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  1. Billy Donovan, Tom Izzo, John Calipari trying to use Marcus Smart...

    College coaches like to remind that they are also teachers, which is why many are using what happened to Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart as a teachable lesson to their players.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  2. Figuring out what is next for Kentucky, Michigan State, Duke and ...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Kentucky, Michigan State, Duke and Kansas all learned valuable lessons at the Champions Classic. So, now, where do they go from here?

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  3. Recalling the Kentucky tenure of troubled Texas Tech coach Billy ...

    Dana O'Neil

    Dana O'Neil had a front-row seat to the abrasive behavior that led to the downfall of Billy Gillispie at Kentucky, but she thought he could successfully bounce back at Texas Tech. But some people just don't change. Lesson learned.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2012
  4. Mid-Major Power Rankings - Drexel, South Dakota State are teams t...

    Jordan Brenner

    In this week's edition of the Mid-Major Rankings, Jordan Brenner provides five lessons we learned about potential Cinderella teams based on this weekend's BracketBusters action. In particular, Drexel and South Dakota State are worth watching.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  5. NCAA Tournament 2011: Experience an issue for Ohio State Buckeyes...

    Elena Bergeron

    Age might not matter in the early rounds of the NCAA tournament, but it's certainly a factor for teams in contention for the Final Four. That's bad news for the No. 1-overall-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes, the youngest of the four top seeds.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2011
  6. 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
  7. NCAA Tournament 2011: Duke Blue Devils, Louisville Cardinals won'...

    Matt Meyers

    The old adage of "live by the 3, die by the 3" applies only to those teams without the proper fail-safes. Matt Meyers takes a look at a few of those teams with an eye toward the NCAA tourney.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  8. NCAA tournament 2010 -- Alvin Chang: Elite big men typically help...

    Alvin Chang

    The Dance Lessons series on conventional NCAA tournament arguments concludes with the question of whether you need a dominant big man to win a title. Short answer: Kentucky's looking pretty good right now ...

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2010
  9. NCAA tournament 2010 - How good tourney point guards play second ...

    Ted Bauer

    When looking at the adage that you need an elite PG to win the NCAA tournament, Ted Bauer finds that it's true to an extent: You need a strong game manager playing wingman for a (typically big) "go-to guy" in order to make a deep run.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2010
  10. NCAA tournament 2010 -- Tom Haberstroh -- Do you need NBA talent ...

    Tom Haberstroh

    Tom Haberstroh looks at past NCAA tournament teams to see whether NBA-caliber talent is required to win a national championship.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2010
  11. NCAA tournament 2010 -- Elena Bergeron: Experience factor is over...

    Elena Bergeron

    Elena Bergeron explores the experience factor in the NCAA tournament and finds one reason the Kentucky Wildcats should be worried, but another that should ease their minds.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2010
  12. NCAA tournament 2010 -- LaRue Cook: A deep bench is not key for a...

    LaRue Cook

    LaRue Cook of ESPN Insider looked at over 80 squads that have made the Elite Eight since 2000 and came away with an ideal scenario in terms of starters versus bench contributions. Turns out a deep bench doesn't matter much, which could doom K-State early.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2010
  13. NCAA tournament - Giant Killers: History of first-round upsets

    Jordan Brenner and Peter Keating

    The Giant Killers series examines all the NCAA first-round matchups with giant-killing upset potential plus ratings for each low seed's chance of pulling an upset and each high seed's chance of falling. The numbers say this could be a wild year.

    Blog | Conversation | March 15, 2010
  14. Forde Minutes: Chemistry lesson

    Pat Forde

    From the bloodied bluebloods to chemistry class to a dozen of the best games left, The Minutes clocks it all.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  15. Kentucky overcomes Mississippi State in OT in raucous Starkville

    John Wall scored 18 points, including five in overtime, and came within two assists of a triple-double to lead No. 2 Kentucky to an 81-75 victory over Mississippi State on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 16, 2010
  16. Men's College Basketball - Recruiting - Xavier Henry visits ESPN ...

    Elena Bergeron

    Xavier Henry, who has reopened his recruitment after John Calipari left Memphis, opened up to ESPN The Mag days before the Jordan Brand Classic.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2009