1. Projecting the UNC vs. Kentucky Alumni Basketball Festivities

    Whoever is behind the Kentucky and North Carolina alumni game is a genius. It's like a match made in Reddit. The first installment in what should become an annual matchup of one school's all-star alumni against another's is set for Sept...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 15 hours ago 9,515 reads 32 comments

  2. Nike Peach Jam Notebook: Giles-Tatum Package Deal Has Chance to Be Best Ever

    NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. — Package deals are all the rage in college basketball, and Duke is on the verge of topping the best package deal ever (Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones) with what might just be an even better one...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 22 days ago 76,055 reads 81 comments

  3. Predicting the Most Improved College Basketball Teams in the 2015-16 Season

    Here's what a great recruiting class can do for you these days in college basketball. Last year, a team that was a No. 8 seed won its first 38 games, and a team that had lost in the round of 64 the previous season followed that up with a national title..

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 27 days ago 66,705 reads 111 comments

  4. Biggest Steals from the 2015 NBA Draft

    Ten years from now, the story of the 2015 NBA draft will be the best player falling to No. 3 and the best wing dropping to No. 10. Duke homers, you've found the right place...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 189,133 reads 248 comments

  5. Inside Pat Connaughton's 2-Sport Dream: Pro Pitcher Also Eyeing NBA Career

    A year ago, Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton was a first-round MLB talent who wasn't on the radar of NBA scouts...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 33,684 reads 20 comments

  6. NBA Draft 2015: Building the All-Overrated 1st Team

    My least favorite word when it comes to the draft is upside. I get that you have to try to project what a guy will be down the road, but too often, teams swing and miss on prospects who just aren't far enough along to warrant the hype...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 80,637 reads 160 comments

  7. The Sam Dekker Dilemma: Will Wisconsin Star Be a Steal or Bust in NBA Draft?

    The 2015 NBA Finals were a glimpse toward the future wave of positionless basketball. If you're a forward with size who can guard both bigger and smaller guys, can shoot well ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 105,287 reads 167 comments

  8. Full Scouting Report for the Top 2015 Draft Targets of the Oklahoma City Thunder

    The Oklahoma City Thunder already have the goods to make another run at an NBA title, and it's difficult to look at their roster and find a real need at pick No. 14 in the 2015 draft...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 7,271 reads 25 comments

  9. Full Scouting Report for the Miami Heat's Top 2015 Draft Targets

    The Miami Heat are in a good position at No. 10 in the NBA draft based on need and what should be available. The Heat covet shooting on the current roster and for the future...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 17,584 reads 87 comments

  10. Full Scouting Report for the New York Knicks' Top 2015 Draft Targets

    The New York Knicks need to upgrade their talent. Everywhere. So no position should be out of play when it comes to the No. 4 pick in the 2015 NBA draft. The only player Phil Jackson has to figure in New York's future plans is Carmelo Anthony...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 20,891 reads 139 comments

  11. Full Scouting Report for the Los Angeles Lakers' Top 2015 Draft Targets

    The Los Angeles Lakers are in the perfect spot to rebuild, but since it's L.A. and Kobe Bryant 's time in the league is dwindling, there is some pressure to win now...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 30,073 reads 140 comments

  12. Low-Upside 2015 NBA Draft Prospects Who Shouldn't Be Overlooked

    The word "potential" gets thrown around way too much in the NBA draft. Sure, every player is going to improve as he gets older, but players should not get knocked for being closer to a refined product once they hit the draft...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 32,696 reads 89 comments

  13. Floor and Ceiling Comparisons for Top 10 NBA Draft Prospects

    A big part of the draft process for every NBA team is evaluating the risk/reward of every pick. What's the potential of this player? If this, this and this happen, he could be (insert NBA star)...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 35,068 reads 136 comments

  14. Predicting the 10 Most Productive Freshmen in the 2015-16 NCAA Basketball Season

    Recruiting services are tasked every year with trying to rank the most talented players in each class. The goal is to predict future success, but it's difficult to project how good ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 72,718 reads 100 comments

  15. Will John Calipari Ever Leave for the NBA After Shooting Down Pelicans Rumors?

    It might be time to believe John Calipari . The annual "Calipari is interested in an NBA job" moment took place on Tuesday when John Reid of the New Orleans Times-Picayune ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 15,051 reads 98 comments

  16. Should CBB Coaches See Caleb Swanigan's Decommitment as a Warning Sign?

    Before the NBA changed its age limit, college coaches faced a nightmare scenario where they could end up landing a stud and then eventually watching as he decided to go to the NBA and never step foot on campus...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 38,974 reads 111 comments

  17. Youth Served: Duke's Clutch Freshmen Realize Dream in Edging Wisconsin for Title

    INDIANAPOLIS — Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan sat begrudgingly on the wrong side of the championship stage Monday night and said his program doesn't do rent-a-player. It was a bitter thing to say in the moment...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 106,513 reads 278 comments

  18. Preseason NCAA Basketball Rankings 2015-16: Super-Early Top 25 Experts' Poll

    For the second time in four years, a freshmen-heavy roster won the national championship. Duke won Monday night with a squad that came together last spring on the backs of four first-year guys...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 236,127 reads 660 comments

  19. Wisconsin's Offense Reaching Historic Heights Ahead of 2015 National Title Game

    INDIANAPOLIS — Back in late February after a loss at Maryland, Wisconsin assistant coach Greg Gard started digging through his office in search of a highlight tape that included ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 16,365 reads 23 comments

  20. Perfection Denied: What Went Wrong for UK as Wisconsin Spoils Dream Season

    INDIANAPOLIS — The shot left Aaron Harrison's hand and we had all seen this story before. This was the man who took down Louisville, took down Michigan and took down Wisconsin ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 111,702 reads 533 comments

  21. 2015 Final Four Will Be Ultimate Test in Kentucky's Pursuit of Perfection

    INDIANAPOLIS — Kentucky arrives at the Final Four as the best team in the modern era of college basketball. That isn't my opinion. It's what the numbers say...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 33,640 reads 135 comments

  22. Duke's Tyus Jones Was Born to Play in the Final Four

    HOUSTON — Ten minutes into Tyus Jones' high school career, Tubby Smith was knocking on the door to see him...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 44,061 reads 58 comments

  23. NCAA Championship 2015: Updated Title Odds Going into Final Four

    Thank you, Irish. Notre Dame has given the sporting world hope that the final result in Indianapolis next Monday night is not a foregone conclusion. This is one of the most stacked Final Fours in recent memory...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 104,158 reads 208 comments

  24. March Madness 2015: The All-Tournament Team Through Elite 8

    The editors of the "One Shining Moment" video are going to have a tall task this year. This tournament has delivered so many moments and big plays by college basketball's brightest stars that the OSM compilation could probably fill 20 minutes...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 106,888 reads 107 comments

  25. Coach K's Fingerprints All over Freshman Growth, Duke's Run to 2015 Final Four

    HOUSTON — Quinn Cook sat slumped in his chair in front of his locker with the net around his neck, and he just shook his head searching for the words to describe the moment...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 months ago 22,857 reads 72 comments