1. Ranking the Best Individual Battles Ahead in 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    Friday’s duel between Duke’s Jabari Parker and Arizona’s Aaron Gordon lived up to its billing, and NCAA basketball fans have plenty more like it in store...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 7 months ago 4,561 reads 18 comments

  2. Kentucky Basketball: Is Coach Cal Under-Using Dakari Johnson?

    One of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari ’s toughest jobs every year is trying to find a rotation that gives enough minutes to all of the talented players on his ever-loaded rosters...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 7 months ago 7,462 reads 22 comments

  3. College Basketball Freshman Power Rankings: Week 3 Edition

    It’s getting to be reality check time in college basketball, as many freshmen have started to show their inexperience after scintillating starts...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 16,227 reads 18 comments

  4. Kentucky Basketball: John Calipari's Sales Pitch to Myles Turner

    Kentucky basketball’s 2014 recruiting class is almost complete, but John Calipari hasn ’t given up on landing superstar center Myles Turner...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 17,067 reads 42 comments

  5. The Biggest X-Factor for Each College Basketball AP Top 25 Team

    College basketball’s best teams have had three weeks to prove that they’re more than just preseason hype, but that doesn’t mean that we've learned everything about them yet...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 8,725 reads 2 comments

  6. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Dangerous Trap Games for Wildcats in 2013-14 Season

    For a team facing the championship-level expectations that Kentucky basketball routinely does, the most dangerous games aren’t always against the most impressive opponents...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 6,249 reads 27 comments

  7. The Biggest Early Surprises in the 2013-14 College Basketball Season

    College basketball’s new season is heating up, and some preseason expectations have been blown away as thoroughly as a Big South team visiting Rupp Arena. Indeed, preseason No...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 13,669 reads 19 comments

  8. Kentucky Basketball: How Dominique Hawkins Fits into 'Cats' Championship Puzzle

    In the offseason, Kentucky freshman Dominique Hawkins might as well have been invisible for all of the notice he received. Now that the season has begun, he could turn out to be a crucial member of a championship team...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 5,727 reads 6 comments

  9. College Basketball Freshman Power Rankings: Week 2 Edition

    Freshmen have become the perennial headliners of college basketball, with the best carrying national-title contenders on their backs...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 22,999 reads 28 comments

  10. Kentucky Basketball: How Alex Poythress Is Finally Finding His Role

    After suffering through a rocky freshman year at Kentucky, Alex Poythress appears to have gotten his bearings...

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  11. The Biggest Question for Each AP Top 25 College Basketball Team

    Only two weeks into the college basketball season, there have already been plenty of surprises for the AP’s top 25 teams...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 18,798 reads 15 comments

  12. Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Strengths and Weaknesses of 2014 Class

    College basketball’s recruiting season isn’t over yet, but with Kentucky having missed out on Stanley Johnson, the Wildcats may well be done adding to their 2014 class...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 9,893 reads 11 comments

  13. Ranking the Top 25 Coaches in College Basketball in the 2013-14 Season

    With small rosters and ultra-fast turnover, college basketball puts pressure on its coaches that no other sport does...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 37,818 reads 95 comments

  14. Robert Morris vs. Kentucky: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    The Kentucky Wildcats got their revenge on the Robert Morris Colonials on Sunday night, winning a game for which "blowout" isn't a strong enough word by a margin of 87-49...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 2,551 reads 2 comments

  15. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: The Biggest Winners and Losers of Decision Friday

    Four monumental decisions made Friday a red-letter day in NCAA basketball recruiting. Duke is obviously celebrating after landing top-four talents Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, ...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 10,918 reads 7 comments

  16. College Basketball Recruiting: Updated Rankings of the 2014 Classes

    The biggest day of college basketball’s recruiting year arrived on Friday, with Jahlil Okafor and Cliff Alexander among four superstar high schoolers announcing their college decisions...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 104,494 reads 122 comments

  17. Kentucky Basketball: Will Loss to Michigan State Help or Hurt Wildcats?

    Kentucky basketball’s reign as top-ranked unbeatable champions-in-waiting lasted about 90 seconds into Tuesday night’s loss against Michigan State. The No...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 5,839 reads 13 comments

  18. Florida vs. Wisconsin: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Florida made a valiant try at a comeback, but the Wisconsin Badgers held on with clutch shooting late to win at home, 59-53. Traevon Jackson iced it for the home team with a shot clock-beating jumper to finish with 13 points...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 3,507 reads 5 comments

  19. Players Every College Basketball Fan Must Watch in 2013-14 Season

    One of college basketball’s great strengths is the huge variety of teams and players, providing somebody for every fan to root for...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 5,130 reads 10 comments

  20. Kentucky Basketball: NBA Player Comparisons for Each Wildcats Starter

    Kentucky’s basketball season is just two games old, but for the Wildcats’ high-powered starting five, that’s two games closer to jumping to the NBA in June...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 5,907 reads 9 comments

  21. Grades for Every College Basketball AP Top 25 Team's 2013-14 Debut

    College basketball’s opening weekend is in the books, and the entire AP Top 25 emerged unscathed, but all those wins were not created equal. Some highly regarded squads lived up to the hype, but others have a lot of work to do after ugly starts...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 36,672 reads 50 comments

  22. Kentucky Basketball: Why Andrew Harrison Faces the Most Pressure of Any Wildcat

    Kentucky basketball faces ludicrously high expectations in 2013-14, and not just because the Wildcats are ranked No. 1 in both preseason polls...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 2,112 reads 0 comments

  23. Louisiana-Monroe vs. Kansas: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    The No. 5 Kansas Jayhawks got their 700th win all-time at Phog Allen Fieldhouse, beating the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks in Andrew Wiggins' college debut on Friday night...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 31,577 reads 51 comments

  24. ACC Basketball: Preview and Predictions for 2013-14 Season

    ACC basketball takes its turn in the realignment blender in 2013-14, adding three of the best teams from the fissioning Big East...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 14,463 reads 33 comments

  25. Kentucky Basketball: Is This the Wildcats' Most Hyped Team Ever?

    For just the third time in its storied history, Kentucky basketball has landed the No. 1 ranking in the preseason AP poll...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 8 months ago 3,987 reads 14 comments