1. Elite Big Men Are All That Remain for Kentucky Wildcats in 2013 "Super Class"

    October has been one of the most successful months in recruiting history for the Kentucky Wildcats. Four recruits, all four- or five-stars, verbally committed to playing for John Calipari for the 2013-14 season and beyond...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,905 reads 6 comments

  2. College Basketball: 5 Coaches Who Have Got the Most Work to Do This Year

    Coaches build their reputation on expectations. Reaching and surpassing expectations keeps a coach in the good graces of his supporters and his boss. The hot seat awaits coaches that fail to reach expectations...

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  3. Kentucky Basketball: Top 10 Games to Watch in the 2012-13 Season

    There are 26 teams that will play the Kentucky Wildcats in the 2012-13 regular season. All 26 want to boast that they were able to take down the defending national champions. Not all will be successful...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 2,986 reads 15 comments

  4. Kentucky Wildcats Land 5-Star SG James Young

    Lock it up. James Young will be a Kentucky Wildcat. Young announced his decision just one week after the Harrison twins picked Kentucky, according to Ben Roberts of Kentucky.com...

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  5. College Basketball Recruiting: James Young to Make His College Decision Oct. 11

    Paul Biancardi of ESPN reported today that five-star shooting guard James Young will make his collegiate choice on Oct. 11, just one week after Aaron and Andrew Harrison made their announcement...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 3,049 reads 17 comments

  6. Kentucky Basketball: What a Marcus Lee Commitment Would Mean for the Wildcats

    If you are a Kentucky fan, you should know the name Marcus Lee. He isn't the most highly touted recruit attending Big Blue Madness, but he may be the next Wildcat commitment in the 2013 class...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 6,127 reads 12 comments

  7. Kentucky Basketball: Predicting the Next Wave of Wildcat Stars

    John Calipari has coached scores of stars during his three years at the University of Kentucky. It's sad to see these studs leave Lexington, but their departure opens the door for the next in line...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 6,514 reads 41 comments

  8. College Basketball Recruiting: Jabari Parker Cuts List to 5

    Less than a week after top five recruit Julius Randle trimmed his list to six, top recruit Jabari Parker has cut his list to five schools: BYU, Duke, Florida, Michigan State and Stanford...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 3,269 reads 10 comments

  9. Predicting the Next Wave of Michigan State Basketball Stars

    Michigan State fans have heard some form of the following statement too many times: Draymond Green will be tough to replace. But if you know Tom Izzo , you know he has the next set of Michigan State stars lined up...

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  10. Harrison Twins Decision: Twins Select University of Kentucky

    BREAKING: TWINS PICK KENTUCKY Never doubt John Calipari . Maryland failed to protect their house, and Kentucky solidified their stance near the top of college basketball for another year...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 9,055 reads 13 comments

  11. College Basketball Recruiting: Julius Randle Trims List to Six

    Julius Randle, Rivals ' No. 1 high school basketball player in the class of 2013, has trimmed his list to six schools—Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina State, Oklahoma and Texas...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 9,701 reads 17 comments

  12. Michigan State Basketball: Which Players Have a Chance to Go Pro in 2013?

    Last year, Tom Izzo had a fruitful season with Michigan State. He won Big Ten coach of the year. He took a team that was unranked in preseason polls and coached them to a No. 7 ranking to end the year...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,142 reads 7 comments

  13. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Which Players Have a Chance to Go Pro in 2013?

    The upcoming college basketball season will be nothing like its predecessor. Just look at the Kentucky Wildcats: There will be five new faces in Lexington next year. But the 2012-13 Wildcats have something in common with the 2012 national champions...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,993 reads 23 comments

  14. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: Harrison Twins Will Attend Big Blue Madness

    The best news of the day for Big Blue Nation comes from Josh Gershon of Scout.com. He reported earlier today that Aaron and Andrew Harrison plan to attend Big Blue Madness on Oct...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 8,702 reads 12 comments

  15. College Basketball: 5 Hottest Prospects to Pay Attention to This Season

    The recruiting trail is heating up. In-home visits are now a common occurrence. Top high school prospects are cutting their lists, making official visits and making commitments...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 3,044 reads 6 comments

  16. Michigan State Basketball: How Losing Kenny Kaminski Changes Tom Izzo's Rotation

    Kenny Kaminski will likely redshirt next season due to a "torn labrum in his right shoulder." Depth has always played an important role for head coach Tom Izzo , and Michigan State still has plenty of time to create a strong rotation...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 581 reads 4 comments

  17. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: What Will the Offense Look Like in 2012-13?

    Kentucky basketball teams thrive on creating mismatches. John Calipari runs an offense that is based on exploiting differences in size, speed and athleticism. Expect more of the same in 2012-13 for the defending champs...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,990 reads 6 comments

  18. MSU Basketball: Why Gary Harris Will Live Up to the Hype in East Lansing

    There's a unique buzz surrounding Gary Harris. He is the highest-ranked player in the 2012 class for Michigan State, and with an ESPN rating of 97, he grades out to be the best prospect to come to East Lansing since Kalin Lucas in 2007...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,229 reads 9 comments

  19. Kentucky Basketball: Update on the Class of 2013 Targets, Offers and Commitments

    It has been a busy summer for John Calipari . Between high school basketball tournaments, in-home visits, coaching two teams and continuing his philanthropy in the Bluegrass State, ...

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  20. Michigan State Basketball: 3 Players Who Will Play Larger Roles for the Spartans

    Draymond Green is gone, but there are many Michigan State players who can fill his shoes. Tom Izzo has a team that is deep, talented and experienced. Every player will be given the chance to "step up...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 2,029 reads 1 comments

  21. CBB Recruiting: Explaining Why Julius Randle Fell in Scout, ESPN Rankings

    Julius Randle was one of the most dominating players during the 2012 summer recruiting period. He was, without question, the second-best player at the Nike Peach Jam. He won the Elite 24 dunk contest and was one of four MVP's for the game...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 313 reads 5 comments

  22. Kentucky Basketball: Stat Predictions for Each Wildcat Player in 2012-13

    The 2012-13 Kentucky Wildcats have no template for the upcoming season. They are looking to forge their own path in college basketball next year...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,914 reads 15 comments

  23. Kentucky Wildcats Basketball: John Calipari's Ideal 2013 Recruiting Class

    In the past three years, John Calipari has scored better recruits than any other college coach in the country. His dominance on the recruiting trail keeps Kentucky fans confident that each recruiting class will be one of the best in the nation...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 4,405 reads 7 comments

  24. Michigan State Basketball: Tom Izzo's Ideal 2013 Recruiting Class

    The Michigan State Spartans have offered scholarships to a grand total of four players in the 2013 recruiting class: Jabari Parker, James Young, Demetrius Jackson and Johnathan Williams III...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 8,046 reads 0 comments

  25. Maryland Basketball: Xavier Transfer Dez Wells Will Be a Terp

    Dez Wells has spoken. He tweeted his decision to attend the University of Maryland this fall, and should appeal for immediate eligibility...

    Matt Overing Written by Matt Overing about almost 2 years ago 1,530 reads 10 comments