1. 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 9 months ago 20,562 reads 30 comments

  2. 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 9 months ago 2,468 reads 4 comments

  3. 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 9 months ago 16,209 reads 13 comments

  4. 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 9 months ago 4,454 reads 9 comments

  5. 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 9 months ago 4,592 reads 18 comments

  6. 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 9 months ago 7,531 reads 22 comments

  7. 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 9 months ago 16,289 reads 18 comments

  8. 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 9 months ago 17,151 reads 42 comments

  9. 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 9 months ago 8,752 reads 2 comments

  10. 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 9 months ago 6,281 reads 27 comments

  11. 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 9 months ago 13,690 reads 19 comments

  12. 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 9 months ago 5,813 reads 6 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 23,034 reads 28 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 2,941 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 10 months ago 18,821 reads 15 comments

  16. 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 10 months ago 10,036 reads 11 comments

  17. 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 10 months ago 38,253 reads 95 comments

  18. 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 10 months ago 2,601 reads 2 comments

  19. 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 10 months ago 10,952 reads 7 comments

  20. 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 10 months ago 104,743 reads 122 comments

  21. 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 10 months ago 5,892 reads 13 comments

  22. 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 10 months ago 3,576 reads 5 comments

  23. 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 10 months ago 5,166 reads 10 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 5,937 reads 9 comments

  25. 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 10 months ago 36,714 reads 50 comments