1. 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 days ago 9,834 reads 19 comments

  2. 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 3 days ago 5,487 reads 10 comments

  3. 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 4 days ago 29,538 reads 102 comments

  4. 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 7 days ago 36,252 reads 41 comments

  5. 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 9 days ago 8,838 reads 3 comments

  6. 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 10 days ago 7,846 reads 9 comments

  7. 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 14 days ago 38,775 reads 41 comments

  8. 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 18 days ago 26,989 reads 55 comments

  9. 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 21 days ago 26,532 reads 31 comments

  10. 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 23 days ago 8,210 reads 9 comments

  11. 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 24 days ago 8,580 reads 12 comments

  12. 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 28 days ago 25,678 reads 14 comments

  13. 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 30 days ago 5,355 reads 5 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 8,158 reads 14 comments

  15. 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...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 29,820 reads 46 comments

  16. 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...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 17,762 reads 36 comments

  17. 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...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 4,306 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 22,741 reads 25 comments

  19. 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 1 month ago 7,176 reads 9 comments

  20. 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...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 4,479 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 1 month ago 28,910 reads 70 comments

  22. 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 1 month ago 13,072 reads 23 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 16,166 reads 29 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 4,841 reads 3 comments

  25. 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 1 month ago 7,975 reads 16 comments