1. 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 1 year ago 13,310 reads 18 comments

  2. 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 1 year ago 26,897 reads 33 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 4,442 reads 4 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 14,621 reads 62 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 5,498 reads 18 comments

  6. 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 1 year ago 78,388 reads 47 comments

  7. 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 1 year ago 3,999 reads 5 comments

  8. 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 1 year ago 26,968 reads 30 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 15,355 reads 8 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 4,745 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 12,556 reads 3 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 7,739 reads 23 comments

  13. 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 1 year ago 8,311 reads 10 comments

  14. 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 1 year ago 37,506 reads 52 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 8,738 reads 52 comments

  16. 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 1 year ago 14,074 reads 31 comments

  17. 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 1 year ago 20,710 reads 57 comments

  18. 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 1 year ago 6,628 reads 12 comments

  19. 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 1 year ago 4,047 reads 0 comments

  20. Why Wiggins-Led Jayhawks Need to Feature Syracuse Zone 'D'

    The presence of Andrew Wiggins in Lawrence has Bill Self dreaming up defenses that are mostly foreign to the Kansas coach...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 7,294 reads 38 comments

  21. Ken Pomeroy's New Stat Affirms That Quick Offense Is Good Offense

    College basketball is looking for a way to fix scoring. Last season was the lowest-scoring year since 1952...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 10,004 reads 22 comments

  22. Marcus Smart Announcing Decision to Declare for 2014 NBA Draft Now Is Right Move

    Marcus Smart has declared for the 2014 NBA draft. It's not official, of course, but Smart made his intentions known to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports , saying that "barring injury" he will leave Oklahoma State after his sophomore season...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 5,602 reads 5 comments

  23. John Calipari's Unapologetic Approach Isn't Changing, and It Shouldn't

    John Calipari is extremely tactical in what he says and how he believes he will be portrayed by the people who make him successful: The players...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 5,663 reads 25 comments

  24. Dear NCAA, Please Deal with P.J. Hairston ASAP

    Dear NCAA, Did you hear all charges were dropped against P.J. Hairston by the Durham Police? I just thought I'd let you know in case you were waiting for that verdict, because ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 12,177 reads 80 comments

  25. Isaac Hamilton's Request to Leave UTEP for USC Shows Dunk City's Powerful Draw

    The basketball programs in Los Angeles were about as appealing as watching hoops on an old black-and-white TV back in November when local prep star Isaac Hamilton decided to attend UTEP...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 year ago 10,332 reads 12 comments