1. Duke Basketball: Duke's Response to Ugly Loss Will Define Its 2012-13 Season

    Duke's shocking loss to Miami Wednesday night is not the end of the story. No one knows what the Blue Devils will do with this 27-point defeat. There are some interesting details that come out of such a beating...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,465 reads 4 comments

  2. 10 NCAA Basketball Stars Being Asked to Do Too Much

    Good college basketball teams rely on their best players to get the most done. As simple as that sounds, that is one of the big differences between successful and struggling programs...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,741 reads 2 comments

  3. Who's the Most Dangerous Team in the Pac-12?

    Pac -12 basketball is gradually returning to being a conference to be reckoned with. After only sending conference tournament winner Colorado and Cal to last year's March Madness, ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,327 reads 6 comments

  4. ACC Basketball: ACC Still Wide Open After North Carolina Downs Maryland

    North Carolina isn't used to playing must-win games in the middle of January. But when the Tar Heels beat Maryland (14-4; 2-3 ACC) Saturday, they stayed within striking distance with the rest of the ACC contenders...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 3,154 reads 6 comments

  5. Kentucky Basketball: Kentucky-Commit Karl Towns Jr. Puts Up a Quadruple-Double

    Karl Towns Jr. , a Kentucky-commit from the Class of 2014, posted a quadruple double, as reported by Jason Jordan of USA Today High School Sports. The 6'11", 235-pound junior put up a mind-blowing line in a game on January 6 against St...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,044 reads 8 comments

  6. Who's the More Successful Mid-Major: Gonzaga or Butler?

    Are there two better examples of mid-major success in college hoops than Gonzaga and Butler? The Bulldogs and the Bulldogs have set the standard of how good teams from small schools can do year-in and year-out...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 505 reads 2 comments

  7. Georgia Tech vs Duke: Will Slow Starts Ultimately Be the Blue Devils' Undoing?

    The Duke Blue Devils beat the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 73-57 on Thursday night. If you simply look at the final score, this appears to be another "check-the-box" ACC win for Coach K: Seth Curry knocked down six of seven threes...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,289 reads 10 comments

  8. 10 Freakishly Athletic College Basketball Players

    Defining a college basketball player as "freakishly athletic" is a little futile. Just as soon as you talk about a competitor's strength and speed, someone else will suggest that it's all about agility and stability...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 13,875 reads 69 comments

  9. Duke vs. N.C. State: Suddenly Blue Devils Have More Questions Than Answers

    Seth Curry was doing everything he could Saturday to help carry Duke in its ACC battle against North Carolina State...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 3,291 reads 17 comments

  10. North Carolina Basketball: These Tar Heels Won't Make March Madness

    Selection Sunday may be a sad day in Chapel Hill. When the brackets are announced, North Carolina (10-5) is usually finding out whether they will be a No. 1 seed or No. 2 seed...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 5,542 reads 26 comments

  11. The 10 Best Recruiters Among College Basketball Coaches

    Recruiting is a vital part of the success of college basketball programs. Simply put, if you can get talented players to commit, half the job is done...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 16,178 reads 91 comments

  12. The Biggest Lessons from the NCAA Basketball Season So Far

    The 2012-13 College Basketball season is almost halfway completed, and, so far, we have learned a lot. Teams that we are used to seeing in the Top 25 have dropped out of the rankings...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 23,621 reads 46 comments

  13. Why Kansas' Jeff Withey and Ben McLemore Are the Best Inside-out Combo in NCAA

    When the topic of the greatest Inside-Out combinations of all-time comes up, I think of duos like Kareem and Magic, Malone and Stockton or Shaq and Kobe...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 2,625 reads 3 comments

  14. UK Basketball: How Does Dakari Johnson Compare to Anthony Davis, Nerlens Noel?

    Dakari Johnson , ESPN's No. 1 center in the recruiting Class of 2013 , committed to the University of Kentucky on Saturday...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 694 reads 12 comments

  15. Duke Basketball: 5 Burning Questions After ACC-Opening Rout of Wake Forest

    The Duke Blue Devils started their assault on the ACC by whipping Wake Forest 80-62. After the first few minutes of the game, Mike Krzyzewski 's squad was in complete control of the contest...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 4,602 reads 57 comments

  16. NCAA Needs to Commit Further to Instant Replay in College Basketball

    Colorado men’s basketball coach Tad Boyle is still fuming today. Arizona beat CU last night 92-83 in overtime , but it’s not just the loss that made Boyle angry. It is the way the loss happened...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 915 reads 6 comments

  17. Which NCAA Basketball Coach Is on the Hottest Hot Seat?

    It's January and it's not too early to think about which D-1 men's basketball coaches may be on the verge of losing their jobs after this season...or sooner...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 4,785 reads 13 comments

  18. ACC Basketball: Preview and Predictions

    The ACC will again deliver some of the best college basketball action in the nation. With six conference games ready to tip off this weekend (January 5-6), it won't take long to discover the pretenders and the contenders...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 2,814 reads 9 comments

  19. Early-Season Studs and Duds in College Basketball

    The 2012-13 college basketball season is almost two months old, and we've already seen a separation between players who are getting it done and those who are thrashing. The first group is elevating their games...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 5,492 reads 21 comments

  20. Is This the Weakest the ACC Has Ever Been?

    The ACC men’s basketball league play opens on Saturday, January 5 th . This conference season, like most, promises a wide variety of upsets and blowouts, close calls and near misses...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 1,657 reads 4 comments

  21. UNC Basketball: Will Big Win over UNLV Be a Launching Pad for the Tar Heels?

    The North Carolina Tar Heels (10-3) took care of business at home against a talented No. 20 UNLV Rebels (11-2) team in a closely fought contest 79-73...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 3,038 reads 33 comments

  22. The 10 Most Memorable Images in NCAA Basketball So Far in the 2012-13 Season

    College basketball 's 2012-13 season is less than two months old, and we've already had a ton of remarkable moments and intense action. Lighthearted fun. Exciting beginnings. Record-setting outings...

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  23. UCLA Basketball: Why Shabazz Muhammad, Bruins Are on Verge of Major Breakout

    When UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad finally made his collegiate debut in a mid-November game against Georgetown, he looked, as the LA Times ' Baxter Holmes described , "slow, heavy and somewhat overmatched...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 4,229 reads 4 comments

  24. Does Tom Crean Have the Coaching Chops to Lead Indiana to the NCAA Title?

    The Indiana Hoosiers are set up for a special season in 2012-13. They were ranked No. 1 for the first six weeks. They are led by national player of the year front-runner Cody Zeller ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 786 reads 12 comments

  25. The Biggest Threat to Every NCAA Basketball Title Contender in 2012-13

    Selection Sunday is March 17, but we are already seeing the difference between possible March Madness contenders and pretenders...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 2,516 reads 15 comments