Basketball Championships' Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of March Mayhem, Playoff Performances, and Tournament Oddities

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Potomac Books, Inc., Mar 31, 2007 - Basketball - 280 pages
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Fifty top-ten lists on topics like unlikely heroes and fantastic freshmen in the NCAA tournament, some of the best long-range gunners in playoff history, players who stepped up bigtime with a triple-doubles in important games, the best buzzer-beaters of all time, and even teams that excelled in the regular season but withered in the pressure cooker. --back cover.
 

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Contents

Unsung Heroes in the Title Game
2
She Played Great in the NCAA Championship Game
9
My Teams Only DoubleFigure Scorer
17
Final Four Scorers
19
Final Four ThreePointers
19
Basketball Dynasties
19
Smaller Division Dominators
19
Quadruple and TripleOvertime Games
23
I Coached Teams to NCAA and NIT Championships
36
NCAA and NBA Champions
36
She Won College and Pro Championships
36
Professional Titles as a Player and a Coach
36
Playoff Dominators
36
NBA Series Rallies
36
Dramatic Buzzer Beaters in the Playoffs
36
Playoff Upsets
36

Biggest NCAA Blowouts
32
Clutch Free Throws in the NCAA Finals
36
Stepping Up in the NCAA Tournament
36
I Played Solid in My One NCAA Tourney Game
36
My One NCAA Tourney Game Was Subpar
36
Final Game Flops
36
She Had a Subpar Title Game Too
36
Undefeated Mens Teams Entering the Big Dance
36
Undefeated Womens Teams Entering the Big Dance
36
DoubleDigit Seeds to at Least the Elite Eight
36
12 Seed Upsets
36
Those Dangerous 15 Seeds
36
Schools With Only One Ticket to the Big Dance
36
Bluegrass Bonanzas
36
Bluegrass Blues
36
Great Coaches Never in the Final Four
36
Five Final Fours or More
36
I Coached Different Teams to the Final Four
36
NBA Finals Record Holders
36
NBA Teams That Excelled in Regular Season but Not in Playoffs
36
Defensive Game Savers
36
Quarters of Playoff Greatness
36
Playoff TripleDoubles
39
Rings With Different Teams
41
NBA Playoff Game Rallies
41
Classic CelticsLakers Championship Games
41
Michael Jordans Greatest Playoff Performances
41
ABA Playoff Stars
41
Starring in the CBA Finals
43
DLeague Playoff Performers
48
Great International Championship Basketball Performances
53
Female Olympic Stars for the United States
59
Bibliography
64
Index
68
About the Author
134
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David L. Hudson Jr. is a First Amendment Scholar with the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University. He teaches First Amendment classes at the Nashville School of Law and Vanderbilt Law School. He is a First Amendment contributing editor to the American Bar Association's Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases. He is the author or co-author of more than thirty-five books, including "Let the Students Speak! A History of the Fight for Free Expression in American Schools "(2011);"The Encyclopedia of the First Amendment" (2009);"The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book "(2008); and "The Rehnquist Court: Understanding Its Impact and Legacy "(2006).

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