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  1. Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein among nation's best shot-blockers ...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla identifies the top five shot-blockers in college basketball, including Kentucky forward Willie Cauley-Stein.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014
  2. Keys on how to beat the Wisconsin Badgers - College Basketball

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway outlines the keys to beating Wisconsin ahead of its Final Four tilt versus Kentucky. While there's no surefire solution, he writes that the Wildcats would be best served by attacking the Badgers' defense and limiting big man Frank Kaminsky.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  3. No. 11 Kentucky rebounds from 2nd loss to shut down Boise State

    James Young scored 17 of his 21 points in the first half, and No. 11 Kentucky used solid defense to hand Boise State its first loss, 70-55 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 10, 2013
  4. Duke's defense hurt by rule changes

    Bruce Pearl

    The Duke Blue Devils are off to another great start offensively, averaging 87 points per game while moving the ball, creating 16.3 assists and shooting over 50 percent from the field. This team can shoot from long range, play fast, score a lot of poi...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  5. 2013-14 College Basketball Preview - Kentucky Wildcats

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway previews the 2013-14 season for Kentucky. The Wildcats should compete for a national title with one of the most talented freshman classes in the country.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2013
  6. Why rim scoring, defense hold key to success in college basketbal...

    Jeff Haley

    Jeff Haley explains why rim scoring and rim defense often hold the key to the national championship race, and evaluates this season's top contenders by their ability to score at and protect the rim.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  7. Ranking the nation's top 10 frontcourts

    Seth Greenberg

    The adage that says the college game starts with the guards is true, but to win a championship you need strong frontcourt play. Having a low-post presence that draws a double-team puts tremendous pressure on the defense. If he's complemented by ...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  8. Florida Gators lead ranking of nation's top 10 frontcourts - Coll...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg gives his early ranking of the 10 best frontcourts in college basketball for the 2013-14 season. The Florida Gators lead the list.

    Blog | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  9. Ranking the nation's top 10 frontcourts

    Seth Greenberg

    The old adage that the college game starts with the guards is true, but to win a championship you need strong frontcourt play. Having a low-post presence that draws a double-team puts tremendous pressure on the defense. If he's complemented by a...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  10. Florida Gators lead ranking of nation's top 10 frontcourts - Coll...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg gives his early ranking of the 10 best frontcourts in college basketball for the 2013-14 season. The Florida Gators lead the list.

    Blog | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  11. Michigan's Trey Burke among top 10 closers in the country - Colle...

    Seth Greenberg

    Seth Greenberg lists his top 10 "closers" in college basketball, explaining which players -- on both offense and defense -- do the best job of closing out the final four minutes of a game and coming up with the win.

    Blog | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  12. Why Duke Blue Devils miss Ryan Kelly, plus other takeaways - NCB...

    John Gasaway

    The Duke Blue Devils are a much weaker team on both offense and defense without Ryan Kelly, writes John Gasaway. Plus, potential issues for Missouri and Kentucky.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2013
  13. Baylor ends Kentucky's 55-game home streak

    Kentucky's 54-game winning streak at Rupp Arena came to an end on Saturday when the No. 8 wildcats were upset by Baylor 64-55.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 01, 2012
  14. King: Former players paint Texas Tech's Billy Gillispie in a diff...

    Jason King

    Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie is in a world of trouble because of allegations of mistreatment from former players. But several of his former players are coming to his defense.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2012
  15. Projecting college basketball's top five defenses this season - N...

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway of Basketball Prospectus projects the nation's five best defenses for the 2012-13 season.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  16. Tom Crean digs into old Louisville defenses

    Eamonn Brennan

    Basketball strategy, like strategy in all sports, evolves in fits and waves. The game changes, and teams change with it, from player body types to positional traits to coaching philosophies and defensive styles. The game becomes more physical, or les...

    Blog | July 05, 2012