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  1. Which surprise teams are for real?

    Jeff Goodman

    Pittsburgh is 14-1 and won its first two ACC contests, but I'm not buying Jamie Dixon's Panthers -- not quite yet, especially after the lackluster nonconference slate. Kansas State is on a roll, but I'm still not sold that Bruce Weber's Wildcats will...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  2. A primer for the Mountain West season -- college basketball

    Andy Katz

    With the conference season set to get under way, Andy Katz takes a look at what's in store for the ultracompetitive Mountain West.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  3. W roundtable: All I want for Christmas is &


    From more competitive games in women's college basketball, to healthier players and more cooperative stars, our writers weigh in on their holiday wishes for the sports world.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  4. 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
  5. Nonconference scheduling will keep UNLV Rebels on national radar ...

    Andy Katz

    If you live outside of the "big six" conferences, scheduling can be an often-frustrating game. But not at UNLV. The Runnin' Rebels, much like Xavier, Temple, Memphis, Gonzaga and Butler, can get quality nonconference matchups. Last season, UNLV had...

    Blog | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  6. Searching for Jimmer

    Myron Medcalf

    College basketball has gone H.A.M. in its first two months. Nonconference drama preceded confusion and chaos in the early stages of various league races. This past weekend's upsets offered more proof that there's still a multitude of unknowns in m...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  7. A primer for the Pac-12 season -- college basketball

    Eamonn Brennan

    With the conference season set to get under way, Eamonn Brennan takes a look at what's in store for the Pac-12.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  8. NBA announcers to call college games because of NBA lockout

    Former NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy will call college games this month with no pro basketball to analyze.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  9. Peter May previews the Boston Celtics' first official road trip o...

    Peter May

    The Celtics have their first official road trip of the season, and it's a doozy.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2010
  10. WCC: What I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five things I can't wait to see in the West Coast Conference this season: 1. Gonzaga's nonconference schedule The league's preeminent program lined up one heck of a slate. Early on, watching the Zags in the CBE Classic should give view...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  11. Baylor guard LaceDarius Dunn is tough to guard, and he steps up h...

    Jeff Caplan

    Baylor guard LaceDarius Dunn is a bear to guard, and he thrives vs. tougher foes.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2010
  12. Paul George jumping out of the gym again

    Diamond Leung

    Fresno State needed a pick-me-up after three straight losses, and got it with a nonconference win against Cal State Bakersfield. That in itself doesn't sound thrilling, but consider what NBA draft prospect Paul George told Daniel Lyght of the Fres...

    Blog | February 25, 2010
  13. Head-to-head matchups could define draft status

    Chad Ford

    The first few months of the college basketball season can be wildly entertaining. It's fun to see top teams face nonconference opponents to get a feel for which teams and players have a chance to be special this year. But there is no substitute ...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  14. NBA Draft Blog - Ed Davis vs. Derrick Favors highlights big Janua...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford looks at six key January matchups you won't want to miss, because they'll have a massive impact on the NBA draft. Among the list: a battle between a pair of ACC big men projected to go in the top five.

    Blog | Conversation | January 08, 2010
  15. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Georgetown Hoyas learn lessons from last ...

    Andy Katz

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- John Thompson III continues to change the scheduling philosophy at Georgetown. Maybe more so than any other Big East school, Georgetown is preparing for the league's regular season by putting itself in position to have a co...

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2009
  16. College basketball: Joe Lunardi: March slights still sting

    Joe Lunardi

    As we turn the page on another college basketball season, Joe Lunardi re-examines the debate over how the final at-large berths were awarded. Was Arizona really deserving of a bid? Did San Diego State get snubbed?

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2009