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  1. Will we see a Final Four repeat in 2014?

    Myron Medcalf

    The NBA draft early entry deadline has passed, so we now have a solid image of what most teams will look like in 2013-14. Recruits have signed letters of intent, many transfers have picked new schools, coaches have been hired and fired, and standout ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  2. In loss, Michigan departs with pride staff

    ATLANTA -- In the emotional locker-room moments Monday after his team lost 82-76 to Louisville in the national championship game, Michigan coach John Beilein had one message for his team: Do not hang your heads. So the Wolverines held their chins ...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  3. Rapid Reaction: Michigan 61, Syracuse 56

    Robbi Pickeral

    ATLANTA -- Michigan hasn't been to the NCAA title game in two decades. And Saturday, it didn't allow a 2-3 zone -- no matter how lengthy or athletic or frustrating -- to keep it from returning. Led by Tim Hardaway Jr., Mitch McGary and Gle...

    Blog | April 06, 2013
  4. Burke-Michigan trust goes deep, both ways

    Andy Katz

    ATLANTA -- The evolution happened. No one knows exactly when, but at some point last season and into the summer, the shift had gone to Trey Burke. He would take over Michigan. The ball would be in his hands often. The shots would be dic...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  5. Trey Burke tops final POY straw poll

    Michael Rothstein

    Michigan point guard Trey Burke began the season on the fringe of the national player of the year conversation. He was expected to be the catalyst for the Wolverines, a preseason top-10 team, but this was not expected. All season long, Burke has b...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  6. Numbers to Know: Tuesday recap

    Ryan Feldman

    Player of the Night - Ray McCallum, Detroit McCallum had 16 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists and four steals in Detroit's win over Cleveland State. McCallum set career highs in offensive rebounds (seven) and total rebounds. He's the first player w...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  7. Observations from Saturday afternoon

    Jason King

    Kansas coach Bill Self was in the postgame handshake line after his team's 72-66 loss to Oklahoma when he looked up and saw hundreds of students rushing the Lloyd Noble Center court. His lips didn't move, but as he tilted back his head and rolled ...

    Blog | February 09, 2013
  8. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    The preseason watch list for the Wooden Watch featured 50 players. In a little more than a week, voters will be asked to trim the list of names down to 25. It's not going to be easy. Duke's Mason Plumlee and Creighton's Doug McDermott have, in ...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  9. Rapid Reaction: Michigan 67, Pitt 62

    Michael Rothstein

    NEW YORK -- Quick thoughts from No. 4 Michigan's 67-62 win over Pittsburgh in Wednesday's semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off: Overview: In its first real test of the season, Michigan got a glimpse of exactly what it would take to win a game in t...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  10. Michigan Wolverines, Indiana Hoosiers get put to the test by Big ...

    Andy Katz

    NEW YORK -- The Big Ten's best got pushed by the Big East's sleepers. And for two nights in the Big Apple, it was some of the most intense, competitive basketball of the early season. Can we get a third? Tuesday's Indiana-Georgetown overtime Legen...

    Blog | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  11. Saddle Up: As NIT begins, Maui ends

    Eamonn Brennan

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. It hopes you very much enjoy reuniting with your real best friends from high school tonight, even if that also means a few awkward interactions with people you thought you'd n...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  12. What could go wrong with the top five?

    Myron Medcalf

    The top five teams in our preseason rankings belong there. There are far more strengths than weaknesses for Indiana, Louisville, Kentucky, Michigan and Kansas. Sure, there's always room for the unpredictable occurrences that could change any program'...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  13. Best of the best: The top 10 point guards

    Jason King

    Editor's note: This list includes only those we've seen play in college before -- in other words, no freshmen. For Eamonn Brennan's list of the nation's 10 best rebounders, click here. 1. Isaiah Canaan, Murray State: The Racers senior has posted a...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  14. Top 10 Thursday: The Most Indispensable

    Myron Medcalf

    Last week's NBA draft disrupted some of the top college programs in the country. But multiple squads maintained the core of their rosters. Or they added new stars and regrouped with an equally potent pack of high-level recruits. But all might be l...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  15. What we learned from Saturday's games

    Myron Medcalf

    It didn't look like a great slate of games coming in, but Saturday turned out to be full of upsets and last-second thrillers. Here are some things we learned from all the action ... The Top Three Florida State 90, No. 3 North Carolina 57 What ...

    Blog | January 14, 2012
  16. Playmakers: This week's best plays

    In this new weekly installment, I'll attempt to dissect some of college basketball's top plays from the past week. Jamee Crockett keeps his eye on the ball against Syracuse There weren't many highlights for DePaul in its 87-68 loss to No. 1 Syr...

    Blog | January 06, 2012