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NCAA Tournament Preview: Frontcourts to Watch

March 13th, 2012
Anthony Davis provided another virtuoso performanceWhile you definitely need guards to win a national title big men are very important in their own right. Whether a team has projected lottery picks or guys who have been solid throughout their careers, a team has to be able to hold their own in the paint. If not a tournament experience that can last two or three weeks gets derailed far sooner. Here are some front courts you'll need to know this week.

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NCAA Tournament Preview: Backcourts to Watch

March 13th, 2012

It's stated all the time this season. Guard play makes all the difference in the NCAA tournament, and to be honest it's hard to argue with that statement. So who are some of the top guard groups in this year's field? Here are 12 below along with a few superlatives. Not all of the usual suspects make the list, but try not to automatically dismiss the less heralded names either. 

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Henson's Wrist Will Shape Carolina's Journey: Midwest Region Thoughts

March 12th, 2012
How effective will Henson be?

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How the Midwest Region shakes out will ultimately be determined by the John Henson's left wrist, which he injured on a hard fall in their quarterfinal win over Maryland on Friday. North Carolina has said that the junior big man is ready to go this week, and to be fair it was better to give Henson the two days to heal as opposed to put him at risk to reinjury.

Writer's Picks: Upsets, Cinderellas, and the Champion

March 11th, 2012
2012 Final Four

Who will make the deepest runs in the 2012 NCAA Tournament? Who will flop early? Which players will shine? Alongside of CollegeHoops.net's Official Prediction, our crack staff of college basketball gurus presents their March Madness picks.

 

Kentucky's Run to Start in Louisville: South Region Thoughts

March 11th, 2012
Anthony Davis provided another virtuoso performance

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The Kentucky Wildcats, as has been expected for quite some time, is the top overall seed and they will begin their (hopeful) journey to New Orleans on the floor of bitter rival Louisville. That won't be a problem however as Big Blue Nation likely planned months in advance for their first two games being at the KFC Yum! Center.

Tournament Poll: Who Is Going To Win the Title?

March 11th, 2012
Duke

Bracketology Poll: Who is the Worst At-Large Team?

March 11th, 2012