1. Michigan State Basketball: Is Keith Appling a Championship-Caliber PG?

    Michigan State has all the tools to win a national championship. The Spartans have future pros, they have experience and they have a coach who has won before. But they've just been missing one thing: a pass-first point guard...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 3,021 reads 3 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Most Dangerous NCAA Basketball Scoring Tandems for 2013-14 Season

    Think making a preseason Top 25 is hard? Try figuring out who the top scoring tandems in the country are going to be. It takes a willingness to share, and it also helps if your other best players are willing to be complementary threats...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 14,845 reads 39 comments

  3. Ohio State Basketball: Breaking Down Aaron Craft's Superstar Credentials

    The biggest shot of Aaron Craft's junior season was on a play which was run for Ohio State star Deshaun Thomas. The Buckeyes were tied with Iowa State in the round of 32 of the NCAA tournament, and Thomas came off a staggered screen...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 2,673 reads 3 comments

  4. NCAA Basketball Teams Most Likely to Run Away with 2014 Conference Titles

    Conference realignment is sucking the fun out of rivalries and geography in college basketball, but in some leagues it's sucking the competition dry as well. Wait until you see what's left in the WAC...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 20,265 reads 73 comments

  5. Duke Basketball: Which Blue Devils Big Man Should Be the 5th Starter in 2014?

    The case could be made that Duke is the best team in the country at positions one through four. The Blue Devils are set at those four spots with point guard Quinn Cook, shooting ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 14,135 reads 40 comments

  6. Florida Basketball: Star Freshman Chris Walker Is Worth Waiting for

    Florida beginning its season without top 10 recruit Chris Walker is becoming a real possibility. As Kevin Brockman of The Gainesville Sun pointed out on Monday , Walker is ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 9,834 reads 1 comments

  7. Kentucky Basketball: Will Dakari Johnson or Willie Cauley-Stein Start at Center?

    Usually when a player could have left school to be a first-round draft pick and decides to return to improve his game and his stock, that particular player is the centerpiece for his team the following season...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 13,584 reads 18 comments

  8. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Predicting Which 2013 Classes Will Have Most Staying

    Once upon a time, college basketball recruiting was done with an eye toward the future. These days, at least for the big boys, rosters are built over one or two years and then turn over quickly...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 26,988 reads 33 comments

  9. How the Roosevelt Jones Injury Impacts Butler and the Big East in 2013-14

    The biggest hurdle for the Butler basketball program in its first season in the Big East is no longer the absence of Brad Stevens. For the first year, at least, it will be playing without Roosevelt Jones...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 4,579 reads 4 comments

  10. Duke Recruiting: What to Do with Quinn Cook If Blue Devils Land Tyus Jones

    Duke could land one of the greatest package deals in the history of college basketball in the 2014 class. Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor, the top point guard and big man in their class, respectively, have decided they'd like to play together...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 15,114 reads 62 comments

  11. Roy Williams, UNC Compounding the PJ Hairston Problem with Indecision

    Roy Williams has one clear message for the media. Stop! Enough with the P.J. Hairston questions. "I've read about it all damn summer, I'm tired of reading about, tired of talking ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 5,629 reads 18 comments

  12. Meet Zach Hodskins, a One-Handed Basketball Phenom Who May Walk on at Florida

    Zach Hodskins only has one arm. Now he has an offer from Florida to play basketball. Hodskins will be a senior at Milton High School in Alpharetta , Ga...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 84,204 reads 47 comments

  13. UNC Basketball: How Much Weight Is on James Michael McAdoo's Shoulders in 2014

    One way to look at North Carolina's late-season resurgence a year ago was that by moving P.J. Hairston into the starting ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 4,103 reads 5 comments

  14. Sales Pitches for Each School 5-Star Recruit Tyus Jones Is Visiting

    Tyus Jones announced on Tuesday over Twitter when and where he will be making his visits this fall. When the top point guard in the 2014 class tweets, it's news. So alert the masses...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 26,996 reads 30 comments

  15. Ranking the 10 Best NCAA Basketball Highlight Tapes Released in Summer of 2013

    It's the most depressing time of the year for college hoops fans. It's almost impossible to get your hoops fix in August. The camps are finished. AAU ball is coming to a halt. Football is all the rage...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 15,559 reads 8 comments

  16. Baylor Basketball: Isaiah Austin's Speedy Recovery Cause for Cautious Optimism

    The Baylor Bears are one of the most difficult teams to judge where they belong in the preseason national pecking order. Baylor is due for another Elite Eight run...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 4,938 reads 1 comments

  17. Florida Basketball: Does Gators Star Patric Young Have an NFL Future?

    Florida big man Patric Young is a borderline NBA prospect. If basketball doesn't work out for Young, maybe he should try his luck at football...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 13,357 reads 3 comments

  18. Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2013-14 Season

    Without sixth man Luke Hancock, Louisville does not win the national title in 2013. Hancock proved the value of the sixth man in Atlanta...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 7,958 reads 23 comments

  19. 10 College Basketball Players Who've Raised Their Stock This Summer

    The summer months are a mostly quiet time for collegians. They don't have AAU tournaments with critical eyes watching their every moves like during their prep days...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 8,367 reads 10 comments

  20. 10 Player Matchups We Can't Wait to See in 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    On Thursday, the Big 12 announced its league schedule this year. That brought with it the dates that were immediately circled on every college basketball fan's calender: Kansas vs...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 37,581 reads 52 comments

  21. How Will John Calipari Mold Kentucky's Loaded Roster into a Juggernaut?

    John Calipari somehow convinced six McDonald's All-Americans to sign with him in the last year. It was an incredible feat. Now comes the hard part...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 8,854 reads 52 comments

  22. 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 almost 3 years ago 14,803 reads 31 comments

  23. 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 almost 3 years ago 20,770 reads 57 comments

  24. 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 almost 3 years ago 7,274 reads 12 comments

  25. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 4,111 reads 0 comments