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Tighten Those Laces: It’s Time for League Play

Tighten Those Laces: It’s Time for League Play

It’s been a wide-open college basketball season and now the pace picks up for the six power conferences.
College Basketball Is Wide Open, and Could Stay That Way

College Basketball Is Wide Open, and Could Stay That Way

Four of the top five top-ranked men’s teams lost last week.
College Basketball Is Wide Open, and Could Stay That Way

College Basketball Is Wide Open, and Could Stay That Way

Four of the top five top-ranked men’s teams lost last week.
College Teams Tout Stars. They Need Early Matchups to Brag About, Too.

College Teams Tout Stars. They Need Early Matchups to Brag About, Too.

Teams are looking for good nonconference games in November and December so when N.C.A.A. tournament selection time comes, they can say they deserve to be in.
Louisville and Ohio State Start to Rise Above Other Teams

Louisville and Ohio State Start to Rise Above Other Teams

The men’s college basketball season started without any truly dominant teams. But the Cardinals’ defense and the Buckeyes’ impressive wins have them among an emerging top tier.
Virginia Is the National Champion. But It Can’t Seem to Make a Shot

Virginia Is the National Champion. But It Can’t Seem to Make a Shot

Despite playing at a slow pace, Virginia has always had an effective offense. Not this season.
Surprise Players Emerge Early in College Basketball

Surprise Players Emerge Early in College Basketball

A group of early season tournaments has given some newcomers high-profile chances to showcase themselves for fans.
No Zion, RJ or Cam Means More Balance for Duke

No Zion, RJ or Cam Means More Balance for Duke

Duke is the top team in college basketball even though three players from last season went as top N.B.A. draft picks.
There are Eight Undefeated Pac-12 Basketball Teams. Really.

There are Eight Undefeated Pac-12 Basketball Teams. Really.

U.C.L.A. and Arizona appear to be strong again for a conference that put only three teams in each of the past two N.C.A.A. tournaments.
Teams to Watch During the College Basketball Season

Teams to Watch During the College Basketball Season

They’re not all ranked at the top of the polls. But any could make a deep run at the N.C.A.A. tournament in March.
Players to Watch in the 2019-20 College Basketball Season

Players to Watch in the 2019-20 College Basketball Season

There are freshmen looking to make a mark, game-changing transfers and unknowns poised for their breakout moment.
Players to Watch in the 2019-20 College Basketball Season

Players to Watch in the 2019-20 College Basketball Season

There are freshmen looking to make a mark, game-changing transfers and unknowns poised for their breakout moment.
Michigan State Ranked No. 1 in Preseason A.P. Top 25 Poll

Michigan State Ranked No. 1 in Preseason A.P. Top 25 Poll

It’s the first time the Spartans have been ranked at the top of the men’s basketball poll to begin the season.

First a Championship Ring, Now the Wedding Rings

Kyle Guy was the most valuable player of the 2019 N.C.A.A. Final Four. Alexa Jenkins would tell you he has always been her M.V.P.
For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride

The 85-77 overtime loss to Virginia came as a shock to Texas Tech fans watching the game in Lubbock on Monday.
For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride

The 85-77 overtime loss to Virginia came as a shock to Texas Tech fans watching the game in Lubbock on Monday.
N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Preview: New Faces and a Slow Pace

N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Preview: New Faces and a Slow Pace

U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis will host Virginia (34-3) and Texas Tech (31-6) in Monday night’s final.
Texas Tech’s Perfect Storm Started on a West Texas Ranch

Texas Tech’s Perfect Storm Started on a West Texas Ranch

Texas Tech Coach Chris Beard and his players bonded on a preseason trip.