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  1. VCU stakes claim as all-time Cinderella

    Pat Forde

    In 2009, ESPN published a College Basketball Encyclopedia. My contribution to the 1,000-plus pages of hoops awesomeness was an essay on Cinderella. In it I listed the sweetest 16 Cinderella runs in NCAA tournament history, revisiting the magic mom...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  2. Forde: Kansas' 'Mr. Big Shot' comes through for Jayhawks late

    Pat Forde

    Despite being hampered by leg cramps, there was no question who Kansas was turning to with the game on the line. And Sherron Collins delivered for the Jayhawks in an overtime win over Kansas State.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2010
  3. Forde: Kentucky happy to welcome back that No. 1 feeling

    Pat Forde

    Kentucky and its fans will welcome the spotlight that comes with returning to No. 1 for the first time since 2003. But the road ahead only gets more challenging for the Wildcats.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2010
  4. Forde Minutes: Catching up on college hoops

    Pat Forde

    The first in-season edition of Forde Minutes takes a look at 40 names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2010
  5. Forde Minutes: A look back and a look forward

    Pat Forde

    Forde Minutes takes a look back at the decade that was and looks forward to the season that will be.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2009
  6. Pat Forde: Chance to bash the SEC has likely passed

    Pat Forde

    Last season might have been the worst for SEC basketball in 30 years. But with coaching upgrades and a wealth of talent returning, the league might already be back.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2009
  7. Taking issue with Sagarin's all-time college basketball rankings

    Pat Forde

    Pat Forde loves the first 1,195 pages of the "ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia." But when it comes to Jeff Sagarin's all-time rankings, well ... let the debate begin.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  8. Pat Forde delves into the transformation of NCAA sports under Myl...

    Pat Forde

    What is done at the highly secretive NCAA is not always well-known. What we do know is this: The late Myles Brand transformed the academic expectations of student-athletes.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2009
  9. An open letter to Bob Knight: Come back home, Coach

    Pat Forde

    Will Bob Knight return to Indiana to accept his induction into IU's Hall of Fame? He should. It's time for the legendary coach to bury the past and put a happy postscript on an acrimonious departure.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2009
  10. Coaches adjust to life in hard economic times

    Pat Forde

    Most revenue-sport coaches are accustomed to living like CEOs. These financial times have changed some things.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2009
  11. Red-hot college basketball rivalries for the 2009 season

    Pat Forde

    When it comes to red-hot rivalries for the 2009-10 season, Tobacco Road takes a back seat to Kentucky and Louisville.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  12. Pat Forde: It's 'see no evil, hear no evil' in Kentucky

    Pat Forde

    There are still plenty of questions to be answered, but don't tell that to Kentucky or its fans. The NCAA allegations at Memphis? That doesn't involve next year's dream season -- so no need to dig up the past.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2009
  13. The Mississippi State Bulldogs' recruiting of Renardo Sidney has ...

    Pat Forde

    On the recruiting trail, there are plenty of recurring characters. The Renardo Sidney tour is no different.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2009
  14. Pat Forde: So just how strange is Isiah-to-FIU?

    Pat Forde

    Isiah Thomas is coaching where? OK, so seeing Zeke lead Florida International will seem a little strange. But take a gander around the college hoops landscape. Plenty of coaches looking to rebound have found seemingly odd landing spots over the past decade.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  15. Final Four: North Carolina Tar Heels had to work for this trophy

    Pat Forde

    Believe it or not, there was some work involved -- some sweat, some anxiety -- for North Carolina in going from landslide favorite to landslide winner of a national title.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2009
  16. Final Four: Michigan State Spartans staff supports Tom Izzo Time

    Pat Forde

    Thanks to a dedicated and hardworking staff, Tom Izzo is at his best during the tournament when preparation time is condensed to a maximum of 48 hours.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2009