#89 Utah State Aggies: College Basketball 111 in 111

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Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series.  Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days.  This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days.  We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and pick a player to watch for each team.

To be completely honest, I struggled putting the Utah State Aggies this low due to their stellar past decade-plus and recent dominance in the WAC.  However, since the Aggies lose so much from last year’s team, I have to knock then down.
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2011 NCAA Tournament Bubble Watch

Bruce Weber Illinois

We are hitting the stretch run of the college basketball season and teams are trying to improve their resume and pick up some key wins to help their NCAA Tournament hopes.  Here are some crucial games this week featuring bubble teams that could make or break their chances of being selected for the Field of 68Click here for my latest bracketology.

By: David Kay
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99 in 99: #41 Utah State Aggies

Utah State basketball

It says something when a team from the wickety, wickety, wickety WAC does not win the conference tournament but still earns an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.  That is what Utah State accomplished last season and barring a serious upset, the Aggies should be dancing for a third straight year.

The Sports Bank’s “99 in 99” ranks the 72 power conference college basketball teams and top 27 mid-majors.  Click here if you missed teams #42-#99.

By: David Kay

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Gophers Dominate Penn State, Dominoes Begin to Fall

By Mike Gallagher

After an up and down end to the regular season, no one really knew what to expect heading into a match-up with Penn State that posed a few problems for the Minnesota Gophers basketball team. [Read more…]