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Sweet Sixteen Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Mar 27, 2015 1:28 AM

Thoughts on the Sweet Sixteen, particularly two great games out west that set up a fantastic regional final. Read more »

Tags: Matt Stainbrook, Dee Davis, T.J. McConnell, Zak Showalter, North Carolina Tar Heels, Xavier Musketeers, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, West Virginia Mountaineers, Wisconsin Badgers, Wichita State Shockers, Arizona Wildcats, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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NCAA Tournament Day 3

by Dan Hanner

Mar 22, 2015 2:38 AM

Breaking down the third day of the NCAA tournament and asking a key question: Is Arizona better off with Stanley Johnson on the bench? Read more »

Tags: Jerian Grant, North Carolina Tar Heels, Xavier Musketeers, North Carolina State Wolfpack, Cincinnati Bearcats, Georgetown Hoyas, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Villanova Wildcats, Ohio State Buckeyes, Georgia State Panthers, Butler Bulldogs, Utah Utes, Arizona Wildcats, UCLA Bruins, Arkansas Razorbacks, Kentucky Wildcats, UAB Blazers, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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NCAA Tournament Day 1

by Dan Hanner

Mar 20, 2015 1:37 AM

Looking back at the day with more close games than any day in the history of the NCAA tournament. Read more »

Tags: R.J. Hunter, North Carolina Tar Heels, Xavier Musketeers, North Carolina State Wolfpack, Iowa State Cyclones, Texas Longhorns, Cincinnati Bearcats, Georgetown Hoyas, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Villanova Wildcats, Ohio State Buckeyes, Purdue Boilermakers, Georgia State Panthers, VCU Rams, Butler Bulldogs, Harvard Crimson, Utah Utes, Arizona Wildcats, UCLA Bruins, Arkansas Razorbacks, Kentucky Wildcats, LSU Tigers, Wofford Terriers, UAB Blazers, NCAA Tournament, NCAA

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Final Stats And Bracket Picks

by Dan Hanner

Going through the hot, warm, cool and cold teams entering the tournament and then we preview and predict each region. Read more »
Conference Play In Full Force

by Dan Hanner

If you didn’t appreciate NC State’s upset of Duke, Virginia’s thrilling road win at Notre Dame, and North Carolina’s last second victory against Louisville, you just don’t love basketball. 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 »
Should We Ignore The Components Of Defense That Teams Can't Control?

by Dan Hanner

college basketball analysts should be thinking of this a bit like Batting Average on Balls in Play in baseball. If a team is way too high or way too low in free throw defense or three point percentage defense, that probably is a bit about luck. Both within seasons and between seasons, we shouldn’t necessarily expect that component of defensive performance to persist. Read more »
College Basketball Injury Splits Part 1

by Dan Hanner

How has Notre Dame performed without Jerian Grant? How has Georgetown done without Joshua Smith? How did Ole Miss fare without Marshall Henderson? 32 injury splits in one column! Read more »
Do Freshmen-Filled Teams Get Better In-Season?

by Dan Hanner

Is Colorado's youth a long-run problem? Also, why Notre Dame was the worst possible matchup for Ohio St. 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 »
Top College Basketball Conferences In 13-14

by Dan Hanner

The ACC is eventually going to take over as the top basketball conference by just about every possible metric. If that doesn’t happen this season with the addition of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame, it should happen next year with the addition of Louisville. Read more »
ACC Basketball Early Projection

by Dan Hanner

I use my lineup-based model to project the 2013-2014 ACC standings. Find out why Virginia is a sleeper cotender and Syracuse's offense may still be a weakness. Read more »
Nerlens Noel, Isaiah Austin, And A Quick Look At How The Top 80 Recruits Have Fared

by Dan Hanner

On Nerlens Noel, Isaiah Austin, Kyle Anderson and the rest of the freshman class as they play such prominent roles to begin the 12-13 NCAA season. Read more »
Early Season Tournaments: Brackets, Observations, And Odds: Part 1

by Dan Hanner

Sorting through the odds of the NIT, 2K Sports Classic, Charleston Classic, Puerto Rico Tipoff, Coaches Vs. Cancer, Paradise Jam and Hall of Fame Tip-Off. Read more »
Overlooked NCAA Games From 11-12

by Dan Hanner

While the DVR is bad for tweeting, the college basketball season was full of moments that were best appreciated with the magic of recording technology. 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 »