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Apr 13, 2009

SI's 2009--10 Top 10

Here's our early projection of the teams who are the front-runners in the race to reach next year's Final Four in Indy

Nov 12, 2012

The Past Was Fast

In 1990, Loyola Marymount and LSU played a legendary warp-speed game—257 possessions! 289 points!—the likes of which big-time hoops will never see again

Nov 18, 2013

Extreme Teams

THIS SEASON WILL BE MORE THAN JUST AN EXTENDED COMBINE LEADING UP TO THE DEEPEST NBA DRAFT IN YEARS. THE COLLEGE GAME IS WHERE EXPERIMENTATION HAPPENS, AND FOUR PROGRAMS WILL PUSH THE LIMITS OF WHAT'S BELIEVED TO BE SOUND STRATEGY. ONE OF THESE OUTLIERS COULD HOLD THE KEY TO WINNING IT ALL

Nov 17, 2008

15 MARQUETTE

The Golden Eagles Lack Size, but They'll Make Up for It In Speed and Experience

Mar 08, 2010

THE GAMES

A 2010 Olympic Diary in 8 Voices

Nov 14, 2011

THE CASE FOR THE DEFENSE

For a sport awash in stats, accurate measurements of defensive prowess are hard to come by. So SI did its own possession-by-possession study of five title contenders, graded every player and every play—and came to some surprising conclusions

Mar 06, 2013

METRICS SYSTEM

In a tournament in which the champion must win six (or seven) single-elimination games, there's plenty of room for randomness. These three advanced statistics can provide a framework for picking a smarter bracket

Apr 07, 2014

Fresh Start

Led by Julius Randle, Kentucky's Kiddie Cats—the youngest (and most scrutinized) quintet in the country—have roared from a No. 8 seed struggling to find an identity to the most dangerous entry in the Final Four

Feb 02, 2009

Prized Fighter

Wake Forest forward James Johnson, a kickboxer and a former world champ in karate, has helped turn the Demon Deacons into a title contender with his fearlessness and athleticism

Jan 17, 2011

Prize Performer

Jared Sullinger has been more than the nation's top freshman; at midseason he's been its best player

Sep 24, 2012

Hollywood Ending

The tie-dyed saga of the Lithuanian Olympic team is the focus of a compelling documentary

Nov 10, 2014

10 GONZAGA

COACH MARK FEW (16TH SEASON) 2013--14 RECORD 29--7 WCC 15--3

Mar 23, 2015

PERFECT MISFIT

It took most of his four-year career for Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky, SI's national player of the year, to appreciate his special combination of size and skill

Jul 25, 2011

Foreign Credits

The players who got international experience this summer will have an advantage over those who stayed home

Dec 24, 2012

Put Your Trust in ... Russ?

DO WHAT YOU WANT. SWAGG ALL THE TIME. LOUISVILLE GUARD RUSS SMITH FOLLOWS HIS OWN RULES—AND THAT'S WHAT MAKES HIM AMERICA'S MOST ENDEARINGLY RUSSDICULOUS PLAYER