1. With Louisville out of the Way, Kentucky Really Should Go Undefeated

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky point guard guard Andrew Harrison took a bad shot, and John Calipari angrily high-stepped it down his sideline with less than three minutes to go on Saturday afternoon...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 29,208 reads 180 comments

  2. Louisville's Blueprint to Upset Dominant Kentucky in Rivalry Showdown

    Rick Pitino needs to channel Rollie Massimino this week. It's not March yet, so a win on Saturday for fourth-ranked Louisville wouldn't carry with it the historic relevance of ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 24,031 reads 63 comments

  3. Moore Hoops: Loaded but Youthful UNC Could Be Next Year's No. 1

    CHICAGO — The microscope that follows North Carolina basketball makes it difficult to pull back and look at the big picture of the program...

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  4. Kentucky Continues Flexing Its Muscles on the Big Stage with Demolition of UCLA

    CHICAGO — John Calipari finished his press conference following Kentucky's drop-kicking of UCLA on Saturday afternoon by informing the media that his players are "not machines" and "not computers...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 27,245 reads 57 comments

  5. Georgia State Sharpshooter R.J. Hunter Won't Be a Mystery for Long

    Editor's note: R.J. Hunter's deep 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds remaining propelled No. 14 seed Georgia State to a stunning 57-56 upset of third-seeded Baylor in a West region first-round game...

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  6. Moore Hoops: Are NBA Mock Drafts Bad for College Basketball?

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Every year a handful of college basketball players make dumb decisions based off bad information when it comes to the NBA draft...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 35,949 reads 21 comments

  7. College Basketball Rankings 2014-15: Bleacher Report's Week 5 Top 25

    Kentucky, you have a challenger. That's the best news that came out of this past week of college basketball...

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  8. Wayne Selden: Kansas Hoping Rebirth vs. Florida Puts an End to Questions

    LAWRENCE, KAN. — Before the season opener for Kansas last month, an NBA scout turned to me on press row and asked: "What is Wayne Selden ?" Once thought to be a possible ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 5,025 reads 14 comments

  9. Star Frosh Stanley Johnson Ready to Explode at Arizona Behind Talent and Drive

    Finesse isn't what makes Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson special. But back in April at a practice leading up to the Jordan Brand Classic in Brooklyn, Johnson went out of his way ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 21,520 reads 19 comments

  10. Duke vs. Wisconsin Film Study: Mismatches That Hold the Key to Top 5 Showdown

    The nonconference season's most high-profile game will take place Wednesday when fourth-ranked Duke travels to second-ranked Wisconsin for a battle between the two best offenses in college basketball...

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  11. Kansas Adopting Defense as the Best Way to Play to Its Potential

    Watching Kansas corral, spook and intimidate Michigan State over the final 20 minutes of Sunday's Orlando Classic was strangely surreal...

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  12. Mark Turgeon Escaping Hot Seat as Maryland Turns Tide Behind Talented Freshmen

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As soon as Maryland secured the rebound that sealed a win over No. 13 Iowa State on Tuesday night, Mark Turgeon turned toward his bench and let out a "Yes!" ...

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  13. Duke Already Proving It's Much More Than Just the Jahlil Okafor Show

    The thing that Duke was missing last year was a true rim protector on defense and a low-post scorer on offense. Jahlil Okafor has brought both of those things to the table, and he's made Duke a much more complete team than a year ago...

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  14. B/R's 2014-15 Preseason College Basketball All-American Picks

    The turnover in college basketball during the one-and-done era makes it tough to pick preseason All-American teams...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 38,178 reads 35 comments

  15. Ranking the Top Transfers in College Basketball in 2014-15

    Every year the talent pool gets a little deeper when it comes to transfers. It's an easier way to reload or rebuild, because transfers have experience and there's less of an unknown as to what you're going to get...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 19,210 reads 20 comments

  16. Ranking the Top Breakout Players in College Basketball in 2014-15

    It's time to unveil this season's Deshaun Thomas breakout All-Stars. Thomas, as college basketball fans know, was a great scorer a few years back for Ohio State...

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  17. College Basketball Rankings 2014-15: Bleacher Report's Preseason Top 25

    On paper, the clear-cut No. 1 team in the nation this preseason is Kentucky. The Wildcats have 10 players who could all end up in the NBA someday, and we got a preview this summer ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 68,290 reads 177 comments

  18. The Ultimate Shocker: How Ron Baker Went from Walk-On to NBA Prospect

    WICHITA, Kan. — Four years ago, Ron Baker was driving through the plains of Kansas with his mother, going home to Scott City after a visit to Fort Hays State, a Division II program in the western part of the state...

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  19. Ranking the Nation's Top 100 Players for 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season

    The two favorites for Player of the Year could not be more different. One is a senior. The other is a freshman. One was on nobody's radar when he started college. The other was a household name by his junior year of high school...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 114,664 reads 144 comments

  20. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Centers for 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season

    Alert the lovers of big men. Of the Mikan Drill and the Sampsons, the Olajuwons and the Ewings! This college basketball season is the return of the center! It's certainly not ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 31,339 reads 47 comments

  21. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Power Forwards for 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season

    The power forward has become one of the most important (and productive) positions on the offensive end in college basketball. For one, the position has produced some of the most dominant players in recent years...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 2 years ago 28,535 reads 37 comments

  22. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Small Forwards for 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season

    The true small forward is hard to find in college basketball. Many coaches play a three-guard lineup, not necessarily out of preference but rather because there just aren't many guys ...

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  23. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Shooting Guards for 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season

    Recruiting rankings have some merit and are usually decent indicators of future success, but sometimes, guys slip through the cracks. Take the nation's top two shooting guards this year...

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  24. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Point Guards for 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season

    It's time get acclimated with the best players in college basketball. For the second straight year, I will be ranking the top 20 players at each position as well as the top 100 players in college basketball...

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  25. Moore Hoops: Why Cliff Alexander Is the Key to Kansas' 2014-15 Success

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas kicked off its season on Friday night with Late Night in the Phog . The Midnight Madness events are all about impressing recruits these days, and ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about almost 3 years ago 12,947 reads 2 comments