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For a conference cobbled together from remnants of the Big East and Conference USA plus one Atlantic 10 program, the American Athletic Conference naturally has a disparate collection of coaches.In the Big East, Louisville’s Rick Pitino was in...
David Fox
7 months ago
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ACC expansion solidified the league and added to the depth of both the football and basketball lineups.The basketball benches, though, is where ACC fans may notice the biggest upgrade. Both of the country’s 900-win coaches now work in the...
David Fox
7 months ago
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The new faces around the SEC illustrate a major problem that could develop in the league.Kentucky brought in its historic haul of six top-10 prospects and five of the top-10 prospects in the 247Composite rankings. Florida was no slouch, adding two...
David Fox
8 months ago
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The new faces that will dominate the discussion in the preseason in the Pac-12 may be the new coaches in Los Angeles. In a quiet coaching carousel, UCLA’s Steve Alford and USC’s Andy Enfield were two of the biggest movers.But they might...
David Fox
8 months ago
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A year after being the nation’s most competitive conference at the top, the Big Ten is counting on a handful of new faces to remain so in 2013-14.Michigan State returns nearly intact, but most of the Big Ten wasn’t so lucky. Indiana is...
David Fox
8 months ago
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One thing is pretty clear about the new Big East: Projecting the league is going to be difficult.Georgetown and Marquette tied for the Big East title in the old conference, but both teams lose key players. Villanova, which defeated Georgetown and...
David Fox
8 months ago
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With one school claiming the top three returning scorers in the Big 12, the rest of the league will depend on newcomers to challenge Oklahoma State’s veteran roster.Nowhere is that more clear than at Kansas where the Jayhawks’ outlook...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Most coaches would envy Rick Pitino. Louisville won the national championship and returns every key player other than Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng. Those are major losses, for sure, but the Cardinals may start the season ranked in the top three.The...
David Fox
8 months ago
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The ACC will be defined by new faces more than most: Primarily the arrival of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame for 2013-14.Beyond the arrival of one basketball power and two consistent Big East programs, the ACC will have a handful of key new...
David Fox
8 months ago
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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
9 months ago
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Even by recruiting class standards, the top prospects of 2012 ran the gamut.On one hand, the class produced the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft in UNLV’s Anthony Bennett (though fellow freshman Nerlens Noel of Kentucky seemed the more likely pick...
David Fox
9 months ago
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College basketball had two coaches who were considered two of the brightest young minds in the minds in the game, a pair atop any list of coaches under 40.One, though, is now one of the top pro coaches under 40. Butler's Brad Stevens and VCU...
David Fox
9 months ago
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ACC member Syracuse. Sound strange, doesn’t it? About as strange as a Big East with Creighton among its members.Try to fight it, both are true.This is a time for college basketball fans to either celebrate or hang their heads. Most of the...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Thursday’s NBA Draft was full of surprises from the start. The Cavaliers shocked everyone by taking UNLV’s Anthony Bennett with the first pick. The Bobcats followed by taking Cody Zeller fourth.From the college perspective, the draft...
David Fox
9 months ago
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One-and-done isn’t a one size fits all.Colleges and coaches have had seven draft cycles to navigate the NBA’s rule that a player must be one year removed from high school to be eligible for the NBA Draft.As the NBA sifts through the...
David Fox
9 months 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
9 months 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
9 months ago
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After Florida Gulf Coast reached the Sweet 16 and Wichita State reached the Final Four, teams outside of the college basketball power structure are starting to reach even footing. At least on the court. Beyond the major surprises in the NCAA...
David Fox
10 months ago
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After several seasons in the wilderness, the Pac-12 finally started to regain some respect last season. Five league teams reached the NCAA Tournament, the most since 2009. Three teams were ranked in the final Associated Press top 25 before the...
David Fox
10 months ago
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After several seasons in the wilderness, the Pac-12 finally started to regain some respect last season. Five league teams reached the NCAA Tournament, the most since 2009. Three teams were ranked in the final Associated Press top 25 before the...
David Fox
10 months ago
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The Big 12 enjoyed one of the best offseasons of any major conference. Or at least one that will help the league enter 2013-14 with some degree of renown. First, point guard Marcus Smart elected to return to Oklahoma State for his sophomore...
David Fox
10 months ago
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The Big 12 enjoyed one of the best offseasons of any major conference. Or at least one that will help the league enter 2013-14 with some degree of renown. First, point guard Marcus Smart elected to return to Oklahoma State for his sophomore...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Even before adding the 2013 national champion, the ACC could reclaim its spot as the nation’s premier basketball conference. In 2013-14, the ACC adds another bona fide basketball powerhouse in Syracuse, plus consistent Big East programs...
David Fox
10 months ago
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Even before adding the 2013 national champion, the ACC could reclaim its spot as the nation’s premier basketball conference. In 2013-14, the ACC adds another bona fide basketball powerhouse in Syracuse, plus consistent Big East programs...
David Fox
10 months ago
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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
10 months ago

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