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The Reason For the Season

Sports PhotoIf you’re a long-time reader of the Sports Central family, you know about SC’s Jonathan Lowe’s love for college basketball’s holiday tournaments. But … why? He opens up the door to his mind and offers up his reasons for the fascination. Complete Story

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A Nice Problem to Have

Sports PhotoAs the college basketball season opened Friday, the nation got its first look at Kentucky’s historically talented roster. SC’s Corrie Trouw explores UK’s “problem” of too much talent and how Calipari is solving it. Complete Story

Coarses of Higher Learning

Sports PhotoIt’s a story we’ve all heard before. A college basketball head coach gets fired over allegedly bad behavior toward his players. SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks at the latest casualty of the “new law of the land.” Complete Story

The Most Interesting Year One Coaches

Sports PhotoAs the college hoops coaching carousel for 2014 comes to a close, SC’s Jean Neuberger takes a look at the five most intriguing coaches to watch next season. Complete Story

The New ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Sports PhotoThe ACC and Big Ten announced the slate for their annual series. But SC’s Corrie Trouw says this 16th edition of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge shows how little college conferences matter anymore. Complete Story

One Whining Moment

Sports PhotoMany pointed to Shabazz Napier’s post-Final Four jabs at the NCAA as further evidence of the institution’s failings. But SC’s Corrie Trouw says NCAA critics should be more discerning in which grievances they build their case on. Complete Story

Tourney Learning

Sports PhotoThe three-week test better known as the NCAA tournament has come to an end. What did we learn from the festivities? SC’s Jonathan Lowe gets up in front of the class to tell us what he took away from it. Complete Story

Final Four: Throw the Stats Out

Sports PhotoLooking for any statistical edge in picking the winner from this year’s Final Four? SC’s Jean Neuberger explains that the statistics don’t actually clarify who will emerge as national champion in Dallas. Complete Story

Sweet 16 Predictions

Sports PhotoThe field of 68 has been whittled down to 16, with some epic matchups upcoming in the Sweet 16, including a Kentucky/Louisville showdown in the Midwest and a No. 11 versus No. 10 in the South, says SC’s Jeffrey Boswell. Complete Story

Bracket Patterns

Sports PhotoNobody won a billion dollars from Warren Buffett’s March Madness challenge, but SC’s Andrew Jones is intrigued by the numbers and looks at patterns of previous tournaments that may guide us on the path to making Buffett nervous next year. Complete Story

More College Basketball Commentary

03.20.14 The Expertly Un-Expert Tournament Bracket By Jeffrey Boswell
03.10.14 The Winds of Change By Jonathan Lowe
03.03.14 Doubting the Shockers? Don’t By Jean Neuberger
02.26.14 Sorting Out the One Seeds From the Twos By Andrew Jones
02.19.14 The Death of the Middle Class Rivalry By Corrie Trouw
02.04.14 Children of the Corn By Jean Neuberger
01.29.14 Pre-March Madness Games Not to Miss By Andrew Jones
01.15.14 American Bad Rap-sody By Jonathan Lowe
01.06.14 The Freshmen Takeover By Andrew Jones
12.18.13 December Stock Market By Jean Neuberger
12.11.13 Six Mid-Majors to Watch Come March By Andrew Jones
11.18.13 Hoops Preview: The Piece de Resistance By Jonathan Lowe
11.11.13 Bold Predictions For 2014 March Madness By Andrew Jones

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