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Fordham's Jon Severe: 'I Can't Win Unless We Win'

Fordham's Jon Severe is in the beginning stages of what could be the most important season of his basketball career. Severe was a star in high school, averaging 21.6 points as a senior at Christ the King in Queens, where he led the school to multiple titles and was named New York State's Mr. Show More Summary

College Football Players on the Hot Seat in Week 9

When push comes to shove, will these players get it done? This weekend's college football games feature a number of big-time matchups, ones that will go a long way toward determining who makes the playoffs as well as which teams get into other notable bowl games. Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Best College Basketball Personalities to Follow on Twitter

With the start of college basketball's regular season now (mercifully) just three weeks away, it's time to make sure you're following all of the right personalities on Twitter. It's one thing to watch college basketball games and read...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Will Tar Heels Go Undefeated in 2014-15 Nonconference Play?

The beauty of the college basketball regular season—as opposed to its football counterpart—for the top teams is that an early loss or two does not ruin their long-term goals. That means powerhouses like North Carolina are incentivized...Show More Summary

Why Delon Wright Has the Most Complete Game in College Basketball

Unless you are an avid Pac-12 follower, chances are that Utah's Delon Wright was probably the best college basketball player you didn't hear about last year. Don't expect him to fly under the radar this time around, however, as Wright...Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines with the Most to Prove in 2014-15

In essence, John Beilein’s entire team at Michigan has a lot to prove this season. And it has a few holes to plug. The Wolverines just lost stars Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III to the NBA—so there goes roughly 30 points, a couple of blocks and steals, about seven assists and 73 manpower-minutes of production per game. Show More Summary

Shamed by Ouster, Mike Rice Trying to Coach Way Back into Game He Can't Quit

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia — The coach who hurled a basketball at a player's head and called another a "fairy" sits in a back corner booth at Ruby Tuesday, sipping from a glass of peach tea. Fifteen months after leaked footage of Mike...Show More Summary

College Basketball Recruiting: High School Teams Loaded with Talent in 2014-15

The college basketball stars of tomorrow will come from all over the country. Coaches have scoured gyms looking for that next great player to add to their roster. A lot of that recruiting is done on the AAU and travel ball circuit, which pretty much exists solely to showcase the top prospects in the nation. Show More Summary

Arizona Basketball: Could Arizona's Sean Miller Go with a Twin Towers Lineup?

Sean Miller has something on his 2014-15 Arizona Wildcats roster that few college coaches ever have at the same time: two legitimate seven-footers. Junior Kaleb Tarczewski (7'0", 245 lbs.) and incoming freshman Dusan Ristic (7'0", 240...Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Best 'Small Ball' Lineups in NCAA Basketball for 2014-15

With Kentucky having seemingly every talented big man in the country, VCU, Wichita State and Michigan State headline what figures to be a long list of college basketball teams employing small-ball lineups during the 2014-15 season. It's...Show More Summary

Syracuse Basketball Recruiting: Make-or-Break Players for 2015 Class

The 2014-15 Syracuse basketball season hasn't even started yet, but there is already buzz about the potential of the 2015-16 Orange team. Over the summer, head coach Jim Boeheim said his 2015 recruiting class is his best ever. Boeheim...Show More Summary

Karl Towns vs. Jahlil Okafor: Who's Favorite for No. 1 Pick in 2015 Draft?

Two of the No. 1 overall candidates for the 2015 NBA draft happen to be big fellas this year. Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky's Karl Towns, each of whom fit the profile of your traditional one-and-done freshman, should quickly find...Show More Summary

LeBron James Presented with Ohio State Locker Before Preseason Game

The Cleveland Cavaliers will take on the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at the Schottenstein Center, the home of the Ohio State basketball team. To honor one of their bigger fans, the Buckeyes left LeBron James with his own personal locker...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 20 Coach-Player Duos in College Basketball in 2014-15

Every college basketball coach is only as good as his players. Schemes and set plays can only do so much; for a coach to be successful, he has to have talent and be able to work with that talent effectively. Look at the top teams inShow More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: 5 Takeaways from Wildcats' Early Practices

Despite the fact Kentucky football is off to a 5-1 start, the Commonwealth is still all ears when it comes to Kentucky basketball. Thanks to a couple early practices, football might be left in the rearview mirror as Big Blue MadnessShow More Summary

Fordham Basketball Picked to Finish Last in the Atlantic 10

Fordham isn't getting much respect these days. When you look at what the Rams have done of late, perhaps that's understandable. Thirty-nine wins in six seasons isn't going to excite the masses. In fact, when you've performed as poorly...Show More Summary

College Basketball Players Whose Production Will Increase Drastically in 2014-15

There are dozens of college basketball players every season who come out of seemingly nowhere to more than double their scoring total from the previous year, and Michigan's Zak Irvin should headline this year's group of those players. Being...Show More Summary

Kobe Paras: Video Highlights for UCLA Recruit

The UCLA Bruins have already secured a commitment from prized Filipino basketball recruit Kobe Paras for their 2016 class. Sharing a first name with Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is reason enough to buzz about Paras' skills and decision to take his talents to one of the most storied college programs. Show More Summary

Battered but Not Beaten: Former MSU Star Paul Davis on His Journeyman Career

Displayed proudly in a “little bottle” are three “teeth-like” pieces of cartilage that nearly ended Paul Davis’ professional basketball career. And every so often, the former Michigan State superstar center stares at what’s left of them. Show More Summary

Predicting the Preseason AP All-American Teams for the 2014-15 Season

It's odd to ask a writer with his own idiosyncratic rules for preseason All-American selection to try to handicap who the Associated Press will choose as its top 15 college basketball players in America. However, this is where we find ourselves today. Show More Summary

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