1. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Kentucky's Skal Labissiere

    Skal Labissiere arrived at Kentucky seemingly destined for one of the top two picks in the 2016 NBA draft. He's 6'11" with long arms (7'2" wingspan) and a silky-smooth jumper...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 day ago 24,319 reads 46 comments

  2. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down NBA Future of Vanderbilt's Damian Jones

    Former Vanderbilt center Damian Jones will either make NBA general managers kick themselves for passing on him years from now or make the GM who did pull the trigger feel duped...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 days ago 780 reads 0 comments

  3. Villanova Championship Proof That Jay Wright Has Always Been an Elite Coach

    HOUSTON — Jay Wright's legacy changed when Kris Jenkins' shot floated and fell through the basket Monday night. Wright immediately vaults into the conversation of college basketball's best coaches...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 28 days ago 14,619 reads 32 comments

  4. Preseason NCAA Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Super-Early Top 25 Experts' Poll

    Goodbye, year of the senior. Next college basketball season will be a return to the blue bloods dominating with a mix of veterans and one-and-done lottery picks...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 29 days ago 158,790 reads 307 comments

  5. Villanova's Coronation Fueled by Unforgettable Finish to 2016 NCAA Title Game

    HOUSTON — The greatest ending in college basketball history has been in the works every day at practice in Villanova's gym...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 29 days ago 128,308 reads 94 comments

  6. Forget the Lack of 1-and-Dones; Villanova and UNC Are Both Full of Greatness

    HOUSTON — The college basketball population hit the snooze button on Saturday's blowout semifinals in anticipation that a North Carolina Tar Heels-Villanova Wildcats final would give us some form of entertainment...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 30 days ago 22,328 reads 106 comments

  7. Jay Wright's Masterpiece: Villanova Dominant in Historic Onslaught of Oklahoma

    HOUSTON — They called it "the perfect game." Villanova was a giant underdog in the 1985 national championship tilt against Georgetown—and Patrick Ewing—and then ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 38,771 reads 112 comments

  8. The Question at the Heart of Syracuse's Crazy Run: Are the Orange Lucky or Good?

    HOUSTON — The elephant at the Final Four wears orange. As satisfied as Syracuse is to be playing North Carolina on Saturday, some folks in the basketball world are asking: Should this No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 22,051 reads 72 comments

  9. The Dome Dilemma: Why Poor Shooting at Houston's NRG Stadium May Be a Myth

    HOUSTON — The ugliest national championship game in recent memory took place at NRG Stadium five years ago. On that night, Connecticut and Butler combined to miss 88 shots. Connecticut won 53-41, but our eyes lost...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 37,063 reads 28 comments

  10. Brice Johnson's Evolution from Freshman Slacker to Final Four Superstar

    PHILADELPHIA — Brice Johnson stands in front of his locker in the North Carolina locker room with television cameras pointed his direction, and below the picture, his arms and legs will not stop shaking...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 41,979 reads 36 comments

  11. March Madness 2016: The All-Tournament Team Through Elite 8

    The year of the senior will continue this weekend at the Final Four, featuring Buddy Hield getting buckets, Brice Johnson's springy legs and Ryan Arcidiacono as Villanova's quiet assassin...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 44,741 reads 40 comments

  12. Experienced, Explosive UNC Heading to Final Four as the Clear Title Favorite

    PHILADELPHIA — The Virginia meltdown against Syracuse was on the television in North Carolina's locker room Sunday night, and Marcus Paige demanded that the television go off...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 50,720 reads 97 comments

  13. Finally Hot Again, Marcus Paige Has UNC on Precipice of Career-Long Goal

    PHILADELPHIA — Marcus Paige stood in the locker room Friday night after one of the most satisfying nights of his career...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 18,728 reads 14 comments

  14. UNC's 3-Point Emergence in IU Blowout Takes Already Great Offense to Scary Level

    PHILADELPHIA — The juggernaut unleashed on Indiana on Friday night in Philadelphia turned the Harbaugh brothers into boo birds and the Tar Heels into quite possibly the title favorites...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 23,458 reads 43 comments

  15. The Year of the Senior: How Loaded Class Made 2015-16 CBB Season Unforgettable

    On senior night at Kansas, Iowa State senior forward Georges Niang sat courtside  doing a radio interview  during KU's senior speeches, and once he finished, he lingered a few minutes to watch...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 18,704 reads 24 comments

  16. Ranking the Top 20 Players in the Sweet 16

    Last year's NCAA tournament was all about the one-and-done freshmen. You had Karl-Anthony Towns as the best player on a Kentucky squad that entered the Final Four undefeated, and three Duke freshmen led the school to a national championship...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 70,366 reads 183 comments

  17. Elite Eight Bracket 2016: Real-Time Odds to Win 2016 NCAA Title

    The 2016 Final Four is set, and North Carolina looks like the overwhelming favorite to win it all in Houston next weekend. All four No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 131,846 reads 106 comments

  18. Baylor Upset Has Yale Primed for Cinderella Run Against Now-Vulnerable Duke

    The tournament has its underdog. And they just so happen to be Bulldogs. Yale outsmarted Baylor on Thursday afternoon with beautiful back cuts and precision passing on the way to a 79-75 win over the No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 32,839 reads 71 comments

  19. NCAA Basketball Championship 2016: Who Best Fits the Blueprint of a Winner?

    The idea that this NCAA tournament is wide open is backed up by the numbers. Ken Pomeroy's Pythagorean rating, which he uses to compile his rankings, allows us to compare teams from different seasons dating back to 2001-02...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 55,644 reads 96 comments

  20. NCAA Bracket Predictions 2016: Sleeper Teams to Watch

    If this season in college basketball really is so wide-open with a lot of parity ( drink! ), then it's justified to go sleeper-crazy in your bracket...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 103,487 reads 59 comments

  21. 2016 NCAA Bracket Predictions: Best Picks for Every Matchup

    I have a tendency to go chalky when it comes to the bracket. My philosophy is always to pick the teams I trust the most to get far in the tournament. Some years that works out...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 378,707 reads 320 comments

  22. NCAA Tournament 2016: Get to Know All 68 Teams in the Bracket

    Welcome to the speed-dating version of the 2016 NCAA tournament bracket. This is one of the most wide-open tourneys in recent memory—get ready to hear about parity a lot over the next few weeks...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 87,384 reads 81 comments

  23. There Are No Elite College Basketball Teams—Fact or Myth?

    The narrative that there is not an elite team in college basketball this season has seen two real challengers lately. Michigan State has one of the two best players in college basketball and has blown the doors off everyone in the last month...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 43,832 reads 46 comments

  24. New Mexico State's Pascal Siakam Is the Best Player You've Never Heard of

    Pascal Siakam is a double-double machine. Twenty-five times in 31 games this season, Siakam has posted double figures in points and rebounds. And come June, he may hear his name called in the NBA draft...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 50,715 reads 19 comments

  25. B/R's 2015-16 College Basketball Awards

    The 2015-16 college basketball season will be remembered as the year of the senior, and the old fellas are well-represented in the Bleacher Report postseason awards...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 101,646 reads 277 comments