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Note to NCAA: Grow a Backbone

Sports PhotoThe NCAA isn’t a legal body, but they can make it tougher for coaches who attempt to offer six-figure deals to lure recruits. SC’s Jean Neuberger explains why the NCAA should grow a backbone and get tougher on corrupt coaches caught in the act. Complete Story

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Resilient Cavs Snatch the Crown

Sports PhotoA wild finish leaves the Virginia Cavaliers as the national champions. Following the game, SC’s Jean Neuberger provides his immediate thoughts to an instant classic. Complete Story

Can Michigan State Break the Big Ten’s Title Drought?

Sports PhotoIncredibly, the Big Ten hasn’t won a national title in basketball in 19 years. SC’s Ross Lancaster looks at how Michigan State has a great chance to break the drought at the Final Four in Minneapolis, even if the Spartans aren’t the clear favorite. Complete Story

2019 NCAA Tournament Q&A

Sports PhotoMarch Madness is upon us, and SC’s Jeffrey Boswell’s third-world data analysis has North Carolina over Michigan by a touchdown. Also, Dick Vitale, mid-major powers, and the “GQI” power index. Complete Story

Trends in 2019, Bracket-Style

Sports PhotoSo, what is there to notice now that the 2019 NCAA tournament field is set? SC’s Jonathan Lowe gives his pre-event thoughts before the Madness starts up full bore. Complete Story

Initial Thoughts on the Tournament Bracket

Sports PhotoThe field of 68 has been released, and SC’s Jean Neuberger gives his initial thoughts on the committee’s job, potential upsets and who’s cutting down the nets in Minneapolis. Complete Story

A Knack For Settling Scores

Sports PhotoRecently, a small college basketball fraternity allowed two new members into the fold. SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks into the exclusivity of this net-swooshing group. Complete Story

March’s Dark Horse? Houston

Sports PhotoThe usual suspects are making noise this year college hoops. But, as SC’s Jean Neuberger points out, it’s the surprising Houston Cougars who could be the ultimate party-crasher in March Madness. Complete Story

Is This the Year?

Sports PhotoCollege basketball offers traditions of greatness and heartache. But what if those trendy roles can be reversed? SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks into the streaks that might be broken come mid-March. Complete Story

Is Zion Williamson the Best Collegiate Dunker Ever?

Sports PhotoThe high-flying Zion Williamson is currently the best dunker among the collegiate ranks, but where does he stack up compared to some of the greatest dunkers of all-time? Complete Story

More College Basketball Commentary

01.07.19 What’s Up With the Pac-12? By Jean Neuberger
12.24.18 Burning Questions Heading Into Conference Play By Ross Lancaster
12.10.18 Duke is Most Famous Team, But Are They the Best? By Paul Liacos
12.03.18 Strong Out of the Gate By Jonathan Lowe
11.05.18 On the Bouncing Ballot… By Jonathan Lowe
04.16.18 Why it’s Time to Give More Loyolas a Shot By Jean Neuberger
04.04.18 Too Much Wacky to Not Be Normal By Jonathan Lowe
04.02.18 Best Final Four Ever? By Jonathan Lowe
03.26.18 Is Loyola the Last Cinderella? By Ross Lancaster
03.16.18 NCAA Brackets: Everybody Gets One! By Robert Campbell
03.12.18 First Reactions to Selection Sunday By Jean Neuberger
03.05.18 Champion-Worthy Decisions By Jonathan Lowe
02.07.18 The Cinderella Rankings: February By Jean Neuberger

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