College Basketball Articles

If Kentucky and Duke meet in the Final Four or the national championship game this season, the matchup will be between a pair of coaches who have met only twice in their illustrious careers and never in the postseason. It will also be between...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jim Boeheim
Syracuse basketball will never be the same. The NCAA committee on infractions hammered Syracuse on Friday, suspending coach Jim Boeheim for nine ACC games next season and restricting scholarships for widespread violations regarding academics...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jahlil Okafor
So much for the “Year of Readiness.” As major conference commissioners float the idea of ending freshman eligibility — an idea deemed obsolete in the 1970s — freshmen are continuing to dominate the college...
David Fox
1 year ago
Gabe York
 Every team that makes a run in the NCAA Tournament needs a role player to become the hero for a game or two. For 2014 national champion Connecticut, it was DeAndre Daniels. The forward was a solid player entering the tournament, but he...
David Fox
1 year ago
Rick Barnes
Other than which player will line up under center for Charlie Strong’s football team in the season opener against Notre Dame on September 5th, there isn’t a hotter topic in Austin than the future of the Texas Longhorns’ basketball...
Aaron Carrara
1 year ago
Every team has a weakness. Even Kentucky. Winning and losing in the NCAA Tournament is almost always about the matchups. A bad draw or a little bad luck in the first weekend of the Tournament can turn a potential championship season into a...
David Fox
1 year ago
Juwan Staten BlueGoldSports.com
As the regular season comes to an end West Virginia currently sits in a three-way for third place in the Big 12 with two games remaining. The two-game gap between the Mountaineers and Kansas means WVU still has a shot a share of the Big 12 regular...
Jeremy Simon
1 year ago
Forget the question of why isn’t Cliff Alexander playing for Kansas. Now, the quesiton why isn’t Cliff Alexander available at all. The Jayhawks’ freshman forward will not play Saturday against Texas due to what Kansas...
David Fox
1 year ago
Rick Pitino
Louisville’s other starting guard seems determined not to let the abrupt dismissal of Chris Jones damage the Cardinals’ season.  Sophomore Terry Rozier saved Louisville from a bad loss to Georgia Tech when he had 22 points on...
David Fox
1 year ago
Mike Anderson
No question, SEC basketball is better than it has been in a number of years. The league should send its most teams to the NCAA Tournament since 2011, including the presumptive No. 1 overall seed in Kentucky. The question, though, is if...
David Fox
1 year ago
Kevin Stallings
No one is innocent in the latest edition of the Vanderbilt-Tennessee in-state rivalry. Not Kevin Stallings. Not Wade Baldwin. Not the Vols coaching staff. And especially not the media. Here is the incident in question after Vanderbilt...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Selection Sunday may yet be a dramatic day for NC State. Yet if and when the Wolfpack get into the field, NC State may be one of the most dangerous teams in the bottom half of the bracket. A team that lacked back-to-back wins for more than two...
David Fox
1 year ago
Kansas Jayhawks
If you hate court storming, you are labeled as a grumpy old person who wants to rip the joy from the youth of America. If you love court storming, you have a blatant disregard for human safety and probably don’t understand that actions...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Testudo
Flash mobs are still a thing, especially at Maryland. For the third consecutive year, the Terrapins student section executed a flash mob during a big game, this time near halftime of last night’s upset against Wisconsin. Pull off...
David Fox
1 year ago
The first conference tournament game begins a week from Tuesday. Crazy, right? The college basketball season is entering its final stretch with teams trying to seal NCAA bids, clinch top seeds or find something resembling momentum...
David Fox
1 year ago
Building a consistent winner in one college sport is tough enough. Building two in the most high-profile sports? That’s something special. Only so many programs can contend for both college football and college basketball...
David Fox
1 year ago
Nebraska basketball will wear throwbacks to the 1954-55 team for Sunday’s game against Iowa. The replicas are designed to commemorate the 60th anniversary of coach Jerry Bush’s first Cornhuskers team during Legends Weekend. Stan...
David Fox
1 year ago
In North Carolina’s first home game since the passing of legendary coach Dean Smith, the Tar Heels ran a fitting tribute to the man whose name graces the arena. The Tar Heels ran Smith’s famous Four Corners offense on their first...
David Fox
1 year ago
Recent years have brought an influx of impact football coaches into the Pac-12 — Rich Rodriguez, Todd Graham and Jim L. Mora have all taken their schools to new heights. Mark Helfrich and David Shaw picked up where their predecessors...
David Fox
1 year ago
Urban Meyer
For several years, the Big Ten has had a roster of basketball coaches that could rival only the ACC. Now, the league is working to make sure its roster of football coaches rivals only the SEC. Names like Tom Izzo, Bo Ryan, John Beilein...
David Fox
1 year ago
Step back five years and the list of football-basketball coaching tandems in the ACC looks pretty crazy. That Mike Krzyzewski is the basketball representative at Duke probably makes sense, but what about the Blue Devils having a successful...
David Fox
1 year ago
Justise Winslow
It’s not just you: The Duke-North Carolina rivalry is played a little later these days. The two Tobacco Road foes meet for the first time on Feb. 18 this season. Last year, they didn’t meet for the first time until Feb. 20. Compare...
David Fox
1 year ago
Seton Hall suspended guard Sterling Gibbs for two games for throwing a punch at Villanova’s Ryan Arcidiacono while fighting for a loose ball during the Wildcats’ 80-54 win Monday. Gibbs was ejected for a flagrant foul for the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bruce Pearl
The SEC in general is regarded as the nation’s most football-mad conference. That much is true, but no longer is that coming at the expense of basketball. Football coaches in the league generally will have among the highest salaries in...
David Fox
1 year ago
Michigan freshman basketball player Austin Hatch will receive the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Most Courageous Award for 2015 for his perseverance in the face of unthinkable adversity. If you haven’t heard about Hatch’s...
David Fox
1 year ago

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