1. Predicting the Double-Double Machines in 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    The double-double is a statistical accomplishment that every basketball player wears with pride. A guy who puts one up has indelible proof that he did serious work for his team that night...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 6,066 reads 59 comments

  2. Small-School Transfers Set to Make an Impact at Major NCAA Basketball Programs

    Last week, I brought you a group of college basketball players who left power-conference schools for smaller leagues in a chase for playing time. We call this phenomenon transferring down...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 4,296 reads 5 comments

  3. Ranking the 10 Greatest One-and-Done Players in College Basketball History

    When we use the term one-and-done around college basketball circles today, it's usually in reference to the past seven years of the game's history...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 42,939 reads 44 comments

  4. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: 2014 Commits Who'll Be Go-to Guys as Freshmen

    College basketball's 2014 recruiting class is coming together, but there are still a number of marquee names on the market...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 6,784 reads 1 comments

  5. Recently Hired College Basketball Coaches Facing the Highest Expectations

    When a new coach takes over, he can be savior of a downtrodden college basketball program or merely a caretaker of his predecessor's positive momentum. Regardless, fans expect success eventually...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 2,813 reads 4 comments

  6. Power Conference Transfers Most Likely to Lead Small Schools to NCAA Tournament

    We're all familiar with the up-transfers, guys who dominate for programs struggling to see NCAA tournament action and head to a more successful school for March exposure, if not always playing time...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 4,445 reads 10 comments

  7. Small-School College Basketball Stars Whose Names You'll Hear in March

    The past decade or so has seen opportunities expand for schools outside the traditional power conferences. The likes of George Mason, VCU , Butler and Wichita State reaching the Final Four gives hope to unheralded mid-major programs nationwide...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 17,998 reads 4 comments

  8. College Basketball Upperclassmen Finally Ready to Break Out in 2013-14

    In this Year of the Freshman — a year in which so much discussion centers around names like Wiggins, Randle, Parker, Harrison and Harrison — it's almost quaint to be a junior or senior...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 9 months ago 6,685 reads 19 comments

  9. The Best NBA Coaches Who Got Their Starts in College Basketball

    When Brad Stevens left Butler to take over as head coach of the Boston Celtics, he walked head-on into an ugly tradition. No, not the Celtics'. After all, Boston is the most decorated franchise in the NBA...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 2,904 reads 0 comments

  10. The 10 Most Important NCAA Basketball Players Returning from Injury in 2013-14

    Injuries can derail a highly promising college basketball team's season or send a struggling team into a spiral. Kentucky fans could tell you all about it, having watched Nerlens Noel crumple to the court in Gainesville, Fla...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 3,894 reads 0 comments

  11. Duke Basketball: Power Ranking Blue Devils' Most Important Players in 2013-14

    Few teams in America go as deep as Duke. In fact, it's been well-argued that none at all can do so. The talent level in Durham is off the charts, and watching it coalesce will be a fascinating ride...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 11,108 reads 28 comments

  12. Most Intriguing Positional Battles Ahead of 2013-14 College Basketball Season

    Even the best college basketball programs go through preseason practices with positions up for grabs. If a fanbase is lucky, its coach has a multitude of worthy candidates to fill an opening in the starting five...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 4,430 reads 15 comments

  13. Predicting Which NCAA Basketball Sophomores Will Take Biggest Leap in 2013-14

    The word "sophomore" is almost a dirty one in this one-and-done era of college basketball. So much attention gets paid to the McDonald's All-Americans who can bail for pro ball after one season that those they leave behind are diminished somehow...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 3,793 reads 37 comments

  14. Kentucky Basketball: What Is Wildcats' Deepest Position?

    The six young men pictured above are expected to take college basketball by storm when they suit up for Kentucky this season...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 7,586 reads 10 comments

  15. Grading Every New College Basketball Court Design for 2013-14 Season

    While college football purists keep the gridiron surface sacred — even banning that 21st-century requirement, the Twitter hashtag — college basketball is doing whatever it can to capture channel-surfing eyes...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 49,762 reads 28 comments

  16. Predicting 2013-14 Stat Lines for Each Incoming 5-Star Freshman

    Everything involved with college athletic recruiting is, to put it mildly, an inexact science. Players expected to become our next great pro-sports icons get exposed as homesick kids and poor decision-makers every year...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 5,940 reads 15 comments

  17. The Biggest Missing Pieces for College Basketball's Top Teams in 2013-14

    There's no such thing as a perfect college basketball team. Sorry, Kentucky fans, but it's true. Every team has a flaw, some subtle, some more glaring...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 23,663 reads 52 comments

  18. UNC Basketball: How P.J. Hairston's Absence Would Affect Each Projected Starter

    The NBA has taken risks on talented serial boneheads before. For that reason, we shouldn't worry all that much about the professional future of one P.J. Hairston ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 4,140 reads 4 comments

  19. The 10 Most Underrated Stars in College Basketball for the 2013-14 Season

    Countless college basketball players—many of whom have yet to play a game—are already brand names unto themselves. We know names like Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 23,841 reads 32 comments

  20. What Makes Jahlil Okafor the Best Player in 2014 NCAA Recruiting Class?

    Today's basketball climate is driven by YouTube. Players have compilations of their flashy dunks and steals floating around the Internet before they even set foot on a high school campus, never mind college...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 10 months ago 11,229 reads 13 comments

  21. Predicting Who'll Have the Edge in the Best NCAA Basketball Rivalries in 2013-14

    Bloody, vicious, rip-the-other-guy's-heart-out feuds — also known by the faux-diplomatic term "rivalries" — are an integral part of college basketball...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 11 months ago 5,248 reads 43 comments

  22. Predicting the Leading Scorer in Every Major College Basketball Conference

    There's more to being a college basketball conference's leading scorer than taking daring drives to the basket. There's more than just hitting a three-pointer or six. Scoring ability is important, but it has to meet opportunity...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 11 months ago 31,869 reads 87 comments

  23. The Most Intriguing 2014 College Basketball Recruiting Battles

    Many of the top targets in college basketball's 2014 recruiting class remain unsigned, and some of them are in no hurry to resolve the drama...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 11 months ago 10,647 reads 13 comments

  24. The 10 Most Animated Coaches in College Basketball Today

    As if college basketball isn't entertaining enough by itself, several of its most recognizable coaches do a superb job of adding to the festivities. With the right men on the sideline, the on-court action can become secondary to the real show...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 11 months ago 4,842 reads 7 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Most Balanced NCAA Basketball Teams for the 2013-14 Season

    In college basketball, one star player can make all the difference. Legends from Danny Manning to Kemba Walker have dragged their teams to championships in the last quarter century alone...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 11 months ago 1,987 reads 6 comments