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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. NCAA tournament 2010 - Dance Lessons - Does defense win champions...

    Matt Giles

    The Dance Lessons series tips off by examining oft-heard truisms of the tournament to see who is helped or hurt when viewed through the defensive lens in 2010.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2010
  10. 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
  11. College Basketball - Dancing Lessons - Bench depth is overrated i...

    Mike Hume

    It's largely a myth that teams need a deep bench to succeed in March, as history has shown time and again.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2009
  12. Singler, Scheyer shine to keep No. 4 Duke undefeated in ACC/Big T...

    Kyle Singler had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke beat Purdue (No. 10 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) 76-60 on Tuesday night to remain unbeaten in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 02, 2008
  13. Purdue 84, Loyola of Chicago 53

    Purdue 84, Loyola of Chicago 53

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 24, 2007