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Daily Poll: Which Is the Best Big 12/Pac-10 Game?

December 2nd, 2007
Big 12

Poll: Should ESPN End the Big Ten/ACC Challenge?

November 29th, 2007
ACC

Poll: Who Will Win the Anaheim Classic?

November 23rd, 2007

Poll: Who Will Win the Old Spice Classic?

November 22nd, 2007

Preview: Old Spice Classic

November 21st, 2007
George MasonFor the second year, ESPN and the MAAC will put on the Old Spice Classic at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. Last season’s tournament, won by Arkansas, was a competitive event that featured five teams who eventually played in the postseason. Will this year’s group of eight yield the same success? The answer to that question won’t be known until March, but this year’s field does have something that last year’s didn’t: one of the nation’s best freshmen. His name: Michael Beasley of Kansas State. But to focus solely on Beasley would be unfair

Poll: Who Will Win the NIT Season Tip-Off?

November 21st, 2007

Poll: Who Will Win the Maui Invitational?

November 19th, 2007
Duke

Redemption in Paradise: Maui Preview

November 18th, 2007
Duke

As usual, the 2007-08 college basketball season will kick off with a slate of early season, made for-TV tournaments, and once again one of the best among them will be the EA Sports Maui Invitational.

Five of this year’s eight team field have been to the Final Four in the last four years: Marquette (2003), Duke and Oklahoma State (2004), Illinois (2005) and LSU (2006). Two of them (Duke and Marquette) will begin their new campaign ranked in the Top 10 nationally.

Preview: NIT Season Tip-Off

November 12th, 2007

Things change quickly in college basketball.  What was a dirty word in March – NIT – is now a positive.  For teams on the bubble last March, the prospect of playing in the NIT instead of the NCAA tournament was hard to stomach.  However, now that it is November, playing in the NIT – the Dick’s Sporting Good NIT Season Tip-Off – is a welcome experience.