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  1. Roundball chatter

    Dick Vitale

    Each week, Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  2. Andrew Wiggins scores 17 to lead No. 8 Kansas past No. 24 Baylor

    Andrew Wiggins scored 17 points, most of them coming at the free throw line, and No. 8 Kansas pulled away in the second half to beat No. 24 Baylor 78-68 on Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  3. 2013-14 College Basketball Preview - Kansas Jayhawks

    Ken Pomeroy

    Ken Pomeroy previews the 2013-14 season for Kansas, a team with national championship-level talent, but is dependent on several young contributors.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2013
  4. Why rim scoring, defense hold key to success in college basketbal...

    Jeff Haley

    Jeff Haley explains why rim scoring and rim defense often hold the key to the national championship race, and evaluates this season's top contenders by their ability to score at and protect the rim.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  5. Ranking the nation's best defenses

    Seth Greenberg

    There are many ways to define an elite defensive team. Is it points per game? Is it points per 100 possessions? Is it defensive field goal percentage or adjusted field goal percentage? Is it points off of turnovers or the number of transition points ...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  6. Louisville Cardinals top ranking of nation's best defenses - Coll...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg breaks down the best defenses in college basketball for the 2013-14 season. Louisville, which boasts elite defenders on the perimeter and in the post, leads the list.

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  7. Michigan's Trey Burke among top 10 closers in the country - Colle...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg lists his top 10 "closers" in college basketball, explaining which players -- on both offense and defense -- do the best job of closing out the final four minutes of a game and coming up with the win.

    Blog | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  8. No. 2 Kansas wastes big lead but wins at West Virginia

    Travis Releford and Jeff Withey each scored 15 points, and No. 2 Kansas nearly relinquished a double-digit lead before beating West Virginia 61-56 on Monday night to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 28, 2013
  9. Jeff Withey posts second triple-double in Kansas history as Jayha...

    Jeff Withey had 16 points, 12 rebounds and a school-record 12 blocks for only the second official triple-double in Kansas history, and the 10th-ranked Jayhawks held off a furious comeback by San Jose State for a 70-57 victory Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  10. Projecting college basketball's top five defenses this season - N...

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway of Basketball Prospectus projects the nation's five best defenses for the 2012-13 season.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  11. Previewing all four games in the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament

    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale takes a look at all four Elite 8 games and predicts which four teams will be headed to New Orleans next week.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2012
  12. Kansas dispatches Detroit as Thomas Robinson has double-double

    Thomas Robinson had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and second-seeded Kansas rolled to a 65-50 victory over No. 15 seed Detroit in the second round of the Midwest Regional on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 16, 2012
  13. All-Swat Team has mastered the lost art of the blocked shot

    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale picks his All-Swat Team, featuring the top shot-blockers in the nation

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  14. Kansas' size too much as No. 3 Baylor suffers first loss in rout

    Thomas Robinson had 27 points and 14 rebounds, Tyshawn Taylor matched a career-high with 28 points and No. 7 Kansas rolled to a 92-74 victory over No. 3 Baylor on Monday night, ending the Bears' perfect start.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  15. 2011 NCAA Tournament: Examining importance of bench depth

    Ian Gordon

    Ian Gordon examines the truism that a deep bench is needed to win the NCAA tournament to see if teams like Ohio State, which goes only seven-deep, have enough depth to win a title.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2011
  16. College Basketball: Against Kansas, Texas A&M Aggies will live an...

    LaRue Cook

    The Texas A&M offense is built from the inside out. But if they square off against an above average post defense and have to rely on guard play, the Aggies will be in serious trouble come tourney time.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011