The Louisville Cardinals? We've seen this story before. ESPN Insider John Gasaway writes that Louisville is following the same path the UConn Huskies did in last year's tournament. Now we'll see if it leads to a championship.
ESPN Insider John Gasaway takes a swing at conventional wisdom, writing that "slowing down the tempo" isn't a solution for knocking off the Kentucky Wildcats. If a team wants any chance to win, it needs to speed it up and spread it out.
Connecticut is struggling, but why? John Gasaway peers under the hood and finds that turnovers and a lack of suffocating defense are holding the Huskies back. Without some improvements, it could short circuit any return to the Final Four.
John Gasaway ranks the top 25 freshmen in the country. It's no surprise that the Kentucky Wildcats fare well, but their dominance in the SEC may soon be challenged as a number of the conference's team sport top young talent this season.
John Gasaway examines a couple of modern greats in Kemba Walker and Jimmer Fredette to see if they outperformed some past legends. Turns out, whether it's the '80s, '90s or today, the game's best players compare quite closely.
John Gasaway of Basketball Prospectus analyzes the top coaches of the past five years in college basketball's six major conferences on a per-possession basis. Bo Ryan and Mike Krzyzewski compare very well, but they can't touch Bill Self.