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  1. Kentucky Wildcats could be a team worthy of the No. 1 rank -- Col...

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway looks closer at the talent level of Kentucky this season and writes whether it justifies making the Wildcats No. 1 overall.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2014
  2. Arizona Wildcats T.J. McConnell revitalizes team's defense - ESPN...

    Matt Giles

    For ESPN The Magazine, Matt Giles writes that with the ball-hawking, all-Atlantic 10 defender T.J. McConnell as its backbone, Arizona's defense has had to carry the load.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  3. 3-point shot: USA hoops on solid ground

    Andy Katz

    1. The commitment to USA basketball at the junior national team level is at an unprecedented level. Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, who chairs the junior national team committee, said Wednesday that the consistency of coaches and players was never done i...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  4. Numbers to Know: Friday's matchups

    Tobin Petitpas

    (ESPN Stats & Information's Next Level preview of Friday's Sweet 16 games) (12) Oregon vs (1) Louisville, 7:15 ET In their Round of 32 win over Colorado State, Louisville scored 42 points in the paint. In the 2013 NCAA tournament, Louisvill...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  5. 3-point shot: Jim Calhoun in a good place

    Andy Katz

    1. The seven non-FBS Big East schools have always wanted to exit for the 2013-14 season if they could get out in time and the TV deal -- with Fox -- was done. The problem is they can't and don't want to leave, according to a high-level source within ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  6. 3-point shot: How the other half travels

    Andy Katz

    1. Chartering to road games has become less of a luxury and more of a necessity for programs that want to compete at the highest level. Gonzaga has consistently chartered to road games the past few seasons. Part of the reason the Zags play such a nat...

    Blog | December 27, 2012
  7. 3-point shot: Kansas ready for another run

    Andy Katz

    1. Kansas coach Bill Self said sophomore Ben McLemore is the top NBA-level talent on the roster, but the go-to guy when the Jayhawks need a bucket is likely going to be Elijah Johnson. McLemore had the most talented label even while sitting out last ...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  8. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist makes name for himself with Kentucky - 201...

    Andy Katz

    The freshman has been on a tear in the tournament. He's earned the admiration of Calipari for his play and his approach to the game.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  9. Alabama-Kentucky Preview

    Alabama-Kentucky Preview

    Preview | January 20, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: Syracuse 87, Providence 73

    Andy Katz

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A quick look at No. 1 Syracuse's 87-73 victory over Providence at the Dunkin' Donuts Center: Postgame impression: Syracuse continues to grow into a formidable force with each game. Sure, you can question the level of its compet...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  11. NBA draft 2011: Duke's Kyrie Irving has the potential to be an Al...

    David Thorpe

    David Thorpe evaluates Kyrie Irving, the likely No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Thorpe determines that while Irving is an excellent player with all-star potential, his lack of elite athleticism will prevent him from becoming a Derrick Rose-level superstar.

    Blog | Conversation | April 28, 2011
  12. 2013 guards on display at Carolina Challenge

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Just shooting some 3s ... The Carolina Challenge allowed three of the best guards in North Carolina's 2013 class showcase their games. Each one of these guys has the potential to play at the highest level of college basketball. 1. Anton Gill (Ralei...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  13. What we learned from TV games, Naismith finalists

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s ... 1. What we learned from TV games Anthony Davis (Chicago/Perspectives) and Branden Dawson (Gary, Ind./Lew Wallace) are big-time players. Those who watched them on ESPN Thursday night, should keep in mind the level of competition they...

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2010
  14. One game against Brandon Jennings escalated Kemba Walker.

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Just shooting some 3s ... 1. Where it began for Walker The Kemba Walker you're seeing at Connecticut is an evolution of a point guard. Believe it or not, he spent three seasons in high school being tracked as an excellent mid-level guard. And then h...

    Blog | Conversation | November 24, 2010
  15. Steve Lavin wants to borrow Knicks' digs

    Eamonn Brennan

    Steve Lavin has gotten off to a pretty decent recruiting start at St. John's. He's not exactly reeling in Kentucky-level talent just yet, but he is making local headway, and that's objective No. 1 for any coach looking to lift the Red Storm out of it...

    Blog | August 17, 2010
  16. Oklahoma St.-Texas A&M Preview

    Oklahoma St.-Texas A&M Preview

    Preview | March 02, 2010