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  1. Count 'Em Down: Teams poised for a leap

    Jason King

    Only in today's age of one-and-done -- and, perhaps, only at Kentucky -- could a team go from losing to Robert Morris in the first round of the NIT to winning the NCAA title the following season. But that will be the expectation in Lexington. A...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  2. Bracket reveal: CBE Hall of Fame Classic

    Jason King

    Editor's note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. A thread of previews and info for all 11 tourneys can be found here. When and where: Nov. 25-26 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  3. UNC's Williams gets 700th career win

    Jason King

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams picked up his 700th career victory when North Carolina defeated Villanova 78-71 at the Sprint Center on Friday. But after the game, Williams said he was equally as proud of another number. ...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  4. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    Indiana's Cody Zeller entered the 2012-13 season with loads of expectations heaped upon his broad shoulders. Along with being the leader of the top-ranked Hoosiers, Zeller also had been pegged as a potential No. 1 pick in the 2013 NBA draft -- and, a...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  5. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    For the past three weeks I've been supplying you with lists of players who could work their way into the mix for the Wooden Award. Now it's time to get serious. One month into the 2012-13 season, the fine editors at ESPN.com have demanded I tur...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  6. Battle 4 Atlantis primer

    Jason King

    Thanksgiving weekend temperatures in the Bahamas are expected to hover in the low 80s -- perfect for an afternoon of snorkeling, sunbathing or sculpting sand near the ocean. But really, who needs the beach? Basketball will be the main attractio...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  7. Best of the best: The top 10 point guards

    Jason King

    Editor's note: This list includes only those we've seen play in college before -- in other words, no freshmen. For Eamonn Brennan's list of the nation's 10 best rebounders, click here. 1. Isaiah Canaan, Murray State: The Racers senior has posted a...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  8. Jim Calhoun was tough coach for tough league -- men's college bas...

    Jason King

    Jim Calhoun became the toughest coach in the toughest league during his career at UConn. Former players and fellow coaches recall a man who was often at his best amid adversity.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  9. SMU's Tim Jankovich adjusts to new role -- men's college basketba...

    Jason King

    Tim Jankovich went from head coach of a contending team to assistant coach of a struggling team -- and he did so voluntarily. SMU's coach-in-waiting under Larry Brown explains the mixed emotions that came with his decision.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  10. Bracket reveal: Charleston Classic

    Jason King

    Tournament bracket for the 2012 Charleston Classic presented by Foster Grant When and where: Nov. 15-16, 18 at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. Initial thoughts: This could turn out to be one of the better nonconference tournaments. ... Baylor adva...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  11. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    Thomas Robinson or Anthony Davis. Anthony Davis or Thomas Robinson There isn't a wrong answer, so whoever wins this year's Wooden Award will be more than deserving. As an official voter, I've thought long and hard about that ballot I'll be c...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  12. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    Kentucky's Anthony Davis retained his No. 1 ranking on this week's ballot, but it's not as if he had much competition. Thomas Robinson of Kansas has played just one game since the last ballot was released, and that was against Big 12 doormat Texas Te...

    Blog | February 22, 2012
  13. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    I warned folks in Tuesday's edition of King's Court that Kansas' Thomas Robinson was hardly the national player of the year lock that so many considered him to be. One day later, Robinson has been bumped from the No. 1 slot of at least one Wooden Awa...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  14. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    The race for the 2011 Wooden Award was basically a two-man show. Some voters liked Brigham Young's Jimmer Fredette. Others preferred Kemba Walker of Connecticut. But the choice was always between one or other other: Kemba or Jimmer, like Coke or D...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  15. Pitino and his Cards keep finding a way

    Jason King

    LOUISVILLE -- Kyle Kuric swished two huge shots to force overtime and Peyton Siva made the game-winning layup in Louisville's 62-60 victory over Vanderbilt at the KFC Yum! Center on Friday. But the real life-saver in the Cardinals' win never left ...

    Blog | December 03, 2011