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Outgrowing the Glass Slipper

Sports PhotoGone are the days when Gonzaga and Wichita State were simply underdog programs. SC’s Jean Neuberger states that it’s time the Bulldogs and Shockers were given due relevance in college hoops. Complete Story

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When the Good Are Bad and Ugly

Sports PhotoAs the NCAA uses March Madness to promote its ideal of college amateurism, the recent Syracuse report has SC’s Corrie Trouw more sure than ever that the student athlete fairy tale needs rewriting. Complete Story

March Madness: “Big Blue” Balls

Sports PhotoMost experts agree that the Kentucky Wildcats will win the national championship. SC’s Jeffrey Boswell weighs in with his own opinion, and much like John Calipari’s program, it’s based on questionable methods and a shameful lack of ethics. Complete Story

Who Can Take Down Kentucky?

Sports PhotoThe 34-0 Kentucky Wildcats are as prohibitive a favorite for the national title as SC’s Ross Lancaster can remember. However, there’s still couple teams he sees as possibilities to shock the world. Complete Story

The Storms of February

Sports PhotoFrom Kentucky’s dominance to Kansas State’s melee, the last week in February provided quite the storylines. SC’s Jean Neuberger looks at this past week’s events that defined the month in college hoops. Complete Story

No More Goliaths

Sports PhotoGonzaga, college basketball’s perennial upstart underdog, is 27-1 and headed toward another March class with the sport’s giants. But SC’s Corrie Trouw says the gap between the Davids and Goliaths of the hardwood is smaller than ever. Complete Story

The Cinderella List

Sports PhotoWhile everyone is ready to pencil Kentucky in their brackets, what about the teams that could create havoc in brackets everywhere? SC’s Jean Neuberger takes a look at five teams who could shake up March Madness. Complete Story

How to Fix College Basketball

Sports PhotoSC’s Ross Lancaster has been a die-hard college basketball fan for his entire life. But this season, he’s followed the sport far less due to it becoming an overly physical, bogged-down, low-scoring brand of basketball. He looks at what can be done to make college hoops more enjoyable. Complete Story

The Other Guys

Sports PhotoWith the college basketball season shifting to conference play, SC’s Corrie Trouw looks beyond Kentucky’s pursuit of perfection and finds an interesting story with a familiar face on Tobacco Road, the Duke Blue Devils. Complete Story

Can Anyone Stop Kentucky?

Sports PhotoKentucky has dominated their non-conference slate to this point and while talk of an undefeated season looms, SC’s Jean Neuberger points the ways for a team to pull off a mammoth upset over the Wildcats. Complete Story

More College Basketball Commentary

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11.17.14 A Nice Problem to Have By Corrie Trouw
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06.19.14 The Most Interesting Year One Coaches By Jean Neuberger
05.07.14 The New ACC/Big Ten Challenge By Corrie Trouw
04.14.14 One Whining Moment By Corrie Trouw
04.09.14 Tourney Learning By Jonathan Lowe
04.03.14 Final Four: Throw the Stats Out By Jean Neuberger
03.27.14 Sweet 16 Predictions By Jeffrey Boswell
03.26.14 Bracket Patterns By Andrew Jones
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