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College Basketball Preview 14-15: Big Ten

by Dan Hanner

Oct 6, 2014 5:00 PM

Wisconsin was dominant on a per-possession basis last year, they went to the Final Four, and they bring nearly everyone back, which will make challenging for the Big Ten very difficult for everyone else. Read more »

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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 »

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Year Four to Six (The Hot Seat Years)

by Dan Hanner

Feb 24, 2014 12:08 PM

Today I present the probability a D1 college basketball head coach survives in his job for six years and I show the efficiency numbers for 4th through 6th year head coaches. Read more »

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Upsets, Adjustments, And The Game The President Missed

by Dan Hanner

Discussing a weekend of upsets, Clemson's new defensive approach, and a detailed look at the game the President wanted to watch prior to the State of the Union address. 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 »
Big Ten Basketball Early Projection

by Dan Hanner

A way too early projection of the Big Ten standings in 2013-2014. Read more »
2013-2014 Preseason Top 25 Part 2

by Dan Hanner

A lineup-based statistical projection of the 2013-2014 season. 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 2

by Dan Hanner

The Legends Classic might be the most highly anticipated early season tournament because of the potential finals matchup between Indiana and UCLA. We also look at the CBE Classic, Maui Invitational, Cancun Challenge, Great Alaska Shootout, Battle 4 Atlantis and the Old Spice Classic. 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 »
Big Ten Bracketology

by Everett Cook

Selection Sunday is about a month away, which makes it an opportune time to examine which Big Ten teams will be dancing and which ones could dance into the Elite Eight or even the Final Four. 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 »
A Major Conference Without One-And-Done Talent

by Everett Cook

If you throw Ohio State out of the equation, the Big Ten's one-and-done talent over the past five years is limited to Eric Gordon. Why has a major conference not experienced such a prominent trend and why may it be changing soon? Read more »
YACB Column, Dec. 5th (On UNC/UK, Conference Ratings, Cincinnati & More)

by Dan Hanner

Yet Another College Basketball Column checks in on whether we'll see a UK/UNC rematch in the title game, the surprise conferences and much more. Read more »
The Anti-Recruiting Tool

by Dan Hanner

There are many ways to build a winning program. John Calipariís focus on younger players may be the best way to get elite recruits, but it isnít the only way to build a winning program. Read more »
Returning Freshmen, Big Ten And C-USA Notes

by Dan Hanner

The Big Ten sent seven teams to the Big Dance, while a familiar face at UAB continues to excel in Conference-USA. What will these two conferences look like in 11-12? Read more »
Do NCAA Football Rivalries Translate To Basketball?

by Dan Hanner

In honor of the beginning of the 2011 college football season, here is a look at some of their biggest rivalries and whether they translate to the basketball court. Read more »
A Formula For Finding Dark-Horse Teams

by Dan Hanner

We can identify West Virginia, Iowa, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Auburn has promising dark-horse candidates if we look at a formula for how to spot them in past seasons. Read more »
Updated Conference Predictions

by Dan Hanner

A look at next year's standings removing early entrants and this month's transfers. Read more »
College Coaching Series Part 6

by Dan Hanner

In this edition, we look at pace for all BCS coaches, with the Big 12 and SEC expected to play at the fastest rate in the nation. Read more »