1. College Basketball Teams Most Likely to Stay Undefeated in Conference Play

    Kentucky might go undefeated this season, but the Wildcats are not the most likely team to finish the year without a conference loss. Over the past decade, an average of exactly two teams per season have finished with undefeated conference records...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 11,554 reads 16 comments

  2. Hypothetical College Basketball Trades That Would Benefit Both Teams in 2014-15

    Wouldn't it be amazing if there were trades in college basketball? If this idea looks familiar, it's because we published one of these over the summer ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 51,222 reads 41 comments

  3. Odds for the NCAA Tournament No. 1 Seeds: Handicapping the Field

    We spend the entire college basketball season indirectly discussing which teams are worthy of a No. 1 seed in March, but here we're placing odds on whether highly ranked teams such ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 25,675 reads 31 comments

  4. Georgetown Gets Much-Needed Quality Win for March Resume with Villanova Beatdown

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The absent look on Ryan Arcidiacono's face said it all. The Villanova guard sullenly stared into the base of the microphone during the postgame press conference as if it were 500 miles away...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 4,457 reads 6 comments

  5. Winners and Losers from the AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings in Week 11

    The release of the Week 11 Associated Press Top 25 means that we are now officially more than halfway through the 2014-15 college basketball season without Kentucky even remotely wavering from its spot at No...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 43,688 reads 70 comments

  6. College Basketball Rankings 2014-15: Bleacher Report's Week 11 Top 25

    That's more like it. The first full week of January was fraught with massive upsets and dozens of other games that nearly served to further amplify the chaos. This week was much more sedated...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 42,120 reads 204 comments

  7. Maryland Staking Its Claim as the Top Contender to Wisconsin's Big Ten Supremacy

    "Wisconsin, Michigan State, Nebraska, Minnesota, Ohio State and Michigan." That's how one unidentified Big Ten coach responded when Matt Norlander of CBSSports.com asked for his prediction of the top six teams in the league...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 8,877 reads 45 comments

  8. 2015 NCAA Tournament Bracket: Projection of Field After Start of Conference Play

    Kentucky is still the No. 1 overall seed in our latest projection of the 2015 NCAA tournament bracket. However, the Wildcats don't have quite the same stranglehold on that top spot after a pair of scares in SEC play...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 79,806 reads 119 comments

  9. Latest Freshman Rankings for the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    Jahlil Okafor is still running away from the field in the race for the 2014-15 college basketball Freshman of the Year award, but the gap isn't nearly as wide as it seemed when Duke was undefeated and destroying everyone in its path...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 41,909 reads 49 comments

  10. The Most Underrated Player on Every AP Top 25 Team in College Basketball

    Try as we might, it's impossible to give every player on every AP Top 25 college basketball team the respect he deserves, which means there is at least one considerably underrated player on each of those squads...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 39,367 reads 36 comments

  11. Winners and Losers from the AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings in Week 10

    Survive and advance is the unofficial motto of the NCAA tournament, but that was also the mantra for anyone hoping to be a winner in the latest men's college basketball Associated Press Top 25 ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 38,547 reads 17 comments

  12. NC State Loss Shows Why Duke Must Improve Defensive Focus to Succeed in March

    And then there were two. Capping off what had already been an even more topsy -turvy weekend in college hoops than usual, the undefeated season of No...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 19,343 reads 57 comments

  13. Kentucky Must Get Back to Playing Through the Big Men After Early SEC Scares

    Expectations for Kentucky to go undefeated are quickly flying out the window, and the Wildcats only have themselves to blame...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 6,660 reads 32 comments

  14. UNC's Thrilling Win vs. Louisville Proves Heels Have What It Takes to Be Elite

    With Marcus Paige making clutch shots like he did on Saturday, North Carolina just might be a Final Four team after all. In a 72-71 thriller in Chapel Hill, No. 18 North Carolina knocked off No...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 13,628 reads 58 comments

  15. Knee-Jerk Reactions to the Start of College Basketball Conference Play

    Nothing screams "early January college hoops" quite like knee-jerk reactions to the first week of conference play. We all do it...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 21,144 reads 70 comments

  16. Early Cinderella Candidates for 2015 NCAA Basketball Tournament

    The Big Dance is still more than two months away, but it's never too early to start looking for Cinderella teams. In trying to identify potential Cinderella teams in years past, we've been far too exclusive...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 16,652 reads 19 comments

  17. Updated Rankings for College Basketball's Player of the Year in 2014-15 Season

    Roughly a dozen college basketball players are making a strong case for why they should finish second to Jahlil Okafor in the various 2014-15 Player of the Year votes...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 33,131 reads 85 comments

  18. Ole Miss Scare in SEC Opener Shows Kentucky Isn't Invincible

    At some point before the NCAA tournament, Kentucky was inevitably going to be challenged by an SEC team. We certainly weren't expecting it to be an 89-86 overtime thriller in its conference home opener against Ole Miss, though...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 22,539 reads 159 comments

  19. Notre Dame Is the Final Four Contender No One Is Talking About

    It's officially time to make room for Notre Dame in the upper echelon of the ACC hierarchy...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 16,409 reads 41 comments

  20. Winners and Losers from the AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings in Week 9

    The first men's basketball AP Top 25 of 2015 has been released. The Top Five remains unchanged, but things got a little topsy-turvy beyond that. The first weekend of January has become predictably unpredictable in recent seasons...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 9,202 reads 9 comments

  21. 2015 NCAA Tournament Bracket: Latest Projection for the Field for the New Year

    It just wouldn't be a proper start to 2015 without a brand new projection for the 2015 NCAA tournament bracket, and it wouldn't be a proper projected bracket without Kentucky as the No...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 69,966 reads 110 comments

  22. The 2014-15 College Basketball Season By the Numbers So Far

    It may be a new calendar year, but there have already been seven full weeks of nonconference college basketball numbers to digest. No need to fear, though...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 9,034 reads 5 comments

  23. Latest Freshman Rankings for the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    As we ring in the new year, it's time for an updated ranking of the top first-year college basketball players from around the country. With a couple of exceptions, they're the same players as last time ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 8,864 reads 8 comments

  24. Who Has the Best Starting 5 in College Basketball?

    Kentucky is the best team in the country, but the Wildcats have a starting five that doesn't even rank in our top two. For the purpose of this article, we pretended that teams have no bench...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 29,359 reads 135 comments

  25. Power Ranking the College Basketball Conferences Heading into the New Year

    College basketball conference play is about to pick up in earnest around the country, but not before we were able to put together one more power ranking of all 32 conferences. The ranking logic was broken into several tiers...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 months ago 18,206 reads 48 comments