It's never too early to start talking about next season. So now that we know which players will be back, Pat Forde is ready with 10 things he can't wait to see in 2011-12.
UConn completed an improbable run in capturing the national championship, but it was an ugly victory in more ways than one.
Rick Pitino, whose Louisville Cardinals were the only team to beat both UConn and Butler this season, thinks the Bulldogs have an edge over a fatigued Huskies team.
In an age of seemingly endless cases of malfeasance in college athletics, a Butler title would be a breath of fresh air.
Is Butler ready to fulfill its destiny as a modern-day Milan? The Bulldogs will have to go through UConn in the title game if it's to happen.
With one of the strangest Final Fours in history, is it time to challenge some assumptions we've long held about college basketball?
Everything about this Dance is big -- from dreams to trouble to winners to losers. Forde Minutes has it all covered.
Does the NCAA use selective enforcement? Does it protect its power programs and take it out on the little guys? Public perception says yes, but a closer look at history -- both long ago and recent -- says no.
In honor of March, The Minutes is going into triple OT -- that's right, 55 minutes -- paying homage to the game's greatest venues as well as previewing early mid-major conference tournaments.
From the bloodied bluebloods to chemistry class to a dozen of the best games left, The Minutes clocks it all.
From hoops stars in the Winter Olympics to conference rankings to a seed report, The Minutes clocks it all.
From boisterous managers to mid-major studs to former No. 1 duds, The Minutes clocks it all.
Pat Forde loves the first 1,195 pages of the "ESPN College Basketball Encyclopedia." But when it comes to Jeff Sagarin's all-time rankings, well ... let the debate begin.
Tyler Hansbrough, Jay Wright, Tom Izzo and Jim Calhoun all have more on the line in Detroit than simply winning a 2009 NCAA championship.
Is your bracket busted? No team left to root for? Don't worry. We have a surefire method for calculating which team in this year's Final Four is the most objectively enjoyable.