Minnesota 19-20 Preview

Time flies—this will be Richard Pitino's 7th season as the head coach of Minnesota, and I'm legitimately shocked that his seat is apparently ice cold. One Tournament berth every four years or so, that's enough? The Gophers have one NCAA Tournament win in his 6 seasons, last year's cathartic »

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Michigan State 19-20 Preview

As ruts go, this is a pretty good rut. Since the 2007-08 season (12 seasons), Michigan State has finished in the top three of the Big Ten nine times. The three times the Spartans missed the cut, they finished 4th, 4th, and a disastrous 5th (quelle horreur). Over that same »

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Michigan 19-20 Preview

There's an argument that John Beilein is the greatest head coach in Michigan basketball history. Bill Frieder has a claim (.703 winning percentage in the Big Ten over his final 6 seasons), Steve Fisher (.600 and a national championship) would be at the table if not for the Ed Martin »

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Maryland 19-20 Season Preview

The knock on Turgeon in recent years has been that the whole of his team has been worse than the sum of its parts. I don't know if that's entirely fair—his preseason Kenpom rankings are usually spot-on the end of the year ranking, but when there has been a »

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Iowa 19-20 Season Preview

Some people feel old when they realize that the baby on the cover of Nevermind is pushing 30, or that the Class of 2023 arrived on campuses this fall, or coming across a classic rock station and hearing Green Day playing—like, stuff from before they sucked. For me, it's »

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