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College Hoops Wednesday: Your Commentary

December 1st, 2010
Michigan State guard Kalin LucasWednesday is the final day of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, and with a 4-2 lead following Tuesday's action all the Big Ten needs in order to win the competition for a second consecutive season is two victories. Will one of those two wins come at Cameron Indoor Stadium? That's the question that the Michigan State Spartans hope to answer in the affirmative in the marquee game of the event. Tom Izzo's team won two of three at the Maui Invitational (losing to eventual champion Connecticut), returning home to beat Tennessee Tech with an effort that left the coach less than pleased.

Non-BCS Top 25: Butler Takes a Tumble

November 28th, 2010

The Non-BCS Top 25 is a weekly follow-up to the popular CHN Top 50 ranking. Using the power-conference teams ranked in the CHN Top 50 as a base, an in-depth look at the world of "mid-major" basketball is pieced together. The Non-BCS Top 25 will be released early Monday morning following the Top 50..

#14 Butler: 2010-11 Basketball Preview

November 20th, 2010
Butler Bulldogs

Overall Rank: #14

College Hoops Tuesday Recap: The Kids Are Alright

November 17th, 2010
Jared Sullinger's double-double helps lead Ohio St.

Ohio State's trip south to take on Florida for the first time since 2007 was the first major test for both teams, a game in which we'd find out two important things about Thad Matta's team. One was how they'd navigate the loss of Evan Turner in regards to a primary ball-handler, one that many thought the Buckeyes lacked going into the season. And the second question was how a talented freshman class would mesh with established veterans such as William Buford, Jon Diebler and David Lighty.

2011: Mid-Summer Preseason Top 50 Ranking

July 6th, 2010
Top 50

Back in April, I posted my 2010-11 "Super-Early" Top 50 Ranking.  Now that the Draft has passed and more recruits have found a home, it's time for an update.

 

Forgotten Legends: College Basketball Q&A Series

July 6th, 2010
Butler

College basketball is a game of history, exemplified by the stars of yesterday who set the bar for today's student athletes. Jon Teitel looks back at some of the forgotten (and not so forgotten) college basketball legends who made our game what it is today. Some of these names might bring back great memories, while others will mean nothing to you, but each of the player's below made an important mark on college basketball history.

 

 

Duke vs Butler: Preview, Prediction, Poll

April 4th, 2010
Apr 5 2010 - 9:21pm

#1 Duke Blue Devils

Team Preview

Duke vs Butler: Grading the Lineups

April 4th, 2010
Final Four 2010You might say that grading individual matchups is a waste of time.. that it's all about the "team".. and I say, you're half right. But its still fun to compare individual talent.. and ultimately, when there's a few seconds left on the clock, it takes one guy to win the game.

 

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Final Four Saturday Recap: Bulldogs, Blue Devils Advance

April 3rd, 2010
Butler celebrates their semifinal win over Michigan State

It wasn't pretty but because of their defensive grit and the ability to take advantage of Michigan State mistakes, the Butler Bulldogs find themselves forty minutes away from striking a significant blow for all schools whose operating budgets reside below the "Red Line".