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NCAA Injury Splits, Part 2 (Early February Edition)

by Dan Hanner

Feb 9, 2015 12:51 PM

It is time once again for our annual injury splits column, showing how various teams have performed with and without key players on the floor. Read more »

Tags: Illinois Fighting Illini, Miami (FL) Hurricanes, Stanford Cardinal, Southern Methodist Mustangs

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College Basketball Preview 14-15: Pacific-12

by Dan Hanner

Sep 8, 2014 5:50 PM

Arizona are the clear favorites to win the Pac-12 again in 2015 with UCLA, Stanford and Utah hoping for a place in the top-25. Read more »

Tags: Colorado Buffaloes, Washington Huskies, Utah Utes, Arizona Wildcats, Arizona State Sun Devils, California Golden Bears, Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Stanford Cardinal, UCLA Bruins, USC Trojans, Washington State Cougars, Pacific-12 Conference, 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, Michigan Wolverines, North Carolina Tar Heels, Illinois Fighting Illini, San Diego State Aztecs, Dayton Flyers, Duke Blue Devils, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers, Baylor Bears, Colorado Buffaloes, Iowa State Cyclones, Kansas Jayhawks, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Texas Longhorns, Cincinnati Bearcats, Connecticut Huskies, Georgetown Hoyas, Louisville Cardinals, Pittsburgh Panthers, Seton Hall Pirates, Villanova Wildcats, Iowa Hawkeyes, Michigan State Spartans, Ohio State Buckeyes, Wisconsin Badgers, VCU Rams, Wichita State Shockers, UNLV Runnin' Rebels, Utah Utes, Arizona Wildcats, Oregon Ducks, Stanford Cardinal, UCLA Bruins, Florida Gators, Kentucky Wildcats, LSU Tigers, Tennessee Volunteers, Memphis Tigers, Southern Methodist Mustangs, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Syracuse Orange, NCAA

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Sweet Sixteen Day 1

by Dan Hanner

What it means to have a Cole Aldrich moment, Scott Drew's enigmatic coaching, UCLA's three point defense, and Aaron Gordon's promotional video highlight Day 1 of the Sweet Sixteen. Read more »
NCAA Tournament Day 4

by Dan Hanner

North Carolina is never predictable, Stanford's perfect tournament lineup, UK vs Wichita St., and Joe Harris' sleep habits highlight Day 4 of the NCAA Tournament. Read more »
Year Four to Six (The Hot Seat Years)

by Dan Hanner

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 »
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 »
Welcome Back, Part 2

by Dan Hanner

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 »
Pac-12 Basketball Early Projection

by Dan Hanner

With the MWC taking a step back, eight Pac-12 teams should be in the NCAA tournament hunt in 2013-14. Read more »
Injury Splits, Part 2

by Dan Hanner

On what Georgetown, Northwestern, Providence, Memphis, UNLV, North Carolina have done to compensate for playing without vital members of their team. 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 »
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 »
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 Failure And Success Of Trent Johnson

by Dan Hanner

Trent Johnson does not appear to be recruiting at the level consistent with an NCAA tournament coach. He seems to do a fine job developing players, but he needs to start with good players for that to be an NCAA tournament equation. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Relative Value Losers, Pac-12 And Horizon League Notes

by Dan Hanner

Using Relative Value to identify teams that will struggle to repeat their 2011 success, along with looks at the Pac-12 and Horizon. Read more »