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How the Big Ten Took Over the College Basketball World
The SEC rules college football.That’s not even in dispute this point. But in college basketball, one can get into some heated discussions over which conference is the best. But this year any and all of those conversations will have to include the Big Ten. The funny thing is, the Big Ten is normally known as […]
NCAA Tournament: Is it Time to Expand to 128 Teams?
128 teams in the NCAA Tournament? Blasphemy! That’s what you’re thinking isn’t it? But let’s look at some numbers here. There are roughly 350 Division I college basketball teams. 128 teams in the tournament is well under half of the teams. Compare that to the NBA and NHL where over half the teams get in, […]
College Basketball’s Most Disappointing Teams in 2012-13 Season
Thinking back to the beginning of the season, there are several teams that just have not lived up to the preseason hype. Let’s take a look at some of the worst offenders: North Carolina State Wolfpack- The Wolfpack is 19-7 and 8-5 in the ACC with wins over Duke, UConn and North Carolina. But the […]
Football Schools/ Basketball Schools; Myth or Reality?
There has always seemed to be two different types of schools when it comes to big time college athletics. There are your “football schools” and your “basketball schools”. Some schools, maybe even most, would consider themselves football schools. A football school would be one that would rather win at football than basketball. Such schools would […]