It's never too early to start talking about next season. So now that we know which players will be back, Pat Forde is ready with 10 things he can't wait to see in 2011-12.
In honor of March, The Minutes is going into triple OT -- that's right, 55 minutes -- paying homage to the game's greatest venues as well as previewing early mid-major conference tournaments.
From the bloodied bluebloods to chemistry class to a dozen of the best games left, The Minutes clocks it all.
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.
From the differences between hoops schools and non-hoops schools to ruggedness on the floor to the hots and nots, The Minutes runs through it all.
With three months of perspective, where does Mario Chalmers' national-title game winner rank among the best shots in NCAA tournament history? Pat Forde breaks down the deserving shots.