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The Greatest Team of the Decade is…

As the New Year rolls in, so does a new decade. The 2010s saw plenty of action in college basketball with conference realignments, mid-major final four runs and the first #16 to beat a one in the NCAA tournament. With 2020 approaching the question arises as to who was the best team of the decade? What defines a successful team?

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Who Is the Top Coach of This Decade?

I took the 9 most well respected and known coaches this decade and looked at their individual and team success. Read below to see how the nine rank from the ninth-best coach this decade to the top. 9) Jim Boeheim- Syracuse Pros: 1x Coach of the Year, 17 Tournament Wins, 2x Final Four Cons: 1 Regular-Season Champion, 0x Conference Champion, 252

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Matty Brackets – 12/27/19

Check out Mat Mlodzinski’s bracket, now on Bracket Matrix! Bolded teams are projected as an auto-bid. WEST Gonzaga, 13-1 Auburn, 11-0 Virginia, 9-2 Michigan, 9-3 Florida State, 10-2 Xavier, 11-2 San Diego State, 12-0 North Carolina, 7-5 DePaul, 12-1 Stanford, 11-1 Illinois, 8-4 VCU, 9-3 / USC, 10-2 Louisiana Tech, 9-3 Arkansas State, 9-3 New Mexico State, 8-6 UC Riverside, 7-5

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B1G/ACC Challenge Preview

The Big Ten faces off with the ACC in the 20th year of the challenge. The ACC currently leads the challenge in yearly wins, holding 12 compared to the Big Ten’s five, which is accompanied by three ties, one of which came last year. The event started with two games yesterday, with each of the two premier conferences winning one.

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CBB Review 2019 Week Five Rankings

Team (Total Votes) (First Place Votes) Louisville (199) (7) Maryland (182) Virginia (178) Kansas (174) (1) Michigan (169) Ohio State (146) North Carolina (140) Kentucky (134) Duke (131) Gonzaga (130) Michigan State (126) Arizona (115) Oregon (97) Seton Hall (76) Baylor (68) Auburn (65) Memphis (60) Dayton (46) Colorado (46) Tennessee (43) Villanova (39) Utah State (37) Florida State (34) Texas Tech (28)

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Air Force Reserve Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Recap (Virginia vs Arizona State)

It’s not too often that you’ll hear ‘basketball game’ and ‘casino’ in the same sentence, so each November in rural Connecticut, it is quite a treat. The 7th ranked Virginia Cavaliers took down Arizona State, 48-45 in the 2019 Air Force Reserve Basketball Hall of Fame Tip Off Championship.  Casey Morsell and Mamadi Diakite led the Cavs on offense, with

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ACC 2019-20 Season Preview

The ACC continued to be college basketball’s premier conference last season. The conference dominated the rest of division 1, finishing the regular season with five teams in the top 25. One of the ACC’s biggest selling points last season was the freshman talent. Duke brought in the best freshman class in college basketball history, with three of their five starters

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Ranking the Top 10 Programs Based on Current Basketball and Football Teams

At the start of each week during their respective seasons, the recurring narratives around college football and basketball are created by the poll rankings. Other than having a number next to your name, rankings have little impact on a team’s future (besides the CFB Playoff rankings). Having bragging rights over other schools makes it even more enjoyable for fans. What

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