1. Kansas Big Men Taking Pressure off Andrew Wiggins as Jayhawks Thump Georgetown

    LAWRENCE, KAN. — Tarik Black sat in front of the media on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. He had just played his best game since transferring to Kansas, a breakout effort after nearly two months of struggles...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 11,459 reads 10 comments

  2. NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings 2013-14: Week 6 Edition

    A couple of weeks ago, hero ball knocked Marcus Smart from the top spot of the Player of the Year rankings. On Wednesday night, Shabazz Napier's hero ball cost him the top spot and his team the game against Stanford...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 16,594 reads 20 comments

  3. What Leslie McDonald's Return Means for UNC Tar Heels

    North Carolina does not need a savior. But the Tar Heels could sure use another shooter, and they got that on Wednesday when the NCAA cleared guard Leslie McDonald . McDonald is not P...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 6,386 reads 13 comments

  4. Rick Barnes Deserves the Chance That Texas Didn't Give Mack Brown

    A good University of Texas coach, the best in the history of the program, could get pushed to resign in a few months. I didn't write this two months ago...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 7,357 reads 26 comments

  5. College Basketball Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 6 Poll

    Until this week, there has been one man to yell at when your team did not receive the respect it deserved. Me...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 23,399 reads 46 comments

  6. Iowa State Rising: Hilton Magic as Daunting as Anything in College Basketball

    AMES, IOWA — Fred Hoiberg walked into his locker room on Friday night before his team's rivalry game with No. 24 Iowa and he told his players he wished he was in uniform with them...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 30,475 reads 18 comments

  7. NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings 2013-14: Week 5 Edition

    Last season, Trey Burke became the first point guard to win the Naismith and Wooden awards since Jameer Nelson in 2004...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 38,148 reads 38 comments

  8. Arizona's National Title Hopes Lie in the Very Capable Hands of T.J. McConnell

    Arizona is the No. 1 team in the nation in both polls right now, a legitimate national title contender, and Sean Miller has a starting lineup with four NBA prospects and another coming off the bench...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 2,946 reads 5 comments

  9. Is Win over Kansas the Start of Florida's Coming-out Party?

    A national title contender won on Tuesday night in Gainesville . And don't tell me I'm overreacting to what took place in Florida's 67-61 win over Kansas...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 3,779 reads 18 comments

  10. Bleacher Report's College Basketball Power Rankings Week 5: The Top 25 Teams

    After the Champions Classic, it really felt like the narrative of the season would be that the elite would dominate this year. Those freshmen were just too good. Michigan State was so sharp...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 21,479 reads 50 comments

  11. Kentucky's Defense Leaving Plenty to Be Desired After Loss to Baylor

    Kentucky showed up to play Baylor at AT&T Stadium on Friday night for a dress rehearsal for the Final Four that will be played in the house that Jerry Jones built in four months...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 5,037 reads 32 comments

  12. After a Loss to UAB and Win over Michigan State, Who Is the Real North Carolina?

    The North Carolina Tar Heels proved one thing on Wednesday night at the Breslin Center. Actually, they proved a couple things, but there's one takeaway that I can wrap my head around...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 18,547 reads 40 comments

  13. NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings 2013-14: Week 4 Edition

    The current Player of the Year race has two point guards—Connecticut's Shabazz Napier and Oklahoma State's Marcus Smart—out in the lead...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 50,615 reads 72 comments

  14. Why the Mitch McGary of March Still Hasn't Arrived in 2013-14

    The opening minutes of Michigan's trip to Duke on Tuesday night felt like a reach for the past. The Wolverines tried to go to Mitch McGary early, giving the big man the chance to ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 4,673 reads 17 comments

  15. How Mike Krzyzewski Is Attempting to Improve Duke's Interior Defense

    The experience of Vermont appeared to be the final straw that forced Mike Krzyzewski to reconsider his preseason vision for how Duke would play this season...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 5,066 reads 3 comments

  16. Bleacher Report's College Basketball Power Rankings Week 4: The Top 25 Teams

    Four days ago, the power rankings were ready to make the middle of the country extremely happy with two Big 12 teams in the top three. Then the weekend happened...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 37,935 reads 73 comments

  17. Wooden Award Watch 2013-14: Ranking the Top 10 Candidates in Week 3

    Marcus Smart didn't like all the Andrew Wiggins and freshmen talk before the season, and he's done his best to make sure everyone is talking about him the last two weeks...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 22,736 reads 45 comments

  18. Wichita State's Ron Baker Is a Great Story and He's Also Becoming a Great Player

    KANSAS CITY, MO — It's not surprising that Ron Baker sacrificed to make the final winning play in Wichita State's 75-62 victory over BYU on Tuesday night in the CBE Classic Championship...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 24,962 reads 8 comments

  19. Is This Wichita State Better Than the 2013 Final Four Team?

    KANSAS CITY, MO. — It may not end like that magical run a year ago. The shots may not fall like they did. The bracket may not break. But realize this about Wichita State: This was supposed to be the year for Gregg Marshall's team...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 7,800 reads 4 comments

  20. Winners & Losers from the AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings in Week 4

    It was just another typical week in college basketball. A team that lost to Belmont beat the defending champs, a team that had won one game was roughly a second away from winning ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 14,207 reads 22 comments

  21. Bleacher Report's College Basketball Power Rankings Week 3: The Top 25 Teams

    It's really hard not to overreact to one game this early in the season. Sunday alone made me want to burn my preseason prediction of Louisville as national champs and re-think Duke as a top-five team...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 32,522 reads 81 comments

  22. Breakout Star Marcus Paige Turns Heads as UNC Knocks off Mighty Louisville

    North Carolina has to play like P.J. Hairston is never setting foot on the court again. The reality on Sunday—that Hairston was back in Chapel Hill and the No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 9,480 reads 18 comments

  23. John Calipari to the New York Knicks? Say It Ain't So

    John Calipari has a pretty good thing going at Kentucky. He's a god. Big Blue Nation realizes how good they have it because what they had before Calipari wasn't much fun...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 14,783 reads 58 comments

  24. Naismith Award Watch 2013-14: Ranking the Top 10 Candidates in Week 2

    The Atlanta Tip-off club released its 50-player watch list for the Naismith Award on Thursday. This time of year would typically be way too early to get any sort of idea of who is and who will be deserving of the National Player of the Year award...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 41,885 reads 74 comments

  25. Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State Make Loud Statement in Memphis Rout

    Last month I posed the question to Oklahoma State coach Travis Ford if Andrew Wiggins signing with Kansas was a good thing for his team because of the competitiveness of Marcus Smart...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 17,863 reads 17 comments