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Warren Buffett (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Early Upsets Dash Billion Dollar Hopes For Perfect NCAA Tournament Brackets

A second day of upsets ended any chance of someone having a perfect NCAA tournament bracket in Warren Buffett’s $1 billion challenge.

03/22/2014

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Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Mizzou, UMass & More

Missouri’s perimeter triumvirate of Jordan Clarkson, Jabari Brown, and Earnest Ross wasn’t mentioned in the same breath at the start of the season with the back courts at UConn, Memphis, Louisville and Oklahoma State, but that will all change moving forward.

12/09/2013

Coach K talks to Amile Jefferson of the Duke Blue Devils. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Duke’s Unsung Presence & More

Amile Jefferson will be Duke’s unsung presence next season. The 6-8 forward will likely start at center for the Blue Devils and should benefit from playing at a faster pace.

08/09/2013

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Jon Rothstein’s Atlantic 10 Offseason Notebook

The Atlantic 10 may have lost brand name schools like Temple, Xavier, and Butler, but everyone else in the league improved since the end of last season.

07/01/2013

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Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Larkin’s Future, Fordham Rising & More

If Shane Larkin returns to Miami for his junior season, the Hurricanes will make the NCAA Tournament. If he leaves for the NBA, Jim Larranaga’s team will be in complete rebuilding mode.

04/26/2013

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Rothstein: Colorado And 4 More Teams With Pivotal Weeks Ahead In College Basketball

The Buffaloes are the sleeper team in the PAC 12 and have a real chance to help their NCAA chances with games at home against Arizona and Arizona State.

02/12/2013

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Rothstein Files: Five Hidden Gems For The College Hoops Weekend

Early season tournaments will headline this weekend in college hoops but we’ve identified five under the radar games to keep an eye on.

11/16/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From UMass

Chaz Williams is a like a magnet. The undersized point guard has an infectious personality — and it’s easily noticeable if you’re in the gym with him for even just a matter of moments.

09/28/2012

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Season Opener Was A ‘Wake-Up Call,’ A ‘Rude Awakening’ For Victor Cruz

“For me, personally, I guess (there were) a couple of first-game jitters,” Cruz said. “I was thinking that the game was just going to come to me naturally, but I got a nice little wake-up call, a nice little rude awakening.”

09/11/2012

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Rothstein Files: Atlantic 10 Offseason Notebook

UMass boasts one of the Atlantic 10’s best back courts with do-everything floor general Chaz Williams and Jesse Morgan, a burgeoning off guard who could be one of the league’s best defenders.

09/10/2012

Paul Hewitt (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Temple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O’Brien as a transfer this past week.

08/10/2012

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Rothstein Files: A Smart Move To The Atlantic 10

It seemed like VCU was primed to remain on their perch atop the CAA standings for years to come. That all changed in May when VCU along with Butler joined the Atlantic-10 for the upcoming season.

07/24/2012

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Rothstein Files: 10 Reasons To Be Excited About The Atlantic-10

Chaz Williams took the conference by storm in his first season in the Atlantic-10 and only figures to be more of a menace in 2012-13.

06/06/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Instant Effects Of VCU Joining The Atlantic-10

Of the Atlantic-10’s 14 teams, 10 finished with .500 or better overall records last season, and adding VCU to that mix only enhances the league as a whole.

05/16/2012

Joe Martinek of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Undrafted Rutgers Alum Martinek Hoping To Make Giants

Hopatcong native and Rutgers’ alum, undrafted free agent Joe Martinek is marking his mark in Giants’ rookie camp.

WFAN–05/12/2012

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