1. Ranking the 10 Best Hustle Players in College Basketball History

    Playing hard has always been a key quality of great players and championship teams. "Getting after it" transforms potential and talent into peak production and performance. Here are the 10 best hustle players in college basketball history...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 12 months ago 10,288 reads 50 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Best Defensive Teams in College Basketball History

    It's great for a college basketball team to be able to put the ball in the basket. History has demonstrated that, if you cannot get stops and cannot prevent your opponents from scoring, you will only go so far...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 12 months ago 8,784 reads 21 comments

  3. Ranking the 10 Worst Mascots in College Basketball

    Mascots are a part of the whole game-day experience for college sports. They are supposed to help create an emotionally-charged environment that gets the crowd going...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 12 months ago 23,343 reads 9 comments

  4. Ranking the 10 Best-Ever Quotes from College Basketball Coaches

    More than just being masters of X's and O's, college basketball coaches are teachers, motivators and communicators. What they say is recorded and reported to the masses...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 12 months ago 15,935 reads 10 comments

  5. NCAA Basketball Recruiting 2014: 10 Players Whose Stocks Are Soaring

    College basketball's July evaluation period is the pinnacle of the recruiting calendar. More high-level competition happens over the coming weeks than during the rest of the year...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 8,770 reads 0 comments

  6. Biggest Questions Every Big Ten Basketball Team Must Answer in 2013-14 Season

    Even though the Big Ten will have some of the best teams in the country again this season, the conference race will be an absolute dog fight. Teams that do not play together, smart and hard will be beaten on a regular basis...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 2,855 reads 10 comments

  7. Michigan Assistant LaVall Jordan Is Best Candidtate for Butler Job

    The Boston Celtics’ announcement that they are bringing in Butler’s Brad Stevens as their next head coach was a shock. No one saw it coming...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 1,492 reads 4 comments

  8. Ranking the 10 Best Walk-Ons in NCAA Basketball History

    College basketball walk-ons usually fill out rosters and supply practice fodder for the "regular players." But sometimes walk-ons contribute more than being warm bodies for drills and cheerleaders on the bench...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 46,140 reads 22 comments

  9. Ranking the 10 Best Shot-Blockers in NCAA Basketball History

    Having a player who can swat opponents' shots and protect the rim are important factors in being able to shut another team down. One of basketball's legends, Bill Russell, once said , “The idea is not to block every shot...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 11,237 reads 22 comments

  10. College Basketball Summer Reading List: 10 Books Every Fan Should Pick Up

    The 2013-14 college basketball season is still over 100 days from starting. Rather than waiting until mid-October to get in the mood for another awesome year of buzzer beaters and ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 7,942 reads 3 comments

  11. Ranking the 10 Greatest PGs in College Basketball History

    The point guard position has always played a significant role in basketball at any level. Having someone who can direct the team's offense and get the ball to the open man, as well as being a scoring threat, is still of utmost importance...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 11,472 reads 41 comments

  12. Ranking the 10 Most Entertaining NCAA Basketball Teams in the Past Decade

    One of the most appealing qualities of college basketball is that it provides captivating teams, year after year, with which fans can easily connect. Some of these are from well-known, celebrated programs that are cornerstones of the sport...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 5,626 reads 11 comments

  13. Ranking the 10 Best Pick-and-Roll Combos for 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    With all of the improvements and changes that have taken place over time in basketball, the pick-and-roll remains one of the most effective offensive tactics. When executed successfully, it delivers an outstanding scoring opportunity...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 8,488 reads 38 comments

  14. Projecting 2013-14 Stats for College Basketball's 10 Best Wing Players

    When the 2013-14 college basketball season begins, it will be immediately obvious that there is a ton of talent on the wing. Players that have awesome perimeter skills will be in abundance...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 13,656 reads 53 comments

  15. Ranking the 10 Most Electrifying Dunkers in NCAA Basketball in the Past Decade

    A slam dunk may be only worth two points, but it is, without a doubt, one of the most exciting plays in all of sports. Slam dunks combine impressive leaping ability with focused hostility...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 19,807 reads 59 comments

  16. 5 Things Every Elite College Basketball Program Has in Common

    There are good college basketball teams that win games, challenge for conference championships and perform well during March Madness...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 9,028 reads 13 comments

  17. 1 Dark Horse with Potential to Shake Up Each Major NCAA Basketball Conference

    The 2013-14 college basketball season does not kick off for another four months. Is it ever too early to look ahead and think of the teams that will shine in the coming campaign? I submit to you that it is never too early...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 7,703 reads 8 comments

  18. 20 Incredible Facts About the Incoming College Basketball Freshman Stars

    As high school graduations are taking place across the country, college basketball offseason coverage continues on at a high level. This is not a time to take off. This is a time to look ahead to what will be happening in the upcoming season...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 37,576 reads 24 comments

  19. Ranking the 10 Best Lockdown Defenders for the 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    Tough defenses put their teams into great positions to succeed on a nightly basis. Shooting accuracy goes cold...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 9,594 reads 28 comments

  20. Which Conference Is Tougher: Team-by-Team Comparison of the ACC and the B1G

    Which men's basketball conference will be the best in the 2013-14 college basketball season? The Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big Ten are always two of the top conferences in men's college basketball...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 4,625 reads 12 comments

  21. Ranking the 10 Most Underrated Coaches in College Basketball History

    There are tons of successful college basketball coaches who don't receive the credit or honor that their achievements deserve. They are under-recognized and underappreciated...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 7,641 reads 21 comments

  22. Ranking the 10 Most Unbreakable Records in College Basketball History

    The old saying, "Records are made to be broken," is not always true. Some records are so exceptional that there is little or no chance that they will be broken. Here is a list of the 10 most unbreakable records in college basketball history...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 21,168 reads 17 comments

  23. Ranking the 10 Most Polarizing Figures in College Basketball History

    College sports are great. They provoke passion and reactions like few other topics. If you are a college basketball fan, certain notable individuals arouse strong opinions...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 14,491 reads 90 comments

  24. Predicting Which of Last Season's CBB Standouts Won't Meet Expectations in 2014

    Looking back on the 2012-13 college basketball season, we saw players from across the country have breakout seasons. They stepped up and took a variety of opportunities to show what kind of game they really had...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 710 reads 38 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Best Raw Talents in the 2014 College Basketball Recruiting Class

    With Andrew Wiggins making his announcement that he will be going to Kansas, we can close the book on the 2013 recruiting class and begin to focus on the bright, young prospects in the Class of 2014 ...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 16,520 reads 21 comments