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Non-BCS Top 25: Davidson In, Wyoming Out

February 25th, 2013
Davidson

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.

 

Non-BCS Top 25: Air Force, Davidson Making Moves

February 18th, 2013
Air Force

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": Chattanooga and VCU's Mack McCarthy

June 17th, 2012
Mack McCarthy led Chattanooga to 5 NCAA appearancesIn the most recent installment in his "Coaching Greats" interview series CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with former Chattanooga, VCU and East Carolina head coach Mack McCarthy. During his time at Chattanooga McCarthy led the Mocs to their lone Sweet 16 appearance in 1997, knocking off Georgia and Illinois before falling to Providence in Birmingham. McCarthy won 243 games at Chattanooga and led the Mocs to five NCAA appearances and eight conference titles.

Jon Teitel's "Forgotten Legends": UNCG's Kyle Hines

June 2nd, 2012
Kyle Hines leads UNCG in points, rebounds and blocked shots

In the most recent installment in his "Forgotten Legends" interview series, CHN writer Jon Teitel caught up with UNCG great Kyle Hines. Hines is one of four players in the history of the Southern Conference to earn all-conference honors in each of his four seasons, and he remains the school's all-time leading scorer and rebounder.

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 Preview: Frontcourts to Watch

March 13th, 2012
Anthony Davis provided another virtuoso performanceWhile you definitely need guards to win a national title big men are very important in their own right. Whether a team has projected lottery picks or guys who have been solid throughout their careers, a team has to be able to hold their own in the paint. If not a tournament experience that can last two or three weeks gets derailed far sooner. Here are some front courts you'll need to know this week.

South Region

Louisville vs Davidson: Prediction

March 12th, 2012
How limited will Peyton Siva be today?

(4) Louisville vs. (13) Davidson: West Region

 

Records

NCAA Tournament: 10 Potential First Round Upsets

March 12th, 2012
Casper Ware led Long Beach State with a career-high 28

Top 10 Most Likely Upsets

March is no time to play it safe. When you fill in your brackets over the next few days, here are the 10 most likely First Round upsets to focus on:

 

Tournament Poll: Most Likely 13 vs 4 Upset?

March 11th, 2012
Davidson

Eight NCAA Tournament Sleepers

March 11th, 2012
The McCallums make their first NCAA appearance

One of the tricky aspects of filling out a bracket is figuring out which team(s) can jump up and spring a surprise or two. Last season two teams from non-Power 6 leagues (Butler and VCU) reached Houston, and throughout the history of the 64/65/68-team era there have been teams who have made runs. Below are eight teams who can make surprising runs in the bracket, some to win a game or two and a couple others capable of getting to New Orleans.