College Basketball Articles

Louisville announced a self-impose ban from the ACC and NCAA tournaments for 2016. Official: No ACC Tournament or NCAA Tournament for Louisville in 2016.— Mike Rutherford (@CardChronicle) February 5, 2016 The NCAA is investigating a...
Jasmine Watkins
3 days ago
Shooting free throws is tough. Add in a svelte, 18-time Olympic gold medal winner in his Speedo breaking your concentration and it would be pretty much impossible to hit one. That's exactly what happened when Michael Phelps attended...
Jasmine Watkins
1 week ago
It's always a special moment when a walk-on gets a scholarship. LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones decided to surprise junior guard Henry Shortess with a scholarship as a token of appreciation for all the hard work he's put in. The best...
Jasmine Watkins
2 weeks ago
If you're upset with a call or no-call, don't trip a referee. Seems like common sense but evidently not. In Oregon State's game against Utah, Jarmal Reid was visibly upset after he was tripped up but didn't get a foul called....
Jasmine Watkins
3 weeks ago
Thanksgiving hasn’t been the same since the Texas A&M and Missouri started hanging out with the SEC. Or since West Virginia and Pitt started rolling with the Big 12 and ACC, respectively. Conference realignment ended a handful of...
David Fox
2 months ago
Thanksgiving hasn’t been the same since the Texas A&M and Missouri started hanging out with the SEC. Or since West Virginia and Pitt started rolling with the Big 12 and ACC, respectively. Conference realignment ended a handful of...
David Fox
2 months ago
April 6, 2015. Mike Krzyzewski was standing among his players on the floor of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, listening to the initial notes of “One Shining Moment.” His Duke team had just completed a five-point win over Wisconsin to...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Teddy Bridgewater
As we look ahead to Week 10, we have another full slate of fantasy-relevant injuries. Four teams are on bye, but there are still plenty of players battling a variety of injuries. Below you won’t find the names of any...
Sarah Lewis
2 months ago
Tyler Ulis may be the most unique player John Calipari has coached in the last decade at Kentucky or Memphis. Since Derrick Rose in 2005-06, Calipari point guards for the most part have been big and physical — and one and done. In 2015-16,...
David Fox
2 months ago
Ben Simmons is the top-ranked freshman in the country and the most heralded recruit to land in Baton Rouge since Shaquille O’Neal. The 6'10", 225-pound Aussie arrives at LSU having lost only one game in high school during the past...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Nigel Hayes
During his first two seasons at Wisconsin, Nigel Hayes often chose to deflect any attention sent his way. That wasn’t always the case, of course, as Hayes’ fascination with NCAA Tournament stenographers last spring was a hit with fans...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
For fans who checked into college basketball last season just in time for March Madness, the sport appeared to be in pretty good shape. Three of the four regional finals were decided by single digits, as were two of the three games at the...
David Fox
2 months ago
Charles Mann
Georgia finds itself in new, but positive, territory this year: coming off a good year, and expecting another one. In the program’s recent past, any positive momentum has been derailed by players leaving early for the NBA (Kentavious...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Athlon Sports would be the first to tell you to sit back and enjoy the college basketball regular season from start to finish. But let’s face it: The big prize — the only prize, it seems — is the NCAA Tournament. And that...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
A second-generation Georgetown fan, Kevin Rieffel has been watching Hoyas basketball for his entire life even though he grew up in Philadelphia. In the days before ESPN2 was in every house, he and his father would drive to sports bars as far...
David Fox
3 months ago
Preseason predictions are an inexact science, particularly in college basketball. Stars leave. Coaches change. Players develop. That’s always been the case. Now, impact freshmen and transfers have proven to be gamechangers. Teams can...
David Fox
3 months ago
Jordan Loveridge
Larry Krystkowiak will never say that the Utah Utes have arrived. They climbed from the depths of a six-win season in his first year as Utah’s coach to the Sweet 16 in his fourth year, but Krystkowiak wants more. Rather than viewing an NCAA...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
There’s a renewed optimism around Oregon State basketball, and for good reason. The Beavers, who were picked to finish a distant last in the 2014-15 Pac-12 preseason poll, became one of the game’s feel-good stories during Wayne Tinkle...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Bryce Alford
This is UCLA, and as Steve Alford enters his third season at the helm of the program with 11 NCAA championships, the pressure is on to move past the Sweet 16 following consecutive regional semifinal appearances. As the Bruins aim higher...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
The Oregon basketball program has been identified by two things during the tenure of head coach Dana Altman — roster turnover and winning. The first trend has continued as the 2015-16 season approaches, but the Ducks are confident that the...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Tyrone Wallace
A year after sitting home for college basketball’s postseason, the Golden Bears have other ideas about this season. “I think we could be really good,” senior point guard Tyrone Wallace says. “I like the guys we have...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Kaleb Tarczewski
Arizona doesn’t expect to regress much, if any, from the Pac-12 championship team that went 34–4 and reached the Elite Eight for the third time in five years. Sean Miller’s roster management skills have been seriously tested with...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Sean Miller
The Pac-12’s plan for growth took another step forward last season. Utah ran neck and neck with Arizona for most of the season, giving the league two teams with potential to advance deep into the NCAA Tournament. Oregon continued to be...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Just as one of the American Athletic Conference’s banner programs prepares for a comeback year, another will be relegated to playing the role of spoiler. Competitive balance has been a problem through two seasons of the AAC, but the 2015...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Forget about putting on a poker face. Coach Kevin Ollie is quick to reveal his hand when talking about his 2015-16 Huskies. “This group is very, very talented,” Ollie says. UConn returns all but three players and adds two...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago

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