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SPOKANE, WA - DECEMBER 10: Josh Hawkinson #24 of the Washington State Cougars blocks the shot of Kevin Pangos #4 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the second half at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on December 10, 2014 in Spokane, Washington. Gonzaga defeated Washington State 81-66. (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Washington State Forward Josh Hawkinson

There may not be a player in the country who has benefited more from a coaching change this season than Hawkinson.

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TUCSON, AZ - JANUARY 04: Head coach Sean Miller of the Arizona Wildcats watches from the bench during the first half of the college basketball game against the Arizona State Sun Devils at McKale Center on January 4, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Pac-12 Recap: Arizona Looks Like Title Contender

Six Pac-12 teams were in action last night and six more take the court tonight, highlighted by Utah at UCLA. Yesterday, Arizona reminded us that it is among the nation’s elite, while Washington and Oregon State were exposed.

01/29/2015

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 02: Anthony Davis #23 of the Kentucky Wildcats looks on before taking on the Kansas Jayhawks in the National Championship Game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 2, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Best College Basketball Teams If Players Stayed Four Years

Here’s a scary thought: Anthony Davis, one of the top players in the NBA, would be a college senior this season. If players were forced to stay in school for four years, what would this season look like?

01/28/2015

PALO ALTO, CA - JANUARY 04: The Stanford Cardinal celebrate after they beat the Washington Huskies in overtime at Maples Pavilion on January 4, 2015 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Pac-12 Bracketology: How Many Teams Will Reach NCAA Tournament?

Which Pac-12 teams are in a good position to earn a bid? Which have a lot more work to do? With only two teams ranked in the top 25, there might not be much conference representation at the Big Dance.

01/27/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils walks off the court after the win over the St. John's Red Storm at Madison Square Garden on January 25, 2015 in New York City.Duke defeated St. John's 77-68.Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski recorded his 1,000th win. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

College Basketball Quick Hits: Duke, Virginia Escape

It was a weekend of near upsets in college basketball, as several top teams narrowly escaped against unranked foes. Iowa State was not one of them, falling to Texas Tech on Saturday, but the other favorites held on for victory.

01/26/2015

DURHAM, NC - DECEMBER 15: Jahlil Okafor #15 of the Duke Blue Devils during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on December 15, 2014 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Wooden Award Midseason Top 25

The watch list for the Wooden Award, the most prestigious of the trophies given annually to the best college basketball player, was reduced to 25 last week. Former winners include Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, and Kevin Durant.

01/22/2015

14 Jan 1999: Sean Lampley #21 of the California Golden Bears waits during the game against the UCLA Bruins at Pauley Pavilion in Westwood, California. The UCLA defeated the Cal 72-61. Mandatory Credit: Todd Warshaw /Allsport

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Hall Of Honor Inductees

The 12-man class, which includes 11 players and one coach, will officially be inducted before the conference tournament championship game in Las Vegas in March.

01/21/2015

MADISON, WI - JANUARY 15: Bronson Koenig #24 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates after making a three pointer during the second half against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Kohl Center on January 15, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Badgers Shine Amid Big Ten Basketball Woes

The Big Ten was the best conference in college basketball last year. And the year before that. And the year before that. And the year before that.

01/20/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 20: Head coach Larry Krystkowiak of the Utah Utes watches as his team takes on the UNLV Rebels during the 2014 MGM Grand Showcase basketball event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Utah won 59-46. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Quick Hits: Pac-12 Weekend Basketball

In the premiere match-up of the Pac-12 season—and one that will possibly remain so until they meet again on Feb. 28—Arizona dominated the second half to hand Utah its first league loss on Saturday.

01/19/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 20: Nigel Williams-Goss #5 of the Washington Huskies brings the ball up the court against the Oklahoma Sooners during the 2014 MGM Grand Showcase basketball event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Washington won 69-67. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Washington Guard Nigel Williams-Goss

Some coaches would frown on a player attempting 22 shots in a game. When Washington’s Nigel Williams-Goss did it, his coaches were pleased.

01/16/2015

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