1. Will Marcus Smart Regret Not Being a Part of the Weak 2013 NBA Draft Class?

    The best one-and-should-have-been-done NBA prospect spent draft night on Thursday in Prague, Czech Republic. Marcus Smart was beating up on the Ivory Coast at the FIBA U19 World Championships instead of shaking hands with David Stern in Brooklyn...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 6,957 reads 7 comments

  2. Anthony Bennett: Which Position Will No. 1 Pick Play in the NBA?

    The most unpredictable NBA draft ever had a classic tweener who is reportedly 18 pounds overweight and coming off shoulder surgery go No. 1. That sounds about right. This is what we think we know...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 66,880 reads 172 comments

  3. Every College Basketball Contender's 2013-14 All-American Hopeful

    Team success matters when it comes to postseason recognition. In the last two seasons, Doug McDermott (twice) and Trey Burke are the only players to be first-team All-Americans off teams that did not get a top two seed in the NCAA tournament...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 29,487 reads 36 comments

  4. Did the NCAA Finally Get the Block/Charge Rule Right?

    Bravo to the NCAA for realizing that the charge/block call in college basketball needed to be redefined. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved a change this week to how the charge/block is called...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 3,653 reads 8 comments

  5. Louisville Basketball: Why JaQuan Lyle Is Next Step in Rick Pitino's Master Plan

    Rick Pitino got the third commitment from a 2014 prospect on Tuesday. The player is JaQuan Lyle and he’s a higher-rated recruit than any player that was on Louisville’s championship roster...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 5,917 reads 7 comments

  6. Michigan Basketball: How Good Does Derrick Walton Need to Be as a Freshman?

    Next season is set to be the year of the freshman. You have Kentucky’s historic class and Andrew Wiggins historic hype and Jabari Parker expected to be a star at Duke. All of those guys have a lot of pressure to be great right away...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 3,763 reads 11 comments

  7. Breaking Down Kyle Wiltjer's Best Options After Leaving Kentucky

    It's not often a double-digit scorer that was a McDonald's All-American becomes available. So it's no surprise that Kyle Wiltjer already has plenty of suitors, according to a report from ESPN...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 12,108 reads 15 comments

  8. Kentucky Basketball: Will Young Wildcats Miss Kyle Wiltjer's Experience?

    Kyle Wiltjer made the decision to leave Kentucky on Monday (via ukathletics.com). But, really, head coach John Calipari made it for him in the last year. This is the situation that Calipari has created...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 3,899 reads 12 comments

  9. UNC Basketball: P.J. Hairston Has the Law, NCAA and Perception to Beat

    This is what I remember from the three minutes I spent around P.J. Hairston on the final night of North Carolina's season...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 12,831 reads 30 comments

  10. From Small-Town America to the NBA Draft: The Otto Porter Story

    Morley, Mo. — It’s 2:30 p.m. on a sunny Wednesday in the small hometown of Otto Porter Jr., and the legendary coach who tutored both Porter and his father is asleep in his office...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 28,792 reads 26 comments

  11. Michigan State Has Chance at Greatness If Adreian Payne Embraces Role as Star

    The unproven is what intrigues us in college basketball these days. The top storylines in the fall will be every single movement Andrew Wiggins makes and how John Calipari is going to handle all of his freshmen...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 6,793 reads 19 comments

  12. Big Ten Basketball: Every B1G Team's Greatest NBA Product

    If you could get in a time machine and put all of the best players Big Ten teams have produced throughout the years in their primes, it would be close to the perfect professional team...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 7,398 reads 6 comments

  13. Players Ken Pomeroy Is Going to Love in the 2013-14 College Basketball Season

    Ken Pomeroy does not care about your press clippings, your wingspan or your NBA potential. All college basketball's favorite advanced stats guru cares about is the numbers, and ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 25,110 reads 21 comments

  14. Kansas Basketball: Midsummer Scrimmage Shows Promise and Question Marks

    Bill Self said he had a talk with Andrew Wiggins the other night, sharing with the young Mr. Wiggins that he's yet to make a basket that means anything. At this point, Wiggins is all hype...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 10,516 reads 13 comments

  15. Kansas Basketball: Andrew Wiggins Proves to Be as Advertised in Unofficial Debut

    Thirteen seconds is how long it took Andrew Wiggins to make jaws drop in a Kansas uniform on Wednesday afternoon...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 40,921 reads 42 comments

  16. Michigan Basketball: Which Version of Mitch McGary Will Show Up in 2014?

    The best big man in the NCAA tournament spent most of the season coming off the bench and averaging 6.0 points per game. The big man in the NCAA tournament had six regular season games when he scored only two points and was shut out once...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 3,842 reads 19 comments

  17. One Loss Each Great College Basketball Coach Will Never Forget

    Coaches never forget the losses. Every coach can tell you about a loss that haunts them for the rest of their career. Sometimes a championship down the road can ease the pain, but not entirely...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 15,628 reads 20 comments

  18. Breaking Down the Future of Canadian International Basketball

    On June 27, two Canadians could be called in the NBA Lottery—Anthony Bennett and Kelly Olynyk . In 2014, Canadian Andrew Wiggins is expected to be the first pick...

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  19. 5 Teams with All the Components to Be a 2014 NCAA Tournament Cinderella

    Cinderella usually arrives to the ball in similar fashion. In 2013, Wichita State was your typical Cinderella that had been knocking on the door for a few years and finally went on a run...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 11,443 reads 7 comments

  20. How Will Louisville's Offense Change with Chris Jones Running the Show?

    Imagine that Rick Pitino 's plan to replace point guard Peyton Siva was to clone Russ Smith and put the clone in the backcourt with the one and only Russdiculous ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 6,210 reads 4 comments

  21. Ranking the 10 Most Athletic Teams in NCAA Basketball for the 2013-14 Season

    You could make the argument that the most athletic teams in the country have won the last two national championships...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 24,150 reads 62 comments

  22. Florida Basketball: Scottie Wilbekin Suspension May Prove Costly Down the Road

    Florida announced via Twitter on Monday that point guard Scottie Wilbekin has been suspended indefinitely: "Suspended indefinitely" is a nice way of phrasing "We haven't figured how many games he will be suspended for yet...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 8,538 reads 8 comments

  23. Will Marshall Henderson Make More Headlines On or Off the Court in 2014?

    You probably either love Marshall Henderson or you hate him. Love him because he's not afraid to shoot, not afraid to be heard, not afraid to just be Marshall. Hate him because he shoots too much, talks too much, is just too Marshall...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 4,056 reads 5 comments

  24. Super Early Predictions for the Final 2013-14 ACC Basketball Standings

    Usually around this time of year, we have a pretty good idea what every college basketball team will look like come November. As for the ACC , that picture is a bit out of focus until we find out what happens to North Carolina's P...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 16,852 reads 20 comments

  25. 10 College Basketball Players and Coaches Who Will Always Be Tied Together

    Stars rarely stick around college basketball long enough anymore for us to identify them with their alma mater, let alone their coach. It didn't used to be that way. Nowadays it's the coaches that make a program...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 6,692 reads 6 comments