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Conner Frankamp Transferring from Kansas: Latest Details, Analysis and Reaction

Sophomore guard Conner Frankamp has decided to transfer from Kansas University, per Gary Bedore of Frankamp appeared to be dissatisfied with his minutes last season and his chances of earning more playing time in the upcoming...Show More Summary

Winners and Losers from 2014-15 Preseason AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings

At long last, the first Associated Press Top 25 poll of the 2014-15 college basketball season has arrived, and there was no shortage of winners and losers. After nearly seven months of reading varying opinions on who will be the best...Show More Summary

2014 AP Preseason Basketball Poll Released

The Associated Press has released its first Top 25 college basketball poll, and, predictably, the Kentucky Wildcats are the No. 1 team in the nation. Armed with another exceptional freshman class, highlighted by Karl Towns and TylerShow More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: 5 Things Wildcats Must Prove Early in 2014-15

Heading into the 2014-15 season, there aren't too many questions about Kentucky basketball. Returning a majority of the players that made the national title game and getting four McDonald's All-Americans joining them on a roster makes...Show More Summary

North Carolina Basketball: 5 Things Tar Heels Must Prove Early in 2014-15

The North Carolina basketball team is No. 6 in the country and has visions of a national championship at the end of the year, but there are things it must take care of early in the season. In fact, the Tar Heels only have three games before the Battle 4 Atlantis, where they play Butler, either UCLA or Oklahoma and then likely Florida or Wisconsin. Show More Summary

Ranking College Basketball's Most Physically Imposing Lineups in 2014-15

The Kentucky Wildcats enter the 2014-15 college basketball season with one of the most physically imposing lineups in history, but there's certainly no shortage of big men on the nation's top teams. Last week, we looked at the best "small ball" lineups for the upcoming season. Show More Summary

Southwest Mississippi Basketball Player Throws Down 360, Between-the-Legs Dunk

Please find a way to get Southwest Mississippi Community College's C.J. Polite in this year's NCAA dunk contest. The Bears forward can throw down nasty dunks, as this video shows. During his team's "Midnight Madness" event, Polite completed a 360, between-the-legs dunk that sent the gym into a frenzy. Show More Summary

Fordham Basketball: Top 5 Nonconference Games in 2014

Fordham basketball once again enters a season in rebuilding mode—this time, however, with a young team that could finally end the Rams' two-decade struggle in the Atlantic 10. Much has been made of how difficult Fordham's schedule is, given the fact that the Rams will have to play 18 games against Atlantic 10 opponents. Show More Summary

Chris Clarke to Tennessee: Volunteers Land 4-Star SG Prospect

The Tennessee Volunteers got a boost to their 2015 recruiting class, as guard prospect Chris Clarke has committed to the school. Matthew Hatfield of has the report: The 6'5", 170-pound shooting guard is considered a 4-star recruit by 247Sports. Show More Summary

College Basketball Stars Facing the Most Pressure for 2014-15 Season

(NOTE: The following story is best read while Queen and David Bowie's "Under Pressure" plays in the background.) Less than two weeks from the start of the 2014-15 season, teams all over the country are making the final preparations for the long road ahead. Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball: Toughest Matchup for Each Projected Starter in 2014-15

The Syracuse basketball team is less than a week away from its first competitive action. While Sunday's game against Carleton University is only an exhibition, it will be a tough test for a young Syracuse squad. In fact, Carleton led Syracuse by 17 at home last year before the Orange won in overtime. Show More Summary

Virginia Basketball: Toughest Matchup Each Projected Starter Will Face in 14-15

The Virginia Cavaliers open the 2014-15 season in just two weeks with a trip down to James Madison. The Cavaliers, coming off one of the greatest seasons in school history, have a fairly easy schedule in November, but things should heat...Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Greatest College Basketball Scorers of the 2000s

Stephen Curry not only tops our list of the 10 greatest college basketball scorers of the 2000s but was one of the best scorers in the history of the game. It was a pretty horrendous decade for music, but the 2000s produced quite a few college basketball players who made us wonder where they rank in the all-time list of scorers. J.J. Show More Summary

An Early Guide to the 2014-15 College Basketball Season: From A to Z

The calendar is about to turn to November, which means we've almost made it through the long offseason and college basketball is nearly back. Practice began Oct. 3 and the first games are set for Nov. 14, with almost daily action until the championship game in Indianapolis next April. Show More Summary

Ohio State Basketball: 5 Things Buckeyes Must Prove Early in 2014-15

The 2014-15 Ohio State basketball program is in a position that it hasn ’t been in very often under Thad Matta. It's a dark-horse contender. The Buckeyes have plenty of young talent, but the loss of mainstays like Aaron Craft, LaQuinton Ross and Lenzelle Smith Jr. Show More Summary

Villanova Basketball: Toughest Matchup Each Starter Will Face in 2014-15

When you take a glance at the regular-season schedule of the Villanova Wildcats, you will realize there are a decent amount of big names on it. The Wildcats will face VCU, Syracuse, all of their Big Five rivals and either Michigan or Oregon during nonconference play, while foes like Georgetown and St. Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Most Hyped Teams in College Basketball History

Believe it or not, there was a such thing as hype in college basketball before recruiting videos, Twitter and Facebook. Yes, we learn about potential and the next great thing in today’s college basketball world long before the freshmen...Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: Spartans' Best Fits in Early 2015 Signing Period

It'll probably take a year or two, or maybe even three, before head coach Tom Izzo realizes which one of his 2015 commits best fits his Michigan State program. Granted, the veteran Spartans coach knows what he's doing, which is why he...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: John Calipari Has His Platoons All Wrong Right Now

I'm all in on John Calipari's platoon approach. It's a bold strategy, but once he ran it out onto the floor, any other approach would have seemed silly. When you looked at this team and all the talent it has from 1-10, this was really...Show More Summary

5 Things Jayhawks Must Prove Early in 2014-15

The Kansas Jayhawks come into the 2014-15 college basketball season ranked no. 5 in the nation. After a disappointing finish to last season and the loss of many key players, including Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid, to the next level,...Show More Summary

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