1. Kentucky Basketball: How Can Wildcats Solve Inconsistency Issues?

    The Kentucky Wildcats’ last two games have included a dominating win over a very good Boise State team and a come-from-ahead loss to then-No. 20 Baylor...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 1,066 reads 6 comments

  2. College Basketball Freshman Power Rankings: Week 5 Edition

    Freshmen haven't just been among the best individual players in college basketball in 2013-14—they've been integral parts of many of the best teams...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 15,336 reads 11 comments

  3. Kentucky Basketball: How Concerning Is Andrew Harrison's Lack of Production?

    Kentucky’s 11th-ranked basketball team has four freshmen starters, and none of them has fallen as far below expectations as Andrew Harrison...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 5,769 reads 23 comments

  4. Grading Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Offense in 2013-14

    There are plenty of ways to put points on the board in college basketball—from pounding the ball to a great post scorer to raining three-pointers—and the best offenses include them all...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 14,707 reads 10 comments

  5. Kentucky Basketball: 1 Way Each Wildcats Starter Must Improve

    Kentucky’s loss to Baylor on Friday night dropped the Wildcats to No. 11 in the national rankings and left no doubt that John Calipari’s team has plenty of problems to fix...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 3,114 reads 3 comments

  6. Ranking the Best Point Guards so Far in the 2013-14 NCAA Basketball Season

    Point guard is the most demanding position for an NCAA basketball star, and not just because of the balancing act of being a great scorer and a great passer...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 18,349 reads 50 comments

  7. Kentucky vs. Baylor: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    The No. 20 Baylor Bears rallied in the second half to take down the third-ranked Kentucky Wildcats, 67-62...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 9,777 reads 13 comments

  8. Kentucky Basketball: Why Andrew Harrison Is 'Cats' Biggest X-Factor vs. Baylor

    Much of the focus heading into Friday night’s Kentucky-Baylor basketball showdown will be on the frontcourts , and with good reason. But, as impressive as Willie Cauley -Stein vs...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 3,542 reads 1 comments

  9. College Basketball Freshman Power Rankings: Week 4 Edition

    With every week that goes by, college basketball’s hype-heavy freshman class is showing that all the accolades, while well-deserved, haven’t necessarily gone to the right places...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 20,580 reads 30 comments

  10. Kentucky Basketball: Blueprint for Wildcats to Correct 1st-Half Issues

    A solid 7-1 start for Kentucky basketball is hiding a major problem for the talent-rich Wildcats. A month into the season, John Calipari ’s team is still coming out of the ...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 2,478 reads 4 comments

  11. Ranking the Best College Basketball Teams Not in the AP Top 25

    The 2013-14 college basketball season isn’t yet 10 games old, but there have already been plenty of shakeups in the AP Top 25 rankings...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 16,225 reads 13 comments

  12. Kentucky Basketball: Early Scouting Reports for Top SEC Rivals

    Now that the Kentucky basketball season is underway, fans are getting a chance to see not only what the Wildcats are really made of, but also how their SEC competition is shaping up...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 10 months ago 4,469 reads 9 comments

  13. 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 10 months ago 4,600 reads 18 comments

  14. 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 10 months ago 7,581 reads 22 comments

  15. 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 10 months ago 16,324 reads 18 comments

  16. 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 10 months ago 17,193 reads 42 comments

  17. 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 10 months ago 8,761 reads 2 comments

  18. 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 10 months ago 6,306 reads 27 comments

  19. 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 10 months ago 13,694 reads 19 comments

  20. 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 10 months ago 5,864 reads 6 comments

  21. 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 10 months ago 23,051 reads 28 comments

  22. 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...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 11 months ago 2,956 reads 2 comments

  23. 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 11 months ago 18,828 reads 15 comments

  24. 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 11 months ago 10,095 reads 11 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 38,501 reads 95 comments