1. 2014 Non-Tournament Teams That Will Make the 'Big Dance' This Season

    Once the confetti settles at the Final Four and a new national champion is crowned, every college basketball team heads back to the drawing board. Those that didn't reach the NCAA tournament have likely been there for weeks already...

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  2. Predicting Each Major NCAA Basketball Conference's Leading Scorer in 2014-15

    Some naysayers will tell you that the college basketball season is largely meaningless until the NCAA tournament field is selected every March...

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  3. Kentucky Basketball: Surveying Wildcats' Chances with Top 2015 Recruits

    With college football ramping up, basketball is trapped in its wake until season-opening events start taking place...

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  4. 2014 NCAA Tournament Teams from Each Major Conference Least Likely to Return

    Some years, a college basketball program puts it all together and secures an elusive NCAA tournament berth. Other schools boast much prouder traditions but get in by the skin of their teeth to continue a recent string...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 days ago 22,218 reads 26 comments

  5. Kentucky Basketball: Do Wildcats Have the SEC's Toughest Nonconference Schedule?

    The Kentucky Wildcats could be heading into a very special season as college basketball prepares to tip off...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 11 days ago 6,906 reads 9 comments

  6. Duke Basketball: Do Blue Devils Have the ACC's Toughest Nonconference Schedule?

    Duke isn't likely to be anywhere near the bubble this March, but it still has to assemble a strong nonconference schedule if it intends to earn its accustomed high seed...

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  7. Ranking the Top 20 Defensive Stoppers in College Basketball in 2014-15

    Nearly every offensive feat a college basketball player can accomplish, for good or for ill, can be quantified on the scoresheet . Shots missed and made, dimes dropped, turnovers committed — they all have their own column...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 15 days ago 28,464 reads 70 comments

  8. Biggest Obstacle Facing Top College Basketball Contenders in 2014-15

    Every college basketball team in America can have their national championship hopes derailed by any number of issues. Entering the season, however, they all have very specific strengths and weaknesses for fans to point to and obsess over...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 17 days ago 12,977 reads 23 comments

  9. Kentucky Basketball: How Far Behind Is Trey Lyles After Missing Bahamas Trip?

    In the wake of the Kentucky Wildcats' 5-1 eight-day run through international opposition in the Bahamas, college basketball analysts stateside are marveling ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 19 days ago 15,671 reads 29 comments

  10. Duke Basketball: Will Forgotten Man Semi Ojeleye Crack 2014-15 Rotation?

    There may not be many finer athletes in all of college basketball than Duke forward Semi Ojeleye . The Kansas native is an explosive leaper, lightning-fast on the break and boasts a 6'7", 230-pound frame that's already NBA-ready...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 21 days ago 4,197 reads 3 comments

  11. Players Who Can Carry Middling CBB Teams to the 2015 NCAA Tournament

    No one considered North Carolina State a contender in the ACC last season, but the Wolfpack put together just enough of a resume to reach the NCAA tournament. Credit for every win that pulled the Pack into the Big Dance had to start with star forward T..

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 23 days ago 7,893 reads 16 comments

  12. The Biggest X-Factor for Top College Basketball Teams in 2014-15 Season

    A host of variables go into every college basketball team's performance over the course of a lengthy season. Any player's performance or mindset on any given night can radically change the course of an entire campaign...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 29 days ago 24,646 reads 26 comments

  13. Ranking the 10 Best College Basketball Coaches Under 40 Years Old

    With 351 head coaching jobs available in Division I college basketball, it's reasonable to expect that the people who fill said positions cut a wide demographic swath...

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  14. Does Duke's Chase Jeter Commitment Mean Marshall Plumlee Should Transfer?

    Duke basketball has recruited big men off the McDonald's All-American teams since shortly after the inception of said teams...

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  15. Individual Matchups We Can't Wait to See in 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    College basketball is not like the movies where the sequel invariably pales in comparison to the original. Thanks to the lessons that players learn from film, the rematch of any great game has the potential to be even better...

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  16. Duke Basketball: Breaking Down Blue Devils' 2014-15 Nonconference Schedule

    For an elite college basketball program like Duke, compiling its nonconference schedule is a delicate dance...

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  17. Kentucky Basketball: Breaking Down Wildcats' 2014-15 Nonconference Schedule

    Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari looks stressed in this picture. And as well he should be, considering this was taken during the national championship game in April...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 6,832 reads 6 comments

  18. Predicting Stat Lines for Each Incoming 5-Star Freshman in 2014-15 CBB Season

    The 24 incoming college basketball freshmen listed as 5-star prospects by Rivals.com walk into situations of varying urgency on their new teams...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 15,902 reads 8 comments

  19. The 10 College Basketball Players Most Likely to Fill Up Stat Sheets in 2014-15

    With 351 college basketball teams in Division I, no one has the time to see them all. This is why statistics are kept, so we can have at least a blurry picture of which players dominate without being fixtures on ESPN or CBS...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 37,794 reads 62 comments

  20. Duke Basketball: Where Blue Devils' Projected Starters Rank vs. ACC Competition

    The ACC keeps loading up year after year, and Duke basketball occasionally showed the fatigue of running through the minefield last season...

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  21. Charles Matthews Is Latest Kentucky Recruit from Rich Chicago Pipeline

    The Chicago-based Meanstreets AAU basketball program has been good to the University of Kentucky. Anthony Davis played there before leading UK to a national championship in 2012...

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  22. College Basketball Coaches Whose Stock Will Rise Most in 2014-15 Season

    Trying to handicap college basketball coaching fortunes is almost as reliable as the folks who handicap your fortunes at the county fair...

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  23. Meet Duke's Newest Recruiting Ambassador: Star 2015 Commit Luke Kennard

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Walking around either Louisville or Lexington — the two most basketball-mad cities in one of the most basketball-mad states in the nation — wearing a Duke shirt can sometimes be hazardous to a young man's health...

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  24. Kentucky and Louisville Set to Battle over 5-Star Recruit Antonio Blakeney

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Kentucky and Louisville both set their sights on a player, it's time for college basketball fans to get their popcorn ready...

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  25. Ranking the Most Complete Players for the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    It's hard to find a truly "complete" player in college basketball anymore. Not that it was ever easy, to be honest. After all, Larry Bird was never a tremendous athlete and Michael Jordan shot 16...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 38,730 reads 88 comments