College Basketball Articles

Battle 4 Atlantis Facts and FiguresSite: Paradise Island, BahamasTV: NBC Sports NetworkChampionship game: Saturday, 9:30 p.m.First-round gamesVillanova vs. USC (1 p.m.)Kansas vs. Wake Forest (3:30 p.m.)Xavier vs. Iowa (7 p.m.)Tennessee vs. UTEP (9:...
David Fox
1 year ago
Jabari Parker
In the last week, Duke all but wrapped up the No. 1 signing class for 2014 by adding Justise Winslow (the No. 11 recruit in the nation) to a class that already included center Jahlil Okafor (No. 1) and point guard Tyus Jones (No. 5).Duke fans, no...
David Fox
1 year ago
Star power will not be lacking in college basketball this season. The star-studded freshman class and the return of Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Russ Smith and so on made that clear in the preseason.The first two-plus weeks of the season only...
David Fox
1 year ago
If Tuesday’s Champions Classic proved anything, it’s that the 2013-14 season is going to be a year for freshmen.Not since the Kevin Durant/Greg Oden season in 2006-07 have so many great freshmen on top teams has college basketball seen...
David Fox
1 year ago
Lakers guard Xavier Henry threw down a monstrous dunk over Pelicans rookie center Jeff Withey at the Staples Center on Tuesday. It was a thing of beauty.  
Rich McVey
1 year ago
The convenient storyline of Kentucky’s matchup against Michigan State will be one of raw talent vs. college experience.Kentucky started four freshmen in two games this season from a group that’s expected to challenge for the national...
David Fox
1 year ago
A star freshman. A sophomore expected to take the next step. A transfer at forward expected to play a major role. And all of it expected to come together for a national championship run.Duke and Kansas aren’t exactly mirror images, except in...
David Fox
1 year ago
Although basketball season started Friday, tonight will mark the unofficial start of 2013-14.ESPN will begin its 24-hour tip-off marathon at 11 p.m. Eastern when BYU visits Stanford with a handful of juicy matchups culminating in the marquee games...
David Fox
1 year ago
Like most hardcore college basketball fans, those of us around the Athlon Sports office like to contrast and compare.Sure, we have strong feelings about our top 25 and league picks — and we hope we’re right — but we like picking...
David Fox
1 year ago
Adreian Payne
Let’s get this out of the way: College basketball’s opening day is a dud. It doesn’t have the pageantry of baseball or the pent-up anticipation for football. For the most part, the matchups are lackluster. Not even every team...
David Fox
1 year ago
It’s difficult enough to build a bracket in mid-March when conference tournaments are starting, the RPI is available and strength of schedule is established.That won’t stop Athlon from taking an attempt to build the bracket in November...
David Fox
1 year ago
This Q&A and more on Louisville and the American Athletic Conference are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Louisville’s Russ Smith was...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This preview and more on Kentucky and the SEC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 1 Kentucky Facts & FiguresLast season: 21-12 (12-6...
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1 year ago
Luke Hancock
This preview and more on Louisville and the AAC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 2 Louisville Facts & FiguresLast season: 35-5 (14-4...
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1 year ago
Rasheed Sulaimon
This preview and more on Duke and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 3 Duke Facts & FiguresLast season: 30-6 (14-4 ACC)...
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1 year ago
This preview and more on Michigan State and the Big Ten are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 4 Michigan State Facts & FiguresLast season...
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1 year ago
Andrew Wiggins
This preview and more on Kansas and the Big 12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 5 Kansas Facts & FiguresLast season: 31-6 (14-4 Big...
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1 year ago
Patric Young
This preview and more on Florida and the SEC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 7 Florida Facts & FiguresLast season: 29-8 (14-4 SEC)...
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1 year ago
Nick Johnson
This preview and more on Arizona and the Pac-12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 6 Arizona Facts & FiguresLast season: 27-8 (12-6...
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1 year ago
This preview and more on Oklahoma State and the Big 12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 8 Oklahoma State Facts & FiguresLast season...
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1 year ago
This Q&A and more on Oklahoma State and the Big 12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Marcus Smart stunned the basketball world when he...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
As much as their fans don't want to admit it, the two basketball powers of the Commonwealth have more in common than the last two national championships. Probably too much for comfort.When Louisville claimed the 2013 national championship, the...
David Fox
1 year ago
This preview and more on Syracuse and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 9 Syracuse Facts & FiguresLast season: 30-10 (11-7...
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1 year ago
This preview and more on Michigan and the Big Ten are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 12 Michigan Facts & FiguresLast season: 31-8 (12-...
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1 year ago
This preview and more on North Carolina and the ACC are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 10 North Carolina Facts & FiguresLast season:...
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