1. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Ranking the Best True Centers in the 2014 Class

    The 2014 college basketball recruiting class is filled with an impressive collection of talented big men. In most recent years, perimeter play and perimeter players have captured the nation’s spotlight...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 10 months ago 4,879 reads 7 comments

  2. Predicting the Biggest Struggle for College Basketball's Top Freshmen in 2013-14

    The 2013-14 college basketball season is just around the corner. We are just weeks away from what could be one of the most exciting displays of collegiate hoops action in a long time...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 10 months ago 21,678 reads 32 comments

  3. Ranking the 10 Greatest Coaching Rivalries in College Basketball History

    One of the most intriguing parts of college basketball is to see some of the classic coaching matchups that take place both during the regular season and during March Madness...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 10 months ago 4,807 reads 13 comments

  4. The Most Entertaining Pep Bands in College Basketball

    There is something electric about the environment of a college basketball game. Long before the opening tip-off, the home team’s pep band begins to fill the building with energy and excitement in anticipation for the on-court action to come...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 10 months ago 24,343 reads 27 comments

  5. Predicting the Most Physical Teams for the 2013-14 College Basketball Season

    College basketball teams that consistently have the most success play a physical brand of ball. They get up on their opponents on defense, impose their will on offense and forcefully go to the boards on both ends of the court...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 10 months ago 3,252 reads 5 comments

  6. The Most Surprising Commitments from 2014 College Basketball Recruiting Class

    Some of the best high school players in every college basketball recruiting class make some unexpected decisions and announcements that come out of the blue ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 10 months ago 30,868 reads 11 comments

  7. 10 Things Every 5-Star College Basketball Recruit Should Look for in a Program

    There is no “right way” for college basketball recruits to determine where they should continue their education and their careers. Every player is different...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 10 months ago 3,698 reads 10 comments

  8. Ranking the 10 Best Defensive Minds in College Basketball

    The programs that consistently win games, collect conference championships and make deep runs in the NCAA play good defense. And teams do not consistently play good defense without a head coach that intentionally emphasizes that end of the court...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 10 months ago 4,224 reads 20 comments

  9. The Greatest Trash-Talkers in College Basketball History

    Trash talk is as much a part of college basketball as no-look passes, tomahawk dunks and get-that-stuff-out-of-here blocks...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 10 months ago 20,347 reads 16 comments

  10. Ranking the Biggest Oddballs in College Basketball History

    College basketball has always had people associated with the sport who are unconventional, unusual and unorthodox. Those are the "nicer words." Others would not pull any punches and say that those same people are strange, weird or peculiar...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 5,319 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking the 10 Best Nicknames in College Basketball History

    Some of the best college basketball players of all time have unforgettable nicknames. They range from creative plays on words that rhyme with the player’s name to innovative descriptions of their skills and uniqueness...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 24,601 reads 34 comments

  12. The Greatest Liability of Top NCAA Basketball Title Contenders in 2013-14 Season

    The 2013-14 college basketball season will be one of the most competitive years in the sport in a long time. There will be a talented core of teams and players. Any of a number of players could win the national player of the year awards...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 2,534 reads 14 comments

  13. The 10 Most Memorable Individual Performances in College Basketball History

    Memorable hoops performances are created when a player does something that remarkably exceeds the norm. Some of the most unforgettable moments in college basketball history have not always received a flood of media reporting at the time they happened..

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 14,503 reads 24 comments

  14. Ranking the 10 Most Shocking Moments in College Basketball History

    Every year, college basketball has amazing moments that lead to league championships and postseason success. Record-breaking performances and school-best achievements help make collegiate hoops one of the greatest spectator sports in the country...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 13,771 reads 33 comments

  15. College Basketball Recruiting: 3 Best Players at Every Position in 2015 Class

    Summer is not the offseason for aspiring high school basketball players. This is the time when up-and-coming hoops stars get to display their talents in front of a full selection of college coaches and their staffs in gyms from Vegas to Orlando...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 27,684 reads 10 comments

  16. Ranking the 10 Most Controversial Coaches in College Basketball Today

    Some college basketball coaches are just plain controversial. In some cases, it is their sideline manner or the way they handle post-game press conferences. In other cases, it is how they run their programs...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 19,924 reads 58 comments

  17. NCAA Basketball Recruiting 2014: The Biggest Plus of Each Jahlil Okafor Suitor

    Jahlil Okafor is, without question, the best player in the talented recruiting Class of 2014. Okafor combines immense size (6’10” and 270 lbs) with exceptional skills...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 11,062 reads 44 comments

  18. 10 College Basketball Freshmen Who Could Turn Their Programs Around

    When you look at any national high school recruiting site and you see where the best players are going, you find out quickly that elite-level players generally head to some of the most successful programs...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 8,807 reads 7 comments

  19. Predicting the 10 Biggest Breakout Stars for 2013-14 College Basketball Season

    The beginning of the 2013-14 college basketball season is getting closer and closer. In a little over two months, teams across the country will start official practices in preparation for opening games in November...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 25,020 reads 80 comments

  20. Ranking the 10 Most Underrated Guards of 2013-14 College Basketball

    When you start to think about the best of the current crop of college guards, names like Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart , Louisville’s Russ Smith , Michigan State’s ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 11 months ago 13,577 reads 74 comments

  21. The 10 Biggest Winners of July's College Basketball Recruiting Showcases

    The month of July always delivers competitive play and gives emerging high school basketball stars a chance to show their stuff on courts around the country. This summer's full national slate did not disappoint...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 12 months ago 9,356 reads 9 comments

  22. Ranking the 10 Biggest Falls from Grace in College Basketball History

    Stories about coaches and athletes falling from grace are always sad. When the details surface, the influences of greed, desperation and fear have usually ravaged lives, devastated careers and altered hoops history...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 12 months ago 7,047 reads 7 comments

  23. Ranking the 10 Most Efficient Players in College Basketball for 2013-14 Season

    Some college basketball players score lots of points, but they have to take a ton of shots to accomplish that. There are other players who get things done on a minimal amount of shots...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 12 months ago 5,868 reads 17 comments

  24. Ranking the 10 Best College Basketball Announcers

    College basketball is a great sport, filled with amazing stories, quality coaches and premier players. The announcers, however, are the ones who describe the action and bring it all together...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 12 months ago 14,495 reads 76 comments

  25. The Best Coach in the History of Every ACC Basketball Team

    What sport comes to mind first when you think of the Atlantic Coast Conference ? If you are like me, men’s college basketball is the immediate answer. The ACC has a rich and renowned history for excellent hoops action...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 12 months ago 4,835 reads 9 comments