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  1. 2014-15 Season Preview: Ten of college basketball’s most important players

    Nov 7, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Arizona's Gabe York and T.J. McConnell (AP Photo)

    The most important player to a team isn’t always the most talented. Here are ten players who will be critical to their team’s national title hopes.

  2. Top 25 Countdown: No. 3 Wisconsin Badgers

    Nov 5, 2014, 8:33 PM EST

    AP Photo

    Just how good will Bo’s boys be this season? Is another Final Four a reality?

  3. 2014-15 Season Preview: College Basketball Dream Team

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Caris LeVert

    Is this team better than Philly?

  4. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Stanley Johnson, Sam Dekker lead wing forward rankings

    Oct 29, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Stanley Johnson (Arizona Athletics)

    CBT’s rankings of the best wings in college basketball heading into the 2014-15 season.

  5. Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker injured at practice on Friday

    Oct 24, 2014, 8:05 PM EST

    AP

    The Wisconsin forward is likely to miss a week or two

  6. What would Team USA look like if it only used college players?

    Aug 5, 2014, 11:14 AM EST

    Marcus Paige (Getty Images)

    There has been a lot of talk about the future of Team USA after Paul George’s injury. What would it look like with just college guys?

  7. LeBron James Skills Academy Day 1 Recap: College players shine, LeBron joins high school campers

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Sam Dekker, Deonte Burton, Jamil Wilson

    Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker and Kansas’ Kelly Oubre were two of the college standouts, and LeBron James even took the floor to play with the high school campers on Day 1.

  8. Alex Poythress posterizes Sam Dekker, gets kiss from John Calipari (VIDEO)

    Apr 5, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

    Alex Poythress

    Click here to view Alex Poythress’ dunk. Stay to watch Jarrod Polson’s reaction.

  9. Wisconsin holds off Penn State, 71-66, for seventh straight win

    Mar 2, 2014, 2:31 PM EST

    Nigel Hayes

    For another year, Wisconsin will finish Big Ten play as one of the top four teams in the conference standings. That became a certainty on Sunday afternoon when No. 14 Wisconsin held off a late comeback from Penn State, defeating the Nittany Lions on the road with a 71-66 final, giving the Badgers their seventh consecutive…

  10. With the focus on Fran McCaffery, we’ve overlooked Wisconsin’s dominant second half vs. Iowa

    Jan 6, 2014, 1:19 PM EST

    Adam Woodbury, Nigel Hayes

    No. 4 Wisconsin took down No. 22 Iowa in the first marquee matchup of the Big Ten regular season, erasing an 11-point halftime deficit in the process, and all anyone wants to do is talk about Fran McCaffery’s inability to keep his emotions in check. And to a point, I get it. When a coach…

  11. POSTERIZED: Sam Dekker’s one-handed alley-oop in Wisconsin’s win (VIDEO)

    Dec 29, 2013, 12:05 PM EST

    Sam Dekker

    Sam Dekker ended with 16 points in 11 rebounds as his double-double led the No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers to an 80-43 win over Prairie View A&M at home on Saturday. Eight minutes into the second half, with Wisconsin cruising, Dekker closed out on a shot, forcing a miss. He would be rewarded on the other…

  12. College Hoops Week in Review: Wisconsin’s for real, and so is Chaz Williams

    Dec 9, 2013, 1:44 PM EST

    Chaz Williams, Eric Mika

    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Chaz Williams, UMass UMass has been one of the nation’s most impressive teams this season, and the reason has been the emergence of guys like Raphiael Putney, Cady Lalanne and Sampson Carter. As good as those three have played, the MVP of this UMass team has been dynamic point guard Chaz Williams,…

  13. 11 threes, reserve Duje Dukan spark No. 21 Wisconsin to 86-75 win over St. John’s

    Nov 8, 2013, 10:03 PM EST

    UWBadgers.com

    Wisconsin put five players in double figures and shot 11-23 from beyond the arc as they knocked off a talented and athletic St. John’s team, 86-75. Josh Gasser led the way with 19 points, but it was the 16 points from Sam Dekker and 15 points from Ben Brust that really made the difference in…

  14. 2013-2014 Season Preview: The Top 20 Wing Forwards

    Oct 23, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Syracuse Orange forward C.J. Fair (R) drives to the net on Marquette Golden Eagles guard Trent Lockett during the first half in their East Regional NCAA men's basketball game in Washington

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  15. Hardcore hill training gets Badgers ready for a long season

    Oct 12, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Big Ten Basketball Tournament - Championship - Wisconsin v Ohio State

    Bo Ryan has been head coach at Wisconsin since 2001. His Badgers haven’t missed the NCAA tournament once during that time. They’ve never finished lower than fourth in the exceptionally loaded Big Ten. Think on that, and consider the persistence and consistency Ryan imparts to a team that changes in makeup every season. The grit…

  16. 2013-2014 Season Preview: No. 20 Wisconsin Badgers

    Oct 7, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Bo Ryan

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. The rest of our Top 25 Countdown can be found here. For a schedule of our…

  17. 2013-2014 Season Preview: College Hoops Breakout Players

    Oct 3, 2013, 2:00 PM EST

    Montrezl Harrell

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…