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Suddenly, Parity Infects College Basketball

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Everyone knew Alabama was going to win another national football championship, but college hoops is different. It's not only up for grabs because of the unpredictability of the NCAA tournament, but because there's just no powerhouse team this season. It's now time to focus on college hoops. Sure, the NHL is back -- but who really cares. March Madness is exactly 70 days away -- and this is the best way to play catch-up on anything you've missed over the first two months of the season. We've got you covered with some college hoops first-half reflections.

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