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Sports Illustrated DIGITAL

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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Sports Illustrated DIGITAL

COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW

This is an article from the Nov. 12, 2012 issue

DOUG MCDERMOTT

Tuesday, Nov. 6

15 Mid-Major Players to Watch

BRITTNEY GRINER

Wednesday, Nov. 7

Women's Preseason Power Rankings

GORGUI DIENG

Thursday, Nov. 8

Crystal Ball Predictions

BRANDON TRICHE

Friday, Nov. 9

Weekend Picks

Why wait till March? College hoops madness begins now! Go to SI.com for in-depth analysis of your favorite teams from senior writers Seth Davis, Andy Glockner and Luke Winn, including their verdict on this year's surprise and flop teams, national player of the year and coaches on the hot seat, as well as the player who won't live up to the hype.

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Pete Thamel in The Paint

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED senior writer Pete Thamel takes a closer look at college basketball's power conferences and breaks down which teams you should watch out for this season.

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SI COMMENTARY

Peter King On ...

Alex Smith

Let's not forget how far the 49ers' quarterback has come. Has there ever been a young QB in NFL history who, in the first 16 games he played as a pro, lost five games by 39, 35, 38, 41 and 31 points, respectively? A player who, after leading San Francisco to a conference title game, watched the team flirt with another quarterback two months later and, in response, took a forlorn free-agent trip to the last place he'd ever want to be?

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