1. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: The 20 Most Versatile Players in the 2014 Class

    Most NCAA basketball recruits have spent their high school careers developing one elite-level skill, but the best set themselves apart by contributing in multiple areas...

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  2. Ranking the 20 Most Indispensable Players in NCAA Basketball for 2014 Season

    NCAA basketball's biggest stars are all sure to put up dazzling stats and memorable highlights, but they don’t all mean the same amount to their teams...

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  3. Ranking the 10 Worst Current Uniforms in College Basketball

    College basketball hasn ’t endured the explosion of new uniforms that has bombarded the college gridiron, but plenty of teams have been trying out new designs in the past few years...

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  4. Ranking the 25 Best Rivalries in College Basketball

    Great college basketball rivalries bring out the best in top-notch teams and the loudest in their diehard fans...

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  5. Predicting Which 5-Star Incoming Freshmen Will Go One-and-Done

    The reality of contemporary college basketball is that most elite freshmen arrive on campus expecting to be one-and-done en route to the NBA. Whether that expectation becomes reality, though, isn’t always such a given...

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  6. Ranking the 25 Best College Basketball Logos

    In a sport with as many teams as Division I college basketball, it takes a great logo to set any one program apart from the pack. It’s even tougher to come up with a distinctive look that’s a better source of pride than of unintended laughs...

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  7. The 25 Next Best NCAA Basketball Teams After Projected 2013-14 Preseason Top 25

    NCAA basketball’s projected preseason Top 25 is coming into sharper focus, which also means a better look at the teams who will be on the outside looking in...

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  8. Power Ranking the Top 25 Incoming College Basketball Freshmen

    In the fast-changing environment of college basketball, one superstar freshman can turn an also-ran into a Final Four contender...

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  9. The Signature Highlights from Each of College Basketball's Top 20 Stars

    There’s no shortage of variety among college basketball’s biggest names for next season, and that diversity makes for an impressive array of individual highlights...

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  10. Stock Up, Stock Down for Every 5-Star Recruit After 2013 Nike Peach Jam

    The 2013 Nike Peach Jam kicked off college basketball’s July recruiting season in high-powered fashion with a slew of 5-star recruits showing off their talents...

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  11. Ranking the 20 Most NBA-Ready College Basketball Players in the Nation

    Not many college basketball stars can do what Anthony Davis did last season: make the transition to the NBA look easy...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 24,326 reads 35 comments

  12. Ranking the 20 Best Uncommitted Players in 2014 NCAA Basketball Recruiting Class

    July is a key month for NCAA basketball recruiting, with all-star camps giving coaches a chance to jockey for position with the top players they haven’t landed yet...

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  13. Updated Predictions for College Basketball's Preseason Top 25 Poll

    As college basketball’s 2013-14 tipoff draws ever closer, the strengths and weaknesses of the country’s top teams come into sharper focus...

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  14. Picking out a Flaw in Each of the Top 20 Coaches in College Basketball

    In college basketball, where there hasn’t been an undefeated champion in more than 30 years, imperfection is the rule, not the exception...

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  15. NCAA Basketball Recruiting 2014: One Question Every 5-Star Player Must Answer

    Five-star NCAA basketball recruits do not spring fully formed from the head of John Calipari . As the 2014 recruiting class heads into its senior season of high school ball, these ...

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  16. Ranking the 20 Best Court Designs in College Basketball

    College basketball is undergoing a wave of court customization, and not all of the results are pretty. With horror stories such as Oregon’s infamous can’t-see-the-forest-(or-midcourt)-for-the-trees ...

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  17. 2014 Title Odds for Each of College Basketball's Top 20 Contenders

    It may be four months before college basketball’s new season begins, but it’s not too early to identify the teams with a real shot at the national championship...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 21,130 reads 12 comments

  18. Predicting Which 5-Star Freshmen Will Live Up to the Hype in 2013-14 Season

    Being rated as a 5-star recruit puts a prospective college basketball player on the fast track to a great career, but the praise comes at a price...

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  19. The Best Player at Each Position in Every Major College Basketball Conference

    College basketball’s major conferences no longer have a monopoly on top teams, but when it comes to individual star power, it’s tough to beat the big-name programs...

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  20. Ranking the 20 High Schools That Produce the Best NCAA Basketball Talent

    Future NCAA basketball stars can pop up at any school—witness Anthony Davis, a product of Chicago’s unheralded Perspectives Charter Academy—but some high school programs ...

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  21. NCAA Basketball Recruiting 2014: Strengths and Weaknesses of Every 5-Star Player

    Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker haven’t even taken their first collegiate shots yet, but the never-ending cycle of NCAA basketball recruiting is already shifting to focus on the next crop of superstars-to-be...

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  22. One Question Each of College Basketball's Top 20 Players Must Answer in 2014

    The offseason is usually a time for optimism, but the biggest stars in college basketball know that it’s also a time for facing and addressing weaknesses...

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  23. Projected Stat Lines for the Top 20 Point Guards in NCAA Basketball for 2014

    Wooden Award winner Trey Burke may be gone, but there’s no shortage of terrific point guards in NCAA basketball for next season...

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  24. The Ideal Offensive System for Every 5-Star 2014 NCAA Basketball Recruit

    One of the toughest jobs for NCAA basketball coaches is attracting recruits who are not only elite talents but who fit the way the coach wants to play...

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  25. Ranking the 10 Best 4-Year College Basketball Careers in History

    As Tim Duncan vies for another NBA championship, it’s a great time to celebrate the rare breed for which he’s become the shining symbol: superstar college basketball players who stay in school for four years...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 13,309 reads 25 comments