College Basketball Articles

During yesterday's game against UNLV, Wyoming guard Josh Adams supplied some serious excitement with a sweet double-clutch dunk. Unfortunately, Wyoming lost. But that doesn't diminish the sophomore's athletic slam that keeps us fired up...
Rich McVey
1 year ago
The Madness is upon us. March is here and the NCAA tournament is less than a week away from tipping off. And with the Oscar’s recently concluding, I thought I would have a little bit of fun at some basketball coach’s expense. Elite...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Tom Crean
Three weeks ago, Athlon Sports profiled the the top contenders for coach of the year in every league. This is not that story.For every yin there’s a yang, and these are what we’re going to call the Not Coach of the Year for every major...
David Fox
1 year ago
The NCAA Tournament is about to tip off. And while only one person will win your office bracket pick 'em pool — probably the girl who makes her picks based on colors, mascots and hot dude-bros, not the nerd alert with KenPom.com...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
College basketball, especially this time of year, is all about mismatches.In general, that means a power forward with quickness or a big guy who can step out to take a 3.With 351 teams in college basketball, the sample size leads to size mismatches...
David Fox
1 year ago
Bill Self
One of the nation’s best freshmen with a bright future and national title contending team received season-altering news this week when center Joel Embiid sustained a stress fracture in his back.At first, Embiid was held out of the last two...
David Fox
1 year ago
Dana Altman
Conference tournament time is back, serving as a reminder that essentially any team has a chance to play for a national championship in college basketball.Of course, that’s not realistic, but for most of the teams in the country starting last...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Fred Hoiberg
Picking No. 1 seeds is no fun. It’s not fun on your NCAA bracket and certainly not fun in the conference tournaments.Not to mention it’s statistically impossible for all No. 1 seeds to advance all the way to a tournament championship....
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Chasson Randle
The NCAA selection committee likes to remind us that a team’s entire body of work is being judged on Selection Sunday.Why, then, does it seem that last impressions matter every season?The conference tournaments give every team another chance...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jordan McCrae
A good rule of thumb for anyone filling out bracket is to ask one simple question: How many consecutive games against good teams can this team win right now?Nearly every team in the field will have proven at some point in the year, even if it was...
David Fox
1 year ago
Roy Devyn Marble
As of today, the next two losses will be any team's last losses of the season.With conference tournaments starting this week, no team can afford any kind of cold streak.The following teams, though, need to hit the reset button in the worst way...
David Fox
1 year ago
For any fan just getting into college basketball in time for championship week and office pools: What took you so long?You have some catching up to do. By waiting until the final weeks, you’ve missed a historic season. Certainly, every season...
David Fox
1 year ago
T.J. Warren
NC State isn’t where it wants to be this season, but at least with T.J. Warren, the Wolfpack are appointment viewing.The sophomore showed why NC State could be considered a sleeper in the ACC Tournament with a pair of 40-point games this week...
David Fox
1 year ago
Doug McDermott
Whether the achievements were fully expected, almost routine, or a true surprise, college basketball gave us some of the best of the sport during the weekend.Even though Doug McDermott hit a career milestone, Wichita State continued its unbeaten...
David Fox
1 year ago
From the NCAA conference touranments to Selection Sunday to the Championship game, here are the key dates for 2014 March Madness:Conference championship gamesSaturday, March 8: Ohio ValleySunday, March 9: Atlantic Sun, Big South, Missouri...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tim Miles
Fifteen Senior Nights have come and gone in Lincoln without a group of veterans continuing their seasons in the NCAA Tournament.That could change Sunday against Wisconsin.The Cornhuskers have been one of the surprise teams in the country, assured...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jabari Brown
By the end of the weekend, at least three automatic bids will be sealed with championship games in the Missouri Valley, Ohio Valley and Atlantic Sun.Elsewhere, at-large teams are trying to make their final statements before their own conference...
David Fox
1 year ago
Marcus Paige
The ACC Tournament starts next week, and the league seems to have fewer questions than ever at the top.Will Syracuse pull out of its scoring slump in time? Should we believe in Virginia to make a run? Can North Carolina be trusted in a bracket? And...
David Fox
1 year ago
Casey Prather
Billy Donovan doesn’t want his team to get too caught up in the past. Meanwhile, John Calipari wants his team to spend plenty of time thinking about the past.As Florida chases perfection in the SEC, Donovan doesn’t want his team to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Nick Johnson
First off, congratulations to all the teams on the following list. Each of the 13 teams on the list below looks like a team that could win the national title.Now that we're finished with the formalities, Athlon Sports is going pick out each...
David Fox
1 year ago
Spike Albrecht
Becoming a March Madness hero has its perks.For example, can you pronounce Farokhmanesh? Have you ever had such a hot hand you thought you might try courting Kate Upton in front of the entire world?That's what it's like for three weeks...
David Fox
1 year ago
Marshall Henderson
Beware of bid thieves.For weeks, basketball fans been watching the NCAA Tournament bubble, hoping their teams can win the games they should and maybe score an upset or two.But an NCAA Tournament bid isn’t always in the hands of the bubble...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ray Gallegos
Crunch time is here.Conference tournaments are starting this week in 13 league. But with most of those tournaments featuring a winner-take-all for an NCAA bid, the bubble watch is taking place in the final week of the regular season for the major...
David Fox
1 year ago
John Calipari
Kentucky entered the season hoping to be in rare company. The idea of the top recruiting class in the history of college basketball challenging 40-0 always seemed far fetched.But at the start of the season Kentucky certainly appeared much closer to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Billy Donovan
While many teams are fighting for a spot in the NCAA Tournament from the bubble, another key part of the bracket is still being determined.A No. 1 seed carries with it not just prestige, but also a decisive advantage history wise to advance to the...
David Fox
1 year ago

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