Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/2/12
With the 2012-13 college basketball season quickly approaching, the Sporting News has been flooding their college hoops section of the website with content this week. Yesterday they released their pre-season All American Teams along with a list of players who could have breakout seasons. Today they released their full preseason top 25 poll. Louisville came in at No. 2 behind only Indiana. 2. Louisville In determining a No. 1 team, we considered Indiana and Louisville and found that the primary difference is that Louisville has a lot of very good players and IU has an obviously great one. But “very good” has won the national title in recent years, most notably with Duke in 2010. And it’s not inconceivable that Louisville guard Wayne Blackshear could turn out to be special, or that point guard Peyton Siva (pictured) or center Gorgui Dieng could continue evolving in that direction. The Cardinals have all the depth, size and experience necessary to contend for the NCAA title. — Mike D...
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