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Updated Rankings for College Basketball's Best Point Guards in 2014-15

Before this season, I wrote that shooting guard was the deepest position in college basketball. After trying to determine the best 20 points guards this week, I'd like a mulligan. Point guard is the deepest position in the country. Simply take a look at some of the honorable mentions who didn't make it. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: 5 Burning Questions for Remainder of Wildcats' Season

It's hard to come up with burning questions for the Kentucky basketball team when it's sitting undefeated (19-0, 6-0 SEC) and steamrolling opponents. However, there are some issues that still need to be addressed. Whether it's the growth or decline of a player, if the team can keep it up or the rotation, there are things that need to be sorted out. Show More Summary

Contender or Pretender: Final Four Chances for Each Top 25 NCAA Basketball Team

Not every AP Top 25 team should be considered a contender to reach the Final Four of the 2015 NCAA tournament. We're not even convinced every team in the Top 10 is worthy of that honor. Obviously, we have no idea who these teams will be facing in the NCAA tournament. Show More Summary

Ohio St. Basketball: Each Buckeyes Starter's Biggest Area to Improve in 2014-15

It is much easier said than done, but perhaps college basketball fans and media members should not overreact to any losses before the month of February. After all, the 2014-15 Ohio State Buckeyes went from the second-best team in the...Show More Summary

Florida's Dorian Finney-Smith Throws Down Go-Ahead Hammer Dunk vs. Alabama

Florida's Dorian Finney-Smith broke his game-long scoring drought Tuesday night in one of the most dramatic ways possible. The junior forward threw down a hammer dunk against Alabama that ended up winning it for the visiting Gators. Finney-Smith's jam finished off Alabama, 52-50. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from ACC Clash vs. Syracuse

The North Carolina Tar Heels passed the first of three major tests in a row Monday with a 93-83 win over Syracuse. The Tar Heels played a sloppy first half against the struggling Orange, but they cleaned their game up enough to breeze...Show More Summary

Indiana Basketball: Each Starter's Biggest Area of Improvement in 2014-2015

The past two months have seen Indiana transform from an afterthought into a contender in the Big Ten. Considering head coach Tom Crean was on the hot seat at the start of the season, this has to be surprising for just about everyoneShow More Summary

Understated Utah Star Delon Wright Is Too Good to Overlook Any Longer

Utah’s two radio broadcasters were handed stat sheets after a big December win at BYU. The game’s star, Delon Wright, still anxiously shoulder-surfed on the Marriott Center floor: How many turnovers? In this case, more than he bet on. Show More Summary

Florida vs. Alabama: Live Game Reactions and Analysis

At 9 p.m. ET, the Florida Gators (10-9) will take on the Alabama Crimson Tide (12-6) at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The game tonight is a crucial one for both teams as each needs to steady the ship after a rocky couple of...Show More Summary

Tulsa vs. Tulane Men's Basketball Live Blog: Instant Reactions and Analysis

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the Tulane Green Wave will square off at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans tonight at 6 p.m. CT for the first time as members of the American Athletic Conference. Tulsa has rattled off nine straight wins after a 6-5 start and is 7-0 in conference play. Show More Summary

Pitt Basketball vs. Virginia Tech Live Blog: Instant Reactions and Analysis

This season hasn't exactly gone well for the Pittsburgh Panthers and Virginia Tech Hokies. While the Hokies were never expected to threaten in a top-heavy ACC, Pittsburgh began the season as a dark horse with the potential to turn some heads in the conference. Show More Summary

The Best Unde-the-Radar Rivalries in College Basketball

Any basketball fan is familiar with the rivalry between Duke and North Carolina. Other high-profile rivalries, such as Louisville-Kentucky, Indiana-Purdue and Xavier-Cincinnati, strike a chord with most hoops fans as well. However, there...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Keys to Beating Notre Dame in ACC Showdown

Now that Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has reached the 1,000-win milestone—doing so with Sunday's win at St. John's in New York City—the Blue Devils can get back to business achieving their more sought-after goal: winning the ACC. Fourth-ranked...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: 5 Burning Questions for Remainder of Tar Heels' Season

With North Carolina's win Monday night over Syracuse, the Tar Heels are 17-4 overall and 7-1 in the ACC. Carolina has won six straight games and 11 of the last 12. Things are looking up, but now is not the time to grow stagnant. This team has a quick turnaround from the Syracuse game. Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy College Basketball 2015: Top Player Picks for Jan. 27

Excelling in daily fantasy sports is all about finding value. Luckily, there is plenty of that available in DraftKings ' college basketball contests for Jan. 27. There are plenty of top players available at high costs, but these menShow More Summary

Maryland Basketball: 5 Burning Questions for Remainder of Terrapins' Season

The Maryland Terrapins have fared much better this year than almost anyone could have predicted, but there are still questions as the squad enters the home stretch of the season. With 10 regular-season games remaining, the Terrapins are 18-3 overall with a 6-2 record in the Big Ten. Show More Summary

College Basketball Players Who Need to Step It Up to Salvage 2014-15 Season

College basketball teams across the country are building toward conference tournaments, and the Big Dance in March, but there are a number of players who must step up to save the season from either an individual or team level. Some players...Show More Summary

Conference Rankings Based on Final Four Potential in 2014-15 Season

Everyone agrees that Kentucky is the top-ranked college basketball team in the country at the moment. But which conference is No. 1? It's certainly not the SEC, where Kentucky resides—or rather dominates. Other than the Wildcats, the...Show More Summary

Struggling Texas on the Verge of Missing out on NCAA Tournament

Austin, we have a problem. The Texas Longhorns are loaded with talent and potential. Execution, though, has been a different story, and it could be what ultimately keeps them from participating in the 2015 NCAA tournament. That's a pretty bold assertion about a team that The Associated Press ranked No. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Is There Still Reason to Worry About Wildcats Offense?

The sky must be falling in Lexington because the Kentucky basketball team (19-0, 6-0 in SEC) only scored 58 points against South Carolina and 65 points against Vanderbilt in its last two games. After all, if there is any aspect of the...Show More Summary

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