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Conference snapshots
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
1 year ago
Conference snapshots
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
1 year ago
Conference snapshots
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
1 year 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
1 year ago
Conference snapshots
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
1 year ago
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The American Athletic Conference doesn’t have a logo or a site for its conference tournament. But it does have the defending national champion and clear top team for 2013-14. In its first and final season in the American Athletic Conference,...
David Fox
1 year ago
Conference snapshots
In 2013-14, Kentucky will try to pull off a rare college basketball feat by going from national champion to NIT, then back to national champion. As our league-by-league snapshots continue into the SEC, we take a look at the teams who might make...
David Fox
1 year ago
Conference snapshots
The college basketball calendar is getting moved up with Midnight Madness shifting from mid-October into September. The look ahead to the 2013-14 season has also been moved up as Athlon starts to take stock for the upcoming year in college...
David Fox
1 year ago