Chad Ford examines the plethora of power forwards, including Derrick Davors and Ed Davis, that could be available for this year's draft. Also, he checks in on the draft viability of Harvard's Jeremy Lin.
Chad Ford examines why NBA teams usually turn up their noses at college seniors come draft day and names the top 10 four-year players with a chance to crack the first round in June. Plus, other updates to his Big Board.
The 2008-09 college basketball season is almost 2 months old. And the nonconference portion of the schedule is nearly complete. So it's time to take a look at where the ACC stands with conference play on the horizon.
We all know about UNC (loaded and lookingo for a national title) and Duke (returning all but one key contributor), but don't sleep on Miami. Yes, you may not be able to pick the Hurricanes out of a lineup, but they're for real, and the ACC knows it.
Wayne Ellington finished with 24 points while Tyler Hansbrough had 18 Sunday to help the top-ranked Tar Heels beat Clemson 86-81 in the ACC tournament championship game, a victory that almost certainly locks up a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.