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Notes On 2013 ACC-Big Ten Challenge

by Cameron Schott

Dec 7, 2013 2:15 PM

Although there wasnít a conference crowned the champion of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge because of a tied 6-6 outcome, plenty of story lines and questions emerged from the event. We take a glance into some intriguing aspects seen in the challenge. Read more »

Tags: Michigan Wolverines, North Carolina Tar Heels, Illinois Fighting Illini, Duke Blue Devils, Syracuse Orange, Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten Conference, NCAA

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Changing Pace With Conference Realignment

by Dan Hanner

Sep 19, 2013 12:22 PM

When it comes to pace-of-play, a teamís head coach is critical. In this edition, we look at the pace of play for each team in all of the major conferences. Read more »

Tags: North Carolina Tar Heels, Iowa Hawkeyes, Minnesota Gophers, Washington Huskies, USC Trojans, Syracuse Orange, Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten Conference, Big 12 Conference, American Athletic Conference, Pacific-12 Conference, Southeastern Conference, Big East Conference, NCAA

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Major Conference Tournaments Day 3

by Dan Hanner

Mar 15, 2013 2:37 AM

From Chaz Williams to Pierre Jackson to Jarred DuBois, several players made their mark on Thursday. Read more »

Tags: Pierre Jackson, Jarred DuBois, Chaz Williams, Charlotte 49ers, Richmond Spiders, Saint Joseph's Hawks, Baylor Bears, Iowa State Cyclones, Minnesota Gophers, Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten Conference, Big 12 Conference, American Athletic Conference, Pacific-12 Conference, Southeastern Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference, NCAA

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Alex Len Working To Emulate Fire Of Kevin Garnett

by Shams Charania

Maryland's Alex Len promises to evolve as the year wears on, and he has tools that simply donít come natural for seven-footers these days: A soft 14-to-18-foot touch, being a willing post player, running the floor smoothly and, mostly, there is no teaching this size and length. Read more »
Comparing The Conferences

by Dan Hanner

The Pac-12 has been suffering through a long dark period. The Big Ten has been dominant (at least in the pre-conference schedule) for the last few years. Should we expect a change this year? Is the Pac-12ís slump over? Is the Big Tenís boom about to come to an end? Read more »
Unconventional Thinking On Michigan, Duke

by Dan Hanner

In beta-testing a new predictions model, we look at whether Michigan is still a top 25 team and if Duke should be considered the favorite of the ACC. Read more »
The Cautionary Tale Of Harrison Barnes

by Jonathan Tjarks

All the extra exposure Harrison Barnes has received has only served to magnify his flaws as a player, and thereís a very good chance he will end up regretting his decision to return to school for his sophomore season. Read more »
Major Conference Tournaments Day 4

by Dan Hanner

Baylor broke through, Michigan and Tennessee had huge game tying 3's, but the true action on Friday took place in the A10. Read more »
Rivalry Week Musings And More Conference Shuffling

by Dan Hanner

Breaking down Duke/North Carolina, Syracuse/Georgetown, Kansas/Baylor and Florida/Kentucky, along with which conferences are improving with the new round of shuffling. Read more »
Murray St., Surprise Leader Of The A-10, Tray Woodall And Assane Sene

by Dan Hanner

John Calipari paved the way for a non-BCS conference to receive a No. 1 seed in the tournament while with Memphis, but here's why Murray State doesn't have the same juice. Read more »
The Reinforcements For Duke's Backcourt

by Tony Hohlastos

Austin Rivers and Quinn Cook will go a long ways in replacing Nolan Smith and Kyrie Irving, but it could be holdovers Seth Curry, Andre Dawkins and Tyler Thornton that allows Duke to transition into a new era of guard play. Read more »
How Schedule Expansion Impacts Making The Tournament

by Dan Hanner

Utah, Colorado and Nebraska will join new conference and impact the schedule length. Do the odds of making the NCAA tournament increase or fall with an 18 game schedule? Read more »
Draft Report: Kyrie Irving Of Duke

by Christopher Reina

For a supposed sure thing, we didnít get to see much of Kyrie Irving as a freshman at Duke. Read more »
Surprises And Flops, Part 2

by Dan Hanner

Examining the surprises and flops this season in the Big East, ACC, Big 12 and Atlantic-10. Read more »
Contrasting Roy Williams And Bo Ryan; More On Josh Selby

by Dan Hanner

In college basketball, the 'real' general manager is the head coach. Roy Williams and Bo Ryan recruit and develop their players by different formulas, but they both build consistent winners. Read more »
Conference Rankings (End Of Jan. Edition)

by Christopher Reina

As we have commonly seen in recent seasons, the Big East has been the deepest conference in the country. Read more »