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  1. Tom Gola, La Salle basketball player and Hall of Famer, dies at 8...

    Tom Gola, the Hall of Fame basketball player who led La Salle to the 1954 NCAA title and helped the Philadelphia Warriors win the 1956 NBA championship, died Sunday. He was 81.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  2. Cinderella Stories: La Salle Explorers

    Zach McCann

    The Sweet 16 is set, primarily with big schools from bigger conferences. But it's also got a few outsiders. So, as we did last week, Playbook continues to profile the little guys, looking at their exploits inside sports -- and far away from the field...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  3. NBA stock spiking in tourney

    Chad Ford

    March Madness is here again, and it wasn't just the elite players in our Top 30 grabbing the attention of NBA scouts. The tourney always produces some performances that seem to resonate, and in particular open scouts' eyes regarding players facing a...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  4. 2013 NBA Draft - Stock going up and down for NCAA tournament star...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford takes a look at the players who improved their draft stock after this past weekend's action.

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  5. NCAA Basketball - Coaching hot seats are heating up at Ole Miss, ...

    Doug Gottlieb

    Coaching firings are an annual event in the world of NCAA basketball, but they're not always the right move. Doug Gottlieb looks to see which coaches deserve their current scrutiny.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2011
  6. 20 questions for the College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon

    Andy Katz

    Andy Katz presents 20 key questions in preparation for ESPN's College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2010
  7. Don't sleep on Kenneth Faried

    Chad Ford

    The "big six" college conferences -- the ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-10 and SEC -- obviously get plenty of attention when it comes to the NBA draft. But in the past several years, members of the other group, the mid-majors, have been more th...

    Blog | November 02, 2010
  8. NBA Draft - Kenneth Faried leads top mid-major prospects

    Chad Ford

    With the college basketball season around the corner, Chad Ford goes around the country to preview the top draft prospects scouts are watching. The mid-majors have plenty of talent, even if these prospects don't get much exposure.

    Blog | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  9. A peek inside teams' numbers

    Chad Ford

    A number of old-school GMs remain dismissive when it comes to using stats to evaluate draft prospects, but more and more NBA teams are employing stat gurus to develop formulas that can predict pro success. Some of them run teams, like the Houston Ro...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  10. NBA draft 2010: DeMarcus Cousins leads prospects in metrics-based...

    Chad Ford

    Organizational strategy plays a large role in the draft, and more and more teams are using advanced metrics to guide their selections. Chad Ford gets access to three teams' metric-based top-10 lists and unveils those rankings, in addition to other notes.

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  11. Alabi, Taylor still on the fence

    Chad Ford

    Editor's Note: Since this piece was originally published, Luke Babbitt declared for the draft. He has been removed from the group below. The proverbial NBA draft floodgates are wide open. A whopping 57 college underclassmen have already stated...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  12. 2010 NBA Draft - Chad Ford - Solomon Alabi among top prospects on...

    Chad Ford

    Early-entry candidates have flooded the NBA draft pool. But with the deadline to declare for the draft approaching, Chad Ford examines the cases of a few top prospects who are still deciding whether to stay or go.

    Blog | Conversation | April 20, 2010
  13. Doug Gottlieb: Final grades for the college basketball season

    Doug Gottlieb

    The report card is out, and Doug Gottlieb has the final grades for some of the best mid- and high majors and the schools from the top six conferences.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2010
  14. Stock Watch: Turner leads weekly risers

    Chad Ford

    We're now going full throttle into conference play and a number of top prospects are starting to get a good feel for what real college play is about. Defenses are better prepared, the atmosphere is tense and the stakes are high. Scouts have bee...

    Blog | January 12, 2010
  15. NBA Draft Blog - Evan Turner returns to action, watches stock ris...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford examines NBA draft prospects' stock, leading with a note on Evan Turner, who looked solid in his early return from a severe back injury. But there's still some concern about Turner from NBA teams. Plus news on a host of other players.

    Blog | Conversation | January 12, 2010
  16. ESPN The Magazine - Matt Giles: Big men like Jason Thompson, Jero...

    Matt Giles

    From the December 28, 2009 issue of ESPN The Magazine: NBA-bound big men are now going to mid-majors in order to get more playing time. Think Jason Thompson, Jerome Jordan and Aaric Murray, for example.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2009