John Gasaway explains how Russ Smith has been the best player in the NCAA tournament and looks at whether he can keep it up against a very good Duke defense. Plus, a look at Will Yeguete's effect on Florida's defense.
John Gasaway examines Syracuse's impressive run to the Elite Eight, and looks at whether the Orange's amazing defensive performance is sustainable. Plus, a look at Wichita State's chances to beat Ohio State.
John Gasaway takes a close look at the factors that will decide who wins between VCU and Michigan. Although most point to VCU's defense as a huge key, it could be Michigan's defense that decides this. Plus, Gonzaga and the Pac-12.
John Gasaway tracks this season's top teams against the statistical benchmarks of past Final Four teams in order to separate the contenders from the pretenders. The result: Only seven teams are currently setting a national championship pace.
John Gasaway writes that Oklahoma State, which has exceeded preseason expectations because of an improved defense and very good play from its freshmen, is peaking at a time when there is a window of opportunity at the top of the Big 12.