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  1. Anthony Davis guarantees Kentucky national title

    Myron Medcalf

    Well, this won't take any pressure off No. 1 Kentucky. Former Wooden Award winner and NBA superstar Anthony Davis, who led the Wildcats to the 2011-12 national title, guaranteed a Kentucky NCAA championship in 2015 during an interview that was rel...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  2. 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
  3. Brandon Miller deserves a fresh slate

    Myron Medcalf

    It's never easy to follow a prodigy. Just ask every jazz artist who succeeded Miles Davis, John Coltrane or Thelonious Monk. Survey the handful of rappers who tried to fill the gaps left by Biggie Smalls and Tupac in the late 1990s, one of the wor...

    Blog | July 06, 2013
  4. Path to the Draft: No. 16 Michigan State

    Myron Medcalf

    In the weeks leading up to the June 27 NBA draft, we'll be taking a look at the 20 schools that have produced the best pros in the modern draft era (since 1989, when the draft went from seven to two rounds). Click here to read Eamonn Brennan's explan...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  5. TV gig helped CMU's Keno Davis evolve

    Myron Medcalf

    In the past four years, new Central Michigan head coach Keno Davis has endured both success and failure. He earned national coach of the year honors after leading Drake to a Missouri Valley tourney title and an NCAA tournament appearance in 2008. ...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  6. The return of the shot-blockers to college basketball

    Myron Medcalf

    Last season's NCAA tournament signalled a return to the days of dominant shot-blockers in college basketball. With several more on the way in the form of freshmen, the block might just be back.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  7. Top 10 Thursday: Instant impact freshmen

    Myron Medcalf

    Kentucky's title run altered the perception of freshmen teams. Granted, their ability to compete at the highest levels is not a new trend. Ask Magic. But until Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist anchored a young UK squad's national champions...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  8. The 2012 All-Tournament team

    Myron Medcalf

    NEW ORLEANS -- It's over. The 2011-12 college basketball season wrapped up with a fascinating Final Four and national title game. Now, it's time for some hardware. Here's my version of the 2012 All-Tourney team: First Team Anthony Davis (...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  9. UK's Anthony Davis leaves his mark

    Myron Medcalf

    NEW ORLEANS -- Tears threatened to smear the blue paint underneath the eyes of a young Kentucky fan who simultaneously screamed and cried after her favorite team won a national title with a 67-59 win over Kansas on Monday night. Anthony Davis, the...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  10. Final Four 2012 -- Shot-blockers Davis and Withey impact title ga...

    Myron Medcalf

    Kentucky's Anthony Davis and Kansas' Jeff Withey offer a matchup of the nation's top shot-blockers.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  11. Final Four 2012 -- Kentucky's Anthony Davis leaves his mark

    Myron Medcalf

    So he didn't score a lot. Who cares? By dominating defensively and on the boards, Anthony Davis completed his legend at Kentucky.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  12. Louisville not down after Final Four loss

    Myron Medcalf

    NEW ORLEANS - There were no tears. The Louisville Cardinals didn't hang towels over their heads or pause to collect themselves as they talked with reporters. Following their 69-61 loss to archrival and national-title favorite Kentucky in the Fi...

    Blog | March 31, 2012
  13. Medcalf: A primer to the 2012 Final Four

    Myron Medcalf

    It makes sense. The Big Man in the Big Easy. This year's Final Four will feature the nation's top frontcourt standouts. All season long, they've racked up accolades as the undeniable leaders for their respective programs. Jared Sullinger, Th...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  14. Six bold Sweet 16 predictions

    Myron Medcalf

    Let's try this again. My first set of "bold" predictions didn't exactly last through the first weekend of the NCAA tournament. But I'm not alone. How many reconfigured their brackets after the Fab Melo news developed? Missouri losing to Norfolk...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  15. How No. 1 will fall: Kentucky

    Myron Medcalf

    Kentucky anchors a tough South region. But the Wildcats are still my pick to win it all and end the argument that a crew made of one-and-done stars can't win the national championship. They attack on both ends. They have underrated depth with D...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  16. Medcalf's Musings: This is the norm

    Myron Medcalf

    It all starts in November, not March. Long before the office pools and Selection Sunday chatter commence, college basketball dazzles devoted followers for four months. And unfortunately, a multitude of casual spectators don't show up for the pl...

    Blog | February 26, 2012