1. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of MSU's Deyonta Davis

    Michigan State's Deyonta Davis is o ne of the first round's ultimate upside picks. He didn't put up the kind of numbers that scream "one-and-done freshman," but he has physical tools the NBA covets...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 12,208 reads 15 comments

  2. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of UConn's Daniel Hamilton

    Daniel Hamilton was one of the most perplexing early-entry players to hire an agent. He is not a lock to get drafted, and Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie advised him to stay in school...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 7,056 reads 3 comments

  3. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of NC State's Cat Barber

    The NBA is full of specialists, and when it comes to Anthony Barber, the dude is so fast his sister gave him the nickname "Cat" and it stuck...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 5,211 reads 0 comments

  4. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Purdue's A.J. Hammons

    A.J. Hammons is a great example of how difficult it is to evaluate players and project where they will go in the NBA draft. He checks almost all of the boxes when it comes to size and skill, but his effort level and focus are big question marks...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 7,599 reads 9 comments

  5. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Michigan's Caris LeVert

    Caris LeVert 's draft stock could fluctuate more than any other player at the NBA Draft Combine, and he's not likely to even touch a basketball...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 1,416 reads 0 comments

  6. 2016 NBA Draft: Breaking Down NBA Future of Oregon State's Gary Payton II

    Gary Payton II has an NBA body and put up some of the most impressive all-around numbers in college basketball last season. After leading Oregon State in points, rebounds, assists and steals, the 23-year-old (6'3", 190 pounds; 6'6...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 18,393 reads 14 comments

  7. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Kentucky's Skal Labissiere

    Skal Labissiere arrived at Kentucky seemingly destined for one of the top two picks in the 2016 NBA draft. He's 6'11" with long arms (7'2" wingspan) and a silky-smooth jumper...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 39,529 reads 70 comments

  8. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Vanderbilt's Damian Jones

    Former Vanderbilt center Damian Jones will either make NBA general managers kick themselves for passing on him years from now or make the GM who did pull the trigger feel duped...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 2,610 reads 0 comments

  9. Villanova Championship Proof That Jay Wright Has Always Been an Elite Coach

    HOUSTON — Jay Wright's legacy changed when Kris Jenkins' shot floated and fell through the basket Monday night. Wright immediately vaults into the conversation of college basketball's best coaches...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 14,762 reads 32 comments

  10. Preseason NCAA Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Super-Early Top 25 Experts' Poll

    Goodbye, year of the senior. Next college basketball season will be a return to the blue bloods dominating with a mix of veterans and one-and-done lottery picks...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 170,641 reads 307 comments

  11. Villanova's Coronation Fueled by Unforgettable Finish to 2016 NCAA Title Game

    HOUSTON — The greatest ending in college basketball history has been in the works every day at practice in Villanova's gym...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 128,377 reads 94 comments

  12. Forget the Lack of 1-and-Dones; Villanova and UNC Are Both Full of Greatness

    HOUSTON — The college basketball population hit the snooze button on Saturday's blowout semifinals in anticipation that a North Carolina Tar Heels-Villanova Wildcats final would give us some form of entertainment...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 22,373 reads 106 comments

  13. Jay Wright's Masterpiece: Villanova Dominant in Historic Onslaught of Oklahoma

    HOUSTON — They called it "the perfect game." Villanova was a giant underdog in the 1985 national championship tilt against Georgetown—and Patrick Ewing—and then ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 38,806 reads 112 comments

  14. The Question at the Heart of Syracuse's Crazy Run: Are the Orange Lucky or Good?

    HOUSTON — The elephant at the Final Four wears orange. As satisfied as Syracuse is to be playing North Carolina on Saturday, some folks in the basketball world are asking: Should this No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 22,075 reads 72 comments

  15. The Dome Dilemma: Why Poor Shooting at Houston's NRG Stadium May Be a Myth

    HOUSTON — The ugliest national championship game in recent memory took place at NRG Stadium five years ago. On that night, Connecticut and Butler combined to miss 88 shots. Connecticut won 53-41, but our eyes lost...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 37,152 reads 28 comments

  16. Brice Johnson's Evolution from Freshman Slacker to Final Four Superstar

    PHILADELPHIA — Brice Johnson stands in front of his locker in the North Carolina locker room with television cameras pointed his direction, and below the picture, his arms and legs will not stop shaking...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 42,112 reads 36 comments

  17. March Madness 2016: The All-Tournament Team Through Elite 8

    The year of the senior will continue this weekend at the Final Four, featuring Buddy Hield getting buckets, Brice Johnson's springy legs and Ryan Arcidiacono as Villanova's quiet assassin...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 44,828 reads 40 comments

  18. Experienced, Explosive UNC Heading to Final Four as the Clear Title Favorite

    PHILADELPHIA — The Virginia meltdown against Syracuse was on the television in North Carolina's locker room Sunday night, and Marcus Paige demanded that the television go off...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 51,000 reads 97 comments

  19. Finally Hot Again, Marcus Paige Has UNC on Precipice of Career-Long Goal

    PHILADELPHIA — Marcus Paige stood in the locker room Friday night after one of the most satisfying nights of his career...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 18,809 reads 14 comments

  20. UNC's 3-Point Emergence in IU Blowout Takes Already Great Offense to Scary Level

    PHILADELPHIA — The juggernaut unleashed on Indiana on Friday night in Philadelphia turned the Harbaugh brothers into boo birds and the Tar Heels into quite possibly the title favorites...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 23,485 reads 43 comments

  21. The Year of the Senior: How Loaded Class Made 2015-16 CBB Season Unforgettable

    On senior night at Kansas, Iowa State senior forward Georges Niang sat courtside  doing a radio interview  during KU's senior speeches, and once he finished, he lingered a few minutes to watch...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 19,061 reads 24 comments

  22. Ranking the Top 20 Players in the Sweet 16

    Last year's NCAA tournament was all about the one-and-done freshmen. You had Karl-Anthony Towns as the best player on a Kentucky squad that entered the Final Four undefeated, and three Duke freshmen led the school to a national championship...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 70,610 reads 183 comments

  23. Elite Eight Bracket 2016: Real-Time Odds to Win 2016 NCAA Title

    The 2016 Final Four is set, and North Carolina looks like the overwhelming favorite to win it all in Houston next weekend. All four No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 147,304 reads 106 comments

  24. Baylor Upset Has Yale Primed for Cinderella Run Against Now-Vulnerable Duke

    The tournament has its underdog. And they just so happen to be Bulldogs. Yale outsmarted Baylor on Thursday afternoon with beautiful back cuts and precision passing on the way to a 79-75 win over the No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 32,862 reads 71 comments

  25. NCAA Basketball Championship 2016: Who Best Fits the Blueprint of a Winner?

    The idea that this NCAA tournament is wide open is backed up by the numbers. Ken Pomeroy's Pythagorean rating, which he uses to compile his rankings, allows us to compare teams from different seasons dating back to 2001-02...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 55,737 reads 96 comments