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  1. Position battles: Small forwards

    Myron Medcalf

    Some of the best one-on-one matchups will take place before the college basketball season tips off. They will come in the form of position battles within a team to determine a starter, which in some cases will shape an entire lineup. Starting wit...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. Tournament preview: Big Ten

    Myron Medcalf

    The beautiful chaos in the Big Ten this season didn't disappoint. Michigan emerged from the rubble despite losing former Wooden Award winner Trey Burke and competing without Mitch McGary for most of the season. Wisconsin's streak of top-four finis...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  3. Shots not falling for Ohio State

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- After No. 11 Ohio State lost 63-53 to an unranked Minnesota team on the road and suffered its first three-game losing streak since 2009, Thad Matta did what all confused men do. He stroked his chin. He shook his head. He rubb...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  4. Iowa finishes, grows in key win

    Myron Medcalf

    Last season's Iowa squad would not have won Sunday's game at Ohio State because it would not have finished. The 2012-13 Hawkeyes were a frustrating bunch. Although clearly boasting a strong roster, they didn't know how to win big games, how to fin...

    Blog | January 12, 2014
  5. Weekend Picks: Iowa over Ohio State?

    Myron Medcalf

    C'mon, Memphis. I never thought Cincy would stomp the Tigers the way it did last weekend. That was my lone blemish. I figured out the rest, though. I have a feeling, however, that I'll be less accurate this weekend. Too many difficult matchu...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  6. Weekend Picks: Texas over Michigan State?

    Myron Medcalf

    Well, this isn't as bad as I thought it would be. Yet. We're a long way from March. So I'm sure I'll miss a bunch. But in last week's picks, I was accurate on every game except Iowa-Iowa State. That Cyclones-Hawkeyes matchup was one of the best...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  7. Weekend Homework: Ohio State elite again

    Myron Medcalf

    Thad Matta assembles top-10 squads most years. The only thing missing from his pristine tenure at Ohio State, which faces Notre Dame on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York, is a national title. In 2013-14, like most seasons, that goal se...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  8. Kentucky deserves AP's top slot

    Myron Medcalf

    On Thursday afternoon, the Associated Press released its preseason poll for the 2013-14 season. Kentucky's super team of McDonald's All-Americans and future lottery picks tops the list. It's certainly a change compared to last season's finish for ...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  9. Elite draft could mean special season ahead

    Myron Medcalf

    Need another reason to get excited for the 2013-14 season? Well, let me help. On Monday, ESPN.com's NBA insider Chad Ford released his latest Big Board. Every year, Ford sifts through the multitude of college and international prospects to g...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  10. As suitors line up, Tyus Jones keeps his inner circle tight and h...

    Myron Medcalf

    As suitors line up to woo the nation's No. 3 recruit, Tyus Jones vows to keep his inner circle tight and his dreams big. ESPN.com tagged along with Jones to offer a snapshot of the life of a big-time prospect.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  11. Medcalf: Wichita State keeps on dancing

    Myron Medcalf

    LOS ANGELES -- On Saturday night, Gregg Marshall danced. The Wichita State head coach swayed back and forth as he held his family members. The school's band blasted Aretha Franklin's "Respect" in the background, while Marshall inhaled the mood cre...

    Blog | March 31, 2013
  12. Rapid Reax: Wichita State 70, Ohio State 66

    Myron Medcalf

    LOS ANGELES -- Quick reaction to Wichita State's 70-66 victory over Ohio State in the Elite Eight at Staples Center on Saturday night: Overview: Ohio State entered the game riding an 11-game winning streak. The second-seeded Buckeyes hadn'...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  13. WSU-OSU: Deshaun Thomas evolves

    Myron Medcalf

    LOS ANGELES -- There have been many surprises throughout the NCAA tournament. Deshaun Thomas' knack for finding the rim has not been one of them. Few collegiate athletes rival his ability to score. The 6-foot-7 NBA prospect is dangerous on the per...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  14. 2013 NCAA tournament - Wichita State-Ohio State shouldn't be cons...

    Myron Medcalf

    With rich boosters willing to pour resources into the program, Wichita State is no "David," writes Myron Medcalf.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  15. Rapid Reaction: Ohio State 73, Arizona 70

    Myron Medcalf

    LOS ANGELES -- Quick reaction to No. 2 Ohio State's 73-70 victory over No. 6 Arizona in the Sweet 16 at Staples Center on Thursday. Overview: The crowd at Staples Center seemed to favor Arizona from the tipoff. The Wildcats' fans erupted when thei...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  16. 2013 NCAA tournament - LaQuinton Ross gets his chance to be a her...

    Myron Medcalf

    LaQuinton Ross, a highly touted player who started slowly at Ohio State, made the most of his chance to be a hero on Thursday. His 3-pointer beat Arizona and put the Buckeyes in the Elite Eight.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013