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By Ken DavisThe fall signing period in college basketball gives us a glimpse into the future.Our first conclusion: Kentucky isn’t going away any time soon. No big surprise there. According to the ESPN.com and the Rivals.com rankings, it...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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The college basketball season is already one week old. Here are some thoughts on the young campaign.                   • Seton Hall will be a much better team if shooting guard...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports: Are you surprised that after all you have accomplished, people still seem to undervalue your program and assign specific characteristics to it? Jamie Dixon: We were picked No. 1 in the Big East and No. 4 in the country, so it’...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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Aside from my alma mater's dreadful performance in a home exhibition game against Indianapolis, it was an absolute pleasure to wake up and peruse some college hoops box scores this morning. Certainly, the Rhode Island-Pitt game was the...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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By Ken DavisWake up people. A new college basketball season is upon us.This is what you’ve been waiting for since Gordon Hayward’s desperation heave barely missed at the buzzer and Duke won the national championship at Lucas Oil Stadium...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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By Mitchell LightWhich teams from a Big Six conference that did not make the NCAA Tournament last season are most likely to make it this season?Well, North Carolina is the first team that comes to mind. With another strong recruiting class, led by...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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For three years, I have been a member of the Big Chief Challenge — a fantasy college basketball league that will test the will and knowledge of any true NCAA Hoops junkie.It is a 20-team league in which only the power conferences are used....
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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Brad Stevens orchestrated one of the most compelling NCAA Tournament runs in college basketball history last spring — just 10 years after quitting the business world to accept a volunteer coaching position at Butler. Stevens, 34, had his...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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We continue our look at some potential surprise teams in college basketball in 2010-11. Today, it’s the Pac-10, which is hoping to rebound after a dreadful season, and the Big Ten, which figures to be the strongest league in the nation.PAC-10...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Roy Williams warned us. Told us before last season his Tar Heels weren’t top-five material. Probably didn’t deserve the top 10, either. But did we listen? Nope. It’s hard to pay close attention when coaches poor-mouth their teams...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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We continue our look at some potential surprise teams in college basketball in 2010-11. Today, the focus is on the SEC and Big East.SEC Georgia Bulldogs When everyone is tabbing you as a surprise team, can you really be that big of a surprise? Who...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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The Purdue Boilermakers, one of Athlon Sports 2010-2011 predicted Final Four teams, took a major shot to the jugular this weekend. For the second time in two years, do-everything forward, wing Robbie Hummel has torn his ACL and will miss the entire...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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Let’s bounce around the college hoops landscape and look at some potential surprise teams in 2010-11. Today, I’ll focus on the ACC and Big 12. Tomorrow, we’ll hit the SEC and Big East. ACC Miami Hurricanes The Hurricanes were an...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Today, Oct. 14, would have been John Wooden's 100th birthday. The UCLA coaching icon was a 10-time national title winner. But to me, he represented more than basketball; Coach Wooden was one of America's wisest men and most respected elders...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
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ACC (6) Duke (National champ) North Carolina (Sweet 16) Virginia Tech (Two & Out) NC State (Two & Out) Florida State (One & Done) Maryland  (One & Done) America East (1) Stony Brook (One & Done) Atlantic 10 (4) Temple (...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Paul Carter, F, Minnesota to Illinois-Chicago Solid role player in his two years with the Gophers, averaging 5.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in 63 games. Transferred to Illinois-Chicago to be near his sister, who is undergoing cancer treatments. Malik...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Mick Cronin, Cincinnati He inherited a tough situation, but the numbers aren’t good for Cronin, a UC alum and former Bearcat assistant in the Bob Huggins era. In four seasons, UC is 25–45 in the Big East without an NCAA Tournament...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Tad Boyle, Colorado Boyle’s four-year run at Northern Colorado culminated with a 25–8 record in 2009-10 that featured a 12–4 mark in the Big Sky. UNC joined the Big Sky in ’06-07, Boyle’s first season, and improved its...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Perception is reality. Over the last 10 years, these eight are the nation’s biggest ... OVERACHIEVERS Boston College The Data: Boston College’s record over the past 10 years might surprise even the most knowledgeable college...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Wizard of WisdomJohn Wooden left this Earthly plane on Friday, June 4, but the 99-year-old, 10-time national title winning former UCLA coach transcended the world of sports long ago.A combination of the honest Abe Lincoln of hoops and the Dalai...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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By Ken Davis Athlon Sports ContributorThe NCAA Tournament always arrives with the promise of surprises. Some come in the form of upsets on the court. Others develop into stories behind the scenes. The 2010 version has yet to begin and already there...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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March 12, 2010 BracketMitch Light has updated his projected March Madness bracket all week. Here's his Friday version, which is the final edition before Selection Sunday. Make sure to sign up for the Athlon Sports Bracket Breakdown game.Notes:...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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Teams of the WeekSouth Carolina — The Gamecocks became the first team since November 2007 to beat Alabama in a regular-season game. And the 35–21 victory was not a fluke: South Carolina, at least for one day, was the better team....
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports: When you guys leave Purdue, you could be the all-time winningest class and all be in the top 10 in scoring. Do you think about your legacy at all? You really came in and re-energized the program.JaJuan Johnson: I think about it, just...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
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Duke claimed its fourth national title — all of which have come under coach Mike Krzyzewski — with a thrilling 61–59 victory over Butler on Monday night. But it did not come as easily as many were predicting prior to tip-off in...
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