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Virginia Basketball: 5 Eye-Popping Stats from Cavaliers in 2014-15

The No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers are off to their best start since 2000-01 after improving to 10-0 on Thursday with a win over Cleveland State. The 70-54 win was UVA's ninth win by double digits on the season. As usual, a stingy defense has led to Virginia's outstanding start. Show More Summary

Duke vs. UConn: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

The 10th installment of the rivalry between Duke and UConn takes place Thursday night at 8 p.m. at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Although the Huskies and Blue Devils have only faced each other on a few occasions, some...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: What's on the Line for Tar Heels vs. Ohio State?

Ten games into this season, North Carolina still hasn't shown whether it's going to be a good team, a great team or one that struggles all year long. It's actually been all those things, unable to pick an outfit to wear out on the town and instead remains stuck in front of the mirror. So consider Saturday's game against No. Show More Summary

Fordham's Eric Paschall, Christian Sengfelder Helping Rams Build a Better Future

Fordham head coach Tom Pecora has been saying all along that the Rams' three upperclassmen—s enior Bryan Smith and juniors Ryan Rhoomes and Mandell Thomas— have to " lead the way." When they do, Fordham has a shot, as evidenced by the...Show More Summary

Keep an Eye on Arizona; Kentucky's Not the Only Team with a Shot at 40-0

While the entire world talks about Kentucky's quest for 40-0, there's another Wildcats team that at least has a snowball's chance in Arizona of running the table, too. There are still nine undefeated teams across the country, but let's...Show More Summary

5 Ways Connecticut Basketball Can Upset Duke

The defending national champion Connecticut Huskies will take on the No. 2 Duke Blue Devils on Thursday evening from the neutral-site IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. After last season’s magical NCAA tournament run ended with them cutting down the nets, this year has been a bit of a difficulty for the Huskies. Show More Summary

Michael Jordan’s College Converse Sneakers Auctioned Off for $33,387

We all know that Michael Jordan memorabilia goes for a ton of money. That statement was backed up today, when a pair of sneakers that His Airness wore went for an […] The post Michael Jordan’s College Converse Sneakers Auctioned Off for $33,387 appeared first on SLAMonline.

Michigan State Basketball: Bryn Forbes, Matt Costello Keys to Success This Year

Michigan State clicks when Bryn Forbes and Matt Costello are clicking—look no further than the Spartans’ 66-46 victory Wednesday night over Eastern Michigan for proof of that. Finally without a guard on his left hand/wrist, Forbes shot...Show More Summary

Georgia State Sharpshooter R.J. Hunter Won't Be a Mystery for Long

R.J. Hunter doesn't have much time for anything other than swishing jumpers. So for the last three years almost every night around midnight while most his peers are cramming for tests or crushing beers, Hunter has made his way to the Georgia State gym to get up shots. Show More Summary

College Basketball Coaches Whose Stock Is Soaring Early in 2014-15

It's the holiday season, which is a good time to reflect on the previous year and analyze who has been naughty and who has been nice. This applies to the college basketball world too—particularly the coaches. Though conference play won't...Show More Summary

Branden Dawson Injury: Updates on Michigan State Star's Wrist and Return

Michigan State forward Branden Dawson suffered a wrist injury against Eastern Michigan and will miss the remainder of Wednesday night's game. The team's official Twitter account reported the latest on Dawson's ailment: Dawson has been a significant contributor for the Spartans all season, tallying 11.6 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: How Wolverines Can Turn the Season Around

After three losses in a row, it's clearly time for panic in Michigan. The Wolverines aren't quite as bad as the 6-4 record seems to indicate, especially with the miserable losses to N.J.I.T. and Eastern Michigan. However, this is not...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: 5 Eye-Popping Stats from Tar Heels in 2014-15

Through 10 games of the 2014-15 season, the numbers reveal a handful of interesting developments for the 7-3 North Carolina Tar Heels. Some of the gaudiest figures, either positively—such as Kennedy Meeks ' field-goal percentage — or...Show More Summary

D'Angelo Russell Emerging as Top 2015 NBA Draft Guard Prospect in College Hoops

Though no doubt a terrific talent out of Montverde Academy, there were some questions prior to the season regarding freshman D'Angelo Russell's outlook as an NBA prospect. But those questions have become less pressing after a month at...Show More Summary

Jason King's Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments in the NCAA

College basketball has had some surprises and disappointments already this season. Duke's Jahlil Okafor quickly established himself in college with monster stat lines and has proven to be the real deal for the Blue Devils. The top-ranked...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Would Wins in Remaining Nonconference Games Guarantee 40-0?

You may find the notion that the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team will finish the season undefeated laughable, but there is something even more laughable than that—the rest of the SEC. However, before Kentucky gets to beat up on the...Show More Summary

Ranking the Best College Basketball Teams Not in the AP Top 25

There isn't enough space in the AP Top 25 for every tournament-worthy team to be ranked, but we're picking up the slack by ranking the 20 best teams outside the Top 25. Did you know that this year marks the 25th anniversary of the first...Show More Summary

Odds on the Last Undefeated Team in College Basketball: Handicapping the Field

Could we be headed for a second straight college basketball season with an undefeated team at the start of the NCAA tournament? Perhaps a better question: Are we more likely to have two 34-0 teams or zero? After a little more than one month of play, only nine undefeated teams are left in the country. Show More Summary

Report: Dayton Dismisses Devon Scott For Stealing From Dorms

The 7-2 Dayton Flyers will be without its starting center and his backup for the rest of the season. It will also leave the squad with a dire need for […] The post Report: Dayton Dismisses Devon Scott For Stealing From Dorms appeared first on SLAMonline.

Duke Basketball: 5 Most Important Games Remaining

After defeating Elon 75-62, Duke is 9-0 on the season and will look to continue the streak Thursday night against Connecticut. Duke has looked dominant at times this season, and the offense was nearly unstoppable in the road win at Wisconsin earlier this month. Unfortunately for Duke, Wisconsin is the team’s only big-time win to date this season. Show More Summary

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