Joe Johnson didn't want his son to play basketball like he did, so he taught Nick Johnson, a standout at Arizona, to do more than he ever did. That work is clear.
A surprising number of returning stars, a freshman class that's been salivated over for years and a bevy of national title contenders has us already counting down the days until the 2013-14 season.
Arizona's Derrick Williams has earned his respect on the court. After waiting patiently for his turn in the spotlight, the kid no one talked about is the talk of Tucson.
Stephen Curry? Red-hot. The SEC? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2008 college basketball season? Dana O'Neil has the answers.
Will Brandon Jennings be the first of many players to skip college and instead play in Europe? These college coaches don't think many teenagers will take that gamble, writes Dana O'Neil.
This past season's freshman crop was unique. Don't expect the one-and-dones to be as prevalent in college hoops this coming season. But it doesn't take much to turn the youngsters to the NBA draft, writes Dana O'Neil.