Can Pitino’s Louisville Cardinals win the ACC?


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Now in their third conference in as many years, the Louisville Cardinals add even more star power to an already loaded ACC. Rick Pitino boasts a young, but talented roster that should once again be a factor on the national landscape of college hoops. [Read more…]

Kansas Jayhawks will own the Big 12, but are they Final 4 bound?


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Another season, another banner for the Kansas Jayhawks who claimed at least a share of their 10th straight Big 12 Championship. KU does lose three starters but as always, Bill Self won’t be rebuilding this year, but rather reloading. [Read more…]

Kentucky Wildcats: why they’re everybody’s #1 (again)


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With nine McDonald’s All-Americans, the Kentucky Wildcats are the obvious choice for the preseason #1 ranked team and the most likely to cut down the nets at the Final Four. The biggest challenge for John Calipari is finding a balance among his wealth of riches and keep everyone happy. [Read more…]

ACC Basketball Preview: #5 Pitt Panthers


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The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12, Big 12, SEC, and AAC, and now turn my attention to the already new-look ACC.

The Pitt Panthers lose their top two scorers from a year ago but everyone else returns on what should be a competitive and physical ACC team. [Read more…]

ACC Basketball Preview: #7 Florida State Seminoles


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The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12, Big 12, SEC, and AAC, and now turn my attention to the already new-look ACC.

Having failed to make the NCAA Tournament the past two seasons, the Florida State Seminoles are hoping their talented group of wing players can get the program back to the Big Dance. [Read more…]

2016 NBA Mock Draft (10/31/14)


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Here is The Sports Bank’s extremely early 2016 NBA Mock Draft.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FIRST ROUND OF OUR 2015 NBA MOCK DRAFT. [Read more…]

ACC Basketball Preview: #8 NC State Wolfpack


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The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12, Big 12, SEC, and AAC, and now turn my attention to the already new-look ACC.

While Mark Gottfried has taken the N.C. State Wolfpack to the NCAA Tournament in each of his three years as head coach, the program hasn’t been able to get out of the first round the past two seasons. They will likely be in a similar situation again this year. [Read more…]

ACC Basketball Preview: #9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish


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The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12, Big 12, SEC, and AAC, and now turn my attention to the already new-look ACC.

After suffering through their first losing season in the Mike Brey era, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are looking for a bounce back year. Getting their best player back should help in that effort. [Read more…]

2015 NBA Mock Draft-First Round (10/30/14)


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Here is The Sports Bank’s 2015 NBA Mock Draft where team needs have NOT been taken into account.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013. [Read more…]

2015 NBA Mock Draft-Second Round (10/30/14)


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Here is The Sports Bank’s 2015 NBA Mock Draft where team needs have NOT been taken into account.  By the way, The Sports Bank had the most accurate NBA Mock Draft in both 2011 and 2012 along with the second most accurate mock in 2013. [Read more…]

ACC Basketball Preview: #10 Clemson Tigers


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The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12, Big 12, SEC, and AAC, and now turn my attention to the already new-look ACC.

Without a whole lot of offensive firepower, the Clemson Tigers must once again rely on their stout defense if they are going to finish in the upper half of the ACC standings. [Read more…]

ACC Basketball Preview: #11 Wake Forest Demon Deacons


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The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12, Big 12, SEC, and AAC, and now turn my attention to the already new-look ACC.

After four lackluster seasons as Wake Forest Demon Deacons head coach, Jeff Bzdelik was deservedly given the boot this off-season. The program seems to have made a slam dunk hire in Danny Manning who looks to get Wake back on track. [Read more…]