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  1. A father's parting gift pushes LeVelle Moton

    Myron Medcalf

    For 33 years, LeVelle Moton wouldn't touch the light blue bike that eventually turned rusty brown, a symbol of his pride and heartache. To ride that bike would suggest that he'd accepted his father's absence in his life. It was the last gift he'd ...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. Who will play point guard for Kansas?

    Myron Medcalf

    Earlier this year, Kansas announced that Naadir Tharpe had chosen to transfer to another school for personal reasons. And a promising preseason for a team that has won or shared the last 10 conference titles was pre-empted by the perennial point guar...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  3. Michigan pokes Wisconsin with Chappelle

    Myron Medcalf

    On Thursday night, Michigan announced that it will face Wisconsin in Ann Arbor on Jan. 24 after the Big Ten released its schedule. That announcement came with a challenge ... ...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  4. Calipari calls show after coaching criticized

    Myron Medcalf

    One rule in talk radio? Don't knock the guy who just left your show because he probably hasn't exited the building yet. On Wednesday, John Calipari appeared on WFAN on Mike Francesa's popular radio show. After he left, Francesa questioned Calipari...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  5. I'm excited to see: Wooden Award race

    Myron Medcalf

    Last season began with a variety of contenders for the Wooden Award, one of college basketball's honors for national player of the year. But Doug McDermott seized the lead early and maintained it for the bulk of the season. That race lacked the dr...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  6. What if 'Pistol' Pete had a 3-point line?

    Myron Medcalf

    There are some records that will never be broken. There are others that will never be threatened. "Pistol" Pete Maravich's 44.5 points per game average (1,381 points in 31 games) during the 1969-70 season, an NCAA high by a mile, probably will ...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  7. Report: Average player worth $200K-plus

    Myron Medcalf

    On Friday, a federal judge ruled that student-athletes at the top college programs should be compensated for the collective use of their names, images and likenesses. The NCAA will appeal the decision by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken, who ruled ...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  8. Bracket reveal: EA Sports Maui Invitational

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: It's time to reveal the fields for some of college basketball's biggest early season tournaments. Follow along as we break down the tournaments. All previews can be found here. Tournament: EA Sports Maui Invitational When and whe...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  9. Bracket reveal: Legends Classic

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: It's time to reveal the fields for some of college basketball's biggest early-season tournaments. Follow along as we break down the tournaments. All previews can be found here. Tournament: Legends Classic When and where: Nov. 24-...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  10. Bracket reveal: Gildan Charleston Classic

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: It's time to reveal the fields for some of college basketball's biggest early season tournaments. Follow along as we break down the tournaments. All previews can be found here. Tournament: Gildan Charleston Classic When and wher...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  11. Bracket reveal: MGM Grand Main Event

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: It's time to reveal the fields for some of college basketball's biggest early-season tournaments. Follow along as we break down the tournaments. All previews can be found here. Tournament: MGM Grand Main Event. When and where: ...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  12. Myron Medcalf: My dinner companions

    Myron Medcalf

    It's almost time for high school seniors to start filling out their college applications, on which they'll answer essay questions like the standard: If you could invite four people, living or dead, to dinner, who would it be and why? That got us to t...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  13. Best Offensive Teams in 2014-15

    Myron Medcalf

    The 2014-15 campaign, believe it or not, will begin in a few months. Don't worry, college basketball fans. It's coming. Today, we'll take a look at next year's top offensive teams -- and a few programs that could use some help -- entering the upco...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  14. ADs fighting to keep good coaches

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball, as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 13: VCU's Shaka Smart. On Thursday, we release No. 12. It begins again each year. Ed Mc...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  15. Hoiberg takes risks, succeeds with transfers

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: Over the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. On Monday, we unveil No. 15: Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg. On Tuesday, we release No. 14. He had a plan, but he di...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  16. What Mudiay means for Larry Brown

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball, as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 21: SMU's Larry Brown. On Monday, we release No. 20. At the time, many thought former SM...

    Blog | June 06, 2014