1. Jabari Parker Decision: Now Coach K, Duke Have No Excuses

    As soon as Jabari Parker announced his decision to become a Blue Devil, you could literally hear national championship expectations going through the roof of Cameron Indoor Stadium...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 7,170 reads 38 comments

  2. Jabari Parker Decision: Why Coach K, Duke Were Desperate to Land Star Recruit

    Jabari Parker gave Duke's head coach Mike Krzyzewski what he was wanting for Christmas: His verbal commitment to bring his talents to Durham...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 5,632 reads 11 comments

  3. North Carolina Basketball: Why Can't Star-Studded Tar Heels Click?

    The North Carolina Tar Heels are struggling. After allowing East Carolina (on Saturday) to score 61 second-half points , UNC stumbled and sputtered for 40 minutes, losing to a lackluster Texas Longhorn team 85-67 ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 4,359 reads 55 comments

  4. UConn Basketball: Pros and Cons of Every Conference Where Huskies Could Land

    The University of Connecticut men's basketball program is at a crossroads. Less than 20 months ago, the UConn Huskies sat atop the college hoops' world, having just dominated Butler to win the 2011 NCAA National Championship ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 610 reads 9 comments

  5. Blueprint for an All-Catholic Conference in NCAA Basketball

    The landscape of big-time college athletics has changed and is changing. Radical restructuring and reshuffling has focused on football and, primarily, the financial benefits that could be gained on the gridiron...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 4,533 reads 12 comments

  6. Brad Stevens: The Most Job-Secure Coach in College Basketball

    Coaches don't have the greatest amount of job security. You can win a national championship one year and lose your job two years later—just ask former Auburn head football coach, Gene Chizik...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,584 reads 36 comments

  7. Arizona Basketball: 5 Crucial Keys to Arizona's Last-Second Win over Florida

    The No. 8 Arizona Wildcats were on the ropes for most of the night, hosting the No. 5 Florida Gators in one of the most fiercely-fought games in this early 2012-13 season...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,231 reads 0 comments

  8. College Basketball: 10 Best Single-Game Performances So Far in 2012-13

    The first slice of the 2012-13 college basketball season has been served up, and we've already seen some amazing individual accomplishments. We've had triple-double triumphs, shut-'em-down shot blocking and plenty of sizzling scorers...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,474 reads 6 comments

  9. Predicting the 10 Most Improved College Basketball Teams in the 2012-13 Season

    The 2012-13 college basketball season is off and running. Every team, every coach and every player in every conference is looking to get better than they were last year. Of those that do get better, some will improve more than others...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,554 reads 14 comments

  10. What Impact Does Shabazz Muhammad's Eligibility Have on UCLA Bruins' Season?

    Shabazz Muhammad was declared ineligible for an undetermined amount of time on Friday, according to Baxter Holmes of the LA Times...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,994 reads 8 comments

  11. College Basketball: 6 Teams That Went from NCAA Champs to Chumps in One Year

    Is it even possible that the reigning NCAA Champs could be excluded from the NCAA Tournament the following year? The answer to that is it's not only possible, but there have been ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,503 reads 0 comments

  12. Does Maryland's Dez Wells Make the Terrapins the ACC's Most Interesting Team?

    Dez Wells will play this season for Maryland after an NCAA subcommittee granted him a waiver from having to sit out the 2012-13 season as a transfer, according to Dan Markus of the Baltimore Sun ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,431 reads 7 comments

  13. Indiana Basketball: 5 Ways Cody Zeller Must Improve to Lead IU to a Title

    The Indiana Hoosiers have been selected as the No.1 team in both the AP and USA Today's Coaches Poll. Cody Zeller has been named the preseason college player of the year...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,134 reads 6 comments

  14. Duke Basketball: Austin Nichols Chooses Memphis; Where Does Coach K Turn Now?

    Austin Nichols , a 5-star power forward recruit from Eads, Tenn., committed to Memphis today, according to Bret Strelow and Stephen Schramm of Fayobserver.com Nichols, ESPN.com's No...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 6,767 reads 19 comments

  15. College Basketball 2012-13: Biggest Improvement Each Top-25 Team Needs to Make

    The start of the 2012-13 college basketball season is only days away. If you are ready for some hot hoops action, most Top-25 teams kick off their schedules on Nov. 9...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 18,835 reads 15 comments

  16. UCLA Basketball: Legendary UCLA Coach John Wooden Shares Timeless Wisdom

    As a new college basketball season gets ready to open, it seems right to hear the words and wisdom of the best coach of all time, John Wooden ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 871 reads 5 comments

  17. Should Duke's Freshman Forward Amile Jefferson Be in the Blue Devils Starting 5?

    Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski may look to do some tweaking of his starting line up and sub rotation patterns as the Blue Devils prepare for their opening game versus Georgia State on Nov...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 2 years ago 5,795 reads 18 comments

  18. College Basketball Recruiting: Baylor Lands Top-50 Center Dominic Woodson

    Baylor head coach Scott Drew reeled in another elite-level frontcourt recruit Thursday when he received Dominic Woodson's commitment to come to Waco starting next season (h/t CBS Sports )...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 2 years ago 1,896 reads 0 comments

  19. Arizona Basketball: 10 Things to Like About Arizona's Blowout Exhibition Win

    Arizona Wildcat fans have been anxiously waiting to see what this year's team was going to look like. There has been lots of hype about the incoming freshmen and Xavier transfer PG Mark Lyons...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 2 years ago 1,807 reads 5 comments

  20. Duke Basketball: Should Quinn Cook's Play in First Exhibition Concern Coach K?

    Quinn Cook started at the point in the Duke Blue Devils' first exhibition game of the 2012-13 college basketball season...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 2 years ago 4,623 reads 20 comments

  21. Will Kentucky Dominate on Defense This Year Like the 2012 Champion Cats?

    Sure, Anthony Davis was an amazing scorer and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist could take just about anyone to the cup. As a team, the 2012 national champion Kentucky Wildcats had plenty of offensive firepower...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 2 years ago 693 reads 1 comments

  22. College Basketball 2012-13: 5 Most Frightening Frontcourts in CBB

    Successful college basketball teams are not one-size-fits-all. But, it sure helps to have a collection of interior players who own the glass and instill fear in the opposing team...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 2 years ago 9,969 reads 50 comments

  23. 4 Unranked CBB Teams That Could Storm into the Top 25 During Holiday Tournaments

    Holiday tournaments can be a launching pad for special seasons for college basketball teams. With the opportunity to play programs that aren't on their regular schedule, up-and-coming ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 2 years ago 3,256 reads 3 comments

  24. 5 Longshot Teams That Will Be in CBB's AP Top 25 at Season's End

    Every year there are teams that come out of nowhere to surprise everyone in the college basketball world. Murray State was the last undefeated team in 2011-12, but they didn't receive any votes in last year's preseason polls...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 2 years ago 817 reads 11 comments

  25. CBB Recruiting: Andrew Wiggins Reclassifies to 2013; Will He Choose Kentucky?

    Andrew Wiggins , the top player of the Class of 2014 is reclassifying to the Class of 2013, ESPN.com's David Telep reports. Wiggins instantly moved to the top of Scout.com's and ESPN...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about over 2 years ago 7,317 reads 30 comments