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Nov. 12, 2012
Nov. 12, 2012

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Nov. 12, 2012

LEADING OFF
THE MAIL
CHICAGO BEARS
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW
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This is an article from the Nov. 12, 2012 issue

30 Rebranding The Bears

Defense isn't a problem in Chicago. To help the offense, the team assembled its best pass-catch duo ever—with mixed results

BY AUSTIN MURPHY

DEPARTMENTS

6 SI Digital

8 Leading Off

14 The Mail

17 Scorecard

After the flood: To run or not to run in New York City?

26 Faces in the Crowd

28 Just My Type

Steve Spurrier: The Head Ball Coach talks some ball

BY DAN PATRICK

108 Point After

Race and the NBA: It's never black and white

BY PHIL TAYLOR

COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW

38 Cody Zeller

Don't be fooled by his laid-back disposition: The nation's best player is thinking (and scoring) faster than everyone else

BY SETH DAVIS

46 Game Changers

In towns not often associated with March Madness, three players are ready to reshape their schools' destinies

52 Scouting Reports

Breaking down SI's Top 20—and the best of the rest of the NCAA's bracket contenders

84 Holly Warlick

The most fabled program in women's hoops has a new leader. If only her ascent weren't so bittersweet

BY KELLI ANDERSON

92 Evolve or Die

How did we get here? Tracing three decades of change that created the superspecialized modern game

BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

100 Time Warp

A look at a legendary shootout from 1990 shows how fast-paced the game once was—and likely never will be again

BY LUKE WINN

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK

ON THE COVER: Photograph by Todd Rosenberg (Indiana); David E. Klutho (Kansas); John W. McDonough (Louisville); Dennis Wierzbicki/US Presswire (Syracuse); Steve Franz (inset)

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PHOTOTODD ROSENBERGWHY WOULDN'T THIS MAN BE SMILING? Cody Zeller has already earned his stripes as the country's most dangerous scorer; now he and No. 1 Indiana have their eyes on a larger prize.FOUR PHOTOS