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2012–13 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Season
The 2012–13 BIG TEN MEN\'S BASKETBALL SEASON began with practices in October 2012, followed by the start of the 2012–13 NCAA
NCAA
Division I men\'s basketball season in November. Conference play began in early-January 2013, and concluded in March with the 2013 Big Ten Men\'s Basketball Tournament at the United Center in Chicago . All conference regular season and tournament games were broadcast nationally. For the 37th consecutive season, the conference led the nation in attendance. The conference enjoyed nine postseason invitations including seven to the 2013 NCAA
NCAA
Men\'s Division I Basketball Tournament (NCAA Tournament). Eight of the nine posteason participants posted at least one win. The Conference compiled a 19–9 postseason record including a 14–7 record in the NCAA
NCAA
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United Center
UNITED CENTER is an indoor sports arena located in the Near West Side neighborhood of Chicago
Chicago
, Illinois
Illinois
. The United Center
United Center
is home to both the Chicago
Chicago
Bulls of the National Basketball
Basketball
Association ( NBA
NBA
) and the Chicago
Chicago
Blackhawks of the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
(NHL). The arena is named after its city-based corporate sponsor, United Airlines
United Airlines
. The plan to build the arena was created by then Blackhawks owner Bill Wirtz and Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf . The United Center's predecessor was the Chicago
Chicago
Stadium , the original "Madhouse on Madison", which was demolished after the new arena opened for business on August 18, 1994
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Chicago, Illinois
CHICAGO (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ ( listen ) or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/ ), officially the CITY OF CHICAGO, is the third-most populous city in the United States
United States
. With over 2.7 million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois
Illinois
and the Midwestern United States . It is the county seat of Cook County . The Chicago metropolitan area , often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago
Chicago
has also been called a global architecture capital. In terms of wealth and economy, Chicago
Chicago
is considered one of the most important business centers in the world
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2013 National Invitation Tournament
The 2013 NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT was a single-elimination tournament of 32 NCAA Division I teams that were not selected to participate in the 2013 NCAA Tournament . The annual tournament began on March 19 on campus sites and ended on April 4 at Madison Square Garden . Baylor defeated Iowa , 74–54, to capture the Bears its first NIT title in school history. CONTENTS* 1 Participants * 1.1 Automatic qualifiers * 1.2 Seeds * 2 Bracket * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links PARTICIPANTSAUTOMATIC QUALIFIERSThe following teams earned automatic berths into the 2013 NIT field by virtue of winning their conferences' regular season championship, but failing to win their conference tournament. These teams also did not receive an at-large bid for the NCAA Tournament
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AP Poll
The ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP POLL) provides weekly rankings of the top 25 NCAA teams in one of three Division I college sports: football , men's basketball and women\'s basketball . The rankings are compiled by polling 65 sportswriters and broadcasters from across the nation. Each voter provides his own ranking of the top 25 teams, and the individual rankings are then combined to produce the national ranking by giving a team 25 points for a first place vote, 24 for a second place vote, and so on down to 1 point for a twenty-fifth place vote. Ballots of the voting members in the AP Poll are made public. CONTENTS* 1 College football
College football
* 1.1 History * 1.2 No. 1 vs. No
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Jeff Withey
JEFFREE DAVID WITHEY (born March 7, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of Kansas where he became known for his shot-blocking ability and his defensive presence. He was drafted 39th overall in the 2013 NBA draft by the Portland Trail Blazers . CONTENTS * 1 High school career * 2 College career * 2.1 Arizona (2008) * 2.2 Kansas (2009–2013) * 2.2.1 2012–13 season * 2.3 College statistics * 3 Professional career * 3.1 New Orleans Pelicans (2013–2015) * 3.2 Utah Jazz (2015–2017) * 3.3 Dallas Mavericks (2017–present) * 4 NBA career statistics * 4.1 Regular season * 4.2 Playoffs * 5 References * 6 External links HIGH SCHOOL CAREERWithey led Horizon High School to the state Division IV title in his sophomore season (2006) and he graduated in the class of 2008
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NABC Defensive Player Of The Year
The NABC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR is an award given annually by the National Association of Basketball Coaches to recognize the top defensive player in United States college basketball . The award has been given since 1987 and was previously known as the HENRY IBA CORINTHIAN AWARD, named after Hall of Fame coach Henry Iba , who coached at Oklahoma State University from 1934–1970. Duke University has dominated the award with six recipients who have won a total of nine awards. The only other schools with more than one recipient are Connecticut , with two recipients who combined for four awards, and Ohio State and Kentucky , with two recipients who each won the award once. Three players have been named the NABC Defensive Player of the Year on three occasions—Stacey Augmon of UNLV (1989–91), Tim Duncan of Wake Forest (1995–97), and Shane Battier of Duke (1999–2001). Greg Oden (2007) and Anthony Davis (2012) are the only freshmen to have won the award
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NCAA
The NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (NCAA) is a non-profit association which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions, conferences, organizations, and individuals. It also organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States and Canada
Canada
, and helps more than 450,000 college student-athletes who compete annually in college sports. The organization is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana . In 2014, the NCAA generated almost a billion dollars in revenue. 80 to 90% of this revenue was due to the Division I Men\'s Basketball
Basketball
Tournament . This revenue is then distributed back into various organizations and institutions across the United States. In August 1973, the current three-division setup of Division I , Division II , and Division III was adopted by the NCAA membership in a special convention
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List Of U.S. Men's College Basketball National Player Of The Year Awards
This article lists U.S. MEN\'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARDS. Several different organizations sponsor an award for the nation's top player. CONTENTS * 1 Trophies * 2 List of honorees * 3 Honors * 4 Defunct awards * 5 References TROPHIES AWARD NAME SPONSORING ORGANIZATION IMAGE FIRST AWARDED Naismith College Player of the Year Atlanta Tipoff Club 1969 Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year Associated Press 1961 Adolph Rupp Trophy Commonwealth Athletic Club of Kentucky 1972 John R
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Oscar Robertson Trophy
The OSCAR ROBERTSON TROPHY is given out annually to the outstanding men's college basketball player by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA). The trophy is considered to be the oldest of its kind and has been given out since 1959. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Key * 3 Winners * 4 See also * 5 References HISTORYUSBWA College Player of the Year was started in 1959, which makes it the oldest running trophy for the college player of the year. The USBWA annually selects a player of the year and All-America teams for both men and women in college basketball. The USBWA men's player of the year award is now called the Oscar Robertson
Oscar Robertson
Trophy. The USBWA also selects a national coach of the year for men and women, with the men's award named after legendary coach Henry Iba . It was renamed after the college and professional legend Oscar Robertson in 1998
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Naismith College Player Of The Year
The NAISMITH COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE YEAR is an annual basketball award given by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to the top men's and women's collegiate basketball players. It is named in honor of the inventor of basketball (in 1891), Dr. James Naismith . CONTENTS * 1 History and selection * 2 Winners * 2.1 Men * 2.2 Women * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORY AND SELECTIONFirst awarded exclusively to male players in 1969, the award was expanded to include female players in 1983. Annually before the college season begins in November, a "watchlist" consisting of 50 players is chosen by the Atlanta Tipoff Club board of selectors, comprising head coaches, administrators and media members from across the United States. By February, the list of nominees is narrowed down to 30 players based on performance
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Sporting News
SPORTING NEWS, originally THE SPORTING NEWS (TSN), is an American sports website and former print magazine. It was established in 1886, and it became the dominant American publication covering baseball —so much so that it acquired the nickname "The Bible of Baseball." It is currently owned by Sporting News Media. After 122 years as a weekly publication, the magazine switched to a biweekly publishing schedule in 2008, and to a monthly schedule in 2011. In December 2012, the magazine announced it would go digital-only starting in 2013. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 J. G
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Adolph Rupp Trophy
The ADOLPH F. RUPP TROPHY was an award given annually to the top player in men's Division I NCAA basketball until 2015. The recipient of the award was selected by an independent panel consisting of national sportswriters, coaches, and sports administrators. The trophy was presented each year at the site of the Final Four of the NCAA Men\'s Division I Basketball Championship . The Adolph F. Rupp Trophy was administered by the Commonwealth Athletic Club of Kentucky, a non-profit organization with a primary mission of honoring the legacy of University of Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp . Three winners of the award have been freshmen: Kevin Durant of Texas in 2007, John Wall of Kentucky in 2010 and Anthony Davis of Kentucky in 2012. CONTENTS * 1 Winners * 2 References * 3 See also * 4 External links WINNERS Bill Walton , one of only two 3-time winners (1972–74) Shaquille O\'Neal , 1991 winner J. J
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NABC Player Of The Year
PLAYER may refer to: ROLE OR ADJECTIVE * Player (dating) , a man or woman who has romantic affairs or sexual relations or both with other women or men but will not marry or commit to any one relationship* Player (game) , a participant in a game or sport * Football player * Gamer , a player in video games * Player character , a character in a video game or role playing game who is controlled or controllable by a player * Player-coach , in sports, is a member of a sports team who simultaneously holds both playing and coaching duties * Player-manager * Player (political) , a participant in politics who has or is perceived to have influence or powerPLAYER may also refer to: PEOPLE WITH THE NAME * Gary Player (born 1935), golfer * Scott Player (born 1969), former NFL punter * T-Dre Player (born 1992), Canadian football playerART, ENTERTAINMENT, AND MEDIA Literature * The Player, 1988 novel by Mi
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Sports Illustrated
MANAGING EDITOR SI.COM: Stephen Cannella MANAGING EDITOR SI GOLF GROUP: Jim Gorant CREATIVE DIRECTOR: Christopher Hercik DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Brad Smith SENIOR EDITOR, CHIEF OF REPORTERS: Richard Demak SENIOR EDITORS: Mark Bechtel, Trisha Lucey Blackmar, MJ Day (Swimsuit); Mark Godich; Stefanie Kaufman (Operations); Kostya P. Kennedy, Diane Smith (Swimsuit) 'SENIOR WRITERS: Kelli Anderson, Lars Anderson, Chris Ballard, Michael Bamberger, George Dohrmann, David Epstein, Michael Farber, Damon Hack, Lee Jenkins, Peter King , Thomas Lake, Tim Layden, J. Austin Murphy, Dan Patrick , Joe Posnanski, S.L. Price, Selena Roberts, Alan Shipnuck, Phil Taylor, Ian Thomsen, Jim Trotter, Gary Van Sickle, Tom Verducci , Grant Wahl, L
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John R. Wooden Award
The JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD (John R. Wooden Award Presented by Wendy’s ) is an award given annually to the most outstanding men's and women's college basketball players. The program consists of the men's and women's PLAYER OF THE YEAR awards, the Legends of Coaching award and recognizes the ALL–AMERICA TEAMS. The awards, given by the Los Angeles Athletic Club , are named in honor of John Wooden , the 1932 national collegiate basketball player of the year from Purdue . Wooden later taught and coached men's basketball at Indiana State and UCLA . Coach Wooden, whose teams at UCLA won ten NCAA championships , was the first man to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a player and coach. His 1948 Indiana State team was the NAIB (now NAIA ) National Finalist. The award, which was originally given only to male athletes, was first given in 1977. Starting in 2004, the award was extended to women's basketball
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