John Gasaway looks at the new nine-team WCC and still sees two teams clearly at the head of the pack: Saint Mary's and Gonzaga. But BYU could have something to say about it by season's end.
John Gasaway looks at the Virginia Cavaliers, who have gotten off to a hot start and may just be the favorites to be the ACC's third best team behind bluebloods Duke and Carolina.
John Gasaway looks at the 11-1 start for Kansas State, and tries to tap into what might make it sustainable.
John Gasaway looks at the surprisingly horrid start of UCLA to see what's been going wrong and whether the Bruins can turn things around in Pac-12 play.
Mark Turgeon's hire has Maryland's AD extremely excited. John Gasaway tries to put that excitement in context to show how the new coach could impact the Terps.
John Gasaway looks at the role of luck in college basketball, writing that even the best coaches catch a lot of breaks -- and that it shouldn't take away from their on-court success.
Duke sits atop both of the major preseason polls, but there's more than critical consensus backing up the Blue Devils' claim to the No. 1 spot.
John Gasaway debuts his new ESPN Insider feature, Poll Position, with a look at the new AP poll. Using his unique statistical perspective, he explains why Kansas State is highly overrated at No. 3.