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  • News
  • April 12,2019
  • Andy Wittry

Examining the Effects of NIT Rule Changes: Extended 3-Point Line, Wider Lane

While most college basketball fans in the country were busy watching the 2019 NCAA Tournament, the 32 teams that qualified for the NIT were playing a slightly different version of the sport we know and love. There were four rule modifications in the 2019 NIT, which are outlined below. The 3-point line was extended to […]

  • News
  • March 23,2019
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Wofford’s Fletcher Magee: ‘If I Would Have Played a Little Bit Below Average, We’d Have Beat Kentucky’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Mike Young instructed him to keep shooting. His teammates told him to keep shooting. And Fletcher Magee, the most prolific 3-point shooter in the history of college basketball, kept shooting. Shoot your shot. He missed. Over and over. Twelve times in all from beyond the arc. “It just doesn’t seem right to […]

  • News
  • March 22,2019
  • Andy Wittry

One Key Number From Every NCAA Tournament First Round Game

No. 4 Virginia Tech def. No. 11 Saint Louis 66-52 12 – That’s how many more free throws Virginia Tech made than Saint Louis in its 14-point win. The Billikens out-rebounded the Hokies 35-37 but Virginia Tech got to the free throw line 27 times to Saint Louis’ 16. The Hokies were 22-of-27, while the […]

  • March 9,2019
  • Andy Wittry

Seton Hall, TCU and Clemson Among NCAA Tournament Bubble Winners From Saturday

This is the final weekend of college basketball’s regular season and for many teams, their next loss will officially end their pursuit of an NCAA Tournament bid. Sure, the games on Saturday and Sunday count the same on a team’s resume as a game from November or January but there’s a much greater sense of […]

  • March 4,2019
  • Andy Wittry

Reactions to the College Basketball AP Top 25 Poll for Week 18

Conference tournament action officially starts on Monday as the college basketball season moves closer to Selection Sunday. After a week in which Gonzaga and Wofford completed undefeated runs through conference play and Duke suffered another loss, the latest AP Top 25 Poll dropped on Monday. Here are our reactions to the latest AP poll. It’s […]

  • February 19,2019
  • Andy Wittry

Examining the Concept of a ‘Weak’ NCAA Tournament Bubble

We’re about to reach the stage of the college basketball season where you’ll likely hear about “how weak the bubble is this year” in the weeks leading up to the NCAA Tournament. It’s a refrain that is repeated seemingly annually by college basketball analysts and optimistic fans whose teams aren’t locks to make the tournament. […]

  • February 14,2019
  • Andy Wittry

NCAA Tournament Bracket Scouting Daily: Gonzaga, Houston, Ohio State and More

There are only two ranked teams in action Thursday night but both schools were featured in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee’s top-16 seed reveal. Gonzaga and Houston headline the night’s slate of games but there are also several notable games involving mid-major teams like Wofford and Murray State. Here’s a preview of Thursday’s games through […]

  • November 4,2018
  • Andy Wittry

These are Tuesday’s College Basketball Games to Watch Outside of the Champions Classic

The Champions Classic, which features a pair of top-10 matchups in Kansas-Michigan State and Kentucky-Duke, will obviously garner most of the attention on the first day of the college basketball season. However, the notable games Tuesday night aren’t limited to the matchups at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Here are the other games to watch on Tuesday. […]

  • News
  • November 1,2018
  • Jeff Goodman, Stadium Basketball Insider

Jeff Goodman’s College Hoops Chain of Command for Every Conference

America East Chain of Command: Best Jobs in the Conference American Athletic Conference Chain of Command: Best Jobs in the Conference ACC Coaches’ Vote: Duke Best Job in Conference, UNC Third Big Ten Basketball Coaches Rank the Best Jobs in the Conference Atlantic 10 Basketball Coaches Rank the Best Jobs in the Conference Atlantic Sun […]


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