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Kentucky Basketball: Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Rest of Wildcats' Season

Things have been perfect for the Kentucky Wildcats quite literally. Following a two-point win at LSU, Kentucky has blasted its last four opponents, winning by a margin of 26 points per game. The final stretch doesn't have the toughest games for Kentucky, but there will be challenges without a doubt. Show More Summary

The Secret Weapon for Title Contenders in 2015 NCAA Tournament

There’s cable TV, not to mention those 24/7 IV drips of analytics, bracketology websites, rankings—it seems like we’re far past a time for keeping secrets in college basketball.? But they hover on benches, in numbers, even within a particular star’s game. Show More Summary

10 NCAA Basketball Players Who Have Improved Their NBA Stock the Most This Year

Quite a few college players were practically locked into their NBA draft position before the season even started. We knew freshmen such as Jahlil Okafor, Karl-Anthony Towns and Stanley Johnson would be lottery picks before they stepped on campus. Show More Summary

Debate: What Is the Best College Hoops Conference in the Country?

Despite having the top-ranked team in the country, the SEC is not looked at as the dominant conference in basketball the way it is in football. If not the SEC, which conference is the best in college basketball? Stephen Nelson is joined...Show More Summary

Tom Pecora and His Fordham Rams Are Proving the Doubters Wrong

Fordham didn't just beat La Salle Wednesday night. It did so in convincing fashion. The Rams never trailed in their 63-48 win over the Explorers in front of 1,586 at the Rose Hill Gym. It was Fordham's fourth win in its last six games, and its third in a row at home. Show More Summary

Jahlil Okafor Headlines List of Finalists for 2015 Oscar Robertson Award

With the college basketball regular season winding down, postseason awards races are starting to heat up. The United States Basketball Writers' Association has announced the finalists for the Oscar Robertson Award given to the nation's...Show More Summary

March Madness 2015 Bracket: Predicting Fate of Notable Bubble Teams

Life on the bubble is never as simple as it sounds. It's not as easy as providing a singular answer such as "team X must win X games to make the bracket." In reality, the aptly named "team X" might just win all of those games, but aShow More Summary

Adidas March Madness Uniforms Include D Lillard 1, J Wall 1 and D Rose 5 Boosts

As it has done in recent years, Adidas has unveiled special uniforms for its college basketball teams to wear during March Madness. For the 2015 "Made in March" collection, teams will be able to wear special D Lillard 1's, J Wall 1's and D Rose 5 Boosts. Adidas' latest collection has a throwback feel to it. Show More Summary

NCAA Tournament 2015: Bubble Teams Playing Their Way out of Field

Although teams currently on the NCAA tournament bubble have a few more weeks to prove themselves, a few squads are headed in the wrong direction. This is the time of year where college basketball programs are put under a microscope to see if they are truly worthy of a bid to the Big Dance. Show More Summary

Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, February 26, 2015

Fact: Jahlil Okafor (30 points, 9 rebounds) joins elite Duke company in becoming only the fifth Blue Devils freshman to score 30 points in a game ( Johnny Dawkins, J.J. Redick, Kyrie Irving and Jabari Parker). Bleacher Report will be...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from Blue Devils' Season So Far

Most teams would be pleased, if not relieved, with an overtime victory on the road in conference play. Duke is not most teams. The Blue Devils couldn’t have felt great about their struggles to finally pull away from a pesky Virginia Tech squad during Wednesday’s game, especially because the Hokies are now 2-13 in conference play. Show More Summary

Big Ten Tournament 2015: Dates, Top Players to Watch in Upcoming Event

The Big Ten may not have as many highly ranked teams as the ACC, but there will certainly be plenty of star power on display in Chicago during the conference tournament. Between Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky, Ohio State’s D’Angelo Russell, Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell, Penn State’s D.J. Show More Summary

ACC Tournament 2015: Dates, Top Players to Watch in Upcoming Event

There may be better conferences top to bottom than the ACC, but good luck finding a league with more star power and name recognition than the group that includes Virginia, Duke, Notre Dame, North Carolina, Louisville, Syracuse, Pittsburgh...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy College Basketball 2015: DraftKings Lineup Advice for Feb. 26

There are a mere three days standing between college basketball and the madness of March, which means DraftKings players are running out of time to win some daily fantasy contests this season. Thursday offers a small slate of games that...Show More Summary

Big 12 Tournament 2015: Teams That Must Excel in Conference Tourney

With the deepest conference in college basketball, the Big 12 tournament is going to be an exciting one. However, it will be more important for some teams than others. While all 10 teams will go into the event hoping to come away with a title, conference tournaments are more used as a stepping stone for the NCAA tournament. Show More Summary

Big East Tournament 2015: Dates, Top Players to Watch in Upcoming Event

If you are waiting for classic Big East tournament matchups at Madison Square Garden like the ones between Jim Boeheim's Syracuse squads and John Thompson's Georgetown teams, you may have to check ESPN Classic. Gone are the Syracuses, Louisvilles, Notre Dames, Connecticuts, West Virginias, Boston Colleges and Pittsburghs from the league. Show More Summary

SEC Tournament 2015: Dates, Top Players to Watch in Upcoming Event

As of this writing, the SEC is still planning on holding its annual conference tournament instead of just awarding the trophy to mighty Kentucky. Sure, the Wildcats are the most dominant force in college basketball, but it is called March Madness for a reason. Show More Summary

Chris Jones Charged with Rape, Sodomy: Latest Details, Comments

Chris Jones, who was dismissed from the University of Louisville basketball program on Sunday, reportedly has a warrant out for his arrest on charges of rape and sodomy. Andrew Wolfson of The Courier-Journal reports the alleged sexual assaults occurred Saturday night and involved women ages 19 and 20. Show More Summary

March Madness 2015: Predicting Top Programs Destined to Lose in First Weekend

The draw of March Madness is that even the most prominent teams with veteran coaches are still vulnerable to losing early. Last season's NCAA tournament saw Duke go down in the round of 64 while Syracuse and Kansas were knocked off in the next round. Show More Summary

NCAA Tournament 2015: Stock Watch for Bubble Teams at Week 16

Nothing on the NCAA tournament bubble happens in a vacuum. That's the primary fact to keep in mind at this point in the season. Everyone wants to ask, "What does (insert favorite team) need to do to make the tournament?" However, it doesn't work that way. Show More Summary

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