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Michigan State Basketball: Buying or Selling Spartans as 2014-15 B1G Champs

Pinpointing Michigan State's potential is always difficult. The same should be true for the 2014-15 Spartans, who have enough talent to win the Big Ten but lack a certain appeal that makes it easy to predict them as league champions. Why? That’s easy: Michigan State often throws a curveball to the world of college hoops. Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: Most Important Games on Blue Devils' 2014-15 Schedule

College basketball seasons are defined by performances in March, but there are still plenty of important games that help pave the road to the Madness. Duke is looking to bounce back from a rather disappointing 2013-14 campaign by its lofty standards. Show More Summary

Pittsburgh Basketball: 5 Biggest Adjustments the 2014-15 Panthers Must Make

Last season, Pitt proved its usual formula of deliberate offense and stifling defense would still be good enough to get the team back to the NCAA tournament out of a new conference. However, a fifth-place finish—marginally better than...Show More Summary

Villanova Basketball: Biggest Lessons from Wildcats' 2014 Offseason so Far

Villanova is not as big of a program as the likes of Kentucky and North Carolina, so it is not in the news every week during the offseason, but the Wildcats did come into focus on a few occasions this summer. From recruitment news to...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: Why Aaron Harrison Is Wildcats' Most Indispensable Player

Kentucky basketball is the deepest team in the country this season, but even the Wildcats can’t lose stars with impunity. Of all the big names on the Big Blue roster, postseason hero Aaron Harrison is the one who must stay healthy to...Show More Summary

Earl Grant to College of Charleston: Latest Contract Details, Analysis, Reaction

Longtime assistant men's basketball coach Earl Grant is getting his shot to helm his own team, taking over as head coach for the College of Charleston.'s Mike Robertson reported the news of Grant's hiring on Tuesday, relaying a message from the school's president, Glenn McConnell. Show More Summary

The Program

Under the direction of coach Lindsay Gottlieb, California has emerged as a West Coast power. The post The Program appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kentucky Women's Basketball Players Tower over Wildcats Cheerleaders

It may be hard to believe just by looking at this picture, but all of these women are college students. It shouldn't be too difficult to figure out which of them are basketball players and which are cheerleaders. Alyssa Rice, a 6'3" freshman, is on the far left, while the tall female on the right is 6'6" junior Ivana Jakubcova. Show More Summary

Ranking the Biggest Changes in College Basketball over the Past Decade

College basketball has changed significantly over the past decade. Amid changes to what necessitates a whistle, new or moved lines on the court, conference realignment, added television exposure and the oft-debated one-and-done rule,...Show More Summary

Fordham Basketball: Success in Canada, Hurdles Back Home

People are feeling pretty good about the Fordham Rams these days. Rightfully so, I might add. Fordham head coach Tom Pecora told last week that he's been particularly impressed with freshmen Eric Paschall, Nemanja Zarkovic,...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: 3 Burning Questions About Wildcats' 2015 Recruiting Plans

Kentucky basketball has been the cream of the crop when it comes to recruiting over the last five years. Since head coach John Calipari took over the program, the Wildcats tend to finish top in the country in recruiting rankings andShow More Summary

Ohio State Basketball Recruiting: Breaking Down the State of the 2015 Class

It seemed like Thad Matta and the Ohio State basketball coaching staff could do no wrong when it came to the recruiting trail for the class of 2015, but they received their first bit of bad news recently. Mickey Mitchell, a versatile...Show More Summary

Biggest Obstacle Facing Top College Basketball Contenders in 2014-15

Every college basketball team in America can have their national championship hopes derailed by any number of issues. Entering the season, however, they all have very specific strengths and weaknesses for fans to point to and obsess over. Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Biggest Lessons from Wolverines' 2014 Offseason so Far

Ever since Michigan ended its basketball season on March 30, 2014 in a heartbreaking loss to Kentucky in the Elite Eight, a lot has happened in the offseason that has shaped how the upcoming season may play out. Along the way, the Wolverines have learned a few things over the past few months as we enter the 2014-15 season. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Breaking Down the Tar Heels' Complete 2014-15 Schedule

Most of the opponents were already known, and a handful of dates and locations were penciled in. But now that North Carolina has formally released its 2014-15 basketball schedule, we can really start looking ahead to what the Tar Heels...Show More Summary

2014-15 Roster Preview: Post Players

With the release of the 2014-15 schedule, we can now start looking forward to a new season. Things can obviously change, but it also appears that the Alabama basketball roster is now in place for the 2014-15 season. While Alabama did...Show More Summary

Top 2015 Recruit Caleb Swanigan an Old-School Big Ready to Bang with CBB's Best

The next big thing—literally—in college basketball is Caleb Swanigan. Swanigan, a top prospect in the class of 2015, is a mountain of a post player—at 6'9" and 260 pounds—who has actually eaten his way to excellence. See, it's rare in...Show More Summary

Under-the-Radar Freshmen to Watch in 2014-15 CBB Season

Hoops fans have already heard the names of the most hyped freshmen arriving for the 2014-15 college basketball season—the Jahlil Okafors and Myles Turners—but there are plenty of others who will make major contributions. Just as unheralded...Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Wolverines' Early Blueprint to Win the Big Ten

Michigan is, from top to bottom, one of the most complete and fundamentally sound basketball programs in the country, so of course it has a shot to win the Big Ten on a yearly basis. Wolverines coach John Beilein has made that so. While...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: How Far Behind Is Trey Lyles After Missing Bahamas Trip?

In the wake of the Kentucky Wildcats' 5-1 eight-day run through international opposition in the Bahamas, college basketball analysts stateside are marveling. Journalists who've seen hype fail to materialize time and time again are now...Show More Summary

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