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Treveon Graham
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 19 VCU continues to be one of the most consistent programs outside of a major conference...
Athlon Sports
1 week ago
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Nik Stauskas
The list of star players not present in East Lansing was staggering Saturday: Branden Dawson, Mitch McGary and Adreian Payne all were out for two teams that have been the walking wounded for most of the season.Spartans point guard Keith Appling...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Shaka Smart
The Atlantic 10 was one of the biggest losers in conference realignment. Losing Xavier, Temple and Butler robbed the league of three of its most high-profile and well-respected programs.The A-10 may not have the stature it once did, but not all is...
David Fox
9 months ago
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This preview and more on VCU and the Atlantic 10 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 18 VCU Facts & FiguresLast season: 27-9 (12-4...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
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The top two coaches from last year’s list of college coaches under 40 remain our top two here.That’s fitting because Brad Stevens and Shaka Smart show no signs of going anywhere.The two 30-something coaches have stuck with Butler and...
David Fox
1 year ago
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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
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The NBA’s early entry draft deadline has come and gone, creating enough movement to make us re-evaluate our early rankings for 2013-14. Chief among them, we re-visited Oklahoma State after the Cowboys returned point guard Marcus Smart....
David Fox
1 year ago
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The Bluegrass State could be on its way to becoming the basketball version of Alabama. The football championship hasn’t left the state of Alabama four years, with the Crimson Tide winning the BCS in 2009, 2011 and 2012 and Auburn winning in...
David Fox
1 year ago
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After 52 NCAA Tournament games since Tuesday, the field is down to 16. And what a wild week it was. When the next weekend starts, the players from Gonzaga -- and New Mexico and Georgetown and VCU and more -- will want what Florida Gulf Coast...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The NCAA Tournament has moved into the weekend where tickets to the Sweet 16 will be punched. Now that we’re into the Saturday slate of games, hopefully you don't have to sneak away from work to catch the action. Here’s everything you need to...
David Fox
1 year ago
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SOUTH North Texas COMPLETE REGION PREVIEWS East | Midwest | West Top Two (1) Kansas Jayhawks (29–5, 14–4 Big 12) After losing three straight games to start February, the Jayhawks won 10 of their next 11 contests to cap their regular...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
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March Madness is just getting started as the college basketball season shifts to the conference tournaments. Titles will be won, NCAA Tournament spots will be clinched or lost all over the country. Here’s what to watch in the Atlantic 10....
David Fox
1 year ago
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Welcome to March. College basketball’s best month has arrived, and, boy, did it deliver immediate dividends. The first full slate of games in March brought a classic individual performance — one for the ages, Mike Krzyzewski called it — and...
David Fox
1 year ago
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These days, it takes a special effort to defeat Syracuse or Colorado State on their home courts. The Orange and the Rams have owned their arenas, with home winning streaks of 38 and 27 games, respectively. Both of those streaks ended Saturday...
David Fox
1 year ago
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This much is certain: The team returning to the mainland as the Battle 4 Atlantis champion will have earned it. The best early season tournament includes eight teams that reached the postseason a year ago. Five of the eight teams in the...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Athlon Sports continues its countdown to the start of the 2012-13 basketball season, which begins with the first games on Nov. 9, with a countdown of the nation’s top conferences. We will release one conference preview each day, counting down to...
David Fox
1 year ago
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With Midnight Madness less than two months away, our look at some of the biggest questions in college basketball for 2012-13 continues into its second week. Like the NCAA Tournament, we’re taking on 17 questions in each of our four regions of...
David Fox
2 years ago
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Through the last two weeks, Athlon Sports ranked each coach in the ACC, Atlantic 10, Big 12, Big East, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC along with the top 20 coaches from outside those seven conferences.   The rankings presented a difficult...
David Fox
2 years ago
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What would recent Final Fours be without Butler and VCU? And how boring would college football be without coaches like Lane Kiffin and Pat Fitzgerald. There’s an intriguing youth movement afoot in college sports where Butler’s Brad Stevens and...
David Fox
2 years ago
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One of the unfortunate truths of the latest wave of conference realignment is the overwhelming focus on football. As a result, basketball and other sports have been of secondary concern in some circles. In others, such as at Butler and VCU and...
David Fox
2 years ago
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2012 NCAA Tournament SOUTH REGION Atlanta Top Two – Kentucky (1), Duke (2) The Kentucky Wildcats (32–2, 16–0 SEC) enter the Big Dance as the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, despite suffering their second loss of the season to...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago