1. 10 Mid-Major Stars Who Will Make Waves During 2014 College Basketball Season

    Let's take a moment to remember 2013's favorite mid-major star: Nate Wolters. .............. .............. That felt right. Wolters will be missed as college basketball's indie star...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 2 years ago 7,598 reads 9 comments

  2. NCAA Basketball's Rule Changes to Make Game Less Physical a Welcome Change

    It was obvious college basketball had a problem when Rick Pitino addressed at the Final Four a need to change the style of play that helped him win a national championship...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 2 years ago 5,418 reads 13 comments

  3. NBA Players Whose Careers Prove the Value of Staying in School All 4 Years

    As a college basketball fan, it's frustrating to watch NBA games and see rookies or second-year players who were one-and-done college players sit on the bench because their teams now acknowledge that they were not ready for the pros...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 2 years ago 13,531 reads 12 comments

  4. Why Michigan Must Retire Chris Webber's Jersey to Enact Real Change

    The very public 10-year disassociation between Michigan and Chris Webber ended on Wednesday, and Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon made it known that he’s willing to acknowledge that Webber and company exist again...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 2 years ago 7,566 reads 28 comments

  5. The 10 College Basketball Teams with the Biggest Bust Potential for 2014 Season

    A year ago, Kentucky had to replace its entire starting lineup, yet a team filled with question marks was ranked preseason No. 3. That team finished the season in the NIT losing to Robert Morris...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 2 years ago 8,628 reads 13 comments

  6. Michigan Basketball: Do Wolverines Have Star Power for Another Final Four Run?

    Two years ago, Michigan basketball was in a difficult position. Sophomore point guard Darius Morris had declared for the draft. Morris had not quite reached superstar levels as a sophomore, but he was pretty darn close...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 2 years ago 3,924 reads 16 comments

  7. Will Andy Enfield Make USC as Fun to Watch as Florida Gulf Coast and Dunk City?

    Andy Enfield knows the buzzwords that get players and fans excited. Enfield told Jay Leno—yeah, the guy was on the Tonight Show —that he wants to bring the Showtime back to Los Angeles...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 2 years ago 2,504 reads 3 comments

  8. Ranking the 10 Best Sibling Tandems in College Basketball History

    This past season, Seth Curry and Stephen Curry set the NCAA record for most points by two brothers, surpassing Tyler Hansbrough and Ben Hansbrough. Luckily for the rest of college basketball, the Curry boys never got a chance to play together...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 2 years ago 21,724 reads 19 comments

  9. 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 almost 2 years ago 4,217 reads 3 comments

  10. 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 2 years ago 22,701 reads 49 comments

  11. 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 2 years ago 567 reads 15 comments

  12. 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 2 years ago 4,541 reads 6 comments

  13. 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 2 years ago 2,281 reads 13 comments

  14. 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 2 years ago 1,902 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 2 years ago 3,916 reads 26 comments

  16. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 588 reads 5 comments

  17. 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 2 years ago 11,491 reads 10 comments

  18. 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 2 years ago 7,808 reads 67 comments

  19. 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 2 years ago 3,728 reads 3 comments

  20. 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 2 years ago 5,045 reads 11 comments

  21. 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 2 years ago 6,195 reads 3 comments

  22. 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 2 years ago 4,248 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 2 years ago 3,902 reads 2 comments

  24. 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 2 years ago 1,539 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 2 years ago 680 reads 5 comments