College Basketball Articles

Marcus Paige
One of the recent clichés in college basketball is that the four-year senior is disappearing. True, underclassmen led the way for Final Four squads for Duke and Kentucky, but the postseason award circuit has its share of seniors. Three of the...
David Fox
7 months ago
Josh Pastner
Earlier this week, Athlon Sports ran down the top 50 coaches in college basketball for 2015-16. This isn’t necessarily the flip side of that argument, but these are the coaches who are facing the most pressure in this upcoming season.The...
Mitch Light
7 months ago
Not all decisions in these coach rankings are easy. If we wanted it to be easy, we’d simply put together a list of wins and go from there. But not all wins are equal and not all coaching jobs are equal. In determining our top 50...
David Fox
7 months ago
John Calipari
In 2015-16, the head man in Lexington will be the most accomplished coach in the league. At least in that way, the SEC coach lineup is fairly standard. Yet the 13 coaches around John Calipari represent a drastic shift in the SEC’s...
David Fox
7 months ago
These are interesting times for coaches on top of the Big Ten. Tom Izzo is coming off a frustrating regular season and a triumphant trip to the Final Four. Bo Ryan is coming off the best two-year stretch of his career and a (perhaps premature...
David Fox
7 months ago
Sean Miller
Compared to the lineups in other power conferences, the Pac-12 coaching lineup has a few key items missing on its collective résumés. Namely, a coach who has been to the Final Four. The Pac-12 is the only one of the top nine conferences...
David Fox
7 months ago
When the Big East reconfigured three years ago, the league had its share of questions. Among them, did the league have the powerhouse coaches to be a powerhouse conference? Brad Stevens had left for the NBA. Jay Wright’s program was...
David Fox
7 months ago
Bill Self
In Big 12 basketball, the more things change, the more things stay the same. Missouri and Texas A&M left the league long ago (relatively speaking). Coaches Rich Barnes and Fred Hoiberg have gone to new places. For more than a decade,...
David Fox
7 months ago
Question: What do you do when you are playing your best friend in Madden NFL 16 and you realize this game has gotten away from you and you are getting your butt kicked in EVERY way? Answer: Hit the reset button on the game console...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
7 months ago
Question: What do you do when you are playing your best friend in Madden NFL 16 and you realize this game has gotten away from you and you are getting your butt kicked in EVERY way? Answer: Hit the reset button on the game console...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
7 months ago
Mike Krzyzewski
Not only did Mike Krzyzewski win his fifth career national championship last season, he further ensured the ACC cornered the market on national title-winning coaches. The ACC is the home of four coaches who have won a national title:...
David Fox
7 months ago
Here on the Athlon Sports Cover 2 podcast, we’re taking a brief and infrequent break from our college football coverage to take a quick look at the college basketball season ahead. As teams prepare for Midnight Madness and the start of...
David Fox
7 months ago
Tyler Ulis
Believe it or not, college basketball season is sneaking up on us. Although the traditional Oct. 15 start date and Midnight Madness is becoming a thing of the past for some programs, the start of practice remains a landmark worthy of a party...
David Fox
8 months ago
At schools like Florida State and Clemson, four- and five-star recruits waltz onto campus every year. This year’s superstar-in-waiting is competing with last year’s hotshot, who has spent a full year in the system and in the strength...
Jon Kinne
8 months ago
For some, sports can be the difference between a relationship working and falling apart. Well this won’t be a problem anymore for Kentucky Wildcat fans. BBNmeetup has launched a dating website solely for those who love the University of...
Josh Hamburger
10 months ago
Since 2003, Kansas head coach Bill Self has been consistently producing championship caliber teams and players. And though he may be 52 years old, he apparently still has plenty of game left in him. While in South Korea for the World University...
Josh Hamburger
10 months ago
When you are among the top college basketball coaches in the country, NBA offers often come about and rumors spread. Kentucky coach John Calipari has apparently been linked to the Sacramento Kings for the head coach position. Yet, there has been no...
Josh Hamburger
10 months ago
As arguably one of the nation’s top college basketball coaches, Wisconsin’s Bo Ryan announced that he would retire after this upcoming season. Ryan has been the team’s head coach since 2001, amassing a 357-125 overall record over...
Josh Hamburger
10 months ago
New SEC commissioner Greg Sankey and several league basketball coaches supported removing the Confederate flag from conference campuses and athletic facilities. Speaking on the summer SEC men’s basketball teleconference, Sankey...
David Fox
10 months ago
Athletes often love social media, especially Twitter, because it gives them a platform to speak upon to their millions of fans. They can interact with others, and it gives a way to broadcast to a large audience whenever. However, there are also...
Josh Hamburger
10 months ago
With only a few unsigned prospects left in the 2015 class, recruiting analysts can begin to evaluate the top classes. But this year might make it a little more difficult than in years past. The top prospects of this class have not chosen...
Jeremy Simon
10 months ago
Lauren Hill did so much in her 19 years of life. The basketball star raised money for cancer research through her charity, Layup 4 Lauren, and became a household name. It seemes like all she wanted to do is play with her teammates one last...
Jasmine Watkins
10 months ago
Jahlil Okafor Talks About Losing His Mother and His Duke Family in New Ad
Jahlil Okafor is destined to be a high pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.  Before he made it to this point, the former Duke star went through a lot of adversity in his life. Okafor lost his mother at the age of nine and from there things changed...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Love & Basketball Comes to Reality in This On-Court Proposal
Basketball is a tough game especially if the stakes are high. North Carolina State alum Alex Johnson pulled off the basketball game to end all games. While playing with girlfriend Brey Dorsett, he pretended to trip and fall. Before he got...
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago
Nolan Smith
If there's one place Nolan Smith would be treated like a celebrity, it would be Durham. Smith went to the most famous school in the area, and was a star on the Duke basketball team. He even won a championship with the Blue Devils....
Jasmine Watkins
11 months ago

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