1. North Carolina Basketball: J.P. Tokoto, UNC's Next Vince Carter?

    Jordan Brand All-American J.P. Tokoto will be a freshman this fall at North Carolina. The lanky wing from Wisconsin is currently creating quite a stir even though he's yet to see the court as a Tar Heel...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 8,342 reads 7 comments

  2. Duke Basketball: Will a Healthy Quinn Cook Emerge as the Blue Devils' PG Answer?

    Quinn Cook 's arrival at Duke was supposed to solve the Blue Devils' need last year for a run-the-show PG. Because he battled injuries off and on last season, Cook's freshman year production was less than stunning (4...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about almost 2 years ago 2,878 reads 13 comments

  3. UCLA Basketball: Will UNC-Transfer Larry Drew II Be the Odd Bruin Out?

    Larry Drew II transferred from North Carolina mid-way through his junior year during the 2010-11 season. Ranked 17th all-time in the school's history in assists (378), Drew should have exited with some level of recognition...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,036 reads 1 comments

  4. Arizona Basketball: Mark Lyons Passes First PG Test at LeBron's Skills Academy

    Mark Lyons transferred to Arizona to get a fresh start. Lyons was recruited out of high school by Sean Miller, and it was their prior relationship that led to his decision to take his talents to Tucson...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,857 reads 4 comments

  5. Andrew Wiggins Video: Watch High School Star Bring LeBron James to His Feet

    Andrew Wiggins is already the No. 1 ranked player in the Class of 2014. Going into his junior season in high school, at 6'7" and 205 lbs, the Toronto native is on his way to becoming an absolute star...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,815 reads 13 comments

  6. North Carolina Basketball 2012-13: Tar Heels' Front Line Is Shaping Up

    North Carolina Tar Heels' head coach Roy Williams knew he was facing an enormous challenge in rebuilding his entire front line following the 2012 NBA draft departures of Harrison Barnes, Tyler Zeller and John Henson...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,877 reads 0 comments

  7. Ohio State Basketball: Will Aaron Craft Elevate His Game Following Surgery?

    The Ohio State Buckeyes' gritty point guard Aaron Craft is recovering from ankle surgery he had on June 18, reports Buckeyesports.com's Ari Wasserman...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,151 reads 1 comments

  8. CBB: Conference-by-Conference Breakdown of 20 Players at LeBron's Skills Academy

    This weekend, some of the nation's brightest and best college and high school hoopers will come together in Las Vegas for the LeBron James Skills Academy (LBJSA)...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 12,792 reads 12 comments

  9. College Basketball: 5 Big East Guards Ready to Breakthrough in 2012-13

    The Big East has some of the best guards in the nation on an annual basis. Over the last few years, whether you are talking about Kemba Walker and Ben Hansbrough or Dion Waiters, ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,951 reads 5 comments

  10. Duke Basketball: New Blue Devil Rodney Hood Likely to Be 1-Year Wonder

    Don't expect the Mississippi State transfer to stick around for his three remaining years of eligibility at Duke...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 4,040 reads 29 comments

  11. College Basketball: Top 5 Double-Double Dudes in 2012-13

    College basketball players who can consistently score double-digits are valuable. CBB players who can pull down double-digits in rebounding are prized possessions. Players who can do both on a regular basis are indispensable...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,801 reads 4 comments

  12. College Basketball: 7 CBB Coaches Looking to Build on Their First-Year Success

    College basketball coaches in the first year of their first head coaching jobs usually are paying their dues and taking their lumps. They have decided that they are ready to cross over from being an assistant to running their own program...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,229 reads 4 comments

  13. UCLA Basketball: Can the Bruins Live Up to the Build-Up in 2012-13?

    UCLA Basketball has muddled through a three-season malaise. They have survived a major media expose (Sports Illustrated), a season without a home game ( LA Times ) and missed the NCAA Tournament two of three years (ESPN)...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,815 reads 19 comments

  14. 2013 NBA Mock Draft: Predicting Next Year's 14 Lottery Picks

    The 2012 NBA draft is only a couple weeks in the past. Anthony Davis was a no-brainer first pick. As always, there were draft-night surprises and head-scratching moments. Dion Waiters at No...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 47,534 reads 103 comments

  15. Duke Basketball: Rodney Hood's Arrival Continues Trend of Toughness

    Rodney Hood decided to find a new place to continue his college basketball career after a better-than-solid freshman season at Mississippi State...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,625 reads 7 comments

  16. College Basketball: Predicting CBB's 2012-13 One-and-Done First Round Picks

    The 2012 NBA draft is now in the books. History was made with Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist , two freshmen teammates from Kentucky, being taken with the first two picks...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,769 reads 2 comments

  17. Big East Basketball: Pitt Panthers Will Contend for Big East Title in 2012-13

    Jamie Dixon and the Pitt Panthers slugged their way through a painful 2011-12 campaign. Last year was the first time that the Panthers have not made it into the NCAA tournament on Dixon's nine-year watch...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,249 reads 7 comments

  18. College Basketball 2012-13: 5 CBB Players with One More Chance to Break Out

    ESPN.com's college basketball Class of 2009 was filled with such future stars such as John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Derrick Williams, Kawhi Leonard and many others...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,354 reads 0 comments

  19. Kentucky Basketball: How Good Will Kyle Wiltjer Be in 2012-13?

    In almost any other program other than Kentucky last season, Kyle Wiltjer's arrival would have been heralded with great excitement...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,559 reads 17 comments

  20. College Basketball 2012-13: Top 10 Three-Point Shooting Bigs in CBB

    It's always great to have players who can stretch the floor with their three-point shooting ability. It's even better if those players are some of your bigs who can step out and knock down shots from beyond the arc...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,304 reads 2 comments

  21. College Basketball 2012-13: 10 Mid-Major Marvels

    The label "mid-major" use to be synonymous with average talent. Not anymore. The following list is filled with mid-major marvels who have demolished that idea and are ready to come back to challenge for national honors in the 2012-13 season...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,184 reads 0 comments

  22. College Basketball: 2012-13 Top 5 Defensive Players in CBB

    Being a scorer is at the top of the college basketball food chain. Most of the notoriety given to CBB players comes from "putting the ball in the hole." But the following players have made names for themselves at the other end of the court...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,185 reads 14 comments

  23. College Basketball: Predicting the Career Win Totals of 10 Top CBB Coaches

    Doing a quick scan of the landscape of college basketball, I am impressed with the long-term success of many of the top-level coaches. They've not only strung together a couple winning seasons, but they've sustained success for an extended time...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 4,837 reads 19 comments

  24. 2012-13 College Basketball: Preseason Player of the Year in Every D1 Conference

    Even though the 2012 NBA Finals are not over yet, is it too early to think about who will be the outstanding players of each college basketball conference in the 2012-13 season? Nah! Each conference has a "best player" heading into next season...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 196 reads 14 comments

  25. Sean Miller: Arizona Basketball Coach Gets Contract Extension Through 2016-17

    Bruce Pascoe of the Arizona Daily Star reports that University of Arizona men's basketball head coach Sean Miller has been given a contract extension that will pay him a total compensation package of $2...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 975 reads 0 comments