1. Where's the Buzz for Arizona's Nick Johnson, the Best Player on CBB's Best Team?

    Earlier this month during the telecast of No. 1 Arizona's game at UCLA, the legendary Bill Walton had on his agenda that Wildcats guard Nick Johnson should be the National Player of the Year...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 8,924 reads 7 comments

  2. Meet Kansas State's Marcus Foster, NCAA Basketball's Most Underrated Freshman

    MANHATTAN, Kan. — Whenever the recruiting sites came out with a new top-100 list, Marcus Foster and his coaches would search for his name and never find it. "What do we have to do to get you in?" they'd ask themselves...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 29,971 reads 7 comments

  3. NCAA Basketball Rankings Week 13: Bleacher Report's Top 25

    Welcome to the newest version of the Bleacher Report Top 25. In celebration of the fact that March is just a hair more than a month away, we decided to change up the format...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 73,825 reads 177 comments

  4. How the NCAA's Rule Changes Have Improved College Basketball

    In the final minutes of the Kansas-Oklahoma State game last Saturday afternoon—a bizarrely officiated game that included seven technicals—the Jawhawks ' Jamari Traylor drove from near the top of the key toward the rim...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 8,704 reads 4 comments

  5. Power Ranking Every Candidate in the 2014 Wooden Award Midseason Top 25

    The Wooden Award midseason watch list was released Wednesday, Jan. 22 , and that means it's that time of the year to make a lot of LOUD NOISES about who is not on the list...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 53,729 reads 123 comments

  6. From Undefeated to Unraveled: Who Is the Real Ohio State?

    Over the first two months of the 2013-14 season, Ohio State spent six weeks ranked in the Top 5. The Buckeyes, as they've done throughout Aaron Craft's career, were overwhelming opponents with their defense and scoring enough to get by...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 9,323 reads 42 comments

  7. How John Beilein Remade Michigan into a B1G Contender Post-Mitch McGary Injury

    When Michigan star big man Mitch McGary shut himself down and elected to have back surgery in late December, it was easy to put Michigan in the also-ran category of the Big Ten. Even with McGary, the Wolverines were 6-4 and destined for the bubble..

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 11,980 reads 20 comments

  8. Kansas' Depth and Talent Shine as Jayhawks Exact Revenge on Oklahoma State

    LAWRENCE, Kan. — Naadir Tharpe exited Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon in a strut after KU's 80-78 win over eighth-ranked Oklahoma State. He took one big step to his right and cupped his hand over his right ear...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 12,415 reads 31 comments

  9. Who's the Biggest Superstar in College Basketball in the 2013-14 Season?

    If I were to submit a ballot today for the Naismith Award, it would look like this: Doug McDermott, Creighton DeAndre Kane, Iowa State The casual college basketball would probably take a look at that ballot and ask, "Who is No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 25,718 reads 35 comments

  10. The Huge Task of Replacing Brad Stevens at Butler: Inside Brandon Miller's World

    OMAHA, Neb. — When Brandon Miller took over for Brad Stevens in July after the Butler boy wonder left for the Boston Celtics, Stevens had one piece of advice for Miller: "You need to be yourself...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 5,266 reads 6 comments

  11. Meet Antoine Mason, the NCAA's Runaway Scoring Leader with a Famous Father

    Every time Antoine Mason leaves the Niagara locker room to head back out for the second half, an intimidating presence is waiting for the NCAA Division I scoring leader before he takes the court...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 181,285 reads 58 comments

  12. College Basketball Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 11 Poll

    When 2013 ended, it looked like 2014 was going to be a great year for the Pac-12. Arizona and Oregon were undefeated. Colorado was climbing the rankings and had just beaten Kansas...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 38,108 reads 61 comments

  13. Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg Is the Hottest Basketball Coach in America

    AMES, Iowa — When Fred Hoiberg was in eighth grade and a budding star in Ames—he was already dunking that year—he was forced to sit out a game because of injury...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 192,632 reads 43 comments

  14. Arizona Proving It's a Legit No. 1: Wildcats Persevere with Road Win over UCLA

    The potential for Arizona to be one of the best teams in the country was there in the preaseason. Aaron Gordon proved that he was a legitimate talent this summer as the leading scorer for a U-19 gold-medal winning team that included Marcus Smart...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 17,308 reads 102 comments

  15. Dissecting Jabari Parker's Slump: Why Duke Star Is Suddenly in a Rut

    Jabari Parker has taken some attention from the "why isn't Andrew Wiggins jumping over dudes and averaging a billion points per game" movement with his own stretch of relatively average numbers in the new year...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 30,314 reads 57 comments

  16. NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings 2013-14: Week 10 Edition

    Jabari Parker's last three games—he's averaged only 10.3 points and shot 31.4 percent—show how hard it is to be consistent on the college level. Scouting reports start to make a difference in January...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 52,295 reads 72 comments

  17. Is It Still Possible to Play Great Defense with Rule Changes in NCAA Basketball?

    The death of defense by whistle. Many coaches believed it was happening right before our very eyes in November...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 7,386 reads 36 comments

  18. Who Will Be the Last Undefeated Team in College Basketball?

    This time last year, four college basketball teams were undefeated. A week later, that number was zero. Why is it so hard to stay perfect past the first few weeks in January? Conference ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 8 months ago 24,146 reads 70 comments

  19. Louisville Basketball: What's the Matter with the Defending Champs?

    Rick Pitino said one thing after his team's Dec. 28 loss to Kentucky that could become a slogan for this year's Louisville squad. "I don't panic too much early in the year," Pitino said...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 10,240 reads 27 comments

  20. NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings 2013-14: Week 9 Edition

    The Player of the Year race really gets started this week with conference play beginning. Some of the numbers that get put up in November and December aren't as meaningful because ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 28,004 reads 46 comments

  21. Preview and Predictions for Conference Play in 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    Two months ago, Kentucky and the greatest recruiting class of all time was close to a consensus No. 1 and Louisville was thought to have a decent shot at repeating. The Cardinals were also a heavy favorite in the American Athletic Conference...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 12,934 reads 33 comments

  22. What Chane Behanan's Dismissal Means for Louisville's Repeat Bid

    Without Chane Behanan , Louisville would have never won a national title in 2013. And without Chane Behanan , the Cardinals aren't winning one in 2014 either...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 8,291 reads 9 comments

  23. College Basketball Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 9 Poll

    Remember that beast Chane Behanan who manhandled Michigan in the national championship game last season? Where did that dude go? Louisville would like to know, because the team that was preseason No...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 26,719 reads 53 comments

  24. Young Kentucky Is Growing Up After Win Over Louisville

    LEXINGTON, Ky.— Kentucky point guard Andrew Harrison smiled when he was asked about John Calipari 's comment from last week that Louisville plays harder than Kentucky...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 13,436 reads 37 comments

  25. NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings 2013-14: Week 7 Edition

    Only one senior (Michigan State's Draymond Green) has been a first-team All-American in the last two seasons. If the first two months of the season are any indication, the old guys could buck that trend this year...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 9 months ago 33,102 reads 67 comments