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Kentucky Looks Best Early

By Evan Hollander April 30, 2012

After the melodrama — complete with tragic ending — that was Nerlens Noel’s recruitment, I’ve been trying to put next year’s basketball season (and Kentucky’s continuing dominance) out of my...

One-and-Done Strategy Toys With Fans’ Hearts

By Evan Hollander April 16, 2012

When I visited Central Kentucky for my annual pilgrimage to the beautiful Keeneland Race Course last weekend, the couches had long since stopped burning and the Wildcats’ blue-chip recruits were preparing...

Answers for a Busted Bracket

By Evan Hollander March 23, 2012

The first weekend of the Big Dance, which the NCAA has, in its infinite wisdom, christened the "second and third rounds," produced even more upsets than usual this year. And if you're anything like me,...

March Madness: Tips For a Winning Bracket

By Evan Hollander March 16, 2012

I’ve been doing bracket pools for as long as I can remember, because low-stakes gambling is the sacrament of Kentucky’s two official religions: College basketball and horse racing. Today, in an attempt...

Conference Tournaments Make Magic of Their Own

By Evan Hollander March 1, 2012

For hoops fans among us, the next four weeks will offer some of the most exciting times of the year as conference tournaments and the NCAA tournament begin to take center stage. But the likely contenders...

Memphis to Big East in Realignment

By Evan Hollander February 10, 2012

Conference realignment, the storm cloud that has lurked over this year's college basketball and college football seasons, has returned from a brief hibernation with the news that Memphis will join the...

‘Top’ Underachievers Of College Basketball

By Evan Hollander February 2, 2012

The 10th conference game seems like a good time to take a look at which NCAA teams have been the biggest disappointments of the season so far. This list isn't a prediction of future success. At this...

Murray State No Cinderella

By Evan Hollander January 27, 2012

Even though Murray State has raced through 20 straight victories and cracked the national top 10, questions still linger about the team's legitimacy. With eight games left in the regular season, the Racers...

Big Ten Renaissance

By Evan Hollander January 20, 2012

It's supposed to be the most boring basketball league in the country. Its offenses are less exciting than the Princeton offense and its defenses grind through slow-paced games. The only people more bored...

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