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2012-13 Non-BCS Top 25: November 19th

November 19th, 2012
Creighton

The Non-BCS Top 25 is a CollegeHoops.net original, copied by multiple major outlets. As a weekly companion to our popular CHN Top 50 ranking, it takes an in-depth look into the underrated universe of teams outside of the big six. The original Non-BCS ranking.

 

Jon Teitel's "Coaching Greats": Lamar and Houston's Pat Foster

June 30th, 2012
Pat Foster won 134 games at LamarIn the latest installment in his "Coaching Greats" series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Pat Foster, who went 134-39 in six seasons at Lamar. From there Foster went on to Houston, where he led the Cougars to multiple NCAA tournament appearances. Before becoming a head coach Foster was an assistant at his alma mater (Arkansas) under Eddie Sutton, and the Razorbacks reached the Final Four in 1978.

Jon Teitel: You were an All-SWC basketball player at Arkansas and played first base on the baseball team.

College Basketball Coaching Changes: 2012

May 16th, 2012
Canisius

As usual, the 2012 college basketball off-season features a never-ending parade of coaching changes. Some moves make sense, others are questionable, while others are simply head-scratchers. Thanks to collegesportsinfo.com, where a lot of this info was gleaned from. Also, apologies if all the colors give you a headache!

NCAA Tournament Interviews: Kentucky's John Calipari

March 29th, 2012
John Calipari hopes to win Kentucky's 8th title

Just before the NCAA tournament began CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with Kentucky head coach John Calipari, whose Wildcats take on Louisville on Saturday in a national semifinal. Calipari has won more than 500 games at three stops: Massachusetts, Memphis and Kentucky. 

Jon Teitel: In 2009 you were hired at Kentucky, where you became the second coach to ever lead three different schools to a #1 seed in the NCAA tournament. How have you been able to have so much success despite coaching at several different schools?

Early 2012-13 Ranking: Teams 16-30

March 21st, 2012
Drexel

With most teams eliminated from competition, its time to start looking ahead to the 2012-13 season. Following up on yesterday's Early 2012-13 Top 15, here are teams 16 to 30.

 

Friday's NCAA Tournament Games to Watch

March 16th, 2012
Doug McDermott won MVC Player of the Year

After an "opening" day that went mostly according to form, the hope of many is that Friday's slate provides some upsets. And with some of the matchups providing a nice contrast in styles as well as talented players on mid-major squads who may not be household names just yet, there's a good chance that an upset does happen. Here's the schedule for today along with a game from each site that you should keep track of. 

Columbus: (8) Memphis vs. (9) Saint Louis
6:50 PM EST, TBS

Memphis vs Saint Louis: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Memphis point guard Joe Jackson

(8) Memphis vs. (9) Saint Louis: West Region

 

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NCAA Tournament Interviews: Southern Miss guard LaShay Page

March 14th, 2012
Page and the Golden Eagles face Kansas State

Recently CHN writer Jon Teitel caught up with Southern Miss guard LaShay Page as part of his NCAA tournament interview series. Page, who 11.5 points and 3.3 rebounds per game for the Golden Eagles, who take on Kansas State in an 8/9 game in the East Region on Thursday. 

Jon Teitel: Coach Larry Eustachy was recently named Conference USA Coach of the Year. What makes him such a great coach, and what is the most important thing you ever learned from him?