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  1. Arizona Wildcats can challenge for title, but star rising for UCL...

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon provides an early preview of the Pac-12 conference for the 2014-15 season, noting that Arizona should be ready to challenge for a title under Sean Miller, while Jordan Adams figures to emerge as the conference's best player.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  2. Tourney's top PGs under pressure

    Miles Simon

    Earlier this month, I ranked my top five point guards under pressure: Shabazz Napier, Marcus Paige, Tyler Ennis, Fred VanVleet and Xavier Thames. With the NCAA tournament underway, I would still keep that group as the nation's best, but there are fiv...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  3. Nation's best point guards under pressure

    Miles Simon

    When March rolls around, the best teams usually feature a firm hand on the wheel: a point guard who can handle the exponentially increasing pressure that comes with the postseason and a one-loss-and-out format. To preview the upcoming conference tour...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. Top 5 teams with most room to improve

    Miles Simon

    With conference play upon us, it's about the point of the season where we know what to expect out of most teams. For some, however, that's not exactly the case. Certain groups have the potential to go from merely good to great -- from a fringe tourna...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  5. Ranking the nation's top 10 frontcourts

    Miles Simon

    I recently ranked the nation's best backcourts for ESPN Insider, with Oklahoma State on top. But while it's crucial to have strong guard play to contend for a national title, the same can be said for big men. Production down low, especially if it for...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  6. Best backcourts in college basketball

    Miles Simon

    Although every title contender needs a strong interior presence, it's equally important to have an elite backcourt that can be counted on each night. Take last season, for example. Louisville coach Rick Pitino relied heavily on veteran guards Peyton ...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  7. Arizona State Sun Devils guard Jahii Carson among most overburden...

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon breaks down five players who need major help from teammates in 2013-14. He leads with Arizona State guard Jahii Carson, who lost two key teammates from a season ago.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  8. Arizona Wildcats atop Pac-12 Power Rankings - College Basketball

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon provides his power rankings for the Pac-12. He believes Arizona, with arguably the nation's top frontcourt, will win the conference title.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  9. Trey Burke leads ranking of top 10 point guards in the nation - C...

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon gives his ranking of the top 10 point guards in college basketball, with Michigan's Trey Burke earning the No. 1 spot.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  10. Top mid-major teams - College Basketball

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon writes that the Akron Zips are among the nation's best mid-major programs. He also looks at how other teams, like Belmont, could surprise in the NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  11. Why Michigan Wolverines' backcourt is best in the nation - Colleg...

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon writes that the Michigan Wolverines have the best backcourt in the country, and explains what that means for their national championship hopes.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  12. Are Florida Gators the SEC's best team? - College Basketball

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon breaks down the SEC team playing the best basketball right now, the Florida Gators, and looks at their chances to win the league as well as some of their top challengers.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  13. Evaluating UCLA Bruins' ceiling both with and without Shabazz Muh...

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon evaluates the UCLA Bruins' ceiling both with and without Shabazz Muhammad.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  14. CBB - Ranking the top backcourts in college basketball

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon ranks the top backcourts in college basketball heading into the 2012-13 season, starting with Missouri at the top.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  15. CBB - Five burning questions for Pac-12

    Miles Simon

    Miles Simon offers five burning questions pertaining to the Pac-12.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012