1. Ranking the 20 Greatest Big Men in College Basketball History

    Having a superstar big man isn ’t the only way to turn your college basketball team into a winner, but it sure helps. Many of the most overpowering teams in the history of the game have been built around one unstoppable, low-post force...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 26,000 reads 57 comments

  2. Ranking the Top 20 Seniors in College Basketball for 2013-14 Season

    With early NBA departures the rule rather than the exception, impact seniors have become a rare breed in college basketball. In 2013-14, though, an unusually talented crop of fourth-year stars has a great chance to buck that trend...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 25,816 reads 12 comments

  3. Ranking the 20 Best Current Uniforms in College Basketball

    College basketball’s last couple of seasons have brought us some of the ugliest uniforms in the history of the game, so as an antidote, it’s time to take a look at some of the best...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 58,767 reads 65 comments

  4. Junior College Stars Who Will Make a Splash During 2014 NCAA Basketball Season

    The 2012-13 NCAA basketball season saw Wichita State make a stunning Final Four run led by former junior college forward Cleanthony Early...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 9,820 reads 5 comments

  5. College Basketball Recruiting: Top 5 Players at Every Position in 2013 Class

    In a refreshing change from the last couple of years, the biggest story in college basketball’s recruiting class of 2013 isn’t about the low post...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 42,589 reads 18 comments

  6. Ranking the 25 Best College Basketball Towns in America

    With 347 teams in Division I, there’s no shortage of places to find college basketball. Some towns, however, provide a much more impressive experience than others when it comes to on-court action and off-court craziness...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 46,801 reads 116 comments

  7. Ranking the 10 Greatest Recruiting Coaches in NCAA Basketball History

    Great NCAA basketball coaches have always made their on-court jobs a lot easier by landing the best recruits...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 10,236 reads 40 comments

  8. Players That Will Have Biggest Roles in Louisville's 2014 Title Defense

    National champion Louisville is losing some key contributors to graduation and the NBA, but the Cardinals still have talent to burn...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 2,932 reads 2 comments

  9. College Basketball: Early Look at Top 20 Candidates for 2014 Wooden Award

    Even with Wooden Award winner Trey Burke still months away from being drafted into the NBA, it’s not too early to look ahead to his possible successors in the college ranks...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 6,746 reads 31 comments

  10. Ranking the 10 Best NCAA Basketball Freshman Seasons in the Past Decade

    The introduction of the NBA’s one-and-done rule has made freshmen matter in NCAA basketball like never before...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 7,784 reads 15 comments

  11. Ranking the 20 Most Offensively Gifted 2013 College Basketball Recruits

    After consecutive recruiting classes topped by defensive specialists Anthony Davis and Nerlens Noel , it’s finally time for offensive players to get their due in the college hoops class of 2013...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 17,107 reads 14 comments

  12. Ranking the 10 Most Shocking Coaching Changes in NCAA Basketball History

    The implosion of Mike Rice’s Rutgers career served as a stark reminder that coaching changes don’t always go by the book in NCAA basketball...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 4,273 reads 8 comments

  13. Ranking the 20 Most Insane Dunks from the 2013 College Basketball Season

    Aficionados of the slam dunk found plenty to enjoy during the 2012-13 college basketball season. Now that the year is wrapped up, it’s time to look back at the most earth-shaking jams from college courts across the country...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 19,690 reads 17 comments

  14. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Biggest Concern Facing 5-Star Players in 2013 Class

    With letters of intent in the books for most of the biggest names in NCAA basketball recruiting, the nation’s top hoops prospects can look ahead and see what they’re up against next season...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 7,341 reads 6 comments

  15. Ranking Top 25 Recruiting Classes at Start of NCAA Basketball's Signing Period

    NCAA basketball recruiting is into the final stretch, with only a handful of prospects uncommitted after National Signing Day...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 68,960 reads 25 comments

  16. Ranking the 20 Most Hyped High School Basketball Recruits in History

    With national signing day arriving for high school basketball recruits, Andrew Wiggins is being highlighted as this year’s top prospect...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 51,283 reads 26 comments

  17. The 20 Biggest Offseason College Basketball Storylines

    Louisville’s national title isn’t even a week old, but it’s already time to start looking ahead to next season...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 year ago 25,703 reads 28 comments

  18. 10 College Basketball Freshmen Who Should Stay in School Another Year

    These days, almost every top-level recruit expects his college basketball career to be one-and-done. After a year of actual Division I experience, though, some players have good reason to reconsider...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 11,017 reads 6 comments

  19. The 10 Best Highlights from the 2012-13 College Basketball Season

    With the 2012-13 college basketball season in the books, it’s a great time to reflect on the year’s most unforgettable plays...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 6,366 reads 21 comments

  20. Power Ranking the Top 25 Coaches in College Basketball

    This year’s NCAA tournament showcased coaching legends and coaching unknowns, often in the same game...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 19,294 reads 83 comments

  21. 50 Things We Learned in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    Peyton Siva ended his career on a high note as his Louisville Cardinals were crowned champions of the 2013 NCAA tournament...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 27,523 reads 34 comments

  22. What Michigan Can Learn from Louisville's Close Win over Wichita State

    After rampaging through their first four tournament games, the Louisville Cardinals narrowly escaped Wichita State to earn a date with Michigan in the national title game...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 1,363 reads 3 comments

  23. Final Predictions for 2013 Naismith Award

    On Sunday, the Atlanta Tipoff Club will announce the winner of the 2013 Naismith Award for national player of the year. Since the last time we looked at the front-runners for Naismith honors, the field has been narrowed to four elite finalists...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 3,126 reads 1 comments

  24. Baylor Bears Crush Iowa Hawkeyes for First-Ever NIT Championship

    In a game that they controlled almost from the opening tip, the Baylor Bears pounded the Iowa Hawkeyes, 74-54, to capture the NIT title. The win is the first such championship in program history for Scott Drew's team...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 4,971 reads 1 comments

  25. Biggest Winners from the 2013 McDonald's All-American Game

    The nation’s top high school basketball stars strutted their stuff on Wednesday night in the 2013 McDonald’s All-American Game, but some of those stars looked a lot more impressive than others...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about over 1 year ago 11,147 reads 2 comments