#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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#110 Utah Utes: 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.

The Utah Utes came in dead last in our rankings a year ago but move up one whole spot this time around.  In their inaugural season in the Pac-12, the Utes won just six total games and the outlook is not any better heading into this season.  Second year head coach Larry Krystowiak lost six players to transfer and has 11 players who didn’t see a single minute in a Utah uniform last year.

For the Utah Utes football preview go here
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What Trent Lockett transfer means to Marquette

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Due to the transfer of Jamail Jones and Aaron Durley not coming to Milwaukee next season, Buzz Williams and the Marquette Golden Eagles had two open scholarships for next season.  Only one remains now as Arizona State transfer Trent Lockett tweeted that he will be finishing his college career at MU.

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