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College Basketball Preview 14-15: American Athletic Conference

by Dan Hanner

Sep 1, 2014 11:14 PM

SMU and UConn are the co-favorites to win the American Conference, with Memphis, Tulsa and Cincinnati hoping to reach the Big Dance. Read more »

Tags: Connecticut Huskies, Cincinnati Bearcats, Houston Cougars, Memphis Tigers, South Florida Bulls, East Carolina Pirates, Tulane Green Wave, Temple Owls, Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Southern Methodist Mustangs, UCF Knights, American Athletic Conference, NCAA

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College Basketball Greatness Is Always Fleeting

by Dan Hanner

Jun 3, 2014 6:49 PM

In the major conferences, no team has improved more than three years in a row right now. Iowa St., Oklahoma, Houston, Wake Forest, and Virginia have all made improvements for three straight years. Read more »

Tags: Cincinnati Bearcats, North Carolina Central Eagles, Fordham Rams, Iowa State Cyclones, NCAA

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Way Too Early Top 25 Projections

by Dan Hanner

Apr 7, 2014 12:54 AM

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

Tags: Montrezl Harrell, Arizona Wildcats, Kansas Jayhawks, Duke Blue Devils, Wisconsin Badgers, Florida Gators, Michigan Wolverines, Kentucky Wildcats, North Carolina Tar Heels, Connecticut Huskies, Virginia Cavaliers, Villanova Wildcats, Wichita State Shockers, VCU Rams, Louisville Cardinals, Syracuse Orange, Ohio State Buckeyes, Southern Methodist Mustangs, Colorado Buffaloes, Baylor Bears, Texas Longhorns, Maryland Terrapins, Iowa Hawkeyes, UCLA Bruins, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Utah Utes, Iowa State Cyclones, Oregon Ducks, San Diego State Aztecs, Stanford Cardinal, Dayton Flyers, Michigan State Spartans, Pittsburgh Panthers, Georgetown Hoyas, Seton Hall Pirates, UNLV Runnin' Rebels, LSU Tigers, Memphis Tigers, Tennessee Volunteers, Illinois Fighting Illini, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Cincinnati Bearcats, NCAA

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NCAA Tournament Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Aaron Craft, NC State's missed FTs, the irony of Cameron Ridley, and important facts like the worst graphic of the day. 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 »
American Conference Basketball Early Projection

by Dan Hanner

Why Temple and Cincinnati might be worse than some experts think, and why Rutgers could have a competitive starting lineup if everything works out right. Read more »
Slim Margins

by Dan Hanner

On Butler/Gonzaga, winning the right way, quantity leading to quality, quality leading to quality, Syracuse, Cincinnati, Rutgers and more. Read more »
Mike Krzyzewski Owns November

by Dan Hanner

Duke may not be #1 in the polls, but in terms of accomplishments, no one has more quality wins than the Blue Devils at this point. They’ve beaten two preseason Top-5 teams and two more probable tournament teams. Read more »
Will The Madness Continue Into Sweet 16?

by Jonathan Tjarks

The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament was one of the most unpredictable in recent memory. Now, with the second weekend set to tip-off, the Madness may have only just begun. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 2

by Dan Hanner

A running diary of a historic day in the NCAA tournament. Read more »
Initial Bracket Thoughts

by Dan Hanner

A few preliminary thoughts on matchups and which teams will advance deep in the tournament. Read more »
The Many Facets & Unpredictability Of March Madness

by Jonathan Tjarks

While personnel determine scheme in the NBA, college basketball coaches recruit players that fit their schemes. Read more »
Major Conference Tournaments Day 1: The Big East Tip-Off

by Dan Hanner

How much the Big East Tournament means to Jim Calhoun, plus game-by-game commentaries of the first round action from Madison Square Garden. Read more »
Recruiting And Player Development, 2012 Edition

by Dan Hanner

The best way to examine the value of specific college coaches is to examine how well they recruit and subsequently develop their talent. Let's examine the top 49 coaches from the Power 6 conferences. Read more »
Understanding Breakout Players

by Dan Hanner

Thomas Robinson, J'Covan Brown, Meyers Leonard, Jamaal Franklin and Trae Golden are amongst the Top-20 Breakout Players in college basketball. Read more »
YACB Column, Jan. 30th (On The Weaknesses Of The Top-25 & More)

by Dan Hanner

Many have called this a down year for college basketball and though that argument can be made about elite teams, there are still plenty of reasons why it's a fallacy. Read more »
More Injury Splits - Cincinnati And South Florida's Resurgence

by Dan Hanner

How the returns of Khris Middleton, Festus Ezili, Jawanza Poland, and the Xavier-Cincinnati brawl have changed the course of the season. Read more »
Conference Play Means Scouting Reports

by Dan Hanner

On the first full weekend of conference play, there were 35 match-ups between BCS conference teams, which means the team that takes their information and executes better usually wins. Read more »
BCS Basketball Power Poll January 2012

by Dan Hanner

Separating the BCS schools into tiers named after John Wooden, Dean Smith, Gene Keady, Rollie Massimino, John Chaney, Kelvin Sampson, Tim Welsh, Pat Knight and Sidney Lowe, how does everyone stand? Read more »
Colleges On NBA Rosters

by Dan Hanner

Duke, Kentucky, UCLA, Texas, Kansas, North Carolina, UConn, Florida and Arizona each begin the 11-12 NBA season with 10 or more players on NBA rosters. Read more »