1. Ben McLemore's Faith in AAU Coach a Cautionary Tale for NBA Prospects

    College basketball has a problem, and Kansas guard Ben McLemore’s former AAU coach Darius Cobb was dumb enough to bring it to light this past weekend...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 4,202 reads 3 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Greatest College Basketball Players Who Were Flops in the NBA

    If you didn't know any better, you would see that awkward long-haired dude with the mustache in the picture above and think "that must have been some scrub." I mean that guy is wearing a t-shirt under his jersey...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 22,531 reads 49 comments

  3. 10 College Basketball Teams Set for Bounce Back Seasons in 2014

    Since the season ended for Kentucky, the team's top prospect declared for the NBA draft where he could go No. 1, the team's leading scorer also declared for the draft and the team's starting point guard decided to transfer...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 564 reads 15 comments

  4. Is Marcus Smart the Frontrunner for the 2014 Player of the Year Awards?

    Marcus Smart stood uncomfortably with his coach Travis Ford and teammates Markel Brown and Le'Bryan Nash on April 17...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 4,536 reads 6 comments

  5. Will the Big Ten's Dominance Continue in 2014?

    The Big Ten conference has not produced a national champion since Michigan State won the title in 2000. The Pac-12 is the only other power-six conference during that span that has not produced a champion...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 2,275 reads 13 comments

  6. Who Has the Brighter Future: Shaka Smart or Brad Stevens?

    The questions and comparisons have to get old for both coaches. It's almost become a rule that you cannot talk about Brad Stevens without mentioning Shaka Smart, and you cannot talk about Smart without mentioning Stevens...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 1,848 reads 2 comments

  7. Ranking the 10 Best College Basketball Players Returning for 2014 Season

    This past college basketball season was lacking of stars—or at least, that's a narrative that was pushed. A well-known national columnist wrote that the two biggest stars in college basketball were Brittney Griner and Skylar Diggins*...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 3,795 reads 26 comments

  8. Should College Basketball Shorten the Shot Clock?

    The solution to fix the scoring epidemic in college basketball—reducing the shot clock—is like a fat guy deciding he’s going to lose weight by simply cutting candy bars out of his diet...

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  9. Comparing Kentucky's 2013 Recruiting Class to Michigan's Fab 5

    Kentucky has what is already being referred to as the greatest recruiting class of all time and the only group in the conversation (at this point) is Michigan's Fab Five...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 11,320 reads 10 comments

  10. Russ Smith Returns to Louisville: Why Cardinals Should Be the Preseason No. 1

    It always feels a bit ridiculous to rank college basketball teams in April or October. How teams or players will develop is a mystery at those points, especially in the one-and-done era...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 7,807 reads 67 comments

  11. Ranking the NCAA Basketball Seniors Who Will Be Most Difficult to Replace

    Here are some NBA players who should just be graduating from college: John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Kawhi Leonard, Derrick Favors, Avery Bradley, Xavier Henry, Lance Stephenson and Thomas Robinson...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 3,723 reads 3 comments

  12. Ideal Replacements for Each Active College Basketball Coaching Legend

    Every athletic director in the country has a short list of coaches he would consider if his coach leaves. For the ADs with legends patrolling the sidelines, this is a sensitive subject...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 5,033 reads 11 comments

  13. 10 College Basketball Coaches on the Hot Seat in the 2013-14 Season

    UCLA and Minnesota fired their coaches after NCAA tournament appearances this past season. Other than those two programs, however, athletic directors across the country showed unusual patience, and the coaching carousel was relatively quiet...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 6,171 reads 3 comments

  14. What to Expect from Keith Frazier and Larry Brown at SMU in 2014

    Nestled between North Carolina and North Carolina State in the latest Rivals.com recruiting rankings at No. 14 in the country is SMU, a school that has not made the NCAA tournament since 1993...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 4,222 reads 1 comments

  15. How John Calipari Can Learn from His 2013 Mistakes and Contend in 2014

    For those who hate Kentucky—and that group grows each year John Calipari is in Lexington—this past season was justice. Calipari started the year with a reality television show and reason to puff his chest...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 3,893 reads 2 comments

  16. Which 2013 NCAA Tournament Cinderella Has Best Chance to Repeat Amazing Run?

    As soon as Wichita State’s season ended in the Final Four, coach Gregg Marshall started talking about the future. “This is just a beginning,” Marshall told the Wichita Eagle ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 1,539 reads 0 comments

  17. Marcus Smart's Return to Oklahoma State Good for Both NBA and NCAA Basketball

    Marcus Smart put off making millions for at least one year by deciding to return to Oklahoma State, and we think he’s crazy...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 665 reads 5 comments

  18. Ranking the 10 NCAA Basketball Teams That Will Be Most Crippled by NBA Defection

    This is not where you will find tears being shed for the likes of Kentucky, Kansas or Syracuse. John Calipari might be the only coach in the country who can lose two players to the pros and his roster still improves...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 6,185 reads 2 comments

  19. 10 College Basketball Role Players Set for Breakout 2014 Seasons

    Three years ago, Ohio State's Deshaun Thomas came off the bench as a freshman and played only 14 minutes per game. In those minutes, Thomas got up a lot of shots—almost a third of his team's attempts—and he was surprisingly efficient...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 4,180 reads 6 comments

  20. Why Is Andrew Wiggins Waiting so Long to Make His Decision?

    The biggest story in college basketball right now is where an 18-year-old from Canada who has yet to play a minute of college basketball will decide to go to school for a year...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 30,180 reads 52 comments

  21. Biggest Disappointments of the 2012-13 College Basketball Season

    Kentucky started its practices with cameras around and a reality television show that would give us a sneak peek at one of the best teams in the nation...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 10,639 reads 20 comments

  22. Why Former Duke Star Bobby Hurley Will Have Success as a College Coach

    Bobby Hurley is on the phone and he’s talking about what many consider the greatest college basketball game of all time. Hurley, the former Duke point guard, gets asked about the 1992 regional final against Kentucky a lot, he says...

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  23. Ranking the Top 20 Transfers Available in NCAA Basketball

    The new era of college basketball has added another recruiting season to the cycle. Want a quick fix? Go get a fifth-year transfer who can play right away...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 24,488 reads 13 comments

  24. Super-Early Preseason Top 25 Poll for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    Here's the question heading into the 2013-14 season: Will the state of Kentucky let somebody else win the title? Judging by what Louisville has coming back and what Kentucky has ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 4,774 reads 384 comments

  25. Unpredictable 2013 NCAA Basketball Season, but Louisville a Predictable Champion

    Your 2013 national championship game gave us Trey Burke at the start and all the Spike Albrecht we could believe—and Luke Hancock too. We saw a first half that left us breathless...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 4,493 reads 1 comments