College Basketball Articles

Willie Cauley-Stein
Willie Cauley-Stein is a rarity for Kentucky under John Calipari — a seasoned junior with pro potential. Such a situation may not have occurred if not for an ankle injury in the Sweet 16 that ended Cauley-Stein’s NBA Draft hopes (and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Frank Kaminsky was an anonymous Wisconsin big man entering last season. The 7-foot junior had barely played his first two years in Madison, but he became a household name by the end of the season — when he helped lead the Badgers into the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 1 Kentucky begins 2014-15 where it started last season — at the top. Even though last...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 2 Wisconsin returns nearly every key player from a team that reached last year’s Final...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 3 Arizona enters the 2014-15 season as the established power in the Pac-12. It’s been a...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Rasheed Sulaimon
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 4 Duke reloads for another season with another highly touted freshman. This time, though, may...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Bill Self
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 5 Kansas won its 10th consecutive Big Ten title and managed to stay in the top 10 for most of...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Marcus Paige
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 6 North Carolina is looking to reclaim its status as a powerhouse program after two subpar...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Fred VanVleet
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 7 Wichita State keeps making history. The Shockers are two years removed from a Final Four, a...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The Washington Wizards broke out of prolonged mediocrity in 2013-14, surprising many with their first-round playoff dismissal of the Chicago Bulls, and subsequent hard-fought loss to the Indiana Pacers. Over the summer, they lost integral wingman...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Michael Frazier
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 8 Florida has every reason to believe it can pick up where it left off after reaching the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Fresh off an oustanding summer spent as part of Team USA’s dominant run through the FIBA World Cup in Spain, Kenneth Faried has just gotten paid — big time. The relentless power forward, who started next to Anthony Davis for the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Montrezl Harrell
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 9 Louisville will play under its fourth different conference banner under Rick Pitino when...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
John Calipari
Sorry to break it to fans outside of Lexington and Gainesville, but SEC basketball is a little stale. Kentucky and Florida have established a two-team power structure at the top of the league so close that the two teams have the same league...
David Fox
1 year ago
Javan Felix
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 10 Texas is a contender in the Big 12 and on the national stage again. Both prospects were...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Terran Petteway
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 11 Nebraska ended a 16-year NCAA Tournament drought last season, but the Cornhuskers return...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Darrun HIlliard
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 12 Villanova is built to win the Big East for a second consecutive season, something the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Steve Fisher
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 13 San Diego State is preparing for another run in the NCAA Tournament after reaching the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Sean Miller
The Pac-12 has reversed its fortunes among the major conferences, but there remains an area where the league is lagging. Remember, this is a league that is two years removed from sending only two teams to the NCAA Tournament, its regular...
David Fox
1 year ago
Branden Dawson
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 14 Michigan State is riding its longest Final Four drought under Tom Izzo, but don’t...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Fred Hoiberg
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 15 Iowa State has rebuilt itself into a national contender, and that shouldn’t be any...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Georges Niang
Georges Niang is hardly a household name among casual fans, but he has earned respect the hard way: by winning. Niang played in the shadow of Nerlens Noel and Wayne Selden in prep school but was part of an Iowa State trio a year ago — along...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tom Izzo
The Big Ten has taken its lumps during football season, but all that changes on the hardwood. Much of that is due to the coaches on the bench, a deep group of some of the nation’s best coaches that’s only getting better. Tom...
David Fox
1 year ago
Malcolm Brogdon
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 16 Virginia enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2013-14, sweeping the ACC regular season and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Askia Booker
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 17 Colorado is enjoying the best era of basketball in program history. Tad Boyle has led the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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