1. 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

  2. UNC Basketball: Is It Fair to Judge Tar Heels Without Suspended Stars?

    North Carolina's loss on Sunday afternoon to Belmont unveiled a laundry list of issues that would be troubling if the roster wasn't going to eventually change. Roy Williams' rotations were hard to figure and helped Belmont bury 15 treys...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 12,913 reads 45 comments

  3. Bleacher Report's College Basketball Power Rankings Week 2: The Top 25 Teams

    Remember 2008? That was the only year the Final Four went chalk, and those four teams were clearly the best four teams in the country all year. They simply had more pros than everyone else...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 26,460 reads 69 comments

  4. Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones to Duke: Package Deals Are Future of Recruiting

    Jahlil Okafor is the best big-man prospect in America, and he lives in Chicago. Tyus Jones is one of the top point-guard prospects in 2014, and he lives in Apple Valley, Minn...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 28,325 reads 37 comments

  5. Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones Decision: Has Duke Become a 1-and-Done Factory?

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has never been a fan of the one-and-done rule. "A school can't be an extended stay hotel," he told Dan Patrick two years ago...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 33,804 reads 148 comments

  6. Will Jahlil Okafor Be the Best True Big Man in NCAA Basketball Since Tim Duncan?

    The disappearance of the back-to-the-basket big man is something that old men complain about in barbershops. These kids today, all they want to do is shoot the three and win dunk contests...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 10,658 reads 26 comments

  7. Final Predictions for Top NCAA Basketball Recruits on Decision Friday

    If there's one day to pay attention to recruiting this year, it's Friday. Four of the top five recruits rated by Rivals.com are scheduled to announce their decisions...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 73,968 reads 81 comments

  8. What We Learned and What to Expect from Big 3 Freshmen Post Champions Classic

    CHICAGO - On Tuesday night at the United Center, the traveling Izzone shouted "freshmen, freshmen" from the rafters. It was meant as a taunt toward Kentucky. It came across as more of a plea...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 21,795 reads 78 comments

  9. Is 2013 Champions Classic the Most NCAA Basketball Talent Ever in One Gym?

    It all feels a bit overhyped, doesn't it? This freshmen class. Tuesday's Champion Classic with four of the nation's top five teams—Kansas, Duke, Michigan State and Kentucky—playing on one night in Chicago...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 24,572 reads 32 comments

  10. Who Will Be NCAA Basketball's King This Year: Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker?

    Don King could not have set it up better than this. The dream scenario in the Andrew Wiggins sweepstakes for college basketball promoters (read ESPN) may have been Wiggins picking ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 27,621 reads 87 comments

  11. Meet Perry Ellis, the Kansas Jayhawks' Other Superstar

    LAWRENCE, KAN. — It was an early morning in mid-October, and 10,000 or so folks had made their way to Allen Fieldhouse to get a sneak peek at Andrew Wiggins...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 9,693 reads 4 comments

  12. Julius Randle and the Harrison Twins Have Kentucky Already Ahead of Schedule

    If last year's version of Kentucky featured the very worst pieces for John Calipari 's system, the first two games of the season suggest this one features the best...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 12,352 reads 7 comments

  13. Andrew Wiggins' 1-Year Thrill Ride at Kansas Finally Underway

    Andrew Wiggins started off his pit stop in Kansas on Friday night with one of his signature spin moves. He took two dribbles to the right, spun with the force of an F5 Kansas tornado and was up in the air before the defense knew what hit 'em...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 39,045 reads 78 comments

  14. Ranking the Nation's Top 100 Players for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    A year ago, the perception was that the talent in college basketball was down. It's hard to argue that when anyone who holds such an opinion can simply come back with, "Anthony Bennett was the No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 161,320 reads 146 comments

  15. Everything You Need to Know About the 2013-14 College Basketball Season

    Get your multiple televisions set up, prepare yourself for Dick Vitale and a lot of "diaper dandy" references and tell your spouse you love her (or him), college basketball is back...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 23,868 reads 17 comments

  16. B/R Expert Predictions for the 2013-14 College Basketball Season

    The college basketball season is finally here, and it's time for those of us here at Bleacher Report to make predictions that we'll probably regret by February...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 37,801 reads 68 comments

  17. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Point Guards for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    College basketball could be in for some of its best point guard play since the NBA started gobbling up all the best college players...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 51,309 reads 77 comments

  18. College Basketball Power Rankings: Bleacher Report's Preseason Top 25

    Preseason polls are tricky because, as a voter, you have to decide something right off the bat. Should your poll be a representation of who you think are the best 25 teams right ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 67,894 reads 142 comments

  19. Meet Synergy Sports Technology, the Company Revolutionizing College Basketball

    Gordon Hayward's half-court heave at the final buzzer that bounced off the backboard and nearly went in is what most remember about the 2010 national championship game...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 14,014 reads 10 comments

  20. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Shooting Guards for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    If there's a common theme among the best shooting guards in the country, it's that they are admirers of their own shots. At least, you would think so with some of the chuckers we've got at this position...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 39,994 reads 73 comments

  21. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Small Forwards for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    Andrew Wiggins is the movie that everyone tells you is going to be incredible and you have to try to temper expectations in your own head or you're just going to be disappointed. Yes, he's really, really, really talented...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 37,995 reads 65 comments

  22. B/R Expert Predictions for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball All-American Teams

    Our writers agreed to disagree on preseason All-Americans this season. Only two players were unanimous first-team selections, and a third (some Canadian kid playing in Kansas) may have made it if not for one of our writers disliking the young'uns ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 18,210 reads 36 comments

  23. College Basketball Preseason Rankings 2013: Biggest Lessons of AP Poll

    In case you didn't know, Kentucky is good again. That's what the preseason polls tell us, at least. The Associated Press preseason Top 25 came out on Thursday, and John Calipari 's Wildcats were right where Big Blue Nation likes them to be...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 10,995 reads 15 comments

  24. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Power Forwards for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    The challenge in making these rankings is balancing potential with past accomplishments. Both deserve to be taken into consideration. No position is more difficult to judge at the top this season than power forward...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 39,694 reads 70 comments

  25. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Centers for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    Welcome to the positional rankings for the upcoming 2013-14 college basketball season. Consider this a cheat sheet to get familiar with some of the best players around the country...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 49,980 reads 80 comments