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  1. 2013 NCAA tournament - Sharps betting the Final Four watching ref...

    Chad Millman

    Chad Millman examines where the sharps are moving with Final Four bets. One big story: the way refs call the games factors

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Syracuse Orange coach Jim Boeheim rips local media coverage

    Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim has lit into the hometown media for what he deemed was unfair reporting.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Disappointing night for many early entrants

    Andy Katz

    Forget about the record-setting 10 freshmen in the first round. Many underclassmen -- such as the undrafted Jamont Gordon and Davon Jefferson -- learned the NBA draft can be cruel, writes Andy Katz.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2008