1. 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 over 1 year ago 22,814 reads 45 comments

  2. 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 over 1 year ago 26,295 reads 8 comments

  3. 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 over 1 year ago 8,225 reads 4 comments

  4. 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 over 1 year ago 14,243 reads 22 comments

  5. 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 over 1 year ago 32,579 reads 81 comments

  6. 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 over 1 year ago 9,579 reads 18 comments

  7. 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 over 1 year ago 15,062 reads 58 comments

  8. 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 over 1 year ago 42,022 reads 74 comments

  9. 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 over 1 year ago 17,942 reads 17 comments

  10. 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 over 1 year ago 12,977 reads 45 comments

  11. 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 over 1 year ago 26,522 reads 69 comments

  12. 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 over 1 year ago 28,910 reads 37 comments

  13. 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 over 1 year ago 34,666 reads 148 comments

  14. 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 over 1 year ago 11,199 reads 26 comments

  15. 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 over 1 year ago 74,108 reads 81 comments

  16. 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 over 1 year ago 21,842 reads 78 comments

  17. 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 over 1 year ago 24,692 reads 32 comments

  18. 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 over 1 year ago 27,762 reads 87 comments

  19. 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 over 1 year ago 10,464 reads 4 comments

  20. 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 over 1 year ago 12,461 reads 7 comments

  21. 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 over 1 year ago 39,119 reads 78 comments

  22. 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 over 1 year ago 162,341 reads 146 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 23,986 reads 17 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 37,909 reads 68 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 53,136 reads 77 comments