1. 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 1 year ago 25,094 reads 80 comments

  2. 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 1 year ago 13,636 reads 74 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 9,379 reads 9 comments

  4. 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 1 year ago 7,138 reads 7 comments

  5. 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 1 year ago 5,884 reads 17 comments

  6. 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 1 year ago 14,927 reads 76 comments

  7. 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 1 year ago 4,890 reads 9 comments

  8. New Faces Who Will Have the Biggest Impact on ACC Basketball in 2014 Season

    The Atlantic Coast Conference will very likely be the most competitive league in college basketball in 2013-14. With the addition of Syracuse, Pitt and Notre Dame, the ACC could easily have six or more teams in the Top 25...

    Doug Brodess Written by Doug Brodess about 1 year ago 4,880 reads 7 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 10,381 reads 50 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 8,870 reads 21 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 25,956 reads 9 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 16,731 reads 10 comments

  13. 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 8,836 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 2,886 reads 10 comments

  15. 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 1,571 reads 4 comments

  16. 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 48,327 reads 22 comments

  17. 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 11,371 reads 22 comments

  18. 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 8,308 reads 3 comments

  19. 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 11,736 reads 41 comments

  20. 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 5,656 reads 11 comments

  21. 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 8,511 reads 38 comments

  22. 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 over 1 year ago 13,699 reads 53 comments

  23. 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 over 1 year ago 19,847 reads 59 comments

  24. 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 over 1 year ago 9,115 reads 13 comments

  25. 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 over 1 year ago 7,775 reads 8 comments