Northwestern 18-19 Preview

Well that didn't go as planned. Fresh off the school's first-ever NCAA Tournament berth, and Tournament win, the Wildcats brought back virtually everyone. The only real loss of note was Sanjay Lumpkin, a defensive specialist that was very much an offensive bystander. If he was the difference between 24-12 and »

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Nebraska 18-19 Preview

If I'm Tim Miles, I'm answering every call from my agent. This started in the summer of 2016, when then-athletic director Shawn Eichorst opted not to extend Miles' deal for at least another season, which would have kept the balance at an industry-standard five years. The reason that's industry standard »

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Minnesota 18-19 Preview

Everyone has a plan, until they get punched in the mouth. I'm not sure if Mike Tyson used those exact words, but those are the ones we all remember. And Minnesota had a plan last year (keep up the defense, take some of the load off Nate Mason on offense) »

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Michigan State 18-19 Preview

I would not have believed it if I didn't see it. With the season on the line, against a Syracuse team playing its signature 2-3 zone that the Spartans were struggling to shoot over, Tom Izzo saw fit to play Ben Carter and Xavier Tillman 45 combined minutes. This, compared »

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Michigan 18-19 Preview

The most unbelievable part of Michigan's run to the Championship Game last year was that it was a defense-led effort. The Wolverines finished 3rd nationally in adjusted defensive efficiency, and they held every NCAA Tournament opponent to a point per possession or less ('cept Nova, of course). Do we give »

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