Re-Ranking The Teams in The Champion’s Classic

Embed from Getty Images While many programs started their seasons yesterday against ranked teams or conference foes, no games were bigger than the Champion’s Classic. The four best teams in the country battled in New York at Madison Square Garden giving tremendous drama on opening night. Each of these teams have the potential to pull […]

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2019 Champion’s Classic Preview

Embed from Getty Images The 2019 college basketball season is finally here and ready to get off to an exciting start on the opening night. Assured to be the two most important games of the evening, the Champion’s Classic has provided (very) early looks into the potential of blue blood teams to reach the national […]

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2019 Big East Conference Preview

Embed from Getty Images A model of consistency in the conference, Villanova has been the unquestioned and best team in the Big East over the last 6 years. Jay Wright’s team has won 5 regular season titles, 4 conference tournament titles and 2 national titles, during that span. However, another strong crop of teams are […]

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ACC Basketball: 2019 Conference Preview

Embed from Getty Images The ACC has been the most complete conference in college basketball for some time now. Over the last 15 years, 7 teams have brought home national championship banners. Last season, Virginia secured their first title in program history and became the fifth team in the league to cut down the nets. […]

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2019 Pac-12 Conference Preview: Can Its Reputation Be Restored?

Embed from Getty Images 2018 was not a kind year to the Pac-12 conference. Teams lacked consistency and failed to live up to lofty preseason expectations. However, 2019 projects to be a different story. The conference has reloaded on elite-level talent restoring excitement and high expectations for many programs. Strong Offseason Pushes the Ducks and […]

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Georgetown Basketball: Best Backcourt in 25 years

Embed from Getty Images After finishing 8th or lower in conference play the last 4 years, 3rd in 2018 was monumental improvement for Georgetown. Nearing the tournament bubble, Patrick Ewing will look to build upon last season’s momentum to contend for the conference title. The turn around is largely attributed to talented freshman PGs James […]

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2019 Big Ten Conference Preview

Embed from Getty Images The Big Ten was the most contested Power 5 conference last season. Five teams finished within 3 games of co-champions Michigan State and Purdue and 8 earned selections to the NCAA Tournament. The conference also played through the toughest strength of schedule in the nation. How likely is the conference to […]

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Will Nebraska Basketball Find Success Under Fred Hoiberg?

Embed from Getty Images His stint in the NBA didn’t last long, but Fred Hoiberg’s return to the collegiate level is highly anticipated. Hired on as Nebraska’s head coach, the Huskers are hoping their program returns to its peak in the early 90s. Under former head coach Danny Nee, the team reached four-straight NCAA tournament […]

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Miami Basketball: Chris Lykes Ready For a Breakout Season

Embed from Getty Images What’s Lykes Game? Chris Lykes, Miami’s starting point guard, is a dynamic scoring option for head coach Jim Larranaga. At 16.2 PPG, the Junior averaged a single point shy of breaking into college basketball’s top-100. However, his height plays a role in which scoring opportunities he can take advantage of. At […]

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