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By Ken Davis The online message boards focusing on North Carolina basketball became very active Friday when news broke that point guard Larry Drew had walked away from the Tar Heels without explanation. “Quitter. Loser. Crybaby.” Strong...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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ACC (5) In: Boston College, Duke, Florida State, North Carolina, Virginia Tech Worth a Mention: Clemson, Maryland, Miami Notes: No change in the ACC this week. Virginia boosted its profile with a win Wednesday night at NC State. The Hokies...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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1. What team had the best weekend in college basketball? Mitch Light: I’ll go with St. John’s, which beat Duke with surprising ease at Madison Square Garden. It was obviously a big win for the '10-11 Red Storm, who are looking for wins to...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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By Ken Davis I can’t get these words out of my head. Louisville coach Rick Pitino actually told me this during an interview in early September: “We know we’re rebuilding somewhat, and I think when you’re at this level, you hope it’s rebuilding...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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ACC (5) In: Boston College, Duke, Florida State, North Carolina, Virginia Tech Worth a Mention: Maryland, Miami Notes: Miami lost a great opportunity on Wednesday night, losing at home to North Carolina. Virginia Tech’s resume took a hit...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Athlon editors Braden Gall and Mitch Light have resurrected Inside The Paint: Athlon Sports College Basketball weekly podcast. Listen to Inside The Paint: 01.26.11 Every week, the guys break down the latest and greatest from around the world...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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1. Which team had the most impressive win of the weekend? Nathan Rush: Texas’ unbelievable come-from-behind win at Kansas was easily the biggest victory of the weekend. The Longhorns ended the Jayhawks’ 69-game home winning streak...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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By Ken DavisThe puppies are growing up.We’re talking about the freshmen at Connecticut. And, when you consider all the ramifications, it might be one of the biggest stories of the college basketball season.Everything UConn does offensively still...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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 ACC (6)In: Boston College, Duke, Florida State, Miami, North Carolina, Virginia TechWorth a Mention: MarylandNotes: It was a great eight-day period for Florida State, with home wins over Duke and NC State and a road win at Miami. This little...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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1. What team has been the biggest surprise this season?Braden Gall: The Texas A&M Aggies. We knew the coach was good. We knew they would play hard. But A&M lost its top three scorers and its top rebounder from last season and is sitting at...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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By Ken DavisDuring those crazy summer days of 2010, realignment rumors threatened to blow up the Big 12 as we know it. In the end, the Texas Longhorns put an end to that speculation by sticking with the membership and keeping the league together...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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1. It’s obviously early, but which team really needs a big win this weekend?Mitch Light: I’ll go with Wisconsin, which hosts Illinois. The Badgers let what would have been a great win on the road slip away in East Lansing on Tuesday...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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Conference play is in full swing, and there are huge games just about every night. Here are some thoughts on what is going on in the college basketball world.• How much longer will the Georgia Tech faithful put up with the poor product that...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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By Ken DavisSaturday was one of those upsetting days in college basketball — at least upsetting for ranked teams. Not sure if you were counting, but seven ranked teams lost to unranked teams.Based on those results, it seems safe to predict...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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With one month of the college season in the books, it is time to start looking ahead to the NBA draft. I will be taking a conference-by-conference look at the top prospects in college basketball.The rankings will be updated throughout the season.1...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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By Ken DavisBy the time conference tournaments roll around, players will know the statistics and the tendencies of almost every other player in their own conference. But nonconference games are full of surprises, especially when national powers...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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There were a handful of conference games in December, but the New Year represents the unofficial start to league play in college basketball. Here is a look at the teams we picked to win each of the Big Six conferences in our preseason magazine and...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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1. How convinced are you that Tom Crean will return Indiana to national prominence in the next few seasons. Mitch Light: The Hoosiers have been a disappointment this season, especially of late, but I’m still on the Tom Crean bandwagon. His...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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By Ken DavisHard to believe, but it’s time to begin conference play. At the start of today, we have eight undefeated teams remaining. That’s impressive. Here’s a quick look at the teams that have achieved perfection to this point...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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1. Should Tennessee, a team with wins over Pitt and Villanova but losses to Oakland, Charlotte and USC, be ranked in the top 25?Mitch Light: Tennessee is one of the most interesting teams in the nation. What other team has two wins that good? But...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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With a dozen or so games in the books, the college fantasy basketball world has rounded into form. With a scoring system based on total points, meaning all statistics count as one point. Points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks all count as +1...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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By Ken DavisThings get a little slow in college basketball at this time of year. The holidays are upon us and semester exams are wrapping up for most of the “student-athletes” — to borrow a popular term used by the NCAA during...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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With first semester grades being posted throughout the land, some college basketball programs are about to get a nice present for the holiday season. This select group of talented transfers (or players coming off a suspension) should have a...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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1. Which team not in the AP top 10 has the best win this season?Mitch Light: You could argue that Oakland’s win at Tennessee is the best for a non-top 10 team, but that really isn’t in the spirit of the question. I’ll go with...
Mitch Light
3 years ago
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The recruiting services do an excellent job evaluating high school talent. But there will always be some players who far exceed expectations and there will be players who fail to live up to the hype. The 2010-11 season is still very young, but I...
Mitch Light
3 years ago

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