The State of the Game
A comprehensive examination of the current condition of college basketball
I love basketball. I don't just have a passion for it, I love basketball unconditionally, and I know that I am not alone in that. But, right now, the current landscape of the college game can leave its most loyal supporters with mixed feelings.
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