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Predicting Which NCAA Basketball Teams Will Spend Time at No. 1 This Season
Three NCAA basketball teams have already held the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press poll this season, and several others may hold that position before the NCAA tournament begins.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
College Basketball Caucus: The most surprising team this season?
Villanova has jumped out to a 9-0 record and is positioned as a favorite to win the Big East Once a week, USA TODAY Sports asks its network of college basketball experts to analyze the biggest topics around the country.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Michael Beller: Michigan State and Kentucky remain top seeds despite losses
It was a tough week for half of the top seeds -- Michigan State lost at home to UNC, and Kentucky couldn't keep up with Baylor in Arlington, Texas.
Big East Power Rankings: Week 4
Not a bad week around our conference with the Big East only dropping two games total this week, both against very good opponents in Wisconsin and Arizona State.
Forgrave: Villanova has arrived ahead of schedule
Reid Forgrave has worked for the Des Moines Register, the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Seattle Times.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
No. 5 Syracuse beats Binghamton 93-65
Trevor Cooney and C.J. Fair each scored 17 points and No. 5 Syracuse hit Binghamton with a long-range barrage in a 93-65 victory on Saturday night.
Nova Romps Past St. Joe's 98-68 In Holy War
James Bell had 25 points and 14 rebounds and JayVaughn Pinkston scored 27 points, keeping No.
Big East Coast Bias
Game Preview: No. 14 Villanova v. St. Joseph's
No. 14 Villanova plays its second Big 5 game of the week. This time against cross-town foe St. Joseph's, who is just coming off a loss to Big-5 rival Temple University.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Villanova wins Atlantis, tops No. 23 Iowa 88-83
Tournament MVP James Bell scored 20 points and sparked a huge Villanova rally, Josh Hart added 16 off the bench and the Wildcats beat No.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
No. 14 Villanova remains perfect, tops Penn 77-54
A wintry storm pushing through the western half of the country is bringing bitterly cold temperatures that prompted safety warnings for residents in the Rockies and threatened crops as far south as California.
No. 14 Villanova Remains Perfect, Tops Penn 77-54
Darrun Hilliard scored 19 points and James Bell had 14 to lead No. 14 Villanova to a 77-54 win over Penn on Wednesday night.
College Basketball Stars Already Exceeding Expectations in 2013-14
Last week, we talked about some college basketball players who've underachieved to start the 2013-14 season.
Big East Coast Bias
Villanova Roundtable: Bahamian hangover
The Wildcats have won a Battle 4 Atlantis Tourney, became nationally ranked and are still undefeated going into a matchup with UPenn.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Penn men's basketball and rival Villanova heading in opposite directions
Penn and Villanova may both be in the Big Five, but this weekend the Wildcats made a case for being in a class of their own.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Battle 4 Atlantis offers progress report; Stan Van Gundy talks; more
Colleges might not be in session during Thanksgiving Week, but that doesn't mean school is out for their basketball teams.
Daily Word: Around college hoops
Every weekday, Andy Katz leads a panel of our college hoops experts in a discussion of the biggest issues, trends and themes happening in and around college basketball.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
'Nova expects to march into polls
Villanova returned Sunday from the Bahamas with the championship trophy from the Battle 4 Atlantis and increased confidence that it will contend in the Big East, and perhaps nationally.
Northern Michigan News
Top 25 Capsules
Perry Ellis scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half, Wayne Selden Jr. scored 14 and No.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
No. 23 Iowa falls to Villanova in OT, 88-83
Iowa's Jarrod Uthoff, left, drives to the basket as Villanova's Dylan Ennis defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013.
Late Night Snacks: Villanova, Harvard win in-season tournament titles
James Bell scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures as Villanova came back from 15 down to beat Iowa in the Battle 4 Atlantis title game.