1. 10 Unheralded College Basketball Players Who Could Become Stars in 2014-15

    We don't see every star college basketball player coming. None of us. Every season features a few names that transcend their expected footnote status to become primary subjects in the story of that year...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 13,470 reads 17 comments

  2. Stock Watch for College Basketball Stars After 1st Few Games of 2014-15

    It's still early in the 2014-15 college basketball season, so it's unreasonable to expect everyone to have the kinks worked out...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 13,899 reads 13 comments

  3. 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic: Previews, Predictions for Early-Season Matchups

    The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, makes a great setting for four respected college basketball programs playing games for a cause at the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 3,237 reads 0 comments

  4. Predicting the Biggest Overachievers in College Basketball in the 2014-15 Season

    Recruiting rankings are a highly inexact science. For every can't-miss 5-star megastud who misses, there's an unknown player who barely rates a scholarship and blossoms into a pro...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 30,407 reads 13 comments

  5. 10 Biggest Surprises from the Opening Weekend of the 2014-15 CBB Season

    The first weekend of the 2014-15 college basketball season featured 255 games. With that much action, there was no way everything was going to stick to the script. Teams were going to lose games they had no business losing...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 16,595 reads 19 comments

  6. Kentucky Basketball: Will Trey Lyles' Wing Play Fill in Wildcats' Last Weakness?

    Two games (or four if you're willing to include exhibitions) is way too small a sample to make any great sweeping determinations about the relative worth of college basketball players...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 2,603 reads 2 comments

  7. NCAA Basketball Coaches on the Hot Seat at the Start of the 2014-15 Season

    Every season, we see the fins circling various coaches around college basketball. The firing-squad sharks smell blood in the water, and several boats look very leaky...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 22,220 reads 13 comments

  8. Top Storylines for 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season

    College basketball's opening day has become a happening on par with Major League Baseball's, if not the NFL's. By the time you read this, games may already be tipping off. Texas Southern and Eastern Washington get us started at 11 a...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 7,277 reads 12 comments

  9. 1 Team That Will Surprise in Each Major NCAA Basketball Conference in 2014-15

    Every November, we think we see what's coming. Analysts confidently make their predictions. Readers confidently call those analysts delusional idiots if the predictions aren't sufficiently ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 25,838 reads 28 comments

  10. Louisville Basketball: Is Montrezl Harrell Prepared to Lead 2014-15 Cardinals?

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville Cardinals star Montrezl Harrell is no stranger to discipline. "Going to a military school, you were on the military lifestyle," Harrell told ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 months ago 2,993 reads 6 comments

  11. Ranking the 10 Streakiest Shooters in College Basketball for 2014-15 Season

    A streaky shooter can bring college basketball fans to their feet in excitement one night and then make those same diehards despondent with a tall column of bricks the next time he takes the court...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 months ago 24,725 reads 55 comments

  12. Duke Basketball: Ranking Jahlil Okafor's Toughest Matchups in the 2014-15 Season

    The accolades continue to pour in for Duke center Jahlil Okafor before he's even suited up in his first collegiate game. The CBSSports...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 months ago 13,406 reads 22 comments

  13. Kentucky Basketball: What Should Wildcats' Crunch-Time Lineup Be in 2014-15?

    By the midpoint of the Southeastern Conference basketball season — say, around Valentine's Day — Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari will have scrapped his vaunted ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 months ago 6,677 reads 14 comments

  14. Ranking the Top 10 Conferences for the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    The NCAA's recent granting of autonomy to the so-called power conferences (the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC) officially codifies those leagues' heretofore unwritten ability to play by their own rules...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 months ago 31,767 reads 102 comments

  15. Predicting the Preseason AP All-American Teams for the 2014-15 Season

    It's odd to ask a writer with his own idiosyncratic rules for preseason All-American selection to try to handicap who the Associated Press will choose as its top 15 college basketball players in America...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 37,170 reads 41 comments

  16. Duke Basketball: Ranking Blue Devils' 5 Most Indispensable Players in 2014-15

    Another season, another loaded roster for coach Mike Krzyzewski and his Duke Blue Devils. One of college basketball's most storied programs now has a storied group of talent, tying the all-time record with nine former McDonald's All-Americans...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 9,948 reads 3 comments

  17. Kentucky Basketball: Ranking Wildcats' 5 Most Indispensable Players in 2014-15

    With a roster as deep as the one that the Kentucky Wildcats have assembled for the 2014-15 season, there's a next man up for anyone who goes down...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 8,343 reads 9 comments

  18. 10 Players Who Will Become Household Names in 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    College basketball had an array of veteran stars last season, with several seniors making the various All-American teams. Whether any became true "household names," however, is up for some debate...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 39,405 reads 41 comments

  19. Predicting the Top 10 Rebounding Teams Heading into the 2014-15 CBB Season

    Rebounding is not a skill a college basketball player learns as much as it's an attitude that he adopts. While shooting, ball-handling and passing can all be honed through practice and repetition, rebounding is only partially teachable...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 27,402 reads 58 comments

  20. College Basketball 2014-15: Each Major Conference's All-Senior All-League Team

    In the one-and-done era of college basketball, seniors are usually yesterday's news. They weren't productive enough or in the right situation to come out after one or two seasons, and the NBA looks at a 22-year-old very differently from a 19-year-old...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 27,033 reads 32 comments

  21. Kentucky Basketball: Wildcat Recruiting Watchers Need Patience for 2015 Class

    Every Kentucky basketball fan is very proud — and justifiably so — of the fact that their Wildcats will be suiting up a record-tying nine former McDonald's All-Americans , as well as a 10th player who's an expected NBA draft lottery pick...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 8,634 reads 9 comments

  22. Duke Basketball: 5 Blue Devils with the Most to Prove in 2014-15

    As a team, the Duke Blue Devils have something to prove as they enter the 2014-15 season. A group that could have made a deep run in the NCAA tournament instead suffered an embarrassing ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 9,009 reads 12 comments

  23. College Basketball Stars in 2014-15 Who Will Not Be 1st-Round NBA Draft Picks

    At a certain level of college basketball, every player has a potential NBA career at least in the back of his mind...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 25,902 reads 14 comments

  24. Kentucky Basketball: Should John Calipari Care About Duke's USA Basketball Ties?

    Yahoo Sports columnist Adrian Wojnarowski's piece on USA Basketball as a propaganda tool for Mike Krzyzewski and Duke was a dirty bomb, sending fallout through various corners of college basketball...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 5,529 reads 5 comments

  25. Duke Basketball: How Much Do Coach K, Blue Devils Benefit from USA Basketball?

    Under Mike Krzyzewski , Duke basketball has won 910 games, reached 11 Final Fours, won four national titles and sired 49 NBA draft picks — 28 of those first-rounders...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 8,402 reads 14 comments