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How Utah landed fast-rising NBA prospect Jakob Poeltl

No. 25 Utah tops No. 8 Wichita State 69-68 in OT<p>When Utah assistant Andy Hill sat down to watch Austria face the Netherlands on the first day of the …

Best and worst of college basketball's opening month

<i>College basketball's opening month featured surprise teams, disappointing players, remarkable shots and memorable gaffes. A look back at the best and</i> …

2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preview: The ACC

Remember when we knew that the death of the Big East was inevitable? It was only three years ago that Syracuse and Pitt announced they’d be joining …

2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preview: The Big 12

One week into the college basketball season, the Big 12 has emerged as the sport’s most intriguing conference. I can’t believe I once doubted if the …

2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preview: The Big Ten

Another year of college basketball in the books, another Big Ten team in the Final Four that didn’t win a national championship. Since Michigan State …

Breakdown: La Princeton Offense dei Michigan Wolverines

Nel variegato mondo NCAA, dove spesso le stelle sono i coach e non i giocatori, non è difficile imbattersi in squadre che fondano i propri successi …

Why NBA fans should embrace college basketball

Stop the fighting! College basketball is cool too and it's time NBA fans start supporting it.<p>It happens every year, usually around March when college basketball is finally gaining national attention and even the biggest NBA fans are starting to zone out before an eternal regular season gives way to …

2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preview: The Pac-12

Grab your flasks, Arizona fans, because this is about to get depressing. You’ve been warned.<p>And for everyone else: Have you realized how brutal the …

2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preview: The SEC

Don’t look now, but SEC basketball is on a big-time rise. But seriously, don’t look now. This season will yet again be “Kentucky, Florida, and maybe …

25 Most Intriguing Players in college basketball

Back by popular demand (or at least an absence of protest), I present my annual Most Intriguing Lists previewing the season in college basketball. …

College Hoops Hype Meter: Which Freshmen Should You Get Excited About?

What is a “hype meter”?A hype meter (n.) is a theoretical device that measures how much excitement should be associated with a certain person or …

College Basketball

2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preview: The American Athletic Conference

The American is the best conference in college basketball.<p>Now that I have your attention, let’s return to earth. Of course I don’t mean that the …

Top 10 college prospects for 2015 NBA draft

College freshmen have dominated the top of the NBA draft in recent years, and that trend is expected to continue in 2015. Led by Duke center Jahlil …

College basketball Crystal Ball: SI picks the Final Four and more

It's been 218 days since UConn cut down the nets after defeating Kentucky in the national championship. And now, after a long offseason, it's finally …

Welcome to 'The Year After'

It's a Monday in October, and Gregg Marshall has pressing concerns.<p>First, of course, is practice. Today the Shockers are putting in "Monster," their …

Basketball

Seven small-conference teams with Cinderella potential

<i>Yahoo Sports' 2014-15 college basketball season preview continues with a look at seven mid-majors with Cinderella potential this March. And for those</i> …

2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preview: The Big East

It is upon us. We’re exactly one week away from 40and0.com, the Crean Face picture, and @KUBoobs all being relevant again. We’re a week away from …

2014-15 College Basketball Preview: Top Breakout Players

Who are the players that are poised to become stars in college basketball this season? Here are a few to keep an eye on.<p><i>The college hoops offseason</i> …

College Sports

2014-15 College Basketball Preview: All-Defensive teams

Who are the best defensive players in college basketball? We break down the top players in the nation.<p><i>The college hoops offseason is painfully long.</i> …

College Sports

2014-15 College basketball preview: 20 under-the-radar freshmen

We know all about the McDonald's All-Americans who are singled out even before they set foot on a college campus. Here are 20 freshmen you may not …

College Sports

2014-15 College Basketball preview: 15 least appreciated players

Chasson Randle at Stanford. Jarvis Summers at Ole Miss. These are but two players who should be getting more props. Let's highlight some more.<p>Some …

College Sports