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February 22, 2012

Made in the NCAA: The RPI's Birth, Triumph, and Encirclement

by John Gasaway

The Ratings Percentage Index is one of the most influential statistics in sports, and the NCAA is justly proud of a universally recognized rating system that it created in-house. But now the NCAA should take a page from the book of the man who invented the RPI.

Premium Article Good and Lucky: Inside Notre Dame's Turnaround

by John Gasaway

In his feature for ESPN Insider John says good outside shooting, some fortuitous bounces, and a steady performance from Jack Cooley have powered the Irish during their win streak.

February 21, 2012

Tuesday Truths: Crunch-Time Edition

by John Gasaway

As March draws ever closer, John says more people would have a correct view of Carolina if not for a certain game-winning shot by a certain player from a certain opposing team.

February 16, 2012

Premium Article Where Did the D Go?: West Virginia's Collapse

by John Gasaway

In his feature for ESPN Insider John says the Mountaineers' suddenly weak defense has put the team's NCAA tournament hopes in jeopardy.

February 15, 2012

Premium Article The Lobos' Fork in the Road: New Mexico's Moment

by John Gasaway

In his feature for ESPN Insider John says New Mexico has an opportunity this week to live up to their numbers and wrest control of the Mountain West.

February 14, 2012

Tuesday Truths: The Corrective Edition

by John Gasaway

This Valentine's Day there's nothing to love about misperceptions, and the per-possession numbers are telling John that Missouri, Kentucky, Memphis, and the entire Big Ten are all misunderstood.

February 10, 2012

Premium Article Streak Fail: How Good is Murray State?

by John Gasaway

In his feature for ESPN Insider, John says the Racers are still an unusually potent Ohio Valley team -- even if they're capable of losing a game.

February 7, 2012

Tuesday Truths: Total-Domination Edition

by John Gasaway

In his latest portrait of per-possession tumult, John says Ohio State, Kentucky, and Syracuse are dominant. And so are Cleveland State and New Mexico. Who knew?

February 6, 2012

Premium Article Calipari's Best Team Yet: Talent Plus Balance

by John Gasaway

In his feature for ESPN Insider John says John Calipari always has an abundance of talent on hand, but this year Kentucky has given their coach something new: a team that's equally outstanding on both sides of the ball.

February 2, 2012

Premium Article My Choice for No. 1: Why It's Ohio State

by John Gasaway

In his feature for ESPN Insider John says this may be the best team Thad Matta's ever had in Columbus.

February 1, 2012

Premium Article Too Few and Too Many: Turnovers and the Trouble with UConn

by John Gasaway

In his feature for ESPN Insider John says Connecticut has never forced many turnovers, but this year is extreme even by UConn standards.

January 31, 2012

Tuesday Truths: Full-Strength Edition

by John Gasaway

With all 14 conferences (finally) reporting, John looks at the per-possession numbers and says the ACC may not need to bring in Syracuse and Pitt to give North Carolina and Duke a challenge after all. It's already happening.

January 27, 2012

Premium Article Spartan Surprise: Izzo's Best Offense Ever?

by John Gasaway

Tom Izzo loves to worry about his teams. This year that may be tough to do. In his feature for ESPN Insider John says Michigan State's trajectory is looking very Final Four-like.

January 26, 2012

Premium Article How to Skip a Rebuild: San Diego State

by John Gasaway

In his feature for ESPN Insider, John says great defense and a stellar performance on offense from Chase Tapley have landed the young Aztecs atop the Mountain West a year ahead of schedule.

January 24, 2012

Tuesday Truths: Admittedly Early Edition

by John Gasaway

In his latest survey of the per-possession landscape, John keeps the focus on offense and finds Missouri mystical, Syracuse misunderstood, and Illinois misbehaving.

January 19, 2012

Premium Article The Outsiders: Living and Dying with Threes

by John Gasaway

In his feature for ESPN Insider John says Vanderbilt, Iowa State, and Michigan are the major-conference teams relying most heavily on threes so far this season.

January 17, 2012

Tuesday Truths: Back-with-a-Vengeance Edition

by John Gasaway

In his first look at 2012 per-possession happenings, John says Kansas is really good (even though they're less talented than ever), Pitt's really bad (even though their offensive rebounding's better than ever), and Georgia State is just plain scary on D.

January 16, 2012

Premium Article Kansas 2.0: New Look, Same Results

by John Gasaway

Bill Self's made it clear he doesn't have the depth he's accustomed to at Kansas, but in his feature for ESPN Insider John says the Jayhawks will win or share the Big 12 title for an eighth consecutive year.

January 12, 2012

Premium Article Gonzaga and Saint Mary's: Again

by John Gasaway

Even with the arrival of BYU in the West Coast Conference, tonight's game between the Zags and the Gaels will once again determine first place in the league. In his feature for ESPN Insider John previews the showdown.

January 11, 2012

Premium Article The Nation's Top 25 Freshmen: So Far

by John Gasaway

For the fourth year in a row John ranks D-I's best freshmen, many of whom don't even play for Kentucky.

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