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Debate!: Who you got? Lute Olson or Jim Calhoun

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In 2008, Lute Olson retired from coaching at the ripe old age of 74, having spent the past 25 years taking Arizona from a West Coast afterthought and turning them into a national championship program that was a mainstay in the top 25 through the majority of his tenure. Just four years later, Jim Calhoun [more]

The Morning Mix

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– Mike DeCourcy has a plan that will help clean up the recruiting world, and I kinda like it. Banning “unofficial visits” lessens the likelihood of potential schemes, dubious transactions or any of a variety of NCAA violations – Eric Angevine profiles a few of the programs holding open tryouts for walk-on players – In the wake of ESPN’s very [more]

College basketball scheduling is harder than you think

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On Tuesday afternoon, ESPN rolled out a package of three lengthy article that broke down, in detail, just about everything that you will need to know about college basketball and how non-conference schedules get built. Andy Katz took a look at how non-conference schedules get built at different levels of the game, Myron Medcalf wrote [more]

Seven stereotypes that explain why Syracuse is so elite

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Last week I had the pleasure of seeing the No. 1 team in the country up close and personal. It may have only been two games, but to watch this team from the baseline, to listen to coach Jim Boeheim speak after the game, and to see what fuels this team left no doubt in [more]