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  1. King's Court examines the top 10 things to look forward to in 201...

    Jason King

    King's Court makes an offseason cameo with the top 10 things to watch for the 2013-14 season, including the new ACC, NCAA tournament sleepers and Louisville going for a second straight national title.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  2. Dream season ends for Florida Gulf Coast

    Jason King

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- At 11:46 p.m. CT on Friday at Cowboys Stadium, a group of Florida fans rose from their seats and began a rather sobering chant. "Al-most mid-night!," they yelled. "Al-most mid-night!" Standing on the nearby court, Fl...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  3. Steve Alford may well be the right fit as UCLA Bruins new head co...

    Jason King

    Hiring a head coach is as much about fit as anything that happens in the huddle. Ben Howland never embraced the off-court activities that being UCLA's coach required. Steve Alford will. He has been preparing for this opportunity his whole life.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  4. King's Court: Getting your NCAA grub on

    Jason King

    Filling out brackets has numbed your mind. That 5 a.m. wake-up call is wearing on your body, and rental-car clerks, faulty GPS devices and hotel check-ins have tested your patience. You're tired, you're cranky and you'd give anything for this next...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  5. Utah auditioning for role of Cinderella

    Jason King

    LAS VEGAS -- Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak says he's a firm believer in "the basketball gods." So time and time again this season, whenever he'd pass through the gym an hour or so after practice and see Jarred DuBois still on the court, taking shot af...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  6. Handing out national awards and other honors from the regular sea...

    Jason King

    The only thing certain about the 2012-13 regular season has been its uncertainty. Jason King offers up the teams and players who made this season so memorable.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  7. Do regular-season championships matter? - college basketball

    Jason King

    The next 10 days will feature some compelling races for conference championships. But does anyone care? The importance of league titles continues to dwindle as March glory trumps regular-season triumphs.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  8. Missouri back on track after beating Florida

    Jason King

    COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri coach Frank Haith has always been pleased with Phil Pressey's ability to take charge on the court. Lately, though, he's been imploring his junior point guard to do the same thing in the huddle. Pressey finally obliged in ...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  9. First-and second-year coaches are making big impact with new prog...

    Jason King

    Colorado State, Kansas State and Miami are in the hunt for conference titles. And they're doing it with recent coaching hires who did more than maintain a level of success at their new programs. They've raised it to new levels.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  10. How to build the perfect player - college basketball

    Jason King

    In search of the perfect player, Jason King talked to college coaches and NBA scouts and came up with his own dream team.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Injuries slow, but don't stop, Michigan State

    Jason King

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Judging from the amount of blood on the towel, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo assumed Adreian Payne's nose was broken as the forward walked off the Breslin Center court. Branden Dawson was on the bench with an injured ankle, ...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  13. Pressure takes its toll on bubble teams - college basketball

    Jason King

    The stress leading up to Selection Sunday can take a toll on the coaches and players of bubble teams. As many coaches can attest, the month of February will often make or break a season.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  14. Six teams that have exceeded expectations - college basketball

    Jason King

    In its weekly, comprehensive look around the country, King's Court begins with a look at some teams that have come out of nowhere to make a splash.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013
  15. Big Ten's strength could work against schools in the NCAA tournam...

    Jason King

    It's the nation's best conference this season, but the elephant in the room is one national title in the past 23 seasons. Why is that, and can the Big Ten end the drought? That and a look around the nation in this week's King's Court.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  16. Nation's best homecourt advantages - college basketball

    Jason King

    The most intimidating environments in college basketball share some common characteristics. Six Division I coaches interviewed this week helped identify the five factors that go into creating a daunting home court.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013