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College Basketball Top Freshman Watch for 2014-15 – Jahill Okafor

Jahlil Okafor; Credit - Kelly Kline (Getty Images)

Jahlil Okafor; Credit – Kelly Kline (Getty Images)

By Tramaine Hicks,

Being the best high school player in the nation is not only an honor but also a burden. Many times people judge you on how well you compete in a game and other players cannot wait to get their chance to show you up. Though being the number one player in the nation does give the sense that you are the best player and no matter who you play you leave your mark on the game. This year Jahill Okafor has demonstrated why he is not only one of the biggest players in this year’s class but he is one of the most dominant players in his class.

Early 2014-15 Top 25 College Teams

Quinn Cook; Credit Getty Images

Quinn Cook; Credit Getty Images

By Brian Buckey,

After a thrilling 2013-14 season in college basketball, it’s never too early to look forward to next season. With several impact players yet to make a decision on whether to turn pro or stay in school, this list could easily change in a few weeks. Here is a look at the top 25 for next season:

Roundball Direct: Top 5 upsets in the opening round of the tournament

Mercer Upsets Duke, Kevin Canevari's NaeNae Victory Dance; Credit Total Sports

Mercer Upsets Duke, Kevin Canevari’s NaeNae Victory Dance; Credit Total Sports

By: William Shaw

The start of this year’s NCAA tournament has provided a lot of buzzer beaters and upsets and below are the top 5 upsets of the opening round:

Tournament Longshots that Could Catch Lightning in a Bottle

Andrew Wiggins; Credit -Getty Images

Andrew Wiggins; Credit -Getty Images

By Jimtal Evans,

Will any of the top-15 ranked teams stumble badly enough to actually lose a second-round game in the NCAA Tournament? Both common sense and past history suggest that the likelihood of that happening is remote. Getting hit by lightning or winning the lottery seems more likely. Putting your faith in 12-seeds or higher is extremely dangerous to your bracket, if not your health. But the purpose of this article is to swing for the fences and attempt to guess where a huge loss or two might actually occur. After all, strange things sometimes do take place amidst March Madness. So let’s play the speculation game and see if we can pull a rabbit out of the hat.

Let the Madness Begin!

Jabari Parker; Credits - Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Jabari Parker; Credits – Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

 

By Erika Kincaid,

I hope everybody’s got their brackets filled out, because March Madness is upon us yet again.  This year, getting your bracket selections right could be worth quite a bit, as Warren Buffett has promised $1 Billion (yes…Billion with a B) to whoever fills out a perfect bracket.  This was probably a safe bet on his part, though, since the odds of correctly predicting all of the winners is something like one in ten million.  Plus, this year there are some serious contenders in all four regions; it is hard to really pick a clear winner.

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