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College Basketball 2014-15: Utah Utes Team Preview

Delon Wright leads a potential breakout season in Salt Lake City
College Basketball 2014-15: Utah Utes Team Preview

Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak is not interested in celebrating any checkpoints or milestones in his rebuilding of the program. The Utes clearly are making progress as Krystkowiak enters his fourth season, but he’s not declaring the project ahead of schedule. 

 

13 College Basketball Coaches on the Rise for 2014-15

This baker's dozen are poised for big seasons and promising careers
13 College Basketball Coaches on the Rise for 2014-15

This season’s coaching carousel was a strange one. Names like Bruce Pearl, Kelvin Sampson, Buzz Williams and Ernie Kent took jobs at Auburn, Houston, Virginia Tech and Washington State.

Jobs like that are usually reserved for coaches making their first moves into major conference. This year, though, they were for two coaches able to return to college coaching after NCAA issues, one looking for a change of scenery and the last one looking to get back into the game.

12 College Basketball Teams on the Rise for 2014-15

Mike Anderson, Arkansas among teams looking to take a leap next season
12 College Basketball Teams on the Rise for 2014-15

No program last season was more ascendant than UConn, even if the Huskies didn’t look the part until the final six games of the season.

The Huskies were banned from the NCAA Tournament in 2013 due to low APR scores. They came back to go 12-6 in the American, a solid if unspectacular performance by UConn standards.

Then came the Shabazz Show as Napier led UConn to one of the most unlikely national championships since the Tournament field expanded.

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