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Aaron’s NCAA Tournament Picks

Like everyone else in America, I decided to share my bracket and tournament picks this morning. My Final Four is as follows: Kentucky, Wisconsin, Iowa State and Michigan State, with Kentucky beating Iowa State for the National Championship. Why did I make those picks? Click on my Facebook page for explanation. Also, my full bracket […]

Aaron’s appearance on ESPN Radio in Lexington (Audio)

On Tuesday, the guys at ESPN Radio in Lexington were nice enough to have me on, to discuss my oral history of the 2009-2010 Kentucky Wildcats. We talked about the origins of the article, how the 2010 team compares to the 2015 team, and why John Calipari might be the last “honest” coach in college […]

An oral history of the 2009-2010 Kentucky Wildcats (for FoxSports.com)

Earlier today I mentioned that Aaron Torres Sports has undergone a bit of change: This site will no longer be a place for only original articles and information, but instead, it will also be a home for everything that I’m working on; articles, interviews, radio spots whatever. The first post here is on an article […]

Can Kentucky be beaten? Here’s how you do it

An undefeated college basketball season has not been accomplished since 1976. The Indiana Hoosiers went 32-0 and is the last division I college basketball team to accomplish an undefeated season. The 2014-15 Kentucky Wildcats appear more than capable of challenging that feat. Kentucky notched its 26th win last Tuesday, en route to accomplishing the best […]

Emmanuel Mudiay is a lot of things, but don’t call him a pioneer

By now, you’ve probably heard quite a bit about Emmanuel Mudiay. You probably know that it was a little over a week ago, that the McDonald’s All-American and SMU signee decided to take his talents overseas, rather than bring them to a college campus near you. You also know that depending on who you ask, […]

Wichita State-Kentucky had impossible expectations…and surpassed them

Before we get to the obvious with Wichita State-Kentucky, before we break down one of the single most compelling tournament games of my lifetime, a match-up which required a cigarette, hot shower and trip to the cardiologist when it was all said and done, let’s first start with maybe the most underrated aspect of it […]

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History tells us Andrew Wiggins won’t live up to the hype

(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports Images) As you’ve probably heard by now, Andrew Wiggins is a Kansas Jayhawk. On Tuesday, the No. 1 basketball player in the country, who some say is the best high school hoopster since LeBron James, elected to become a Jayhawk, choosing the school over offers from Kentucky, Florida State, North […]

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50 Reasons to be Excited for Andrew Wiggins’ College Decision

(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) The moment college basketball fans have been eagerly waiting for has finally arrived: Andrew Wiggins is set to make his college decision. On Tuesday, the super-recruit from Canada will announce whether he plans on playing college hoops next year at Kentucky, Florida State, North Carolina or Kansas. Now for those […]

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Ten Takeaways from Attending My First Ever AAU Basketball Event

(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) (Enter Aaron's giveaway with Captain Morgan, to win great prizes including an iPad mini and more!!) Alright, so let me start by saying this: I’m not a college basketball recruiting expert, nor do I play on one on TV. What a crappy opening sentence, huh? But the point is, that […]

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Louisville takes old-school approach to claiming 2013 National Championship

(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) Don’t worry, this isn’t intended to be a super-long post on Louisville’s title game victory over Michigan on Monday night. With nearly 24 hours since the confetti fell and 23 hours and 59 minutes since Rick Pitino nearly had a heart attack on the way to shake John Beilein’s hand, […]

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Final Four Preview: Picking Saturday’s Winners

(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) So here we are. We’ve now spent the last six months watching, waiting and anticipating about how this college basketball season would play out… only to basically end up right back where we began in October. Of the four teams in Atlanta this week, three were in the preseason Top […]

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