1. Which College Hoops' Programs Does David Stern Think Are NBA Vocational Schools?

    NBA Commisioner David Stern makes some exceptional statements that grab people's attention. CBS Sports' Ian Eagle spoke with the commish recently to talk about a number of topics, including the "one and done" issue...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,339 reads 16 comments

  2. College Basketball: Top 25 High-Impact Transfers for 2012-13

    Top-level talent is on the move in college basketball. Players are transferring in record numbers. As of April 10, Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com reported that 425 college players are looking for a fresh start somewhere else...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 5,492 reads 8 comments

  3. College Basketball 2012-13: 5 Under-the-Radar Stars

    Not every college basketball player who has star potential is regularly featured by the national media. Some of the exciting up-and-comers for the 2012-13 season are not yet household names...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,041 reads 6 comments

  4. College Basketball's 10 Most Undervalued 2012 Recruiting Classes

    Thanks to John Calipari 's unparalleled recruiting success over the last few years, an overwhelming amount of media attention goes to a small number of college basketball programs when it comes to signing high school players...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,702 reads 9 comments

  5. Kentucky Basketball: Will Nerlens Noel Be This Year's Andre Drummond?

    Nerlens Noel has no shortage of people telling the world how awesome he is. Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com, tweeted back in April : "Best shot-blocker I have ever seen at high school level...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,636 reads 16 comments

  6. Could Louisville Be the 2012-13 Preseason No. 1 After Montrezl Harrell Commits?

    Montrezl Harrell , a 4-star PF from Hargrave Military Academy, has committed to Louisville . Harrell was previously headed to Virginia Tech before Seth Greenberg's firing following the 2012-13 season...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 6,334 reads 9 comments

  7. College Basketball 2012-13: The Best Player at Each Position

    The 2012 NBA Draft (June 28) will feature an array of talented players, many of whom could still be playing collegiate hoops in the '12-'13 season. But, as the following list shows, college basketball will not be hurting next year...

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  8. ACC Basketball Tweetable 2012-13 Previews

    In a world filled with texts and tweets , saying something significant in a few words is the standard. CBSSports...

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  9. Kansas Basketball: Can Jeff Withey Put It All Together as a Senior?

    Jeff Withey wasn't the Jayhawks leading scorer or leading rebounder last year - Thomas Robinson filled those roles. But, Withey's tough defense and shot blocking were an essential element to Kansas' run to the 2012 NCAA Championship game...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,365 reads 0 comments

  10. Butler Basketball: Can Rotnei Clarke Shoot the Bulldogs Back into the Top 25?

    Rotnei Clarke is one of the best three-point shooters in college basketball. In three years at Arkansas, Clarke hit 274-of-653 (42 percent) shots from beyond the arc. Two-thirds of his shots from the field were three-point attempts...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,541 reads 0 comments

  11. College Basketball: Can Danny Manning Become a Great College Head Coach?

    Danny Manning was a great college player. He led the Kansas Jayhawks to the 1988 NCAA Championship, and was selected as the Final Four Most Outstanding Player...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,596 reads 4 comments

  12. College Basketball: Is Cody the Best of the Zeller Brothers?

    Not too many families can say that they have a son that is playing major college basketball. Even fewer can legitimately claim that they have two sons who have "laced 'em up" for D-I schools...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 8,030 reads 10 comments

  13. College Basketball: The Disappearance of the 2009-2011 Recruiting Classes

    No one who has paid attention to college basketball in the last two decades expects many of the elite players to stick around for their entire four years of eligibility. Hope, maybe...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,188 reads 8 comments

  14. College Basketball 2012-13: 10 Most Intriguing First-Time Coaches

    Every year, many colleges and universities fire their head basketball coaches and look for a fresh start. Some of those schools go to the extent of hiring a new leader who has never been a Division I college coach...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 934 reads 0 comments

  15. Indiana Basketball: 10 Reasons Why the Hoosiers Could Win It All in 2013

    Indiana University basketball may have taken a couple years detour, but Tom Crean has the Hoosiers ready to challenge for the Big Ten and NCAA titles in 2012-13...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 7,256 reads 4 comments

  16. College Basketball's Top 10 'Robins' in 2012-'13

    Great teams have more than one outstanding player that they can count on to get things done. Along with having a player that most people identify as their "go-to guy," most teams ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,904 reads 7 comments

  17. North Carolina vs. Duke: Looking Ahead to the 2013 Battle of Tobacco Road

    North Carolina vs. Duke... or... Duke vs. North Carolina? Whichever way you look at it, this is the best rivalry in college basketball. Maybe the most extreme in all of college sports...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,812 reads 5 comments

  18. Duke Basketball: 5 Best Blue Devil Lineups for the 2012-13 Season

    Mike Krzyzewski will have lots of lineup combinations to choose from in the 2012-13 season. Seth Curry, Mason Plumlee, Ryan Kelly and Andre Dawkins (Note: I anticipate that AD will ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 13,024 reads 33 comments

  19. USA Basketball: Could Coach Cal Replace Coach K for the 2016 Olympics?

    Mike Krzyzewski said Monday that he is not likely to return as the head coach of the United States men's Olympic basketball team after the 2012 games in London (via ESPN.com) ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 1,913 reads 16 comments

  20. Will VA Tech Transfer Dorian Finney-Smith Become a Florida Gator?

    Dorian Finney-Smith, a 2012 ACC All-Freshman selection, is transferring from Virginia Tech. He has reduced his possible future destinations to Florida and Memphis, according to the Commercial Appeal of Memphis, TN...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 2,607 reads 3 comments

  21. UNLV Basketball: 5 Reasons the Runnin' Rebels Could Be Scary Good in 2012-13

    UNLV basketball doesn't have to just remember the glory days when Larry Johnson and Stacey Augmon used to dominate games at the Thomas and Mack Center to get excited...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 261 reads 2 comments

  22. SMU Basketball: Larry Brown Pulls in Another Transfer Looking for a Fresh Start

    Larry Brown, the new head basketball coach at SMU, gained another commitment from a high-level recruit who wants to put his past behind him. Crandall Head, ESPNU's Class of 2010 No...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 4,579 reads 2 comments

  23. Duke Basketball: 5 Questions Coach K Must Answer Going into the 2012-13 Season

    Mike Krzyzewski has won 927 college basketball games. His Duke teams have cut down the nets times times as NCAA National Champs. He was the head coach of the US gold-medal winning team in the 2008 Summer Olympics...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 3,975 reads 34 comments

  24. 5 Places Virginia Tech's Dorian Finney-Smith Could Land

    Dorian Finney-Smith is transferring from Virginia Tech after playing at the Blacksburg school just one year, ESPN.com's Eamonn Brennan reported on Tuesday...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 5,539 reads 4 comments

  25. ACC Basketball: The Go-to Guy on Each 2012-13 ACC Team

    Every college basketball team has a single player to rely on when the game is on the line, and the 12 teams that play in the ACC are no different. It may be someone who can nail an outside jumper...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 2 years ago 628 reads 2 comments