Five Conference Realignments That We Would Love To See

It’s no secret that many conferences have their strengths and weaknesses when it comes to the teams it consists of.

As such, many schools have bolted for different leagues or stayed to take advantage of weaker opponents. (We’re looking at you, Gonzaga …)

In the 2013-14 season, the realignment impact was clear for the bigger conferences. The trickle-down effect occurred in the following 2014-15 season for many of the smaller schools and conferences, with the exception of Louisville making the move to the ACC or Davidson making its long-awaited switch to the Atlantic 10.

With the Duke Blue Devils being crowned champions this past season, here are some conference moves we’d love to see before the upcoming season.

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Top 10 Game-Changing Shots

The 2015 NCAA basketball season is in the books. Many games came down to a last second shot while a few big games were decided by some key moments. I’m going to give you my top 10 game-changing shots of the 2015 season.

A fair warning, this doesn’t include a lot of the regular season — mainly tournament shots or in one case, a tournament birth. Without further ado, let’s get this ball rolling.

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Three games not to miss in the Sweet 16

If you don’t have time the next two nights to watch all eight games of the Sweet 16, here are the three you want to try to rearrange your schedule to see.

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Sweet 16 Preview: 5 Ways West Virginia Can Stop Perfection

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No. 1 Kentucky has been unstoppable, going 36-0 and cruising into the Sweet 16. The No. 5 Mountaineers come into Thursday night as the underdogs, but freshman Daxter Miles Jr. told ESPN yesterday that he was confident in his team, and the Wildcats will be 36-1 tomorrow. While West Virginia fans appreciate his confidence, it will take more than that to bring down the juggernaut Kentucky, something Bob Huggins knows all too well. Here are five things West Virginia will have to do Thursday to end Kentucky’s perfect season.

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Instant Analysis: West Virginia advances

This was another great match-up pitting a 4-seed in Maryland and 5-seed in West Virginia together with the winner getting tournament-favorite Kentucky and a chance to change the course of history. In a game that was back and forth through the first half, West Virginia was able to pull away in the second for a 69-59 win.

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