1. B/R's 2015-16 College Basketball Awards

    The 2015-16 college basketball season will be remembered as the year of the senior, and the old fellas are well-represented in the Bleacher Report postseason awards...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 101,661 reads 277 comments

  2. Iowa State's Monte Morris Is the Ultimate Giver on and off the Court

    AMES, Iowa — Eleven tractor trailers filled with gallons of water jugs and water bottles pulled up to a food bank in Flint, Michigan, at 10 a.m. on Feb. 18. The No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 18,394 reads 4 comments

  3. It Takes a Village to Make a Basketball Star, Just Ask Iowa's Jarrod Uthoff

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — A month ago, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery called Jarrod Uthoff into his office. His senior star had failed to score in double digits for the only time all season in a loss to Maryland, and McCaffery sensed he needed a pick-me-up...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 11,299 reads 16 comments

  4. Buddy Hield and the Magical Season That Almost Didn't Happen

    NORMAN, Okla. — When Oklahoma's bus pulled up to Kansas State's Bramlage Coliseum for the team's shootaround earlier this month, National Player of the Year favorite Buddy Hield ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 67,111 reads 57 comments

  5. College Basketball Rankings 2015-16: Bleacher Report's Week 16 Top 25

    If you're tired of the parity narrative in college basketball this season, it's probably best you tune out until next year...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 76,615 reads 189 comments

  6. From Projected Top Pick to Struggling Reserve: The Decline of Skal Labissiere

    The trajectory of Skal Labissiere since he arrived at Kentucky has been the equivalent of a hot new stock taking an unexpected nosedive once it reaches the market...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 326,857 reads 200 comments

  7. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Kansas' Cheick Diallo

    Freshman center Cheick Diallo is as big a mystery now as he was the day he stepped foot on the University of Kansas campus...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 25,060 reads 28 comments

  8. Mid-February Player of the Year Rankings for College Basketball in 2015-16

    Buddy Hield was having one of his worst shooting nights of the year on Monday, and the Oklahoma Sooners were about to lose their second game in a row...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 44,481 reads 95 comments

  9. Louisville's Self-Imposed Tournament Ban an Unfair Solution to Larger Problem

    The decision by Louisville to self-impose a postseason ban for its basketball program this season seemed harsh. Don't be fooled. It was entirely self-serving...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 33,728 reads 39 comments

  10. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Pro Future of Stephen Zimmerman

    Stephen Zimmerman will be entering the NBA in the perfect era for his skill set. Back in the day, NBA teams were searching for back-to-the-basket post players who they could dump the ball down to and have that guy get them buckets...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 15,986 reads 16 comments

  11. Wayne Selden Finally Thriving After Blocking out Pressure of NBA Expectations

    LAWRENCE, Kan.—Kansas guard Wayne Selden's name came up in a discussion with an NBA scout last summer at the Nike Basketball Academy in Santa Monica, California, and it wasn't flattering...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 14,863 reads 14 comments

  12. College Basketball Rankings 2015-16: Bleacher Report's Week 13 Top 25

    The hot potato at the top of the rankings has come to a stall. Thanks to the flame-throwing finger tips of Buddy Hield, this is the third straight week that North Carolina and Oklahoma top our Bleacher Report rankings...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 39,322 reads 137 comments

  13. Kentucky-Kansas Blue Blood Showdown the Best in CBB Despite Flaws

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas beat Kentucky in overtime, 90-84, Saturday night in what should go down as an instant classic simply because when the Wildcats and Jayhawks play overtime at Allen Fieldhouse, no matter how they get there, it's a classic...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 21,702 reads 73 comments

  14. Who Has the POY Edge as Favorites Buddy Hield, Ben Simmons Square off Saturday?

    The wacky midseason SEC/Big 12 challenge is giving college basketball a treat Saturday when No. 1 Oklahoma travels to LSU, and we get to see Buddy Hield go up against Ben Simmons...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 11,301 reads 45 comments

  15. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Pro Future of Cal's Jaylen Brown

    Jaylen Brown kills it in the layup line. Brown looks the part of a pro. He passes every test in the size and athleticism categories that NBA teams covet at the wing position...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 25,732 reads 53 comments

  16. Xavier Is a Legit Final Four Contender, and That Shouldn't Surprise Anyone

    Xavier made a surprising run to the Sweet 16 last March on the back of a tall, goofy Uber driver and an unusual defense (the 1-3-1 zone). Actually, let's try that again... Xavier did what it usually does last March, getting to the Sweet 16...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 11,152 reads 17 comments

  17. Kansas Tightening Its Rotation Could Be Spark It Needs to Reach Full Potential

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Kansas Jayhawks have been trying to find themselves over the last week. Like college graduates driving cross country in search of the meaning of life while their parents sit at home and just pray they find jobs...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 14,093 reads 34 comments

  18. Has Once-Mighty Michigan State Lost Its Mojo?

    Michigan State is in a weird spot right now. After starting the season 13-0, the Spartans have now lost three straight games. With No. 7 Maryland coming to town on Saturday, this team is in danger of losing four straight...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 5,470 reads 50 comments

  19. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down Pro Future of Kentucky's Jamal Murray

    Kentucky Wildcats guard Jamal Murray is a prime example of how a player can quickly arrive on the NBA's radar...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 33,293 reads 35 comments

  20. 2016 NBA Draft Could Include Fewer 1-and-Dones, Influence Future Decisions

    The consensus among NBA scouts after two months of the college basketball season is that this freshman class is thin on one-and-done prospects...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 191,002 reads 152 comments

  21. College Basketball Rankings 2015-16: Bleacher Report's Week 11 Top 25

    Willie Nelson's lyrics to "On the Road Again" do not apply to college basketball. We're getting to the point in the season where we're reminded just how hard it is to go into another team's gym and win on the road...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 59,764 reads 185 comments

  22. A Road Less Traveled: UNC's Justin Jackson Blossoming as a Throwback Player

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Five-star wing Justin Jackson arrived on the college basketball scene last year with a scouting report that is rarely attached to players in this era: His strength was the mid-range jumper...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 36,469 reads 24 comments

  23. Embarrassing Kentucky Loss to LSU Shows Problems Go Beyond Effort, Inexperience

    The machine at Kentucky has a faulty engine and a few leaky parts. The ninth-ranked Wildcats traveled to LSU on Tuesday night and looked, to be generous, average. The Tigers won easily, 85-67, and they're now 9-5 with two straight quality wins...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 63,654 reads 211 comments

  24. The Curious Case of Top NBA Prospect Ben Simmons and the Middling LSU Tigers

    The biggest head-scratcher of the college basketball season is how a team that includes Ben Simmons, the favorite to be the No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft and the most talented player in the country, seems destined to miss the NCAA tournament...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 89,218 reads 153 comments

  25. College Basketball Rankings 2015-16: Bleacher Report's Week 9 Top 25

    Welcome to the college basketball season, football fans. College basketball has a treat for a football-less Monday: How does No. 1 vs. No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 44,706 reads 66 comments