1. Epic Comeback vs. West Virginia Shows Kansas Isn't Your Typical Title Contender

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — In the early stages of the comeback that could not conceivably happen Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse, "biggest home court advantage" flashed on the videoboard, and KU students started bouncing in their seats...

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  2. College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Week 15 Top 25

    We’re 28 days away from Selection Sunday and the NCAA gave us a tease of the bracket Saturday with its first-ever early reveal of the top four lines if the season had ended Friday...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 34,822 reads 0 comments

  3. Don't Believe the Gonzaga Haters: These Bulldogs Are National-Title Contenders

    Gonzaga is a legitimate national-title contender. That statement alone is enough to set many college basketball fans off...

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  4. Win over Baylor Shows Kansas Will Go As Far As Josh Jackson Takes It

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Eight days ago in West Virginia, Kansas got run off the floor on a night the box score said freshman forward Josh Jackson was a star...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 10,373 reads 0 comments

  5. Updated Player of the Year Rankings for College Basketball in 2016-17

    This college basketball season keeps taking wacky turns. UCLA and Kentucky have both lost two straight games in the past week, Duke had a losing record in the ACC until its current two-game winning streak and the Nos...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 10,644 reads 0 comments

  6. Kansas vs. Kentucky Showcasing Two Coaching Legends Who Are Willing to Adapt

    John Calipari posted a video back in April that showed him exercising while watching the 2012 national championship game between Kansas and Kentucky...

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  7. No Doubt West Virginia Is for Real as Slump Ends with Another Big Win vs. Kansas

    Bob Huggins and his Press Virginia Mountaineers are more than just a gimmick. Three times this season, No. 18 West Virginia has played teams currently ranked in the Top 12—top nine if you prefer computers and KenPom...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 7,394 reads 0 comments

  8. Justin Patton's Meteoric Rise Has Creighton, and the NBA, Dreaming Big

    OMAHA, Neb. — Justin Patton used to walk through Creighton's locker room during his redshirt freshman season and make pretend phone calls to NBA scouts and representatives at Nike negotiating his shoe contract...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 22,035 reads 0 comments

  9. College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Week 12 Top 25

    Down go the Bruins. UCLA is outside the Top 3 for the first time since Bleacher Report's Week 4 poll, and it's time to take a hard look at the resurgence in Westwood. Yes, it's still a wonderful story...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 46,678 reads 0 comments

  10. Kentucky Looks Primed to Steamroll Weak SEC Again After South Carolina Blowout

    It’s annual point of pride for college basketball coaches to tell us how tough their league is. It’s always better than perceived. Well, do not let John Calipari feed you that line of bull...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 9,602 reads 0 comments

  11. Updated Player of the Year Rankings for College Basketball in 2016-17

    The competition at this point for National Player of the Year is between Kansas’ Frank Mason, Villanova’s Josh Hart and UCLA’s Lonzo Ball, and it’s hard to see that changing...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 46,817 reads 65 comments

  12. You Should Hope Your NBA Team Drafts Valparaiso's Alec Peters

    What if I were to tell you there was a type of NBA prospect who had close to a 90 percent success rate when drafted in the first round? Those are odds any NBA general manager would take in a millisecond...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 30,937 reads 12 comments

  13. College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Week 10 Top 25

    If you polled most college basketball writers and fans, the ACC would probably get the nod for best league in America. But the advanced numbers at KenPom.com say the Big 12 is college basketball's best league for the fourth straight season...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 46,320 reads 54 comments

  14. Sweet-Shooting, 7-Foot Freshman Lauri Markkanen Has Off-the-Charts Potential

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Arizona freshman Lauri Markkanen answers questions in a matter-of-fact way. The Finnish forward is concise and serious. But when the subject of watching film and studying other players comes up, the hardened look disappears...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 34,045 reads 28 comments

  15. Louisville Proves It's Among CBB's Elite with Dominant Defense vs. Kentucky

    This college basketball season is already one of the best ever. Consider that hyperbole if you’d like, but the blue bloods are all talented, they all score the ball and play fast and it’s so ridiculously fun to watch...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 9,093 reads 24 comments

  16. Washington Speedster John Ross Became a Breakout Star Because of Injuries

    Washington junior receiver John Ross III was back in his hometown of Long Beach, California, this summer when he met his boyhood idol, DeSean Jackson...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 4,222 reads 7 comments

  17. The Best CFB Player You've Never Heard Of: Louisiana Tech's Trent Taylor

    Louisiana Tech's Trent Taylor, the school's all-time leader in receptions, was running a deep route at practice earlier this season when he noticed a Ryan Higgins pass coming in low...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 68,296 reads 9 comments

  18. UNC Showdown Is Bam Adebayo's Chance to Prove Kentucky Is a True Title Contender

    Kentucky is trying to figure out how good it can be in this stage of the season as it heads into its Saturday meeting with North Carolina...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 20,526 reads 26 comments

  19. College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Week 6 Top 25

    The first month of the college basketball season has been one of the most awesome first months in recent memory for a few reasons. The teams at the top are a lot of fun to watch...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 10 months ago 42,724 reads 44 comments

  20. College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Week 5 Top 25

    The reveal of the College Football Playoff is always a reminder of how much more entertaining the sport’s first few weeks would be if the field expanded and teams wouldn’t be so scared to take an early loss...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 7,372 reads 12 comments

  21. UCLA Is Much More Than Just the Lonzo Ball Show After Upset over No. 1 Kentucky

    The shouting heard from college basketball diehards this week was that UCLA was at Kentucky on Saturday, and HAVE YOU SEEN THE LONZO BALL SHOW YET?! Ball is a 6’6” ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 22,383 reads 30 comments

  22. Moore Hoops: Baylor Is College Basketball's Biggest Early-Season Surprise

    Baylor is one of the best stories in college basketball based on expectations and results so far this season. The Bears have wins over three teams ranked in the preseason top 13 (Oregon, Michigan State and Louisville), and thus have risen to No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 6,778 reads 10 comments

  23. Indiana Proves It's a Nightmare Matchup for Anyone in Impressive UNC Upset

    Indiana center Thomas Bryant posted up North Carolina’s Kennedy Meeks on Wednesday night at Assembly Hall, and Meeks pushed him away from the block...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 43,312 reads 33 comments

  24. The Oral History of the 2006 Ohio State-Michigan 'Game of Century'

    This weekend, No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan meet in an annual rivalry—known as "The Game"—that is considered the best in college football. The stakes are high, with the winner likely earning a spot in the College Football Playoff...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 100,528 reads 101 comments

  25. Landen Lucas' Long Wait Has Made Him Kansas' Secret Championship Ingredient

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas center Landen Lucas has a hideaway down the road in Kansas City at Hollywood Casino...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 months ago 7,791 reads 7 comments