1. UNC Basketball: What Kennedy Meeks Must Do to Be 2015 ACC Most Improved Player

    North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks had a solid first year playing center for Roy Williams' Tar Heels. He started half of UNC's 34 games, averaging 7.6 PPG and 6.1 RPG while logging only 16...

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  2. UNC Basketball: Should Tar Heel Fans Be Ranked Higher Than No. 11 in Nation?

    North Carolina's men's basketball fans were ranked No. 11 by Emory Sports Marketing Analytics in their 2014 Fan Rankings , as reported by Manish Tripathi ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 days ago 5,122 reads 14 comments

  3. Arizona Basketball: 3 Key Improvements That Arizona Needs to Make in 2014-15

    Getting to the Final Four is not easy. Even the best programs don't get there all of the time. The last time Arizona made it to the NCAA tournament's national semifinals was when it played Duke in the 2001 title game...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 16 days ago 3,401 reads 10 comments

  4. UNC Basketball: When Roy Williams Leaves, Who Will Coach the Tar Heels ?

    North Carolina's Roy Williams will not always be the Tar Heels' head basketball coach. With former UNC star Rashard McCants ' recent academic fraud allegations being ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 18 days ago 16,974 reads 50 comments

  5. UNC Basketball: How Does Marcus Paige Compare with the All-Time Great UNC PGs

    North Carolina's Marcus Paige was named this week, by Sporting News' Mike DeCourcy , as college basketball's No. 1 point guard in the nation. After a respectable freshman campaign, Paige blew up last year as a sophomore...

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  6. UNC Basketball: We Shouldn't Rush to Judge Roy Williams Over Academic Scandal

    Roy Williams has been reminded once again how susceptible to accusation a college basketball coach at North Carolina can be...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 month ago 8,301 reads 50 comments

  7. Duke Basketball: Pick Your $15 All-Time Duke Blue Devil Starting Five

    Duke Blue Devil basketball. College hoops fans either love them or hate them. There's not much in-between. The school had periodic success on the hardwood before Mike Krzyzewski arrived in 1980...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 month ago 10,587 reads 135 comments

  8. North Carolina Basketball: Pick Your $15 All-Time UNC Tar Heel Starting Five

    North Carolina has been, and is, one of the elite programs in college basketball. Five NCAA championships. 18 Final Four trips. 36 regular-season conference championships...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 month ago 9,428 reads 129 comments

  9. UNC Basketball: Will Brice Johnson, Kennedy Meeks Be a Dominant Frontcourt Duo?

    Some of North Carolina's best teams of all time have featured punishing play from their power forwards and centers. UNC won it all in 1982 with a squad that rolled out James Worthy and Sam Perkins ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 months ago 6,993 reads 25 comments

  10. UNC Basketball: What Isaiah Hicks Must Do to Break the Tar Heels Rotation

    North Carolina's Isaiah Hicks had a challenging freshman season. The Oxford, North Carolina, native came to Chapel Hill slotted behind James Michael McAdoo and Brice Johnson ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 months ago 9,130 reads 29 comments

  11. UNC Basketball: 5 Critical Stats the Tar Heels Need to Improve in 2014-15

    North Carolina has the talent and depth to have an outstanding 2014-15 basketball campaign. Head coach Roy Williams not only welcomes back five of the team's top seven scorers from ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 3 months ago 6,365 reads 5 comments

  12. UNC Basketball: What Nate Britt Must Do to Stay in Tar Heels' Backcourt Mix

    North Carolina's Nate Britt showed up at a unique time in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels lost Reggie Bullock to the 2013 NBA draft and, eventually, P.J. Hairston to eligibility issues...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 3 months ago 5,266 reads 16 comments

  13. UNC Basketball: Offseason Work Critical to Tar Heels' 2014-15 Success

    Few college basketball teams will have the talent and depth that the North Carolina Tar Heels do in the 2014-15 season. UNC coach Roy Williams has a variety of backcourt options...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 3 months ago 8,586 reads 15 comments

  14. Arizona Basketball: Could the Wildcats Be Better in 2014-15?

    It is hard to improve upon what the Arizona Wildcats did during the 2013-14 season. The Cats were undefeated through their first 21 games...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 3 months ago 6,914 reads 14 comments

  15. UNC Basketball: What Will Be the Best Way to Use Marcus Paige in 2014-15?

    North Carolina's Marcus Paige was one of the most improved players in all of college basketball this past season...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 3 months ago 7,928 reads 29 comments

  16. UNC Basketball: What J.P. Tokoto Must Do to Keep His Starting Job

    North Carolina small forward J.P. Tokoto has distinguished himself as one of the best dunkers in college basketball...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 3 months ago 10,119 reads 60 comments

  17. Arizona Basketball: Predicting Arizona's Top Players' 2014 NBA Draft Decisions

    The Arizona Wildcats (33-5; 15-3 PAC 12) had one of the best seasons in program history. This year's 'Cats won their first 21 games (a school record) and were ranked No. 1 in the nation for seven straight weeks...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 4 months ago 2,712 reads 8 comments

  18. UNC Basketball: Projecting the Tar Heels' Starting Lineup in 2014-15

    If North Carolina gets more tough and resilient because of this year's ups and downs, look out ACC. ... Look out NCAA! Head coach Roy Williams' team returns 73 percent of its scoring and 79 percent of its rebounding...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 4 months ago 21,636 reads 58 comments

  19. Kentucky Basketball: Will Harrison Twins' Shot Selection Cost Cats Title?

    Kentucky's Aaron Harrison has shot the Wildcats into Monday night's championship game against UConn. He has carved a place out for himself in NCAA tournament history by hitting three game-deciding jumpers in a row...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 4 months ago 5,477 reads 8 comments

  20. Indiana Basketball: Grading James Blackmon's 2014 McDonald's All-American Game

    If you are searching for the best shooters in the recruiting class of 2014, you do not need to look any further than Indiana-bound James Blackmon Jr. The 6'2" sniper from Marion, Ind...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 4 months ago 5,565 reads 9 comments

  21. Arizona Basketball: Grading Stanley Johnson's 2014 McDonald's All-American Game

    Arizona-bound Stanley Johnson spent most of his high school career playing like a man among boys. The 6'6" wing is "the first player in California history to win four upper-division ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 4 months ago 6,416 reads 6 comments

  22. NCAA Tournament 2014: Florida's Scottie Wilbekin Is Key to Gators' Title Hopes

    Back in November, Florida head coach Billy Donovan was not sure what kind of team he had. The Gators started the 2013-14 season without senior point guard Scottie Wilbekin , who was serving an indefinite suspension that began in June...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 4 months ago 3,361 reads 6 comments

  23. Biggest Challenges Tennessee Faces vs. Michigan in Sweet 16 Matchup

    Tennessee is having its best season under third-year coach Cuonzo Martin. The Volunteers (24-12; 11-7 SEC) have won three games in this year's NCAA tournament. They look like a team that is coming together at the right time...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 4 months ago 3,554 reads 2 comments

  24. Biggest Challenges Virginia Faces vs. Michigan State in Sweet 16 Matchup

    Virginia enters its battle with Michigan State with an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season championship and tournament title on its 2013-14 resume. According to VirginiaSports ...

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  25. North Carolina Basketball: Final Grades for 2013-14 Season

    North Carolina's roller coaster 2013-14 season came to a close on Sunday, as the Tar Heels lost a closely fought battle with Iowa State 85-83 in the NCAA tournament's Round of 32. UNC's 24-10 record does not tell the up-and-down story of this year...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 4 months ago 11,245 reads 36 comments