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  1. NCB - The nation's oldest basketball stadiums, including Yale and...

    LaRue Cook

    For ESPN The Magazine's college basketball preview, LaRue Cook explores the nation's oldest hoops stadiums.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  2. CBB - Baylor Bears 2011-12 Summer Buzz preview

    LaRue Cook

    LaRue Cook previews the Baylor Bears' 2011-12 season as part of ESPN Insider's Summer Buzz series. Behind a rising star (Perry Jones) and a pair of stud recruits (Quincy Miller and Deuce Bello), the Bears look poised for a big year.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  3. CBB - Tennessee Volunteers 2011-12 Summer Buzz preview

    LaRue Cook

    The Summer Buzz series makes its way to Tennessee to preview a Vols team in the early stages of what promises to be an arduous year of rebuilding in a revitalized SEC. Plus, analysis from Jay Bilas, Doug Gottlieb, Fran Fraschilla and Joe Lunardi.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  4. CBB - Pittsburgh Panthers 2011-12 Summer Buzz preview

    LaRue Cook

    The Summer Buzz series heads to Pittsburgh to check in with Jamie Dixon and his Panthers, plus analysis from Jay Bilas, Doug Gottlieb, Fran Fraschilla and Joe Lunardi on Pitt's 2011-12 outlook.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  5. NCAA Tournament 2011: Florida Gators, Notre Dame Fighting Irish h...

    LaRue Cook

    The old adage of "defense wins championships" holds true in the NCAA tournament, which means teams with inefficient defenses, like Florida and Notre Dame, are at a distinct disadvantage in the Dance.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  6. 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
  7. College Basketball: Injured Temple Owls can't stack up to Duke Bl...

    LaRue Cook

    The Temple Owls have one of the more impressive resumes in the nation, but a recent battle with injuries leaves their roster depleted for their matchup with the Duke Blue Devils.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2011
  8. College Basketball: Notre Dame Fighting Irish have upper hand on ...

    LaRue Cook

    Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals have been taken out of their game as of late and, coupled with some key injuries, are now facing No. 7 Notre Dame at what could not be a less than opportune time.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2011
  9. College Basketball: Texas Longhorns just too much for Missouri Ti...

    LaRue Cook

    Toppling the Texas Longhorn's No. 1-ranked defense won't be impossible for the Missouri Tigers -- but it won't be easy. LaRue Cook explains why there's no simple answer to beating Texas.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  10. College Basketball - Purdue Boilermakers will challenge offense o...

    LaRue Cook

    Minnesota has hit the skids after a strong start to the season and looks like an easy victim for Purdue's suffocating defense. To get back in the win column, the Gophers will have to beat the Boilers on the boards.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2011
  11. Men's College Basketball: If Julian Vaughn and Henry Sims can est...

    LaRue Cook

    LaRue Cook looks at the Georgetown- Memphis game. This should be a walk for the Hoyas -- unless Memphis can control the tempo early. If the Tigers can't, it could end up a lot like their loss to Kansas in early December.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2010
  12. Men's College Basketball: Why the Kansas Jayhawks miss Cole Aldri...

    LaRue Cook

    LaRue Cook examines why Kansas should defeat Memphis tonight at Madison Square Garden -- but, at the same time, why the NBA departure of Cole Aldrich could leave them susceptible in various other showdowns this year.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2010
  13. Without healthy Elias Harris, Gonzaga Bulldogs' ultimate seeding ...

    LaRue Cook

    It's a rough run for the Gonzaga Bulldogs before WCC play begins -- there are six potential losses looming -- and with a subpar Elias Harris for some of this stretch, their ultimate seeding in March could be majorly compromised.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2010
  14. Men's College Basketball Preview: Ryan Brooks, Tu Holloway, Chris...

    LaRue Cook

    Can the A-10 get four NCAA tournament bids in 2010-11? It's certainly possible, but it will depend on guys like Tu Holloway, Chris Wright and Ryan Brooks. LaRue Cook looks at five key questions for the conference in 2010-11.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  15. College Basketball: Is Florida a Final Four favorite? Plus questi...

    LaRue Cook

    LaRue Cook examines five questions about the Southeastern Conference, including Florida's Final Four chances and how Kentucky replaces John Wall.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2010
  16. NCAA basketball: 2010-11 Washington Huskies preview with Doug Got...

    LaRue Cook

    The Summer Buzz series heads to Washington, where the Huskies are hungry to improve on their Sweet 16 finish from a year ago. Doug Gottlieb, Jay Bilas and Joe Lunardi add analysis of what's to come.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2010