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Freshmen Ranked 1-20

by Dan Hanner

Feb 23, 2015 1:03 PM

Checking in on what we know now on the incoming freshmen who were ranked from No. 1 to No. 20 before the season started. Read more »

Tags: Kentucky Wildcats, Kansas Jayhawks, Arizona Wildcats, UCLA Bruins, Duke Blue Devils, Ohio State Buckeyes, NCAA

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Instant Recap Of Duke-UNC; Freshmen Ranked 21-40

by Dan Hanner

Feb 19, 2015 1:14 AM

On an overtime thriller at Cameron Indoor Stadium between the Blue Devils and Tar Heels, as well as the freshmen that entered the season ranked 21-40. Read more »

Tags: Duke Blue Devils, North Carolina Tar Heels, NCAA

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Willie Cauley-Stein And The Two-Way College Basketball Superstar

by Jonathan Tjarks

Feb 12, 2015 12:11 PM

Willie Cauley-Stein is the best player on the best team in the country and heís not going to be a first-team All-American. Thereís lot more that goes into helping your team win basketball games than scoring a lot of points. Read more »

Tags: Willie Cauley-Stein, Frank Kaminsky, Jahlil Okafor, Kentucky Wildcats, Duke Blue Devils, Wisconsin Badgers, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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NCAA Injury Splits, Part 1 (Early February Edition)

by Dan Hanner

It is time once again for our annual injury splits column, showing how various teams have performed with and without key players on the floor. Read more »
College Basketball Reset

by Dan Hanner

On what weíve learned in the first three months of the NCAA season, focusing on the best teams going forward, not on current resumes. Read more »
Conference Play In Full Force

by Dan Hanner

If you didnít appreciate NC Stateís upset of Duke, Virginiaís thrilling road win at Notre Dame, and North Carolinaís last second victory against Louisville, you just donít love basketball. Read more »
Six College Basketball Choices

by Dan Hanner

On how Duke, Kentucky, Michigan, SMU, Ole Miss, Oregon State, South Carolina, Penn State, Colorado State, Wyoming, Dayton and Marquette have begun their seasons. Read more »
Holiday Tournaments Are Underway

by Dan Hanner

On Texas A&M, Iowa, Duke's holiday tournament run, UConn, Florida's loss to Miami, LSU, Oregon, Providence vs. Notre Dame and more. Read more »
10 Thoughts On College Basketball's Opening Weekend

by Dan Hanner

Surprise roster news, rotation patterns, preseason predictions being right/wrong, building chemistry, hype and more as the college basketball season begins. Read more »
College Basketball Preview 14-15: ACC

by Dan Hanner

Duke are their favorites and their season will hinge on the play of Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, while Louisville, North Carolina and Virginia will challenge. Read more »
Will Duke Or Kansas Have A Better Defense In 14-15?

by Dan Hanner

Both teams bring in multiple impact freshmen, but based on the entire roster, Duke has more offensive weapons. The more interesting question is whether Kansas or Duke will have the better defense in 14-15. Read more »
NCAA Top 25 Projections (Post NBA Draft Declaration Deadline)

by Dan Hanner

I explore the stats that make my model more skeptical of Texas, SMU, San Diego St., and Oklahoma, and I show that Syracuse, Ohio St., and UCLA still have plenty of elite high school talent. Read more »
Way Too Early Top 25 Projections

by Dan Hanner

I break out my lineup-based projections model to predict the 2014-15 season. Read more »
All Stars Must Pass

by Jonathan Tjarks

If Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker arenít scoring, they have a hard time impacting the game. While they were eliminated, Julius Randle is in the Sweet 16 thanks to his career-high six assists against Wichita State. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 2

by Dan Hanner

Baylor's late season surge continues, why this year's UCLA team is not last year's UCLA team, and other Day 2 observations. Read more »
Major Conference Tournaments Underway

by Dan Hanner

How good would Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, and Arizona be if their freshmen stuck around? I also check in on some seniors and the first day of the major conference tournaments. Read more »
The Top 100 Recruits After Two Months, Part 1

by Dan Hanner

Wayne Selden, Tyler Ennis, Josh Hart, and a full look at how the Top 100 freshmen have performed to date. Read more »
Feast Week Wrap

by Dan Hanner

By almost any metric, the winner of Feast Week was the ACC. Also, notes on Scott Drew and Baylor, the turkeys of the week, Duke's defense, Harvard Watch and more. Read more »
Final Thoughts On Ranking 351 D1 Teams

by Dan Hanner

Over the past few days, Dan Hanner has presented his updated projection model, his season projections on ESPN Insider, Q&A's with Eamonn Brennon and John Templon, along with replying to questions on Twitter. Here are a few additional thoughts that didn't make the cut. Read more »
Welcome Back, Part 2

by Dan Hanner

Returning minutes are sometimes deceiving. Thatís because a number of teams will welcome back players who missed all or nearly all of last season. Letís take a look at some of those players such as Andre Dawkins, Anthony Brown, Malcolm Brogdon and Drew Crawford. Read more »