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  1. Shane Battier joins ESPN as men's college basketball analyst

    Recently retired forward Shane Battier has reached a multiyear agreement to join ESPN as a men's college basketball analyst.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2014
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  3. NBA coaching jobs lack security, control of top college programs

    Dick Vitale

    When you compare the college basketball scene to the NBA, there is a big difference in coaching security and stability.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  4. LeBron James praises Connecticut Huskies coach Kevin Ollie

    LeBron James remembers just about every detail from his days playing alongside Kevin Ollie in Cleveland, including that the newly crowned coach of the NCAA champions wore No. 12.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  5. Ollie leads new era of coaches

    Myron Medcalf

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Richard Hamilton and Ray Allen, NBA veterans and former Connecticut standouts, were standing 15 feet from the podium as the Huskies -- their Huskies -- celebrated atop the podium at AT&T Stadium while confetti fell from the rafter...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  6. Alonzo Mourning, three others make Naismith Hall

    Alonzo Mourning and NCAA championship-winning coaches Nolan Richardson and Gary Williams have been voted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  7. Kansas Jayhawks freshman Andrew Wiggins not fully appreciated bec...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    The true talent of Kansas Jayhawks freshman Andrew Wiggins can't be properly appreciated because we're too busy comparing him to LeBron James and the NBA's best.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  8. Top 25 college-bred NBA players in the modern draft era -- colleg...

    Eamonn Brennan

    Which college basketball players have turned into the best pros in the modern draft era? Here are our top 25.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  9. Path to the Draft: No. 3 Connecticut

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the weeks leading up to the June 27 NBA draft, we'll be taking a look at the 20 schools that have produced the best pros in the modern draft era (since 1989, when the draft went from seven to two rounds). Click here to read Eamonn Brennan's explan...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  10. Path to the Draft: Top 10 from the Big 12

    Jason King

    The Big 12 may have a reputation as a football conference, but the league's presence in the NBA is glaring. Texas product Kevin Durant is arguably one of the three best players in the game along with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. Kansas' Paul Pierce ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  11. Path to the Draft: No. 15 Memphis

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the weeks leading up to the June 27 NBA draft, we'll be taking a look at the 20 schools that have produced the best pros in the modern draft era (since 1989, when the draft went from seven to two rounds). Click here to read Eamonn Brennan's explan...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  12. Planning for the NBA always risky

    Eamonn Brennan

    On Sunday, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that rising UNLV sophomore Katin Reinhardt would leave the Rebels in favor of a transfer, possibly to play for USC. This decision drew an immediate wave of criticism. It didn't help that Reinhardt r...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  13. Today's pro players overscheduled, overstretched

    Howard Bryant

    Professional sports has reached its tipping point. The players, already too big, already too fast, already too strong, are now engaged in a game of attrition not against the other team, but against the regular season.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  14. LeBron James, Kobe Bryant in awe of Jack Taylor's 138-point night...

    NBA starts LeBron James and Kobe Bryant took plenty of notice of Grinnell College's Jack Taylor scoring an NCAA-record 138 points in only 36 minutes of playing time Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  15. Coach K now LeBron's surrogate mentor

    Eamonn Brennan

    When LeBron James was an 18-year-old NBA rookie, he averaged 20.9 points, 5.9 assists and 5.5 rebounds in 39.5 minutes per game. It was by far the worst season of his career -- by the time he was an NBA "sophomore" he was well on his way to putting u...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  16. Take Two: Time for a 24-second shot clock?

    Eamonn Brennan and Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: Would college basketball be better off if it reduced its shot clock from 35 seconds to the NBA-level 24? Eamonn Brennan and Myron Medcalf debate that topic in our latest Take Two Tuesday. There are a few strange things about amateur...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  17. Former NBA veteran, Cincinnati standout Pat Cummings dead at 55

    Pat Cummings, who played with five NBA teams over a 12-year career after being selected Metro Conference Player of the Year at Cincinnati, was found dead in a New York apartment, according to police. He was 55.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012