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Daily March Madness Tracker: Kentucky, Virginia fall off the bubble

Road losses have the Wildcats and Cavaliers on the outside looking in before huge weekend
<p> Road losses have Kentucky and Virgnia on the outside looking in before huge college basketball weekend</p>

Now that the calendar has turned to March, fans of bubble teams may be refreshing web sites of their favorite bracketologists.

NCAA Tournament Report Card: Kentucky in or out?

Tuesday's win over Ole Miss boosts Wildcats' resume
<p> After a convincing win over Ole Miss, Kentucky has improved its NCAA Tournament stock. Here's where the Wildcats stand now, and what they can look forward to down the road.</p>
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Throughout the final months of the college basketball season, Athlon Sports will take a quick snapshot of key movers in the potential NCAA field. Who's moving up? Who's moving down? Who's on the bubble and who's off? What can we expect in the coming days from these teams.

College Basketball Midseason Report: Surprises and disappointments

We're halfway to the Final Four, so it's time to look at the surprises and disappointments so far
<p> Minnesota and Illinois have added to the depth of the Big Ten, while Kentucky's slump has us skeptical about the SEC.</p>

The college basketball season is rolling along as we’ve reached the halfway point to the Final Four.

5 Amazing College Basketball Stats of the Week: Dec. 24-31

Athlon starts your college basketball week with key stats from the hardcourt.
<p> 5 Amazing College Basketball Stats of the Week: Dec. 24-Dec. 31</p>

With 347 Division I teams, following college basketball can be overwhelming. Let Athlon Sports start your college hoops week each Monday with a look at some of the most intriguing, most important and most interesting stats from around the sport:

College Basketball Preview: Kentucky at Louisville

Both the Cardinals and Wildcats looking for a statement win in the Athlon Game of the Week
<p> College Basketball Game of the Week: Kentucky at Louisville</p>
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The stakes aren’t quite as high the last time Kentucky and Louisville met, but -- hey, who are we kidding -- the stakes are always high in this series.

College Basketball's Early Season Conference Review: SEC

College basketball league play is nearing. Here is where the SEC stands so far.
<p> Kentucky is mortal after all, allowing Florida and Missouri to challenge for SEC dominance.</p>

The final two undefeated SEC teams watched their unblemished records fall during their trips out West. Florida lost 65-64 to Arizona while LSU lost 89-70 at Boise State.

Despite the loss, the Gators, who led until the final seconds, appear to be the class of the conference. Unfortunately for the SEC, standing out is not hard to do. Beyond the top four or five teams, the SEC may struggle to fill postseason spots.

College Basketball: John Calipari's Top 20 All-Time Freshmen

From UMass to Kentucky, no one has coached freshmen quite like Cal
<p> College basketball: John Calipari's top 20 freshmen</p>

Even since his first season as a college head coach at UMass, John Calipari has thrived with freshmen. That season in 1988-89, Calipari had a rookie Jim McCoy, who averaged 19.8 points per game.

That freshman and that team didn’t resemble the recruiting empire Calipari built at Memphis and Kentucky where a glut of talented freshmen sign with Cal, win a ton of college games in one year and then go on to be NBA Draft picks.