COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW

50 Extreme Teams

Four programs will push the limits of what's believed to be sound NCAA strategy

By Luke Winn

58 Scouting Reports

SI's early bracket—November Madness!—plus a preseason Top 20

THE BEST OF THE REST

82 Shoni and Jude Schimmel

The Louisville sisters took their no-limits style from a reservation to the Final Four

By Kelli Anderson

90 Andre Dawkins

He lived his dream of playing for Duke—until tragedy sapped his passion for the game

By Seth Davis

32 | PRO FOOTBALL

The Buccaneers

Trying to catch a break in a season filled with losses, QB controversies and hazmat suits

By Andrew Lawrence

42 | COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Auburn

Their 2011 championship felt like ancient history—until Gus Malzahn returned

By Lars Anderson

2 | SI Digital

4 | Leading Off

14 | The Mail

18 | Scorecard

26 | Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Tamba Hali may rap, but he's not quitting his day job

29 | Faces in the Crowd

102 | Point After

Steve Rushin: Are all of us getting dumber? It's a smart question ...

SI HAS FOUR REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: SIMON BRUTY/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (NORTH CAROLINA AND DUKE); DAVID E. KLUTHO/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (MICHIGAN STATE AND MICHIGAN); BILL FRAKES/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, ANDREW HANCOCK FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (LOUISVILLE AND KENTUCKY); DAVID E. KLUTHO/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, GREG NELSON FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA STATE)

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PHOTOSTEVEN BRANSCOMBE/ZUMAPRESS.COM (CHEERLEADERS)HEY HEY, JAYS! Big-headed? Creighton's Doug McDermott has every right to be: SI ranks his team no. 17. PHOTOMIKE EHRMANN/GETTY IMAGES (GREG SCHIANO) PHOTOPOUYA DIANAT FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (NICK MARSHALL)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)