1. With or Without Traevon Jackson, Wisconsin Will Win the Big Ten

    Bo Ryan gets more out of his roster than any coach in the country. That's a point that is critical to any debate worth having about whether Wisconsin is still the favorite in the ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 6,990 reads 13 comments

  2. A Unique Talent with Superstar Numbers, D'Angelo Russell Is Carrying Ohio State

    Ohio State coach Thad Matta was asked on Monday's Big Ten conference call the difference between superstar freshman guard D'Angelo Russell when he's scoring and when he's not...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 7,462 reads 17 comments

  3. College Basketball Rankings 2014-15: Bleacher Report's Week 10 Top 25

    Welcome back, parity. The narrative of this college basketball season has been that there are actually some elite teams on a level above everyone else...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 57,908 reads 142 comments

  4. Moore Hoops: College Basketball Teams More Dangerous Than Their Record Suggests

    It's early January and you know what that means: The eventual national champion has just lost back-to-back games! Well, that would be the case if our 2015 champ is following the ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 18,203 reads 31 comments

  5. Buckle Up for a Wild Big 12 Title Race; Kansas' Long Reign in Serious Jeopardy

    The Big 12 has the catchy slogan of "one true champion." The league even bought the URL. And for 10 straight years on the basketball side, it has had just that: one champ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 8,547 reads 28 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 29,178 reads 180 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 24,009 reads 63 comments

  8. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 14,658 reads 38 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 27,215 reads 57 comments

  10. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 5 months ago 96,886 reads 57 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 35,842 reads 21 comments

  12. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 5 months ago 36,259 reads 52 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 4,981 reads 14 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 21,360 reads 19 comments

  15. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 5 months ago 19,432 reads 117 comments

  16. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 5 months ago 4,400 reads 9 comments

  17. 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!" ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 5 months ago 4,403 reads 5 comments

  18. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 5 months ago 12,453 reads 12 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 38,081 reads 35 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 19,098 reads 20 comments

  21. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 6 months ago 16,520 reads 19 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 68,104 reads 177 comments

  23. 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...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 6 months ago 106,188 reads 22 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 113,731 reads 144 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 29,054 reads 47 comments