College Basketball Articles

Now that the calendar has turned to March, fans of bubble teams may be refreshing web sites of their favorite bracketologists. As college basketball’s regular season and conference tournament season nears a close, Athlon Sports will keep you...
David Fox
1 year ago
Gonzaga will hope this isn’t the last time for firsts. Mark Few’s team earned its first No. 1 ranking in the Associated Press poll this week, and the Athlon Sports power rankings will follow suit with the Bulldogs atop our weekly basketball...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Indiana has a problem most teams would love to have. Hoosiers fans could start a lively debate trying to pick IU’s most valuable player in 2012-13. On the one hand, Cody Zeller was the nation’s pick for preseason player of the year. He’s...
David Fox
1 year ago
Now that the calendar has turned to March, fans of bubble teams may be refreshing web sites of their favorite bracketologists. As college basketball’s regular season and conference tournament season nears a close, Athlon Sports will keep you...
David Fox
1 year ago
Welcome to March. College basketball’s best month has arrived, and, boy, did it deliver immediate dividends. The first full slate of games in March brought a classic individual performance — one for the ages, Mike Krzyzewski called it — and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Now that the calendar has turned to March, fans of bubble teams may be refreshing web sites of their favorite bracketologists. As college basketball’s regular season and conference tournament season nears a close, Athlon Sports will keep you...
David Fox
1 year ago
In a college basketball season marked by uncertainty, determining the nation’s top players at any position is a tall task. That starts at point guard. At midseason, we picked Trey Burke, Phil Pressey and Michael Carter-Williams as All-America...
David Fox
1 year ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for March 1. • Rory McIlroy withdrew from the Honda Classic today after chopping up the first eight holes (Nike hardest hit). At least Rory has girlfriend Caroline...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
Selection Sunday is just a few weeks away, and the picture for who’s in and who’s out of the NCAA Tournament is becoming more clear. In general, most of the 68 spots are fairly certain. Of the 32 conferences, we’ve tabbed 20 as being one-bid...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
For most of the season, the college basketball power rankings have been fairly consistent at the top: Two or three teams from the Big Ten, a team or two from the state of Florida, maybe Duke and/or Kansas every now and then. Some of those...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
These days, it takes a special effort to defeat Syracuse or Colorado State on their home courts. The Orange and the Rams have owned their arenas, with home winning streaks of 38 and 27 games, respectively. Both of those streaks ended Saturday...
David Fox
1 year ago
A casualty of conference realignment will be a boon for the turnstiles at the Carrier Dome. With Syracuse off to the ACC next season, Saturday’s matchup will be the second-to-last regular-season meeting in a a storied Big East rivalry between...
David Fox
1 year ago
For all of last week and into this week, Athlon Sports ranked football and men’s basketball coaching tandems in the power conferences. It’s a tall task recognizing excellence in both major college sports, but the top of our list, for the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Selection Sunday is less than a month away, and the picture for who’s in and who’s out of the NCAA Tournament is becoming more clear. In general, most of the 68 spots are fairly certain. Of the 32 conferences, we’ve tabbed 20 as being one-bid...
David Fox
1 year ago
Like just about everything else this college basketball season, the National Freshman of the Year race is a bit of a mess. A week ago, Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel could have been considered a frontrunner, not only for the top freshman, but also...
David Fox
1 year ago
A wild college basketball season has an eventful week ahead of it. Entering Tuesday, 11 conferences had ties atop their leagues -- either outright ties or teams tied in the wins or losses column. And these aren’t obscure conferences either:...
David Fox
1 year ago
Another week, another Big Ten showdown with national implications. With a five-game win streak including last week’s 75-52 rout of Michigan, Michigan State has gone from sneaky Final Four contender to potential No. 1 seed. The Spartans, who...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
A handful of players hit multiple milestones this week, but they weren’t necessarily the most notable numbers of the week. Creighton’s National Player of the Year contender Doug McDermott reached the 2,000-point mark, Kansas’ Jeff Withey...
David Fox
1 year ago
If the Big 12 goes through Kansas, the Oklahoma schools might be in good shape. A three-game losing streak for the Jayhawks has flipped the Big 12 race around, leaving the Cowboys and Sooners, who both defeated KU, as two of the biggest...
David Fox
1 year ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for Feb. 15. • Swimsuit cover girl Kate Upton said those two little words that sent pulses racing across the fruited plain: "I'm single." I wonder if Justin Verlander knows...
Rob Doster
1 year ago
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
Selection Sunday is about a month away, and the picture for who’s in and who’s out of the NCAA Tournament is becoming more clear. In general, most of the 68 spots are fairly certain. Of the 32 conferences, we’ve tabbed 20 as being one-bid...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
With college football’s spring practice and basketball’s postseason around the corner, Athlon Sports decided this would be a good time to evaluate each school’s coaching tandem. In this ranking, we aimed to reward balance. In short, which...
David Fox
1 year ago
Unpredictability has been the hallmark of the 2012-13 college basketball season. Just last week, TCU defeated Kansas for perhaps the biggest upset during the regular season since Chaminade defeated Virginia and Ralph Sampson in Maui. On...
David Fox
1 year ago

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