In ESPN The Magazine, Elena Bergeron writes that while the NBA was slow to acknowledge the slow death of the center, the progression of big men has long been evident at the college level. Look no further than this year's draft crop
Jerry Colangelo and USA Basketball pick players the way the Vatican picks popes. But with the hoops world gaining on Uncle Sam, ESPN The Magazine's Elena Bergeron wonders if this is any way to build a Dream Team.
The Summer Buzz series tips off in Connecticut to check in with Jim Calhoun and his Huskies, with in-depth analysis from Jay Bilas, Doug Gottlieb, Fran Fraschilla and Joe Lunardi on UConn's 2011-12 outlook.
The DePaul Blue Demons have had a long-term lease on the Big East basement, even with the addition of Oliver Purnell as head coach last season. As 2011-12 approaches, is there any hope for improvement?
Age might not matter in the early rounds of the NCAA tournament, but it's certainly a factor for teams in contention for the Final Four. That's bad news for the No. 1-overall-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes, the youngest of the four top seeds.
Whether they're on the court or riding the pine, Coach K's Blue Devils keep on chattering and winning. Kyle Singler, Nolan Smith and Kyrie Irving explain what on-court communication means to Duke basketball.
The Summer Buzz series heads to Kansas State, where the Wildcats return six top scorers, including star G Jacob Pullen, and expectations are higher than ever. Doug Gottlieb and Joe Lunardi add analysis of what's to come.
The Summer Buzz series heads to Villanova, where the loss of key upperclassmen has the Wildcats struggling to fit all of their talent together. Jay Bilas, Joe Lunardi and Doug Gottlieb add analysis of what's to come.