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This preview and more on Cincinnati and the American Athletic Conference are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Cincinnati Facts & FiguresLast...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Basketball
As the 2013-14 season begins, Louisville will hope for the same results despite a new look.Of course, one new look will be the surroundings of Memphis, Temple and a pair of Texas schools replacing the old Big East. The other new look will be at key...
David Fox
10 months ago
College Basketball
This preview and more on Iowa State and the Big 12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Iowa State Facts & FiguresLast season: 23-12 (11-7...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Basketball
This preview and more on Virginia and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Virginia Facts & FiguresLast season: 23-12 (11-7 ACC)...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Basketball
This preview and more on Pittsburgh and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Pittsburgh Facts & FiguresLast season: 24-9 (12-6 Big...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Basketball
The ACC hasn’t been able to brag No. 1 conference status for a while. Last season it was the Big Ten. Before that, the Big East had its run.Perhaps expansion diluted the ACC product a bit in past years. Until last season, Miami didn’t...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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This preview and more on Clemson and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Clemson Facts & FiguresLast season: 13-18 overall (5-13...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Basketball
This preview and more on Florida State and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Florida State Facts & FiguresLast season: 18-16 (9-9...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Basketball
Before Miami began its surprising run to the 2012-13 ACC regular-season title, coach Jim Larranaga viewed Shane Larkin as a defensive specialist. The speedy sophomore was part of the “Blitz Brothers,” a group of harassing perimeter...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
College Basketball
 The SEC won’t be the nation’s best basketball league, but one thing’s for sure: It’s going to be tough to bang around in the paint.The SEC is home to four of Athlon Sports’ top 10 post players for 2013-14 in our...
David Fox
10 months ago
College Basketball
 The top three names in our list of inside-out players for 2013-14 each have something to prove.Creighton’s Doug McDermott returned for his senior season with an opportunity to lead his father’s team in its first season in the Big...
David Fox
11 months ago
College Basketball
 The Big 12 may be the best league for slashers in college basketball. It’s at least going to be the home of the best slasher for a season.Andrew Wiggins turned the Big 12 projections on their head when he announced for Kansas. The team...
David Fox
11 months ago
College Basketball
 Great scorers find a way to get the job done.These aren’t one-dimensional players who take 3-pointers or jump shots. These are the players you want to have the ball in their hands when the game is on the line.They’ll create their...
David Fox
11 months ago
College Basketball
 Perhaps traveling a long way is an asset toward becoming a top shooter in college basketball.That’s the trend for the year, it seems.Senior Joe Harris arrived at Virginia from Chelan, Wash., to become a 41-percent shooter in his career...
David Fox
11 months ago
College Basketball
 Perhaps the two names atop Athlon Sports’ list of point guards and floor leaders for the 2013-14 season says something about how the year will transpire.Oklahoma State and Arizona State are not likely candidates to have the nation...
David Fox
11 months ago
College Basketball
Earlier this week, Athlon Sports broke down the top 50 coaches in college basketball for 2013-14.This isn’t necessarily the flip side to that, but coaches certainly would rather be on that list than this one. The coaches on this list have...
Mitch Light
11 months ago
College Basketball
The national championship hardware remains in the state of Kentucky, but Athlon Sports’ top coach honors remain in East Lansing.Last season, we ranked Michigan State’s Tom Izzo the No. 1 coach in the country, and we saw little reason to...
David Fox
11 months ago
College Basketball
The Pac-12 is finally starting to pull out of its funk from recent seasons. For a few years, the Pac-12 more closely resembled a mid-major, producing only two NCAA Tournament teams in 2012 and 2010.Perhaps it’s no surprise the league’s...
David Fox
11 months ago
College Basketball
The SEC coaches countdown, much like the league in recent years, is a two-team race.Kentucky’s John Calipari and Florida’s Billy Donovan are the only coaches in the league who have built programs who can challenge for college basketball...
David Fox
11 months ago
College Basketball
For much of the last four seasons, the Mountain West could argue it belongs in the same breath as the power conferences.Indeed, the MWC has produced 16 NCAA Tournament teams in the last four seasons, including five last year, to mach the SEC in...
David Fox
11 months ago
College Basketball
The Big Ten once again has perhaps the deepest bench of coaches in the country.It shouldn’t be surprising, then, then that teams like Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Wisconsin had a hotly contested battle for the regular...
David Fox
12 months ago
College Basketball
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
12 months ago
College Basketball
The Big 12 coach rankings start with Bill Self.That’s the easy part.After that, ranking the Big 12 coaches is a chore. Three of the league’s most accomplished career coaches — Bob Huggins, Rick Barnes and Tubby Smith have more...
David Fox
1 year ago
College Basketball
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
1 year ago
College Basketball
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
1 year ago

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