1. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Wildcats Release Non-Conference Schedule

    John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats have officially released their 2012-13 non-conference schedule. Marquee matchups include a bout with Maryland in New York City and a duel with Duke in the Georgia Dome...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 2,840 reads 30 comments

  2. Kentucky Basketball: Marquis Teague Falls into Perfect Backup Role with Bulls

    Marquis Teague had a rough beginning to his only season as a Kentucky Wildcat. His pedigree, coupled with the historic success of John Calipari-coached point guards, put him in a pressure-packed position from day one...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 2,175 reads 23 comments

  3. UCLA Basketball: How Will Shabazz's One-and-Done Season Affect Bruins Long-Term?

    Shabazz Muhammad is looking to bring UCLA back to the forefront of college basketball, and not just this season. Muhammad may be a one-and-done athlete, but his 2012-13 season has far-reaching implications...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 1,811 reads 6 comments

  4. College Basketball: One Guaranteed Bust for Every Top 25 Team

    Most fans' expectations are not realistic. Most think their team improved, or are at least holding out hope for a successful season. Some expectations, unfortunately, are unrealistic...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 7,910 reads 36 comments

  5. 5 Undrafted College Players Who Will Make an Impact in the NBA

    College stars don't always get drafted. The current trend, it seems, is for teams to draft foreign players; players with minimal risk and a high upside...

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  6. Kentucky Basketball: Anthony Davis, Darius Miller Are Perfect Fit in New Orleans

    Anthony Davis and Darius Miller have been teammates for a year and will be for the foreseeable future. The New Orleans Hornets selected Davis with the first pick and Miller with the 46th in the 2012 NBA draft...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 1,472 reads 15 comments

  7. College Basketball Rankings: Next Best 25 After the Top 25

    It's early, but ESPN has given us a revised Top 25 to critique and utilize. Here, we'll look at 25 teams that didn't make the cut for The Worldwide Leader In Sports, but are the "next best" 25 teams in college basketball...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 6,208 reads 8 comments

  8. SEC Basketball: How Many Teams Could Legitimately Make the NCAA Tournament?

    The SEC men's basketball summer teleconference on Monday, June 25 was a standard procedure between coaches and media during the offseason...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 1,063 reads 4 comments

  9. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Should John Calipari Utilize 'Twin Towers' Lineup?

    Willie Cauley-Stein isn't the most hyped recruit in the latest John Calipari recruiting class. His announcement came late on a Sunday night in October, not on national television...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 3,100 reads 19 comments

  10. College Basketball: Predicting One Breakout Star for Each Top 25 Team

    Every year, we see NCAA basketball players come out and impress teammates, coaches and fans. These are players that are primed for an increase in playing time and production...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 12,564 reads 27 comments

  11. Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Ranking John Calipari's Recruit Wish List

    Kentucky basketball never sleeps. Well, the coaches don't anyway. The best recruiting program in the country for the past three years is always making news for new scholarship offers or new players enticed to play in Lexington...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 5,734 reads 7 comments

  12. College Basketball: 10 Hidden Gems for the 2012-13 Season

    Kyle O'Quinn. D.J. Cooper. C.J. McCollum. Names that you probably didn't hear until the 2012 NCAA tournament last year. All three are stars at their respective colleges and are capable of playing with the big boys...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 4,956 reads 12 comments

  13. Kentucky Recruiting: How Much Hope Is John Calipari Placing in the 2013 Class?

    In Cal we trust. The motto of the Big Blue Nation is often referred to when head coach John Calipari makes a questionable recruiting decision...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 2,777 reads 1 comments

  14. Kentucky Basketball: Is John Calipari the Most Hated Figure in the Game?

    What comes to mind when you think of John Calipari ? Chances are, those thoughts are negative if your favorite college basketball team isn't the University of Kentucky. And, outside of the Bluegrass state, Calipari's name becomes mired in resentment...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 4,010 reads 27 comments

  15. SEC Basketball: Power Ranking Dark Horses in the Conference for 2012-13

    Dark horse candidates are always fun to predict. We know Florida and Kentucky will finish near the top of the Southeastern Conference next season...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 13,670 reads 15 comments

  16. College Basketball: Biggest Sleeper in Every Conference Heading into 2012-13

    Sleepers are teams that very few college hoops fans expect to win their conference, and they go out and do just that...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 1,506 reads 6 comments

  17. Kentucky Basketball: Pros and Cons of Every Wildcats Commit

    Five players make up the class of 2012 for the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team. All five bring key attributes to John Calipari 's roster, but they all have weaknesses too. Calipari has meticulously put together this roster...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 3,808 reads 7 comments

  18. Kentucky Basketball: Wildcats' Biggest Red Flags Heading into 2012-13 Season

    The 2012-13 Kentucky Wildcats are surrounded with questions. The hype, as it always is in Lexington, is through the roof. John Calipari has another stacked recruiting class, but there are still red flags surrounding this youthful group...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 4,572 reads 4 comments

  19. 8 College Basketball Coaches Facing Make-or-Break Seasons in 2012-13

    The hot seat. Every fan knows the term, every coach looks to avoid any association with the word. Coaches that find themselves on the "hot seat" are faced with enormous amounts of pressure to succeed...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 1,898 reads 2 comments

  20. Kentucky Recruiting: Tony Trocha Could Be Latest Addition to 2012 Class

    Tony Trocha, a Colombian power forward, is reportedly the newest high school prospect to earn a scholarship from the University of Kentucky...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 9,796 reads 27 comments

  21. Kentucky Basketball: Projecting Kentucky's Starting Lineup for Next Season

    John Calipari 's coaching style makes projecting a starting lineup simple. He's most comfortable with six- or seven-man rotations, and the lack of depth in 2012-13 makes my job that much easier...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 13,025 reads 36 comments

  22. Kentucky Basketball: Who Will Be Kentucky's Go-to Guy on Offense in 2012-13?

    The Kentucky Wildcats will retain exactly 6.3 points per game from their 2012 championship squad. That means a whopping 91.9 percent of the scoring that made the Wildcats so formidable on offense this past season has been lost...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 4,009 reads 19 comments

  23. Kentucky Wildcats Baskteball: Transfer Julius Mays Chooses Kentucky

    In what has been a very up-and-down offseason, John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats have their newest addition to their 2012-13 squad...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 11,687 reads 19 comments

  24. College Basketball: The Top 15 True Point Guards in 2012-13

    True point guards are a treat to watch. They don't "wow" you in the traditional scoring way, but they impact the game just the same. A "true" point guard is a facilitator—they set up the offense and make plays for teammates...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 834 reads 29 comments

  25. College Basketball Recruiting: Anthony Bennett Down to Three Schools

    Earlier this month, the suitors for Anthony Bennett included Florida, Kentucky, Oregon and UNLV. Just last month, Florida was thought to be the front-runner for the highest-ranked recruit yet to sign...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about over 2 years ago 5,819 reads 19 comments