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Changing Eligibility Standards Could Lead to 'Outbreak' of Basketball Academies

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The NCAA released new eligibility standards, the results of which won't be known for years. Let's picture the basketball landscape a decade down the road. We might have an "Outbreak" of...

College Basketball Transfer Process Needs to Be Simpler

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If we want to get the transfer process under control, the NCAA needs to close all of the loopholes. Here is what we would add to simplify the plan.

The One-Hit Wonders of the Mid-Major Ranks

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Is your college basketball team designed to run around the game of a single player? You might be a "one-hit wonder". Here are five teams we identified from last season that meet the criteria.

Bilas in the Big East Could Be Harmful for Mid-Majors

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If Rick Pitino pushes hard for Jay Bilas to be hired as the Big East commissioner, it could actually happen. Every mid-major team has reason to fear this move.

5 Steps to a Mid-Major Heisman Trophy Winner

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What special combination of skills and luck would a mid-majorlayer need to win the Heisman Trophy? We nominate a five step system for success, but it might still be harder than a mid-major...

Up-Transfers Draining the Life Blood of Mid-Major Hoops

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A Sports Illustrated piece looks at the rising trend in up-transfers in college basketball. The side effect? The best mid-major talent takes off, leaving rising programs in the lurch.

What If Heisman Winner Bo Jackson Had Played Basketball? An EA Sports What If

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Could George Mason have benefited from a little extra push when they made the Final Four in 2006? Perhaps Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson could have made the difference.

National Media: SDSU's Nate Wolters Is Already Good

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Nate Wolters has been turning out seasons of 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the past two seasons. So why is he suddenly being touted as a breakout player?

2013 NBA Draft: Never Too Soon To Know

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Backtracking a bit to show you an early preview of the 2013 NBA Draft class and the wonderful plethora of mid-major names that show up.

Tip-Off Marathon Gives Some Chance to Shine, But Could Leave Fans Wanting

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The tip-off marathon features some teams in games that should help them come March. But will this year's slate leave us wanting more from the November tip-off?

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