit of news in mind, let’s start taking a look at the next round of potential coaching changes. Yesterday, Athlon featured...
David Fox
3 months ago
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This season’s coaching carousel was a strange one. Names like Bruce Pearl, Kelvin Sampson, Buzz Williams and Ernie Kent took jobs at Auburn, Houston, Virginia Tech and Washington State.Jobs like that are usually reserved for coaches making...
David Fox
3 months ago
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Jim Boeheim
The days and weeks following the end of college basketball season can be an unfriendly time for coaches.There are draft early entries, regular transfers, graduate transfers, and, of course, the possibility that some coaches will be asked to look...
David Fox
3 months ago
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Mike Anderson
No program last season was more ascendant than UConn, even if the Huskies didn’t look the part until the final six games of the season.The Huskies were banned from the NCAA Tournament in 2013 due to low APR scores. They came back to go 12-6...
David Fox
3 months ago
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Buzz Williams
The coaching carousel is funny sometimes. Last season brought a few major job openings — chief among them, UCLA — but few big names moving to new jobs.This season seems to be the opposite. The names involved in the coaching carousel...
David Fox
4 months ago
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Bill Self
The SEC-Big 12 Challenge doesn’t have the long-standing status of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, but at least in 2014, the event could match in marquee games.We had a hard time picking between Texas-Kentucky and Florida-Kansas as the top game in...
David Fox
4 months ago

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