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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 »

Tags: Michigan Wolverines, Illinois Fighting Illini, Maryland Terrapins, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Indiana Hoosiers, Iowa Hawkeyes, Michigan State Spartans, Minnesota Gophers, Northwestern Wildcats, Ohio State Buckeyes, Penn State Nittany Lions, Purdue Boilermakers, Wisconsin Badgers, Big Ten Conference, NCAA

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Final Thoughts On Ranking 351 D1 Teams

by Dan Hanner

Oct 28, 2013 7:18 PM

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 »

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Welcome Back, Part 2

by Dan Hanner

Sep 11, 2013 3:26 PM

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 »

Tags: Duke Blue Devils, Oklahoma State Cowboys, Northwestern Wildcats, East Carolina Pirates, Stanford Cardinal, NCAA

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Big Ten Basketball Early Projection

by Dan Hanner

A way too early projection of the Big Ten standings in 2013-2014. 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. Theyíve beaten two preseason Top-5 teams and two more probable tournament teams. 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 »
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 »
YABC Column For Feb. 27th (POY Races, Improbabilities & More)

by Dan Hanner

As Draymond Green locked up the Big Ten POY award and Kansas battled Missouri for a likely No. 1 seed, Saturday afternoon encapsulated everything that is great about the NCAA regular season. 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 »
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 »
Five Surprises From The Second Weekend In January

by Dan Hanner

The theme heading into this weekend was that there were not many must-see games. But with college basketball, the sheer volume of games ensures there will always be a few surprises. 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 »
Yet Another College Basketball Column, November 14

by Dan Hanner

Belmont's outstanding defense in their narrow loss to Duke, why the UCLA loss to LMU isn't as bad as it looks on paper, Renardo Sidney, Royce White and 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 »
Printable Brackets And Early Season Tournament Odds

by Dan Hanner

Don't wait until March to start printing out college basketball brackets. With the Preseason NIT, Maui Invitational, Puerto Rico Tipoff and other excellent tournaments, you can start the madness in November. 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 »
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 »
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