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By Mark Mulvoy

By Alexander Wolff

MIKE KRZYZEWSKI THE DUKE COACH TALKS ABOUT THE PRICE OF SUCCESS AND HIS RETURN TO COURTSIDE

By Mike Krzyzewski; Alexander Wolff

COLLEGE BASKETBALL '95-96

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

By Kelli Anderson

Pressure Defense

MINISTERS OF DEFENSE TODAY'S BEST COACHES HAVE REJECTED THE PASSIVE ZONES OF THE PAST IN FAVOR OF INTENSE PRESSURE D. THEIR REWARD? NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

By Hank Hersch

BIG WHEEL ONE OF THE NATION'S TOP DEFENSIVE PLAYERS, VIRGINIA'S HAROLD DEANE HAS HELPED PUT THE CAVALIERS ON THE ROAD TO THE TOURNAMENT

By Kelli Anderson

HOT SHOT STANFORD'S DION CROSS, A DEADEYE WITH THE THREE-POINTER, IS THE KIND OF WEAPON THAT MAKES DEFENSES SWEAT

By Austin Murphy

HE'S THE X-MAN WHEN KANSAS'S ROY WILLIAMS GIVES A CHALK TALK, HIS JAYHAWKS GET A LESSON IN DEFENSE

By John Garrity

Scouting Reports

THE MASTER LIST HOW THEY RANK

1 KANSAS

By John Garrity

2 KENTUCKY

By Ashley McGeachy

3 VILLANOVA

By Hank Hersch

KERRY KITTLES

By Hank Hersch

4 MISSISSIPPI STATE

By William F. Reed

5 UCONN

By Teddy Greenstein

6 UCLA

By Alan Shipnuck

TOBY BAILEY

By Richard Hoffer

7 MEMPHIS

By Kelly Whiteside

LORENZEN WRIGHT

By Kelly Whiteside

8 CALIFORNIA

By Alan Shipnuck

9 MICHIGAN

By Teddy Greenstein

10 WAKE FOREST

By Seth Davis

11 STANFORD

By Austin Murphy

12 UTAH

By John Walters

KEITH VAN HORN

By John Walters

13 GEORGETOWN

By Teddy Greenstein

14 ARKANSAS

By Dana Gelin

15 CINCINNATI

By Hank Hersch

16 IOWA

By David Fleming

CHRIS KINGSBURY

By David Fleming

17 UMASS

By J.B. Morris

18 OKLAHOMA

By Lars Anderson

19 GEORGIA

By Dana Gelin

20 MISSOURI

By Lars Anderson

SIMEON AND SAMMY HALEY

By Franz Lidz

21 MARYLAND

By Dana Gelin

22 VIRGINIA

By Kelli Anderson

23 LOUISVILLE

By William F. Reed

24 TULANE

By Marty Burns

25 MARQUETTE

By Marty Burns

1 BIG EAST

By David Sabino

2 SEC

By Mark Bechtel

3 USA

By William F. Reed

4 ACC

By Ashley McGeachy

5 BIG EIGHT

By Chad Millman

6 PAC-10

By Alan Shipnuck

7 BIG TEN

By Teddy Greenstein

8 ATLANTIC 10

By J.B. Morris

9 WAC

By Paul Gutierrez

10 SWC

By RICHARD DEUTSCH

THE TOP 25

By Dana Gelin

SAUDIA ROUNDTREE

By Dana Gelin

1994-95 FINAL STATS

THE EDGE WHETHER IT'S NERVE-RACKING NOISE OR ARCHITECTURAL PLOYS, SOME HOME COURTS HAVE A BUILT-IN ADVANTAGE

By Jack McCallum

MERELY PERFECT THE 1975-76 HOOSIERS WERE THE LAST UNBEATEN TEAM TO WIN THE NCAA TITLE, BUT FOR 20 YEARS THEY HAVE HAD TROUBLE GETTING TOP BILLING IN INDIANA

By Bruce Newman

BYE-BYE, BABY THE NATION'S BEST COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYERS THIS SEASON AREN'T IN COLLEGE

By Leigh Montville

The Conferences

USA! USA! BORN OUT OF THAT ALL-AMERICAN DESIRE TO INCREASE PROFITS, THE NEW CONFERENCE USA IS AN INSTANT POWER

By Gerry Callahan

FACE VALUE A COMBUSTIBLE COURTSIDE COUNTENANCE TELLS ONLY HALF THE STORY OF WHAT MAKES CINCINNATI COACH BOB HUGGINS TICK

By Hank Hersch

Other Conferences

RATING THE REST

By Mark Bechtel; Stephen Cannella; Joanna Cohen; Seth Davis; David Fleming; Paul Gutierrez; Evan Kanew; Mark McClusky; Ashley McGeachy; Beth McNichol; MATTHEW RUDY; David Sabino; Kimberly Wong

AWARDS AS OUR COLLEGE BASKETBALL EXPERTS SEE IT, THESE ARE THE PRESEASON FAVORITES FOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR AND FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR

1994-95 FINAL STATS

Departments

Division Iii

COMING THROUGH AGAINST ALL ODDS, NEW JERSEY TECH'S CLARENCE PIERCE HAS USED BASKETBALL TO SURVIVE A PERILOUS PAST

By Kelly Whiteside

Naia

COUNTRY'S DARLINGS SOME OF NASHVILLE'S BIGGEST STARS, LED BY SINGER VINCE GILL, ARE COURTSIDE DEVOTEES OF BELMONT UNIVERSITY

By Dana Gelin

Junior Colleges

NEW HORIZONS RUBEN PATTERSON LEFT CLEVELAND TO FIND INDEPENDENCE ON THE PLAINS. HIS NEXT STOP MAY BE THE BIG TIME

By Sally Jenkins

Division I Women

SWEET VICTORY IN WINNING THE NATIONAL TITLE, UCONN ALSO WON THE ADMIRATION OF QUEENS, PUNDITS AND PRESIDENTS

By Kelli Anderson