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  1. Florida Gators' Billy Donovan renews argument about short turnaro...

    Florida coach Billy Donovan is renewing his long-standing argument that teams playing in conference title games on "Selection Sunday" should not have to return to the court in the NCAA tournament until Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  2. Time for the season's closing arguments

    C.L. Brown

    Bubbles can burst well before Selection Sunday. And it's that part of the schedule when it's time for teams to make their closing arguments. Some will be haunted by wins they couldn't claim or by taking losses they couldn't afford. Others will be ...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  3. Afternoon Links: Circular logic

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we ignore the opening ceremonies. Submit links via Twitter. Jay Bilas, frequent NCAA critic, outlines why the snake-eats-tail arguments against college athletes being paid are hopelessly bankrupt: "They'll say athletes sh...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  4. Providence beats Butler 65-56

    Providence beats Butler 65-56

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  5. Notre Dame coach Mike Brey seeing old faces as Irish head to ACC

    Matt Fortuna

    Mike Brey takes Notre Dame to the ACC, and his first stop is against Duke and his old boss Mike Krzyzewski, putting Brey up against some familiar faces.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2014
  6. San Diego State off to surprising hot start

    Eamonn Brennan

    Arguments like this can be easy. Let's walk through the steps. First, you note a team's low preseason expectations. Then, you compare those low expectations to their surprising early-season performance. Lastly, and most importantly, you chastise "...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  7. USC's Andy Enfield, UTEP's Tim Floyd clash at Battle 4 Atlantis

    Myron Medcalf

    Members of two Division I coaching staffs reportedly clashed during a reception for the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament at Paradise Island in the Bahamas on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  8. Top 10 Tuesday: Teams with most to prove

    Eamonn Brennan

    What teams have the most to prove in the 2013-14 season? Here are 10 that immediately come to mind: 1. Kentucky: There may be a lonely faction out there in the Internet hinterlands who would assume this argument is about John Calipari. Sorry, but ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  9. Could Alex Len really go No. 1?

    Eamonn Brennan

    I remain unconvinced by the argument that the 2013 draft is historically bereft of talent. I think the meme that has seemingly defined the draft thus far -- that an athletic shot-blocker with a torn ACL (Nerlens Noel) could go No. 1 means the entire ...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  10. 2013 NBA Draft - A case for why Trey Burke should be the No. 1 ov...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe makes his argument for Michigan's Trey Burke to be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  11. O'Neil: Pitino, Krzyzewski come full circle

    Dana O'Neil

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Time has a way of clouding our memories, or worse, diluting them. Was what happened really as good as it seemed then? It's why arguments about the greatest of all time in anything -- sports, politics, music, film -- are so entertainin...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  12. Louisville's Rick Pitino and Duke's Mike Krzyzewski come full cir...

    Dana O'Neil

    Sunday will mark the first time since The Shot that Rick Pitino and Mike Krzyzewski have faced each other in the NCAA tourney. Can their teams -- arguably the two best left in the field -- re-create the magic? We can only hope.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  13. NCAA tournament: Case for, against 'snubs'

    Eamonn Brennan

    Say this for the NCAA: When it expanded the tournament to 68 teams, it accomplished at least one thing. It made your argument invalid. Once the province of outrage and disgust, the post-tournament bracket digestion process has become downright ...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  14. With Ryan Kelly, are Duke Blue Devils' a 'great' team? - College ...

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway writes that while the common narrative this college basketball season has been that there are "no great teams," Duke's performance with Ryan Kelly suggests that the Blue Devils may defy that argument by season's end.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  15. February 2013 was one of NCAA basketball's craziest seasons ever ...

    Jordan Conn

    In ESPN The Magazine's One Day One Game issue, Jordan Conn looks at the crazy year college hoops has had so far, one with 18 unranked teams toppling top-five opponents.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  16. Poll Thoughts: Zags on the mountaintop

    Eamonn Brennan

    College hoops polls might be inconsequential noise, but that doesn't make the arguments any less fun. In that spirit, I present the creatively named Poll Thoughts, which you can expect every Monday until the season is over. The polls don't matter....

    Blog | March 04, 2013