17-18 Season Preview: Northwestern

My wife is a Cubs fan. She grew up in Chicago, on the North Side, and followed the Cubs her entire life. As a kid, she would walk up to the ticket booth a little after noon with a handful of crumpled dollars and exchange them for a seat in »

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17-18 Season Preview: Nebraska

Ever since he started in Omaha Lincoln (duh, I think I read too many Omaha.com pieces, and well, got dumb. Thanks reader), it feels like head coach Tim Miles is overseeing an endless rebuild. His first roster was both young and old, with younger players given more floor time »

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17-18 Season Preview: Minnesota

The old rope-a-dope. Two seasons ago, Minnesota was the worst Big Ten team in the Kenpom Era (non-Rutgers Division). The team won just 8 games that year and, to paraphrase Skip, how did they ever win 8? To add insult to injury, the Gophers were not just terrible on the »

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17-18 Season Preview: Michigan State

Running the table is in play here. Michigan State was "rebuilding" last year, inasmuch as a team that has made every NCAA Tournament since 1997 rebuilds. (They should hang a banner for that. "1996: LAST NATIONAL INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT APPEARANCE") With the offense led by Eron Harris »

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17-18 Season Preview: Michigan

It's been a decade, and I still don't think I've figured out John Beilein. Largely because of his success with under-the-radar recruits at West Virginia, I assumed the guy was one of those "system coaches," that runs a brand of offense that is uniquely well-suited for the college »

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