Ohio State Continues Smothering Defense

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The AP poll isn’t the only place the Ohio State Buckeyes are ranked third. Ohio State is also third in the nation in scoring defense, allowing an average of 54.6 points a game to the opposition so far this season. […]

Big 10 In The Polls: Week 7

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The effects of a less-than-stellar weekend for the Big 10 conference in men’s basketball aren’t completely being felt in the new AP poll that came out this morning. Last week, the Big 10 had three teams in the top five […]

Michigan State Spartans’ Vulnerability Exposed Again

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The fifth-ranked Michigan State Spartans, fresh off their first defeat of the season at the hands of the North Carolina Tar Heels, struggled offensively again today and were nearly put on their first losing streak of the season. Michigan State did get […]

West Virginia Mountaineers Lose Lead, Opportunity to Boost Resume

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Since Bob Huggins took over the head coaching job at the University of West Virginia over eight years ago, the Mountaineers have been fatal at home for non-conference ranked teams and in the month of December. West Virginia fell just […]

Iowa Hawkeyes Demonstrate Tremendous Depth

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For the No. 23 Iowa Hawkeyes, one of their starters having an off-night isn’t a big deal. Iowa went into half-time of tonight’s game against Fairleigh Dickinson without their leading scorer, Devyn Marble, having scored a single point. The Hawkeyes were still up by […]

Iowa State Overcome Bench Struggles To Win In-State Showdown

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The Iowa State Cyclones got a meager five points, two rebounds and three assists in a combined 18 minutes from their bench players tonight. Fortunately for Iowa State, the contributions of their starting five were enough to squeak by the […]

Devyn Marble Carrying Iowa Hawkeyes

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The Iowa Hawkeyes are off to their best start in years, and a big reason why has been the play of guard Devyn Marble. Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery said of Marble after Iowa beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish […]

ACC/Big-10 Challenge Evenly Matched

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The annual ACC/Big 10 challenge opens tomorrow night with six games and continues Wednesday night with six more contests. Despite the fact that five Big-10 teams are ranked in the top 25, either conference could win the necessary seven games to take […]

College Basketball Top 25: What the Pollsters Got Wrong

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The week four college basketball polls for the coaches and media have been released, and both contain some teams that are undervalued along with oversights as well. One team that is significantly undervalued in the current polls considering its play […]