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This preview and more on LSU and the SEC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.LSU Facts & FiguresLast season: 19-12 (9-9 SEC)Postseason:...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
As the SEC rules college football, the question remains: What happened to this league as a basketball conference?The SEC produced at least five NCAA Tournament teams every season from 1997-2008, but the league matched that only once since then. The...
David Fox
2 years ago
The Mountain West enjoyed the best season in its history in 2012-13. The fun, though, stopped when New Mexico was crowed MWC tournament champion.The Lobos were on the wrong end of an NCAA Tournament upset to 13th-seeded Harvard. If that wasn’...
David Fox
2 years ago
This preview and more on Boise State and the Mountain West are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Boise State Facts & FiguresLast season: 21-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
This preview and more on San Diego State and the Mountain West are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.San Diego State Facts & FiguresLast...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
This preview and more on Villanova and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Villanova Facts & FiguresLast season: 20-14 (10-8...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
This preview and more on Xavier and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Xavier Facts & FiguresLast season: 17-14 (9-7 Atlantic...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
This preview and more on St. John's and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.St. John's Facts & FiguresLast season: 17-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The new Big East has many of the same teams as the old Big East, but the dynamic of the league will be quite different.First, there’s the sheer size. The Big East has slimmed down from 16 teams at its height to a more manageable 10. The...
David Fox
2 years ago
This preview and more on Georgetown and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Georgetown Facts & FiguresLast season: 25-7 (14-4...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Two key announcements turned the fortunes for the Big 12. First, sophomore Marcus Smart elected to return to Oklahoma State even though he could have been a top pick. And just as the Cowboys prepared to be the unquestioned Big 12 favorite, Kansas...
David Fox
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
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
2 years ago
 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
2 years ago
 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
2 years ago
 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
2 years ago
 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
2 years ago
 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
2 years ago

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