1. Coach K's Jabari Parker Dilemma: How It Impacts Duke, Star's NBA Draft Stock

    The thought of a top-ranked recruit—a possible one-and-done player—like Duke's Jabari Parker playing out of position as a freshman would seem to be an oddity in this era of college basketball...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 28,073 reads 62 comments

  2. How NCAA Basketball's Biggest 2013 Underachievers Can Improve in 2014

    A year ago Kentucky started the season ranked No. 3, North Carolina State was No. 6 and Baylor was No. 19. All three program were expected to play late into March. Kentucky had the top recruiting class in the country, as usual...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 4,813 reads 11 comments

  3. UCLA Basketball: Will Steve Alford Overcome Rocky Start as Head Coach?

    After the release of Steve Alford's buyout by the Los Angeles Times last week—it's $10.4 million, by the way—that was likely the end of what has been a noisy couple of months for Alford...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 5,593 reads 2 comments

  4. Michigan Basketball: Revitalized Wolverines Smart to Lock Up John Beilein

    John Beilein is best thing that ever happened to Michigan basketball, and the administration obviously realizes that...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 3,082 reads 4 comments

  5. The Risk vs. Reward for Marcus Smart Joining USA Basketball Mini-Camp

    Marcus Smart continues to take risks this offseason—or, as I like to call it, he keeps betting on himself. The latest Smart gamble is his addition to the USA Basketball National Team mini-camp roster on Tuesday...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 5,641 reads 4 comments

  6. Early Preview and Predictions for NCAA Basketball's Non-Conference Tournaments

    The World Wide Leader gave college basketball fans a reason be excited in July on Tuesday, announcing the matchups for early-season tournaments. Hey, it’s not the NBA raising the age limit, but we’ll take what we can get in July...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 16,686 reads 24 comments

  7. Who's Not Being Up Front: PJ Hairston or Roy Williams?

    P.J. Hairston got free rides. It appears he got a lot of them. And he can no longer hide. Neither can North Carolina...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 11,652 reads 43 comments

  8. Which Recruits Generated the Most Buzz on Twitter at the 2013 Nike Peach Jam?

    It was the perfect way to start off the July evaluation period. The Nike EYBL finals at the Peach Jam featured some of the best players in the 2014 class and had all the big-name coaches in attendance...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 7,137 reads 3 comments

  9. The 10 Most Promising Up-and-Coming College Basketball Programs

    It would be cool to go back in time and make this list five years ago. If I could time travel (anyone know where I can get one of those hot tub time machines?), Butler coming off an ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 26,138 reads 39 comments

  10. Marshall Henderson Suspension: Ole Miss Star Still Has His Supporters

    Meet the Marshall Henderson fan. Step 1, point blame elsewhere—whether it's the media or the establishment. Step 2, be sure to let everyone know that Marshall being Marshall is way better than the haters being the haters...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 8,261 reads 27 comments

  11. Marshall Henderson Suspended: Is It Time for Ole Miss to Part Ways with Star?

    At some point, Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy is going to have to say “enough is enough” with bad boy Marshall Henderson...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 31,873 reads 75 comments

  12. Louisville Basketball: Will Cardinals 'D' Still Dominate Without Gorgui Dieng?

    Rick Pitino made it clear during a media chat on Tuesday that he’s still in celebratory mode. Moreover, he's already in love with his backcourt. “I'll tell you now this is a very, very strong backcourt,” he told C...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 4,256 reads 8 comments

  13. Louisville's Kevin Ware Continues to Amaze, Pitino Says October Return Possible

    Kevin Ware’s broken leg was so bad it made grown men weep. Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino said on Tuesday that he believes Ware could be playing again in October, ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 11,546 reads 9 comments

  14. PJ Hairston Situation Puts UNC Basketball, Roy Williams in No-Win Situation

    The story of North Carolina star P.J. Hairston ’s offseason driving adventures gets worse by the day for both Hairston and the Tar Heels...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 16,228 reads 28 comments

  15. Butler's Brandon Miller: Huge Challenge, Great Opportunity in Post-Stevens Era

    Butler’s decision to stay in the family and hire Brandon Miller to replace Brad Stevens deserves some praise. It took some gumption for athletic director Barry Collier to avoid the temptation of chasing a more recognizable name...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 1,805 reads 5 comments

  16. Aaron Gordon Turned FIBA U19s Into His Own Dunking Mixtape

    Aaron Gordon’s international dunkfest finished on Sunday with his best throw-down of the FIBA U19 World Championships. Do yourself a favor and pause at the 27-second mark to truly appreciate the freakishness of that dunk...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 10,850 reads 8 comments

  17. 10 NCAA Basketball Transfers Who Will Shine in 2014 After Missing Last Season

    It's time to refresh your memory on the players who either sat out all or most of 2012-13 as transfers. Every year transfers are making an impact throughout college basketball. Fred Hoiberg has rebuilt the Iowa State program through mostly transfers...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 72,107 reads 42 comments

  18. Jahlil Okafor Living Up to the Hype at U19s for Team USA

    It’s time to prepare for another big man who will dominate basketball for the next 20 years or so without selling a lot of jerseys or racking up a lot of YouTube hits...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 12,453 reads 4 comments

  19. Why Grant Gibbs' Return Ensures Creighton Will Remain an Offensive Juggernaut

    Creighton received great news this week when the NCAA granted Grant Gibbs a sixth year of eligibility . The move makes the Bluejays a legit contender for the Big East title, ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 2,018 reads 1 comments

  20. NCAA Conference Realignment Quiz: How Much Do You Know About College Sports?

    Welcome to the game that ignores geography and is all about the Benjamins . It's "Who Knows Their Conference Realignment?"! Once upon a time I could rattle off the schools in almost every league...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 5,465 reads 1 comments

  21. Why Boston Celtics Job Is a Win-Win Situation for Brad Stevens

    Per their official website , the Boston Celtics convinced Brad Stevens on Wednesday to leave a comfortable situation at Butler, where he was king and could do no wrong...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 5,752 reads 9 comments

  22. Arizona Basketball: Will Wildcats' Super Sophomores Deliver in 2014?

    The tryouts last month for USA basketball's U19 team provided a glimpse of what the pecking order at Arizona should be this upcoming season. Brandon Ashley, Arizona's sophomore-to-be power forward with so much promise, didn't make the team...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 6,080 reads 7 comments

  23. The Post-NBA Draft Lottery Effect on College Basketball Programs

    UNLV and Indiana had signature moments for their programs last Thursday in the NBA draft . Indiana had two players—Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo —go in the lottery...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 11,133 reads 6 comments

  24. Kyle Wiltjer Transfer Situation Shows John Calipari, UK Still Ahead of Curve

    The best salesman in college basketball has figured out a new angle to work. John Calipari has convinced Kentucky forward Kyle Wiltjer, who had been given his release to transfer, to consider staying at Kentucky...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 15,483 reads 24 comments

  25. Indiana Basketball: How the 2013 NBA Draft Will Help Hoosiers Recruiting

    The college basketball team that could benefit the most from Thursday night’s NBA draft is Indiana . The Hoosiers already have Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo to thank for resurrecting the program...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 years ago 4,441 reads 10 comments