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Top 25 Countdown: No. 3 Kentucky Wildcats

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Throughout the month of October, CollegeBasketballTalk will be rolling out our previews for the 2012-2013 season. Check back at 9 a.m. and just after lunch every day, Monday-Friday, for a new preview item. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To look at the rest of the Top 25, click here. [more]

Please don’t count John Calipari and Kentucky out of the race for the Harrison twins

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Yesterday, NBCSports.com took a look at the recruitment of the Harrison twins, Aaron and Andrew, and the possible connections that could land them at Maryland when they announce their decision Thursday evening. But what about the other horse in the race for their commitment? If we have learned anything, it’s not to bet against John [more]

Kentucky to install part of 2012 Final Four floor into new Rupp Arena locker room

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Kentucky enjoyed its national championship so much, it figured it might as well bring some memorabilia home. John Calipari and the Wildcats will install close to 3,000 square feet of the 2012 national championship floor from the SuperDome in New Orleans into a renovated locker room at Rupp Arena. “I’m not sure I’ve heard of [more]

Cody Zeller, Peyton Siva headline Blue Ribbon Yearbook Preseason All-Americans

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Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook has released its annual Preseason All-American team. The 2012-13 team follows last year’s team that featured three NBA first-round picks (Terrence Jones, Jared Sullinger, and Harrison Barnes) and a national champion (Jones). Take a look at Blue Ribbon’s 2012-13 team below: Peyton Siva, Louisville Siva, fresh off a Big East [more]

Nerlens Noel most overrated 2012 prospect? Whoa, now …

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If you want clicks from college basketball fans, write about Kentucky. If you want clicks and comments, write something critical of a Kentucky player. That’s a guaranteed formula. Still not enough? Add a generalization that doesn’t apply to college players. Cue this story at Rant Sports: “Top Prospect Nerlens Noel is Most Overrated Prospect in [more]

Were Cody Zeller and James Michael McAdoo smart to return to school?

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In the five days since Thursday’s NBA Draft, perhaps the biggest talking point has been the fall of Jared Sullinger and Perry Jones. The consensus seems to be that the two cost themselves a great deal of money by returning to school. Considered by many to be locks for the lottery — if not the [more]