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Sweet 16 Preview and Picks: Michigan Wolverines vs. Tennessee Volunteers

Michigan, Tennessee made key adjustments to reach Tourney's second weekend
Sweet 16 Preview and Picks: Michigan Wolverines vs. Tennessee Volunteers

Transformation is one of the key words for both Michigan and Tennessee as they reached the Sweet 16.

The top players for both teams have transformed themselves from last season. Michigan's Nik Stauskas added muscle to make him much more than a spot-up jump shooter. Meanwhile, Tennessee’s Jarnell Stokes lost 10 pounds to become a more mobile and versatile big man.

But beyond individuals, both teams had to transform through the course of the season.

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Grading the notable new college basketball coaches for 2013-14

As the coaching carousel comes to a close, we grade new faces at UCLA, USC, Minnesota and more
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Coaching turnover in college basketball appears to be as tame as ever.

With 39 coaching changes so far, the 2013-14 coaching carousel is poised to be the most inactive since in four years. In each of the last three seasons, at least 50 Division I programs changed coaches.

2016 NCAA Tournament Sunday Second Round Preview and Predictions

Elgin Cook and the Ducks look to ride their No. 1 seed and impressive opening game showing to the Sweet 16
2016 NCAA Tournament Sunday Second Round Preview and Predictions

Unlike Thursday, Friday’s NCAA Tournament matchups featured plenty of upsets and great finishes. Sunday should offer more of the same as there are some Cinderella teams looking for their Sweet 16 glass slipper.

 

Here's a breakdown of the games on Sunday that will determine the rest of the Sweet 16 participants.

Wisconsin's Bo Ryan Will Retire After 2015 Season

The Badgers' basketball coach will step down after this season after continuous success.

As arguably one of the nation’s top college basketball coaches, Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan announced that he would retire after this upcoming season. Ryan has been the team’s head coach since 2001, amassing a 357-125 overall record over that time. He has led his team to the NCAA Tournament every year, highlighted by two straight Final Four appearances. Thus, he hopes to continue his success in his 15th and final season as head coach.

 

College Basketball 2014-15: Big Ten Predictions and Awards

Bo Ryan, Wisconsin clear favorite in conference in transition
College Basketball 2014-15: Big Ten Predictions and Awards

Arguably, the Big Ten has been at the top of the pile in college basketball for the last four seasons.

 

That may come as a surprise for a league hasn’t produced a national champion since Michigan State in 2000.

 

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