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Bill Frieder on Miami, Oregon, Indiana and more

27 January 2016 No Comments
This week I want to mention some teams that have a great chance to make the Final Four and maybe haven’t been talked about as much. Hurricane Forecast Let’s start in the ACC, and go way south. There is a lot of talent near South Beach. The Hurricanes beat a…
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Bill Frieder on Iowa, USC, Washington, the A-10 and more

20 January 2016 Comments are off for this post.
When you do something for the first time in more than 20 years, you can get excited. Iowa, behind Jarrod Uthoff, already beat Michigan State on the road for the first time since 1993 (ending an 18-game losing streak) and the Hawkeyes seem to be poised for an incredible run this year.…
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Bill Frieder on A&M, the MVC, Nevada and more

13 January 2016 Comments are off for this post.
Don’t look now, but Texas A&M just might be the favorite in the SEC. The Aggies have won seven in a row and are 14-2 after a solid Tuesday win over Florida. Billy Kennedy promised everyone a bid to the NCAAs after his team had a slump down the stretch last…
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Bill Frieder on OU-KU, Diamond Stone and more

06 January 2016 Comments are off for this post.
Happy New Year, folks! It’s early January, and here’s one reason college basketball is so great: Alabama State won at Virginia Tech on the opening weekend of the season; two nights ago, Virginia Tech beat fourth-ranked Virginia. You just never know as conference play begins. Speaking of… One word: Wow.…
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Bill Frieder on new coaches and next season

15 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Another season in the books, and with that comes coaching changes and predictions for the next year, although with transfers and spring recruiting and NBA Draft entries still coming, there is still so much to be decided. Looking into the Crystal (Basket)Ball Who do I like in 2015-16? Well, one…
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This Week in the NCAA: Duke and UConn win hoops titles

10 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
If March is about Cinderella springing a big upset in the NCAA Tournament, then April is about the kings and queens of college basketball showing why they’ve been on top so long. In the span of 24 hours on Monday and Tuesday of this week, Duke captured its fifth men’s…
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Bill Frieder on Duke, Kentucky and more

08 April 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Congratulations to Duke on a very hard-fought win over an emotionally spent Wisconsin team in the final. I am not going to lie…the fact that Duke cruised to a win over Michigan State while Wisconsin emptied its tank against a team trying to make history took its toll. You could…
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