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Ray Allen appears none too pleased with his messy roommate, UConn teammate Travis Knight, in Feb. 1996. (Gabe Palacio/SI)

Ray Allen appears none too pleased with his messy roommate, UConn teammate Travis Knight, in Feb. 1996. (Gabe Palacio/SI)

Indiana coach Bob Knight winds up and tosses a chair across the floor during the Hoosiers’ 72-63 loss to Purdue on Feb. 23, 1985, in Bloomington, Ind.  On Tuesday, appearing on ESPN’s Mike and Mike radio show, Knight explained that he believes the NBA has “raped” college basketball with one-and-dones  (AP)

Indiana coach Bob Knight winds up and tosses a chair across the floor during the Hoosiers’ 72-63 loss to Purdue on Feb. 23, 1985, in Bloomington, Ind.  On Tuesday, appearing on ESPN’s Mike and Mike radio show, Knight explained that he believes the NBA has “raped” college basketball with one-and-dones  (AP)

The 14th-seeded Mercer Bears stunned the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils, 78-71, today. Jakob Gollon (20) led Mercer with 20 points, shooting 9-for-9 on free throws, while Duke’s freshman star Jabari Parker struggled, turning the ball over four times. Mercer scored 11 straight points during a late 20-5 run that clinched the biggest victory in school history. (Simon Bruty/SI)

GALLERY: Biggest NCAA Tournament Upsets

The 14th-seeded Mercer Bears stunned the No. 3 Duke Blue Devils, 78-71, today. Jakob Gollon (20) led Mercer with 20 points, shooting 9-for-9 on free throws, while Duke’s freshman star Jabari Parker struggled, turning the ball over four times. Mercer scored 11 straight points during a late 20-5 run that clinched the biggest victory in school history. (Simon Bruty/SI)
GALLERY: Biggest NCAA Tournament Upsets

UCLA freshman Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) poses with coach John Wooden on Nov. 8, 1965.  The two are considered the greatest college basketball player and coach of all time.  (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: The 75 Greatest College Basketball Players

UCLA freshman Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) poses with coach John Wooden on Nov. 8, 1965.  The two are considered the greatest college basketball player and coach of all time.  (Neil Leifer/SI)
GALLERY: The 75 Greatest College Basketball Players

Sophomore point guard Magic Johnson made the Spartans fly in 1979, and his two triple doubles capped an otherworldly NCAA run that would earn Michigan State its first national title and Johnson a statue on campus. “Every member of the team is a hero,” one Spartans fan gushed to SI that April, “but Magic is a legend.” (Rich Clarkson/SI)

GALLERY: Best Tourney Seeds Ever, 16-1

Sophomore point guard Magic Johnson made the Spartans fly in 1979, and his two triple doubles capped an otherworldly NCAA run that would earn Michigan State its first national title and Johnson a statue on campus. “Every member of the team is a hero,” one Spartans fan gushed to SI that April, “but Magic is a legend.” (Rich Clarkson/SI)
GALLERY: Best Tourney Seeds Ever, 16-1

North Carolina’s Julius Peppers puts a shot up against Duke’s Casey Sanders at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, NC, on March 4, 2001. (Manny Millan/SI)

North Carolina’s Julius Peppers puts a shot up against Duke’s Casey Sanders at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, NC, on March 4, 2001. (Manny Millan/SI)

After surpassing 3,000 points in his already illustrious collegiate career, Doug McDermott lands on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The image is inspired by a cover of Larry Bird, “College Basketball’s Secret Weapon,” from Nov. 28, 1977. (Lane Stewart, Al Tielemans/SI)

GALLERY: 2014 Sports Illustrated Covers

After surpassing 3,000 points in his already illustrious collegiate career, Doug McDermott lands on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The image is inspired by a cover of Larry Bird, “College Basketball’s Secret Weapon,” from Nov. 28, 1977. (Lane Stewart, Al Tielemans/SI)
GALLERY: 2014 Sports Illustrated Covers

Chad Qualls slams home a thundering two-hand rebound dunk with .2 seconds remaining in overtime to send Arkansas to an 87-85 victory over No. 13 Kentucky on Tuesday night, Jan. 14, 2014. (Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT via Getty Images)

Chad Qualls slams home a thundering two-hand rebound dunk with .2 seconds remaining in overtime to send Arkansas to an 87-85 victory over No. 13 Kentucky on Tuesday night, Jan. 14, 2014. (Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT via Getty Images)

Michael Jordan guards Len Bias during a Jan. 1984 game between Maryland and North Carolina.  Len Bias, who died two days after being selected No. 2 overall in the 1986 NBA Draft, would’ve celebrated his 50th birthday today (Nov. 18). (Manny Millan/SI)

Michael Jordan guards Len Bias during a Jan. 1984 game between Maryland and North Carolina.  Len Bias, who died two days after being selected No. 2 overall in the 1986 NBA Draft, would’ve celebrated his 50th birthday today (Nov. 18). (Manny Millan/SI)

Army Black Knights head coach Bobby Knight poses with player Mike Krzyzewski circa 1966 in West Point, NY. (Army/Collegiate Images/Getty Images)

Army Black Knights head coach Bobby Knight poses with player Mike Krzyzewski circa 1966 in West Point, NY. (Army/Collegiate Images/Getty Images)

Purdue University guard John Wooden poses in action in West Lafayette, Ind. As a student at Purdue, Wooden was All-American for three years (1930-32) and Player of the Year in 1932.  (AP)

Purdue University guard John Wooden poses in action in West Lafayette, Ind. As a student at Purdue, Wooden was All-American for three years (1930-32) and Player of the Year in 1932.  (AP)

Indiana State forward Larry Bird passes out of a double-team during a 1979 game against South Illinois.  Bird would go onto win the 1979 Naismith Award for the Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year. SI’s Luke Winn predicts Indiana center Cody Zeller will win this year’s top prize. (Rich Clarkson/SI)

GALLERY: Larry Bird - The Indiana State Years
WINN: 2012-13 Naismith Award Watch List

Indiana State forward Larry Bird passes out of a double-team during a 1979 game against South Illinois.  Bird would go onto win the 1979 Naismith Award for the Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year. SI’s Luke Winn predicts Indiana center Cody Zeller will win this year’s top prize. (Rich Clarkson/SI)
GALLERY: Larry Bird - The Indiana State YearsWINN: 2012-13 Naismith Award Watch List

Kentucky’s Rajon Rondo drives against Mississippi’s Bam Doyne during a 2005 SEC Tournament game. Rondo’s time at Kentucky was a mixed bag. Although the point guard averaged 11 points per game and piloted the Wildcats to the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2006 (his second and final season), it was the first of two straight seasons with double-digit losses, which resulted in Tubby Smith’s exit. SI’s Rob Dauster ranked this year’s Kentucky squad No. 1 in his preseason SEC rankings. (Wade Payne/Icon SMI)

DAUSTER: 2012 SEC Primer
GALLERY: Rare Rajon Rondo Photos

Kentucky’s Rajon Rondo drives against Mississippi’s Bam Doyne during a 2005 SEC Tournament game. Rondo’s time at Kentucky was a mixed bag. Although the point guard averaged 11 points per game and piloted the Wildcats to the second round of the NCAA tournament in 2006 (his second and final season), it was the first of two straight seasons with double-digit losses, which resulted in Tubby Smith’s exit. SI’s Rob Dauster ranked this year’s Kentucky squad No. 1 in his preseason SEC rankings. (Wade Payne/Icon SMI)DAUSTER: 2012 SEC PrimerGALLERY: Rare Rajon Rondo Photos

Kansas Coach Larry Brown runs a Jayhawks practice during the 1988 season. Brown went 135-44 in five seasons with the Jayhawks, including a national championship in 1988. Current Kansas coach Bill Self is currently in his 10th year as Kansas coach and according to SI’s Rob Dauster, the Jayhawks are contenders again this season. (AP)

DAUSTER: Self has Kansas in line for another big season
GALLERY: Larry Brown Through the Years

Kansas Coach Larry Brown runs a Jayhawks practice during the 1988 season. Brown went 135-44 in five seasons with the Jayhawks, including a national championship in 1988. Current Kansas coach Bill Self is currently in his 10th year as Kansas coach and according to SI’s Rob Dauster, the Jayhawks are contenders again this season. (AP)
DAUSTER: Self has Kansas in line for another big seasonGALLERY: Larry Brown Through the Years

Houston guard Clyde Drexler, a member of “Phi Slama Jama” glides to the hoop during a 1983 game. (Manny Millan/SI)

GALLERY: Best NCAA Starting Fives

Houston guard Clyde Drexler, a member of “Phi Slama Jama” glides to the hoop during a 1983 game. (Manny Millan/SI)
GALLERY: Best NCAA Starting Fives