Due to Duke’s dominating performance over Kentucky, Kansas’ win over MSU was largely forgotten. It was a very good game that showed a lot about two great teams. The Spartans did look sloppy and uncomfortable in the opening minutes and once they did settle in they went cold and couldn’t hit shots. Kansas took a 14-point lead into halftime, but Michigan State came out looking much better in the second half. Kansas ended up holding on for a 92-87 win, looking impressive in the process. Continue Reading!
Last year the Kansas Jayhawks won their 14th straight Big 12 regular season championship. This year they will very likely win their 15th. This is considering that there is a number of distractions around the program after the close of the FBI investigation, along with with the fact that that they will likely be without Silvio De Sousa as they are holding him out. It’s not that there aren’t any good teams in the Big 12 this year–Kansas State, West Virginia, TCU, and several others will all be good–but it frankly won’t matter. Kansas loses starters Devonte’ Graham, Svi Mykhailiuk, and Malik Newman, but that shouldn’t matter either. Continue Reading Here!
The Big East was one of the best conferences in the country last year, if not the best. They produced two number one seeds, Xavier and Villanova, and Villanova went on to defeat Michigan in the National Championship game. Six Big East teams made the tournament. The problem is many of these teams lost a lot of talent. The Big East Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Freshman of the Year are all no longer in the conference. With the Big East slightly depleted, there are four main contenders for the conference championship this year. Continue Reading!
The Southeastern Conference has a handful of legitimate contenders this season, such as Kentucky, Auburn, LSU, Mississippi State, and Tennessee. Kentucky is the preseason favorite according to almost everyone, and are many experts’ preseason #1. Continue Reading!