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DAngelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Ohio State Guard D’Angelo Russell

A United States Basketball Writers Association First Team All American, Russell will lead Ohio State into this week’s NCAA Tournament.

03/17/2015

LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: Willie Cauely-Stien #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats shoots the ball during the game against the Florida Gators at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bracket Revealed

We will not have a repeat champion this year. While expected for much of the season, it became official yesterday, when Connecticut lost in the American Conference finals and was denied an at-large bid.

03/16/2015

MORGANTOWN, WV - JANUARY 13: Daxter Miles Jr. #4 of the West Virginia Mountaineers reacts to the crowd late in the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at the WVU Coliseum on January 13, 2015 in Morgantown, West Virginia. WVU defeated Oklahoma 86-65. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Rising Star: West Virginia Guard Daxter Miles, Jr.

On the court, the 6’3” shooting guard has stepped up his game following injuries to Staten and Browne. Miles is averaging 7.2 points per game while shooting 40 percent from the field and 34 percent from deep.

03/13/2015

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - FEBRUARY 15: Brenden Glapion #32 of the California Golden Bears practices his shooting before their game against the Utah Utes at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on February 15, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Quick Hits: Pac-12 Conference Tournament Preview

The Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament begins Wednesday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

03/10/2015

LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: Andrew Harrison #5 (left) and Trey Lyles #41 (right) of the Kentucky Wildcats talk to the crowd following the game against the Florida Gators at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 67-50 to finish the regular 31-0. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Five Things: First Teams Clinch NCAA Tournament Bids

It’s the most exciting time of year for college basketball fans. Some of the smaller conferences have wrapped up their tournaments, while the bigger leagues’ are set to begin.

03/09/2015

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19: A basketball sits on the court during a break in the action between the Brooklyn Nets and the Philadelphia 76ers during preseason action at the Barclays Center on October 19, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The 76ers defeated the Nets 106-76. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Valparaiso Forward Alec Peters Shines In Regular Season Finale

Alec Peters is not just a scorer. The 6’9” forward proved that in the first half of Valparaiso’s regular season finale against Cleveland State, passing out of double teams and attempting just two shots.

03/06/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 04: Tony Parker #23 of the UCLA Bruins stands on the court in the game with the USC Trojans at Pauley Pavilion on March 4, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. UCLA won 85-74. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Quick Hits: UCLA And Oregon Clinch Tournament Byes

It was the final regular season game for the four Pac-12 teams that played last night. The rest have two remaining and take the court tonight and Saturday.

03/05/2015

WICHITA, KS - FEBRUARY 28: Guard Fred Van Vleet #23 of the Wichita State Shockers celebrates with teammates after a scoring run against the Northern Iowa Panthers during the first half on February 28, 2015 at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Five Things: Wichita, Arizona Win Big Games

Saturday’s slate was incredible, and some of the biggest and best games are recapped below. In many conferences, regular season concluded this past weekend, meaning the league tournaments are set to begin (some as early as tomorrow).

03/02/2015

TUCSON, AZ - FEBRUARY 19: Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats talks to his team during a break from the college basketball game against the USC Trojans at McKale Center on February 19, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona, Utah Battle For Control Of Pac-12

The hype that existed for the first match-up between Arizona and Utah, on Jan. 17, has only grown for Saturday’s showdown.

02/27/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 29: Tony Parker #23 of the UCLA Bruins grabs a rebound against Jakob Peoltl #42 of the Utah Utes at Pauley Pavilion on January 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. UCLA won 69-59. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Quick Hits: Parker, UCLA Roll

The Pac-12 teams with NCAA Tournament aspirations won last night, and others are in action tonight.

02/26/2015

TUCSON, AZ - DECEMBER 09: Dusan Ristic #14 of the Arizona Wildcats during the college basketball game against the Utah Valley Wolverines at McKale Center on December 9, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Wolverines 87-56. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Arizona Forward Dusan Ristic

With all the talent on the floor for last Saturday’s Arizona-Utah game, it was a freshman reserve who made the difference.

02/25/2015

MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 27: Stefan Nastic #4 of the Stanford Cardinal leaves the court during a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament against the Dayton Flyers at the FedExForum on March 27, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Pac-12 Players Nominated For Inaugural Awards

College basketball fans are likely familiar with the Bob Cousy Award, which has been given to the country’s top collegiate point guard for the past 11 years.

02/24/2015

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