John Gasaway ranks teams that have the best shot of winning a national title next season. Louisville, despite the loss of Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng, returns enough talent to challenge for a repeat championship.
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.
John Gasaway writes that in order to fulfill their lofty preseason expectations the Louisville Cardinals were going to have to improve significantly on offseason in 2012-13 -- and that's exactly what they've done so far.
John Gasaway writes that Kentucky fans shouldn't panic after Thursday night's loss to Notre Dame. While it's clear that this season's UK team isn't as good as last season's title-winning unit, the Wildcats still have Final Four potential.
John Gasaway introduces "The Eliminator," a regular feature examining how top contenders' performance metrics stack up against past national champions and Final Four entrants. This edition looks at the top seven preseason teams.
After missing out on the NCAA tournament this season, the Arizona Wildcats and Tennessee Volunteers should expect next year to be different. ESPN Insider John Gasaway writes that they will be part of March Madness in 2013.