1. 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...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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 over 2 years ago 3,287 reads 14 comments

  8. 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 over 2 years ago 4,881 reads 19 comments

  9. 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...

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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 over 2 years ago 1,361 reads 16 comments

  12. 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 over 2 years ago 5,552 reads 8 comments

  13. 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...

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  14. 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 over 2 years ago 2,709 reads 9 comments

  15. 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 over 2 years ago 2,706 reads 16 comments

  16. 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 over 2 years ago 6,358 reads 9 comments

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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 over 2 years ago 1,374 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 over 2 years ago 1,592 reads 0 comments

  21. 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...

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  22. 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 over 2 years ago 8,336 reads 10 comments

  23. 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 over 2 years ago 1,192 reads 8 comments

  24. 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...

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  25. 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 over 2 years ago 7,320 reads 4 comments