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College Basketball: Miami, Akron, Oregon Among Surprises In Tumultuous Season

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-- This season of parity in college basketball has produced quite a few surprises, from the revolving door at the top of the polls to the rapid decline of defending national champion Kentucky.

The latest twist came this week, when Gonzaga moved up to No. 1 for the first time in school history. That was merely a mild surprise. The Zags have been the pre-eminent mid-major for what feels like a quarter century now, so it only seemed like a matter of time before they went to No. 1.

Some of the other unexpected turns have been, well, a little more unexpected. Here's a few:

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