1. College Basketball Recruiting: What Each 5-Star Proved in 2014 July Showcases

    July is a loaded month for college basketball recruiting, as the championship tournaments of the major AAU circuits give prospects a chance to show what they can do when the stakes are highest...

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  2. Dynamic Athletes to Watch in the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    One of the pleasures of college basketball is the opportunity to watch great athletes come into their prime...

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  3. UNC Basketball: Grading Tar Heels' Targets at 2014 Nike Peach Jam

    UNC basketball lives by its recruiting prowess, and that means keeping a close eye on events such as the 2014 Nike Peach Jam...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 4 days ago 6,118 reads 0 comments

  4. Kentucky Basketball: Grading Wildcats Targets at 2014 Nike Peach Jam

    The 2014 Nike Peach Jam was one of the premier recruiting events of the offseason, and where there are great college hoops recruits, there's Kentucky basketball...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 6 days ago 5,180 reads 1 comments

  5. 2014 Nike Peach Jam: What We Learned About Top College Basketball Recruits

    Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) featured most of the biggest stars in high school hoops this summer, and the 2014 Nike Peach Jam capped the season in correspondingly high style...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 days ago 25,390 reads 9 comments

  6. College Basketball Recruiting: Names to Know from the 2016 Class

    Under the forward-looking lens of college basketball recruiting, few players are too young to earn notice if they show enough promise...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 9 days ago 29,012 reads 26 comments

  7. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: What Each 5-Star Must Prove at 2014 Nike Peach Jam

    One of the summer’s top NCAA basketball recruiting events opens in earnest on Thursday as the 2014 Nike Peach Jam gets fully underway from South Carolina...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 11 days ago 12,436 reads 4 comments

  8. Predicting the Best 6th Men in College Basketball in 2014-15 Season

    A great bench isn’t always a prerequisite for college basketball success, but that doesn’t mean any team is going to turn down a shot at an elite sixth man...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 13 days ago 14,756 reads 34 comments

  9. UNC Basketball: How Tar Heels Can Avoid Another Roller Coaster Season in 2014-15

    UNC basketball pulled off some of the most impressive wins in the country in 2013-14—and some of the worst losses, too. The Tar Heels’ No...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 18 days ago 1,555 reads 4 comments

  10. Kentucky Basketball: Is Andrew Harrison Ready to Lead a Championship Team?

    Kentucky basketball has every reason to be thinking national championship for its loaded 2014-15 roster, but that doesn ’t mean that the Wildcats don’t also have some question marks...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 20 days ago 6,251 reads 49 comments

  11. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: The 25 Best Uncommitted Players in 2015 Class

    NCAA basketball recruiting is still in its early stages for the class of 2015, but some of the most anticipated prospects have already been snapped up...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 22 days ago 19,775 reads 8 comments

  12. Predicting the Most Improved College Basketball Players for the 2014-15 Season

    College basketball fans usually look to incoming freshmen to revitalize a team over the offseason, but sometimes the key to a big year is hiding in plain sight...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 23 days ago 31,926 reads 47 comments

  13. UNC Basketball: How Deep Will Tar Heels' Rotation Go in 2014-15?

    With its combination of a top-five recruiting class and a wealth of returning talent, UNC basketball stands to be among the deepest teams in the nation in 2014-15...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 25 days ago 2,230 reads 1 comments

  14. Kentucky Basketball: Blueprint for Improving Wildcats Defense in 2014-15

    Although it was the offense that let Kentucky basketball down in the national title game, the Wildcats D was a bigger weakness last season...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 27 days ago 3,627 reads 5 comments

  15. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: 1 School Each Uncommitted 5-Star Player Should Avoid

    With players at the level of 5-star prospects, NCAA basketball recruiting tends to feature the same traditional powers fighting over the same few high schoolers...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 29 days ago 21,113 reads 14 comments

  16. College Basketball Coaches with Best Chance to Win Their 1st Title in 2014-15

    Fresh off a surprise national title run by Kevin Ollie’s UConn Huskies, college basketball could easily see a second straight newcomer join the ranks of championship-winning coaches...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 23,985 reads 43 comments

  17. UNC Basketball: Will Kennedy Meeks Be Tar Heels' Weak Link in 2014-15?

    With point guard extraordinaire Marcus Paige heading up what should be a top-notch offense, UNC basketball checks off many of the boxes you look for in a national title contender...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 7,926 reads 18 comments

  18. Kentucky Basketball: Why Wildcats Should Redshirt Marcus Lee in 2014-15

    The kind of ultra-elite prospects who make up the Kentucky basketball roster are usually in so much of a hurry to start their NBA careers that redshirting never enters into the conversation...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 5,994 reads 23 comments

  19. College Basketball Recruiting: Stock Watch for Every 5-Star Player in 2015 Class

    College hoops may be months away, but the college basketball recruiting season is in full swing, thanks to a combination of AAU leagues and summer tournaments...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 13,147 reads 5 comments

  20. College Basketball Recruiting: Dream Package Deals from the 2015 Class

    On the heels of Duke’s success in landing both Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, package deals have become a major storyline in college basketball recruiting...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 6,089 reads 2 comments

  21. UNC Basketball: How Brice Johnson Fits into Tar Heels' Offensive Picture

    The biggest adjustment UNC basketball faces next season is replacing James Michael McAdoo at power forward, and Brice Johnson is option No. 1 for solving that problem...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 5,266 reads 9 comments

  22. Kentucky Basketball: What to Expect from the Harrison Twins as Sophomores

    No program in college hoops expects to lose more of its freshmen than Kentucky basketball, but next year’s Wildcats will actually have some sophomores worth celebrating...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 6,246 reads 108 comments

  23. College Basketball Recruiting: The Best Attribute of Each 2015 5-Star Player

    College basketball recruiting has shifted its focus to the class of 2015, and those high school seniors-to-be have plenty of excitement in store...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 11,966 reads 2 comments

  24. UNC Basketball: Why Justin Jackson Should Be a Starter in 2014-15 Season

    The top two recruits in UNC basketball’s freshman class, Justin Jackson and Theo Pinson , play the same position...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 5,212 reads 13 comments

  25. Kentucky Basketball: How Will Trey Lyles Compare to Julius Randle as a Freshman?

    For the second season in a row, Kentucky basketball will be pinning a large share of its offense on a top-notch freshman power forward. When Julius Randle filled that role, he helped carry the Wildcats to the national title game...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 month ago 2,743 reads 2 comments