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  1. Florida-FGCU: America's Cinderella is here

    Jason King

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Leading scorer Sherwood Brown was a walk-on. Guard Bernard Thompson's awkward shot scared most schools away. Dunking phenom Eddie Murray scored 11 points in an entire season two years ago. Point guard Brett Comer led the Atlant...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  2. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    With less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, Indiana's Victor Oladipo is still considered the leading candidate to win the Wooden Award, given annually to the nation's top player. The race, however, is far from over. Players such as G...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  3. Conference Power Rankings: Big 12

    Jason King

    As conference play begins this week, it has become pretty obvious that Kansas is best team in the Big 12. Again. But who comes next? Baylor, Oklahoma State, Kansas State and Iowa State all have solid squads with somewhat similar resumes. Rankin...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  4. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    Conference play for most schools opens within the next week. That means competition will heat up -- and so will the race for the Wooden Award. Here's a look at this week's ballot: Mason Plumlee, Duke -- The senior had 21 points and 15 rebounds in...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  5. Conference Power Rankings: Big 12

    Jason King

    A Big 12 team other than Kansas finally picked up a quality nonconference victory when Texas upset North Carolina in Austin on Wednesday. Don't get too excited, though. This league still has a long way to go. Here are this week's power rankings. 1...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  6. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    The preseason watch list for the Wooden Watch featured 50 players. In a little more than a week, voters will be asked to trim the list of names down to 25. It's not going to be easy. Duke's Mason Plumlee and Creighton's Doug McDermott have, in ...

    Blog | December 20, 2012
  7. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    Mason Plumlee is the best player on a Duke squad that owns victories over Ohio State, Louisville, Kentucky, Minnesota, VCU and Temple. You'd think ranking him No. 1 on this week's Wooden Award ballot would seem like a no-brainer. It wasn't. As ...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  8. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    For the past three weeks I've been supplying you with lists of players who could work their way into the mix for the Wooden Award. Now it's time to get serious. One month into the 2012-13 season, the fine editors at have demanded I tur...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  9. Jason King's Wooden Watch

    Jason King

    Pardon me for being indecisive. Three weeks into the college basketball season, I'm nowhere close to identifying a clear-cut leader in the race for the Wooden Award. Heck, simply whittling my list to 15 players was tricky. I winced when I highligh...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  10. A closer look: Colorado 81, Murray State 74

    Jason King

    Overview: While it may be too early to declare that the Pac-12 is back, it's safe to say the Colorado Buffaloes certainly are. Tad Boyle's squad capped off what could be a season-changing road trip by defeating Murray State 81-74 in the championship ...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  11. Charleston Classic primer

    Jason King

    It doesn't boast the tradition of the Maui Invitational or a field stocked with Final Four contenders like the Battle 4 Atlantis. Still, don't be surprised if the Charleston Classic turns out to be one of the most entertaining preseason tournaments o...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  12. Best of the best: The top 10 point guards

    Jason King

    Editor's note: This list includes only those we've seen play in college before -- in other words, no freshmen. For Eamonn Brennan's list of the nation's 10 best rebounders, click here. 1. Isaiah Canaan, Murray State: The Racers senior has posted a...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  13. Bracket reveal: Charleston Classic

    Jason King

    Tournament bracket for the 2012 Charleston Classic presented by Foster Grant When and where: Nov. 15-16, 18 at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. Initial thoughts: This could turn out to be one of the better nonconference tournaments. ... Baylor adva...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  14. Player's Perspective: Isaiah Canaan

    Jason King

    Final exams have been taken and the spring semester has ended at Murray State. But it may be a while before guard Isaiah Canaan leaves campus for a trip home to Biloxi, Miss. "I actually haven't been back since Christmas," Canaan said. Canaan s...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  15. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    Kentucky's Anthony Davis retained his No. 1 ranking on this week's ballot, but it's not as if he had much competition. Thomas Robinson of Kansas has played just one game since the last ballot was released, and that was against Big 12 doormat Texas Te...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  16. Mid-major schools have big potential in NCAA tournament - men's c...

    Jason King

    Several mid-major teams will reach the NCAA tournament. Which ones could go a long way? Is there a Butler out there?

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012