NOVEMBER 21, 2005
This is an article from the Nov. 21, 2005 issue
VOLUME 103, NO. 20
The Duke Way
A fabulous freshman class must learn at the sneakers of Coach K
by Grant Wahl
Chicago and New York, sure, but check out Houston and Seattle
by Grant Wahl
Made in Texas
Longhorns star Daniel Gibson is ready for his Final Four moment
by Luke Winn
Candace, Take Two
Now that she's finally healthy, will Tennessee's Candace Parker radically alter the women's game?
by Kelli Anderson
5 Minute Guide
A fast-break index of players, teams and trends to watch for
by Seth Davis
SI's Top 20
Plus, a scouting report, lineup and scout's take for all 20 teams
Filling the Brackets
From No. 21 down to No. 65
A SPECIAL RUN OF COVERS
This week SI features covers with four teams from SI's Top 10 for the 2005 college basketball preview.
44 The Wild, Wild SEC
Another heart-stopping Saturday in the game's most exciting conference
by Phil Taylor
50 Fallen Idols
From dynasty to disaster--inside the collapse of a once-proud franchise
by Michael Silver
54 Bottom's Up
The Galaxy shine again in the MLS final, thanks to a surprise hero
by Grant Wahl
12 Leading Off
24 Catching Up With ...
27 Air and Space
The boy who got TO to talk his way off the Eagles by Steve Rushin
• The invisible heavyweight champ
• Anybody miss Latrell Sprewell?
38 Faces in the Crowd
136 The Life of Reilly
The pits are the pits by Rick Reilly
127 The NFL
• Falcons' DT Rod Coleman is scary
130 College Football
• USC has too much talent. Really
132 The NHL
• Why Eric Staal liked the lockout
135 The NBA
• Webber and AI learn to share!
PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL FRAKES
INSET PHOTOS: Bill Frakes (Parker);
Darren Carroll (Gibson)
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