1. Duke Basketball Recruiting: Luke Kennard Working the Phones for Blue Devils

    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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  2. 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...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 13 hours ago 5,152 reads 13 comments

  3. 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 4 days ago 34,365 reads 85 comments

  4. Ranking College Basketball's Top 10 Freshman Duos in the Past Decade

    In college basketball, a great freshman class can't be considered a great class if there's only one star to come out of it. Even the best need some support, a sidekick who joins the program at the same time to form a feared freshman duo...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 7 days ago 26,249 reads 73 comments

  5. Kentucky Basketball: Where Wildcats' Projected Starters Rank vs. SEC Competition

    You'll be hard-pressed to find a prediction for the forthcoming SEC basketball season that doesn't put the Kentucky Wildcats in first place...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 days ago 10,832 reads 10 comments

  6. 1 Under-the-Radar Player to Watch in Each Major NCAA Basketball Conference

    We all feel like we know who college basketball's stars will be in the 2014-15 season. Duke adds freshman Jahlil Okafor, Louisville's Montrezl Harrell will spend his entire junior ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 15 days ago 34,424 reads 37 comments

  7. Duke Basketball: Power Ranking Mike Krzyzewski's Head Coaching Tree

    You won't discuss college basketball's greatest coaches for very long before the name Mike Krzyzewski is brought up...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 16 days ago 7,866 reads 10 comments

  8. Kentucky Basketball: Is John Calipari the Nation's Most Irreplaceable Coach?

    A college basketball coach can be a tactical genius or a silver-tongued recruiter, but if he doesn't fit with his institution and the diehard fans who support it, he won't last long enough to make any spectacular impact...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 17 days ago 6,388 reads 65 comments

  9. Ranking the Most Consistent College Basketball Programs in the Past Decade

    Consistency is difficult to maintain in any sport, but it's almost impossible in college basketball. The nature of the game, with elite talent always a threat to leave for the NBA or transfer to some other school, renders any player a potential vagabond.

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 19 days ago 21,624 reads 33 comments

  10. Ranking the Most Important Senior Classes in the 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season

    In bygone eras of college basketball, seniors were the superstars. The players who had endured a wait behind more experienced players to finally become starters and/or major contributors...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 21 days ago 11,307 reads 9 comments

  11. Duke Basketball: Ranking the Blue Devils' NBA Draft Picks Since 2000

    Prospective college basketball players want to know one major question when choosing a program: Can this school help get me to the NBA? Duke has had more success than most in that area, especially in the last 15 years...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 23 days ago 34,924 reads 86 comments

  12. Kentucky Basketball: Ranking the Wildcats' NBA Draft Picks Since 2000

    The University of Kentucky continued to stretch its lead in a recruit-friendly category over the rest of college basketball by sending two more players to the NBA during the 2014 draft...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 24 days ago 12,096 reads 37 comments

  13. Ranking the Top Foreign-Born College Basketball Stars in 2014-15

    The Mutt and Jeff combination pictured above are two of the better college basketball players in America, despite the fact that neither was born in America...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 27 days ago 15,148 reads 36 comments

  14. Kentucky Basketball: Toughest SEC Matchups at Each Position

    With most of last season's epic recruiting class back for a second go-around, the Kentucky Wildcats have a rare level of experience to add to their usual array of talent...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 5,098 reads 8 comments

  15. Duke Basketball: Toughest ACC Matchups at Each Position

    The Duke Blue Devils are carrying on without a couple of NBA draft picks from this picture, but coach Mike Krzyzewski is never one to be caught short of talent...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 4,797 reads 3 comments

  16. Predicting the Top Mid-Major Stars for the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    In case you stopped counting a few years back, Division I college basketball has swelled to a whopping 351 teams. Of those 351, the bulk of our TV/talk radio/Internet reading traffic usually seems to center on about, oh, six or seven...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 15,093 reads 17 comments

  17. Predicting the 2014-15 Freshman of the Year in Each Major CBB Conference

    The elite freshmen that enter college basketball every season don't get as excited about their conference's Freshman of the Year trophies as they might have in years past...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 37,395 reads 51 comments

  18. Kentucky Basketball: How Each Freshman Can Earn a Starting Role in 2014-15

    It's odd to enter a college basketball season and see a John Calipari -led Kentucky Wildcat team returning superstar talent from the previous recruiting class, especially coming off a trip to the Final Four...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 6,385 reads 11 comments

  19. Duke Basketball: How Will Jon Scheyer's Promotion Impact Coaching Staff?

    Duke basketball has become a self-sustaining organism over the past quarter-century. Coach Mike Krzyzewski invites players into the program, grooms them into the sort of basketball ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 7,080 reads 8 comments

  20. Predicting the 2014-15 Coach of the Year in Each Major CBB Conference

    Pictured above are the head coaches at two of college basketball's most storied programs: Villanova's Jay Wright (facing camera) and Georgetown's John Thompson III (not so much)...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 28,515 reads 54 comments

  21. Predicting the Best Offensive Teams in College Basketball for the 2014-15 Season

    College basketball purists will tell us that great defense beats great offense, but at game's end, the ability to score points is still the central attribute of any great team...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 28,094 reads 101 comments

  22. Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2014-15 Season

    The top college basketball programs stay at the top because they offer an overall experience strong enough to make players accept bench minutes when said ballers could be stars at other schools...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 1 month ago 32,698 reads 32 comments

  23. Ranking the Best Coaching Changes of the 2014 College Basketball Offseason

    Every year, college basketball analysts sign on for the unenviable task of tracking the game's coaching changes. We stick to the cliche "coaching carousel" despite the fact that the whole process has sped up to ludicrous levels...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 months ago 15,476 reads 11 comments

  24. The Most Lopsided Rivalries in College Basketball Today

    A vicious rivalry brings out the best in college basketball players and coaches — and sometimes the fans...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 months ago 51,529 reads 102 comments

  25. Up-and-Coming College Basketball Programs to Watch in the 2014-15 Season

    College basketball teams nationwide have surprising success every year, but there's a difference between a good season and a program on the rise...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 2 months ago 37,497 reads 28 comments