1. College Basketball Coaches on the Hot Seat After 2013-14 Season

    The college basketball coaching carousel kicks into gear during March and April, and the average season sees 30 to 50 jobs come open. Coaches retire, migrate to other positions or are simply dropped unceremoniously onto the unemployment line...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 22,806 reads 57 comments

  2. Kentucky Basketball: Final 2013-14 Grades After National Title Game Loss

    Any freshman, no matter how talented, has his issues adapting to the rigors of college basketball. Kentucky's gifted class is no different with its McDonald's All-Americans living through the transition seven times over...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 5,512 reads 5 comments

  3. NCAA Championship Game 2014: UConn's Blueprint to Beat Kentucky

    When Kentucky and Connecticut face off for the national championship Monday night, we'll be treated to a game that only liars saw coming (OK, aside from the 1,780 ESPN Tournament Challenge players who have evidence to back up their claims)...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 1,759 reads 0 comments

  4. Florida Basketball: Final 2013-14 Grades for Gators After Final Four Loss

    The Florida Gators picked a terrible time for their worst game of the 2013-14 season, falling 63-53 to the Connecticut Huskies in their national semifinal meeting at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 6,977 reads 10 comments

  5. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Grades from 2014 McDonalds All-American Game

    North Carolina fans saw a lot to like from their future stars at the 2014 McDonald's All-American Game at Chicago's United Center. Point guard Joel Berry II (Apopka, Fla.) helped the West team to a 105-102 win over wings Theo Pinson Jr...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 11,147 reads 7 comments

  6. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Preview of 2014 McDonald's All-American Game

    The 2014 McDonald's All-American Game will have a heavy blue tint to it. The top three classes in 247 Sports' current rankings — Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina — ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 10,923 reads 26 comments

  7. NCAA Sweet 16: Underrated Virginia Now ACC's Last Championship Hope

    As recently as mid-January, anyone who suggested that the Virginia Cavaliers would be the only ACC team to reach the NCAA tournament's regional semifinals would have been fitted for a straitjacket...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 1,883 reads 4 comments

  8. Cuonzo Martin off the Hot Seat, out of Bruce Pearl's Shadow After Sweet 16 Run

    What a difference a month has made for Tennessee Volunteers basketball coach Cuonzo Martin. On February 23, former Vols coach Bruce Pearl was a featured speaker at SportsFest, an event hosted by Nashville radio station 104...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 3,990 reads 6 comments

  9. Ohio State Basketball: Position-by-Position Breakdown of Matchup vs. Dayton

    Ohio State and Dayton are too close in proximity — the two campuses sit merely an hour apart — to have played each other in basketball only six times in their history...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 6,538 reads 0 comments

  10. Duke Basketball: 5 Potential Wild Cards for Blue Devils in 2014 NCAA Tournament

    Never underestimate the potential for Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski to flash an exasperated look, as pictured above in the Blue Devils' ACC tournament loss to Virginia...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 5,568 reads 3 comments

  11. NCAA Tournament 2014: Previewing the Most Likely Upsets in Round of 64

    Cincinnati and UConn waged a tough battle on Friday in the American Athletic Conference semifinals, with the Huskies surviving and advancing...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 76,187 reads 55 comments

  12. NCAA Bracket 2014: Complete Guide to Midwest Region

    The Midwest Region of the 2014 NCAA tournament could charitably be called treacherous. Undefeated Wichita State has a rocky path to the Final Four in Arlington, Texas, with three of last season's other Elite Eight programs hovering in its bracket...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 16,943 reads 30 comments

  13. Wooden Award Watch 2014: Ranking All 15 Finalists Entering March Madness

    The November meeting between Duke and Kansas — more frequently marketed as Jabari Parker vs. Andrew Wiggins, as if every other player on the court were a wax statue from Madame Tussaud's — was a fitting tipoff to this Year of the Freshman...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 4,068 reads 5 comments

  14. 8 Teams Built to Bust 2014 NCAA Brackets

    With financial titan Warren Buffett set to pony up a cool billion dollars for a perfect set of NCAA tournament picks, March Madness just got real...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 13,629 reads 18 comments

  15. Last-Second Predictions for Major Conference Tournaments

    A handful of NCAA tournament bids have already been handed out, and more will be awarded over the next two days. The main-event events of championship week, however, begin on Wednesday...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 19,614 reads 12 comments

  16. The Biggest Lesson Learned About Each Top 25 NCAA Basketball Team in 2013-14

    When we're making our preseason college basketball predictions, we think we know the teams and players we're projecting...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 23,667 reads 1 comments

  17. Ohio State Basketball: Projected Roles for Buckeyes' 2014 Recruiting Class

    If Ohio State's basketball season was any more of a roller-coaster, half their fanbase would have puked over the side of the car by now. Undoubtedly, some already have, but that's a different story...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 19,434 reads 39 comments

  18. Duke Basketball: Teams That Blue Devils Want to Avoid in the NCAA Tournament

    From the embarrassment of nearly tumbling from the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time in two decades, the Duke Blue Devils have rallied all the way back, insinuating themselves into the conversation for a No...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 9,161 reads 26 comments

  19. Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Greatest Strength

    There's always that one thing that strikes you about any great college basketball team. Whether it's an elite player, a talented group of players or one particular skill that the ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 1,728 reads 1 comments

  20. Ohio State Basketball: How Buckeyes' 2nd-Half Surges Make Them Dangerous

    When the first half of a late-February game ends with your club only scoring 18 points, your coach is likely to be very unhappy. That's especially true for the, shall we say, occasionally animated Thad Matta , coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 3,723 reads 24 comments

  21. Duke Basketball: Why Blue Devils Must Get Marshall Plumlee More Involved

    Marshall Plumlee once was lost. In Duke's first meeting with Syracuse, he played only 10 minutes despite nearly every other Duke frontcourt player either getting disqualified or flirting with it...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 8,195 reads 12 comments

  22. Grading Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Backcourt in 2013-14

    It's frequently said every March: Guard play wins championships. If that's the case, then there are a lot of teams equipped to make a run at the big trophy in Dallas...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 27,882 reads 39 comments

  23. Ohio State Basketball: Why Buckeyes' Bench Will Be the Key to Postseason Success

    Ohio State's second victory of the season over Illinois had very little in the way of aesthetic value, as might be expected from a game that finishes with a 48-39 score. Games that predated the shot clock featured more offense...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 2,551 reads 4 comments

  24. Duke Basketball: How Adjusted Schedule Affects 2014 NCAA Tournament Outlook

    It's a widespread expectation that Duke freshman Jabari Parker will be in the NBA next season. What's unlikely is that he anticipated playing an NBA schedule in college...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 7,200 reads 6 comments

  25. 1 Potential Breakout Tournament Star on Each Top 25 NCAA Basketball Team

    The NCAA tournament draws those casual fans who only know team colors, as well as a contingent that supports a team from afar without focusing closely on the ebbs and flows of every player on the roster...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 18,143 reads 16 comments