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  1. Could SMU’s Basketball Team Beat SMU’s Football Team ...

    Matt Borcas

    Every year, the question of whether [really good college basketball team] could beat [really bad NBA team] on a neutral court pops up. It's being asked now about Kentucky and the 76ers, and while it's certainly a juicy hypothetica...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  2. Beyond the Blue Turf: Can Derrick Marks Lead Boise State to the N...

    Adam Doster

    Craig Robinson, the president's brother-in-law, was courtside, working the late-January game as an analyst for ESPNU. Behind him, scattered among the orange-and-blue seats of Boise State's unappetizing Taco Bell Arena, were 5,682...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  3. Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Power Rankings: Mock Selection Sunday E...

    Mark Titus

    Last Thursday and Friday, a handful of media members from all over gathered at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis for a mock March Madness tournament selection. We sat at tables with laptops and walls of TV screens positioned the same way the real sel...

    Blog | February 18, 2015
  4. College Basketball Impact Freshman Watch: Nine Names to Know

    Matt Borcas

    Let's hear it for the freshmen! You know, the ones who wear lanyards like it's their job, single-handedly keep the map industry afloat, and show up to class reeking of alcohol and regret. And, of course, the ones who are dominatin...

    Blog | January 26, 2015
  5. 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preview: The Pac-12

    Mark Titus

    Grab your flasks, Arizona fans, because this is about to get depressing. You've been warned. And for everyone else: Have you realized how brutal the NCAA tournament has been to Arizona over the past 12 years? I know - every...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  6. Triangle Cheat Sheet: 10 Things to Know About Tonight’s NCA...

    Patricia Lee

    The men's NCAA tournament is over, and the Hungry Huskies have been crowned the champions of the 2014 tournament. But that doesn't mean college basketball has reached an end. Tonight in Nashville, the Connecticut women's basketball tea...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  7. Let Them Eat …;

    Bryan Curtis

    It's not every year you hear the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four say he goes to bed at night hungry. Sorry, did that stack the deck from the start? Did that make your confetti curl? We'll talk about last night'...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  8. NCAA Championship Shootaround

    Grantland Staff

    Last night in North Texas, March Madness finally came to a cacophonous, crazy, based conclusion. Here are some riffs and GIFs on Connecticut's huge win over Kentucky and the end of the college basketball season. Mark Titus: I...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  9. North Texas …; Anaheim East …; What Is Arlington?

    Bryan Curtis

    "Where is the Final Four?" sounds like a headline handcrafted for SEO. It's actually a question that's been haunting the NCAA tournament all weekend. In a break during Saturday night's Wisconsin-Kentu...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  10. Titus’s 12 Tournament Observations: Final Four Edition

    Mark Titus

    There's one game left. But before we talk about tonight's NCAA final between UConn and Kentucky, let's look back at the weekend. 1. Aaron Harrison is Robert Horry. The most mind-blowing thing about Harrison's streak of thr...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  11. Titus’s Final Four Preview

    Mark Titus

    The most entertaining tournament since at least last year's tournament is down to its last three games. You can choose any number of lenses through which to view this year's Final Four. Florida, the no. 1 overall seed, remains alive along ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  12. Surviving Bo Ryan’s War on Wisconsin Basketball, and Loving...

    Brett Koremenos

    I am from Wisconsin, a fact I was reminded of, over and over again, on Facebook this past weekend. I couldn't look at the site without friends and family constantly sharing their feelings about the UW-Madison Badgers, their Elite Eight vict...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  13. Director’s Cut: ‘The Rabbit Hunter’ by Frank De...

    Michael MacCambridge

    It's difficult to overstate the reputation that Frank Deford enjoyed among readers and writers during the 1980s. In an era when long-form sports journalism - the literary-minded profile, or "takeout piece" - wa...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  14. Mark Titus’s All-Tournament Team

    Mark Titus

    Throughout the college basketball season I've been making various all-star teams - the best redheads, the best lefties, the best players from outside the United States. Well, now that we're headed into the Final Four, it's t...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  15. Forever Young

    Charles P. Pierce

    Once again, it's lovely when a small Southern school is able to reach for its dream in the NCAA tournament. It does warm the heart to see the slipper once again fit on Cinderella, though in this case, it's a high-end Jimmy Choo. I...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  16. Titus’s 20 Sweet 16 and Elite Eight Observations

    Mark Titus

    As is custom around these parts, I watched a bit of basketball this weekend. Here's what I saw. 1. This year's tournament was made for Gus Johnson. Thirteen games have been decided by three points or fewer. Seven games have gone to ov...

    Blog | March 31, 2014