1. 10 College Basketball Players and Coaches Who Will Always Be Tied Together

    Stars rarely stick around college basketball long enough anymore for us to identify them with their alma mater, let alone their coach. It didn't used to be that way. Nowadays it's the coaches that make a program...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 6,758 reads 6 comments

  2. Coach K Says the New ACC Is the Best Basketball League Ever: Is He Right?

    The point of conference realignment was to make super conferences. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski believes the ACC has succeeded...

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  3. UConn Basketball: What to Expect from Kevin Ollie in His Second Season

    Kevin Ollie's first season at Connecticut was as pressure-less as it gets for a first-year coach taking over for a legend. Ollie wasn't expected to take the Huskies to the NCAA tournament because they weren't allowed...

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  4. Kentucky Basketball: Which Star Freshman Will Be the Top Option on Offense?

    For the last five seasons, John Calipari 's teams have been led in scoring by a freshman. There aren't any record books that track that sort of thing, but that has to be unprecedented...

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  5. Will Weak AAC Conference Hurt Louisville's Bid to Repeat as NCAA Champions?

    No one should question Louisville's talent next season. The Cardinals are just as talented as they were a year ago when they won the national championship. You could even argue they have the chance to be more talented...

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  6. Michael Dixon Transfer Solidifies Memphis Tigers as National Power Again

    It's time to take Memphis seriously again. That's what should be the takeaway from the news that broke Tuesday morning that former Missouri guard Michael Dixon will be transferring to Memphis, according to a report from Gary Parrish of CBSSports...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 5,817 reads 1 comments

  7. The 10 Matchups We Can't Wait to See in the 2013-14 College Basketball Season

    Sometime in November, ESPN usually has Dick Vitale on SportsCenter to yell for about two minutes about how excited he is for this college basketball season. This year you might want to lower the volume when Vitale comes on...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 11,125 reads 34 comments

  8. 10 NCAA Basketball Players Who Will Be Dominant Rebounders in 2013-14 Season

    Quick, name the best rebounder in college basketball of the last 20 years. ... Did you say Kenneth Faried? If so, congrats. You're probably one of the few who also knows the mascot of Morehead State...

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  9. Breaking Down the Biggest Changes in the BIG Power Structure for 2013-14 Season

    The haves and have nots are well established in the Big Ten. In the last two years, the same five schools—Michigan State, Michigan, Ohio State, Indiana and Wisconsin—have finished in the top five of the conference standings...

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  10. Winners and Losers from the College Basketball Offseason so Far

    The first few months of college basketball's offseason have become like the NBA's free agent season. Recruiting, movement and money are all in play...

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  11. Kentucky Basketball: Is an Undefeated 2013-14 Season Completely Unrealistic?

    John Calipari wants to go undefeated, and he's not hiding from it. He told a group in Ohio in April. He told Andy Katz after Kentucky's 2012 national title...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 11,201 reads 70 comments

  12. Where the Biggest Coaching Busts from the Past Decade Are Now

    Picking a great college basketball coach can be a difficult challenge. Athletic directors can hire a big name who really excites the fanbase, and the coach can win the press conference...

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  13. 5 NCAA Basketball Teams with Rosters Ideally Suited for a Deep Tournament Run

    Back in March, I studied past champions to see what they had in common. Most shared these characteristics: Efficient on both ends. Good three-point shooting. (Louisville ends up as an exception in this category...

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  14. Bungling Rutgers Digs a Deeper Hole by Hiring AD Julie Hermann

    Rutgers president Robert W. Barchi needs a life coach. Actually, a PR coach would help too. And maybe a good parent as a consultant who understands when and how to discipline his children...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 2,554 reads 10 comments

  15. Has There Ever Been More Offseason Hype for the Louisville-Kentucky Rivalry?

    Two years ago, the border of Kentucky stretched down into New Orleans. At least it felt that way at the Final Four. There was a lot of buildup to the rivalry taking place at the Final Four for the first time...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 2,456 reads 26 comments

  16. The 5 College Basketball Records Most Likely to Be Broken in 2013-14 Season

    Records were made to be broken... unless Pete Maravich set that record. Check the NCAA's record book , search Maravich and do the math. No one is ever going to break Maravich's scoring records...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 5,484 reads 13 comments

  17. Breaking Down Ohio State's Best Options to Replace Deshaun Thomas' Scoring

    The 2013-14 Ohio State Buckeyes are going to take some getting used to. Anytime you tuned in to watch Ohio State this past season, there were two guarantees to what you were about ...

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  18. Incoming Freshmen with the Best Chance to Be 2014 All-Americans

    Through the 1990s and early 2000s, being a first-team All-American required some experience on the college level. David Stern changed that with the NBA’s age limit...

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  19. Ranking the 10 Most Creative Coaches in College Basketball

    College basketball is full of copycats and coaches so conservative that falling back on defense to prevent fast breaks instead of hitting the offensive glass has actually become a thing...

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  20. Which College Basketball Stars Have Ideal Skill Sets for the NBA?

    Harrison Barnes made Golden State look really smart during the playoffs and made a few NBA general managers bang their heads against a wall...

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  21. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Does Pinson Commitment Signal a Title Run Brewing?

    Roy Williams is putting together the banner recruiting class that usually leads to Final Fours and net-cutting...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 17,143 reads 144 comments

  22. The 5 Biggest College Basketball Rebuilding Projects in 2013-14 Season

    Recruiting a large class, getting them time to grow together and then hoping they win big in their senior year is usually a good recipe for success. It's the year after that really tests a coach...

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  23. Is Realignment Good or Bad for College Basketball?

    If conference realignment has had you confused and in a tizzy the last few years, just wait until next season. It's mostly over; now we just have to learn who is where...

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  24. Ranking the 10 Best NCAA Basketball Backcourts for 2013-14 Season

    Last season was the year of the guards. The best backcourt in the country, Michigan’s Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr., carried their team to the national championship game...

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  25. 10 College Basketball Teams Most Likely to Overachieve in 2013-14 Season

    Every year there are a handful of teams that make those of us who make preseason polls look really dumb. So in an effort to allow ourselves the ability to say “we told you ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about over 1 year ago 739 reads 11 comments