College Basketball Articles

Fresh off an oustanding summer spent as part of Team USA’s dominant run through the FIBA World Cup in Spain, Kenneth Faried has just gotten paid — big time. The relentless power forward, who started next to Anthony Davis for the...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Montrezl Harrell
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 9 Louisville will play under its fourth different conference banner under Rick Pitino when...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
John Calipari
Sorry to break it to fans outside of Lexington and Gainesville, but SEC basketball is a little stale. Kentucky and Florida have established a two-team power structure at the top of the league so close that the two teams have the same league...
David Fox
9 months ago
Javan Felix
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 10 Texas is a contender in the Big 12 and on the national stage again. Both prospects were...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Terran Petteway
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 11 Nebraska ended a 16-year NCAA Tournament drought last season, but the Cornhuskers return...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Darrun HIlliard
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 12 Villanova is built to win the Big East for a second consecutive season, something the...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Steve Fisher
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 13 San Diego State is preparing for another run in the NCAA Tournament after reaching the...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Sean Miller
The Pac-12 has reversed its fortunes among the major conferences, but there remains an area where the league is lagging. Remember, this is a league that is two years removed from sending only two teams to the NCAA Tournament, its regular...
David Fox
10 months ago
Branden Dawson
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 14 Michigan State is riding its longest Final Four drought under Tom Izzo, but don’t...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Fred Hoiberg
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 15 Iowa State has rebuilt itself into a national contender, and that shouldn’t be any...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Georges Niang
Georges Niang is hardly a household name among casual fans, but he has earned respect the hard way: by winning. Niang played in the shadow of Nerlens Noel and Wayne Selden in prep school but was part of an Iowa State trio a year ago — along...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Tom Izzo
The Big Ten has taken its lumps during football season, but all that changes on the hardwood. Much of that is due to the coaches on the bench, a deep group of some of the nation’s best coaches that’s only getting better. Tom...
David Fox
10 months ago
Malcolm Brogdon
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 16 Virginia enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2013-14, sweeping the ACC regular season and...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Askia Booker
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 17 Colorado is enjoying the best era of basketball in program history. Tad Boyle has led the...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Kevin Pangos
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 18 Gonzaga is gearing up for another run beyond an West Coast Conference title and an NCAA...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Treveon Graham
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 19 VCU continues to be one of the most consistent programs outside of a major conference...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Jay Wright
The Big East coaching roster — back in its classic lineup — was notable for its firebrands on the bench with Jim Boeheim, John Thompson, Rollie Massimino and Lou Carnesecca. The lineup in the second year of this version of the Big...
David Fox
10 months ago
Shannon Scott
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 20 Ohio State enters 2014-15 without trusty point guard Aaron Craft. Thad Matta, as...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Chasson Randle
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 21 Stanford enters 2014-15 after its first NCAA Tournament appearance in six years...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Trevor Cooney
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 22 Syracuse moves into 2014-15 with a freshman point guard and a handful of role players...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Wesley Saunders
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  Harvard continues our countdown at No. 24 as the Crimson continue an unprecedented in...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Bill Self
For the third year in a row, some of the top Big 12 coaches represent the best the University of Illinois has to offer. It’s true: All three Illinois coaches from 1996-2012 have a home in the Big 12. In the combined 16 seasons from the...
David Fox
10 months ago
Michael Qualls
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  Arkansas kicks off our top 25 countdown at No. 25 as we preview the Razorbacks in what they hope...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Larry Brown
The top of the American Athletic Conference coaches brings two coaches who reached the pinnacle of the college game 26 years apart.One is in the twilight of a 35-year career that has included titles in the NBA and college. The other is just getting...
David Fox
10 months ago
Mike Krzyzewski
Even in years before conference realignment, the charter members of the ACC more often than not could boast the best roster of coaches in the country.Now that the league has ballooned to 15 basketball members, this is almost an unfair contest.The...
David Fox
10 months ago

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