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Michigan Basketball: Why U-M Frontcourt Will Be Better Than Expected in 2014-15

After a promising freshman season, Mitch McGary sat out nearly the entire 2013-14 schedule due to a back injury—and if it weren ’t for a pesky drug test, the 6’10” big man would be eligible for 2014-15. OK, so there’s that. Michigan will certainly miss his presence in the middle. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: How Each Freshman Can Earn a Starting Role in 2014-15

It's odd to enter a college basketball season and see a John Calipari-led Kentucky Wildcat team returning superstar talent from the previous recruiting class, especially coming off a trip to the Final Four. To the chagrin of the rest of the sport, that's where we find ourselves in 2014-15. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Despite Troubles, P.J. Hairston Proving Value at NBA Workouts

Like dozens of other professional basketball hopefuls, P.J. Hairston has spent his past two months bouncing across the country from gym to gym, using every chance he can get to show off the skills and ability that would make him worthy...Show More Summary

Joel Embiid Shares Awesome Pre-Surgery Selfie

Less than a week before the 2014 NBA draft, highly touted prospect Joel Embiid has undergone surgery on his foot. The former Kansas star let his fans know he was prepared for the operation with a pre-surgery selfie. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported Thursday that Embiid suffered a stress fracture in his foot. Show More Summary

Michigan State Basketball: The Biggest NBA Success Stories in Spartans History

Michigan State has produced a multitude of successful NBA players through the years. From the days of head coach Jud Heathcote leading the Spartans to the ongoing era under Tom Izzo, MSU's players have translated their success from the...Show More Summary

Gonzaga Basketball: The Biggest NBA Success Stories in Bulldogs History

Gonzaga basketball has turned out some truly great college basketball players. The Bulldogs have always specialized in taking middle-of-the-road recruits and developing them over four years to be contributors to the program. This strategy...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: How Brice Johnson Fits into Tar Heels' Offensive Picture

The biggest adjustment UNC basketball faces next season is replacing James Michael McAdoo at power forward, and Brice Johnson is option No. 1 for solving that problem. The former super-sub did an admirable job of spelling McAdoo as a...Show More Summary

Michigan Basketball: Questions Fans Want Answered Before 2014-15 Season

After a run to the Elite Eight last year and a trip to the championship the previous year, Michigan will have to answer some important questions if they want to have that type of success in 2014-15. While the Wolverines, who are coming...Show More Summary

Pitt Panthers Basketball: 5 Best Players in Team History

The University of Pittsburgh’s men’s basketball team has been playing ball for 107 seasons now, so it’s not the easiest task to single out the five best players in the program’s history. Pitt has had an uptick in recent years of players...Show More Summary

Predicting the Best Duos in College Basketball for the 2014-15 Season

There's Batman and Robin, peanut butter and jelly (or chocolate, depending on the situation), Siskel and Ebert. By themselves, they're good—but together they're great. The same principle applies in sports, where many standout duos have combined their talents to become one magnificent entity. Show More Summary

Incoming College Basketball Freshmen with Games Ideally Suited for the NBA

It's time to turn our attention to the freshmen who will be hot commodities in the 2015 NBA Draft, even though 2014's edition is still a week away from taking place. Scouts rank incoming players based on how well their skill sets should...Show More Summary

UCLA Basketball: The Biggest NBA Success Stories in Bruins History

If you were ever asked, out of the blue, to re-edit a great director’s movie from the full original footage, you might feel the dread responsibility of being called to trim down something sublime that you hadn't helped to grow. There...Show More Summary

Duke Basketball: How Will Jon Scheyer's Promotion Impact Coaching Staff?

Duke basketball has become a self-sustaining organism over the past quarter-century. Coach Mike Krzyzewski invites players into the program, grooms them into the sort of basketball minds he'd like to work with, then hires the best, usually...Show More Summary

Fordham's Nemanja Zarkovic an Early Pick for Fan Favorite

Nemanja Zarkovic is going to be a fan favorite at Fordham. Maybe that's because of the maturity and confidence he displays on and off the court. It might be a result of his team-first mentality. Or it could be as simple as this: It appears...Show More Summary

Joel Embiid Injury: Updates on NBA Draft Prospect's Foot and Recovery

Kansas product Joel Embiid, one of the top prospects in the 2014 NBA draft, has suffered a foot injury. The severity of the ailment and its potential impact on his draft stock is currently unknown. Jeff Goodman of spoke with Luc Richard Mbah a Moute of the Minnesota Timberwolves as well as a league source. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: How Does Marcus Paige Compare with the All-Time Great UNC PGs

North Carolina's Marcus Paige was named this week, by Sporting News' Mike DeCourcy, as college basketball's No. 1 point guard in the nation. After a respectable freshman campaign, Paige blew up last year as a sophomore. Before the conclusion...Show More Summary

Villanova Basketball: The Biggest NBA Success Stories in Villanova History

The phrase "quality over quantity" certainly applies to Villanova's association with professional basketball. Only 39 Wildcats have played in either the NBA or ABA, but there have been plenty of success stories from that small sample...Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: The Biggest NBA Success Stories in Wildcats History

Kentucky basketball has turned into a powerhouse for great NBA talent. With 22 players (and counting) currently in the NBA, the Wildcats have the most former players in the big leagues. It shouldn't come as a surprise as Kentucky's rich...Show More Summary

Offseason Storylines College Basketball Fans Wish Would Go Away

The college basketball season officially runs from November to early April. This is when actual games are contested and players get to (mostly) focus on playing the game. Then there's the long offseason, when it seems like far too much...Show More Summary

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