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  1. The College Basketball Offseason: Everything You Missed, and More...

    Shane Ryan

    You can't go very far these days without hearing a sports fan say, "I can't wait until college basketball starts." I'm not sure why they keep mispronouncing it as "football" — it must be a joke I missed, or a meme, or something — but the ...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  2. A Semi-Insane, Semi-Logical Classification of All 68 Tournament T...

    Shane Ryan

    Later this week, we'll get down to actual science and go through every bracket pick by pick. (And don't worry — the rage I feel toward the committee for putting four of the tournament's best teams in the Midwest Region, a.k.a. "The Group of Dea...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  3. The Hardcourt Shuffle: The Weekend's Top 10 Games

    Shane Ryan

    Confession time: I have a bad relationship with GIFs. I'm 100 percent alone on this one, I know, especially among young Internet sports types. But to me, GIFs are like "Harlem Shake" videos — hilarious visual gag at first, until you become so i...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  4. Hardcourt Shuffle: Looking Ahead to the Week's Top 10 Games

    Shane Ryan

    Dear Shuffle-uffaguses, First, I wanted to tell you that I'll be calling anyone who reads this column a "Shuffle-uffagus." It seemed like the coolest choice. Second, I have to report that I've been on a golf course all weekend — watching ...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  5. The Hardcourt Shuffle: Top 10 College Basketball Weekend Games

    Shane Ryan

    Today we're playing Ben Howland ball. No stalls, go go go! Let's get right to the countdown … 10. No. 5 Louisville at Georgetown, Saturday, Noon, ESPN One revelation for me this season is that teams that play very slow, physical styles with...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  6. CoachShakes: The Week in College Basketball Handshakes

    Shane Ryan

    It's been a very, very slow week in college basketball, so I thought I'd take a break from game analysis to investigate an overlooked and under-researched part of the sport: the postgame handshake between coaches. It's been around as long as anyone c...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  7. About Last Night: Patriots Remind Texans Theyre the Patriots

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. In a battle of top AFC teams, Tom Brady threw for 296 yards and four touchdowns as the Patriots routed the Texans, 42-14. In a rare display of public emot...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  8. 15 College Basketball Epiphanies

    Shane Ryan

    First off, I want to thank everyone who made nominations to the All-BeefyBulky Team on Friday. There were so many great contenders, but in the end there can only be five. The winners: 1. Andre Almeida, Nebraska 2. Matt Stainbrook, Xavier 3. Regg...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  9. 15 Monday College Hoops Epiphanies

    Shane Ryan

    I spent about five hours on the highway this weekend, and before we get to the college basketball–related epiphanies for this week, I have three driving-related epiphanies: 1. In my mind, the worst breach of highway etiquette is when a drive...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  10. Shabazz Plays, But Georgetown Wins

    Shane Ryan

    The odyssey* of Shabazz Muhammad has finally reached the part where actual basketball is played. Here's how his college career started Monday night against Georgetown, after he entered the game at around the 14-minute mark: (*After a long inve...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  11. John Thompson III Schools Mike Brey

    Shane Ryan

    Over the past two weeks, in the sneakiest way possible, the Big East has become the best conference in the country. Again. Anytime you say a conference has "become" the best, what you're really saying is that they've always been the best, and you ...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  12. About Last Night: Daytona's Blaze of Glory

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday. Juan Pablo Montoya crashed into a truck carrying 200 gallons of jet kerosene at the Daytona 500 yesterday, causing a fiery explosion and sending the race ...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  13. About Last Night: Last of the Losers

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. There are no more winless teams in Division 1 college basketball. Binghamton University became the last team to win a game this season, beating Vermont 5...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  14. About Last Night: The Blue Devils in Full

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. After trailing by 10 with under three minutes to play, no. 9 Duke stormed back and beat no. 5 UNC with an Austin Rivers 3-pointer at the buzzer. And if t...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  15. Which Ranked NCAA Teams Are Poised to Collapse?

    Shane Ryan

    Before we get started, I'd like to tip my cap to the slam-dunk craze that's sweeping the country. I called it a "passing fad" on my blog The Old Fashioned Chest Pass back in 1964, but it looks like it's here to stay. So if you're into the jam cult...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  16. About Last Night: Second Time's a BCS Charm

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Monday night. The Alabama Crimson Tide are national champions. Trent Richardson ran for 96 yards and a touchdown as the Tide beat LSU 21-0 for the BCS title. The ...

    Blog | January 10, 2012