Michigan State: Review of 2013 Recruiting Class

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The Michigan State Spartans are one of the favorites for the 2013-14 season, and for good reason. The Spartans only lose center Derrick Nix to graduation and return every key contributor from their Sweet 16 campaign. Because of this, the […]

Michigan Recruiting Recap

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The Michigan Wolverines would have been one of the favorites for next year had Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway, Jr not declared for the NBA draft. Still, with both Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III returning and a great recruiting […]

Iowa Basketball Recruiting Review

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The 2013-14 Iowa Hawkeyes return nearly every key contributor, and should be Fran McCaffery‘s best Iowa squad so far. Because of this, there were not many open scholarships and the Hawkeyes only signed one player, small forward Peter Jok. The […]

Indiana Basketball Recruiting Recap

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There is no question that Tom Crean secured an exceptional 2013 recruiting class for the Indiana Hoosiers. With four Top 100 players (According to ESPN), the Hoosiers still have the potential to reload and be a top-20 squad. Indiana lost […]

Illinois Basketball Recruiting Recap

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When John Groce was introduced as the head coach of the Illinois Fighting Illini, there was one question that was repeated over and over again: would Groce be able to recruit the gold mine of prep talent that is the […]

Richard Pitino Has Chance to Make Instant Impact at Minnesota

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It’s not often that a team that wins 21 games fires its coach. But that is exactly what happened to Coach Tubby Smith after a disastrous end to the 2012-13 season for the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Former Florida International headmaster […]

Indiana Head Coach Tom Crean Being Unjustly Vilified

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Throughout his 2012 Big Ten Championship season, Tom Crean became a lightning rod for criticism. Whether it was his substitution patterns or in-game adjustments, critics always found something to bash the Indiana University head coach for. In the off-season, critics have grown louder and louder for […]