1. Where Would Kansas Jayhawks Turn for Head Coach If Bill Self Bolted for NBA?

    Every athletic director should have his list for "where do I turn if my successful head coach leaves?" Bill Self gave Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger reason to keep his list fresh on Monday...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 14,364 reads 31 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Most Entertaining Players for the 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    These are the men of the top 10. The anchors on the highlight shows should have their names memorized by the end of this upcoming college basketball season. Anytime their teams play, these players will make it worth tuning in...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 20,760 reads 57 comments

  3. Bill Self's Inevitable NBA Dilemma: Chase Curiosity or History?

    At some point in the next 10 years or so, Bill Self will have a decision to make similar to the one Mike Krzyzewski had to make in 2004 when the Lakers came calling...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 6,769 reads 12 comments

  4. Star NCAA Basketball Players (and Teams) in Limbo for 2013-14 Season

    It's August and most college basketball coaches are spending this time trying to figure out how to mesh their rosters this season. Imagine taking the biggest piece away, floating in TBA land...

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  5. Why Wiggins-Led Jayhawks Need to Feature Syracuse Zone 'D'

    The presence of Andrew Wiggins in Lawrence has Bill Self dreaming up defenses that are mostly foreign to the Kansas coach...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 7,356 reads 38 comments

  6. Ken Pomeroy's New Stat Affirms That Quick Offense Is Good Offense

    College basketball is looking for a way to fix scoring. Last season was the lowest-scoring year since 1952...

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  7. Marcus Smart Announcing Decision to Declare for 2014 NBA Draft Now Is Right Move

    Marcus Smart has declared for the 2014 NBA draft. It's not official, of course, but Smart made his intentions known to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports , saying that "barring injury" he will leave Oklahoma State after his sophomore season...

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  8. John Calipari's Unapologetic Approach Isn't Changing, and It Shouldn't

    John Calipari is extremely tactical in what he says and how he believes he will be portrayed by the people who make him successful: The players...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 5,756 reads 25 comments

  9. Dear NCAA, Please Deal with P.J. Hairston ASAP

    Dear NCAA, Did you hear all charges were dropped against P.J. Hairston by the Durham Police? I just thought I'd let you know in case you were waiting for that verdict, because ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 12,354 reads 80 comments

  10. Isaac Hamilton's Request to Leave UTEP for USC Shows Dunk City's Powerful Draw

    The basketball programs in Los Angeles were about as appealing as watching hoops on an old black-and-white TV back in November when local prep star Isaac Hamilton decided to attend UTEP...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 10,490 reads 12 comments

  11. Michigan Basketball: How Effective Can Glenn Robinson III Be at Small Forward?

    Glenn Robinson III took a risk in April when he decided to return to school. Robinson proved himself as an intriguing prospect with potential as a freshman—he averaged 11 ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 4,335 reads 11 comments

  12. How Kyle Wiltjer Decision Impacts Gonzaga and Kentucky

    Once Kyle Wiltjer announced he was considering transferring and Gonzaga was a possibility, it was hard to believe he would do anything else. Gonzaga offered Wiltjer the best opportunity to continue to play for a winner, develop and become a pro...

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  13. Coach K's Jabari Parker Dilemma: How It Impacts Duke, Star's NBA Draft Stock

    The thought of a top-ranked recruit—a possible one-and-done player—like Duke's Jabari Parker playing out of position as a freshman would seem to be an oddity in this era of college basketball...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 28,066 reads 62 comments

  14. How NCAA Basketball's Biggest 2013 Underachievers Can Improve in 2014

    A year ago Kentucky started the season ranked No. 3, North Carolina State was No. 6 and Baylor was No. 19. All three program were expected to play late into March. Kentucky had the top recruiting class in the country, as usual...

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  15. UCLA Basketball: Will Steve Alford Overcome Rocky Start as Head Coach?

    After the release of Steve Alford's buyout by the Los Angeles Times last week—it's $10.4 million, by the way—that was likely the end of what has been a noisy couple of months for Alford...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 5,582 reads 2 comments

  16. Michigan Basketball: Revitalized Wolverines Smart to Lock Up John Beilein

    John Beilein is best thing that ever happened to Michigan basketball, and the administration obviously realizes that...

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  17. The Risk vs. Reward for Marcus Smart Joining USA Basketball Mini-Camp

    Marcus Smart continues to take risks this offseason—or, as I like to call it, he keeps betting on himself. The latest Smart gamble is his addition to the USA Basketball National Team mini-camp roster on Tuesday...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 5,636 reads 4 comments

  18. Early Preview and Predictions for NCAA Basketball's Non-Conference Tournaments

    The World Wide Leader gave college basketball fans a reason be excited in July on Tuesday, announcing the matchups for early-season tournaments. Hey, it’s not the NBA raising the age limit, but we’ll take what we can get in July...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 16,685 reads 24 comments

  19. Who's Not Being Up Front: PJ Hairston or Roy Williams?

    P.J. Hairston got free rides. It appears he got a lot of them. And he can no longer hide. Neither can North Carolina...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 11,646 reads 43 comments

  20. Which Recruits Generated the Most Buzz on Twitter at the 2013 Nike Peach Jam?

    It was the perfect way to start off the July evaluation period. The Nike EYBL finals at the Peach Jam featured some of the best players in the 2014 class and had all the big-name coaches in attendance...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 7,125 reads 3 comments

  21. The 10 Most Promising Up-and-Coming College Basketball Programs

    It would be cool to go back in time and make this list five years ago. If I could time travel (anyone know where I can get one of those hot tub time machines?), Butler coming off an ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 26,062 reads 39 comments

  22. Marshall Henderson Suspension: Ole Miss Star Still Has His Supporters

    Meet the Marshall Henderson fan. Step 1, point blame elsewhere—whether it's the media or the establishment. Step 2, be sure to let everyone know that Marshall being Marshall is way better than the haters being the haters...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 8,256 reads 27 comments

  23. Marshall Henderson Suspended: Is It Time for Ole Miss to Part Ways with Star?

    At some point, Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy is going to have to say “enough is enough” with bad boy Marshall Henderson...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 31,865 reads 75 comments

  24. Louisville Basketball: Will Cardinals 'D' Still Dominate Without Gorgui Dieng?

    Rick Pitino made it clear during a media chat on Tuesday that he’s still in celebratory mode. Moreover, he's already in love with his backcourt. “I'll tell you now this is a very, very strong backcourt,” he told C...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 4,252 reads 8 comments

  25. Louisville's Kevin Ware Continues to Amaze, Pitino Says October Return Possible

    Kevin Ware’s broken leg was so bad it made grown men weep. Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino said on Tuesday that he believes Ware could be playing again in October, ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 11,546 reads 9 comments