Things Are Rarely As Expected In Hoops

OK, everyone out there who thought Butler, Vanderbilt, Stanford and Washington State would be closing in on NCAA Tournament at-large bids right now, raise your hands! And for those of us who had Alabama, Arizona and LSU as Top 10 teams back in November, well . . . things change, don't they?
January 29, 2007

A Couple Of Unbeatens Nearly Bit The Dust

Six previously unbeaten teams were knocked off in college basketball action last week. But there were a couple of other high-profile unbeatens, as in No. 1 UCLA and No. 2 Pittsburgh, that came close to meeting the same fate on Saturday. The list of the teams with zilch in the loss column is now down to a scant nine.
December 11, 2006

Some Nice In-State Battles On Tap

It would be a bit strong to refer to them as "civil wars" but there are three in-state battles in the college basketball world Saturday that should provide some of the sport's weekend highlights. Two of those teams are unbeaten and five of them are nationally ranked. And NBA scouts will be watching them closely as well.
December 8, 2006

Duke, Connecticut, Texas: As Easy As 1-2-3

Duke, Connecticut and Texas captured championships of very tough tournaments last week. But Indiana, Vanderbilt and Creighton also impressed, which is why they're the newest members of the Top 25 on a week that figures to be highlighted by some nifty matchups in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge series.
November 28, 2005

Tucker, Chappell could play Wednesday

Sophomore forwards say Tuesday's practice is key
December 8, 2003

College Basketball News' All-Big Ten teams

Brian Cook of Illinois was College Basketball News' Big Ten Player of the Year. Five seniors made the ten-man All-Big Ten team. One junior was named, three sophomores, including Minnesota forward Rick Rickert and first-year player Daniel Horton of Michigan, who was CBN Freshmen of the year, were also selected. The Big Ten was dominated by upperclassmen, as eleven seniors and five juniors finished in the top 25 in scoring.
May 2, 2003

Badgers Two Wins Away from History

With a record-breaking defeat over Michigan, the Badgers have moved just two wins away from back-to-back Big Ten regular season championships, for the first time at Wisconsin since 1923-24.
February 26, 2003