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Mike Rutherford

College Basketball Editor

Mike Rutherford is the college basketball editor for SBNation.com as well as the manager of CardChronicle.com. He lives in Louisville, KY where he's still best known for a runner-up performance in the 1997 city spelling bee. Mike likes most things, but not exclamation points. He hates exclamation points.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Can the Big East bounce back?

Our summer catchup series continues with a Big East Conference looking to shake the negative perception that has lingered after a rough debut season.

Doug Wojcik's biggest problem

Winning coaches seem to verbally abuse their players a lot less than coaches already on the hot seat, a curious coincidence Doug Wojcik now finds himself the latest example of.

Does the Atlantic 10 have another Dayton?

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The season of previewing is not upon us just yet, but the season of reviewing the state of each conference most certainly is. We continue today with the Atlantic 10.

Summer Catchup: West Coast Conference

The season of previewing is not upon us just yet, but the season of reviewing the state of each conference most certainly is. We continue today with the West Coast Conference.

McCants is his own worst enemy

The Rashad McCants/North Carolina saga has already reached a point where it needs significantly less talk from McCants and significantly more talk from everybody else if it's going to become something worthy of our time.

Summer catchup: Mountain West

The season of previewing is not upon us just yet, but the season of reviewing the state of each conference most certainly is. We begin with the Mountain West, where San Diego State is still king.

Grading the coaching hires

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May means four things in America: baseball, the NBA playoffs, evaluating offseason coaching hires in college basketball by assigning each one a grade, and allergies. This post is about one of those four things.

Mizzou swings big with Anderson hire

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On the surface, Missouri played it safe by hiring native son Kim Anderson on Monday. In reality, Mike Alden and company are going for gold by bringing back the longtime Tiger assistant.

College basketball's Czar of Bizarre

The 2012 National Coach of the Year who hasn't won a game in the NCAA Tournament since 2008 just left Missouri for Tulsa. Such is the life of college hoops' most unpredictable head coach.

Ranking all 67 games of the 2014 NCAA Tournament

Talking about a season that starts in seven months is cool and all, but the grand finale to 2013-14 that we all just experienced was so fulfilling that I think it deserves one final look.

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