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What Can The Uber-Talented Kentucky Wildcats Achieve In 2013-14?

What Can The Uber-Talented Kentucky Wildcats Achieve In 2013-14?

The Kentucky Wildcats once again start a college basketball season with the top recruiting class in the country. They once again start a season probably as the favorites to win a National Championship. However, as John Calipari enters his fourth season on Kentucky’s head coach, another extremely talented, but extremely young Wildcats’ roster will know

Top Ten NCAA Tournament Upsets

Upsets are why we love the NCAA Tournament. We watch games we probably wouldn’t watch if they happened in December hoping the little guy can pull off a big one. Of course, not too many of them happen in the mismatches in November and December because the Goliaths of college basketball play the Davids on

Is Bill Self Giving Calipari Some Competition in Recruiting Game?

Andrew Wiggins is going to be playing or the Kansas Jayhawks next season. This changes everything. Wiggins has been called the best prospect to come out of high school in 10 years, since Lebron James came out. Most had Wiggins going either to the Florida State Seminoles or the Kentucky Wildcats. Had he picked Kentucky,

What Are the Biggest Coaching Blunders in College Basketball History

We have seen some head scratching moments in college basketball this past season. But, this is nothing that unusual. College basketball is full of “what was he thinking” type moments. From Bob Knight…oh well, just pick one…to Jim Boeheim melting down at a a press conference, to Billy Gillispie being Billy Gillispie, we have seen

Who Becomes College Basketball’s Top Point Guard for 2013-14?

College basketball’s best point guard in 2013 will not be Shane Larkin or Trey Burke because they are off to the NBA. So who does that leave? How about Andrew Harrison of Kentucky? But wait a minute, this guy hasn’t played a minute of college ball. Well, he is in the top five of rivals

Can the Louisville Cardinals Repeat in 2014?

The last team to repeat as college basketball champions was the 2007 Florida Gators. That team got back all of its starting five (the first team ever to win back to back titles with the same starting five). The last team prior to that to repeat was the 1992 Duke Blue Devils. So repeating is

Best Prep Class Since Lebron? Looking at the Next Wave of College Stars

That is a question many college basketball fans are pondering as they are watching John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats assemble what will likely be the best class of incoming freshmen to go to one school in college hoops history. Calipari has eight freshmen coming in so far, six of them McDonald’s All Americans. With

Bracket Strategy: Pick a Number One Seed to Win the Tournament

The moral of the story after all is said and done, you want to be the overall number one seed on Selection Sunday. The Louisville Cardinals were that team this year and they were the only number one seed to make the Final Four. They were joined by two number fours and a number nine

Rick Pitino: From Kentucky to Louisville How He Built Two Championship Caliber Teams

It is hard to believe, but no coach has won NCAA Tournament championships at more than one school. One would think in 75 years it would have been done by now. Several coaches have been to Final Fours with more than one school. Roy Williams immediately comes to mind as he took the Kansas Jayhawks

March Madness: Is It Time the Tournament Took 72 Teams?

In the past, we have pretty much decided that more March Madness is always a good thing. A certain chain of sports themed restaurants/bars recently started running a commercial where a patron was overheard making a comment that he wishes the tournament was bigger, so the bartender grabs his magic remote and presses a button

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