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College / Nov 13, 2012 / 2:30 pm

Led By Jack Cooley, Notre Dame’s Returning Core Powers The Irish

Jack Cooley

Jack Cooley (photo. Notre Dame)

Midnight Madness is over, and with it went the smoke machines, dunk contests and laser shows that kick off the season. College basketball begins now, and while the excitement still remains it’s time to peel the hype back and see who the nation’s best truly are. That’s why Dime has you covered with individual previews of the nation’s top 15 teams and a few others just outside, all over the course of the next few weeks. Today, Notre Dame. Read More »

College / Jan 9, 2012 / 5:00 pm

The Top 5 College Basketball Performances Of The Weekend

Skylar Diggins

Skylar Diggins (photo. Matt Cashore)

College basketball’s a volatile market, but it’s time to buy the five teams, players or coaches highlighted here after what they did this weekend.

A vote of confidence here doesn’t mean they can’t struggle later or won’t be replaced even quicker. But before you hit the rest of the week, watch out for these players and teams on the hardwood after how they worked the weekend. Read More »

College / Mar 11, 2011 / 4:00 pm

Big East Tournament Superlatives

Ashton Gibbs

Ashton Gibbs (photo. University of Pittsburgh)

For years, I’ve said that the Big East Tournament makes up my five favorite days of the basketball year. It’s not that I don’t enjoy the NCAA tournament or the NBA Playoffs, but to me, it doesn’t get better than many of the best teams in the college playing in the biggest city in the country in the World’s Most Famous Arena. Thursday’s games were just more testimony to my already strong beliefs. Here are my awards from Day 3… Read More »