College Basketball: The Week Ahead (12/20/11)

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College Hoops 101 has undergone a facelift.  My weekly breakdown of the past week in college basketball and look ahead will now be split into two parts.  (Click here for a look at the past week.)  This week’s edition of the “The Week Ahead” looks at the best games of the up-coming week including a preview of the annual Braggin’ Rights game between Missouri and Illinois, and why Xavier will be upset in the opening round of the Diamond Head Classic.

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College Hoops 101 (12/21/10)

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If you are unfamiliar with College Hoops 101, it is a weekly feature here at The Sports Bank that runs every Monday (Tuesday this week… sorry for the delay) and breaks down everything you need to know going on in the world of college basketball.  I will look back at the previous week and peak ahead to some of the key match-ups in the next seven days.

By: David Kay
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99 in 99: #32 Florida State Seminoles

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The Sports Bank’s 99 team college basketball preview in 99 days breaks down the 72 power conference teams and top 27 mid-majors and will lead you right into the opening tip of the season which is now just a couple weeks away.  Florida State Seminoles come in at #32.  Click here if you missed teams #33-#99.

By: David Kay
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99 in 99: #40 Mississippi State Bulldogs

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It has been an eventful off-season at Mississippi State… and that is not a good thing.  The Bulldogs will deal with early season suspensions to their top two players but should be an NCAA Tournament-caliber team once they are at full strength.

The Sports Bank’s “99 in 99” countdown ranks the 72 power conference college basketball teams and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power rankings order.  Click here if you missed teams #41-#99.

By: David Kay
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99 in 99: #47 Washington State Cougars

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A sign that the Pac-10 will have another down year this season… Washington State is the third ranked team from the conference but only comes in at #47 in The Sports Bank’s “99 in 99” which runs down the 72 power conference college basketball teams and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  Click here if you missed teams #48-#99.

By: David Kay
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