2013 NBA Draft stock report: Charleston Classic edition

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It wasn’t a star studded field but the Charleston Classic did afford college basketball nuts like myself to check out some competitive early season hoops.  Led by their spectacular guard play, the Colorado Buffaloes claimed the tourney title.  Though their play didn’t thrust them into the national spotlight, it certainly caught my attention and probably opened the eyes of some NBA GM’s as well.  Here are some players who either helped or hurt their 2013 NBA Draft Stock.

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#56 Colorado Buffaloes: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season.

We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers, incoming freshmen, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

I admit that I missed the boat on the Colorado Buffaloes last season when I predicted them to struggle in their inaugural year in the Pac-12.  Instead, Tad Boyle’s team earned the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament and will push for a return trip again this year.

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#91 Dayton Flyers: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season.

We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers, incoming freshmen, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

With the addition of Butler and VCU, the Atlantic 10 conference is stronger than ever.  As a result, the Dayton Flyers figure to get lost in the mix.

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#101 Boston College Eagles: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Boston College is coming off a rough season and will need to make some major improvements to be better than last year. You can take a look at BetQL to see if BC has a chance to hit on their college basketball over under this season

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season.

We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers, incoming freshmen, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

With one of the youngest rosters in all of college basketball last season, the Boston College Eagles understandably struggled last season.  With eight freshmen now becoming sophomores, BC brings more experience to the floor this season but that won’t necessarily translate into more wins.

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#106 Auburn Tigers: College Basketball 111 in 111

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The Auburn Tigers are heading into an interesting season. If you are betting on them you can use BetQL to get the most updated college basketball spreads straight from the source

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series.  Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season.

We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers, incoming freshmen, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

As if another losing season wasn’t enough for the Auburn Tigers to deal with, the basketball program had one of their players, Varez Ward, investigated by the FBI for a point shaving allegation.  On top of that, Tony Barbee had to dismiss two other players and lost two more to transfer.

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